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Two Ocala residents die from COVID-1904/06/2020

Two Ocala residents die from COVID-19

Two Marion County residents — an 88-year-old male and a 58-year-old male — passed away this weekend after contracting COVID-19. Both were Ocala residents. These are the first two deaths linked to COVID-19 in Marion County. As of 6 p.m., Sunday, April 5, Marion County has 50 total COVID-19 cases. The most recent individuals confirmed READ MORE.

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Birthdays Happy birthday to Julie Meriwether who turns 50 on April 17.Susan B. Anthony TeaThe Ponce de Leon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a Susan B. Anthony Tea at the Winter Haven Garden Center on March 14 in celebration of passing the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Guest READ MORE.