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Marion County Government Days

You’re invited! On March 24, stop by the first-ever Marion County Government Day at the McPherson Government Complex Field on Southeast 25th Avenue. We’ll have nearly all county departments and constitutional offices gathered, along with games, activities, equipment displays, food trucks, 98.5 WKTK...
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No homework for Marion County Elementary Schools

Marion County parents, 20,000 elementary students are about to get a treat when they start school this year... no homework!! "Marion County Superintendent Heidi Maier on Wednesday issued a “no homework” mandate to teachers at 31 elementary schools for the 2017-18 school year, citing research that...
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Sinkholes after rains in Ocala

Weekend storms and flash flooding in Ocala left behind two sinkholes and a few water-damaged cars, but no injuries, according to officials. The Marion County Sheriff's Office did not receive any reports of incidents related to the storms. James Lucas of Marion County Fire Rescue said the department...
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Marion County Park Closed Due to Aggressive Alligator

Marion County residents have one less place to cool down this summer. K.P. Hole Park , on the Rainbow River in Dunnellon, is temporarily closed due to an aggressive alligator spotted near the popular park. Its agressive nature and size could be a threat to the dozens of swimmers, tubers, kayakers...
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Fedex Is Hiring 500 people for its new Ocala facility

Fedex is now hiring! And by hiring, it means to fill 500 positions for its recently competed 400,000 square foot Ocala distribution facility. Of those 500 positions, 150 will be full time. The positions for packers and package handlers will be filled at a two day hiring event at the College of...
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County-By-County Information/Closures/Shelters

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