A 37-year-old Belleview man was killed at 11 a.m. Monday when he was struck by a train. James Bare III was walking south in the middle of a railroad track near SE 98 Lane in Belleview. At the same time, a train was travelling north on the same track, according to information from the Marion […]
The Chula Vista pool will be closed through May 5 for maintenance. If you have any questions, call the Chula Vista Recreation Center at 753-0002.
Two people suffered injuries in an accident at 5 p.m. Saturday at County Road 466 and Buena Vista Avenue. The accident tied up traffic for nearly 45 minutes. One person was taken to The Villages Regional Hospital and another was taken to Leesburg Regional Medical Center.
The Village Christian Chorale gave its final performance Sunday evening in Fruitland Park. “We have experienced wonderful fulfillment over the past 11 years in singing these great anthems proclaiming the blessed gospel of Jesus Christ,” Brad and Loretta Cummings said in a message to those in attendance. “We trust your hearts have been blest as […]
A 66-year-old Ocala man has died as the result of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle accident Friday morning in Marion County. Kenneth Payne was pronounced dead at 5:15 p.m. Saturday at Ocala Regional Medical Center. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, Payne was traveling west on SW 9th when he failed to […]
An unidentified female was killed in an accident at 7:08 p.m. Saturday on County Road 42 in Lake County. The female has not been identified pending notification of next of kin. She was a passenger in 1995 Toyota Tacoma driven by 40-year-old Kimberley Kinggard of Deland. Kinggard suffered critical injuries in the crash, according to […]
The Wildwood Commission will vote on Monday on establishing a Citizens Advisory Committee. The committee will be used to provide feedback and transparency from citizens to members of the commission. Members of the Citizens Advisory Committee will serve a 12-month term The commission is looking at naming the following Wildwood residents to the first CAC. […]
The Villages Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) recently completed two of four classes offering CPR-AED training to the Honor Flight Guardians who accompany WWII veterans on their flights to Washington D.C. Guardians who have never been CPR certified or who want to be re-certified are given a three hour course that teaches the proper procedures […]
A Lady Lake man and Leesburg woman were arrested Thursday afternoon on drug charges while a three-year-old child was in the back seat of their vehicle. Florida Highway Patrol pulled over a bright pink Chevrolet truck at 1:52 p.m. on State Road 44 approximately 1.5 miles east of State Road 93. The vehicle was clocked […]
Fruitland Park leaders have decided to repeal their golf cart registration rule enacted last year. Only about $500 in registration fees have been collected since the ordinance went into effect. In large part, it is because of the anticipated Villages development. The Villages wanted no part of Fruitland Park’s golf cart regulations. City leaders determined […]
Neighbors have managed to get alligator traps removed from a canal in the Village of Bridgeport at Lake Sumter. A trapper who had been contracted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission went and pulled his traps at 7 p.m. Thursday. Traps had been set up in the body of water behind homes on […]
CDD Orientation will be canceled April 24 and May 1 while the Villages District transfers offices to the new location at Lake Sumter Landing. Beginning May 8, CDD orientation will be held at 984 Old Mill Run at 10 a.m. each Thursday. If you have any questions, contact the Customer Service Center at 753-4508.
Villager Frank Kirschenheiter has been appointed as the Lady Lake liaison to the Lake County Library Board. The appointment was approved Monday by the Lady Lake Commission. In addition, Van Reynolds and John Schmied were appointed to the town’s Police Pension Board.