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    In a press release Friday, Marion County school officials reported that 30 people --  8 employees and 22 students -- tested positive for COVID-19 between the dates of October 16-22. Direct contact quarantines include 234 students and 18 employees. Schools and...
    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 attend a board meeting or work session. The plan must pass a final vote on May...
    Marion County – Marion County Public Schools’ update for April 20, 2020, includes the following actions taken related to COVID-19: · Per the governor’s order, distance learning continues through June 1, the last instructional day for the 2019-2020 school year...
    The Marion County School District is hoping a “Parking Lot WiFi” program will help students who are less fortunate and do not have access to the internet from home. According to The City of Ocala,  they are working with school...
    On January 28, Marion County School Board members held a meeting in regards to Mike Hickman, the Belleview High School dean and Marine veteran who was suspended without pay for using prescribed marijuana. Board members said that they made a...
      Many parents in Marion County have expressed concern about children recently being sent home from school due to having lice. The Marion County School Board told Ocala Post that they have lice cases throughout the district on a daily basis. The...
    Marion County School Board member Nancy Stacy said she stands by her comments that she posted on Facebook earlier this week. Her comments appear to be politically fueled after Christine Ford accused now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual...
    Former Sheriff Chris Blair on Thursday was appointed to the one mill ad valorem tax oversight committee, or Independent Citizens Referendum Oversight Committee, by the Marion County School Board. Blair will be one of 15 members. ICROC functions as an...
    A Marion County school bus driver was cited for careless driving Tuesday following a minor crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Ford F-150, driven by Hallard Martin, was stopped at a red light on Southeast 31st Street facing...
    The Marion County School Board will now head to a courtroom to try and enforce Florida's Eminent Domain statute (73.015) to obtain land for a new school. Marion County Public Schools Public Information Officer, Kevin Christian, said that the school...
    Marion Oaks -- At the request of several parents, Ocala Post reached out to school officials about an incident involving a school bus Friday morning. Marion County school officials spoke out Saturday about that incident. The accident occurred when a trainee bus...
    Marion Oaks -- A Marion County school bus accident Friday left parents fuming when they were not immediately notified. In an e-mail to Ocala Post, a resident wrote, "Parents should rightfully be pissed." According to the unnamed source, an accident, which only...
    // Ocala, Florida -- The resolution to ban transgender bathrooms in Marion County schools has been officially adopted. During a Tuesday emergency resolution meeting, the Marion County School Board passed the resolution with a  4-1 vote. Marion County Public...
    // Ocala, Florida -- In an e-mail, the Marion County School Board confirmed that they will aim to make sure that school bathrooms used by students who claim to be transgender will be based on the biology...
    // Ocala, Florida -- On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Detectives Daniel Clark and Jessica Wong arrested Michael Stephen Ziebart, III, 23, on charges of Dealing in Stolen Property and Violation of the Florida Pawn...