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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Boil water notice rescinded for Salt Springs community

Marion County Utilities has rescinded a precautionary boil water notice for 174 customers in the Salt Springs community due to a water main line repair.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Precautionary boil water notice rescinded for Salt Springs community

Precautionary boil water notice rescinded for Salt Springs community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.

Two fatalities confirmed in crash on I-75

A crash involving a motorcycle Thursday morning brought traffic to a near standstill just south of Exit 347 on Interstate 75 in Marion County.

Alachua County motorists urged to use caution during prescribed burn in state park

Motorists traveling in or near Paynes Prairie State Park are being urged to use caution during a prescribed burn that’s taking place Wednesday.

Crash victim rescued after vehicle flips over barrier and falls into embankment

Ocala Fire Rescue crews were called to rescue a motorist Wednesday night after a vehicle flipped over a barrier and fell into an embankment.

Ocala Weather

Ocala
scattered clouds
68.3 ° F
73.4 °
62 °
100 %
2mph
40 %
Tue
80 °
Wed
65 °
Thu
77 °
Fri
69 °
Sat
58 °

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