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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Community Street Mural Project to be Completed Over Feb. 19-21 Weekend

First Installment of Public Art in City's Northwest Business District


Last updated 2/19/2021 at 7:42am

Photo Courtesy of Eddie Dixon

Artist E.J. Nieves prepares to complete street mural at Lincoln Avenue and C Street

Editor's Note: Due to expected rain, the opening ceremony has been moved to 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20.

Artist E.J. Nieves of Ocala will be painting a street mural over the Feb. 19-21 weekend in the city's northwest business district and the community is invited to participate.

An opening ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19 for the mural at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and C Street. A food truck will be on hand serving breakfast. In addition to Nieves, scheduled speakers include Mayor Eugene Fultz, City Manager James Slaton and community leader Sara Jones. The ceremony spea...

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