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Today's News

  • Hospice celebrates 35 years of volunteering

    Hospice of Marion County (HMC) celebrated 35 years of volunteer support to kick off National Volunteer Week with an Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 13 at the Klein Center on the campus of College of Central Florida.
    Dr. David Elliott who, along with four volunteer nurses, helped found Hospice of Marion County in 1983, opened the celebration. He summarized the vital role of volunteers across the years. Volunteer contributions enable exceptional compassionate care to over 3,000 patients a year.

  • OTOW Farmers Market

    Lou Katz entertains everyone at the Farmers Market at OTOW last week with his singing and playing the keyboard. Misty Blaykely shows her hand painted butterfly hats on display.
     

  • Marion Landing 04-20-2018

    By Diane Bress

  • Cherrywood news 04-20-2018

    By John Everlove

  • Judge discusses eldercare

    By Delphine Herbert

    Not everyone has Barbara Bush’s ability and family support which allowed her to make her own health care decisions at the age of 92. Many of the ageing find themselves in high conflict situations at the very time they and their families are most in need of peace rather than long overdue attempts to resolve implacable positions from which principals frequently will not budge.

  • Debris dumping not permitted

    Marion County residents are reminded that storm-related yard waste that does not occur due to a natural disaster, such as a hurricane or tornado, is the responsibility of the resident to deal with the debris as they would deal with normal occurrences of yard waste. No declared natural disaster occurred this past weekend. Individuals placing debris caused by the rain and wind this weekend in the right-of-way may be fined if witnessed doing so.

  • Oak Run news 04-20-2018

    By Laura Smith

  • Pun Alley 04-20-2018

    By Dick Frank
    It took me late on Tuesday to get my income tax return in the mail. All the confusing forms made me feel like an old man. But, wait! I am an old man like many others on the Corridor.

  • Many millennials unaware of Holocaust

    There’s an old quote with many variations that is one of my favorites. Here’s one of many choices: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
    In our schools, both public and private, we are great in STEM, science, technology, engineering and math. It seems that we have gotten away from some of the core learning that many of us experienced when we were in school.
    I’ve always felt that English and related subjects should be emphasized. Social media have destroyed grammar and spelling. Is anyone still teaching these?

  • Upcoming events

    Saturday, April 21

    Tennis at Golden Ocala

    Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club will host the Sixth Annual Marion Tennis Masters on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22. It will include divisions 6.0, 7.0 and 8.0, as well as open divisions, with every participating athlete guaranteed two matches consisting of men’s, women’s or mixed doubles.