Marion County Public Schools will begin their second school year in August, using their own textbook adoption process. Last Thursday night, they held a public comment for the community to look at the potential textbooks.
Following a unanimous vote, the City of Gainesville has selected executive chief of staff, Deborah Bowie, to serve as interim city manager.
Starting August first, residents of Gainesville will need to keep their plastic bags or buy a reusable one. Wednesday night, Gainesville City Commission unanimously voted to do away with single-use plastic bags and polystyrene containers.
Wednesday, deputies found someone had cut tires on farm equipment. The culprits burned mailboxes and damaged a church.
Ocala Police Department's Major Crimes is investigating the homicide of Roland Lanctot and is asking for anyone with information to come forward.
An elementary school teacher in Marion County was arrested this Thursday, after being accused of inappropriately touching a student.