State limits COVID-19 vaccines to residents

Pointing to limited amounts of vaccine, state Surgeon General Scott...

Ocala fire fee refunds coming, but will take a ...

It’s no longer a question of if Ocala must refund...

Fla. Senate bill would expand school choice

TALLAHASSEE – Republican legislative leaders are lauding a sweeping school-choice...

The war on downtown’s parking meters continues

Parking meters are back after the holidays and the debate...

County Commission greenlights buildout of fourt...

The Marion County Commission approved the buildout of the fourth...

Courts face avalanche of backlogged cases

Local court officials worry it could take years to dig...

Ocala seeks water resources interns

Ocala is looking for candidates for paid internships over the...

State grapples with property insurance woes

TALLAHASSEE – Alarmed by double-digit rate increases and policies pouring...

Protest bill set to take stage in Florida House

With backing from Republican leaders, a House panel next week...

DeSantis working to reduce vaccine “tourists” h...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is working on guidelines meant to stop...

Never again to lockdowns, vows Florida Senate p...

TALLAHASSEE – Businesses will remain open even as COVID-19 cases...

Update on County’s use of Coronavirus Relief Fund

As 2020 came to an end Marion County Board of...

Fire fee frustration

Frustrated, masked faces filled every other chair in the Ocala...

Trump protests tame in Ocala, across Florida on...

After preparation for potentially large-scale protests, only about 10 supporters...

Commission poised to ban internet cafe games

Marion County Commissioners seemed poised to pass an ordinance banning...

Paddock Mall vaccination site opens

Malls were one of many places of business that took...

Data scientist Rebekah Jones surrenders after w...

TALLAHASSEE – Former state COVID-19 data scientist Rebekah Jones turned...

Trump Team 2020

The peaceful group held a caravan as a thank you...

DeSantis mobilizes National Guard ahead of expe...

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday evening activated the...

Report: Man planned violent confrontation of pr...

TALLAHASSEE — Federal prosecutors are accusing a Tallahassee man of...

Tallahassee girding for possible protests

TALLAHASSEE – State and local law enforcement agencies in Tallahassee...

Lawmakers push for reforms at Lowell prison aft...

TALLAHASSEE – A group of female legislators hope other lawmakers...

Federal COVID-19 vaccine reserves set for roll ...

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday his decision...

State Senators blast Florida’s communication o...

TALLAHASSEE – A leading Senate Republican on Wednesday chided Florida...

Florida House budget chief warns of looming cuts

TALLAHASSEE – With the coronavirus pandemic significantly reducing state tax...

Marion County jury trials canceled until furthe...

All Marion County trials are off until further notice, according...

Senators raise questions on vaccine rollout

TALLAHASSEE — A leading Senate Republican on Wednesday chided Florida...

DeSantis vows action against disorderly protests

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis warned Tuesday that law...

State Democrats: DeSantis-backed protest law me...

TALLAHASSEE – Saying it is designed to quash voices of...

Senate, house plan sites for remote public tes...

Originally appeared in The Florida Bar News COVID-19 precautions will...

Recharge Park adding pavilion with help of grant

The Ocala Wetland Recharge Park plans to add a rest...

Ocala I-75 gateway project approved by city cou...

After a unanimous approval from Ocala City Council on Tuesday...

Jury trials still likely months away due to CO...

A recent order from the chief judge for the 5th...

Florida Republicans file priority legislation t...

Two GOP lawmakers — Sen. Danny Burgess and Rep. Juan...

Cowan, Harrell take over property appraiser, cl...

Following in the footsteps of people like Villie Smith and...

$81 million Ocala fire fee hearing delayed due ...

A Monday hearing connected to a potential $81 million judgment...

Ocala opioid crisis puts renewed focus on March...

Ocala Fire Chief Shane Alexander will tell you there’s a...

Jury trials unlikely for the month of January

All Marion County jury trials scheduled for the first two...

Marion County Jail reports zero COVID-19

The report comes as local cases increase in the county...

Renovations on tap for Marion County Animal Sh...

With its status as a no-kill shelter well established, Marion...

Extension possible for Marion County to spend $...

As the year came to an end, local government, non-profit...

Federal grant coming to Marion County drug court

Marion County’s drug court recently received a $500,000 federal grant,...

Ocala weighs bankruptcy in fire fee fallout

Facing the potential of having to pay back millions in...

Environmentalists concerned as Florida takes co...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given the state of...

County says political signs must go

Marion County’s Code Enforcement Office is reminding all Marion County...

Governor Ron DeSantis makes judicial appointmen...

On December 18th, Governor Ron DeSantis announced six new judicial...

Marion County faces looming deadline for CARES ...

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners must spend almost...

Marion County unemployment rate 6% in November

Marion County’s unemployment rate edged up to 6% in November...

Florida lawyers report video conferencing chall...

Originally appeared in The Florida Bar News Seven months after...

Saving Mercy gets final blessing from City Council

The non-profit Saving Mercy group received City Council approval Tuesday...