Life Lessons

Longtime Ocala/Marion County educator Juanita Cunningham was awarded the key...

Walking the Walk

The Paso Fino, known as the “Smoothest Riding Horse in...

Loving Care

At some time in your life there’s a very real...

Day In The Life – August 2020

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

Saving Izzi

A horse’s luck went from bad to good when a...

Rooted In Ocala

A lifetime of loving plants has led this enterprising entrepreneur...

Where Can We Effect the Most Change?

Many fundraising events are cancelled, postponed or limited in attendance,...

Sense of Destiny

Meet the Ocala horse farm owner and CEO behind a...

Day in the Life – June 2020

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

A Voice for the Homeless

Dennis Yonce heads up the City of Ocala’s Office of...

Leading Through A Crisis

The CEP’s Kevin Sheilley scores high marks from area business...

Banking on Integrity

Doug Oswald put his life on the line during World...

Road to Redemption

Bernard F. “Bernie” DeCastro left behind a life of addiction,...

Who’s Helping the Helpers?

The future for some nonprofits is in doubt. Every day,...

Virtual Viewing

Appleton Museum of Art Curator of Exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson talks...

My Journey to Healthier Habits

Local photographer, yoga instructor, mom and entrepreneur Meagan Gumpert talks...

Women Helping Women

The 150-year-old Philanthropic Educational Organization is more than a fundraising...

Day in the Life – May 2020

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

Marking History

Historical murals depicting African American history debut in West Ocala’s...

Voting 101

More than a quarter-million Marion County residents are registered to...

Note for Note

The Ocala Youth Symphony is in its 21st year under...

Day In The Life – March 2020

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

From None to Run

Running clubs are one of the best ways to start...

Carved from History

A new wing and dugout canoe exhibit expands the cultural...

Agricultural Advantage

Local students learn leadership and personal development skills while participating...

Day In The Life – February 2020

In observing the beauty that exists in the here and...

Gettin’ Hitched

Powerhouses AdventHealth and Grandview Clydesdales team up to shake some...

Home to Roost

Backyard chickens are becoming a thing in Ocala’s city limits....

Muscling in on Healthy Aging

We talked with Brendan Egan, Ph.D., professor, researcher and avid...

Home Grown

You don’t need acres and acres of land to successfully...

Sporting Behavior

Not everyone who lives in the Horse Capital of the...

Heavyweight Home Team

Thundering hooves is a real thing; when these horses move...

Legacy of Love

With the help of a childhood rural newspaper route, the...

And the Winner is…You!

Want to own a million dollar racehorse?  It could happen...

Long Winter’s Nap

Taking time to put your garden to bed, as it...

The Heritage Horse

These once-endangered creatures are a tangible link to our rich...

Training the Trainers

“Do what you love, the money will follow.” We’ve all...

Lovin’ Long Ears

Much maligned as a stubborn beast of burden, the humble...

A Dog’s (Beach) Life

Picture your ideal beach vacation: what do you see? Are...

The Big Round-Up

Cooler weather means better opportunities for horses and riders to...

Luxury Crossover

For automobile fans such as myself, Cadillac is and has...

Seeking Shade

If not for shade trees, there wouldn’t be any summer...

Hammers & Hamburgers

Sure, everyone’s heard of a bar and grill. But how...

Staycation

Ocalans know that Florida isn’t only theme parks and beaches—it’s...

Black Gold

Been thinking about composting? We’ve got the dirt on this...

Design Inspo

Looking for summer curb appeal? Begonias are one of the...

Home Sweet Barn

I always chuckle when I hear the phrase, “Were you raised...

A Competitive Nature

Ocala horsewoman Lori Olson doesn’t shy away from admitting she’s...

Employee Home Makeovers

Fireplace Makeover Using scrap wood and know-how, my uncle built...

From Drab To Fab

Let’s talk feature walls.   It’s that big, blank wall...