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Billiards table - Tomaz Barcellos

Boulevard Billiards to host 8-ball Veterans Tournament benefitting Marion Military Academy

Boulevard Billiards will host an 8-ball Veterans Tournament benefitting the Marion Military Academy on Saturday, November 16, from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Jamaican hotelier and airplane mechanic identified as victims of Ocala plane crash

A Jamaican hotel owner and a highly experienced airplane mechanic have been identified as the victims of a plane crash in Ocala last week.

18-year-old driver killed in early morning three-vehicle crash on State Road 40

An 18-year-old man was killed early Friday morning in a three-vehicle crash in Ocala.
Ocala Jockey Club International Three-Day Event

Ocala Jockey Club hosting international qualifier for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Ocala Jockey Club will host their fourth annual international three-day event from Thursday, November 14 to Sunday, November 17, at the club located at 8720 W Hwy 318 in Reddick, Florida. 
Gavel

Public auction fundraiser coming to Marion Oaks Community Center on Nov 14

A public auction fundraiser is coming to Marion Oaks Community Center on Thursday, November 14.
Ocala Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership (CEP)

YPO hosting local non-profit leaders educational lunch

The Ocala Young Professionals Organization is hosting a local non-profit leaders educational lunch on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Marion County Commissioners, Fire Chief cut ribbon on MCFR Rolling Greens Fire Station #28

Ribbon cut on Rolling Greens Fire Station 20 years in the making

Marion County commissioners and members of the community cut the ribbon Thursday on a new fire station that took 20 years and three fire chiefs to complete.
Ocala City Hall

Ocala City Council OKs alcoholic beverage permits for minimart and theater

Ocala City Council members granted alcoholic beverage permits to two area businesses on Tuesday night.

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2019 Micanopy Fall Festival

Check out our video recap of the 2019 Micanopy Fall Festival that took place on Saturday, November 2, and Sunday, November 3 in Micanopy, Florida.
Plastic bottles, recyclables - Magda Ehlers

City releases holiday scheduled for offices, sanitation services

The city of Ocala has released the holiday schedule for businesses and sanitation services in observance of Veterans' Day on Monday, Nov. 11.
Silver Springs State Park Ranger Program

Park Ranger educational series continuing at Silver Springs State Park

The popular park ranger educational series at Silver Springs State Park will continue its weekly run in the coming months.
Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park

Marion County students to honor heroes in Veterans Day Ceremony

More than 1,000 students from public schools across Marion County will participate in Marion County’s official Veterans Day Program on Monday, Nov. 11.

City joins with county in purchase of land adjacent to historic Fort King site

Marion County commissioners and Ocala City Council members voted Tuesday to purchase two parcels of land – one of which contains a house – adjacent to the historic Fort King site.

Marion County 911 operator lauded for successfully directing CPR efforts on infant

A Marion County 911 operator was recognized at Tuesday morning’s Marion County Commission meeting for helping to save an infant’s life.
Rose bouquet - David Bartus

Festival of Roses coming to Silver Springs State Park

The Festival of Roses hosted by the Marion County Rose Society is coming to Silver Springs State Park on Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Chaplain Janet Horton

“Birth of a New Idea” veterans’ appreciation event coming to Appleton Museum

A special "Birth of a New Idea" veterans' appreciation talk will come to the Appleton Museum of Art this weekend.

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