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Ocala Native awarded Naval recognition

Scott McGuigan, an Ocala native, recently received the Navy Meritorious…

Fight over wetland permitting gets new players

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Chamber of Commerce and a major…

Local public schools part of national COVID-19 …

The national COVID-19 Education Deep Dive Longitudinal Study will collect…

Ocala announces summer camps

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department announced that…

Single & Ready to Mingle: March 5 – …

Ocala Gazette has partnered with Marion County Animal Services to…

COMMUNITY

Ocala Native awarded Naval recognition

Scott McGuigan, an Ocala native, recently received the Navy Meritorious…

Fight over wetland permitting gets new players

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Chamber of Commerce and a major…

Local public schools part of national COVID-19 …

The national COVID-19 Education Deep Dive Longitudinal Study will collect…

Ocala announces summer camps

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department announced that…

Single & Ready to Mingle: March 5 – …

Ocala Gazette has partnered with Marion County Animal Services to…

BUSINESS

CF to host Agribusiness career chat

The College of Central Florida’s Business and Technology Department is…

Jumbolair sells for $9.5 million

Jumbolair, home to one of the country’s longest private runways,…

Cocktails “to go” proposal moves forward in le…

The bill would make permanent the move enacted by Gov….

Ocala groups offer Black-owned businesses help

The goal is to increase diversity in Ocala’s business community…

Marion County hotels, lodging end year 17.4% down

COVID-19 took its toll on Marion County’s lodging industry, but…

Unemployment claims lowest since start of pandemic

Florida drew an estimated 18,982 first-time unemployment claims last week….

HEALTH

Local public schools part of national COVID-19 …

The national COVID-19 Education Deep Dive Longitudinal Study will collect…

Flu numbers crater

While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been widespread,…

Fed order lets all school workers get vaccine

Florida teachers of all ages are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations,…

In Marion County, a vaccine milestone in site

This week, Marion County health officials should finish setting appointments…

Gallery: Floral Heart Project Wreath Laying

A Floral Heart Project Wreath Laying to remember people who…

DeSantis expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

TALLAHASSEE – While focused on vaccinating seniors since December, Gov….

GOVERNMENT

Fight over wetland permitting gets new players

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Chamber of Commerce and a major…

FWC makes changes to protect deer

During its recent meeting in February, the Florida Fish and…

County partnership with United Way for rent rel…

Almost a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Marion County…

Trial in Ocala fire fee lawsuit not assured

Despite the city preparing for trial, the court has yet…

Fed order lets all school workers get vaccine

Florida teachers of all ages are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations,…

Bryant wary of proposed new toll-road legislation

TALLAHASSEE – Legislation to repeal controversial toll-road projects passed a…

POLITICS

Fed order lets all school workers get vaccine

Florida teachers of all ages are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations,…

Bryant wary of proposed new toll-road legislation

TALLAHASSEE – Legislation to repeal controversial toll-road projects passed a…

City Council changes open lodging ordinance

In response to a recent court order prohibiting the arrest…

Legislative session starts in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis launched the 2021 legislative session…

Commission to consider $11 million rental assis…

Almost a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Marion County…

Baxley bill would change vote-by-mail process

TALLAHASSEE – After Florida received widespread praise for its handling…

EDUCATION

Local public schools part of national COVID-19 …

The national COVID-19 Education Deep Dive Longitudinal Study will collect…

CF to host Agribusiness career chat

The College of Central Florida’s Business and Technology Department is…

CF Forensics team wins big

The College of Central Florida’s Forensics team reeled in eight…

Classroom at Lake Weir evacuated after AC unit …

An air conditioning unit malfunctioned on Wednesday at Lake Weir…

OCT Literacy program kicks off

The Ocala Civic Theatre and the David and Lisa Midgett…

Cattle Call

Steer show a highlight of the Southeastern Youth Fair Nestled…

COMMENTARY

Room for improvement

Ocala has long struggled with a large homeless population, a…

Hog Heaven

The Southeastern Youth Fair swine weigh-in on Thursday morning felt…

Gallery: Southeastern Youth Fair Swine weigh-in

Almost 200 swine were part of Thursday morning’s weigh-in ahead…

Winter storms affect Florida gas prices

Florida gas prices jumped last week thanks to arctic weather that…

Commentary: Ocala, consistently improving

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently released the December…

Commentary: Incentivized Rehabilitation Improve…

As Chair of the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Civil…