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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Law enforcement called to church after Villager pokes chattering child

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy was called Sunday to a local church after a 79-year-old Villager reportedly poked a chattering child. The deputy responded to St. Mark The Evangelist Church in Summerfield after a church...

Speaker suggests there are transgender residents living in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown

Some fear or loathe transgender individuals as molesters or sexual predators or view them as fickle because they can't stick with their birth gender. But most suffer from birth deformities, hormone imbalances or other issues...

Villager in golf cart finds wallet containing more than $100 in cash

A Villager in a golf cart found a wallet Sunday afternoon containing more than $100 in cash in the Village of Calumet Grove. The 72-year-old Villager had been traveling in his golf cart at about...

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Community Improvement Council seeks new members south of County Road 466

Village residents interested in giving back to and learning more about their community are encouraged to consider becoming a member of The Villages Community...

Villager enjoys another record-setting performance at Florida Senior Games

Athletes braved challenging weather Saturday on the next-to-final day of the 26th annual Florida Senior Games. The weather didn’t hinder one of the top...

Intoxicated woman arrested after allegedly biting fiance during during late-night quarrel

A 56-year-old woman was arrested after allegedly biting her fiance during a late-night quarrel. Lori Beth Ucci came home to the residence she shares with...

Scammed while stuck without phone at Hard Rock Casino

To the Editor: On Nov. 29, I was at the Hard Rock Casino and did not have my cell phone with me.  I had forgotten...

Terrible noise at Savannah Center

To the Editor: We paid $70 last night to go to Savannah Center and hear Christmas songs. It was so loud we had to leave. We...

Removal of signage on Historic Side

To the Editor: To the person or persons on the Historic Side that have taken it upon themselves to remove signs on private property: you...
OCALA  – The first round of rebranded Gander Mountain stores are getting ready to open, including the new Gander Outdoors in Ocala. And that means jobs. CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion has partnered with Gander Outdoors to hold a four-day hiring event, Dec. 11-14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store – located...
AIRPORT CITY, ISRAEL – As part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel this week, Gov. Rick Scott highlighted the successful Florida-Israel Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between Space Florida and Israel, which ultimately established the Florida-Israel Innovation Partnership following the Governor’s 2011 trade mission to Israel. Through a joint...

Golfers celebrate at Cane Garden Country Club after golfer gets her second hole-in-one

Maryellen Serra of the Village of Fernandina recently accomplished her second hole-in-one with her Monday golf league buddies. She scored the lucky ace at Hole #1 at...

Villager’s guest get first hole-in-one while golfing at Fenney Putt & Play

Linda Belliard, who was visiting The Villages from North Carolina, was ecstatic when she recently got her first hole-in-one while playing the new Fenney...

Villager gets hole-in-one while golfing in neighborhood Saturday scramble

Judy Griffin who lives in the Adriana Villas scored her first-ever hole-in-one Saturday, Nov. 25. She scored the lucky ace at Hole #6 at Palmetto...

Village of Lake Deaton woman celebrates after hole-in-one at Fenney Putt & Play

Wendy Wright of the Village of Lake Deaton celebrated after getting a hole-in-one on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Hole #2 at the Bluegill course at Fenney...

Health

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...

The latest research on egg consumption

Researchers from Denmark performed a detailed survey of studies published between 2005 and 2015 on the associations between egg consumption, cardiovascular diseases and type...

New guidelines mean that more Americans are suffering from high blood pressure

The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other heart health groups now agree that you have high blood pressure if...
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Frost, cold weather delay tee times at courses in The Villages

Frost and cold weather have delayed tee times at courses in The Villages. Here's the list: Delayed Tee times

Village of Winifred Christmas display a tradition Villagers brought from Pennsylvania

A Christmas display that seems to get bigger each year, is a tradition a Villages couple brought with them from Pennsylvania. Dexton and Judy Reed live at the corner of Sherwood Street and Lancaster Lane...

Parents of man charged in fatal golf cart mishap sell their home in The...

The parents of a man charged in a fatal golf cart mishap have sold their home in The Villages. Timothy Jacob Foxworth, 37, had been at the wheel of his parents’ golf cart July 16 after a...

Volunteer docents bring history to life during holiday tours at historic Baker House in...

Well over 100 people knew what to do with an unusually chilly Saturday; they spent their time inside wandering through the beautifully decorated Victorian period Baker House located in Wildwood. Docents dressed in period...

Man poised to avoid prosecution in drink-throwing incident at World of Beer

A 32-year-old man who allegedly threw a drink at two individuals in June at World of Beer in Brownwood is poised to escape prosecution in the case. Jeffrey Michael Welling fled World of Beer on...
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