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Sunday, May 19, 2024

CBS Evening News to air piece on Villages golf cart accidents later this month

The CBS Evening News will be airing a piece later this month on golf cart accidents in The Villages.

The segment had been set to air on Nov. 22. However, CBS News informed Villages-News.com the piece has been delayed again.

The piece will include information on accidents, including the two fatal accidents in The Villages this year.

The first on Jan. 14 claimed the life of Francis “Buck” Hughes.

The second fatal accident occurred on Oct. 20. Villager Donald Browne died of injuries suffered in the crash. His wife, Dottie, was also seriously injured.

CBS Evening News to air piece on Villages golf cart accidents
Villager Donald Browne was driving this golf cart when it was struck by a van on Odell Circle.

Proper maintenance of infrastructure in The Villages ‘non-existent’

A resident describes a pipe problem that is occurring over and over again in his cul-de-sac. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Letter writer missed out on value of golf to The Villages

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Buttonwood resident criticizes a previous letter writer who may have missed the point about the value of golf in The Villages.

Eyesore project is becoming serious safety problem

A Village of Pennecamp resident is concerned about an eyesore project near a recreation center. In a Letter to the Editor, he contends it’s become a safety issue.

Must elderly return to work to afford to stay in The Villages?

A Village of Rio Grande resident asks if residents are supposed to go back to work at age 80 to afford to live in The Villages.

Cap the amenity rate and make the golfers pay more

A Village of DeSoto resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says it’s time to cap the amenity rate and make the golfers pay more for upkeep of the courses.