Ice River Springs Bottling Plant under new ownership

A major employer in Gilchrist County is changing hands.

MCPS to become first in Florida to create a textbook adoption process

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.

Gainesville selects interim city manager

Following a unanimous vote, the City of Gainesville has selected executive chief of staff, Deborah Bowie, to serve as interim city manager.

Plastic bags and take-out containers officially banned in Gainesville

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.

UPDATE: Arrests made in connection to church vandalism case

Wednesday, deputies found someone had cut tires on farm equipment. The culprits burned mailboxes and damaged a church.

Ocala Police looking for leads in homicide

Ocala Police Department's Major Crimes is investigating the homicide of Roland Lanctot and is asking for anyone with information to come forward.

Belleview Elementary teacher arrested for inappropriately touching student

An elementary school teacher in Marion County was arrested this Thursday, after being accused of inappropriately touching a student.