MCSO response times covering Marion

Editor’s note: This series will explore the response times of...

State poised to revamp civic education

October 21. update: The State Board of Education approved a...

CCF gets help with American Rescue Plan

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners (MCBOCC) approved the...

Marion County School Board Wrap-up

The Marion County School Board received a long introduction to...

Historic Reddick school being demolished

On a lazy Sunday afternoon in mid-August, with wind filtering...

Marion delegates meet to hear local agendas

The Marion County Legislative Delegation held a public hearing at...

City ordered to refund $80 million within 60 days

Editors note: This story was updated on October 13th add...

Measuring Marion County Fire, and the variables...

Editor’s note: This series will explore the response times of...

Gallery: Marion County Delegation at the CF Kle...

Marion County Delegation at the CF Klein Conference Center

Casey DeSantis Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

TALLAHASSEE — With Gov. Ron DeSantis describing her as a...

City adopts nearly $900 million budget

The Ocala City Council on Sept. 28 adopted the nearly...

City’s costs approach nearly $700,000 in ...

Ocala must pay nearly $400,000 in fees and costs to...

Voter turnout soars for city election

The Ocala city election on Sept. 21 saw voter turnout...

Gallery: City of Ocala Elections

City of Ocala Elections

Gallery: Polar Patrol revealed at the Ocala Pol...

Polar Patrol revealed at the Ocala Police Department

Power Drain: Ocala Electric Utilities lineman s...

A worsening national shortage of qualified electrical linemen—one of the...

Fire assessment still rankles budget process

The Ocala City Council on Tuesday approved a tentative, nearly...

Ocala repeals panhandling ordinances challenged...

On Tuesday, the Ocala City Council repealed parts of its...

Sheriff “irritated” by process, pul...

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods was irritated during Tuesday’s county...

How Marion spent the penny tax

From 2016 to 2020, Marion County collected more than $96.5...

Browning takes school board seat

Don Browning, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ pick to take the open...

Penny sales tax boosts projects across city

  Defund the Police became a slogan during the summer...

Marion schools plan non-teacher $1,000 bonuses

Marion County Public Schools want to make sure all its...

City OKs $6.1 million in COVID-19 relief spending

The Ocala City Council unanimously approved a plan to spend...

Attorney seeks records after Alexander firing

An attorney for former Ocala Fire Rescue Chief Shane Alexander...

Trials will continue in face of COVID-19 surge

Local courts won’t cancel in-person trials and hearings after a...

Lee named Ocala assistant city manager

Pete Lee was recently named an assistant city manager for...

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...