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Loans target small Marion County businesses struggling through COVID-19 crisis

Help may be on the way for many of Marion County’s small businesses that are battling to survive during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Marion commissioners outline plans to tackle COVID-19 outbreak in emergency meeting

Marion County commissioners gathered Tuesday morning in an emergency meeting to discuss the county’s multi-faceted effort to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak.

Marion County Commission, chair squash rumors of second possible tax increase...

The Marion County Commission and Chair Kathy Bryant set out to squash rumors of a second possible tax increase on the ballot this November that they say started online.

Citing possible Roe v. Wade reversal, commissioners move closer to declaring...

Citing the possibility of the United States Supreme Court reversing its decision in Roe v. Wade, Marion County commissioners moved one step closer in approving a resolution to declare the county as a "sanctuary for life."

Marion Commission approves referendum placing Penny Sales Tax on ballot this...

Marion County commissioners have cleared the way for the Penny Sales Tax to return to ballots this November.

Marion Commissioners honor county’s fire marshal for prestigious post

Marion County commissioners paid tribute Tuesday to the county’s fire marshal.

Ocala Fire Rescue chief plans to pull out of county’s 911...

A potentially nasty battle between the City of Ocala and Marion County over the county’s consolidated 911 system took a turn Tuesday when Ocala Fire Rescue Chief Shane Alexander announced his intentions to pull out of the agreement.

Mayor, Marion County Chair, supporters greet President Trump at Ocala International...

The Mayor of Ocala and the chair of the Marion County Board of Commissioners greeted President Donald J. Trump upon his arrival at Ocala International Airport on Thursday morning.

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.

Marion Commission Chair details impact of Penny Sales Tax, stresses importance...

During a State of the County presentation made to local business owners of the Ocala Chamber and Economic Partnership last week, Marion County Commission Chair Michelle Stone explained the impact of the Penny Sales Tax approved by Marion County voters in 2016, stressing the importance of its renewal.