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Voters lined up at Silver Springs Shores Community Center for early voting in Ocala, Florida

Ocala polling locations see long lines on first day of early voting

Long lines were a common theme all across Ocala polling locations after early voting opened this morning. 
President Donald J. Trump

Ocala and Marion County leaders headline lead-in to President Trump’s visit

A star-studded slate of leaders from Marion County and surrounding Florida counties headlined the lead-in to President Donald Trump's speech during Friday's rally.
Women's March (photo by Andrew McMurtrie from Pexels)

Women’s March for Justice coming to Ocala Downtown Square

The Women’s March for Justice, a nationwide coalition and event, will come to the Ocala Downtown Square this weekend.
President Donald J Trump greets supporters at the Ocala International Airport

President Trump returning to Ocala for campaign rally

President Donald J. Trump is returning to Ocala for a campaign rally this week.
Marion County Public Schools Headquarters

Marion County Schools celebrating National School Lunch Program

To showcase the National School Lunch Program, which serves nearly 30 million children each day including more than 18,000 locally, Marion County Public Schools is celebrating National School Lunch Week through Friday.

5 Ocala firefighters honored as Hometown Heroes for heroic actions

Five Ocala Fire Rescue employees were honored recently as Hometown Heroes.

Ocala artist’s ‘Florida: Explored’ exhibit coming to Recreation and Parks Administration

The opening for Dan McCarthy’s “Florida: Explored” will begin Friday, Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. at the Recreation and Parks Administration.

Crews scramble to repair water main break along busy Ocala roadway

Repairs crews were called into action Monday after a water main break in Ocala.
Road Work Ahead sign

Lane closures expected along busy Marion County roadway for resurfacing project

Marion County motorists should expect lane closures along S.E. Watula Avenue beginning Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Volunteers sought to help with cleaning up Evergreen Cemetery in Ocala

The City of Ocala Public Works Department is preparing to host an Evergreen Cemetery volunteer cleanup day.