Cars collide at notorious cutoff

Two cars collided at Lake Ella Road and Micro Racetrack Road.

Two cars collided shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday at a notorious cutoff for drivers hoping to avoid traffic in The Villages. The collision occurred at the intersection of Lake Ella Road and Micro Racetrack Road. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake County Fire Rescue responded to the scene. Traffic was backed up in the […]

Wildwood Elementary’s Chili Bingo Night raises more than $6,000 for student field trips

Wildwood Elementary Principal John Temple looks over two students' bingo cards.

The Wildwood Community Center was filled to capacity by students, faculty and supporters of Wildwood Elementary School. They were there for the annual Chili Bingo Night fundraiser. Principal John Temple explained that all of the prizes and food were donated by local businesses, volunteer groups, clubs and local churches. ”Everything raised is pure profit,” he […]

Corvette owners gather for annual ‘Blessing of the Vettes’

Bob Vehmeier, president of the Touch of Glass Corvette club and his 2017 Vette.

The fourth annual “Blessing of the Vettes” was held Saturday in Wildwood. Several Corvette clubs from around Central Florida were represented. The largest contingent of Corvette owners came from the Villages Vettes club which hosted the annual blessing. Mike White, past president of the Villages Vettes club, said the event keeps getting bigger and bigger […]