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,...

We want to hear from you

One of the main goals of a community newspaper is...

Kelly Preston was a positive force in Ocala

Ocala/Marion County has always had celebrity landowners and part-time residents....

I hear Horse Fever is coming back.

Join me on a journey, kiddies. Once upon a time...

They call them experts for a reason

What is with all the dissing of good, smart, respected...

Prevent further damage to our imperiled springs

Science tells us that it has been about 4.5 billion...

Please, please wear your masks

My wife and I are in our late 70s. Her...

On behalf of over 70,000 educators in Central F...

Editor’s note: The following letter was signed by Mark Avery,...

Do we really need, need, need?

One of these days a vaccine will be discovered for...

It is what it is

It is what it is. That phrase was uttered over...

On schools, Florida not following its own advice

I am a classroom teacher. I have a lot of...

Re-opening plan does not protect at-risk teachers

I have taught in Marion County for the past 20...

Oh, we’ll be back Ocala!

There are few absolutes left in this crazy ol’ world. ...

Coping with a COVID-19 outbreak in the jail

I am writing this letter to confront the rumors, misinformation,...

Chief: Transparency and building relationships...

The following is a statement of policy from Ocala Police...

‘Just wear a damn mask!’

Everyone should just wear a damn mask!” Those words last...

Keep your dreams alive here at home

High school seniors and their families are making critical decisions...

Assessment of pre-textual traffic stops and rac...

I have determined, based on my long history in law...