Local government and politics in Ocala, Florida. City council, county commission meetings, public notices in Ocala and Marion County, Florida.
The city of Ocala is looking to choose legal representation for a lawsuit filed by homeless men and women who say its panhandling laws are unconstitutional.
A development group is looking for rezoning approval for a new community it hopes to construct in Marion County.
The Marion School Board Chair is hoping to work together with the government to tackle litter issues across Marion County.
Marion County School Board officials praised the county’s efforts to keep all schools open during the 2020-2021 school year.
Marion County Public Libraries will offer free meals to kids and teens through a popular summer program.
The United Way of Marion County is offering the chance for Marion County families in need to gain financial stability through a new initiative.
Marion County Fire Rescue is looking to hire new firefighters and EMTs.
The Ocala Fire rescue promoted Ashley Andrews to captain on June 2 after a fire operator with the department for 30 years retired.
Staff with the city of Ocala is hopeful that a new owner will fix an old, run down property in disrepair in the Historic District.
Ambleside School of Ocala is looking to retain its designation as a local historic landmark from the city of Ocala.
A new visitor tracking report by a Tallahassee-based research company shows the majority of visitors come to Ocala for horse events or to visit family.
Marion County Public Schools will continue their Summer Food Service Program this summer that provides children in the community with free meals.
The countywide voluntary burn ban in Marion County has been extended, due to the lack of rain and high wildfire danger. The voluntary ban affects all of Marion County.
An Ocala woman was charged with drug trafficking after being found with 14 grams of meth during a traffic stop.
A Marion County Commissioner is encouraging all residents to visit the Vietnam Memorial at the Ocala/Marion County Veterans Park.
Although new businesses and restaurants have been opening all throughout Ocala, a new report shows tourism visits and dollars are not as high as they were in 2019.
Marion County is hoping to update interlocal animal service agreements across the county that have been in place for decades.
Marion County Animal Services is putting out the call to residents who have adopted animals from the county for a chance to win a new Petco grant.
Marion County Commissioners approved a resolution asking Florida and Governor Ron DeSantis to oppose a corporate break-up of Duke Energy.
The City of Ocala approved a $1 million expansion of the Ocala Police Department Communications Center using funds from the Penny Sales Tax.
Marion County School Board member Beth McCall has resigned from her position.
A Marion County Commissioner is disgusted with the amount of litter being collected across the county.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Marion County Children’s Alliance are reminding parents and children of the consequences that accompany online threats and bullying.