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Hanukkah Candlelighting celebrated at Spanish Springs Town Square

It was standing room only at the Hanukkah Candlelighting on the Square celebration presented by Temple Shalom Sunday afternoon at Spanish Springs Town Square. In a program hosted by Temple Rabbi Mel Glazer the crowd...

Villagers celebrate season with roasted pig, block parties and outings at Villages restaurants

Lake Ridge Loopers go Hawaiian The Lake Ridge Loopers in the Village of Pennecamp went Hawaiian at their December social party at SeaBreeze Recreation Center. They enjoyed Hawaiian style with dancers and a roasted pig.   Fun...

CIC will make safety flashers available during Market Night at Lake Sumter Landing

The Community Improvement Council will make safety flashers available beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lake Sumter Landing. The safety flashers provide for visibility of people who are walking in the dark, and also...

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Wildwood man lands behind bars after leaving woman with black eye

A 39-year-old man was arrested after reportedly leaving a woman with a black eye. Wildwood police were called last week to the Eaglewoods Mobile Home...

Report documents longer wait times at Emergency Rooms at Villages Regional Hospital, sister hospital

“After an urgent care center was unable to treat my friend for internal bleeding, and urged us to call an ambulance for transport to...

Villager spots Bobcat in his backyard

A Villager has reported that he shot a photograph Saturday of a Bobcat spotted in his backyard. Bruce Speck spotted the Bobcat as it was...

Tax bill is going to stick it to the middle class

To the Editor: I wish someone would explain how reducing the corporate tax and keeping the loopholes are being paid for instead of defending them....

Blame traffic light at dangerous intersection

To the Editor: Morse Blvd and County Road 466A probably has more accidents than anywhere else, and it's probably because of how the traffic light...

President Trump really wants to make things better

To the Editor: I happen to be of the opinion that for once in many years we have a President who really wants to make...
Renovations have begun at the site of a new Culver’s restaurant at Southern Trace Plaza. The former home of The Glitz home decor at 3390 Wedgewood Lane will be the new home of ButterBurgers and fresh frozen custard, two of the dishes for which the Midwest-based chain is famous. Originally, the...
Nearly 300 new homes are planned for construction at a site on Lake Ella Road. Thomas L. Knight of Knight Engineering Inc. has submitted a subdivision preliminary plat on behalf of Lake Ella LLC proposing 279 single family residence units on 67.47 acres located on Lake Ella Road, one mile...

Winter Garden bowler wins his first Senior Shoot Out at Fiesta Bowl

Mark Scime won his first Senior Shoot Out of the season when he rolled a 227 to edge Jacksonville’s Paul Apolinario (206), The Villages’...

Lucky Villager gets fourth hole-in-one

A lucky Villager recently got his fourth hole-in-one of the year. Bob Patrick accomplished this feat on Dec. 5 at Volusia Executive Golf Course. It was...

Villager gets second hole-in-one 20 years after scoring his first ace

Ed Robinson of West Hemingway got his second hole-in-one on Monday, Dec. 4 on the 11th hole at Golden Ocala Golf Club. His first hole-in-one was 20 years ago. If...

Villager gets first hole-in-one while golfing with wife, friends

Village of Hadley resident John Osmond used his 7 iron to get his first hole-in-one recently on the 128 yard, 8th hole of the Sarasota Executive Golf...

Health

Report documents longer wait times at Emergency Rooms at Villages Regional Hospital, sister hospital

“After an urgent care center was unable to treat my friend for internal bleeding, and urged us to call an ambulance for transport to...

United Church of Christ at The Villages to host free ‘ABC of Dementia’ workshop

The United Church of Christ at The Villages, located at 12514 CR 101 in Oxford, will host an “ABC of Dementia” workshop from 9:30...

Can you exercise too much?

The American College of Cardiology's Sports and Exercise Cardiology Leadership Council writes that "small amounts of physical activity, including standing, are associated with a...

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Check out these Villagers’ holiday gatherings

Azalea Villas residents golf cart caravan to see lights at Dunkirk Trail Twenty-two residents of the Azalea Villas on Thursday, Dec. 14 enjoyed their third annual golf cart ride to Dunkirk Trail to see the...

Villages performers conjure up holiday memories in ‘Yule Sing’ at La Hacienda Recreation Center

The seventh annual “Yule Sing” show almost became the song of Christmas Past until a couple of holiday helpers stepped up to keep the music going. Lynne and Bruce Greenberger saved the Christmas musical spirit...

‘Tis the Season for Christmas Cruise In

Car enthusiasts filled Spanish Springs Town Square on Saturday for the annual Christmas Cruise In. Classic cars from the 1950's and 60's were being shown off as well as an array of even older cars. Scooter...

Deputies, children bond during holiday shopping as part of Kids, Cops and Christmas

Sumter County Sheriff’s Kids, Cops and Christmas produced a lot of smiling faces from both children and parents on Saturday morning. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart,” said Alana McNeil, mother...

Browns Backers Club in The Villages donates $4,000 to The Haven

The (Cleveland) Browns Backers Club in The Villages on Sunday, Dec. 10 donated $4,000 to The Haven of Lake & Sumter Counties Inc. Throughout the football season members of the Browns Backers Club also donated food and staples...
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