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Ocala

Ocala man with adult magazines nabbed for indecent exposure at state park

An Ocala man found himself behind bars recently after allegedly exposing himself to a volunteer park ranger.

Marion sheriff’s deputies pop two men on drug charges after traffic stop

Two men were jailed recently after fleeing from a vehicle following a traffic stop.

Headlines

35 new COVID-19 cases among students and staff at tri-county schools

Thirty-five new COVID-19 cases were reported this past week among students and employees at schools across the tri-county area.

Umatilla woman with checkered legal past accused of ripping off Ocala Wal-Mart

A 43-year-old woman was jailed recently after being accused of targeting an Ocala Wal-Mart.

Photos

Sunrise Over Ocala Near Live Oak Farm

Check out this gorgeous sunrise photographed near Live Oak Farm in Ocala. Thanks to Dee Casado for sharing!

Empty Rowboat On Pond In Reddick

Check out this peaceful scene of an empty rowboat on a pond in Reddick. Thanks to Shirley Lerman for sharing!

More Headlines

6 more local residents succumb to COVID-19 as Florida tops 700,000 cases

Six more local residents have died of COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 700,000 cumulative cases of the deadly virus on Sunday.

Marion sheriff seeks man in connection with recent home invasion robbery

Marion County sheriff’s detectives are seeking help finding a man sought in connection with a recent home invasion robbery.

Marion County Department of Health encouraging residents to get flu shots

It’s officially fall, and with the arrival of cooler weather also comes the traditional flu season – and the need for flu shots.

Pennsylvania woman caught trying self-checkout scam at Ocala Wal-Mart

A Pennsylvania woman was arrested after being caught on video trying a self-checkout scam at an Ocala Wal-Mart on Wednesday.

Business

CareerSource CLM report shows unemployment rate improvement last month

The local unemployment rate improved in August, but is still much higher than it was at this same time last year, according to a new report from CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion.

Waffle House opens new location on Maricamp Road

Waffle House has opened the doors on a new location along Maricamp Road in Marion County.

New Starbucks location coming to east Ocala

A new Starbucks location is coming to east Ocala.

Crime

Umatilla woman with checkered legal past accused of ripping off Ocala Wal-Mart

A 43-year-old woman was jailed recently after being accused of targeting an Ocala Wal-Mart.

Marion sheriff seeks man in connection with recent home invasion robbery

Marion County sheriff’s detectives are seeking help finding a man sought in connection with a recent home invasion robbery.

Pennsylvania woman caught trying self-checkout scam at Ocala Wal-Mart

A Pennsylvania woman was arrested after being caught on video trying a self-checkout scam at an Ocala Wal-Mart on Wednesday.

Obituaries

Donald D. Beaudoin

Donald D. Beaudoin, 90, of Ocala passed away Tuesday, 09/22September 22, 2020 at Spring Lake Rehab Center in Winter Haven, FL. Arrangement by Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

French E. Hodges

French E. Hodges, 74, of Ocala passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at his home surrounded by family. Announcement by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

James Ronal Clark

James Ronal Clark, 98, passed into the arms of our Lord on September 23, 2020. Services will be held at the Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park, Ocala, FL.

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More Headlines

Ocala Police seek help in nabbing bandit who robbed gas station at gunpoint

Ocala Police detectives are asking for help in identifying a bandit who recently robbed a gas station.

10 more local residents die of COVID-19 as new cases crop up across Marion County

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 10 more local residents as new cases of the deadly virus were reported throughout Marion County on Saturday.

City looking for resident feedback on Tuscawilla Art Park activities schedule

The City of Ocala is looking for feedback from residents on the times and types of activities scheduled at Tuscawilla Art Park.

Charlie Horse hosting charity golf tournament to benefit Kimberly’s Center

Charlie Horse is hosting its first-ever charity golf tournament next month to benefit Kimberly’s Center for Child Protection.