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Friday, July 12, 2024

Inmate who died at Marion County Jail identified

Lorraine Gardner

The female inmate who died at the Marion County Jail on Friday night has been identified.

Lorraine Gardner, 24, of Ocala, was found unresponsive and efforts to revive her were unsuccessful. She was pronounced dead a short time later, a sheriff’s office report states.

Gardner had been arrested July 2 and was charged with possession of methamphetamine and probation violations for possession of MDMA and possession of cocaine. She also had been arrested on April 30 and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.

The investigation into her death is continuing, the report says.

There are steps we can take to keep outsiders out of The Villages

A Village of Rio Grande resident, in a Letter to the Editor, offers ideas for stopping outsiders from gaining access to The Villages.

Amenity fees help us keep our property values strong

A Village of Buttonwood resident contends that amenity fees are key to keeping up property values in The Villages.

Stop complaining or just go back up north!

A Lady Lake reader urges Villagers to stop complaining or go back up north. Read her Letter to the Editor.

Main stream media complicit in covering up Biden’s age issues

A Village of De La Vista North resident warns that the main stream media has been complicit in covering up Biden’s age issues

Kudos to Bill Nitardy

A resident of Bridgeport at Lake Sumter offers praise for a fellow Villager who penned a recent Opinion piece.