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The Villages

Villager at wheel of sedan hits and kills man pushing bicycle

A Villager at the wheel of a sedan hit and killed a Lady Lake man pushing a bicycle early Wednesday morning on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Marion County.

The Villages ready to revive festivals at town squares in era of COVID-19

The Villages will be reviving festivals at town squares in the era of COVID-19. Is that a good idea? Share your thoughts at [email protected]

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9 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida and tri-county area hit milestones

Nine more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida topped 1.6 million cases and the tri-county area surpassed 49,000 positive results since March when the pandemic first hit the Sunshine State.

Man arrested after setting loose four expensive horses at Grand Oaks Resort

A man was arrested after setting loose four expensive horses at Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale.

Sumter sheriff’s deputies searching for thieves who ripped off car in The Villages

Sumter County sheriff’s deputies are searching for bandits who stole a vehicle in The Villages.

Connecticut teen visiting The Villages arrested in theft of Mike’s Harder Lemonade

A Connecticut teen was arrested in the theft of a Mike’s Harder Lemonade alcoholic beverage and other items from a Circle K in The Villages.

Suspected thief nabbed with nearly $700 worth of male fragrances and clothes

A suspected thief was nabbed with nearly $700 worth of male fragrances and clothes at Belk at La Plaza Grande in The Villages.

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Suspect arrested with methamphetamine in ‘high crime area’ of Wildwood

A suspect was arrested with methamphetamine in a “high crime area” of Wildwood.

Noise complaint leads to arrest of Lady Lake man on drug charges

A Lady Lake man was arrested early Sunday morning by Eustis police officers who were investigating a noise complaint. Villages-News.com's David Towns has details from the arrest report.

Villagers who sheltered dog during hurricane made him part of their family

A Villages couple who sheltered a dog during an approaching hurricane wound up making him a permanent part of their family. Tell us about your pet at [email protected] Don’t forget to attach a photo.

Villagers for Trump abruptly cancels today’s ‘America First Rally’

Villagers for Trump abruptly canceled today's ‘America First Rally’ in Sumter Landing that was supposed to be held just a few hours after Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president.

Lake County to reopen immunization scheduling system at 11 a.m. today

Lake County will reopen its immunization scheduling system at 11 a.m. today. We've got details.

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Global Medical Response PR rep declines to answer questions about status of vaccines

A public relations representative for Global Medical Response declined Tuesday to answer questions about the status of COVID-19 vaccines in The Villages.

VA Medical Center in Gainesville will be offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics  

The Veterans Administration Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville will be holding drive-through COVID-19 vaccine clinics for currently enrolled Veterans 65+ and for currently enrolled veterans who serve as essential workers. We've got details.

3 more local COVID-19 deaths as country tops 400,000 fatal cases

Three more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as deaths across the country from the fast-spreading virus topped 400,000 fatalities on Tuesday.

Wife arrested in The Villages after allegedly smashing ceramic mug into husband’s face

A wife was arrested in The Villages after allegedly smashing a ceramic mug into her husband’s face.

Man without insurance arrested after trying to fill fake prescription

A man without health insurance was arrested after allegedly trying to fill a fake prescription at a pharmacy in Lady Lake.

Featured Obituary

Kenneth Paul Yerk

Ken Yerk was the high school quarterback in Belvidere, Ill. in 1982 and later married LeAnne Yerk, who went on to become a principal at The Villages Charter School.