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Sumter County sheriff’s deputies searching for man after SWAT team raids home, arrests woman

Sumter County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a suspect who slipped through their fingers in a SWAT team raid Wednesday afternoon. Deputies executed a narcotics search warrant at 3169 CR 431N in, Lake Panasoffkee while...

Mark your calendar for Villages Christmas Parade

The Villages Christmas Parade is set for noon Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Villages Polo Fields. Gates will open at 10 a.m. Residents are encouraged to arrive by golf cart and carpool if possible. Shuttles will...

Villager’s son walks out of jail after pleading no contest to drug charges

A Villager’s son walked out of jail after pleading no contest to drug possession charges. Jordan Alan Moore, 28, was sentenced to 120 days in jail after pleading no contest to charges in his arrest...

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Village of Caroline woman identified in lineup in shoplifting incident at Lake Sumter Landing 

A Village of Caroline woman has been identified in a lineup in connection with a shoplifting incident earlier this month at Lake Sumter Landing. Cynthia...

Woman with weed arrested after running stop sign at Lake Sumter Landing

A woman who ran a stop sign Tuesday night at Lake Sumter Landing was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia...

Wild turkeys can be spotted here in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has used a web-based mapping application to survey biologists' and other natural resource professionals’ knowledge of wild...

Single players are being penalized

To the Editor: I also think single players are being penalized. Each person should be changed a set fee. I recently lost my spouse and...

All branches should have been honored

To the Editor: A very long article, (I skimmed it) appeared on Wednesday, Nov.22 about a Vietnam veteran recognition at SeaBreeze Recreation Center. I asked...

Evolution of Republican Tax Plan

To the Editor: First, conservative dogma falsely claims that individual taxes in America are higher than other countries.  Secondly, during Trump's campaign he promised many...
The newest Cody’s Original Roadhouse is on track to open right around Christmas in The Villages. The type of decor that is synonymous with the popular restaurant chain is being added at the new restaurant located at Mulberry Grove Plaza on County Road 42. This is the third Cody’s here in...
Gov. Rick Scott has announced that Florida set another tourism record by welcoming the highest number of visitors of any nine months in the state’s history with 88.2 million visitors, according to Visit Florida. This represents a 3.3 percent increase over the 85.4 million visitors from the same period...

Villager gets hole-in-one while golfing with the Old Friends Club

Villager Larry Klozbach got a hole-in-one recently while golfing with the Old Friends Club. He scored the lucky ace at Hole #1 at De La...

Group celebrates at Fenney Grill after golfer gets hole-in-one at Putt & Play

Nancy Sheehan of the Village of Gilchrist got a hole-in-one on  Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the new Fenney Putt & Play. She got the lucky ace...

Villager gets hole-in-one while golfing with Best of Buddies group at Fenney

Villager Kat Rankin celebrated after getting a hole-in-one on Sunday, Nov. 19 at Fenney's Putt & Play. She scored the lucky ace on the Bluegill course...

Villager gets hole-in-one while golfing with weekly group

Villager George Sharp got his first hole-in-one on Wednesday, Nov. 15 on Yankee Clipper Executive Golf Course. He scored the lucky ace on Hole #3 using his driver...

Health

Mistletoe Trot 5K and 10K Race set for Dec. 9 at Lake-Sumter State College

The Mistletoe Trot 5K and 10K Race was created by Leesburg Regional Medical Center more than two decades ago to give local runners a...

What do you do with Thanksgiving leftovers?

Having Thanksgiving leftovers doesn't mean you're destined for weeks of turkey sandwiches. Instead, make a plan for creative and delicious leftovers. Start with safety The right...

Know the signs of Alzheimer’s disease

We have all occasionally experienced the frustration of misplacing our car keys, forgetting someone's name or losing track of what we wanted to say....
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Two vehicles collide on County Road 466 temporarily shutting down westbound traffic

An accident shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday backed up traffic on County Road 466 and nearby Rolling Acres Road. The accident involved two vehicles and occurred in front of the Sunset Professional Plaza on County...

Recreation centers closed for Thanksgiving, will reopen on Friday

All recreation centers, offices, fitness clubs and boat tours will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23. The outdoor facilities, swimming pools, and billiards located at Silver Lake and Saddlebrook will remain open for your enjoyment.
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Villager Lew Jones lived a meaningful life with plenty of accomplishments

You can feel it when you meet certain individuals. You know they are successful just by the confidence they exude. The young folks these days call it swagger. Call it confidence or call it swagger...

Deputy reunites wandering dementia patient with her husband in Village of Springdale

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy reunited a dementia patient with her husband Monday morning in the Village of Springdale. The deputy found the 80-year-old woman wandering shortly before 11 a.m. on Simons Lane in the...

More than 100 Vietnam veterans receive pins of appreciation at event in The Villages

More than 100 Vietnam War era veterans participated in a special ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War hosted by the Marine Corps League, Col. Phillip C. Delong Detachment #1267 Monday evening...
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