Face coverings now optional in Marion County Pu...

With local positivity rates declining, face coverings are now completely...

Resurgence of the Reilly

Creating a great work of art or music can take...

Into the wood

Tom Kinney beamed as his five-year-old granddaughter cut dinosaurs into...

Gallery: Pickin’ Patch Pumpkin Patch In D...

Pickin’ Patch Pumpkin Patch In Dunnellon

Marion county, a leader in COVID-19 deaths

The State of Florida and the Centers for Disease Control...

Manatee deaths rise in Florida as pollutants ki...

Manatees have starved to death by the hundreds along Florida’s...

Ocala cattle legacy continues with historic bul...

For 66 years, Ocala/Marion County has worked to enhance, promote,...

Remembering Thomas J. Hilty

The year was 1942, World War II was raging, and...

Discovery Center of Ocala presents its latest e...

They’re creepy! They’re crawly! And a lot of them are...

New drive-thru Covid testing site opens in SE O...

The Florida Department of Health – Marion County (FLDOH-MC) partnered...

Humane Society of Marion County to expand with ...

The Humane Society of Marion County (HSMC) will be expanding...

Belleview preschooler gets her big moment

The third time is the charm for Riley Belcher of...

The Marion Cultural Alliance salutes hard-worki...

On Sunday, 185 Ocala art and culture enthusiasts gathered to...

Marion County School Board Wrap-up

The Marion County School Board received a long introduction to...

T.K. Lee’s “Paper Thin” unfolds its...

What do you get when you serve Southern-fried sass with...

COVID numbers: Marion County Public Schools COV...

MCPS recorded 49 total new cases for the week of...

Gallery: Old Reddick High School Demolished

Old Reddick High School Demolished

Historic Reddick school being demolished

On a lazy Sunday afternoon in mid-August, with wind filtering...

Marion delegates meet to hear local agendas

The Marion County Legislative Delegation held a public hearing at...

City ordered to refund $80 million within 60 days

Editors note: This story was updated on October 13th add...

Publix opens new store in Pearl Britain Plaza

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

Master of Light: Artist Richard Currier is know...

On the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24, as more...

Check-in with Gullett

When classes started for Marion County Public Schools (MCPS) on...

AdventHealth expands emergency care into Bellev...

On Sept. 30, leaders at AdventHealth cut the ribbon on...

A tribute to St. Francis and our beloved animals

“Blessed are you, Lord our God, in all your creatures,”...

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...

Measuring Marion County Fire, and the variables...

Editor’s note: This series will explore the response times of...

Drake Arnold’s life in 3D

Artist Drake Arnold obliterates the boundaries of the biological and...

Gallery: Marion County Delegation at the CF Kle...

Marion County Delegation at the CF Klein Conference Center

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

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

Ocala seeks statutory exemption for alcohol sal...

The Ocala City Council agreed unanimously on Tuesday, Oct. 5,...

Gallery: Cops and Cars Car Show at OPD

Cops and Cars Car Show at the Ocala Police Department

Marion County Preps Scoreboard: Sept. 28-Oct. 2

Selected results of prep boys’ and girls’ sports in Marion...

Gallery: Blessing of the Animals at St. George ...

Blessing of the Animals at St. George Anglican Cathedral

Gallery: Two Tails Ranch In Williston

Two Tails Ranch In Williston

OPD: Measured in minutes

Editor’s note: This series will explore the response times of...

‘Belly Rub Recipes’ benefit shelter pets

A new fundraising cookbook offered by the Humane Society of...

Preschoolers gifted handmade quilts by local se...

Reddick-Collier Pre-K teacher Nicole Lambert didn’t expect much when she...

Meant to Last: Local couple celebrates 50 years...

At 9 a.m. the morning of August 29, Belinda Atherton...

Two Sides of the Tale

At the end of a quiet, unpaved road in Williston...

Appreciate your Fall Wildflowers

Fall has arrived with its clear high skies. Temps have...

Wear Gloves’ Dignity House offers counsel...

For more than a decade, Wear Gloves Inc. has been...

Gallery: The New AdventHealth Belleview Emergen...

The new AdventHealth Belleview Emergency Room, a 13,000 square foot,...

Hospital District passes $15 million budget, sw...

The Marion County Hospital District will spend nearly $15 million...

Night of Hope honors victims and survivors of d...

Marion County Children’s Alliance Family Violence Prevention Workgroup will host...

Gallery: Bo Williams City Amateur Golf Tourname...

Bo Williams City Amateur Golf Tournament Final Round

Whatever floats (or sinks) your boat

The Third Annual Arnette House Regatta was successfully launched on...

Beacon Point to offer 30-day residential treatm...

Beacon Point, a comprehensive substance abuse treatment campus in Ocala,...

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

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