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...

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

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

State short on first doses of COVID-19 vaccines

TALLAHASSEE – As Gov. Ron DeSantis barnstorms the state announcing...

Data scientist Rebekah Jones surrenders after w...

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

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...

Senators raise questions on vaccine rollout

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

Ocala Trump supporters blame infiltrators for D...

Some Marion County supporters of President Donald Trump say they...

Florida Republicans file priority legislation t...

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

Downtown Ocala Trump protest

Members of the Trump Club of Marion County, as well...

County says political signs must go

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

Ocalans encouraged to run for local office

With the 2020 general election behind us, Ocala residents have...

Forest athlete stands tall

Many of Marion County’s football players have met “Jaydon Hodge:...

News in Brief

CF offers online intro to IT careers The College of...

Marion OKs sales tax

Voters overwhelmingly renewed a 1 percent local option sales tax...

GOP keeps congressional seats in Marion

Republican Kat Cammack survived 2020’s most crowded primary to earn...

GOP sweeps 4 legislative seats in Marion

Republicans swept all four state legislative races that affected Marion...

Campbell wins School Board seat

Business leader tops career educator with 53.5 percent of the...

Record turnout

Presidential race drives voter turnout to all-time high in Marion...

How Marion Voted

Marion School Board District 1 Votes Percent Allison Campbell 93,319...

Polling places quiet on Election Day

Chilly temperatures ushered in Election Day 2020 today as the...

Official: ballot integrity assured here

Supervisor of Elections says numerous safeguards in place to prevent...

Sample Ballot

Use this sample ballot to prepare for the upcoming election. ...

The $200 million question

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

Byram, Harding running to capture Stone’s Hous...

Two political novices are running for the state House District...

In Marion School Board race, it’s the businessw...

This article first appeared in the Oct. 16 edition of...

Voting in Marion County: What you need to know

Vote-by-Mail The deadline to request vote-by-mail ballots was Oct. 24....

Trump wows Ocala crowd

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

Early voting begins with a bang in Marion

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

Wilcox watching the watchers

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

Marion County poll watcher rules

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

Trump wows Ocala crowd

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

Trump Rally Coverage

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

Requested injunction to halt Trump rally denied

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

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...

News in Brief: October 16 – 22, 2020

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

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

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

Trump flies into Ocala Friday

President to hold second rally this week in battleground state...

Lawsuit filed to stop Trump rally

A Marion County woman has filed a lawsuit to stop...

Dems surrender ‘20 local races

With no Democrats in any of the 10 local races...

County sees record number of mail-in ballots

A record number of Marion County voters have indicated a...

Voting-rights group paying off legal debts for ...

Desmond Meade was incorrectly identified in the original version. His...

Candidate Conrad disciplined for using school e...

School Board candidate and teacher Lori Conrad has received a...

Christensen aims to revitalize rural Florida

Last month Adam Christensen narrowly survived a three-candidate race to...

Cammack seeks to shrink ‘big government’

Last month Kat Cammack overcame nine other Republican candidates to...

A look at the ballot amendments

The presidential race is obviously the focus of the Nov....

A Salt Springs resident hopes to change how cou...

After the last U.S. census, Salt Springs resident Jack Stackman...

Prosecutor determines School Board candidate Co...

Prosecutors have rejected a complaint that veteran Marion County teacher...