Events – October 30-November 5, 2020

COMMUNITY Dignitaries throw shovels full of dirt during the Reilly...

Chief Graham laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners turned out Friday for the funeral of...

Marion County ups ante on affordable housing

As state funds dwindle for housing efforts, commission ratchets up...

Sample Ballot

Use this sample ballot to prepare for the upcoming election. ...

Single & Ready to Mingle: October 30-Novem...

Ocala Gazette has partnered with Marion County Animal Services to...

Health officials ask that kids, adults observe ...

The Marion County Health Department has offered some guidelines for...

4,000 failing students sent back to class

With the first nine-week grading period in the books, Marion...

News in Brief: October 30 – November 5, 2020

SunTran Offers Free Bus Rides on Election Day SunTran will...

Ina A. Colen Academy breaks ground

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

County approves solar farm near Dunnellon

Deal includes land for public trail Marion County moved closer...

Remembering Chief Graham

‘When he did something, he did it to the fullest’...

Live Oak International Cancelled for 2021

Live Oak International, Marion County’s largest equine spectator sport, has...

Mayor announces funeral plans for Graham

Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn held a brief news conference Monday...

Chief Graham dies in plane crash

A plane crash at Dunnellon Airport in southwest Marion County...

Women’s March draws 150 to downtown Ocala

The National Women’s March that took over the downtown square...

That’s a lot of bull

The Marion County Cattlemen’s Association hosted its 65th Annual Ocala...

Marion County saw huge growth last year

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

Events – October 23-29, 2020

COMMUNITY Dignitaries throw shovels full of dirt during the Reilly...

‘Something for everyone’

New 5,000-home Calesa Township will bring family-oriented vibe to State...

City plans series of holiday events downtown

The Ocala City Council will host a series of modified,...

Ocala will light up, without the crowd

Wary of creating a coronavirus superspreader event, the Ocala City...

Trump wows Ocala crowd

Thousands of President Donald Trump’s loyalists descended on Ocala’s airport...

17 positive tests in schools last week, 168 qua...

There were 17 positive COVID-19 tests among students and employees...

Dean Shaw, longtime OEU chief, dies at 86

Dean Shaw, who headed the Ocala Electric Utility for more...

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

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

Down for Donuts raises $8,000 for Down Syndrome...

Dozens of people competed in the fifth-annual Down For Donuts...

Events – October 16-22, 2020

COMMUNITY Kord, a 10-month-old Airedale Terrier, hangs out with his...

Single & Ready to Mingle: October 16-22, 2020

Ocala Gazette has partnered with Marion County Animal Services to...

Honorable Mentions: October 16 – 22, 2020

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

News in Brief: October 16 – 22, 2020

Women’s March for Justice in Ocala Saturday The Democratic Women’s...

CF unveils William H. Jackson Promise Scholarships

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

Animal workers step in to avert cat-astrophe

National Happy Cat Month, the time when feline fans are...

Iconic horsewoman Carol Harris selling cherishe...

Asked why she decided to have an equine and canine...

Trump flies into Ocala Friday

President to hold second rally this week in battleground state...

Silver River Museum to reopen with new exhibit,...

The Silver River Museum is planning to reopen its doors...

Chatter Bugs sculptures brighten Ocala campus

City workers recently installed Chatter Bugs and Whisper Tubes on...

Single & Ready to Mingle: October 9 –...

Ocala Gazette has partnered with Marion County Animal Services to...

Retired military officers donate school supplie...

Retired U.S. Army Col. Craig Ham, who is with the...

Senior Services honors 33-year employee

Jane Dawson, who worked for Marion Senior Services for 33...

Events – October 9-15, 2020

COMMUNITY Now-1/2 Astronaut Academy Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave....

Discovery Center debuts Astronaut Academy exhibit

The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Astronaut Academy, opened last week...

News in Brief: October 2-15, 2020

Kitchen fire safety is theme of this year’s Fire Prevention...

Ocala is ground zero for film about dangers of ...

It’s a quiet, gray Sunday morning, and Andrew Wakefield steps...

Hopes dim for Light Up Ocala event

The lights will still go on, but the prospects for...

NAMI Family-to-Family and Peer-to-Peer classes ...

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Marion County, Inc. announced...

Horse Alliance ponies up for those in need

Group creates program to help financial victims of pandemic feed...

City of Ocala hosts tire amnesty day Oct. 10

The City of Ocala is providing residents with free tire...

Single & Ready to Mingle: October 2 –...

Ocala Gazette has partnered with Marion County Animal Services to...

Record number of steer weigh in for Youth Fair

One of Ocala’s premiere community events, the annual Southeastern Youth...

Offering comfort and kindness

Hospice of Marion County held its Volunteer of the Year...