Hancock, Florida thoroughbred leader, dies at 80

Richard Hancock, longtime executive vice president of the Florida Thoroughbred...

Marion County unemployment rate 5.6% in December

Marion County’s unemployment rate dipped to 5.6% in December, according...

The war on downtown’s parking meters continues

Parking meters are back after the holidays and the debate...

The Gathering Cafe continues thriving amid pand...

Sarah Partee opened The Gathering Room Cafe & Bakery last...

WEC launches app

The World Equestrian Center in Ocala recently launched its official...

New downtown ballroom opens, Airport restaurant...

The Ocala Ballroom recently opened in the historic Sovereign Building....

Commission poised to ban internet cafe games

Marion County Commissioners seemed poised to pass an ordinance banning...

Hungry Bear serves up tradition and burgers

As a baby, Danielle Mann lay in a bassinette under...

CareerSource workshops resume via Zoom

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion resumes live employability workshops on Jan....

Ocala Main Street’s downtown mission going strong

In 2020, there were enough short straws to go around....

Accounting firms debuts new name, sign

On January 4, 2021, the Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic...

Second round of PPP loans included in recent co...

The $900 billion coronavirus relief package passed by Congress and...

Culver’s hopes to bring taste of Wisconsin to O...

Ocala is in line for a dose of Midwest flavor...

Extension possible for Marion County to spend $...

As the year came to an end, local government, non-profit...

Publix rising: New Pearl Britain store takes shape

The new Publix under construction at Pearl Britain Plaza is...

Last Ocala Pizza Hut restaurant shuts doors

Ocala lost another iconic dining tradition recently. The full-service Pizza...

Marion County unemployment rate 6% in November

Marion County’s unemployment rate edged up to 6% in November...

Mall offers visitors an unrivaled Santa experience

When Ashley Gerds was hired by Washington Prime Group Inc....

Not just for horses

The majestic World Equestrian Center bristles with fine dining, family-friendly...

Marion County’s Magamoll wins state award for e...

After helping the Public Education Foundation of Marion County’s Take...

New layout approved for downtown parking garage

With the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Ocala now open,...

Organization develops Zoom-based business classes

The Greater Ocala Community Development Corporation (GOCDC) was organized by...

October unemployment at 5.7 percent

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region...

Out with the old

Crew demolishes Goldman Block building to make way for artisan...

World Equestrian Center to debut next month ami...

The World Equestrian Center-Ocala is less than a month away...

Forestar to acquire Trilogy at Ocala Preserve f...

Forestar, IHP Capital Partners (IHP), and Shea Homes have announced...

FDOT unveils “diverging diamond” de...

State Transportation officials on Wednesday night unveiled their concept for...

New hotel using 120 parking garage spaces

General public parking access to the downtown Ocala parking garage...

Celebrity’s Soul Food opening national headquar...

The Celebrity’s Soul Food restaurant brand is celebrating the opening...

Honorable Mentions

Ocala’s Austin Little honored by Statewide Insurance Professional Association Ocala...

CareerSource holding Paychecks for Patriots for...

Eighth annual event designed to pair vets with career opportunities...

Ina A. Colen Academy breaks ground

Area dignitaries gathered last Friday to break ground on the...

Marion County saw huge growth last year

Highest growth rate in a decade leaves county at 368,...

Marion unemployment rate dropped below 6% in Se...

Marion County’s unemployment rate dropped in September, dipping to 5.6...

Honorable Mentions: October 16 – 22, 2020

Hospice of Marion County among Best Places to Work in...

CF unveils William H. Jackson Promise Scholarships

The College of Central Florida has announced three new scholarship...

Downtown Ocala hotel almost ready to open

Developer Danny Gaekwad says his new hotel on the downtown...

Ocala Airport taking off again

Airport officials say flights picking up as pandemic wanes The...

WEC, county negotiating water, road issues

The World Equestrian Center was already going to be big,...

Hundreds of applications received for millions ...

Scores of people, businesses and nonprofits have lined up for...

Commerce, COVID-style

In more normal times, business leaders who can best anticipate...

CEP named Chamber of the Year

Well, the third time was a charm. The Ocala/Marion County...

Marion, state jobless rates plunge, signaling ‘...

Ocala/Marion County’s unemployment rate went in the right direction last...

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...

For those with business in the court system, Ma...

COVID-19 has halted much of the business at the Marion...