We the mob

During his visit to the border wall in Alamo, Texas...

Is the Court System Playing Russian Roulette w...

Is it nobler to go forth to Court and suffer...

Bonnie Heath Farm will become 391 residential ...

The Ocala City Council on Tuesday approved a developer agreement...

Rigging the election is just not that easy

There’s an old adage that Americans hate Congress but love...

Marion preps for arrival of COVID vaccine

Select Marion County residents might receive a vaccine for COVID-19...

‘This is not a simple world, my friend …’

Editor’s note: The name of Bill Baggs Cape Florida State...

A referendum that really works

When the economy crashed in 2009, I was one of...

We may loathe taxes, but we love our community...

“I hate paying taxes. But I love the civilization they...

Celebrating Florida’s Blacks in Energy

Few realize the array of professionals behind the scenes who...

Chief Graham, public servant and personal frie...

The inexplicable, unnerving, shake-a-person-to-the-core death of Ocala Police Chief Greg...

Making history while repeating history

“It’s history repeating itself.” With those words, Jaye Baillie summed...

Discovering that working together works for eve...

The COVID-19 pandemic is killing jobs. It’s a national fact....

Kids having a blast at Discovery Center’s Astro...

The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Astronaut Academy, opened recently and...

Give4Marion aims to uplift struggling local non...

The term “nonprofit organization” is really a misnomer. Sure, nonprofits...

Put ratings on books as we do with films

Literature comes from all different walks of life. From innocent...

Online instruction is failing, and that is not ...

Maybe what was so remarkable about two teachers’ concerns voiced...

In praise of an unsung heroine

Your article in the September 18 edition regarding the new...

With COVID-19, getting a seasonal flu shot is ...

It’s officially fall, and with the arrival of cooler weather...

Officers touch lives of woman, grandson

Editor’s Note: The following is a letter to the Ocala...

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...

Seeking common ground on the Ocklawaha River

For decades, Save the Rodman anglers and conservation groups have...

Free the Ocklawaha and we’ll all benefit

Govs. Bob Graham and Bob Martinez were for it. Govs....

Stop Nestle’s water raid

Nestle should never have gotten the first permit to take...

The schools’ solution to a custodial problem

Schools reopened in Marion County this week to much fanfare...

The next fatality in Florida’s springs pandemic

Rainbow Springs, located in southwest Marion County, long nourished the...

Right back where they started

Ocala City Council President Jay Musleh has spent the past...

History set stage for Black Lives Matter

You say Blacks lives matter, don’t all lives matter? A...

Damn the torpedoes ….!

Damn the torpedoes ….! I’m receiving a steady flow of...

Hands up! Drop the mask!

There are mandates, and then there are mandates. Sheriff Billy...

Time to write out the write-ins in the primary

The will of the people in Florida is still being...

The GOP 10 gunning for your vote

The Aug. 18 primary election is just around the corner,...

‘My DNA is human’

As I sat reading the commentary “It’s in our DNA...

For CF, community’s health care needs to ...

As both a longtime nurse educator and a licensed nurse...

A blast from the past could affect our future

In the Nevada desert – which is redundant, of course,...

Mask it or casket

Bill Thompson’s commentary (July 27) supported the businesses that choose...

Vote ‘em out

While all the doctors and medical professionals recommend wearing a...

Deplorable inaction by local leadership endange...

Your paper’s recent commentary, “It’s in our DNA to resist...

Sidestepping enforcement

When was the last time, if ever, the city of...

Faith over fear? Yes, but the fear is still real

Back in April when our lives were just beginning to...

Watching the death toll rise

As a citizen of Ocala, I am appalled that our...

Yoho’s ‘misunderstanding’

I take issue with the characterization of the puff piece...

Underlying conditions present in most COVID-19 ...

As of Wednesday, 51 Marion County residents had died of...

Do what is right for our kids!

The primary purpose of the K-12 public school system is...

It’s in our DNA to resist a mandate

Last week Publix Super Markets mandated mask-wearing for its customers...

Essential in every way: CF has a job plan for you

The pandemic has introduced us to words like social distancing,...