Live Oak International Cancelled for 2021

Live Oak International, Marion County’s largest equine spectator sport, has...

Mayor announces funeral plans for Graham

Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn held a brief news conference Monday...

30 positive tests in schools last week, 252 qua...

There were 30 positive COVID-19 tests among students and employees...

Chief Graham dies in plane crash

A plane crash at Dunnellon Airport in southwest Marion County...

Women’s March draws 150 to downtown Ocala

The National Women’s March that took over the downtown square...

That’s a lot of bull

The Marion County Cattlemen’s Association hosted its 65th Annual Ocala...

Marion County saw huge growth last year

Highest growth rate in a decade leaves county at 368,...

Trump wows Ocala crowd

President frames choice between ‘Trump recovery’ and ‘Biden depression’ Thousands...

Who will stay perfect?

Undefeated Vanguard trounces North Marion to set up showdown with...

Events – October 23-29, 2020

COMMUNITY Dignitaries throw shovels full of dirt during the Reilly...

Mask ordinance renewed by City Council

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

Early voting begins with a bang in Marion

Americans can often be apathetic about voting. But not this...

‘Something for everyone’

New 5,000-home Calesa Township will bring family-oriented vibe to State...

Kids having a blast at Discovery Center’s Astro...

The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Astronaut Academy, opened recently and...

The pollution police

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

Wilcox watching the watchers

Supervisor of elections says parties’ poll watchers can’t, won’t disrupt...

Ocala boasts 4 district champs

Forest, Vanguard, Trinity Catholic and St. John battle way to...

City plans series of holiday events downtown

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

Ocala will light up, without the crowd

Wary of creating a coronavirus superspreader event, the Ocala City...

Marion County poll watcher rules

State law and local regulations govern what poll watchers can...

Reilly Arts Center breaks ground on expansion

The Reilly Arts Center broke ground Wednesday on a $4...

Top Marion officials impacted by COVID

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

Celtics grab district title

When the Trinity Catholic lady Celtics stumbled out of the...

Forest wins district volleyball title

From the inception of the 2020 season, the lady Wildcats...

Trump wows Ocala crowd

Thousands of President Donald Trump’s loyalists descended on Ocala’s airport...

17 positive tests in schools last week, 168 qua...

There were 17 positive COVID-19 tests among students and employees...

Trump Rally Coverage

A rolling diary of Friday’s presidential visit 6 p.m. The...

Dean Shaw, longtime OEU chief, dies at 86

Dean Shaw, who headed the Ocala Electric Utility for more...

Marion unemployment rate dropped below 6% in Se...

Marion County’s unemployment rate dropped in September, dipping to 5.6...

Vanguard – District Champions

Vanguard crushes Lake Weir 3-0:  25-7; 25-8; 25-23.   The lady...

Requested injunction to halt Trump rally denied

A Marion County judge has denied a request for an...

Down for Donuts raises $8,000 for Down Syndrome...

Dozens of people competed in the fifth-annual Down For Donuts...

Schools’ Technology Task Force working with ‘s...

A committee appointed to help resolve problems teachers and students...

Events – October 16-22, 2020

COMMUNITY Kord, a 10-month-old Airedale Terrier, hangs out with his...

Honorable Mentions: October 16 – 22, 2020

Hospice of Marion County among Best Places to Work in...

Single & Ready to Mingle: October 16-22, 2020

Ocala Gazette has partnered with Marion County Animal Services to...

Trump supporters hope to sway undecideds with p...

A local group is planning a parade through Ocala in...

Early voting begins Monday

Voters have two weeks to cast ballots at locations around...

Area girls look to roll

Forest, North Marion, Trinity Catholic, St. John and Vanguard move...

News in Brief: October 16 – 22, 2020

Women’s March for Justice in Ocala Saturday The Democratic Women’s...

COVID cases declining in Marion

Officials urge continued vigilance, social distancing while state reopens On...

CF unveils William H. Jackson Promise Scholarships

The College of Central Florida has announced three new scholarship...

Battle of the unbeatens

Vanguard rolls over unbeaten West Port, Dunnellon continues to dominate...

A third of felons registered to vote after debt...

A foundation aiding former convicts in regaining their right to...

The $200 million question

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

Animal workers step in to avert cat-astrophe

National Happy Cat Month, the time when feline fans are...

Iconic horsewoman Carol Harris selling cherishe...

Asked why she decided to have an equine and canine...