Awakening Beauty

Karine Nigro Queiroz de Aquino has the striking beauty one...

By the Books

Our area abounds with talented authors creating thrilling contemporary romance...

Heart & Soul

The abundance of musical talent in our area shines like...

A Mighty Talent

From New York City to a farm in northwest Marion...

Take Heart In Art

In 2020, new art is a welcome distraction. The recent...

Classic Pursuits

These two longtime Ocalans love to restore beauty—and driveability—to vintage...

Guardians of the Natural World

Environmentalists Guy Marwick and Bob Knight are using their expertise...

Soaring To New Heights

Ocala International Airport’s new terminal welcomes visitors with an artful...

Style File: Selestine Washington-Poole

When we met the lovely Mrs. Washington-Poole, she charmed us...

The Future is Now

Inside IHMC Ocala’s hexagonal glass walls you’ll discover the most...

Gilded Age

Calvin Klein dress from Dillard’s; 14k yellow gold, amazonite &...

Leading Change

Sandra Wilson has crafted a life filled with love, adventure...

A Second Chance

Poor judgment and a tragic accident sent a young woman’s...

Back to Summer

Back to Local Since spring was basically cancelled this year,...

Walking the Walk

Leading by example comes naturally to this beloved humanitarian, who...

From Sparr to Times Square

Meet the young Marion County man who won entry to...

Attitude of Gratitude

An Ocala mom, educator and civil rights advocate credits her...

For the Love of Summer

Southern Living Huntington Plaid Throw and Southern Living Outdoor Living...

Here Comes the Bride

  As restrictions ease, couples are putting their wedding plans...

Separate But Not Equal

During these incredibly challenging times, as we grapple with America’s...

A Visionary Talent

A true pioneer of underwater photography, Bruce Mozert’s iconic images...

Measure of A Man

Ken Colen is a man on top of the world...

Hello My Honey!

Dancer, actress and Bruce Mozert model Peggy Mixon Singer Collins...

Up In Smoke

Ocala! Horse Capital of the World! That’s what many Ocala...

Sunshine & Cigars

Jeff Borysiewicz loves the feel and flavor of a good...

A Life of Service

With a distinguished 45-year career in public service to his...

Men Who Made History

In a town that’s better known for its horses than...

Riding High

Gold medalist para-equestrian Lauren Barwick, whose Bridging the Gap Farm...

Paying it Forward

Marion County’s future nurses receive scholarships to help them pursue...

First Ladies

Throughout history, trailblazing women have forged a path for future...

A New Breed

Trailblazers in the cattle industry, the Lettelier sisters have been...

Legal Legacy

In making her historic mark on the bench, this Ocala...

Community Curator

Painted horses, kids’ concerts, film festivals and more. Laurie Zink...

Say Her Name

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the...

Cancer Innovators

You may think that breakthroughs in cancer research only happen...

Year of the Nurse

As the global pandemic tests our health care system, the...

Examining The Exams

A first visit to the gynecologist doesn’t have to be...

Cancer Innovators

Cancer is currently the second leading cause of death in...

Puppy Love at AdventHealth

Therapy dogs raise awareness on National Wear Red Day for...

Alcohol Awareness Month

Drinking in moderation may have health benefits, but medical professionals...

Out of The Weeds

Healthcare pros get a master class on medical marijuana. Getting...

Depression Linked to Gut Bacteria

University of Florida Health researchers invented a special algorithm to...

To Swab or Not to Swab

A seemingly legitimate free offer to see if a Medicare...

CBD In Focus

New Florida rules have improved the chances of customers getting...

Virtual Visits for Better Mental Health

No stress virtual visits allow patients to connect with providers...

Style File: Daniel Easterday

We discovered Ocala native Daniel Easterday while visiting the shops...

Creating Systems of Change

Heart of Florida Healthcare (HFHC) explores strategies to battle opioid...

Bloodlines: The O’Farrells

Much like the thoroughbreds they raise, train, sell and race,...

A Story of Healing

An Ocala storyteller and health professional relates how she uses...

On Tap

Floridians live surrounded by and atop some of the world’s...