Thursday, October 22, 2020
78.9 F
The Villages

Work off that Thanksgiving meal in 5K Saturday at Polo Fields

Feeling a little stuffed after Thanksgiving?

You can “Run, walk, or crawl” your way through the first Leftover Turkey Trot 5K, hosted by Community Bank & Trust of Florida on Saturday morning at the Village Polo Fields.

The event is open to the public with registration starting at 7 a.m. that day. The race starts at 8 a.m. All are welcome to register at Community Bank & Trust, located at 2285 Parr Dr in Lady Lake, FL.

The event is being sponsored by the Veterans & Medicaid Planning Group and Millhorn Elder Law Planning Group, with 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit Project SOS to help our veterans.

For more information or to register for the event, visit racetimesports.com/events.

 

More Headlines

73-year-old Villager airlifted after wounding himself with .357 Magnum

A 73-year-old Villager was airlifted to Ocala Regional Medical Center after apparently shooting himself.

Villager on bicycle suffers head injury after colliding with a golf cart

A Villager riding a bicycle suffered a head injury after colliding with a golf cart at Everglades Recreation Center.

Photos

Two Anhingas And An Alligator Near Retention Pond

These two anhingas and this alligator were spotted hanging out near a retention pond. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

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!

Letters to the Editor

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.

Business

$28.7 million Lake Sumter Apartment Homes now open to renters

Lake Sumter Apartment Homes, a $28.7 million affordable housing community consisting of 158 apartment homes, is now open to renters.

Crime

Suspect accused of stealing more than $40,000 from account at bank in The Villages

A suspect has been accused of stealing more than $40,000 from a woman’s account at a bank in The Villages.

Opinions

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.

Top Stories

Stage set for President Trump’s rally in The Villages

The stage has been set for President Donald Trump’s rally Friday afternoon in The Villages.

73-year-old Villager airlifted after wounding himself with .357 Magnum

A 73-year-old Villager was airlifted to Ocala Regional Medical Center after apparently shooting himself.

Villager on bicycle suffers head injury after colliding with a golf cart

A Villager riding a bicycle suffered a head injury after colliding with a golf cart at Everglades Recreation Center.

Letters to the Editor

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.

Crime

Suspect accused of stealing more than $40,000 from account at bank in The Villages

A suspect has been accused of stealing more than $40,000 from a woman’s account at a bank in The Villages.

Leesburg man pulling unlicensed trailer jailed after traffic stop in Summerfield

An “uncooperative” Leesburg man found himself behind bars Tuesday after he was stopped for pulling a homemade trailer with no license tag behind a pickup truck.

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.