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Ocala preparing to host popular Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department is getting ready for the always-fun Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up.

VHS Players proudly present 6th annual murder mystery dinner show

If you enjoy a little detective work while you dine, a group of Vanguard High School students has the perfect solution.

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Marion County Public Schools to name Golden Apple Teacher of the Year

Marion County Public Schools is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year Gala this Friday, Jan. 24, in black-tie fashion.

New ‘live-work-play community’ coming to On Top of The World

A new, highly-integrated, "live-work-play" community is coming to On Top of The World. 

Finishing touches going into place on $6.1 million terminal at Ocala airport

The finishing touches are being put on the new 17,500-square-foot Ocala International Airport terminal.

New joint worship center in Ocala to house Temple Beth Shalom, First United Church...

A new joint worship center will house congregations from Temple Beth Shalom and First United Church of Christ in a project being spurred on by Circle Square Foundation.
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Busy Ocala intersection to be closed for drainage improvement project

A busy Ocala intersection will be closed soon for construction related to the city’s Drainage Rehabilitation Improvement Program.

Residents encouraged to take extra precautions when dealing with heating equipment

Officials from the National Fire Protection Association are encouraging area residents to be extra safe when using heating equipment during days with lower temperatures.

62-year-old Williston man killed when SUV slams into van in Marion County

A 62-year-old Williston man died Wednesday morning after his vehicle slammed into a van in Marion County.

Property containing busy Belleview minimart goes on the market

A Belleview property containing an extremely busy and successful minimart is on the market for just under $4.07 million.

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Marion County residents could experience smoke from Levy County prescribed burn

The Florida Forest Service is conducting a 7,000-acre prescribed burn in the area of the Goethe State Forest in Levy County.

Ocala man blasts gender identity as ‘sham’ after reclaiming male birth status

The first person to have their gender recognized as non-binary has legally reclaimed his birth name and male birth status and is now renouncing gender identity as fraud and pseudoscience.

New chief executive officer appointed at West Marion Community Hospital

A new chief executive officer has been appointed at West Marion Community Hospital.

Marion County Animal Services offering $20 adoptions this month

Marion County Animal Services has more than 135 adoptable dogs looking for forever homes.

On Top of The World CEO cites ‘$100 million’ annual impact in Marion County

On Top of The World makes an annual impact in Marion County that now exceeds $100 million, according to CEO Ken Colen.
Aquatic Center in Ocala, Florida

State-of-the-art, competitive-grade aquatic center coming to Ocala

A new state-of-the-art, competitive-grade aquatic center is coming to Ocala.

Casino Night fundraiser to benefit charity aimed at reducing suicides among veterans

A nonprofit organization that strives to reduce the suicide rate among veterans is preparing to host a special fundraising event.

New details released about crash that left Ocala woman entrapped in mangled vehicle

New details have been released about a crash in Marion County on Wednesday that left one victim entrapped in her vehicle.

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