Emergency responders were called to a collision at about 5:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27/441 and Avenida Central in The Villages. Lady Lake police indicated there were no serious injuries.
A 42-year-old Lady Lake man was arrested Tuesday when he was caught driving on a suspended license. Troy McWilliams of 449 Winners Circle was pulled over at 5:10 p.m. while driving a maroon SUV at Lakeview Drive and Griffin View Drive. He appeared “nervous” and said he “was going to jail” because his license is […]
Sumter County may soon become the owner of an island in the Withlacoochee River near Nobleton. In an Aug. 1 letter to county officials, attorney Eric Mashburn said his client, the Estate of Clarence Adkison, has failed to sell the island. He also said none of the beneficiaries want title to it. The estate has […]
Bless Fruitland Park is an ongoing effort of individuals, churches, businesses and local civic and social groups in the Fruitland Park area that are committed to working together to make a difference and create an atmosphere of partnership and generosity within the community. Because of a school’s influence within the local community, a majority of […]
A 35-year-old Ocklawaha man was arrested after allegedly trying to leave with nearly $500 in merchandise at Wal-Mart in Summerfield. Curtis M. Blackwell was stopped by a loss prevention officer on Sunday when he was trying to leave the store. He had $489.57 in merchandise which he had tried to take with him from the […]
Lady Lake commissioners are in favor of a moratorium for 180 days, temporarily banning medical marijuana dispensaries within the town limits. While acknowledging that medical marijuana is legal as a result of last November’s vote, commissioners are wary of allowing dispensaries. The topic was the subject of a commission workshop on Monday. Police Chief Chris […]
Union contract negotiations between the Village Center Community Development District and Professional Firefighters of The Villages IAF Local 4770 will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 at Lake Miona Recreation Center. In a bargaining session last month, an attorney representing the VCCDD put forth an offer to spend $1.56 million next year on additional […]
A man is free on $10,000 bond after an altercation with his girlfriend who tried to leave his residence in a Mini Cooper. Sheriff’s deputies were called Thursday to the home of 66-year-old Gary Guy on Marion County Road in Weirsdale after he stepped in front of the Mini Cooper when the woman tried to […]