Addie Bross drives a golf cart with her grandmother, Jane Janes, riding shotgun.

Grandchildren and golf carts are everywhere during Easter week

Jane Janes of the Village of Hadley was out in the golf cart Friday with her granddaughter Addie Bross behind the wheel.Addie, visiting from Brownsburg, Ind., meets the requirement of being at least 14 years old to drive a golf cart in The Villages.And Janes knows … Read more...

April 3, 4: Grace Tabernacle presents The Passion

On Friday and Saturday, April 3rd and 4th (times vary-see below) Grace Tabernacle presents The Passion. Join us for this major musical presentation depicting The Passion of Jesus by a cast of over 100 people. Featuring spectacular costumes, drama, dance, aerial acrobatics, … Read more...

female cardinal

A female Cardinal watches folks go by in The Villages.

A female Cardinal watches folks go by in The Villages. Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

Executive hole

Where in The Villages is this executive golf course hole? Click here and comment to guess.

Where in The Villages is this executive golf course hole? Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

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Latest News

Jay, left, Jimmy and Merrill Osmond.

Osmonds charm Villages audience with oldies, family nostalgia

Who needs Donny and Marie? Merrill, Jay and Jimmy Osmond took over the Savannah Center Sunday and sang a little bit country and a lot of rock and roll. The three … Read More

A panoramic view of the construction to date suggests, when finalized, the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center will be a stately, imposing showplace.

VHS production of ‘The King and I’ to be staged at The Sharon

Villagers won’t have to wait until April 30’s opening night to attend a production at the new Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center.The Villages High School is … Read More

Gates in The Villages are equipped with cameras that capture images of those coming and going.

Bill would allow Villages gate camera video to be withheld from public

A bill pending in the Florida Legislature would allow video from gate cameras in The Villages to be withheld from the public and the news media under a public records … Read More

This rendering shows how The Villages Regional Hospital will look after the planned $59 million expansion.

TVRH Moffitt Cancer Center earns radiation oncology accreditation

The Villages Regional Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center’s Radiation Oncology Department has earned accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR) for three … Read More

Pinellas Library

Program on Medicare fraud protection Thursday at Pinellas library

As part of its 2015 seminar series on topics of interest to seniors, the AMAC Foundation is collaborating with Florida’s Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) to present a … Read More

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Betty Perkoski took this photo of morning fog in The Villages.

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Jack Petro

British farce livens stage of Ocala Civic Theatre

It started out so simple.  Tom Kerwood (John Esbenshade Jr.) and his wife Linda (Angie Petty) have been trying to have a baby with no success.  They … Read more...

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent

Obama budget would raise taxes by $1.8 trillion

I’ve got another important budget update for you this week.  I say important for a couple of reasons.  First off, drafting a budget forces the authors … Read more...

Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Van Cliburn, Cold War Hero

In 1958, at the height of the “Cold War”, the Soviet Union gained an incredible coup by successfully launching Sputnik 1, the first orbiting … Read more...

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Obituaries in The Villages, FL

Douglas M. Brooks

Douglas M. Brooks, age 72, passed away early Saturday, March 28, 2015 at his residence in Leesburg, Florida. He was born in Selma, North Carolina and moved to the Leesburg area in October of 2013 from … Read more...

Frank Grace

Frank M. Grace

Frank M. Grace age 85 passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at his residence in The Villages, Florida. Frank was born in East Providence, Rhode Island and moved to the Villages area in 1993 from Lake … Read more...

Berta Koch

THE VILLAGES - Berta Marie Koch, 73, passed from this life Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Born in the Ukraine she immigrated to the United States in 1952. She was a secondary school teacher for several … Read more...

Hubert Klose

Hubert G. Klose

Hubert G. Klose, 85, of the Villages in Florida, formerly of Claverack, NY, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015 in Florida, surrounded by his family. Born on September 23, 1929 in the Bronx, NY, he was … Read more...

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Softball

Softball complexes will close in April for maintenance

The following softball complexes will be closed for scheduled maintenance:Buffalo Glen – April 6 through June 1 Saddlebrook – April 13 through April 24 If you have any questions or need … ...Read more...

Remaining softball playoff schedule

Remaining softball playoff scheduleTuesday March 31st9 a.m. Semifinal GamesField #2 Paul Davis vs Fross & Fross Field #3 IHOP vs Babiarz 10:30 a.m.  Fall 2014 … ...Read more...

IHop and Paul Davis Restoration pull major upsets and advance to playoff semifinals

FIRST ROUND RESULTS PAUL DAVIS RESTORATION 13  HARLAN INSURANCE 10Paul Davis scored 5 runs in the 6th for the come from behind victory over Harlan. They were led by Bill Dunkley(1 … ...Read more...