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    Two Ocala residents die from COVID-19

    Two Marion County residents -- an 88-year-old male and a 58-year-old male -- passed away this weekend after contracting COVID-19. Both were Ocala residents....
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    Eerie public service announcement in Walmart parking lot

    End of the world creepy! That is how a reader described a public service announcement she recorded while at the Walmart on Highway 40...
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    COVID-19 update for Marion County, city-by-city breakdown

    OCALA, Fla.—As of 6 p.m. Friday, April 3, Marion County has 38 total COVID-19 cases. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus...

    Business owner runs off backseat lovers

    The owner of Team Bulldog Garage, Nmar Perez, said on Thursday that she and a tow truck driver had to run off two people...
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    MCSO detective resigns following multiple sexual harassment claims

    A Marion County Sheriff’s Office detective resigned following an internal affairs investigation that revealed he had sexually harassed several women within the agency. MCSO Detective...
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    Update on Marion County Public Schools

    MARION COUNTY – First and foremost, the school district asks that all parents please be patient during this trying time as many parents have...
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    Suspect had to be tased as he fled from police

    A 31-year-old man was charged with Driving While License Suspended-Habitual, Possession of Marijuana, and Resisting Arrest after he fled from police during a traffic...
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    Boyfriend headedbutted girlfriend, punched her in the face

    Ocala police responded to the Dixie Motel, located at 1539 South Pine Avenue after a caller reported that a woman had been battered. The victim...

    Marion County commission enacts ordinance for temporary closures

    The BOCC says that based on testimony received by local law enforcement officials, certain establishments beyond restaurants involve handling and touching many surfaces. The establishments...
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    Testing had been non-existent, third case confirmed in Marion County

    The fourth case was confirmed by the DOH at 9:54 p.m. Original story OCALA, Fla.— On March 22, the Marion County Department of Health received notice...

    Rabies alert for Marion County

    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has issued a rabies alert for the area within the following boundaries: Northwest Highway 320 to...
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    March 20, COVID-19 update – Marion County, complete updated report for Florida

    Last updated on March 20, at 7:15 p.m. The DOH reported that Marion County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. More information to follow. Original article TALLAHASSEE...
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    Fatal shooting in Ocala, one man dead

    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the 2800 block of Southeast Fourth Street on Thursday at approximately...
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    Coast Dental delivers an upsetting blow to employees over PTO

    Special to Ocala Post Employees with Coast Dental say they could not believe their eyes when they received an email from Human Resources this week...
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    43,000 students to be provided with a “Grab & Go” meal

    Per a directive from the Florida Department of Education, all public schools in Florida will be closed through April 15. This is primarily due to...
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    DOH Marion County COVID-19 update

    OCALA, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has continued heavy activities this week as part of its response to the...
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    Corrections officer sentenced to 30 days for aggravated battery with great bodily harm

    The Florida Department of Corrections officer who worked for Lowell Correctional Institute and left a female's face disfigured said she deserved it because she...
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    Shooting at Ocala apartment complex leaves one in critical condition

    The Ocala Police Department is investigating after someone was shot at the Promenade at Ocala Apartments, located at 1421 SW 27th Avenue. OPD said calls...
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    Ocala man, high on Molly, intended to stab brother to death

    Ocala -- Ocala police responded to 2018 SW 7th street after a witness called 911 and stated that Jabrell Coe, 27, had a knife...
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    Man arrested in Silver Springs Shores on child pornography charges

    A man who was in possession of child pornography on his cellphone was arrested and charged with Enticement of Minor for Indecent Purposes. Cameron Michael...