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Ocala

Jeffrey W. Vickers

Jeffrey W. Vickers, 51, of Ocala, Florida, passed away in an automobile accident on September 10, 2020. Jeffrey was born on August 2, 1969 in Citrus County, Florida.

Flowers may be received at The J.T. Campbell Funeral home and Cremation Services Macedonia Chapel. On Friday September 18, from 9am to 4pm. Visitation on Friday September 18, from 9am to 5pm at J.T. Campbell Funeral Home and Cremation Services Macedonia Chapel.

Funeral Cortege will form at 815 N.E. 1st Street on Sunday September 20th at 1:15 p.m. Celebration of Life will be held at the Ind. House of God Church Of The Living God Crystal River on Sunday September 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Bishop Al Hopkins Eulogist.

CDC Guidelines will be followed. We ask everyone in attendance to please wear a mask. All Arrangements are Entrusted to The J.T. Campbell Funeral and Cremation Services Macedonia Chapel.

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Crime

Accused Ocala strangler violates pretrial conditions

An Ocala man charged last month with domestic battery by strangulation was arrested for violating his pre-trial release conditions when he was caught in a hotel room with the victim and her children, marijuana, a bottle of liquor and a loaded gun.

Marion sheriff seeks help in nabbing thief who stole jet ski and trailer

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods is asking for help in locating a man who is accused of stealing a jet ski and its trailer from behind a vehicle at a local Publix parking lot.

Ocala man jailed after telling deputy he ran because he was being chased

An Ocala man who was wanted on multiple warrants told a Marion County sheriff’s deputy that he ran from him “because you were chasing me.”

Bat-wielding Belleview woman arrested after spat over who owns home

A Belleview woman is accused of threatening a man with a baseball bat and ordering him out of a house she claimed to own.

Business

One Plant opens first medical marijuana dispensary, Ocala’s fifth overall

One Plant, a Marijuana Medical retail provider, has opened its first medical marijuana dispensary in East Ocala, which moves the city's overall number to five. 

Boulevard Market Ocala bringing new life, flea market to shuttered location

Boulevard Market Ocala, a flea market that will showcase local vendors, is looking to breathe new life into a shuttered location. 

Ruby Tuesday adds to growing list of closures along State Road 200

Ruby Tuesday recently closed the doors on its Ocala location, adding to a list of national companies with local closures along State Road 200 that dates back nearly a year.

Sovereigns and Scoundrels opening in former Doc of Rock location in downtown Ocala

Sovereigns and Scoundrels will open its doors at the former Doc of Rock location in downtown Ocala next week.

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Headlines

Ocala and Marion County leaders headline lead-in to President Trump’s visit

A star-studded slate of leaders from Marion County and surrounding Florida counties headlined the lead-in to President Donald Trump's speech during Friday's rally.

Accused Ocala strangler violates pretrial conditions

An Ocala man charged last month with domestic battery by strangulation was arrested for violating his pre-trial release conditions when he was caught in a hotel room with the victim and her children, marijuana, a bottle of liquor and a loaded gun.

COVID-19 continuing to wreak havoc on schools throughout Marion County

New COVID-19 cases continue to be identified in schools across Marion County.

2 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida sees spike and tops 750,000 cases

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida experienced yet another spike in cases and the total number of positive results soared past 750,000.

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