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Posted October 30, 2020 |

SunTran Offers Free Bus Rides on Election Day

SunTran will be offering free bus rides for citizens to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Free ridership on Election Day will only include the seven regular SunTran routes and not the paratransit service provided by Marion Transit.  Citizens should plan their trip by identifying their polling location with the Marion County Supervisor of Elections and then utilize the SunTran bus route system at

Regular bus fares will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

For more information, please contact SunTran at 352-401-6999.

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West Ocala  Community Garden holding “replant day”

The City of Ocala, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Marion County and Feed the Need Garden, Inc., will host a West Ocala Wellness Community Garden Day from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the community garden located at 2200 W. State Road 40, between S.W. 21st and S.W. 23rd Avenue.

Community members are encouraged to attend and replant their crops or start a new garden plot. Plots are available for $10 per year.

The goal of the West Ocala Wellness Community Garden is to educate and provide an opportunity for citizens to plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables for their families.

For more information, or to reserve a plot, please contact the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at 352-368-5540 or visit

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