Q & A with the candidates

Editor’s Note: Leading up to the city election, we’ll be...

Q & A with the candidates

Editor’s Note: Leading up to the city election, we’ll be...

Fire chief termination still burns at council m...

Sentiments over the recent firing of Ocala Fire Rescue Chief...

Ocala Gazette Candidate Forum Sponsored by Neig...

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

Ocala ballot set, city elections Sept. 21

With the qualifying period ending at noon on Friday, the...

Dreyer is sixth candidate to file for City Coun...

The number of candidates who have declared their candidacy for...

Juergens to run for City Council District 3

A third candidate has filed to run for the Ocala...

Fitos announces candidacy for District 4 counci...

Former Marion County Commissioner Barbara Fitos joins a growing number...

Summerfield man tied to Jan. 6 riot sentenced

A Summerfield man who was part of a white supremacist...

Ocala residents hold rally in support of Cuban ...

More than two dozen people held a rally near the...

Martin Gregory to run for Ocala District 4 seat

Lori Martin Gregory became the fourth candidate to file for...

Marion Militants: Six charged in Capitol riot

The recent arrest of two Marion County residents brings to...

Fakhoury announces bid for mayor

After three decades of serving the community on nonprofit boards...

Ocala city charter pronoun issue goes to voters

Nearly two months after more than 100 people flocked to...

Jones files for District 4 council seat

Members of the city’s homeless population were among the first...

Crist to vie for governor’s seat, again

TALLAHASSEE – More than a decade after walking away from...

DeSantis suspends COVID-19 emergency orders

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended all local-government coronavirus emergency...

Legislative session closes without deep budget ...

As the Florida Legislature’s 60-day session came to a close,...

Transgender athlete bill passes, heads to DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE – With Democrats decrying the “eleventh-hour” move, the Florida...

Bill targeting social media passes Senate

TALLAHASSEE – In one of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top priorities...

City Council ditches gender pronoun proposal

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

DeSantis signs online sales tax bill

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

DeSantis signs anti-riot bill into law

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

Bill targeting violent protests heads to DeSantis

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

Anti-protest bill moves forward in Senate

TALLAHASSEE – With critics warning that the bill would chill...

Senate passes Bright Futures changes

TALLAHASSEE – Despite an outcry from opponents warning that “guaranteed”...

DeSantis nixes COVID-19 passport idea

Florida Governor pushes for Legislature to impose a permanent ban...

Cap on contributions considered

The proposed limit would apply to constitutional amendment efforts TALLAHASSEE...

Legislature considers transgender athlete limit  

TALLAHASSEE – A Florida Senate panel Wednesday signed off on...

Guinn eyes another term as mayor

Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn won’t be hanging up his pinstriped...

Protest bill passes House, Senate up next

TALLAHASSEE – With Black lawmakers condemning the proposal as a...

Questions remain on Bright Futures bill after c...

TALLAHASSEE – A Senate panel on Tuesday scaled back a...

Election reform bills advance in Legislature

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Republican lawmakers are pushing ahead with sweeping...

Ocala Councilman Grabelle won’t run for re-elec...

There will be at least one new face at the...

Baxley-sponsored election bill faces backlash

TALLAHASSEE – Four months ago, Gov. Ron DeSantis bragged that...

Ocala mask ordinance will lapse on April 3

After sparking intense public debate, the City of Ocala’s emergency...

Council comments spark fire fee flare up

The latest volley in the ongoing litigation surrounding the Ocala...

Senate bill would make constitution changes ha...

Measure would require 75% voter approval to pass amendments TALLAHASSEE...

Baxley push to change Bright Futures on hold

TALLAHASSEE – A Senate proposal that would cut state-backed Bright...

State eyes $1 billion in uncollected online sal...

TALLAHASSEE – A proposal that could cut deeply into the...

Process to fill county judge seat started

Local officials recently took the first step to fill the...

Gallery: Gov. DeSantis in Ocala to tout vaccine...

Gov. Ron DeSantis was in Ocala Friday at the Circle...

Fed order lets all school workers get vaccine

Florida teachers of all ages are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations,...

Bryant wary of proposed new toll-road legislation

TALLAHASSEE – Legislation to repeal controversial toll-road projects passed a...

City Council changes open lodging ordinance

In response to a recent court order prohibiting the arrest...

Legislative session starts in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis launched the 2021 legislative session...

Commission to consider $11 million rental assis...

Almost a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Marion County...

Baxley bill would change vote-by-mail process

TALLAHASSEE – After Florida received widespread praise for its handling...

County Commission approves 2021 legislative agenda

The Marion County Board of County Commissioners approved its legislative...