College of Central Florida nursing program rank...

The College of Central Florida’s (CF) Registered Nurse to Bachelor...

MCPS seeks community feedback on millions to fi...

Marion County Public Schools is asking the community for feedback...

Vanguard High School senior wins Empowering Gre...

Local student-athlete Zaniyah Williams was the recipient of one of...

Gallery: Black History Museum of Marion County ...

Black History Museum of Marion County Grand Re-opening

At- and over-capacity schools under consideration

New businesses, distribution centers and families are calling Marion County...

Cummings and Campbell now leading Marion County...

Board members (L-R) Cummings, Campbell, Browning, Thrower, and King  ...

Intergovernmental meetings brings local leaders...

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners (MCBOCC) and officials...

Gallery: Veterans Day Ceremony at the Ocala/Mar...

Veterans Day Ceremony at the Ocala/Marion County Veterans Memorial Park

DeSantis touts education budget proposals

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday rolled out parts of his...

Annual Ocali Country Days

It wasn’t easy being a Florida pioneer. Carving out a...

Back to life with the undead at CF’s black box ...

CF’s black box theater is dark no more. The acoustically...

Child struck by car, killed in Marion County

A 10-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle and killed...

UF forms task force amid professor controversy

The accrediting organization for the University of Florida has taken...

Belleview High opens student-run Vystar branch ...

Belleview High School opened the doors to its own VyStar...

Virtual school growth spurs debate on funding

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted skyrocketing student enrollment in virtual education,...

College of Central Florida secures second local...

The Marion County Hospital District (MCHD) Board of Trustees voted...

Judge clears way for case over campus shutdown

TALLAHASSEE — An Alachua County circuit judge has refused to...

State poised to revamp civic education

October 21. update: The State Board of Education approved a...

COVID numbers: Marion County Public Schools COV...

MCPS recorded 41 total new cases for the week of...

Discovery Center of Ocala presents its latest e...

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

CCF gets help with American Rescue Plan

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners (MCBOCC) approved the...

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...

State School Boards Blast Request for Federal S...

The organization that represents Florida school boards has “great concern”...

Check-in with Gullett

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

School Districts, State Continue Clash Over Masks

TALLAHASSEE — Some school districts that have imposed student mask...

COVID numbers: School numbers drop again

Marion County Public Schools (MCPS) COVID numbers dropped again last...

Preschoolers gifted handmade quilts by local se...

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

Marion Schools watch and wait for fallout of ne...

Marion County schools got right to work after a recent...

School COVID-19 cases drop by almost 39%

  Marion County Public Schools COVID-19 numbers continue to drop....

New COVID-19 school rules upend lawsuits

TALLAHASSEE – Pointing to a need to “minimize the amount...

Gallery: Community Foundation of Ocala-Marion C...

The Community Foundation of Ocala-Marion County’s annual Give4Marion fundraiser had...

School COVID-19 cases continue to fall

Marion County Public Schools saw COVID-19 numbers drop for the...

Navigating the delta variant: Despite COVID-19...

In 2020, local prep sports teams lost games and, in...

Game of the Week: Leesburg at Lake Weir

The Lake Weir Hurricanes currently have a 1-1 overall record....

Marion school leaders back DeSantis plan to end...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that he will ask...

COVID-19 public school cases, quarantines drop

Marion County Public Schools saw COVID-19 numbers drop for the...

Browning takes school board seat

Don Browning, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ pick to take the open...

Marion schools’ budget a record $746.5 million

The Marion County School Board approved a record $746.5 million...

Skipping school: CF enrollment down this fall

Like many community colleges in the state and the nation,...

DeSantis school board pick not fan of mask mand...

The newest member of the Marion County School Board is...

DeSantis names Marion school board member

Donald Browning, a retired businessman, was appointed to the School...

Marion schools’ COVID-19 cases surge

The number of COVID-19 cases reported at Marion County Public...

CF shifts plans on health sciences programs

Plans for a four-story healthcare education hub at the College...

Florida school mask struggle goes before judge

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida’s power struggle over wearing masks in...

State takes aim at districts defying mask order

TALLAHASSEE – The State Board of Education on Tuesday ratcheted...

Marion struggles to find bus drivers as virus s...

Marion County Public Schools continues to struggle to find enough...

School board goes to opt-out mandatory mask policy

In the face of hundreds of students quarantined due to...

School mask policy discussed, unchanged

Masks, COVID-19 protocols and mitigation efforts were again the hot...