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What is believed to be Marion County’s oldest house, built by a onetime state lawmaker the year Reconstruction ended, appears to be nearing demolition.
The 16th annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service held Sunday afternoon at the Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park honored the sacrifices of four military chaplains.
The exhibit "Long Road to Freedom: The Florida Black Heritage Trail" opens Tuesday at the Matheson History Museum.
Community and calendar briefs for Feb. 8, 2016
The college, which specializes in healthcare training, will host its first Book-A-Thon to clear out older books from its library.
A proposal that would cut the number of scratch-off games the Florida Lottery offers was a big winner in a Senate committee this week.
The 38th annual Marion County NAACP Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet featured community civil rights leaders and a talk by national talk show personality Joe Madison, which touched on controversy over the Confederate flag.
The city of Ocala has announced the sculptors for the 2016-2017 Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition.
Florida couldn’t overcome a poor start and the hot-shooting of freshman guard Jamal Murray on Saturday afternoon against Kentucky.
Community and calendar briefs for Feb. 7, 2016.
If your church gave you cash — sort of a collection in reverse — and six weeks in which to increase the funds to benefit the ministry and community, what would you do?
Three people, including a juvenile, face more than 100 charges between them in reference to 20 unlocked vehicle burglaries that occurred in a subdivision on Thursday.
Three-time Purple Heart Award recipient and Vietnam War veteran David Maloney said his bad experience with Veterans Administration care for PTSD nearly killed him in the late 1970s.
Ocala resident Brianne Harris has been named principal of the year for Florida Virtual School.
Marion County Community Services soon will open The Ritz Reserve, an affordable housing complex near the Ocala Ritz Veteran Village.