Seminole gaming compact to bring sports betting...

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

Baxley’s moment of silence bill goes to Governor

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

Move to preserve thoroughbred history at Windin...

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

City Council ditches gender pronoun proposal

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

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 anti-riot bill into law

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

Raney’s Building Destroyed In Ocala Storm

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

Bill targeting violent protests heads to DeSantis

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

Marion Road Funding

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

New charter high school proposed

The Marion County School Board will hold a public hearing...

CF approved to grow hemp at Ocala farm

T The College of Central Florida is growing industrial hemp...

360-unit apartment complex one step closer

Despite complaints from nearby residents, the City of Ocala’s Planning...

Florida halts Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Gov. Ron DeSantis, who was recently vaccinated with the single-dose...

Anti-protest bill moves forward in Senate

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

More development coming to Maricamp Road

At just less than 2.5 miles, what was once a...

360-unit apartment complex proposed

Facing stiff opposition from nearby residents, a plan to build...

Senate passes Bright Futures changes

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

Ocala gets $250,000 for homeless

The Ocala City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement...

CEP: Logistics segment booming in Marion

With an Indiana Jones-themed introduction, Kevin Sheilley of the Ocala...

Police Chief: More officers needed soon

Ocala Police Chief Mike Balken worries a boom in planned...

Big screen dreams come true for Ocala man

As a child growing up in Marion County, Clint Robinson...

COVID cases crater among seniors in Marion County

Mark Lander, administrator of the Florida Department of Health in...

DeSantis nixes COVID-19 passport idea

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

Brad King joins OPD as reserve officer

Brad King is hitting the road again, more than 40...

Circuit Judge Scott to retire

Marion County’s administrative judge, Circuit Judge Edward Scott announced he...

Gallery: Happy Easter! Easter Sunrise Service a...

Happy Easter! Easter Sunrise Service at St. Paul’s United Methodist...

Beacon Point adds program for drug exposed babies

The Marion County Hospital District will provide space at its...

Marion County approaches 100,000 vaccinated

On Friday, the Florida Department of Health reported giving out...

Losing Ky’Rion

It was a warm July Sunday evening and Brittany Weathers...

Marion’s COVID death rate ranks ninth in the State

While Marion County ranks 48th for COVID-19 cases per 100,000...

Talking about domestic violence

Darnitha Gaskin remembers sitting on the floor in her grandmother’s...

Guinn eyes another term as mayor

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

Ocala vet wins new car in national contest

Ernest Knight never thought his two years in the U.S....

Ice Dreams

Ocala Olympic hopeful Paige Schwartzburg credits grandma for boost It...

Protest bill passes House, Senate up next

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

Educator dies of COVID-19

After more than a month in the hospital battling COVID-19,...

Ocala driver makes history

Ocala drag racer excels in elite top fuel category first...

Vaccines coming for all; Marion inmates also el...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Twitter Thursday morning that all Florida residents who...

Ward-Highlands teacher fights for life

Teresa Twist wasn’t feeling well on Feb. 16, but not...

Questions remain on Bright Futures bill after c...

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

Downtown road projects slow but steady

Southeast Watula Avenue recently reopened with fresh asphalt and brick...

Election reform bills advance in Legislature

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

Baxley to back off Bright Futures cuts

TALLAHASSEE – In an apparent victory for opponents, the Senate...

RV resort approved for Rolling Greens

Marion County’s largest mobile home park plans to add a...

County clarifies meeting access protocols

Marion County clarified protocols issued this week that seemed to...

DeSantis: Vaccine age drops to 50 on Monday

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that Florida will start offering...

Parents of famed horse trainer Pat Parelli die ...

A fiery car crash claimed the lives of Jack Parelli,...

Family Court

Forest High’s Spencer Ashley more than a coach  This year,...

A Defining Time

It respected no border, changed how we lived and left...