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District Offices closed Monday for Labor Day

The District Customer Service Center and all District Administration Offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.

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Women invoke memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg during rally in The Villages

More than 50 Villagers, their daughters, granddaughters and male friends rallied for women’s rights Saturday with a golf cart caravan from Spanish Springs to Lake Sumter Landing. Villages-News.com's David Towns was there.

Villages Charter School resumes COVID-19 reporting as new cases identified

The Villages Charter School is battling more cases of the potentially deadly COVID-19 virus amid an apparent decision to resume reporting new cases to the Sumter County School District.

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Always Put The Brake On Near The Pond

It's always a good idea to put the golf cart brake on near a pond. This unfortunate incident happened at the Riley Grove Course at the Palmer Legends Country Club. Thanks to Adi Sutarno for sharing!

Great Egret Strolling Through Backyard In The Village Of Hillsborough

This great egret was strolling through a backyard in the Village of Hillsborough. Thanks to David Guerra for sharing!

Male Cardinal Near Fenney Nature Trail

Check out this male cardinal in a tree near Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Letters to the Editor

School bus in The Villages

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager wonders why a school bus is making a stop in her neighborhood.

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

Citizens First teller helps nab suspect with fraudulent Villages Health check

A Citizens First Bank teller helped nabbed a suspect who was trying to cash a fraudulent check from The Villages Health.

Opinions

Beat diabetes by getting fat out of your liver

Most Americans eat too much and exercise too little. That can have serious consequences. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has recommendations for leading a healthier life.

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Officials keep close on eye on CDD 5’s decision to end anonymous complaints

Elected supervisors in The Villages are keeping a close on eye on Community Development District 5’s decision to end anonymous complaints when it comes to deed restriction violations.

Women invoke memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg during rally in The Villages

More than 50 Villagers, their daughters, granddaughters and male friends rallied for women’s rights Saturday with a golf cart caravan from Spanish Springs to Lake Sumter Landing. Villages-News.com's David Towns was there.

Villages Charter School resumes COVID-19 reporting as new cases identified

The Villages Charter School is battling more cases of the potentially deadly COVID-19 virus amid an apparent decision to resume reporting new cases to the Sumter County School District.

Letters to the Editor

School bus in The Villages

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager wonders why a school bus is making a stop in her neighborhood.

Why not let Villagers opt out of phone book delivery?

A Village of Springdale resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says phone books are gathering dust so why deliver them to those who don’t want them?

Trump’s ‘herd immunity’ sacrifices the elderly

In a Letter to the Editor, a reader wonders if President Trump’s “herd immunity” idea simply sacrifices the elderly.

Crime

Citizens First teller helps nab suspect with fraudulent Villages Health check

A Citizens First Bank teller helped nabbed a suspect who was trying to cash a fraudulent check from The Villages Health.

Summerfield woman arrested after fraudulent return at Wal-Mart

A Summerfield woman was arrested after allegedly attempting to return merchandise for which she did not pay at Wal-Mart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza in The Villages.

Woman escapes from abductor who allegedly killed teen at her home in Sumter County

A woman escaped from an abductor who allegedly killed a teenager at her home Saturday morning in Sumter County.