Villager transported to Ocala hospital after golf cart rolls over on multi-modal path

The release of an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol is shedding light on a Villager’s golf cart rollover last week that saw him transported by ambulance to Ocala Regional Medical Center.

Woman taken to Leesburg hospital after crash at Morse Boulevard and County Road 466A

Woman taken to Leesburg hospital after crash at Morse Boulevard and County Road 466A

Lady Lake man jailed after naked ‘cuddles’ with girl younger than 12

Lady Lake man jailed after naked ‘cuddles’ with girl younger than 12

20-year-old Wildwood man jailed after taking .22-caliber weapon

A 20-year-old Wildwood man was jailed after taking a .22-caliber weapon from an individual in a car outside an apartment building.

Man with suspended license arrested after running stop sign in golf cart

A man with a suspended driver’s license was arrested after running a stop sign while behind the wheel of a golf cart.

Health department issues reminder about increase in mosquito activity

The Florida Department of Health in Sumter County and Sumter County Mosquito Control is reminding residents that the summer months typically bring an increase in mosquito activity.

Man accused of videoing woman in Kohl’s dressing room out on bond

A man accused of videoing a woman changing clothes at a Kohl’s department store was arrested Saturday and is out of jail on $5,000 bond.

Former Villagers win back golf cart linked to woman’s death at Brownwood

A former Villages couple has won back their golf cart linked to a woman’s death in 2017 at Brownwood.

Villager who claimed Indian sovereignty poised to escape prosecution in drug case

A Villager arrested last year with drugs at Laurel Manor Recreation Center who claimed immunity due to “Indian law” is poised to escape prosecution in the case.

Ohio man to escape prosecution in attack on mother at Villages home

A 28-year-old Ohio man will avoid prosecution in an attack on his mother last year in the Village of Hacienda.

75-year-old Summerfield woman reports missing handgun

A 75-year-old Summerfield woman called a Marion County sheriff’s deputy for help Thursday after realizing her handgun was missing.

Summerfield woman who recently fled from deputies now facing theft charges

Two men and a Summerfield woman accused of fleeing from Marion County sheriff’s deputies last week are facing multiple charges in connection with a home burglary and stolen property.

Saying hateful things about President Trump

A Villager applauds a previous Letter to the Editor that echoes a Trump message, about what to do if you don't like America.

Go online with Recreation News

A Village of Pennecamp man, in a Letter to the Editor, says AAC member Carl Bell is right to lead the charge to put Recreation News online to save money and trees.

Lawn ornament removal could make room for front-yard garden

A Village of Winifred resident, in a Letter to the Editor, weighs in on the decision to force a lawn ornament to be moved from the front lawn of a Villager’s home.

Heron hiding in tree in The Villages

Can you spot what's hidden in the trees near Nancy Lopez?

Full moon hanging low over The Waterfront Inn

The Waterfront Inn at Lake Sumter Landing looks beautiful under the moonlight.

Dinnertime at the Fenney Nature Trail

Check out this amazing photo of an anhinga at the Fenney Nature Trail.

New blooms spotted in The Villages

Pineapple is just beginning to bloom in Floridas Friendliest Hometown.

Just another day in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown

Enjoying a picture-perfect day in The Villages.

Sunset at Sarasota Executive Golf Course

A gorgeous view, and an even better sunset found at the Sarasota Executive Golf Course.

Business

Italy-based building products manufacturer expanding operation in Wildwood

An Italy-based building products manufacturer that moved into Wildwood a year ago already is expanding its operation. Villages-News.com's Marv Balousek has details.

Burger Station a casualty as Shell station opts not to renew lease at Colony...

The Burger Station restaurant will be a closure casualty as the operator of the Shell station opted not to renew his lease at Colony Plaza.

Parent company of Villages Regional Hospital honored with fifth straight workplace award

Central Florida Health, the 636-bed not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of The Villages Regional Hospital and Leesburg Regional Medical Center, is included in the new list, “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2019.”

