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Ocala man charged with attempted murder after woman reports brutal attack

An Ocala man is behind bars in the Marion County Jail after being accused of attempted murder, stabbing and brutally battering a woman who escaped from his residence.

Ocala pizza eatery shut down after health inspector finds piles of rodent droppings

An Ocala pizzeria was shut down recently after a health inspector reported finding 10 violations – the most egregious of which involved rodent activity and issues with the storage of food items.

Dunnellon man jailed after nasty brawl with lady friend after drinking IPA beers

A Dunnellon man was jailed recently after a woman claimed he strangled her after drinking beer.

12 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida sees significant spike in new cases

Twelve more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida continued to see a post-spring break increase in new cases of the potentially deadly virus.

Ocala man accused of battering woman and her daughter

An Ocala man with a prior battery conviction was arrested early Monday after he reportedly came home drunk and struck a woman and her juvenile daughter.

Ocala woman admits to shoving man who said “hurtful things”

A 22-year-old Ocala woman who admitted to shoving a man while he was trying to leave her said she did it out of frustration and because he was saying “hurtful things” to her.

Solar Halo Over Ocala

This solar halo was photographed by a reader while having his car serviced at Tires Plus on SR200 in Ocala. Thanks to Sal Di Domenico for sharing!

Sunset On The Road To Crystal River

Check out this sunset on the road to Crystal River. Thanks to Charles for sharing!

Sunset At Highlands At Heathbrook Apartments In Ocala

This photo was taken at the Highlands at Heathbrook apartment complex in Ocala in the pool area as the sun was setting. Thanks to William Sheppard for sharing!

Easter Sunday At Eaton’s Beach

Check out this stunning Easter Sunday sunset at Eaton’s Beach. Thanks to Kevin Robert for sharing!

Sunset Over World Equestrian Center In Ocala

Check out this sunset over the World Equestrian Center in Ocala. Thanks to Jonathan Soto for sharing!

College of Central Florida presenting Stravinsky’s ‘The Soldier’s Tale’

College of Central Florida will host a performance of Igor Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale” on Saturday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center, located at 3001 S.W. College Road in Ocala.

Man with history of violence flees residence after victim reports attack

An Ocala man was arrested recently after his lady friend claimed he came into her home while she was sleeping and struck her in the face and arm the next morning after she returned to her residence from taking a child to school.

Citra men wanted on warrants jailed after deputies respond to disturbance

Two men were arrested recently after Marion County sheriff’s deputies were called to a Citra residence to investigate a possible disturbance.

One more local COVID-19 fatality as Florida tops 2.1 million cases of deadly virus

One more local resident has succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 2.1 million cumulative cases of the virus and reported an increase Thursday of more than 7,900 new cases .

Lane closures expected within Rainbow Estates in Marion County

Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures on multiple roads inside of the Rainbow Lakes Estates through October 2021. 

Lane closures expected within Rainbow Estates in Marion County

Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures on multiple roads inside of the Rainbow Lakes Estates through October 2021. 

Ocala Wetland Recharge Park to temporarily close

The Ocala Wetland Recharge Park will be closed Monday, April 12, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., to repair a subsurface subsidence that manifested Tuesday, April 6.

Ocala and Green For Life to host special waste amnesty day on April 24

The City of Ocala, in partnership with Green For Life, is preparing to conduct a special waste amnesty day.

CareerSource career centers set to resume normal service hours

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion facilities will resume normal service hours beginning Monday, April 12.

Ocala International Airport planning nightly closures for taxiway construction

Due to scheduled runway and taxiway construction work, the Ocala International Airport will be closed on several upcoming nights.

Carolyn Jean Morley

Carolyn Jean Morley, 83, of Ocala, Florida passed peacefully in her sleep on Friday, April 2, 2021. Announcement by Legacy.com.

Barbara Craig Duke

Barbara Craig Duke (Bobbye, Nana), age 83, passed away peacefully March 31, 2021 in Jupiter, Florida. Announcement by Legacy.com.

Sandra Seibert Payne

Sandra Lee Seibert Payne, 73, of Ocala, passed away peacefully April 7, 2021, surrounded by family after a sudden illness. Announcement by Legacy.com.

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Ocala Wetland Recharge Park to temporarily close

The Ocala Wetland Recharge Park will be closed Monday, April 12, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., to repair a subsurface subsidence that manifested Tuesday, April 6.

UDEST touts recent drug busts highlighted by massive Fentanyl seizure in Summerfield

The commander of the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team in Marion County sent a clear message during a press conference Wednesday afternoon – his agents are targeting drug traffickers and taking dangerous and illegal narcotics off the streets at a rapid pace.

Angry Ocala man jailed after woman suffers injuries while falling from his moving vehicle

A 28-year-old Ocala man was arrested recently after he was accused of hitting his upset lady friend with a car door as she attempted to get out of his moving vehicle.

Dunnellon man jailed after multiple drugs found in vehicle during traffic stop

A Dunnellon man found himself behind bars recently after deputies stopped his vehicle on S. U.S. Hwy. 41.

Ocala man jailed after getting violent and attempting to escape from hospital

A 53-year-old Ocala man was jailed recently after he was caught driving at night with no headlights and then had a confrontation with Marion County sheriff’s deputies.