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...

Mask ordinance renewed by City Council

Ocala’s controversial mask ordinance was renewed by the City Council...

The pollution police

City using federal, state programs to tackle area’s contaminated properties...

City plans series of holiday events downtown

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

Top Marion officials impacted by COVID

Two of Marion County government’s top administrators have been impacted...

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...

The $200 million question

Voters will be asked to decide on renewing sales tax...

WEC, county negotiating water, road issues

The World Equestrian Center was already going to be big,...

County Commission finds money for employee raises

Marion County workers just got good news on the financial...

Hopes dim for Light Up Ocala event

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

After 32 years, Crile leaving “a completely dif...

When Kathy Crile took over as director of the Ocala...

Hundreds of applications received for millions ...

Scores of people, businesses and nonprofits have lined up for...

Voting-rights group paying off legal debts for ...

Desmond Meade was incorrectly identified in the original version. His...

Candidate Conrad disciplined for using school e...

School Board candidate and teacher Lori Conrad has received a...

City of Ocala names new director of Recreation ...

Following a nationwide search, the City of Ocala named Preston...

Property tax rate holds fast as County Commissi...

Marion County commissioners followed through on an earlier promise to...

County Commission slashes building fees amid cr...

Marion County commissioners this week slashed fees for building permits....

County racing to complete census count

With a Sep. 30 deadline looming for the federal census...

Marion County set to spend nearly $58 million o...

Marion County officials plan to spend almost $58 million for...

City holds line on property tax rate again

For the fifth straight year, the Ocala City Council has...

County Commission informally backs deal to add ...

Marion County commi-ssioners have moved closer to revamping their garbage...

School Board candidate faces post-election comp...

Veteran Marion County teacher Lori Conrad was the top vote-getter...

Marion’s court clerk finds an ally in fight to ...

Marion County’s top courts official may be struggling to get...

Curry: The more things change …

When Craig Curry was elected to the Marion County Commission...

Third time no charm for city mask ordinance

Well, the third time was not a charm. The Ocala...

Lawyer: Lawsuit against the City Council will c...

The Ocala City Council revised its emergency mandatory-mask ordinance again...

Special 1-mill school tax revenues keep growing

Since Marion county voters first approved the special 1-mill school...

City Council overrides Guinn veto, requires fac...

Mask up, Ocala. During an emergency meeting on Wednesday, a...

County Commission prepares to talk trash as lan...

4In 2011 the Marion County Commission got a garbage deal...

Letter by Sheriff Billy Woods on face masks

This letter was written and sent out on Tuesday, August...

When moratoriums on mortgage foreclosures and e...

With advocates predicting a “tsunami” of homelessness — and landlords...

New Florida law to bring more electric charging...

One of Florida’s newest laws lays the groundwork for building...

A mask mandate

On a day when Marion County announced 12 new death...

County Commission holds the line on base proper...

Marion County commissioners on Tuesday sealed the cap on the...

Amid COVID budget woes, Ellspermann urges overh...

Marion County’s top court official is calling for an overhaul...

Record $651 million schools budget unveiled

The Marion County School Board paused from talking about how...

Facing layoffs and budget cuts, Ellspermann urg...

Marion County’s top court official is calling for an overhaul...

Marion Health Department changes COVID testing ...

The Marion County Health Department is altering its COVID-19 testing...

No mask mandate

City Council narrowly rejects mask mandate amid heated debate Nearly...

County commission holds the line on tax rates, ...

Marion County property owners won’t see higher tax rates for...

Yoho apologizes, sort of, for testy exchange w...

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho opted to apologize after all –...

County Commission seeks to empower homeowners w...

The Marion County Commission is mulling changes to the local...

Marion taxpayers get a break on property tax ra...

Marion County property owners likely won’t see higher tax rates...

Could North Magnolia lose its lights?

Ocala city officials are studying whether to take down traffic...

Thousands of Marion residents and businesses co...

Peoples Gas, the Tampa-based natural gas provider that serves about...

County weighs how to distribute millions in cor...

Marion County has received $15.9 million in federal funding to...

County officials lay plans for sales tax revenu...

For county officials, developing the next round of projects that...

State Road 200 resurfacing nearing completion

State transportation officials say a two-year project to improve State...