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19 positive tests in schools last week, 127 qua…

There were 19 positive COVID-19 tests among students and employees…

To the accolades of its key supporters, HOME’s …

With a quick snip of an oversized pair of scissors,…

Theater plans $6 million renovation

Regal Hollywood 16 Theaters are planning a $6 million renovation,…

Property tax rate holds fast as County Commissi…

Marion County commissioners followed through on an earlier promise to…

COVID_19 tests to be made here

An Ocala company will open a new plant and begin…

County Commission slashes building fees amid cr…

Marion County commissioners this week slashed fees for building permits….

 

COMMUNITY

To the accolades of its key supporters, HOME’s …

With a quick snip of an oversized pair of scissors,…

Theater plans $6 million renovation

Regal Hollywood 16 Theaters are planning a $6 million renovation,…

Property tax rate holds fast as County Commissi…

Marion County commissioners followed through on an earlier promise to…

COVID_19 tests to be made here

An Ocala company will open a new plant and begin…

Ocala Wetland Recharge Park opens Monday

The City of Ocala recently completed construction for the new…

Agencies looking at day centers for the homeless

For years, there has been an ongoing debate about whether…

BUSINESS

Theater plans $6 million renovation

Regal Hollywood 16 Theaters are planning a $6 million renovation,…

COVID_19 tests to be made here

An Ocala company will open a new plant and begin…

Former Ocala mortgage broker Lee Farkas, a symb…

As the nation’s housing market exploded in the early 2000s,…

While some businesses struggle amid COVID-19, o…

Ashley Miller has only had one quiet day in her…

Logistics hub

Ocala emerges as distribution hot spot. It has been five…

Local unemployment rate suffers setback, but tw…

Ocala/Marion County’s most recent unemployment report was disappointing. The main…

HEALTH

Local advocates for lung cancer patients encour…

Cancer is a silent killer, and lung cancer is more…

AdventHealth Foundation West Florida 2020 Commu…

You are invited to join the AdventHealth Foundation West Florida…

County officials use new equipment to turn the …

In the relatively early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, President…

Marion County residents face a heightened expos…

Rates of lung cancer and deaths related to it have…

Falling COVID numbers lead local public health …

For weeks we’ve heard prominent Democrats argue that universal mail-in…

Amid pandemic, Marion deals with another killer

While health officials keep a daily running count of the…

GOVERNMENT

Property tax rate holds fast as County Commissi…

Marion County commissioners followed through on an earlier promise to…

County Commission slashes building fees amid cr…

Marion County commissioners this week slashed fees for building permits….

County racing to complete census count

With a Sep. 30 deadline looming for the federal census…

Marion County set to spend nearly $58 million o…

Marion County officials plan to spend almost $58 million for…

City holds line on property tax rate again

For the fifth straight year, the Ocala City Council has…

County Commission informally backs deal to add …

Marion County commi-ssioners have moved closer to revamping their garbage…

POLITICS

A Salt Springs resident hopes to change how cou…

After the last U.S. census, Salt Springs resident Jack Stackman…

Prosecutor determines School Board candidate Co…

Prosecutors have rejected a complaint that veteran Marion County teacher…

Falling COVID numbers lead local public health …

For weeks we’ve heard prominent Democrats argue that universal mail-in…

Election workers still needed

Marion County will need more than 700 citizens to serve…

School Board candidate faces post-election comp…

Veteran Marion County teacher Lori Conrad was the top vote-getter…

Primary Elections

The Marion County Election Center in Ocala was bustling as…

EDUCATION

19 positive tests in schools last week, 127 qua…

There were 19 positive COVID-19 tests among students and employees…

24 positive tests in schools last week

There were 24 positive COVID-19 tests among students and employees…

Cummings calls for etiquette rules for online c…

It may not look like school. It may not even…

Schools report 10 positive cases, 44 quarantined

During the first week of schools being opened in Marion…

A new school year that is unlike any before

It’s been since March that Marion County’s public schools have…

‘Virtual learning camps’

They are not going to the neighborhood school, and they…

COMMENTARY

How to stop forest fires

Born in California and raised in the Bay Area allowed…

Shedding light on the issue

The readers of the Ocala Gazette expect accurate and unbiased…

Youth sports and politics don’t mix

Call it a no politics zone. No Trump, no Biden,…

For teachers, online instruction is a nightmare

I am a middle school teacher, and I’m at my…

A downtown that Gainesville envies

Anyone who’s lived in North Florida anytime at all knows…

Celebrating grandparents: Wisdom across the gen…

This Sunday is Grandparents Day, a good opportunity to reflect…