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Controversial indicted Trump adviser to speak at Belleview restaurant

An indicted ex-political adviser to President Trump is coming to a Belleview restaurant next week.

Director says city parks ‘nearly all’ within ADA Compliance

Ocala Recreation and Parks Director Kathy Crile indicated that city parks were "nearly all" within compliance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Tuesday afternoon. 
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Old City Yard Stormwater Project creating road closure on NW Sixth Terrace

Due to construction for the Old City Yard Stormwater project from NW Fourth Street to NW Fifth Street, will be closed.

Firefighters cut off truck’s doors to free driver and passenger after crash

Firefighters cut off a truck’s doors to free the driver and a passenger after a crash Wednesday morning in Ocala.

Ocala man with long criminal record jailed after failing to pay child support

An Ocala man was arrested Sunday night after falling behind on his child support payments.

Thief who tried to cash stolen church checks sought by Marion sheriff

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in identifying a thief who stole checks from an Ocala church.

Vanguard honored as winner of High School Voter Registration Challenge

Marion County Supervisor of Elections Wesley Wilcox presented Vanguard High School with a special award during Tuesday night’s school board meeting.
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Citing ‘scary’ situation in Hong Kong, Ocala council member lends support to protesters

Citing a "scary" situation taking place in Hong Kong, an Ocala City Council member lent his support to protesters during a city workshop on...

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Marion Oaks cuts ribbon on new splash pad

Marion Oaks residents, staff, and local dignitaries cut the ribbon on a new splash pad on Tuesday morning.
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Fort King hosting wild mushroom hike for fungi enthusiasts

Fort King will play host to local fungi enthusiasts for a wild mushroom hike on Saturday, August 31.

First day of school quickly turns into rescue effort to save four trapped kittens

The first day of school Monday proved to be all about saving kittens at Fessenden Elementary School in Ocala.

Hernando woman nabbed at Ocala Wal-Mart claims ‘rush’ from stealing

A Hernando woman who allegedly said she enjoys a “rush” from stealing items was arrested Sunday afternoon at an Ocala Wal-Mart.
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Over 38,000 students return to school on ‘smooth and efficient’ first day of classes

Over 38,000 Marion County students showed up for their first day eager to begin a new year after summer vacation.
Hampton Aquatic Center in Ocala, Florida

Hampton Aquatic Fun Center closing for season

The Hampton Aquatic Fun Center will close for the season, Jervey Gantt will not be affected.
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U.S. Rep Demmings to speak at Democratic Womens Club of Marion County luncheon

U.S. Representative Val Demmings will speak at the Democratic Women's Club of Marion County third annual Equality Tea luncehon on Saturday, August 24.
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Junior League of Ocala hosting public forum with political candidates of upcoming election

The Junior League of Ocala is hosting a public forum for the public to get to know political candidates ahead of the upcoming election.

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