Marion COVID-19 cases drop again, hospitalizati...

COVID numbers dropped in Marion County last week, with the...

Local COVID-19 cases in children rise, but rema...

The recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Marion County has...

Power Drain: Ocala Electric Utilities lineman s...

A worsening national shortage of qualified electrical linemen—one of the...

Fire assessment still rankles budget process

The Ocala City Council on Tuesday approved a tentative, nearly...

Marion school leaders back DeSantis plan to end...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that he will ask...

Council candidate speaker at Jan. 6 Washington ...

Lori Martin Gregory was a featured speaker at one of...

COVID-19 public school cases, quarantines drop

Marion County Public Schools saw COVID-19 numbers drop for the...

Ocala residents remember 9/11 attacks on 20th a...

Janet Horton always preferred to focus on the heroic and...

Weekly COVID-19 numbers fall in Marion

COVID cases in Marion County fell sharply during the last...

DeSantis school mask mandate ban back in force

ST. PETERSBURG — The on-again, off-again ban imposed by Republican...

Judge blocks state’s protest law

TALLAHASSEE – Calling it unconstitutionally “vague and overbroad,” Chief U.S....

Marion schools’ budget a record $746.5 million

The Marion County School Board approved a record $746.5 million...

Judge: Florida can’t enforce ban on schoo...

ST. PETERSBURG — A Florida judge ruled Wednesday that the...

COVID-19 cases fall at public schools, overall

COVID cases in Marion County Public Schools dropped last week,...

State appeal puts mask-mandate ruling on hold

TALLAHASSEE – An appeal filed Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis’...

Pandemic grants help the show go on

Rose Miller doesn’t know where the Ocala Civic Theatre would...

Skipping school: CF enrollment down this fall

Like many community colleges in the state and the nation,...

DeSantis school board pick not fan of mask mand...

The newest member of the Marion County School Board is...

State withholds Alachua school board pay over m...

TALLAHASSEE — Florida state education officials on Monday began to...

Marion schools’ COVID-19 cases surge

The number of COVID-19 cases reported at Marion County Public...

Judge blocks Florida governor’s order ban...

FORT LAUDERDALE — School districts in Florida may impose mask...

Silver Springs debuts wheelchair accessible gla...

  SILVER SPRINGS—Paula Russo discovered something that needed to be...

Councilman tied to campaign of council candidate

An Ocala City Councilman who works for a political consulting...

A Florida Icon: Ocala hosts inaugural redfish s...

For a day at least, the redfish industry’s attention was...

COVID-19 keeps pummeling Marion County

COVID-19 numbers in Marion County continued to surge last week with county schools registering hundreds...

Pandemic Fatigue, Politics, and Positivity

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its second year and...

Marion County 2021 High School Football Preview

Last year’s high school football season wasn’t ideal for a...

County defers decision on $71 million spending

The Marion County Commission on Tuesday put off a final...

School board goes to opt-out mandatory mask policy

In the face of hundreds of students quarantined due to...

Spurrier restaurant uses memorabilia to create ...

GAINESVILLE — Steve Spurrier stashed six decades’ worth of memorabilia...

Ocala Paralympian will compete in Tokyo

On Aug. 10, Ocala runner Marshall Zackery boarded a plane...

School mask policy discussed, unchanged

Masks, COVID-19 protocols and mitigation efforts were again the hot...

Ivermectin COVID-19 use potentially dangerous

As COVID-19 cases spike, interest in non-traditional but potentially dangerous...

Marion reports record COVID-19 numbers

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in Marion County,...

Schools open amid COVID-19 uncertainty

School started on Tuesday in Marion County, with much of...

Two men killed in Lake Weir plane crash identified

Authorities have identified the two people killed in a small...

Carol Harris, renowned horsewoman, dies at 98

Carol Harris, a renowned quarter horse and dog breeder and...

Drive-in Renaissance

It’s been ten years since John Watzke reopened the landmark...

Masks remain optional for public schools

Public school students and employees will start the school year...

Trials will continue in face of COVID-19 surge

Local courts won’t cancel in-person trials and hearings after a...

Ocala Jockey Club sold to WEC group for $10.5 m...

The more than 900-acre Ocala Jockey Club was sold for...

Daily COVID-19 numbers available, if you know w...

Looking for the daily COVID-19 positivity rates in Marion County?...

Two shot in mall parking lot

A shooting in the Paddock Mall parking lot spilled into...

County Commissioners out due to COVID-19

The current COVID-19 surge touched the Marion County Commission as...

COVID-19 cases and vaccinations on the rise 

Marion County saw a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases over...

No-bid contracts tied to commissioner

County review of process finds no issues with more than...

Auditor’s report supports Alexander’s firing pr...

During the July 20, Ocala City Council meeting, Councilman Jay...

Carlyle Ausley Jr., longtime builder, dies at 87

It would be almost impossible to drive around Marion County...

Q & A with the candidates

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

Marion reopens COVID-19 test site amid surge

As cases of COVID-19 in Marion County and Florida continue...