Delaware sex offender registers permanent address at Water Oak

A sex offender from Delaware has registered a permanent address at Water Oak.

Support group first club selected to participate in town square Vendor Night

A support group has been selected as the first Villages club to participate in a town square Market Night.

Hardee’s employee sentenced in theft of $27,925 in night deposits

A former Wildwood Hardee’s employee has been sentenced after stealing $27,925 in night deposits.

Silver Lake Tennis Courts will be closed for more than a month

The Silver Lake Tennis Courts will be closed for maintenance for more than month.

Marion sheriff searching for missing Summerfield woman and her four children

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are asking for help in locating a missing Summerfield woman and her four young children.

Sumter sheriff’s detectives seeking help in Oxford homicide investigation

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are investigating an apparent homicide that took place at a home in Oxford after the female victim was found Saturday.

Hardee’s employee sentenced in theft of $27,925 in night deposits

A former Wildwood Hardee’s employee has been sentenced after stealing $27,925 in night deposits.

Marion sheriff searching for missing Summerfield woman and her four children

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are asking for help in locating a missing Summerfield woman and her four young children.

Sumter sheriff’s detectives seeking help in Oxford homicide investigation

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are investigating an apparent homicide that took place at a home in Oxford after the female victim was found Saturday.

Villager sentenced after crashing into golf carts at Lake Sumter Landing

A Villager has been sentenced after crashing into two golf carts earlier this year at Lake Sumter Landing Market Square.

Man passes counterfeit $100 bill to pay for dog treats at local pet store

A man passed a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for dog treats at a local pet store.

Oakleaf Apartments man reports license plate stolen from motorcycle

An Oakleaf Apartments man reported a license plate was apparently stolen from his motorcycle.

Daily Sun is Developer’s propaganda

A Village of Pine Ridge resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says the Daily Sun is nothing more than propaganda for the Developer.

Community Watch should enforce our rules

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Pennecamp resident says it’s time to crack down on outside guests in The Villages. Enforcement should be up to Community Watch.

Apartments are only the tip of iceberg

A Village of Pennecamp resident warns that apartments are only the tip of the iceberg.

Sunset at Lake Sumter Landing

It doesn't get any better than the views found at Lake Sumter Landing.

Heron spotted in The Villages

This little heron was searching for a snack along the shoreline.

Stunning sunset cataptured over The Villages

Stunning purple and orange sunset over The Villages.

Beautiful sunrise over The Villages.

A beautiful sunrise captured over The Villages.

Swallowtail butterfly caterpillars in The Villages

These caterpillars are getting ready to make an incredible transformation.

Beautiful evening at The Waterfront Inn

A beautiful sunset captured over The Waterfront Inn.

Business

LRMC Wellness Center celebrating 30th anniversary with free guest passes

Leesburg Regional Medical Center’s Wellness Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary Monday, Sept. 9 through Friday, Sept. 13.
Scott Snyder, owner of Papa Pineapples, flipping handmade flour tortillas

Papa Pineapples bringing tropical twist to tacos in new downtown Leesburg location

Papa Pineapples is looking to bring a tropical twist to tacos at a new location in downtown Leesburg.

Leesburg Regional Medical Center named among the best by U.S. News & World Report

Leesburg Regional Medical Center has been named among the top 20 hospitals in the Orlando metropolitan market.

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Flying Biscuit Café takes breakfast to a new level

If you’re looking for a tasty meal in a cozy and friendly environment, this Lake Sumter Landing café is the perfect spot.

Owner of grocery chain with Villages locations settles with Feds over clean air violations

The owner of a popular grocery store chain with three locations in The Villages has agreed to spend $4.2 million to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting gases from refrigeration equipment.

Parent company of Villages hospital honored for promoting healthy lifestyles for employees

Cental Florida Health, parent company of The Villages Regional Hospital and Leesburg Regional Medical Center, has been recognized for advocating healthy lifestyles in the workplace and beyond.

