Signs are set up warning golf cart drivers about work starting next week at the tunnel at CR 466.

Golf cart drivers being advised of CR 466 tunnel work next week

The multi modal trail from Sumter Landing and Mission Hills north through the tunnel under County Road 466 to Barraza Court on North Morse Boulevard will be closed for concrete repairs starting at  6 p.m., Monday, July 28. Weather permitting these repairs are anticipated to … Read more...

August 5: Marv Rosenthal’s Bible study

Marv Rosenthal's Bible study, which has met every Tuesday for 8 years, will resume on August 5th. The Bible study meets at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Lady Lake, 432 C R 466. Come early for fellowship, coffee and snacks.Marv Rosenthal is the founder of the Holy … Read more...

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The beauty of Nature in The Villages

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Where in The Villages is this Veterans Memorial Park? Click here and comment to guess.

Where in The Villages is this Veterans Memorial Park? Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

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Lady Lake residents looking at double-barrel property tax increases

Lady Lake homeowners could be looking at double-barrel property tax increases as both the Lady Lake Commission and Lake County Commission have taken the first step toward … Read More

Gary Lee

Village of Belle Aire man arrested driving on suspended license

A Village of Belle Aire man was arrested in the early morning hours Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended. According to the arrest report from the … Read More

Jockey Calvin Borel plays himself in "50 to 1."

Longshot movie about longshot horse debuts Friday at Old Mill Playhouse

A longshot movie about a longshot horse makes its Florida debut Friday at the Old Mill Playhouse at Lake Sumter Landing. The movie tells the story of "50 to 1" … Read More

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson

Nelson: Orlando airport customs agents to earn overtime, reducing wait time

Another step has been taken to try to reduce long lines at customs at select airports around the country. The federal government announced Wednesday it is allowing U.S. … Read More

John Reese

52-year-old Wildwood man arrested on felony charge of battery

A 52-year-old Wildwood man was arrested on a felony charge of battery after he allegedly struck a woman. John Joseph Reese was jailed following an incident at about 9 … Read More

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Jane Bloom

In her mid-90s, Lucy still living on her own

Recently, I have been receiving a lot of phone calls asking for more detail on what I provide as a service. As I anticipated, there are so many people … Read more...

Douglas Hollingsworth

Branding your small business leaves a lasting impression

Ask SCORE - Brand Your Small Business to Make a Lasting Impression. Consumers today are increasingly bombarded with information, yet have less and … Read more...

Kevin Derby

Rick Scott and Charlie Crist turn toward economic issues

Gov. Rick Scott looked to showcase his economic accomplishments on Monday as former Gov. Charlie Crist, the leading candidate for the Democratic … Read more...

Obituaries in The Villages, FL

Herve Joseph Rene Lavoie

Herve Joseph Rene Lavoie

Herve Joseph Rene Lavoie, 79, of Wildwood, Florida passed away July 21, 2014 at Lance Pursell Hospice House Sumterville, Florida. He was born on May 15, 1935 in St. Pacome, Canada to Leon and Eva … Read more...

William O’Donnell Hanes

William O. Hanes, 90, formerly of The Villages, passed away, Friday, July 18, 2014. William moved to Florida after retiring as Assistant Vice President from the Zolner Corporation in Fort Wayne, IN. … Read more...

Michael O. DePratter

Michael O. DePratter

Michael DePratter, 61, went to his Heavenly home on July 20, 2014. Michael was a son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. That was what gave him the most joy. He also loved anything to do with a … Read more...

Marjorie Magness Brahmey

Marjorie Magness Brahmey

Marjorie Magness Brahmey,80, of Leesburg, Florida, passed away on July 22, 2014. She was born in New York City and grew up in Miami Springs, Florida. She attended the University of Florida and, while … Read more...

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Central Florida League (CFL) Action

-Sal Riggio reporting/photos HARLAN INSURANCE CLAIMS PLAYOFF TITLE Number two seed Harlan squeaked by eight seeded Mulberry Integrative Medicine 9-8 in the semi-final, and then outclassed five … ...Read more...

Restricted Bat League (RBL) Action

-Jeri Taylor, RBL Commissioner, reporting  Results for the July 22 makeup game from June 10:    Aarons  9  Ripkens  1 to the Summer Season First Place Team:  The Aarons.   The Larkins, had … ...Read more...

Division 4 Action: CELTICS-8 TIMBERWOLVES-2

-Don Barry, Celtics manager, reporting Another great defensive game, along with fine pitching by Lee Herbert. Steve Churchill made the best catch I have ever seen in Division 4, he went back on a … ...Read more...