Duke Energy donates $110,000 to Lake-Sumter State College energy programs  

Bob Seigworth, director/program manager of LSSC Energy Programs, center, works with two Relay Tech Students as they design and build a protective relay as part of their capstone project.

Lake-Sumter State College and the LSSC Foundation, Inc. have announced a $110,000 gift from Duke Energy Florida in support of the College’s Energy Utility Institute. “Duke Energy is proud of our partnership with Lake-Sumter State College and the positive outcomes of the workforce development initiatives we support,” said Harry Sideris, president of Duke Energy Florida. […]

Floridians urged to protect their eyes as state experiences partial solar eclipse on Monday

Eclipse glasses

On Monday, Aug. 21, Florida will experience a partial solar eclipse, and the Florida Department of Health reminds all Floridians to enjoy this rare event safely by following simple precautions and using proper protection. Severe retinal damage can occur from looking directly at the sun. “The solar eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime event that I’m sure many […]

Patricia A. Ross

Patricia A. Ross

Patricia A. Ross, age 74, of The Villages, FL, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017 with her family and friends by her side. She was born in Queens, New York on October 28, 1942. A long time resident of New York, she owned her own business in Greenpoint, Brooklyn before retiring to The Villages […]

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.