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Gorgeous View Of Rainbow Springs State Park

Check out this gorgeous view of Rainbow Springs State Park in Dunnellon. Thanks to Judy Denbow for sharing her photo!

Gorgeous View Of Rainbow Springs State Park
Gorgeous View Of Rainbow Springs State Park

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Government

Nightly closures planned at Ocala airport for runway and taxiway construction

Due to scheduled runway and taxiway construction work, the Ocala International Airport will be closed nightly for several days. We’ve got the list.

‘Chain Reaction Charlie’ exhibit opening at Ocala’s Discovery Center

The Discovery Center is preparing for its newest exhibit to open to the public.

Spring Art Series kicks off with performance by Trinity River Band

The City of Ocala is preparing to kick off the 2021 Spring Art Park Series.

Headlines

Silver Springs woman says voices told her to take the money and run

A Silver Springs woman jailed last month for stealing an electric cart from Wal-Mart said voices in her head told her to take cash out of an employee’s purse and run from a Silver Springs pizza restaurant, and then punch the woman in the face when she tried to get her money back.

Ocala man jailed after rampage at his mother’s house

A 27-year-old Ocala man was charged with criminal mischief after he admitted to going on a destructive rampage at his mother’s house because he was angry other people at the residence wouldn’t keep partying with him.

Belleview man arrested after fight in gym

A 65-year-old Belleview man was arrested recently after getting into a brief scuffle with a man who called him an “old man” during an argument while they were working out at a gym.

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Business

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion offering live workshops via Zoom platform

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will resume live employability workshops beginning Monday, Jan. 11 with Job Specific Resume Development.

World Equestrian Center coined ‘Disney World of Horse Industry’ by Marion County Chairman

The Marion County Commission Chairman coined the new World Equestrian Center as the "Disney World of the horse industry" recently.

Plenty of positives despite November’s mixed bag of employment news

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 6.2 percent in November – up 0.6 percentage point over the month and 2.6 percent higher than the same time last year.

Health

6 more local residents die of COVID-19 as Florida reports another massive spike

Six more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida reported close to 14,000 new cases of the virus on Wednesday.

Florida zips past 1.5 million COVID-19 cases as 11 more local residents die

Florida topped 1.5 million cumulative cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday as 11 more local residents lost their battle with the deadly virus.

5 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida continues to see massive rise in new cases

On the day when five more local residents lost their battle with COVID-19, Florida reported another significant increase in the number of new cases of the deadly virus.

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