Congressman spoke to Villages Republicans on Thursday.

Rep. Nugent claims Obama has ‘abdicated his ability to lead’

Thursday evening at the Savannah Center, the combined membership of the Republican Club of Sumter County and Marion County welcomed Congtressman Rich Nugent, who is seeking re-election to the House of Representatives. He was especially jubilant because he became a … Read more...

Nov. 5: The Villages Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group meeting

The Villages Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group will meet Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7 p.m., at Laurel Manor Recreation Center, 1985 Laurel Manor Drive, The Villages, Florida 32162. (Off CR-466 and Buena Vista Blvd). Our guest speaker will be Jan Manarite from … Read more...

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A beautiful fall morning in The Villages.

A beautiful fall morning 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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Blue Heron in Villages
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The Lighthouse Restaurant
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Latest News

Lady Lake police are seeking the owners of this Pit Bull puppy.

Police looking for owners of Pit Bull puppy used as bait in dog fight

Lady Lake police are looking for the owners of a pit bull puppy that appears to have been used as bait in a dog fight.The seriously injured, male, unneutered, black … Read More

Matthew Duryea

Lady Lake Police Department welcomes new officer to its ranks

The Lady Lake Police Department swore in a new officer Thursday morning.Matthew Duryea is the newest member of the town's police force.He spent 11 years as a chef … Read More

Jonas Salk administers the polio vaccine to a child.

Rotarians will join together Friday in observation of World Polio Day

All three Rotary Clubs of The Villages are joining forces Friday in honor of World Polio Day.The event honors the birthday of Jonas Salk.Until 1957, when the Salk … Read More

Ron Brown's property can be seen on the other side of these barricades just off Bowersox Drive in The Villages.

Property owner dealt blow in quest for golf-cart access to The Villages

Property owner Ron Brown was dealt a blow Thursday morning in his quest for golf-cart access to The Villages via Bowersox Drive.The Lady Lake Commission voted 4-1 on … Read More

Eric Turner

Villages High School hoops star revokes verbal commitment to Wyoming

Villages High School basketball star Eric Turner has  decided to revoke his verbal commitment to the University of Wyoming, according to a report from the Casper … Read More

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Opinions

Tony Violanti

Baseball needs to speed things up

This year’s World Series between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants may set a record for drowsiness – at least for television … Read more...

Kevin Derby

Marco Rubio’s final 2014 campaign stops are all about 2016

With two weeks left to the general election, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., intends to use his Reclaim America PAC and hit the stump for other … Read more...

Douglas Hollingsworth

Networking: Know what to say and when to say it

Ask SCORE- Networking: Know What to Say and When to Say It.Experts agree that networking is a must for every small business owner. Few other tools … Read more...

Obituaries in The Villages, FL

Francis 'Frank' Lavin, Sr.

Francis ‘Frank’ Lavin, Sr.

The family of Frank Lavin Sr., who passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, of Lady Lake, Florida, leaves behind his wife Sheila, 3 sons and 6 daughters, many grandchildren and great … Read more...

Henry H. Smith

Henry H. Smith

Henry H. Smith, 81, of The Villages, Florida passed away on August 10, 2014. He was born on September 2, 1932 in Yakima, Washington to Mary and Howard Smith. Henry was a veteran of the U.S .Army who … Read more...

Mary Frank Casey

Mary Frank (Fry) Casey

Mary Frank (Fry) Casey, 70, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Sept 18, 2014. She was born in El Paso, Texas (daughter of Frank and Ruby Fry). She was raised on the William … Read more...

David Lee Day

David Lee Day

David Lee Day passed away at his home in Summerfield on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the age of 77. David is predeceased by his parents, Edgar and Agnes Day, and his brother, Owen Jr, and his sister … Read more...

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Softball with Sal

Central Florida League (CFL) Action: SYNERGY WEALTH WIN STREAK AT FIVE

-Ed Walker, CFL Commissioner, reporting-posted/photos by Sal RiggioBABIARZ LAW FIRM AND SYNERGY WEALTH TIED FOR TOP SPOT HUMANA SWEEPS A DOUBLEHEADERMULBERRY IS STUNNED IN … ...Read more...

Division Four Action: Celtics 12 Thunder 8

-Don Barry, Celtics manager, reporting-posted by Sal RiggioAgain the Celtics were in a contest with a team just behind us in the standings, and again the Celts came up with another big win. … ...Read more...

Division Three Action: DOLPHINS REMAIN IN FIRST PLACE

-posted by Sal RiggioManager Vernon Brooks' Dolphins (9-2) stayed a half game ahead of the Patriots (9-3) as both team won on Monday, October 20th.  The Chargers, Bears and Ravens (8-4) stand at a … ...Read more...