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Wynonna Judd to perform at the Reilly Arts Center in June

Wynonna Judd, whose career has spanned more than three decades and included a whopping 30 million-plus albums sold, will make a visit to Ocala this summer.

East Ocala Redevelopment Committee discusses lack of interest from local companies

During their general meeting on Wednesday, the East Ocala Redevelopment Advisory Committee addressed a general lack of interest from local companies and potential solutions...

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State Attorney Aramis Ayala

Freedom Fund & Awards Gala Hosted by NAACP Marion County Branch

The NAACP Marion County Branch will host its 40th Annual Freedom Fund & Awards Gala on Friday, April 26, 2019. The Lifetime Membership Reception...

Third victim of fatal Marion County crash identified by Florida Highway Patrol

The third victim of a multiple-fatality crash in Marion County on Saturday has been identified.

Alcohol possibly a factor in Belleview roll-over crash that left three injured

A two-vehicle crash in Belleview on Tuesday afternoon that left three people injured is being investigated as a possible alcohol-related incident.
Carlota Seisdedos Rodriguez hired for new position at West Port High

Principals hiring ‘on the spot’ at Teacher Job Fair this Saturday

Marion County Public Schools will hold a teacher job fair this Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vanguard High School,...

Marion Supervisor of Elections’ youth voter challenge honored with prestigious awards

The Marion County Supervisor of Elections 2018 High School Voter Registration Challenge was honored with three awards at the 2019 Florida Public Relations Association Mid-Florida Image Awards Event.
The Bubble Tea Bar sports a large variety of flavors and a bright interior

New bubble tea bar bringing Taiwanese treat to Downtown Ocala

A new bubble tea bar is ready to open its doors to patrons this week in Downtown Ocala. The Bubble Bar is the first stand-alone...

36-year-old man among three killed in crash in Marion County

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene of an accident Saturday on State Road 40 in Marion County.

Two injured as early afternoon blaze rips through 3-car garage in Silver Springs

Marion County Fire Rescue crews battled a blaze early Sunday afternoon in Silver Springs that destroyed a garage and left two people suffering from burns.

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Multiple Ocala fire crews battle fast-moving flames in semi-truck cab

Crews from Ocala Fire Rescue responded to the 5000 block of SW 6th Place on Sunday night to battle a blaze in a semi-truck cab.

Completion of General Aviation Terminal at Ocala International Airport on track for year’s end

Construction of a new General Aviation Terminal at Ocala International Airport is on track for completion at the end of this year. We've got more from the city manager.
Pine Oaks Golf Course to be closed for residential, retail development

City-owned golf course shutting down to make way for residential and retail development

A city-owned golf course that has been a mainstay in Ocala for more than three decades is closing to make way for residential and retail development.

Marion County Fire Rescue lieutenant injured during blaze recovering after spinal surgery

A Marion County Fire Rescue lieutenant who was seriously injured while battling a house fire last week has been released from a local hospital.
N Magnolia and SR 40

Magnolia Avenue to be closed next week for water main replacement

Magnolia Avenue, from SW Broadway Street to State Road 40, will be closed beginning Monday. We've got details on the detour.

Wawa plans to wow customers with three Ocala openings on the same day

Wawa plans to open three new food markets in Ocala next week, with grand-opening celebrations planned at each one.

Deputy called into action after possible death threats during school bus tussle

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy was called to Fort McCoy Middle School on Monday afternoon after a fight broke out on a school bus and a student reportedly made death threats.
Hazardous and eletronic waste collection

City to conduct household hazardous and electronic waste collection this Saturday

The city of Ocala will conduct household hazardous and electronic waste collection this Saturday, April 20. We've got more details on what times and where.

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