Dr. Harvey Taub

Revolutionary surgery performed at The Villages Regional Hospital

The Villages Regional Hospital now has the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, the newest, leading-edge robotic surgery system. This week, Dr. Harvey Taub,  board certified urologist, performed the hospital’s first two successful minimally-invasive surgeries using the da Vinci … Read more...

August 4: The Villages Tea party meeting

Two speakers, Rachel Cohen and Cynthia Grace, will address The Villages Tea Party on the topic of "USA and Israel, Tied Together for a Reason" on Monday, August 4th at the Savannah Center. Their talk will provide an understanding of troday's politics with a Biblical … Read more...

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Nature at its finest in The Villages!

Nature at its finest in The Villages! Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...


Where in The Villages is this lap pool? Click here and comment to guess.

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

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Latest News

Mayor Christopher Bell

Fruitland Park commissioners approve tentative tax increase

Fruitland Park commissioners met in special session Friday night and set a tentative millage rate of 5.0371. The rate is 11 percent higher than last year's rollback … Read More

Annette Taddeo

Charlie Crist’s Democratic running mate to visit The Villages in August

Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's running mate Annette Taddeo will speak to The Villages Democratic Club on Aug. 9 at Colony Cottage Recreation Center. Taddeo was … Read More


National Night Out to be celebrated Tuesday evening at Target

The Lady Lake Police Department will be celebrating National Night Out from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 in the parking lot at Target at Rolling Acres Shopping Plaza. A … Read More

Bella Pugsley

Woman arrested on felony charge after allegedly slapping 89-year-old

A 65-year-old Wildwood woman was arrested late Tuesday night on a felony charge of battery after she allegedly slapped an 89-year-old woman. Bela Kathleen Pugsley was … Read More

Dr. Dean

Villages doctor to appear before state medical board in sexting case

A doctor who got into trouble for sexting at work will be called before the Florida Board of Medicine on Friday. Dr. Tuan Kishfran Imran Dean, a family practitioner in … Read More

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Villagers’ Photos

Beth Degan-Roseate Spoonbill-El Diablo G.C.

Beth Degan captured this Roseate Spoonbill at El Diablo Golf Course.


Kevin Derby

Primaries ahead, but no cease-fire between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist

With a month to go until the primaries, the two leading candidates in Florida’s gubernatorial election -- Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie … Read more...

Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Babe Didrikson Zaharias, the best female athlete

Babe Didrikson Zaharias was arguably the best female athlete of all time. She played many sports and was better than everyone else in most of them. … Read more...

Len Hathaway

Should you consider installing a lightning rod?

Some residents may be evaluating their need for a lightning protection system (lightning rods) as we seem to be in the midst of a very active … Read more...

Obituaries in The Villages, FL

Rita Carolyn Evans

Rita Carolyn Evans

Rita Carolyn Evans, 85, Summerfield, Florida, died July 28, 2014. Mrs. Evans was born in Trenton, NJ and graduated from the Katharine Gibbs School in New York City. She worked in various positions … Read more...

Gary S. Hendricks, Sr.

Gary S. Hendricks, Sr.

Gary S. Hendricks, Sr., 63, of The Villages, Florida, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in the loving presence of his family. Gary was born in Yonkers, NY and retired as an administrator … Read more...

Anne L. Musnicki

Anne L. Musnicki, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 after a long illness. Anne was raised in White Plains, NY and lived most of her adult life in Greenwich, CT. She and her husband moved to Florida in … Read more...

Herbert W. Conover

Herbert W. Conover, Jr., 74, of The Villages, Florida, passed away on July 22, 2014. Born in Trenton, N.J., he was the son of Herbert and Margaret Conover. Moving to The Villages in 2011, he was a … Read more...

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Softball with Sal


-John Wyks reporting TOP SEED FALCONS TAME #13 TEXANS 10-1 #11 BEARS OUTLAST #2 CARDINALS 17-15 Today's Division 3 action saw the completion of the quarter finals in the end of the season … ...Read more...

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D-Backs Champs 2014 Division 2 Summer Season

-Terry Yanny reporting The Diamondbacks - Champions of the 2014 Division 2 Summer Season.  Back L-R: Don Brozick, Bill Begley, Steve Sarcia, Bob Jones, Bill Yeager, Bill Houser & RJ … ...Read more...