Hiring event set next week for new AutoZone distribution center in Ocala


AutoZone is seeking a dozen Distribution Center Advisors for its new distribution center in Ocala. CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will hold a hiring event on Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of Central Florida’s Klein Conference Center in Ocala. The all-day event will include on-site interviews. Frank Calascione, business development manager for […]

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. […]

New Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Villages looking to fill 95 jobs  

Crews work at the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.

A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market being built on County Road 466A in The Villages will be offering 95 jobs. A temporary hiring center has opened at 2468 U.S. Highway 441, Ste. 203, in Fruitland Park.  Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Interested applicants may also apply online […]

Shooters World on target with Brownwood location

Shooters World is coming to The Villages.

Shooters World, which operates a store and gun range in Tampa, is set to build a golf-cart accessible facility here in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown. Shooters World will bring a retail firearms store, shooting facility and training facility at the newly designated Powell Plaza at Powell Road and County Road 44A. Plenty of Villagers are already […]

Restaurant closes at Brownwood Paddock Square

Las Tapas has changed its name to the Bavarian Brewhaus.

The Bavarian Brewhaus in Brownwood Paddock Square has closed its doors. The restaurant originally debuted as Las Tapas restaurant, offering Spanish fare. But the restaurant struggled and last year switched to a German menu featuring Bavarian Knockwurst, brats, curry sausages, and veal and pork Schnitzel with red cabbage and applesauce. It also offered tours of […]