Nearly $2 million resurfacing work to begin on Morse and Buena Vista boulevards

Nearly $2 million in resurfacing work will begin taking place on Morse Boulevard and Buena Vista Boulevard.

AAC seeks residents’ input on proposed recreation center in CDD 4

The Amenity Authority Committee will hold a public workshop meeting regarding the new First Responders Recreation Center to be located in the former First Baptist Church in Community Development District 4.

Villager arrested after erratically driving golf cart at town square

A Villager with an intoxicated female passenger was arrested after erratically driving a golf cart at town square.

Driver who failed to pay child support arrested after traffic stop at Colony Plaza

A driver who failed to pay child support was arrested after a traffic stop at a busy intersection at Colony Plaza in The Villages.

Fruitland Park woman arrested with car stolen from her mother in Sumter County

A Fruitland Park woman was arrested after she was caught behind the wheel of a car stolen from her mother three weeks earlier in Sumter County.

Ecuadorian man without driver’s license arrested after traffic stop in The Villages

An Ecuadorian man without a driver’s license was arrested after a traffic stop in The Villages.

Ecuadorian man without driver’s license arrested after traffic stop in The Villages

An Ecuadorian man without a driver’s license was arrested after a traffic stop in The Villages.

Marion deputy nabs man with suspended license and drugs at Summerfield Wal-Mart

An Ocala man with multiple license suspensions and drugs in his vehicle was arrested Tuesday at the Summerfield Wal-Mart.

Fruitland Park woman jailed third time this year after causing disturbance at her home

A Fruitland Park woman was jailed for the third time this year after causing a disturbance at her home.

Villager’s son arrested after allegedly leaving scene of altercation

A Villager’s son was arrested after allegedly leaving the scene of a physical altercation in Villa De Leon in the Village of Alhambra.

Pair of Pennsylvania pallet workers arrested at Wildwood truck stop

A pair of Pennsylvania pallet workers were arrested at a Wildwood truck stop.

50-year-old Villager with history of arrests back behind bars on probation violation

A 50-year-old Villager with a history of arrests is back behind bars on a probation violation.

Reply to Mr. Dockham’s ‘Fire Trump’

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Santiago resident, fires back at a Villager’s call to “Fire Trump.”

Recreation News is a waste!

A Village of Buttonwood resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says Recreation News is a waste of money.

President Trump’s ‘morbid ignorance’

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Winifred resident has harsh words for President Trump’s criticism of four freshmen Democratic women of color in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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.

Blazing sunrise over Brownwood

It's a beautiful morning over Brownwood.

Black-bellied whistling ducks in The Villages

Check out this adorable pair spotted in The Villages.

Busy day in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown

A busy day for birds on the Belle Glade Golf Course in The Villages.

Beautiful view of The Waterfront Inn

A beautiful day at Palmer Legends 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.

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Sports

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.

Wife keeps pace with husband by getting her own hole-in-one

Not to be outdone by her husband, a Village of Fernandina woman got a hole-in-one about a month after her husband.

Marion deputy nabs man with suspended license and drugs at Summerfield Wal-Mart

An Ocala man with multiple license suspensions and drugs in his vehicle was arrested Tuesday at the Summerfield Wal-Mart.

Fruitland Park woman jailed third time this year after causing disturbance at her home

A Fruitland Park woman was jailed for the third time this year after causing a disturbance at her home.

FHP seeking potential witness to crash that claimed life of motorcyclist

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a potential witness to a 2018 crash at a notoriously dangerous intersection in Wildwood that claimed the life of a motorcyclist.

Well-known chef in The Villages to debut his own restaurant

A well-known chef in The Villages will make his own restaurant ownership debut next week in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

83-year-old bicyclist transported to Ocala hospital after collision with golf cart

An 83-year-old bicyclist was transported by ambulance to Ocala Regional Medical Center after a collision with a golf cart near the entrance to the Village of Polo Ridge.

ARC approves homeowners’ requests for removal of problematic trees

The Architectural Review Committee on Wednesday approved homeowners’ requests for the removal of trees from their properties while turning down an application for the removal of pine trees that have already apparently been cut down.

Villager’s son arrested after allegedly leaving scene of altercation

A Villager’s son was arrested after allegedly leaving the scene of a physical altercation in Villa De Leon in the Village of Alhambra.

Villagers for Trump planning flag-waving event at busy Wildwood intersection

Members of Villagers for Trump are gearing up to show their support for the president on Friday.

Pair of Pennsylvania pallet workers arrested at Wildwood truck stop

A pair of Pennsylvania pallet workers were arrested at a Wildwood truck stop.

50-year-old Villager with history of arrests back behind bars on probation violation

A 50-year-old Villager with a history of arrests is back behind bars on a probation violation.