Gallery: 66th Annual Ocala Bull Sale

66th Annual Ocala Bull Sale. 84 bulls were auctioned off...

OBS October Sale wrap

Buyers of Thoroughbred horses have spent the better part of...

Gallery: OBS October Open Yearlings Sale

OBS October Open Yearlings Sale

Publix opens new store in Pearl Britain Plaza

Publix Super Markets opened a new store at the Pearl...

The Copa Nightclub shut its doors after 15 year...

After 15 years, the only all-inclusive LGBTQ+ nightclub in Ocala,...

Pull the rug: Downtown staple closing

Bahram Assary grew up learning the ancient art form of...

Local businesses adjust to Florida’s new $10 mi...

Florida’s minimum wage increased from $8.65 an hour to $10...

Hundreds more homes proposed for Marion

A plethora of proposed residential developments flooded the monthly Marion...

Recipe for success: Serving up fresh food and f...

It’s 3:15 a.m. Time to make the bagels. And Steve...

Marion unemployment 5.4% in August

The Marion County unemployment rate dropped to 5.4% in August,...

Celebrity’s Soul Food adds sparkle to homestyle...

As a caterer, Dr. Fredrick Jacobs prepared homestyle food for...

New fish market offers fresh seafood selection

Something fishy has been going on at the Ocala Center...

Ocala Comic Con returns: Small businesses parti...

After COVID-19 canceled last year’s event, Ocala Comic Con returns...

Pandemic grants help the show go on

Rose Miller doesn’t know where the Ocala Civic Theatre would...

A Florida Icon: Ocala hosts inaugural redfish s...

For a day at least, the redfish industry’s attention was...

Flying Boat Tap Room has landed in Ocala

This month a new dining and drinking experience touched down...

Florida tourism continues to bounce back

TALLAHASSEE – Florida attracted 31.7 million visitors in the second...

Drive-in Renaissance

It’s been ten years since John Watzke reopened the landmark...

Agreement would allow landfill to expand 

After months of sometimes heated public debate, the city of...

$126.5 million for Ocala warehouse, largest in ...

What is billed as Florida’s largest warehouse, covering nearly 2...

City approves $150,000 Optimum RV incentive deal

The Ocala City Council voted unanimously on July 20 to...

Salt Springs Family Dollar plan nixed

Plans for a proposed Family Dollar near Salt Springs were...

Biz Buzz: Marijuana, Roses and glass

Plans for another marijuana dispensary are in the works after...

Proposed sand mine irritates residents

A plan for a sand mine in Anthony found little...

The Centers, SMA merger final

After nearly a year of collaboration and due diligence, The...

Mark III demolition begins ahead of marijuana p...

Almost two years after it was first announced, work has...

Plan would allow Rooms To Go expansion

A plan that would allow the expansion of the Rooms...

Biz Buzz: From steakhouse to doc’s house

Plans for a former restaurant in Ocala call for a...

Perez tabbed to lead public relations for count...

Roberta Perez has been chosen as the new public relations...

Plan for up to 320-unit complex sent to state

A plan to build up to 320 multifamily units near...

City Council revokes club’s alcohol permit

An Ocala business was stripped of its alcohol permit. On...

City council approves plan for downtown

A plan for the development of residential and retail space...

7-Eleven plan faces opposition

The application for a beer and wine permit for a...

CEP: County continues to see growth

The Ocala metro area continued to grow over the past...

Local commercial real estate market remains st...

Unlike the residential real estate market, which has remained remarkably...

Planning commission splits on Falls of Ocala ad...

Neighbors of a proposed development next to a 55-plus community...

Biz Buzz: Cajun crabs, jewelry store and expand...

  Storming Crab is preparing to open a location on...

Marion’s May unemployment at 5.3%

The Marion County unemployment rate was 5.3% in May compared...

Florida sees small increase in jobless claims

Florida saw a slight uptick in new unemployment claims last...

Development vote postponed again

The Marion County Commission postponed a final decision on a...

Tax-less “Freedom Week” on tap

The Department of Revenue has set up a webpage for...

State revenue beats estimate for April

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s April revenue collections topped an economists’ forecast...

$14 million warehouse planned

An application for a building permit for a $14 million...

Gallery: OBS June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Hor...

Agent Gary Young made the session’s highest bid, going to...

Biz Buzz: Conn’s opens, Dee Dee’s r...

Conn’s HomePlus showroom is now open in Ocala. The Texas-based...

Red Rock doubles down on Ocala warehouse

Building a $50 million, 600,000-square-foot warehouse in Ocala on speculation...

Citrus County Chronicle parent sold to Paxton

PADUCAH, Ky. — Paxton Media Group is buying Landmark Community...

West Ocala supermarket plans revived

The end could be in sight for the on-again, off-again...

Florida governor signs bill for Seminole sports...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Seminole Tribe would be able...

Florida takes aim at social media

TALLAHASSEE – Taking aim at Silicon Valley, Gov. Ron DeSantis...