Entertainment

Epic ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ showing at Rialto Theater

The epic 1963 movie "Lawrence of Arabia" is showing at The Rialto Theater in The Villages. Villages-News.com film critic Jack Petro says the movie is worth seeing again or for the very first time.

Hippodrome has outdone itself with ‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night’

Villages-News.com theater critic Don Simson raves about "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night," which is currently playing at The Hippodrome Theater in Gainesville.

Golden Retriever rates Oscar nod in ‘Racing in the Rain’

Villages-News.com film critic Jack Petro says "The Art of Racing in the Rain" is a movie you'll want to take your grandchildren to see. The Golden Retriever is the star.

Weather in The Villages, Florida

The Villages
clear sky
76.9 ° F
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1.6mph
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91 °
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Wed
90 °
Thu
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Sunset at Lake Sumter Landing

It doesn't get any better than the views found at Lake Sumter Landing.

Heron spotted in The Villages

This little heron was searching for a snack along the shoreline.

Stunning sunset cataptured over The Villages

Stunning purple and orange sunset over The Villages.

Beautiful sunrise over The Villages.

A beautiful sunrise captured over The Villages.

Swallowtail butterfly caterpillars in The Villages

These caterpillars are getting ready to make an incredible transformation.

Sports

Central Florida League returns to action at Saddlebrook Softball Complex

The Central Florida League returned to action at Saddlebrook Softball Complex with a full slate of four games. 

14 executive golf courses closed due to 25 inches of rain...

Due to the 25 inches of rain received in the past two months in The Villages, there are 14 executive golf courses closed. We've got the updated list.

Jacksonville bowler nabs Senior Shootout Championship at Fiesta Bowl

A Jacksonville man took home the trophy from this past Saturday’s 2018-19 Senior Shootout Championship at Fiesta Bowl.

Villages softball fields will be closed through Sept. 1

All Villages softball fields will be closed through Sept. 1.

Fiesta Bowl gearing up for 2018-19 Senior Shootout Championship

Fiesta Bowl in The Villages is preparing to host the 2018-19 Senior Shootout Championship.

Harris Chain of Lakes selected to host premier bass fishing tournament

The Harris Chain of Lakes has been selected once again to host a prestigious bass fishing tournament.

Official warns lack of enforcement of internal deed restrictions could hurt home sales

An elected official has warned the Developer’s lack of enforcement of internal deed restrictions could hurt home sales in The Villages.

Villager sentenced after crashing into golf carts at Lake Sumter Landing

A Villager has been sentenced after crashing into two golf carts earlier this year at Lake Sumter Landing Market Square.

Villages 101: Founder Harold Schwartz once pushed for community to split from Lady Lake

Many Villagers probably aren’t aware of it but Founder Harold Schwartz once tried to break Florida’s Friendliest Hometown away from Lady Lake.

New Yorker reports being bitten by cat upon arrival in The Villages

A New Yorker was bitten by her cat upon her return to her home in The Villages.

Villager surrenders firearms to law enforcement after wife throws away keys

A Villager surrendered two firearms to law enforcement after his wife threw away the keys to the guns.

Villages woodworkers handcraft specially built urns for Florida veterans

A group of Villages woodworkers has taken on the noble project of making urns for national cemeteries to give to families of veterans who can’t afford a suitable container for the cremated remains of their loved ones.

Man passes counterfeit $100 bill to pay for dog treats at local pet store

A man passed a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for dog treats at a local pet store.

Oakleaf Apartments man reports license plate stolen from motorcycle

An Oakleaf Apartments man reported a license plate was apparently stolen from his motorcycle.

Official contends ‘enforcement sucks’ when it comes to guest IDs in The Villages

An official has complained that “enforcement sucks” when it comes to guest IDs in The Villages. Residents appear to agree.

Firefighters extricate woman from vehicle after rollover crash on County Road 466

A Friday afternoon single-vehicle rollover crash on County Road 466 sent a woman to a local hospital with minor injuries.