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    Marion Oaks residents furious over distribution center

    Marion Oaks residents have expressed great concern over the nearly 200 acre Dollar Tree distribution center, which would be built up against Marion Oaks...
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    Ocala amongst 7 cities to make “Hall of Shame” in new report

    In a new report, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (Law Center) surveyed 187 urban and rural cities across the country and...
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    Marion Military Academy closes its doors

    Marion Military Academy abruptly closed its doors end of school day Monday, citing lack of funding. The school, which started eight years ago, says that...
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    Founder, President and CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has died

    The founder of Ollie's Bargain Outlet, Mark Butler, passed away on December 1, while he was spending Thanksgiving with his family. The company released the...
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    Selling homemade Coquito over Facebook? You might want to rethink it

      Coquito, meaning "Little Coconut" in Spanish, is a traditional Christmas drink. The drink, which originated in Puerto Rico, is a coconut-based alcoholic beverage similar to...

    Ocala Fire Rescue: Get your chili today

    Fans of Ocala Fire Rescue’s (OFR) chili won’t have to wait until next year’s chili cook-off to savor a bowl of the crews’ concoction. Today,...

    Polk County confirms 11th rabies case

    On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, PCSO Animal Control responded to Towering Pines Drive in Lakeland, in reference to a fight between a dog and...
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    2019 Belleview Christmas Parade

    The Belleview Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, December 15, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. The parade will be on 441, beginning at the...

    2019 Ocala Christmas Parade

      The Christmas Parade assembles at the McPherson Complex and disperses at Tuscawilla Park on Saturday, December 14, at 5:30 p.m. It officially steps off at...
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    Roaches, rat droppings main reason for closure of popular Ocala restaurant

    The Ocala WingHouse Bar & Grill, 2145 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was issued on December...
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    Man wanted five people killed, fed to pigs

    A 76-year-old Marion County man, identified as Gary Bangstad, who was incarcerated at the Marion County Jail, offered another inmate $4,000 and a car...

    Duck hunters should be aware of changes in the law

    Duck hunters should be aware of the daily bag limit for mallards has been reduced to two birds, of which only one may be...

    Residents should maintain heightened awareness, rabies active in the area

    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County and the Department of Health in Sumter County want Summerfield, Oxford, and northwest residents of The...
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    Children get shopping experience of a lifetime

    Twenty children from Wyomina Elementary School, who were selected to participate in the Cathy’s Kids program, spent a cheerful morning with Ocala Fire Rescue...
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    Ocala Police Department upset over false crime rate report, Marion County crime rate facts

    The Ocala Police Department, with good reason, is concerned and displeased over a recent article that depicted Ocala as being worse than Detroit for...
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    Santa is coming to the Paddock Mall

    The Paddock Mall, located at 3100 Southwest College Road, Ocala, will usher in the holiday season with Santa’s grand arrival on November 22. There will...
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    Beluga whale plays fetch with boaters tossing rugby ball

    A beluga whale was recorded playing with a rugby ball being tossed by a group of people on a boat. The footage was recorded by...
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    Ocala man remains behind bars, made Molotov cocktails, attempted to burn down DCF building

    An Ocala man is being held on a $125,000 bond after he was arrested for attempting to burn down the Florida Department of Children...
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    17 people arrested during child pornography investigation

    On Monday, November 4, 2019, the Polk County Sheriff's Office concluded a month-long special operation to identify members of the community who possessed and...
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    President and Vice President of the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball League arrested

    The President and Vice President of the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball League arrested were arrested and both charged with Scheming to Defraud over...