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Thursday, February 22, 2024

Motorcyclist transported to Villages hospital after being rear-ended by 84-year-old driver

An motorcyclist was transported to The Villages Regional Hospital after he was struck from the rear by a vehicle driven by a 84-year-old driver.

James R. Raine of Lady Lake had been stopped at the stoplight at 8:05 a.m. May 8 at County Road 466 and Rolling Acres Road when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle driven by Donald D. Carr, also of Lady Lake, according to an accident report from the Lady Lake Police Department.

Carr told the officer investigating the crash that he did not see the motorcyclist because of the sun’s glare.

Carr was ticketed on a charge of careless driving.

Please give us back our poker games

An Orange Blossom Gardens resident is hoping that the appropriate officials will reinstate the poker games that have brought residents so much joy.

We shouldn’t all be punished for the actions of one person

A Village of Belvedere resident believes that too many Texas Hold’em players are being punished for the actions of one person. She is pleading with the Recreation Department to let the games continue.

It’s not just the executive courses

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager describes his embarrassment after taking a guest to play at Evans Prairie Championship Golf Course.

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s hypocrisy

A Village of St. Charles resident warns of the hypocrisy of U.S. Sen. Rick Scott. Read her Letter to the Editor.

Handicapped residents of The Villages need games like poker

In a Letter to the Editor, a Hammock at Fenney resident contends that handicapped residents who can’t golf or play pickleball, need activities like poker.