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Tips from the sheriff on golf cart safety

Sumter County Sheriff Bill Farmer offers tips on golf cart safety.

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Officials concerned about quality of multi-modal paths south of State Road 44

Officials are voicing concerns about the quality of multi-modal paths south of State Road 44 in The Villages.

Villages official ignores request to wear mask during government meeting

A top official with The Villages has been ignoring a request to wear a mask during government meetings.

Photos

Great Egret On A Very Windy Morning At Fenney Nature Trail

This great egret caught in a very windy morning at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Alligator Emerging From Hole

This alligator was spotted emerging from the dark hole behind. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Two Tricolored Herons Fighting On Pond In Lady Lake

These two tricolored herons fighting were fighting on a pond in Lady Lake. Thanks to Sandy Johnson for sharing!

Letters to the Editor

Wearing a mask is not a political statement

A Village of Belvedere resident, in a Letter to the Editor, argues that wearing a mask is not a political statement.

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

Villager from N.J. jailed on DUI charge vows she’ll ‘just drive anyway’

A Villager arrested on a drunk driving charge told law enforcement she’ll “just drive anyway” even if her license is suspended.

Opinions

Eddie Van Halen and mouth cancer

Eddie Van Halen was one of the greatest guitarists of all time. But partying and bad habits took their toll. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of the leader of the rock band, Van Halen.

Top Stories

Death of teens in crash on U.S. 301 spurs sense of urgency for intersection improvement 

In the wake of a double-fatality accident on Saturday morning, Wildwood officials are pressing to speed up installation of better traffic signals. Villages-News.com Marv Balousek has details.

Officials concerned about quality of multi-modal paths south of State Road 44

Officials are voicing concerns about the quality of multi-modal paths south of State Road 44 in The Villages.

Villages official ignores request to wear mask during government meeting

A top official with The Villages has been ignoring a request to wear a mask during government meetings.

Letters to the Editor

Wearing a mask is not a political statement

A Village of Belvedere resident, in a Letter to the Editor, argues that wearing a mask is not a political statement.

This is not what we were promised

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Rio Grande resident contends that apartments in the middle of a residential area in The Villages was not part of founder Harold Schwartz’s vision.

Villages Philharmonic at The Sharon

A Village of Country Club Hills resident has high praise for the Villages Philharmonic Orchestra performance at The Sharon. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Crime

Villager from N.J. jailed on DUI charge vows she’ll ‘just drive anyway’

A Villager arrested on a drunk driving charge told law enforcement she’ll “just drive anyway” even if her license is suspended.

Woman with weed arrested after caught driving on suspended license

A woman with marijuana in her purse was arrested after she was caught driving on a suspended license.

38-year-old resident of The Villages finds himself behind bars again

A 38-year-old resident of The Villages with a troubled history found himself back behind bars last week.