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Tire amnesty day in city of Ocala

City of Ocala to host tire amnesty day this weekend

The City of Ocala will host a tire amnesty day this weekend to provide residents with free tire disposal.
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Hurricane make-up days begin Oct 15 for Marion County Public Schools

Marion County Public Schools has announced changes to the school calendar following the cancellation of two days of classes during Hurricane Dorian preparations on...
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Lanes closures announced along Northwest 185th Street on Oct 8

Marion County officials have announced temporary lane closures for October 8 along Northwest 185th Street from the intersections of Northwest 160th Avenue and Northwest 150th Avenue between 10 a.m. and noon.

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.
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Summerfield-area residents asked to share thoughts with Florida Department of Health in new survey

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is asking Summerfield-area residents to take a survey to share their thoughts on daily life in the community.
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Temporary lane closures along Buena Vista Boulevard

Motorists traveling in southeastern Marion County will experience the following temporary lane closures along Buena Vista Boulevard.
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City attorney accuses ACLU, SLU of ‘moral posturing’ in homeless class action lawsuit

The city attorney accused the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Southern Legal Counsel of "moral posturing" during Tuesday's Ocala City Council meeting. City attorney...
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City Council approves $500,000 settlement in police harassment case despite mayor’s objections

The Ocala City Council approved a $500,000 settlement to three former employees of the Ocala Police Department despite objections from Mayor Kent Guinn.
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Ritterhoff Park Pavilion to close for new roof installation on Sept 28

The pavilion at Ritterhoff Park, 1805 SE 14th Ave., will close Saturday, Sept. 28 for the installation of a new roof.  The pavilion is...

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.

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