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‘Jokes on You’ comedy tour coming to Reilly Arts Center this...

The Jokes on You Comedy Tour is coming to the Reilly Arts Center on Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. The show will feature Artie Fletcher, Jimmy "JJ" Walker, & Bob Nelson, who have over 80 TV credits between them.

Motorist hospitalized after rollover crash at busy Ocala intersection

A motorist was transported to an area hospital Tuesday morning following a rollover crash in Ocala.

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FHP identifies 79-year-old man killed in crash outside Market of Marion in Belleview

The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the Ocala man killed in a Sunday afternoon crash outside the Market of Marion in Belleview.
Lillian F. Bryant Park

Lily’s Pad Splash Pad to close for routine maintenance

The splash pad at Lillian Bryant Park will close August 21 for routine maintenance.
Appleton Museum

‘Lost Springs’ documentary on Ocklawaha River to be screened at Appleton Museum

The Appleton Museum of Arts will host a screening of the documentary on the Ocklawaha River "Lost Springs" on Saturday, August 24.

79-year-old Ocala man killed in crash outside Market of Marion in Belleview

A 79-year-old Ocala man was killed Sunday afternoon when his vehicle collided three times with a large van on a roadway outside the Market of Marion in Belleview.

Belleview teenager in need of kidney boosted by fundraiser and trip to jet ski...

From a fundraiser at a Villages restaurant to a special trip to Louisiana, the past few weeks have been a whirlwind of blessings for a Belleview teenager in desperate need of a kidney.
Cards and poker chips for Casino Gala

Marion County Building Industry Association hosting casino gala benefit for Veterans Helping Veterans

The Marion County Building Industry Association (MCBIA) will host a casino gala benefit for Veterans Helping Veterans on Friday, August 23 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the One Health Center (1714 Southwest 17th St.)
Red Crab in Ocala, Florida

Red Crab serving up seafood, drinks in former Crispers location

Red Crab, a new seafood restaurant with a bevy of daily specials and drink options, is looking to bring a new flavor to a location formerly housed by Crispers. 

Encompass Health hosting job fair for health professionals on Aug 22

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala is hosting a job fair for healthcare professionals.

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Marion County Penny Tax

Ocala City Council members caution ‘financial prudence’ in light of ‘unprecedented’ financial growth

In light of a stretch of "unprecedented" financial growth, Ocala City Council members cautioned that the city must exercise financial prudence. 
Retro Reel on Marion Theatre in Ocala

City completes three public art projects

The City of Ocala celebrated the completion of three public art projects this summer.

‘Infamous’ Ocala eatery caught up in hepatitis A scare is on the market

An Ocala restaurant with a checkered past and a connection to a food service worker who recently tested positive for hepatitis A is for sale.

Marion County under flood watch with possibility of severe thunderstorms

Marion County is under a flood watch, with rainfall amounts up to 3-6 inches possible through Saturday night.
Ocala Golf Cart Club

Do you support a golf cart ordinance for parts of Ocala?

During a July 24 workshop, Ocala City Council members debated the pros and cons of a proposed golf cart ordinance that would take effect in a small portion of Ocala.
Springhill Suites fire pit

Ladies in Red networking event coming to SpringHill Inn and Suites on Saturday

A "Ladies in Red" networking event for women entrepreneurs and professionals will come to SpringHill Inn and Suites on Saturday, August 17 from 6...
A small stretch of U.S. Hwy 27/441 has been reduced to one lane on account of flooding

Heavy rains, flooding force small stretch of U.S. Hwy 441 to one lane

A stretch of U.S. Highway 441/27 near Optimum RV in Ocala is down to one lane after being flooded with rain.

Ocala Fire, Police chiefs ‘ecstatic’ with improvements to vehicle fleet

Ocala Fire and Police Chiefs indicated that they are "ecstatic" with the improvements that have been made to the vehicle fleets for the Ocala Fire Rescue and the Ocala Police Department in recent years.

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