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Underwear-dropping Ocklawaha man jailed after cussing out Marion sheriff’s deputy

A 42-year-old Ocklawaha driver with an outstanding warrant was jailed recently after cussing out a Marion County sheriff’s deputy and then pulling down his shorts and underwear.

Fort McCoy sex offender behind bars after 16-year-old reports sexual intercourse

A Fort McCoy man was jailed recently after being accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 16-year-old girl.

Headlines

Marion sheriff searching for bandit who ripped off seven Garmin GPS units

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a thief who is accused of stealing Garmin GPS units from the Petro gas station on W. Hwy. 318.

9 more local residents die of COVID-19 as virus continues to hammer Ocala

Nine more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Ocala continues to add cases of the virus at a rapid clip.

Photos

Fishing Off Pier At Sunset In Hernando

This Hernando resident was fishing off his pier at sunset with wife and little dog waiting for the big catch. Thanks to Rose Swiderski...

Beautiful Sunset Over Horse Country In Ocala

Look at this beautiful sunset over horse country in Ocala. Thanks to William Sherer for sharing! Share your local photos with us at https://ocala-news.com/submit-your-photos!

More Headlines

Intermittent lane closures planned within Rainbow Lakes Estates

Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures on multiple roads inside of the Rainbow Lakes Estates through Jan. 27, 2021.

51-year-old Ocala man jailed after victim claims he was smacked in face

An Ocala man found himself behind bars late Wednesday morning after being accused of striking another man.

Marion County firefighters union donates needed supplies to annual Bus Brigade

Marion County firefighters recently donated much-needed school supplies to the annual Bus Brigade.

What you need to know if you test positive for the COVID-19 virus

More than 12,000 tri-county residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the first cases were reported in March.

Business

Local ‘1 Million Cups’ networking group warns membership of potential COVID contact

The local One Million Cups chapter issued a statement to its membership on Thursday to warn of possible contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. 

Florida home insurance premiums second highest in United States

Florida’s home insurance premiums are the second highest in the United States after Louisiana.

Historic 12-room inn near Downtown Ocala on the market for just under $1.2 million

The Shamrock Historic Inn offers 12 guest rooms with ‘cozy and eclectic’ themes and a manager/owner apartment.

Crime

Marion sheriff searching for bandit who ripped off seven Garmin GPS units

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a thief who is accused of stealing Garmin GPS units from the Petro gas station on W. Hwy. 318.

51-year-old Ocala man jailed after victim claims he was smacked in face

An Ocala man found himself behind bars late Wednesday morning after being accused of striking another man.

Ocala Police hoping to thank Good Samaritan who helped officer during brawl

The Ocala Police Department is searching for a Good Samaritan who recently came to the aid of an officer who was forced to battle a suspect.

Obituaries

Joan Marie Russell

Joan Russell, 84, of Ocala, Florida, died Sunday morning, August 2, 2020 at home. Announcement by Roberts Funeral Home, Ocala, FL.

Lillian Mathews Wetherington

Born to a pioneer family of Miami, Florida family on August 16, 1923, Lillian Mathews Wetherington passed away recently in Ocala, Florida. Online condolences may be left at www.hiers-baxley.com.

John A. Badyna

John A. Badyna, 82, of Ocala passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Estelle's Hospice House in Ocala. Family members and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hiers-baxley.net.

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