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Bird lover claims lady friend went berserk and tried to run him over

Multiple Marion County sheriff’s deputies responded to a nasty altercation recently after a man claimed his lady friend tried to take his bird out of its cage and then run him over.

Bird lover claims lady friend went berserk and tried to run him over

Multiple Marion County sheriff’s deputies responded to a nasty altercation recently after a man claimed his lady friend tried to take his bird out of its cage and then run him over.

Victim left with scratches after brawl escalates over car keys

A Citra woman was jailed recently after a nasty spat with her man friend over car keys.

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Headlines

Ocala woman jailed after fight with romantic rival in Ocklawaha

A 22-year-old Ocala woman was arrested nearly a week after she reportedly showed up with a couple of friends at a romantic rival’s workplace in Ocklawaha and threatened to kill her, and then returned minutes after the business owner told her to leave and assaulted the woman.

21 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida ranks poorly in study on Coronavirus safety

On the day when Florida fared poorly in a study on COVID-19-related safety, 21 more local residents lost their battle with the deadly illness.

Government

Ocala Recreation and Parks Department to host four summer camps

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host four summer camps June 1 through July 30.

Ocala preparing to reopen popular splash pads

Splash pads in Ocala are preparing to reopen this month.

Ocala preparing to host tire amnesty day

The City of Ocala is hosting a free tire disposal event Saturday, March 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Intermittent lane closures planned along S.W. Hwy. 484 in Marion County

Marion County motorists and pedestrians traveling along S.W. Hwy. 484 in the vicinity of the Rainbow River Bridge can expect intermittent lane closures through March 12.

Business

Lockheed Martin teams with CareerSource Florida for apprenticeship program

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that Lockheed Martin and CareerSource Florida have partnered to develop and refine a registered apprenticeship program.

Craft Cuisine falls victim to pandemic, forced to close doors

Craft Cuisine was forced to close its doors last month amidst the global pandemic that has forced the closures of a multitude of businesses in Ocala.

Ocala police chief: ‘Marijuana legalization will produce more violent crime in Ocala’

The chief of the Ocala Police Department believes the legalization of marijuana will produce more violent crime in the city of Ocala.

Health

21 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida ranks poorly in study on Coronavirus safety

On the day when Florida fared poorly in a study on COVID-19-related safety, 21 more local residents lost their battle with the deadly illness.

On Top of the World distributing 3,500 COVID-19 vaccinations

On Top of the World has received 3,500 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for its residents.

13 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida sees jump in new cases

Thirteen more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida saw an increase of more than 6,000 new cases of the fast-spreading virus Wednesday.

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On Top of the World distributing 3,500 COVID-19 vaccinations

On Top of the World has received 3,500 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for its residents.

Milling Foundation board announces student loan opportunities

The Milling Foundation provides low-interest and even interest-free loans to graduates of Marion County schools attending the University of Florida.

Six hospitalized after air conditioner malfunctions at Lake Weir High School

Marion County firefighters and sheriff’s deputies scrambled to Lake Weir High School on Wednesday after multiple people reported having difficulty breathing.

Driver extricated after 3 vehicles collide at busy Marion County intersection

Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon when multiple vehicles collided at a busy Marion County intersection.

Obituaries

Pamela Carr Hatch

Pamela Carr Hatch, 76, of Ocala, FL, passed away on February 26, 2021 after many years of battling heart disease. Announcement by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

Alan Gordon Muir

Alan Gordon Muir, 78, of Ocala, FL, went to be with our Lord Saturday, February 27, 2021. Summer services in Lower Burrell at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery will be announced at a later date.

Arlene M. Fleming

Arlene M. Fleming, 79, of Ocala, FL and formerly East Bridgewater, MA passed away on January 16, 2021. Announcement by Legacy.com.

Crime

Ocala woman jailed after fight with romantic rival in Ocklawaha

A 22-year-old Ocala woman was arrested nearly a week after she reportedly showed up with a couple of friends at a romantic rival’s workplace in Ocklawaha and threatened to kill her, and then returned minutes after the business owner told her to leave and assaulted the woman.

Umatilla man jailed after ‘marijuana wax’ found in vehicle during traffic stop

A 20-year-old Umatilla man was arrested recently after a Marion County sheriff’s deputy stopped him for having an obstructed license plate.

Argument escalates to drinks being thrown over talking during television show

An Ocala woman was jailed recently after a nasty battle with her lady friend over a television show they were watching.

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More Headlines

Umatilla man jailed after ‘marijuana wax’ found in vehicle during traffic stop

A 20-year-old Umatilla man was arrested recently after a Marion County sheriff’s deputy stopped him for having an obstructed license plate.

13 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida sees jump in new cases

Thirteen more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida saw an increase of more than 6,000 new cases of the fast-spreading virus Wednesday.

Ocala Recreation and Parks Department to host four summer camps

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host four summer camps June 1 through July 30.

Ocala preparing to reopen popular splash pads

Splash pads in Ocala are preparing to reopen this month.