Blog categorized as Features

Love Finds a Way
Ocala, FL | Alicia and Tina Northcott hadn't expected to fall in love. Both recovering alcoholics, this story will truly inspire you to make it through difficult times. Read this incredible story of love, sobriety, and support.
02/01/2023 02:14 AM - Comment(s)
Born Original
Ocala FL | Discover the inspiring journey of Tim Smith, who found the courage to be true to himself and overcome prejudice in the process.
02/01/2023 01:29 AM - Comment(s)
Ocala FL | A mother shares her journey of learning and accepting her child's gender identity and becoming an advocate for the LGBTQ community.
02/01/2023 12:56 AM - Comment(s)
Pretty Woman
Ocala FL | A drag queen, Rodney Harper, shares his experience of growing up, chasing rainbows and finding his true self. He also talks about his journey to become a bearded drag queen and his current role as a vice president of Ocala Pride.
02/01/2023 12:48 AM - Comment(s)
Ocala, FL | John Jackson seems to be perpetually making up for lost time. He was a sickly child—adopted—and spent a lot of lonely hours at his home in Spanish Harlem, a neighborhood in Manhattan.
12/30/2022 01:33 AM - Comment(s)
Life Lessons
Ocala FL | The best lessons in life are taught through experience, and few understand that maxim more than Joi Tyler.
12/30/2022 12:58 AM - Comment(s)
Rock 'n Soul
Ocala FL | “I knew from early on that I wanted to be a musician,” declares Billy Buchanan, award-winning songwriter, singer, producer, and self-proclaimed Ambassador of Rock ‘n Soul.
12/30/2022 12:48 AM - Comment(s)
Ocala FL | People laughed when Eugina Lewis started her business, saying it wouldn’t succeed in Ocala. But Eugina Lewis was never one to listen to naysayers. Instead, she proved them wrong.
12/30/2022 12:41 AM - Comment(s)
Out of Chaos
Ocala, FL | Sit down with Margaret Dixon for just a few moments and you will be delighted with her joyful attitude and infectious laugh.
12/01/2022 01:33 AM - Comment(s)
Ocala FL | “I was introduced to the Literary Council, because they needed a part-time data entry person,” shares Yamila Acosta, Director of Programs and Services for the Marion County Literacy Council.
12/01/2022 01:00 AM - Comment(s)