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    A Florida teen quit his job at a Publix after he violated company policy and handwrote BLM on his medical face mask, which is required to be worn during work hours. The message was written in magic marker. Publix said...
    OCALA, Fla.— DOH-Marion is reporting 315 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of Monday. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are: 27-year-old male from Ocala 45-year-old female from Ocala 54-year-old female from Ocala 55-year-old male from Dunnellon ...
    Starting Friday, shoppers in Florida can avoid paying sales taxes while putting together disaster-preparation stockpiles for the 2020 hurricane season. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax. The sales tax...
    Read the update to this story here. As Florida slowly reopens, the Florida government and White House officials allegedly secretly hijacked Florida's COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard and forcibly removed Rebekah Jones, the woman who designed and oversaw the project. When the...
      Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that beginning Monday, May 4, 2020, as part of phase one in reopening Florida, restaurants and stores will be allowed to open at 25 percent capacity. For now, the reopening in phase one excludes Miami-Dade,...
    As the start of this year’s mosquito season begins (as if it's not always mosquito season), Marion County residents can take comfort in knowing that the pesky insects cannot spread COVID-19. It’s a question many Marion County residents have asked. Dr....
    Tallahassee -- In order to address the financial burden caused by COVID-19, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has issued Emergency Order AHCA 20-002 to temporarily suspend nursing home and Intermediate Care Facility assessment payments for March 2020. “The...
    The website to apply for unemployment in Florida, connect.myflorida.com, is broken. You read correctly, broken. The website, which cost taxpayers $77 million, keeps crashing because the website is not capable of handling a mass amount of traffic. Legislators in Florida say...
    The Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX), said, "To reduce the potential exposure of both drivers and employees to the COVID-19 virus, CFX is temporarily suspending cash collection for tolls, and shifting to license plate tolling, known as Pay by...
    TALLAHASSEE — People ask the same question time, and time again. Question Please explain to me how this is any worse than any strain of the flu which we do have a shot for? Answer It is a little different from the seasonal...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – At Governor DeSantis’ direction, Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz issued an Emergency Order temporarily restricting visitation to nursing homes, assisted living facilities (ALFs), adult family-care homes, long-term care facilities, and adult group homes. By...
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware of the status of the virus, the Department is issuing regular updates as information becomes available. International...
    The Florida Department of Health (Department) has announced there are two presumptive positive cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Florida. At this time, both individuals remain in isolation. Despite these cases in Florida, the overall immediate threat to the...
    A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled that felons cannot be kept from voting simply because they failed to pay fines, fees, and restitution resulting from their cases. This ruling has angered Republican sheriff's across Florida, as felons typically vote Democrat. Julie...
    The National Weather Service has issued a severe storm warning for Thursday, February,  6, for the following areas. Marion County- Southern and Eastern Ocala Moss Bluff Sumter Pinellas Polk Hardee Highlands DeSoto-Coastal Levy-Coastal Citrus-Coastal Hernando-Coastal Pasco-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Coastal ...
    Ocala, Florida -- A 9-year-old boy has been charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder after he stabbed his 5-year-old sister multiple times. At approximately 4:20 p.m., Monday, officers responded to Berkeley Pointe Apartments, located at 2833 NE 7th St, Ocala, after the...
    Marion County -- A witness of a crash kept a suspect from fleeing the scene by using his vehicle to block the man in, according to a newly released report. On January 6, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Florida Highway Patrol...
    The State is threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers if they attend the "Take on Tallahassee" rally scheduled to take place on Monday, January 13, 2020. Currently, Florida has a massive shortage of teachers, with hundreds of...
    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of 24-year-old Henry Fernandez-Soto of Lakeland, who was shot Wednesday evening, January 8, 2019, at 1735 Oakland Road East in Lakeland. Deputies are currently trying to find the shooter, who has...
    Duck hunters should be aware of the daily bag limit for mallards has been reduced to two birds, of which only one may be female. “Since 1998, mallard populations in eastern North America have steadily declined by approximately 20%. Over...