Driveable Destinations: Sarasota

Within a short span of time, it’s easy to reach...

Scenic Summer

Summertime in Florida usually means folks are looking for places...

A Flamboyance of Flamingos

“The Official Florida Flamingo Museum” is right here in Ocala....

Let’s Go Swimming!

When the summer sunshine beckons, but the heat is oppressive,...

Beautiful Blue

This gorgeous freshwater spring offers a true natural Florida experience....

Coach and Friend

Single parenting has its ups and downs but also many...

STEEPLECHASE RETURNS TO FLORIDA

Equine racing, tailgating and even fashions on the field thrill...

Running with a purpose

Craig Bachrodt is taking on a 100-mile run in the...

FREEDOM RIDERS and FATHER FIGURES

Moses J. Newson—author, reporter, editor and public affairs specialist—is an...

Step By Step

For the sake of his children, widower John Streb is...

A CALL TO DUTY

Ocala Fire Rescue Chief Clint Welborn quietly took up his...

Women Trailblazers

Janet W. Behnke Janet W. Behnke has practiced law in...

BORN A COWGIRL

Angel Rae Miller is continuing a family legacy of success...

WHAT’S CHIC NOW?

After a pandemic shut down large weddings for a couple...

CAPTAIN OF COMMITMENT

Trailblazing firefighter Roseanne Moreland has set a standard of excellence...

A “Wonderful Educator”

Marion County’s 2022 Golden Apple Rookie Teacher of the Year...

The Caring Side of Teaching

Leah Bender, Marion County’s 2022 Golden Apple Teacher of the...

BUILDER, FOUNDER, PHILANTHROPIST

Ocala’s Mattie J. Shaw Cohens was the first Black woman...

Festivals of Speed Showcases Elegance and Power

From an evening luxury lifestyle cocktail reception to a full...

LOCAL GUY; GLOBAL LENS

The stunning career of Ocala photographer, cinematographer and composer Mark...

Tender Loving Care

Meet the force of nature behind this lifesaving animal rescue...

Picturesque Destinations

Our talented photographers always fi ll these pages with incredible...

Sunrise, Sunset

This road trip will take you from Florida’s East Coast...

Save Water, Save Money

For Ocala water customers, conservation of this precious resource is...

Journey to Wellness

With a desire to seek serenity, boost health and practice...

Far-Flung Fun

Hurling axes, knives and throwing stars is usually associated with...

Making a Splash

Dog dock diving is a fun and exciting outing you...

IF THE SPIRIT MOVES YOU

Meet the team members who provide compassionate care at a...

Hit the Trail

With the right vehicle and some expert guidance, a challenging...

High Dive

Skydiving is not for the faint of heart! January 1st...

Wild Ride

A lifelong rider and accomplished horsewoman, Tiff any Atteberry is...

2022 Home Trends – Now and Again

Our favorite home trends for 2022 include the return of...

Vintage Modern

This native Ocala couple used their love of mid-century modern style...

Great Expectations

Meet the dynamic young professional who used inside information to...

Conscious Living

This Ocala couple found innovative ways to navigate the personal...

A Gift for Giving

This inspiring couple built a purposeful life together full of...

The Higher Education Pact

Only 1.2 percent of the U.S. population has a Doctor...

Christmas Cheer

Ocala Gazette columnist Sadie Fitzpatrick prepares a holiday classic fit...

Let There Be Lights Light Up Ocala

One of Ocala’s best-loved traditions will warm hearts throughout the...

Merry & Bright

Fill your home with all the magic the season has...

What it means to me…

  CELEBRATING THE SEASON MEANS SOMETHING DIFFERENT TO EACH OF...

Small Start, Big Moves

At just 20 years old, while still in college, Ocala...

Years of Giving

This generous nonagenarian couple hopes their example will inspire others...

Ocali Country Days Offers Glimpse Into The Past

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Silver River...

Learning Together

This father and son challenged each other to take their...

Seeing Beyond the Surface

A first-person examination of one local woman’s experiences and insights...

Challengers to the Crisis

As the pandemic continues to threaten our community, we turn...

For the Love of Kids

It takes a village of loving adults—from foster parents to...

Paving the Way

Meet two sisters whose shared professional passions led them to...

Well Read

Marion County is blessed with an abundance of talented creators,...