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...

Downtown moves: Pi no more; coffee, crepes and ...

Pi on Broadway is closing to make way for a...

$20 million hotel set for On Top of the World

A new 125-room hotel will soon break ground just outside...

Marion unemployment 5.4% in April

The Marion County unemployment rate was 5.4% in April compared to 12.6%...

Council approves retail development plan on Mar...

After months of behind-the-scenes wrangling, the Ocala City Council on...

ORMC seeks permit for $19 million expansion

Ocala Regional Medical Center is planning a $19 million project...

Legislators approve gambling compact, including...

TALLAHASSEE – Despite concerns that a sports betting provision might...

Second marijuana growing facility planned for O...

A medical marijuana greenhouse facility is planned for a 60,000-square-foot...

Gallery: Lockheed Martin Innovative Apprentices...

The College of Central Florida, CareerSource Florida and Lockheed Martin...

Commercial development proposed for Ocala mobil...

The owners of a nearly 60-year-old mobile home park at...

Ocala announces new utilities director

Marvin Ayala will take over as the director of Ocala...

Guinn vetoes landfill change, City Council cons...

Jerry Lourenco and Friends Recycling might have struck out for...

Dollar Tree’s plan would sprout tallest b...

Dollar Tree’s Ocala distribution center wants to raise its roof...

Community foundation additions

The Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County added two new staff...

Ocala Community Credit Union promotions

The Ocala Community Credit Union announced the promotion of two...

Brewery set to move into former fire station

The former fire station building overlooking Lake Tuscawilla just north...

House backs three tax holidays, including ̵...

Without comment, the House on Friday backed a tax package...

OBS spring sale fetches record $74 million

This year’s Ocala Breeders’ Sales spring auction of 2-year-old thoroughbreds...

Seminole gaming compact to bring sports betting...

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe are...

Marion unemployment 5.5% in March

The Marion County unemployment rate was 5.5% in March compared...