A golf cart backed into a SUV at about 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Charles Place and Buena Vista Boulevard.

Golf cart driver backs into vehicle at St. Charles and Buena Vista

A golf cart backed into an SUV at about 11 a.m. Saturday on St. Charles Place at Buena Vista Boulevard.Both vehicles sustained minor damage and no one was transported from the scene.The accident occurred a short distance from The  Villages Public Safety station so … 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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Rotarians from The Villages joined forces in World Polio Day.

Villages Rotarians join forces in World Polio Day awareness event

Under pitch black skies before sunrise on Friday, members of the three Villages Rotary Clubs assembled outside the Winn-Dixie near Lake Sumter Landing -- some shivering … Read More

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

Annette Taddeo took a moment to make light about the "fangate" episode that dominated discussion after a recent gubernatorial debate.

Charlie Crist’s running mate visits Villages, makes light of ‘fangate’

The Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor in a not-to-be-missed yellow dress, Annette Taddeo, made her second appearance in The Villages on Friday afternoon in the … Read More

Marion County emergency responders conducted Ebola drills on Friday.

Marion 911 dispatchers asking medical callers if they’ve been out of U.S.

The Marion County Public Safety Communications Center is currently asking all medical-emergency callers if they have traveled outside the country during the past 30 days. … Read More

Tony Haglund

Villager pleads not guilty to charges of having sex with a minor

A 45-year-old Villager has pleaded not guilty in South Dakota to charges of having sex with a minor.Tony Haglund of the Village of Glenbrook made his first court … Read More

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Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Ray Charles, true genius

Ray Charles was an incredibly talented singer and composer of jazz, blues, gospel, and country music. He appeared at the presidential inaugurations of … Read more...

Kevin Derby

From Tallahassee to Capitol Hill, Florida leaders want feds to step up on Ebola

Florida’s leaders continue to bang the drums, calling for the federal government to do more regarding the Ebola threat and urging local … Read more...

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...

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

Division Three Action: DOLPHINS 23 CARDINALS 12

-Vernon Brooks, Dolphins manager, reporting-posted/photos by Sal RiggioThe (10-2) Dolphins continued their winning ways today with a 23-12 win over the (4-8 )Cardinals.  The game was undecided … ...Read more...

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


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...