Puppy Power

Hotwheels has no speed limit. The moment the pooch is...

Forest basketball coach Spencer Ashley resigns

Forest High School’s boys’ basketball coach Spencer Ashley, who took...

Gallery: Hotwheels At The Humane Society of Mar...

The dog was brought into the Humane Society with a...

Seminole gaming compact to bring sports betting...

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe are...

Tea Time

Interfaith Emergency Services recently hosted the 2021 Ladies High Tea...

Marion County names employee of the quarter

The Marion County Commission recognized the county employee of the...

New protest laws already facing challenge

TALLAHASSEE – Civil-rights attorneys are challenging a new set of...

High-Stakes Bidding

Two horses sold for seven-figures during the opening sessions of...

Tiny House – Big Benefit

Students in a vocational education program have built a small...

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Ocala Gazette announces the launch of The Community News Fund....

Lemonade for Lawson

When Rob and Brittany Batsel’s kids decided they wanted to...

Ocala recognizes longtime employees

  The Ocala City Council recognized four employees with service...

Creating Connections

Abstract artist finds real opportunity in Ocala When artist Emmeline...

Bill protecting colleges from COVID-19 lawsuits...

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House on Wednesday passed a wide-ranging...

Marion County’s inmate farm its own bumper crop

You’d be hard pressed to find a meal for 60...

Beyond Books: Library is a gateway to knowledge

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

Smart growth needed to protect Marion farmland

The month of April has been designated as Farmland Preservation...

Filling A Need

Right: Robert Williams enjoys his breakfast outside of St. Paul...

Single & Ready to Mingle: April 23-29, 2021

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

Marion County completes list of vaccine appoint...

COVID-19 vaccines are available to all adults, but the Department...

Remembering McKenzie

Golf tournament honors Ocala couple’s baby girl Ryan and Kait...

Baxley’s moment of silence bill goes to Governor

TALLAHASSEE – Florida public-school students might soon have a required...

House passes bill expanding school vouchers

The Florida House on Wednesday passed a bill that would...

Move to preserve thoroughbred history at Windin...

On Tuesday, the Ocala City Council approved an amendment to...

Bill blocking some social media bans advances

A Senate committee this week narrowly approved a measure that...

Juneteenth, Emancipation Day eyed as legal holi...

A bill that would expand a list of legal holidays...

City Council ditches gender pronoun proposal

Tuesday’s Ocala City Council meeting drew an overflow crowd, most...

Gallery: Forest vs. Gainesville Baseball

Forest vs. Gainesville Baseball

Forest cruises past Gainesville

The last time the Forest’s baseball team set foot on...

Gallery: OBS Spring Sale of thoroughbreds

On Tuesday, during the first day of the four-day OBS...

Change to emergency management operations discu...

The Marion County Commission requested a workshop to discuss whether...

Vaccine appointments plummet in Marion County

COVID-19 vaccines are available to all adults, but the Department...

City sued over panhandling ordinance

The city is facing a federal lawsuit challenging its panhandling...

DeSantis signs online sales tax bill

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly signed into law a...

CF rallies past St. Johns River

The College of Central Florida and St. Johns River State...

Gallery: CF Patriots Defeat St. Johns River Sta...

CF Patriots Defeat St. Johns River State College 4-3

DeSantis signs anti-riot bill into law

TALLAHASSEE – Flanked by uniformed law-enforcement officers, Gov. Ron DeSantis...

Tornado destroys Ocala building Sunday 

A tornado blew through Ocala on Sunday night just before...

Gender-neutral proposal faces backlash

A proposed charter amendment that would remove masculine pronouns in...

OPD identifies remains as man, 51

The skeletal remains of a man found in a wooded...

Raney’s Building Destroyed In Ocala Storm

Damage is shown to Raney’s training building called The Academy...

End to no-fault insurance eyed by Legislature

With the anticipation that rates for a majority of Floridians...

Marion unemployment 5.5% in March

The Marion County unemployment rate was 5.5% in March compared...

Bill targeting violent protests heads to DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE – Republican lawmakers handed Gov. Ron DeSantis one of...

Florida Public Relations Association Image Awards

Florida Public Relations Association, Ocala Chapter, Mid-Florida Local Image awards...

Metal Magic

Local fabricator creates unique sculptures A very recognizable piece recently...

Marion Road Funding

Roads get no respect. No one pays attention to them...

Fueling a community

Leroy Johnson spent his life quietly helping others While growing...