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Fort McCoy woman armed with homemade weapon arrested after attack on deputy

A Fort McCoy woman carrying a homemade weapon made out of a railroad spike was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly attacking a Marion County sheriff’s deputy.

Harry’s Seafood, Bar & Grille hosts customer appreciation event to celebrate two decades in Downtown Ocala

Harry's Seafood, Bar & Grille hosted a customer appreciation event on Monday to celebrate over two decades of service in the Ocala community.

Authentic Peruvian cuisine is only short drive from Ocala

A Belleview restaurant only minutes away from Ocala is serving up authentic Peruvian food six days a week.

Scrambles Cafe still offering extensive breakfast, lunch menus after 20 years in business

If you're looking for a restaurant for breakfast and lunch with extensive options for both, you may want to try Scrambles Cafe. 

Ocala Downtown Market every Saturday at Market Pavilion

The Ocala Downtown Market is held at the Market Pavilion, located at the intersection of SE 3rd Street and SE 3rd Avenue.

65-year-old Ocala man behind bars after battle erupts between roommates

A 65-year-old Ocala man was arrested late Tuesday night after an altercation broke out between three roommates.

Ocala PZB splits vote on recommending residential chicken coops

Chicken coops on residential properties may soon be permissible on properties within city limits after the Ocala Planning and Zoning Board recommended a change to the city's code of ordinances.

Graduation schedules announced for Marion County’s Class of 2019

Marion County Public Schools has announced the baccalaureate and graduation schedules for the Class of 2019.

Volunteers needed for Evergreen Cemetery cleanup on May 11

The Friends of the Historical Evergreen Cemetery, Sons of Confederate Veterans Pvt. William R. Milton Camp 741 and the United Daughters of the Confederacy...

Marion sheriff seeking help in identifying to-go box thief who targeted a Circle K

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are asking for help in identifying a thief who recently ripped off a minimart on U.S. Hwy. 441.

Missouri mom’s tip about threatening text lands Forest High School senior in jail

An Ocala high school senior was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a Missouri woman reported a threatening group text that included her juvenile daughter.

Beautiful Sunset at Eaton’s Beach on Lake Weir

This beautiful sunset was captured at Eatons Beach Sandbar & Grill. It is rare to find the beach empty, but it sure makes for...

Damaged fire hydrant leads to boil water notice in Weirsdale

A precautionary boil water notice was issued Monday for 160 customers in the Weirsdale area after damage caused a fire hydrant to temporarily lose...

Ocala man with no license nabbed driving truck with wrong license tag

Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Ocala man Wednesday afternoon after a sheriff’s lieutenant discovered his vehicle had the wrong license tag on it. Bradley...

Ocala woman arrested after witness tapes violent altercation on his cell phone

Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Ocala woman Wednesday after watching a video of a physical altercation that was taped by a witness. When deputies...

‘Paranoid’ Belleview man arrested after Summerfield man shot multiple times inside car

Multiple Marion County deputies were called to the scene of a shooting Sunday morning in Summerfield. Multiple Marion County deputies were called to the scene...

Bloodied elderly roommate calls deputies for help after attack at RV park

An unemployed Silver Springs man was arrested late Wednesday night after his 71-year-old bloodied roommate called Marion County deputies for help. When deputies arrived at...

Mildred J. Bodiou

Mildred J. Bodiou, a resident of Oxford FL passed away on June 20, 2018. She was 96 years old. Before retiring, she worked as...

Three people shot in Ocala early Friday morning, police seeking help finding vehicle

Ocala Police are investigating two unrelated early morning shootings and are asking for help in locating a vehicle that may have been involved in...

Meghan Markle’s half-sister calls Marion County deputies for help with paparazzi

Meghan Markle’s half-sister is so upset about the attention she’s getting from paparazzi before the latest version of the Royal Wedding on Saturday that...

Ocala restaurants shut down for violations ranging from improper food temperatures to roaches

Four Ocala restaurants were shut down by health inspectors last week after failing inspections. According to a report on file with the Florida Department of...

Lady Lake man arrested after deputies respond to domestic disturbance in Paisley

A Lady Lake man was arrested Wednesday after deputies were called to a domestic disturbance in Paisley. Todd Steven Rose, 47, was taken into custody...

Circle K employee says man grabbed her from behind

A Belleview Circle K employee told a Marion County Sheriff’s deputy that a man came up behind her, ran his hands down her back...

Summerfield man arrested after fight with his mother over his drinking

A Summerfield man was arrested after an altercation with his mother over his drinking. Jean Philippe Gauthier, 46, was arrested on a charge of battery...