Gallery: 37 Dogs Seized By Marion County Are Do...

By Rosemarie Dowell Special to the Gazette A half-dozen of...

State Ends Appeal in Health Worker Vaccine Case

TALLAHASSEE — After a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this month...

Candidate files for County Commission District ...

Sams is the first candidate to enter the District 4...

Goin’ back to Tally Part IV

[Editor’s note: Two members of the Marion County Legislative Delegation,...

City policy, hard lessons

The Gazette’s review of court records, city shade minutes reflect...

City workshop on city attorney services next Tu...

Following an announcement by the firm of Gilligan, Gooding, Batsel,...

City of Gainesville receives a troubling operat...

The City of Gainesville started the new year with a...

FDOT reduces speed limit change on Maricamp Road

In a letter dated November 23, 2021, the Florida Department...

Lawmakers tie national anthem to sports money

Florida lawmakers moved forward Tuesday with a plan that would...

Historic black church property located in the F...

Two seemingly competing items appear on the agenda of today,...

Senators to take up bill on race-related instru...

A bill designed to carry out Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan...

Gallery: ARPA Money Given To Non-Profits

On Friday, the City of Ocala distributed ARPA funding to...

A gift for the givers

Representatives from over 30 Ocala-based nonprofit organizations were on hand...

City Council chips in $8 million to stabilize e...

Ocala City Council voted unanimously on Jan. 4 to stabilize...

Battle lines drawn on 15-Week abortion limit

New legislative proposals that seek to prevent doctors from performing...

Local officials worried over bill to make busin...

Local government officials raised concerns Wednesday about a Senate proposal...

Judge grants City of Ocala extension of time to...

On Jan. 4, Judge Robert W. Hodges entered an order...

Goin’ back to Tally Part III

The third part in this ongoing series highlights two members...

School board lowers education requirements to b...

The Marion County School Board (MCSB) unanimously approved a vote...

Baxley proposes legislation aimed at setting te...

Florida State Senator Dennis Baxley filed Senate Joint Resolution (SJR)...

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ State of the State add...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday gave his State of the...

Sheriff’s Remodel Request Leads to Workshop

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods and the Marion County Board...

Goin’ back to Tally Part II

  The first part of the series explored how an...

City Council pushes vote on planned Maricamp de...

The Ocala City Council had its second of two public...

Amendment 11 passes with unanimous support at J...

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners (MCBOCC) voted unanimously...

Transportation meeting on Jan. 11, 2022

The Ocala/Marion Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) board has scheduled a...

Police boot protesters from Florida Gov. DeSant...

Police in Florida removed a handful of community activists from...

Surgeon general points to need for ‘high-...

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly...

Sheriff to ask for funding again for remodel pr...

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods plans to ask the Marion...

County to vote on approval of CARES Act funds f...

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners (MCBOCC) will vote...

The next hurdle in the 80-million-dollar fire f...

The law firm that represents the class entitled to refunds...

Remodel of Employee Health Center approved: Dre...

On Dec. 21, the Ocala City Council gave the green...

Development in pipeline off Maricamp Road, traf...

The Ocala City Council had its first of two public...

More cruise ships under CDC investigation due t...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating...

US officials recommend shorter COVID isolation,...

U.S. health officials on Monday cut isolation restrictions for asymptomatic...

A start to understanding this year’s local legi...

Editors note: This series, leading up to the start of...

Service awards presented at Dec. 21 City Counci...

James Peal was given a Service Award on Dec. 21,...

Waste Warriors: Make it a new year’s resolution...

The water that so many Ocalans take for granted day...

City Council approves development of Crystal Pa...

On Dec. 21, the Ocala City Council voted to approve...

Top-10 stories in 2021 that shaped Ocala

As it did last year, COVID-19 tops our list of...

U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Florida Medicaid Fight

  The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to take up...

10 things DeSantis wants in 2022 session

Gov. Ron DeSantis recently released a $99.7 billion budget blueprint...

Ten big legal issues to watch in 2022

From elections to vaccines, state and federal courts are weighing...

Let’s get political (action committee)

You hear the term Political Action Committees (PACs) brought up...

Select Dec. 21 MCBOCC meeting briefs

2020 Census figures for Marion County Mary Elizabeth Burgess, director...

Fire fee lawsuit update

As the last week of 2021 approaches, the city’s request...

City council discusses conflicts of interest wi...

At the Dec. 22 city council meeting, the city attorney...

Supreme Court to Hear ‘Marsy’s Law’ Case

The Florida Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up...

“No build” road debate continues

After almost three hours of spirited public comments and an...

SpaceX launches Christmas presents, supplies to...

SpaceX launched Christmas gifts, goodies and supplies to the International...