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Ocala Police Department

Despite fewer overdoses in 2019 than year prior, Ocala police chief stresses need for...

Although there were fewer overdoses in 2019 than the year prior throughout the city of Ocala, the city's police chief urged diligence in decreasing that number further.
Congressman Ted Yoho and State Senator Dennis Baxley

Congressman Yoho, State Sen. Baxley to headline Marion County ‘Trump Team 2020’ kick off...

A collection of Republican politicians, including Congressman Ted Yoho and State Senator Dennis Baxley, will headline the speaker list at an upcoming Marion County kick off event hosted by the Trump Team 2020.

Florida Northern Turnpike Connector Task Force hosting meeting to discuss economic, environmental impact

The Florida Northern Turnpike Connector Task Force will host a local meeting to discuss the potential economic and environmental impacts of work on the corridor.
SM700 Water Meter

City installing automatic water reading meters for 15,000 residents

The City of Ocala Water Resources Department has begun the process of replacing 15,000 water meters for residents within city limits as of this week. 
Road closed, detour signs

Ocala Christmas Parade to bring road closures

The Ocala Christmas Parade will create a variety of road closures when it comes to the city on Saturday, December 14.
City of Ocala Parking Meter

Ocala offering free parking at 159 downtown meters through Dec. 31

The city of Ocala is gifting residents free downtown parking this holiday season.
Ocala City Hall

City recovers $700,000, incurs net loss of $5,000 from email phishing scam

The City of Ocala will recover more than $700,000 and incur a loss of just $5,000 after an email phishing scam earlier this year resulted in funds being misdirected to a fraudulent account.

City of Ocala to host Cooking Recycling Day on Dec 2

The City of Ocala Water Resources Department is hosting a cooking oil recycling day Monday, Dec. 2 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Water Reclamation Facility #2.
Ocala Golf Club Sunrise (2)

City of Ocala town hall meeting coming to Ocala Golf Club on Dec 12

The City of Ocala will host a town hall meeting at the Ocala Golf Club (3130 East Silver Springs Boulevard) on Thursday, December 12 beginning at 6 p.m.
Marion County Public Schools Headquarters

Marion School District receives $186,000 grant to establish carpentry program

Marion County Public Schools received a $186,276 grant from the Pathways to Career Opportunities program established by the Florida legislature to develop a new carpentry apprenticeship program.

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