Ocala woman’s stolen vehicle found at Kangaroo in Summerfield

Marion County Sheriff's Office

An Ocala woman’s stolen vehicle was found early Wednesday morning at a Kangaroo service station in Summerfield. The parked 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee was noticed at about 3:30 a.m. by a Marion County sheriff’s deputy who had stopped to fuel up his patrol car at the service station on U.S. Hwy. 441. The deputy ran […]

Hilltop Executive Golf Course closed until further notice 

Sunset over Hilltop Executive Golf Course in The Villages

Due to extensive work to reroute the irrigation mainline pipe from the current position near the Paradise Fire Station, the Hilltop Executive Golf Course has been closed. “This closure is to ensure the playing surfaces are protected with the reduced watering capabilities of the superintendent. As soon as the pipe is completed, the course will […]

Lady Lake commissioners seeking citizens’ input on medical marijuana


The Lady Lake Commission has approved a 180-day moratorium on licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries or treatment facilities. Mayor Jim Richards noted at Monday’s meeting that this past November, Lady Lake residents voted 2-1 in favor of medical marijuana. “It would be good to get some feedback from our constituents on the direction they’d like to […]

Villager seriously injured in bicycling accident in Indiana

bicycle wheel

Villager Howard Alls had a serious cycling accident while riding in Indiana resulting in cracked ribs and a punctured lung. He had been riding with a friend on Wednesday in Indiana when he decided to stop in a safe area and check on a cell phone message, according to the Sumter Landing Bicycling Club. He […]