Four golf carts snatched this month from Spanish Springs

Couples enjoying Spanish Springs Town Square

Four golf carts have been stolen thus far this month from Spanish Springs. As he does frequently, Villager James Watson parked his golf cart Jan. 12 at Spanish Springs Lanes on Alverez Avenue. While he was using a company vehicle for his job making the rounds at ATMs for Citizens First Bank, his 2005 Yamaha […]

Date set for discussion of future of speed bumps on multi-modal paths


The date has been set for the Multi-Modal Path Discussion Group’s anticipated discussion of speed bumps. The meeting is set for 9 a.m. March 3 at Savannah Center. The meeting will bring together representatives from Community Development District 1 through 10 and the Amenity Authority Committee. Engineer Richard Busche of Kimley-Horn & Associates Inc. will […]

Manfred W. Juraschek

Manfred W. Juraschek

Manfred W. Juraschek was born January 30, 1936 in Breslau, Germany. He immigrated to Montreal, Canada in the early 1950’s and later to Texas. Shortly after his arrival in the US, Manfred enlisted in the US Navy, where he proudly served as a Seabee and attained the rank of E5. Following his Honorable Discharge from […]

Stanley L. Sekulow

Stanley L. Sekulow, 82, of The Villages, FL, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Natalie Sekulow of Atlanta; his parents, Samuel and Esther Sekulow of Brooklyn, NY; and his sisters, Miriam Schalman of Florida and Charlotte Streifer of New York. Mr. Sekulow is survived by his wife, […]

Thomas ‘Tommy’ C. Gorman Sr.

Thomas C. 'Tommy' Gorman

Thomas “Tommy” C. Gorman Sr., 72, of The Villages, FL, passed on Thursday, January 5, 2017 after a heroic and hard fought battle with lung cancer.  He leaves behind his cherished wife of 16 years, Pegi Wieland Gorman; beloved children, Thomas Charles Gorman, Jr., Tammy Lee Gorman (Steve) Mayer, Colby Hooper (stepson) and adored granddaughter […]

Railway work to prompt temporary road closures near Summerfield beginning Monday

Motorists traveling in southeastern Marion County, particularly near the Summerfield area,  will experience temporary road closures at the railway crossings of Southeast 135th Street, Southeast 147th Street and Southeast Highway 42 from Jan. 23 to 27, due to railroad crossing maintenance. The three intersections will be closed simultaneously with detours routing traffic via County Road […]

28-year-old man struck and killed in Marion County

A 28-year-old Ocala man was struck and killed Thursday evening in Marion County. Christopher Michael Wright had been walking at 6:30 p.m. in the southbound lane of U.S. 441 when he was struck by 2016 Mazda CX-9 driven by Grace Angeline Baker, 33, of Belleview, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol. […]