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A man who shot his girlfriend and her mother to death Monday and who later was shot by an Ocala police officer and seriously injured has died.
The Supervisor of Elections Office has added extra hours and days to the early voting schedule.
There soon will be some construction along Southeast 17th Street as a small strip of wooden fences is replaced by a concrete barrier wall.
About 20 fourth-graders smiled as they ate dirt Wednesday morning.
The message championed during a rally on Wednesday on the downtown Ocala square during National Bullying Prevention Month was a simple one: Be kind.
The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County opened its Ocala location to adults for a day on Wednesday, during Leadership and Legislative Day.
Law enforcement officials on Wednesday arrested a fugitive from Puerto Rico who was wanted on murder and weapons charges.
The aircraft, identified by the tail number, was piloted by Theodore T. Weiss, 74, who departed the Dunnellon/Marion County in April en route to Zephyrhills, but never arrived.
An electrician critically injured on the job Oct. 15 remains hospitalized.
A convenience store was robbed Tuesday by a man detectives believe may also have held up a gas station last Thursday.
The event is open to the public. The suggested donation is $5 for a bowl of chili, with choice of sides, and a beverage.
The message touted by officials and social services workers all month hit home for county residents Monday when a domestic violence dispute ended in a double homicide.
September home sales in Marion County rose 7.6 percent from the same month last year.
In less than two weeks voters will decide the School Board District 4 race between businesswoman and incumbent Angie Boynton and church music director Chase Basinger.
When the paint at Harvey’s Fellowship Home in Ocala started to peel, the community’s maintenance man began investigating options for repainting.