Major expansion at Wildwood RV Village

The Wildwood RV Village campground has started an expansion of 400 sites at its location off State Road 44.

Duke Energy tabs industrial sites in Sumter and Lake counties for future successes

Industrial sites in Sumter and Lake counties have been singled out as success stories among Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program.

Lady Lake approves next step toward development of retail center

The Lady Lake Commission has approved the next step toward the development of a major new retail center on U.S. Hwy. 27/441.

Entertainment

Keanu Reeves appears to be milking John Wick series

Villages-News.com film critic Jack Petro says actor Keanu Reeves appears to be milking the John Wick series. Petro recently saw the third installment of the Wick series at the Barnstorm Theater at Brownwood.

Actioned-packed ‘Anna’ gets must-see rating

Villages-News.com film critic Jack Petro recently took in the action-packed movie "Anna." He contends you have to see it. It's playing at the Rialto Theater.

Summer Villages Philharmonic Orchestra series coming to Temple Shalom

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra and Temple Shalom of Central Florida are preparing to present a series of summer concerts on three upcoming Sundays.

Weather in The Villages, Florida

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Sports

Villager takes top honors at Senior Shoot Out at Fiesta Bowl

Villager Steve Ferrao took top honors at the midsummer Senior Shoot Out at Fiesta Bowl.

Executive golf courses closed due to excessive rain

Several executive golf courses in The Villages have been closed due to excessive rain. We've got the details.

Excessive rain forces closure of four executive golf courses 

Excessive rain has forced the closure of four executive golf courses until further notice.

Villages executive golf courses closing for greens aerification

Six executive golf courses in The Villages will be closed at different times this week for greens aerification. We've got the list.

Red Sox Nation gearing up for Annual Pizza Party Night

Members of Red Sox Nation are getting ready for their Annual Pizza Party Night, which will be held at the SeaBreeze Recreation Center.

AAC to vote on $221,664 renovation of cart path at golf...

The Amenity Authority Committee is set to vote on the expenditure of $221,664 for an improvement to a golf cart path at a golf course in The Villages.

Former Villagers win back golf cart linked to woman’s death at Brownwood

A former Villages couple has won back their golf cart linked to a woman’s death in 2017 at Brownwood.

Pump station failure leaves large section of The Villages under boil water order

The failure of a pump station Sunday afternoon left Villagers without water from County Road 466A down to Brownwood. Now numerous residents are under a boil water order.

Sinkhole neighborhood putting up with noise and mess during storm sewer work

Villagers living in a sinkhole-damaged neighborhood are putting up with noise and a mess as major work is taking place on the storm sewer system.

Villager who claimed Indian sovereignty poised to escape prosecution in drug case

A Villager arrested last year with drugs at Laurel Manor Recreation Center who claimed immunity due to “Indian law” is poised to escape prosecution in the case.

Ohio man to escape prosecution in attack on mother at Villages home

A 28-year-old Ohio man will avoid prosecution in an attack on his mother last year in the Village of Hacienda.

Trump 2020 water proves to be hot item among Villagers for Trump members

Members of Villagers for Trump have found a new and refreshing way to show their support for the president.

Lightning strike blamed for attic fire in Stonecrest residence

Multiple crews from Marion County Fire Rescue were called to a Stonecrest residence Friday night after a 911 caller reported smoke coming from his neighbor’s home following a storm.

Firefighters put out ‘vegetation fire’ at Lake Sumter Landing

The Villages Public Safety Department was called Saturday night to put out a “vegetation fire” at Lake Sumter Landing.

Upscale restaurant set to open in Lake Sumter Landing

The Chop House at Lake Sumter features top-quality steaks, a full menu and a touch of elegance like no other restaurant in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

Latest sinkhole in Village of Alhambra stirs concerns among already-rattled residents

The Friday-night evacuation of a couple from their home in the Village of Alhambra after the discovery of a sinkhole is stirring concerns among already-rattled residents.