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    Driver injured in rollover crash on Maricamp Road

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    A driver was injured in a rollover crash Wednesday near the intersection of SE 30th Avenue and Maricamp Road. According to reports,  Ocala Fire Rescue...
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    Juveniles arrested, stole van to buy marijuana in Miami

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    Two juveniles who say they were on their way to Miami to buy marijuana were arrested Friday following a brief pursuit. As they were booked...
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    Market of Marion scheduled to reopen

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    The Market of Marion is set to reopen on Saturday, May 23. "We at the Market of Marion are taking every precaution to make sure...
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    Lane closure due to diesel spill

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    Motorists can expect temporary lane closures along Southeast 180th Avenue Road between the intersections of Southeast 95th Street Road and Southeast 90th Street from...
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    The School Board announced that they will use a walk-through metal detector, search bags

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    The School Board of Marion County announced that they will begin using a walk-through metal detector and searching people's bags if citizens plan to...
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    Marion County announces graduation plans for the Class of 2020

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    Marion County – Following consensus from the School Board of Marion County, here are graduation plans for the Class of 2020 in Marion County...
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    Chick-fil-A offering free chicken sandwich to teachers, first responders

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    The Paddock Mall plans to reopen Friday, May 8, and Chick-fil-A is offering a free chicken sandwich to teachers and first responders. Paddock Mall General...
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    Paddock Mall plans to reopen

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    Paddock Mall plans to reopen on Friday, May 8 with reduced hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to...
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    Several arrested during two-day Domestic Highway Enforcement (DHE) Operation

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    On April 28-29, 2020, the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) participated in a two-day North Florida High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Domestic Highway...
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    Marion County Tax Collector reopens several offices

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    Some Marion County Tax Collector offices are now open but are taking precautions against COVID-19. The list of open offices: Ocala Annex Branch, 110 SE...
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    Important Marion County school updates for teachers and students

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    The following are Marion County school district updates and actions taken due to COVID-19. These updates were issued on Monday, May 4, 2020. · Summer...
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    DOH-Marion is expanding COVID-19 testing

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    Based on new CDC guidelines, the Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) is expanding COVID-19 testing opportunities. As of Monday, May 4, the...

    Marion County officials want to expand phase 1 beyond Governor’s guidelines

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    Marion County Commissioner Kathy Bryant said she is urging Gov. DeSantis to let Marion County officials make their own decisions when it comes to...

    Police discover bag full of cash and drugs, searching for owner

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    Police officers with the Ocala Police Department discovered a bag that contains $36,040 in cash and over 200 grams of Fentanyl. Unified Drug Enforcement Strike...
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    Marion County burn ban rescinded

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    The Marion County Interagency Wildland Task Force has rescinded the countywide voluntary burn ban due to the county receiving an adequate amount of rainfall...
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    Marion County COVID-19 updates, 1-year-old tests positive

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    Marion County is reporting 175 COVID-19 cases as of 11 a.m. today. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are: 1-year-old male...
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    Marion County school updates, graduation, summer school & more

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    Marion County Public Schools’ update and actions taken related to the COVID-19 are as follows: · Class of 2020 cap and gown deliveries start Monday...
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    Update on the Marion County WIC program

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    The Florida Department of Health in Marion County WIC program continues to welcome families during COVID-19. In order to limit exposure and help prevent the...
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    Truck reported stolen, later found torched

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    The Marion County Sheriffs Office is investigating after the charred remains of a 2019 F-250 pickup truck were found in the Florida Highlands. The owner...
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    Pedestrian hit by train near NW 4th Ave

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    Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a train at 500 NW 4th Ave. Monday at approximately 4:43...