Great Blue Heron at sunrise at Sharon Rose Wiechens Preserve

This Great Blue Heron was photographed at sunrise at the Sharon Rose Wiechens Preserve by the one and only Ron Clark.

Great Blue Heron at sunrise at Sharon Rose Wiechens Preserve - Ron Clark
Great Blue Heron at sunrise at Sharon Rose Wiechens Preserve – Ron Clark

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Retiree-loaded Sumter County continues to lag in tri-county COVID-19 testing

Just 12.3 percent of the Coronavirus tests administered in the tri-county area have been in the county that’s home to the majority of Villages residents.

Villager arrested on DUI charge ‘embarrassed’ when she can’t recite alphabet

A Villager who was arrested on a drunk driving charge said she was  “embarrassed” when she couldn’t recite the alphabet during field sobriety exercises.

Photos

Bluebird Chases Away Mockingbird From Nest

This bluebird was photographed chasing away a mockingbird from its nestlings. Thanks to Al Weihl for sharing! Share your local photos with us at https://villages-news.com/contact-us!

Alligator At Lake Sumter Landing

Check out this alligator spotted at Lake Sumter Landing! Thanks to Kayla Muehlenbeck for sharing! Share your local photos with us at https://villages-news.com/contact-us!

Gorgeous Morning At Lake Sumter Landing

Check out this gorgeous morning at Lake Sumter Landing. Thanks to Joan Tillinger for sharing! Share your local photos with us at https://villages-news.com/contact-us!

Letters to the Editor

Masks not needed when you play golf or ride in golf cart

A Village of Largo resident says you don't need to wear a mask when playing golf or riding in your golf cart. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Business

Lake County to hold webinar on tips for government bidding  

The Lake County Office of Procurement Services invites interested businesses to an upcoming webinar to learn about tips for bidding on government contracts. We've got a link that makes signup easy.

Crime

Villager arrested on DUI charge ‘embarrassed’ when she can’t recite alphabet

A Villager who was arrested on a drunk driving charge said she was  “embarrassed” when she couldn’t recite the alphabet during field sobriety exercises.

Opinions

We must hold these individuals accountable

Congressman Daniel Webster, writing in an Opinion piece, says, “Unkindness and hatred cannot coexist with a focus on serving others.”

Top Stories

Anti-Trump activist in The Villages receives threatening letter

A Villager who has gained worldwide notoriety for his disdain of President Donald Trump has received another threatening letter.

Retiree-loaded Sumter County continues to lag in tri-county COVID-19 testing

Just 12.3 percent of the Coronavirus tests administered in the tri-county area have been in the county that’s home to the majority of Villages residents.

Villager arrested on DUI charge ‘embarrassed’ when she can’t recite alphabet

A Villager who was arrested on a drunk driving charge said she was  “embarrassed” when she couldn’t recite the alphabet during field sobriety exercises.

Letters to the Editor

Masks not needed when you play golf or ride in golf cart

A Village of Largo resident says you don't need to wear a mask when playing golf or riding in your golf cart. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Face masks should be required for indoor activities

A Village of Rio Grande resident argues that face masks should be required for indoor activities. Read her Letter to the Editor.

Canceled TV service over commercials

A Village of Sunset Pointe resident is fed up with the attorney commercials on television.

Crime

Villager arrested on DUI charge ‘embarrassed’ when she can’t recite alphabet

A Villager who was arrested on a drunk driving charge said she was  “embarrassed” when she couldn’t recite the alphabet during field sobriety exercises.

Suspected Wal-Mart shoplifter chased down at McDonald’s in The Villages

A suspected Wal-Mart shoplifter was chased down at McDonald’s at Buffalo Ridge Plaza in The Villages.

Trucker arrested after shooting man he suspected of breaking into his rig

A trucker was arrested after allegedly shooting a man he suspected of breaking into his rig while it was parked in the wee hours at the TA Travel Center on State Road 44 in Wildwood.