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President Trump to appear Friday at The Villages Polo Fields

President Donald Trump will appear Friday at The Villages Polo Fields. We've got the online link where you can obtain tickets.

Villager who revved red Corvette’s engine nabbed after pursuit by police

A Villager who revved the engine of his red Corvette was nabbed after a pursuit by law enforcement.

Latest headlines

Two more cases of COVID-19 reported at The Villages Charter School

Two more cases of COVID-19 have been reported at The Villages Charter School, where 63 percent of all cases in the Sumter County School District have been identified.

State surgeon general’s death probe delays update of daily COVID-19 numbers

The Florida Department of Health failed to update its COVID-19 website on Wednesday after the state’s surgeon general said he plans to conduct a more thorough review of all fatalities reported to the state.

Lady Lake latest community to end curbside recycling program

Lady Lake is the latest community to end its curbside recycling program.

Continental Country Club man arrested after allegedly attacking woman

A Continental Country Club man was arrested after allegedly attacking a woman who gave him a ride.

Fruitland Park teen armed with firearm jailed after allegedly hitting girlfriend

A Fruitland Park teen armed with a firearm was jailed after allegedly threatening his girlfriend whom he accused of cheating on him.

Pair Of Northern Cardinals In The Village Of Hillsborough

Check out this pair of northern cardinals spotted in the Village Of Hillsborough. Thanks to David Guerra for sharing!

Flying Dragonfly At Fenney Nature Trail

Check out this awesome shot of a dragonfly in flight at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Egret Checking Out A Pond In The Village Of Collier

This egret was checking out a pond in the Village of Collier. Thanks to Cindy Farkus for sharing!

Beautiful Sunrise On Lake Sumter

This beautiful sunrise accompanied a peaceful morning on Lake Sumter. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Always Put The Brake On Near The Pond

It's always a good idea to put the golf cart brake on near a pond. This unfortunate incident happened at the Riley Grove Course at the Palmer Legends Country Club. Thanks to Adi Sutarno for sharing!

Attorney John Morgan pushing Amendment 2

A Village of Collier resident says attorney John Morgan is behind Amendment 2, and that says a lot about how your should vote. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Villager says ‘new blood’ needed in CDD 5

A Village of Liberty Park resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says “new blood” is needed on the Community Development District 5 Board of Supervisors.

How do underlying conditions influence the COVID-19 death count?

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Summerhill resident wonders how underlying conditions might influence the COVID-19 death count.

Make complainers give name and address

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Mallory Square resident has an idea for deed compliance enforcement.

A Republican has a message for fellow GOP voters

Village of Chatham resident, who is a Republican, has a message for his fellow GOP voters. Read his Letter to the Editor.

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Special Investigations detective apprehends suspects with drugs

A detective with the Sumter County Special Investigations Squad apprehended a pair of suspects with drugs.

Residents can safely dispose of medication on Saturday at Wal-Mart

Residents can safely dispose of unwanted, unused and expired medication Saturday at Wal-Mart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza in The Villages. We've got details.

Colony Cottage Recreation Center will be closed on Saturday

The Colony Cottage Recreation Center indoor facilities and outdoor facilities will be closed for quarterly cleaning on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Details reportedly being finalized for Trump visit to The Villages

Details are reportedly being finalized for President Trump to make a pre-election campaign stop in The Villages.

Villagers wait more than an hour to cast ballots as early voting begins in Sumter County

Some Villagers reported waiting for more than an hour to cast their ballots as early voting began Tuesday in Sumter County. Villages-News.com's David Towns visited several early voting sites.

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Villager who revved red Corvette’s engine nabbed after pursuit by police

A Villager who revved the engine of his red Corvette was nabbed after a pursuit by law enforcement.

Continental Country Club man arrested after allegedly attacking woman

A Continental Country Club man was arrested after allegedly attacking a woman who gave him a ride.

Fruitland Park teen armed with firearm jailed after allegedly hitting girlfriend

A Fruitland Park teen armed with a firearm was jailed after allegedly threatening his girlfriend whom he accused of cheating on him.

Special Investigations detective apprehends suspects with drugs

A detective with the Sumter County Special Investigations Squad apprehended a pair of suspects with drugs.

Wildwood man nabbed with stolen gun as he approached Leesburg block party

A Wildwood man was jailed Sunday night after Leesburg Police officers reported seeing him walking toward a block party with a weapon in his pocket.

Group exercise can spread COVID-19

Dr. Gabe Mirkin explains that the death of Tyler Amburgey, a 29-year-old hockey coach, serves as a painful lesson about group exercise and the spread of COVID-19.

Forgiveness for PPP loans for small businesses

Congressman Daniel Webster has information about forgiveness for business loans obtained through the Paycheck Protection Program.

Trump’s Coronavirus catastrophe puts senior care on life support  

A former official with disaster preparedness experience contends that President Trump’s Coronavirus catastrophe has put senior care on life support .

Drugs given to President Trump for COVID-19

Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks at the drugs given to President Trump to treat COVID-19.

Beat diabetes by getting fat out of your liver

Most Americans eat too much and exercise too little. That can have serious consequences. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has recommendations for leading a healthier life.

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7 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida tops 760,000 cases of deadly virus

Seven more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 760,000 cases of the deadly virus.

Villagers for Veterans donates $100,000 toward all-female Villages Honor Flight

Villagers for Veterans donated a whopping $100,000 to Villages Honor Flight on Tuesday night to help fund an upcoming all-female flight to Washington, D.C. Villages-News.com's Larry D. Croom has the story.

Mayor Richards undergoing kidney dialysis three times a week

Long-time Lady Lake Mayor Jim Richards remains hospitalized and is undergoing kidney dialysis three times a week.

Official wants special magistrate after raucous meeting about apartments

A Lady Lake commissioner has called for the end to the town’s Planning & Zoning Board in favor of hiring a special magistrate.

Wildwood man nabbed with stolen gun as he approached Leesburg block party

A Wildwood man was jailed Sunday night after Leesburg Police officers reported seeing him walking toward a block party with a weapon in his pocket.

Featured Obituary

Robert C. “Bob” Rabenau

Bob Rabenau was a Penn State sports fan, enjoyed being outdoors, bird watching and was an avid tennis and platform tennis player as well as an instructor.