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 email@example.com. Don’t forget to attach a photo.
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An uncooperative witness in a Spanish Springs Town Square beating death could be charged after refusing to give a deposition. Austin Stevens, 26, died June 7, 2016 at Ocala Regional Medical Center of injuries suffered two days earlier in a beating that took place at the square. Facing charges in the case are 20-year-old Brice […]
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, […]
A 76-year-old man was arrested after an altercation with a woman in the Village of Tall Trees. Sumter County sheriff’s deputies were called shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday to a home on Five Forks Trail where a 69-year-old woman said that Ronald Charles Polisoto had “violently” grabbed her, leaving bruises on her upper arms. He […]
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 […]
A 46-year-old man was arrested Monday morning after he was caught driving on a suspended license. Robert Warren Johnson had been driving a white 2016 Ford F-250 at about 8:30 a.m. at State Road 44 and County Road 231 when a Sumter County sheriff’s deputy ran the plate and discovered the vehicle’s owner’s license had […]
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 […]