County Commissioners out due to COVID-19

The current COVID-19 surge touched the Marion County Commission as...

No-bid contracts tied to commissioner

County review of process finds no issues with more than...

Auditor’s report supports Alexander’s firing pr...

During the July 20, Ocala City Council meeting, Councilman Jay...

Ocala Gazette Candidate Forum Sponsored by Neig...

Ocala Gazette Candidate Forum August 9th and 11th, 6 p.m.,...

City adopts proposed $9.2 million fire assessme...

The Ocala City Council approved a plan to raise $9.2...

County reorganizes ahead of Rickman’s retirement

With the retirement of Marion County Assistant County Administrator Jeannie...

Nay to City Council’s lack of support of city m...

Editor’s Note: Sadie Fitzpatrick uses this space to explore the...

Budget talks get heated between sheriff, commis...

Discussions became a bit heated when the Marion County Commissioners’...

NRA appeals ruling on gun sales to those under 21

TALLAHASSEE – The National Rifle Association this week went to...

Wilson survives vote to fire her as city manager

City Manager Sandra Wilson survived a move to remove her...

Guinn: City manager may face call for termination

Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn said he expects the issue of...

Details of Alexander’s firing continue to emerge

Details continue to trickle out after Shane Alexander was fired...

Alexander’s firing came after string of r...

Updated: 6-28-21 Shane Alexander was fired from his post as...

Ocala Fire Chief Alexander terminated

Shane Alexander, chief of Ocala Fire Rescue, was terminated Friday...

State pushes back on Big Tech’s attempt to bloc...

TALLAHASSEE – Accusing social-media platforms of censorship, Florida attorneys late...

Tale of a turf war

The Florida Supreme Court recently reprimanded former Marion County Assistant...

Florida gets another legal challenge to new ele...

TALLAHASSEE — Two more groups sued Florida over its new...

Development vote postponed again

The Marion County Commission postponed a final decision on a...

Lopez files for District 4 city council seat

What started as visits to Ocala’s historic district to see...

Marion County approves $1.175 million lawsuit s...

The Marion County Commission approved a settlement agreement recently in...

City Council: No to liquor store; pronouns return

During the Ocala City Council meeting on June 1, more...

County considers how to spend $71 million in fe...

Editors Note: Rob Davis, general counsel with the Marion County...

Jim Hilty looks to return to city council

Jim Hilty’s public service started when he was 17 and...

Council to reconsider pronoun proposal

After more than 100 people showed up on April 20...

Longtime prosecutor appointed to judge seat

Five days after Sarah Ritterhoff Williams’ officially vacated her seat...

Malever seeks District 1 seat for third time

Brent Malever’s family moved to Ocala in 1905. But that...

Legislators approve gambling compact, including...

TALLAHASSEE – Harness racing, quarter-horse racing and jai alai could...

Gallery: City Council Votes Against An Outside ...

City Council Votes Against An Outside Emergency Shelter For Homeless...

Council votes against open-air homeless shelter

They came out in numbers during Tuesday night’s Ocala City...

Unfinished business drives Musleh towards anoth...

Unfinished business is the driving force behind Jay Musleh’s decision...

Marion County fails leadership test

Editor’s Note: Marion County allocated $7 million in grants to...

Ocala contractor files for city council Distric...

Despite never having held public office, Barry Mansfield, who recently...

Homelessness comes in many faces

When I became a special education teacher more than 20...

A place to lay their head

Between September 2015 and December 2020, Robert Leach, 67, spent...

Gallery: Lockheed Martin Innovative Apprentices...

The College of Central Florida, CareerSource Florida and Lockheed Martin...

First responders mental health day marked at fi...

First responders from around the state came to the Florida...

Law to tighten local gun regulations ban

TALLAHASSEE – Amid a legal battle that could be decided...

When you give Marion County $63.7 million…

When the federal government authorized billions for COVID-19 pandemic relief...

Commercial development proposed for Ocala mobil...

The owners of a nearly 60-year-old mobile home park at...

DeSantis: Expect first-responder bonus checks

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he expects distribution “throughout the summer”...

Florida’s 2021 Legislative session comes to close

The session’s top bills passed TALLAHASSEE – The 2021 legislative...

Ocala announces new utilities director

Marvin Ayala will take over as the director of Ocala...

County employees recognized for service

Marion County recognized several employees for their longtime service during...

Lane closures expected along Northwest 70th Street

Temporary lane closures should be by expected by motorists traveling...

DeSantis signs election overhaul into law; laws...

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed an elections...

Candidate files for district three council seat

Ty Schlichter has been a part of the Ocala community...

Dollar Tree’s plan would sprout tallest b...

Dollar Tree’s Ocala distribution center wants to raise its roof...

City to weigh open-air homeless shelter… ...

The Ocala City Council will consider a first step toward...