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...

Schools open amid COVID-19 uncertainty

School started on Tuesday in Marion County, with much of...

First Day Of School In Ocala

First Day Of School In Ocala

Florida OKs private school vouchers if masks re...

TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Board of Education approved an emergency rule...

Masks remain optional for public schools

Public school students and employees will start the school year...

Back To School Fest at Paddock Mall

6,000 backpacks filled with school supplies were given out during...

State universities won’t mandate masks

TALLAHASSEE – State universities are staying on track for a...

Back to school tax holiday on tap

With most students expected to be in classrooms next month,...

School’s expense plan short millions

Marion County Public Schools has about $38 million worth of...

Marion County schools won’t require facemasks

The Marion County School Board agreed to make face coverings...

Marion County school supply drives gearing up

With the start of the 2021-22 school year just around...

Teaching guidelines overhaul under review

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s State Board of Education on Wednesday will...

CDC: No masks for vaccinated teachers, students

U.S. health officials say vaccinated teachers and students don’t need...

First class of anesthesiology residents graduat...

Ocala Health’s graduate medical education program has now grown to...

School impact fees suspended, again

The Marion County School Board once again voted to suspend...

Marion County schools hold steady in language a...

Overall, Marion County’s results in this year’s third grade English...

School board approves new high school plan

The Marion County School Board unanimously approved the plan to...

McCall resigns from school board

Beth McCall resigned her position on the Marion County School...

$7.8 million for CF health programs survives De...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed a record $100 billion...

Gallery: Last Day Of School At Eighth Street El...

Fifty-nine fifth graders graduated at the school this year and...

Questions surround school board members’ legal ...

Two Marion County School Board members face questions about their...

School board votes to close Evergreen Elementary

The Marion County School Board voted 3-2 on Tuesday to...

Evergreen Elementary likely to close

The Marion County School Board is poised to close Evergreen...

CF offers scholarships to first-time-in-college...

College of Central Florida is helping high school seniors jump-start...

Vanguard student receives four-year scholarship

Vanguard High School senior Tony Johnson was recently awarded a...

School voucher bill signed into law by DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE – Saying the state is blowing up “tired old...

Apprenticeship program at CF garners attention

It was no easy task getting the new Lockheed Martin...

College of Central Florida to host virtual spri...

The College of Central Florida’s Musical Theatre Department is set...

Local students earn state awards

The recent SkillsUSA Florida state competition earned top spots for...

Free summer learning to be offered by MCPS

Thanks to federal dollars earmarked for pandemic relief, Marion County...

Forest High students cook up top awards

Students earn gold, silver and bronze medals in SkillsUSA state...

Job is family affair for new Grace school head

After 16 years as an educator and administrator, Ocala native...

Belleview High senior wins four-year scholarship

When Valeria Alfonzo Molina wrote her essay about James Weldon...

Tiny House – Big Benefit

Students in a vocational education program have built a small...

Bill protecting colleges from COVID-19 lawsuits...

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House on Wednesday passed a wide-ranging...