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Master carver working on special project to benefit Ocala Alzheimer’s Walk

Master Carver Tom Kinney is working on a special elephant carving that will travel around Ocala and eventually be raffled off to benefit the local Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Gun and knife show coming to Ocala National Guard Armory

The Ocala Gun and Knife Show will be held at the Ocala National Guard Armory (900 SW 20th St) on Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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City council approves ‘Summer Relief Credit’ to reduce electric bills for customers

The Ocala City Council approved a Summer Relief Credit to reduce electric bills for customers this summer. 

Zaxby’s shut down for health violations separate from hepatitis A scare

A Zaxby’s restaurant in Ocala was shut down last week for health violations separate from a hepatitis A scare at the eatery.
J Rocks Pizzeria

Co-Owner of Blue Highway Pizza opens new express pizza location

A co-owner of Blue Highway Pizza is venturing into the express pizza market with a new location and a new name.
Ocala Elks Lodge (Lodge # 286)

A Sister’s Love International Inc hosting dinner, dance benefit

A Sister's Love International Inc will host a dinner and dance benefit on June 29 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Fundraiser aims to help wife and baby left behind after fatal motorcycle crash

A fundraiser is aimed at helping a wife and baby left behind after a fatal motorcycle crash last week in Marion County.
Sushi Bistro of Ocala

Variety of sushi, hibachi, bento boxes fill menu at Sushi Bistro of Ocala

If you're looking for a wide variety of sushi, hibachi, and bento boxes to satisfy your palette, Sushi Bistro of Ocala should be near the top of your list of options. 

Ocala Recreation and Parks hosting After Dark in the Park movie series

Schedule for the After Dark in the Park Movie Series in Ocala.

Third Marion County Property Appraiser employee seeking top job in 2020

Jimmy Cowan recently filed paperwork to run for the office of Marion County Property Appraiser in the 2020 election cycle. He becomes the third employee of that agency seeking to replace Villie M. Smith, who decided not to seek a seventh term.

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MCCA to host movie night at MLK Rec Complex on June 22

Marion County Children's Alliance will host a movie night for the whole family on Saturday, June 22 at the Martin Luther King Recreation Complex (1510 NW 4th St).
N Magnolia and SR 40

Magnolia Avenue to be reduced to one lane for water main replacement project

Magnolia Avenue will be reduced to one southbound traffic lane due to the necessary replacement of the existing potable water main.

Two candidates file paperwork seeking Marion County School Board seat

Two candidates have announced their intentions to seek the District 1 seat on the Marion County School Board in the 2020 election cycle.
Paddock Mall

Brunch, Bourbon, and Beer Festival at Paddock Mall

The Paddock Mall will be hosting Marion County’s first annual Brunch, Bourbon, and Beer Fest.
Ocala Civic Theatre

Ocala Civic Theatre to host Harvey Awards

The Ocala Civic Theatre will host the annual Harvey Awards on Saturday, June 15 to celebrate the best shows of the 2018-2019 season.
Mary S Rich honored by local dignitaries

Ocala City Council President honored for 24 years of service

Ocala City Council President Mary S. Rich was honored by local business owners and dignitaries for her two dozen years of service to the community during Tuesday's council meeting. 

Parent company of Zaxby’s responds to report of hepatitis A at Ocala restaurant

The parent company of Zaxby’s is responding to a report of hepatitis A involving an employee at its Ocala restaurant.

City of Ocala to award $24,000, seeking entrants for Outdoor Sculpture Competition

The City of Ocala will award $24,000 to the winners of the fifth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition and is seeking entrants to the competition, which is open to artists currently working and residing in North America with experience in large outdoor public art.

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