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Rhesus Macaque Monkey At Silver Springs State Park

This rhesus macaque monkey was spotted at Silver Springs State Park. Thanks to Teresa for sharing!

Rhesus Macaque Monkey At Silver Springs State Park
Rhesus Macaque Monkey At Silver Springs State Park

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Government

Marion County takes home prestigious state tourism award

Marion County has been honored with a prestigious tourism award.

Annual ARC art exhibit opening Jan. 29 in first floor lobby of Ocala City Hall

An annual art exhibit will be opening soon in the first floor lobby of Ocala City Hall.

Marion Commission blesses gateway signage project to welcome visitors

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners recently approved a resolution acknowledging and supporting a gateway signage project.

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Marion County takes home prestigious state tourism award

Marion County has been honored with a prestigious tourism award.

Annual ARC art exhibit opening Jan. 29 in first floor lobby of Ocala City Hall

An annual art exhibit will be opening soon in the first floor lobby of Ocala City Hall.

Belleview man charged with punching woman in the face

A Belleview man was arrested after he allegedly bothered a woman when she was trying to sleep and then punched her in the face when she pushed him away.

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Business

Ocala police chief: ‘Marijuana legalization will produce more violent crime in Ocala’

The chief of the Ocala Police Department believes the legalization of marijuana will produce more violent crime in the city of Ocala.

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.

Health

2 more local COVID-19 deaths as tri-county area hits milestone in number of cases

Two more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as the tri-county area surpassed 50,000 cumulative cases of the fast-spreading deadly virus.

Ocala sees huge spike in COVID-19 as virus claims 2 more Marion County victims

Ocala reported a significant jump in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Friday as two more local residents succumbed to the virus.

24 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida takes aim at ‘vaccine tourism’

On the day when Florida clamped down on COVID-19 “vaccine tourism,” the tri-county area reported 24 more deaths connected to the fast-spreading virus.

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