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Ocala man killed while pushing disabled SUV on State Road 40

A 20-year-old Ocala man who was pushing a disabled SUV was killed Thursday night when he was struck by another vehicle.

Marion commissioners OK special use permit for popular liquor store in...

Marion County commissioners approved a special use permit on Tuesday afternoon that would allow a new owner to continue operating the Ft. McCoy Liquor Store.

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Lightning strike blamed for house fire in southwest Marion County

Crews from Marion County Fire Rescue make a quick attack on a fire Wednesday night in southwest Marion County that was started by a lightning strike.
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Father of Parkland shooting victim to speak to school employees, community

The father of a Parkland shooting victim will speak to school employees and the community later this month.

New fitness classes for dogs, residents in Ocala

A new fitness class for dogs and their owners has come to Ocala.
Marion Senior Services

Volunteers needed to pack, distribute food to local seniors

Volunteers are needed for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) to distribute food to local seniors.

Exclusive fly-in community Jumbolair, home to John Travolta, on the market for $10.5 million

The exclusive Ocala fly-in community that is home to mega-star John Travolta and boasts one of the longest private runways in the country is for sale.
Ocala Civic Theatre

Ocala Civic Theatre releases season lineup through 2020

The Ocala Civic Theatre has announced their new lineup for the 2019-2020 season.
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Popular Ocala billiards spot playing host to ‘Networking Night in White’

A popular Ocala billiards spot will play host to a networking event later this month. 

Marion County 911 Management implements new emergency communications technology

Marion County 911 Management has implemented new emergency communications technology to better pinpoint people during emergencies.

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Downtown wine, fine dining spot to host couch session in August

A downtown wine and fine dining spot will host one of the Reilly Arts Center's "Couch Session" later this summer.

Health Department in Marion County offering school immunizations

Parents have an opportunity to get one back-to-school task marked off their lists soon – getting school immunizations.
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County announces lane closures along SE 24th/28th Street through 2020

The county has announced lane closures along SE 24th/28th Street through 2020 that will start later this month. 

Sandwiches, soups made from scratch draw locals to Molly Maguire’s of Ocala

Ocala residents looking for sandwiches and soups made from scratch are keenly aware of a downtown eatery that never disappoints.

United Way recruiting volunteers for ‘ReadingPals’ program during upcoming school year

United Way of Marion County is recruiting volunteers for their ReadingPals program during the upcoming school year.

Marion sheriff seeks help in nabbing armed bandits who robbed internet cafe

Marion County sheriff’s detectives are seeking help in nabbing the armed bandits who robbed the Fish and Games Internet Café in Belleview.

Marion sheriff’s detectives hope to identify man who found stolen backpack and computer

Marion County sheriff’s detectives are asking for help identifying a man who found a backpack containing a computer recently.
Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership

Vision Workshop at chamber to benefit Wear Gloves

A workshop entitled "Power of Vision: 3 Keys to Mastering your Results" will be held at the Ocala Chamber & Economic Partnership (310 Southeast 3rd Street) on July 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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