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Woman confronts man about affair, he ends up in jail

A man with a history of domestic violence was arrested after he battered and threatened to kill a woman he is romantically involved with. According...
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Mother and four children, missing for six weeks, found dead

Casei Jones, 32, a Marion County mother who has been missing for six weeks, has been found dead. Jones' children, Cameron, 10, Preston, 5,...
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Mother of four, missing for six weeks, found dead

***This story has been updated.*** Casei Jones, 32, a Marion County mother who has been missing for six weeks, has been found dead. Her four...
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911 Dispatcher heard screams in background, one man dead

Marion County -- At approximately 10:30 p.m., Friday, a 911 dispatcher took a call in which she could hear screaming in the background. When investigators...
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Update on The Market of Marion flea market

The Market of Marion flea market, following a recent fire, has passed all of their inspections. The Market will re-open for business on Saturday, September...
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$500 scholarship opportunity for students

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Legal Support Association is now accepting applications for the Mary Sullivan Scholarship Award in the amount of $500.00...
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Applications available for FWC’s 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2019-2020 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity to apply...
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Firefighters battle blaze at Market of Marion

Belleview, Florida — Marion County Fire Rescue crews Monday night were fighting a massive fire at the Market of Marion flea market, located at...
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Temporary lane closures, County Road 42

Motorists traveling in Marion County will experience temporary lane closures in the northernmost westbound lane of County Road 42, between the intersections of Southeast...
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Two arrested for picking saw palmetto berries

Two people were arrested for allegedly harvesting saw palmetto berries. According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, as of last July, a...
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Ocala Police Department hosting annual Cops & Cars car and truck show

The Ocala Police Department is hosting its annual Cops & Cars car and truck show, which will benefit the United Way of Marion County. The...
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Schools reopen in Marion County

All Marion County Public Schools reopen Thursday and Friday and return to normal schedules. Shelters are closing Wednesday. Initially, due to Hurricane Dorian, the Marion County...
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NOAA and NWS: Alerts for Lynn and Moss Bluff

Message: NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-FL125D0FA99394.TropicalStormWarning.125D0FAAD18CFL .JAXTCVJAX.3889fbd22ddb53ad5e8b246f47ff038e from w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov Sent: 23:01 EDT on 09-03-2019 Effective: 23:01 EDT on 09-03-2019 Expires: until further notice As of 23:01 (11:01 p.m.) a tropical storm warning remained...

Marion schools close for the week, employees should read carefully

On September 4, 2019, officials announced that schools would reopen. Due to Hurricane Dorian, the Marion County School Board announced that ALL schools will be...
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VIDEO WEATHER ALERT: NWS,Changes in watches and warnings, including Marion County

The following are important changes in weather watches and warnings. This information comes directly from the National Weather Service (NWS). Dorian has weakened slightly but...
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Unsung heroes prepare for historical Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian made its first landfall on Elbow Cay in the Bahamas, at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph and...

Important update for Marion students and employees

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the Marion County School Board announced that ALL schools will be closed on Tuesday. In a press release, officials wrote, "This...
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Hurricane Dorian now category 5, shifts slightly west, new satellites images

Hurricane Dorian is now a catastrophic category 5 hurricane. As of 11 a.m. EDT Sunday, Dorian was located about 205 miles east of West Palm...

Early food stamp benefits disbursement due to Hurricane Dorian

Tallahassee, Fla. – To assist families as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been approved by...
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VIDEO-Afternoon update: Hurricane Dorian shifts to east, strengthens, new images

In this video, our partners at AccuWeather shared how the NOAA helps determine the path and strength of a hurricane. Hurricane Dorian is wide and...