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Ocala business offices closed and no sanitation collection on Veterans Day

City of Ocala business offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. There will be no residential collection for sanitation, yard waste or recycling routes on that day.

Residential sanitation collection regularly scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11 will experience a one-day delay and will be collected Thursday, Nov. 12. Thursday’s regular collection day will occur Friday, Nov. 13.

Waste Pro recycling collection for Ocala residents regularly scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11 will take place Thursday, Nov. 12. Thursday’s regular collection day will occur Friday, Nov. 13.

For more information, contact the City of Ocala Residential Sanitation Department at (352) 351-6697.

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Crime

Ocala man accused of battering woman who was video chatting

An Ocala man was arrested after he allegedly threw a woman to the ground while she was video chatting with her daughter.

Ocala woman jailed after senior citizen catfight

A 69-year-old Ocala woman was arrested after she admitted to biting her 68-year-old roommate’s hand and punching her in the eye during a fight over which one’s child cares more about them.

Ocala man charged with shoving protective mother

An Ocala man with a history of alcohol abuse was arrested after he allegedly shoved a woman who confronted him about drunkenly trying to call her son to his truck.

Ocala man arrested after spat over blanket

An Ocala man was arrested on a domestic battery charge after he allegedly grabbed a woman by the neck during a spat over a blanket.

Business

Regal Hollywood & IMAX remains closed while Marion, Epic Theatres in Ocala remain open

Regal Hollywood & IMAX has remained closed for the past month while Marion and Epic Theatres of Ocala have been operating at limited capacity. 

Push-ups for Pups fitness charity event to benefit Humane Society of Marion County

A "Push Ups for Pups" event benefitting the Humane Society of Marion County will come to a local CrossFit location in the coming weeks.  

Online gun vendor Big Daddy Unlimited building distribution center, retail shop in Ocala

Big Daddy Unlimited, an online gun retailer, has plans to build a distribution center in Ocala, according to a recent press release from the company.

NOMA Gallery uniting local artists, community at historic Coca-Cola Building

The North Magnolia (NOMA) Gallery has made a mission of uniting local artists and the community through a series of events at the historic Coca-Cola building.

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Headlines

Ocala man accused of battering woman who was video chatting

An Ocala man was arrested after he allegedly threw a woman to the ground while she was video chatting with her daughter.

Ocala woman jailed after senior citizen catfight

A 69-year-old Ocala woman was arrested after she admitted to biting her 68-year-old roommate’s hand and punching her in the eye during a fight over which one’s child cares more about them.

Ocala man charged with shoving protective mother

An Ocala man with a history of alcohol abuse was arrested after he allegedly shoved a woman who confronted him about drunkenly trying to call her son to his truck.

2 more COVID-19 deaths as Florida reports biggest spike in cases in 2 months

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida showed its biggest single-day increase in the number of new cases of the deadly virus in two months.

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