Home Government


Local government and politics in Ocala, Florida. City council, county commission meetings, public notices in Ocala and Marion County, Florida.

Director says city parks ‘nearly all’ within ADA Compliance

Ocala Recreation and Parks Director Kathy Crile indicated that city parks were "nearly all" within compliance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Tuesday afternoon. 
Road Work Ahead sign

Old City Yard Stormwater Project creating road closure on NW Sixth Terrace

Due to construction for the Old City Yard Stormwater project from NW Fourth Street to NW Fifth Street, will be closed.
Justin Grabelle

Citing ‘scary’ situation in Hong Kong, Ocala council member lends support to protesters

Citing a "scary" situation taking place in Hong Kong, an Ocala City Council member lent his support to protesters during a city workshop on...
Marion County Public Schools Headquarters

Over 38,000 students return to school on ‘smooth and efficient’ first day of classes

Over 38,000 Marion County students showed up for their first day eager to begin a new year after summer vacation.
Brick City Center for the Arts

Junior League of Ocala hosting public forum with political candidates of upcoming election

The Junior League of Ocala is hosting a public forum for the public to get to know political candidates ahead of the upcoming election.
Marion County Public Schools Headquarters

International education organization notifies Marion County of data breach potentially impacting 37,000 students

Pearson, an international company with specializations in educational resources, data and research, notified Marion County Public Schools of a data breach involving student names, birthdates, and email addresses recently. 
Parking Lot 6 on N Magnolia Ave

Parking lot to be closed in midtown Ocala on Friday

A parking lot in downtown Ocala will close on Friday for planned improvements.
Marion County Public Schools Headquarters

Marion County School Orientations for upcoming year set

Marion County Public Schools release orientation dates and times for the new school year.

Watula Avenue closing on Sunday for historic building move

The relocation of a historic building will cause a road closure to be in place along SE Watula Avenue.
Marion County Public Schools Headquarters

Marion County Public Schools announce new principals for upcoming school year

Marion County Public Schools has announced principal changes following the release of school grades at various elementary schools across the county. 

Ocala Weather

scattered clouds
90.7 ° F
95 °
87.8 °
59 %
40 %
96 °
94 °
96 °
97 °
87 °

Latest news