Villages Public Safety Department responded to the scene of the accident.

Golf cart driver suffers injuries in collision with SUV on Historic Side

The operator of a golf cart was transported to The Villages Regional Hospital following a collision at 11:20 a.m. today with a Ford Escape on the Historic Side of The Villages.The golf cart was traveling in the vicinity of Shay and Tarrson boulevards when the accident … Read more...

Oct. 31: Church at The Springs trunk or treat community party

Don't miss the fun on Friday, October 31st from 6:30-9 p.m., at Church at The Springs for our trunk or treat community party! Dress up in your friendly costumes, and go car to car trunk or treating! There will also be bounce houses, concessions, and lots of candy!Where: … Read more...

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Today’s sunrise in The Villages.

Today's sunrise in The Villages. Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

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Where in The Villages is this starter shack? Click here and comment to guess.

Where in The Villages is this starter shack? Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

Photos of The Villages, Florida

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The Lighthouse Restaurant
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Rafael and Ted Cruz

Father of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz to speak in The Villages next month

The father of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is coming to The Villages next month.Complimentary tickets to see Rafael Cruz are available but are going fast, … Read More


League of Women Voters offers insight into amendments on ballot

Three constitutional amendments dealing with land conservation, medical marijuana and judicial appointments are on the Nov. 4 election ballot. Attorney Richard Coen and … Read More

Suzanne Giesemann speaks Sunday at Temple Shalom.

Mallory author will get shot on Oprah Winfrey Network in ’15

Sunday night at Temple Shalom in Oxford, internationally acclaimed metaphysical author and evidential medium, Suzanne Giesemann, celebrated the publication of her latest … Read More

The lobby at the Citizens First Bank on Avenida Central was closed in 2013. The drive-through lanes are still open.

Villages hopes to swap bank site with golf cart repair service center

The Villages is hoping to build a golf cart shop and service center at the current site of a Citizens First Bank drive-through on Avenida Central.The golf cart shop … Read More

Skippers competed with radio-controlled sailboats on Ashland Pond.

Gator Regatta at Ashland Pond produces hot contests on the water

An increasing number of lagos and ponds in The Villages are becoming sites of model maritime activity as residents and their guests sail a variety of radio-controlled … Read More

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Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Clark Gable’s lousy lifestyle

Clark Gable had just about every known lifestyle risk factor for the heart attack that killed him at the young age of 59. Best known for his role as … Read more...

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent

Americans continue to lose faith in Ebola response

After a week of pondering whether to have a single person coordinating the government’s response to the outbreak, President Obama appointed Vice … Read more...

Barry Evans

Third move in The Villages

Well, the third move in less than two years has been made.  Everything went off without a hitch.  HA!  There were a few hitches of the kind that drive … Read more...

Obituaries in The Villages, FL

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Sunset over Lake Sumter in The Villages.

Sunset over Lake Sumter in The Villages. Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

Dorothy (Dottie) Erlinger

Dorothy (Dottie) Erlinger, 93, of The Villages, Florida, died September 28, 2014. Mrs. Erlinger was born in Belleville IL and moved to the Villages from Chippewa Falls, WI in 1988. She was an avid … Read more...

Sylvia L. Atkins-Castelli

Sylvia L. Atkins-Castelli

Sylvia L. Atkins-Castelli, 87, Leesburg, Florida, passed away on October 17, 2014 at her residence under the loving care of her family and staff of Cornerstone Hospice. Mrs. Atkins-Castelli was born … Read more...

Fred Cavallaro

Alfred Antonio ‘Fred’ Cavallaro

Alfred “Fred” Antonio Cavallaro III passed away unexpectedly on October 16, 2014. Born in Dearborn, Michigan, raised and lived in the Phoenix-Fulton, NY area for most of his life, and retired to … Read more...

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Softball with Sal

The Villages Softball Championship Day Two

October 18, 2014-reporting/photos by Sal RiggioDouble elimination games continued today in The Villages Softball Championship Tournament at Buffalo Glen and Saddlebrook … ...Read more...


October 18, 2014-reporting/photos by Sal RiggioThe Villages Softball Championship tournament swings into round two double elimination today at both Saddlebrook and Buffalo Glen fields starting … ...Read more...

The Villages Softball Championship- Day One

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