Villager gets third hole-in-one

Les Brightbill

The Fred Dunham Men’s Executive Golf Group player Les Brightbill got his third hole-in-one on Monday, Aug. 14 at Tarpon Boil Executive Golf Course. He got the hole-in-one at the fourth hole. If you get a hole-in-one be sure to share the news with us at news@villages-news.com. Don’t forget to attach a photo.

Actress Megan Boone speaks out on climate change

Megan Boone

Actress Megan Boone, who grew up here in The Villages, has been speaking out on climate change. You can see a video of a recent speech: Boone, best known for her leading role in the popular television series “The Blacklist,” said she was apathetic about climate change until the birth last year of her daughter, […]

Trio of incumbent commissioners to seek another term in Lady Lake

Lady Lake Town Hall

Three incumbent Lady Lake commissioners have indicated they will seek another term. Mayor Jim Richards and commissioners Ruth Kussard and Dan Vincent have each confirmed to Villages-News.com that they will run for re-election. Kussard, a former mayor, lives in the Village of La Reynalda. Richards resides on the Historic Side of The Villages and Vincent […]

Robert ‘Bob’ C. Newton

Beyers Funeral Home

Robert “Bob” C. Newton, 77, of Summerfield, FL, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. He was born April 20, 1940 in Rochester, NY to Eleanor and Clair Newton. Bob graduated from Gorham High School. He worked most of his career in sales, last working for Hillenbrand Industries in […]

Joseph E. Bondie

Page Theus Funeral Home

Joseph E. Bondie, of Leesburg, Florida, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the age of 86 years. He was born in Michigan. Joe proudly served his country in the US Army and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. Joe was a master carpenter and worked in the field for over 40 […]