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Ocala City Hall

Staff of Senator Rick Scott hosting office hours at City Hall

The staff of U.S. Senator Rick Scott will hold a mobile office hours on Wednesday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The office...

Mayor, Marion County Chair, supporters greet President Trump at Ocala International Airport

The Mayor of Ocala and the chair of the Marion County Board of Commissioners greeted President Donald J. Trump upon his arrival at Ocala International Airport on Thursday morning.

Winner elected in race for Ocala mayor; November runoff for council seat

Polls closed Tuesday at 7 p.m. and an hour later, one at-large seat on the Ocala City Council had been set and the other was headed for a November runoff election.
Vote sign at Precinct 4 in Ocala, Florida

Get out and vote in today’s Ocala election! Polls close at 7 p.m.

Ocala residents have the opportunity to elect a mayor and District 2 council member today. Polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. for the Ocala...

City of Ocala announces parks closures, adjusted hours in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian

In preparation for Hurricane Dorian, the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department has announced the following facility closures and adjusted hours of operation: Friday,...
A small stretch of U.S. Hwy 27/441 has been reduced to one lane on account of flooding

Heavy rains, flooding force small stretch of U.S. Hwy 441 to one lane

A stretch of U.S. Highway 441/27 near Optimum RV in Ocala is down to one lane after being flooded with rain.
Marion County Public Schools Headquarters

International education organization notifies Marion County of data breach potentially impacting 37,000 students

Pearson, an international company with specializations in educational resources, data and research, notified Marion County Public Schools of a data breach involving student names, birthdates, and email addresses recently. 
Salt Springs

Boil water notice rescinded for Salt Springs community

Marion County Utilities has rescinded a precautionary boil water notice for 174 customers in the Salt Springs community due to a water main line repair.
Salt Springs

Precautionary boil water notice rescinded for Salt Springs community

Precautionary boil water notice rescinded for Salt Springs community
Salt Springs

Marion County issues boil water notice for Salt Springs community

Marion County Utilities has issued a precautionary boil water notice for 174 customers in the Salt Springs community due to a water main line repair.