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White Pelicans Are Back In Town

White pelicans are back in town. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing his photo!

White Pelicans Are Back In Town
White Pelicans Are Back In Town

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Local couple thrown out of Busch Gardens after argument over face masks

A local couple was thrown out of Busch Gardens theme park after an argument over face masks.

Villager on Wildwood Commission casts lone vote against water, trash rate hikes

The lone Villager serving on the Wildwood Commission was the only vote against rate hikes for water and garbage collection. Villages-News.com's Marv Balousek has details.

Photos

Limpkin Opens A Shellfish At Lake Mira Mar

Check out this limpkin catching and opening a shellfish by banging it on a rock at Lake Mira Mar. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Lightning Strike In The Village Of Amelia

Check out this lightning strike photographed from the Village of Amelia. Thanks to Abe Gzad for sharing!

Red Saddlebag Skimmer Dragonfly Taking A Break

Check out this red saddlebag skimmer dragonfly taking a break on a windy first day of fall. Thanks to Garry Kolb for sharing!

Letters to the Editor

This is not a friendly hometown

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Santiago resident contends The Villages is not a friendly hometown.

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

Local couple thrown out of Busch Gardens after argument over face masks

A local couple was thrown out of Busch Gardens theme park after an argument over face masks.

Opinions

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee deserves fair and swift hearing

Congressman Daniel Webster contends President Trump's Supreme Court nominee deserves a fair and swift hearing.

Top Stories

COVID-19 cases spike in The Villages as three more local residents succumb to virus

A spike in COVID-19 cases was reported in The Villages and the surrounding area on Tuesday as three more local residents lost their battle with the virus.

Local couple thrown out of Busch Gardens after argument over face masks

A local couple was thrown out of Busch Gardens theme park after an argument over face masks.

Villager on Wildwood Commission casts lone vote against water, trash rate hikes

The lone Villager serving on the Wildwood Commission was the only vote against rate hikes for water and garbage collection. Villages-News.com's Marv Balousek has details.

Letters to the Editor

This is not a friendly hometown

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Santiago resident contends The Villages is not a friendly hometown.

Lady Lake should not pump precious water to Sumter County

A Village of El Cortez resident contends Lady Lake should not pump precious water to Sumter County. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Kudos to Gov. DeSantis for reopening restaurants to full occupancy

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Belle Aire resident salutes Gov. DeSantis for reopening restaurants to full capacity.

Crime

Local couple thrown out of Busch Gardens after argument over face masks

A local couple was thrown out of Busch Gardens theme park after an argument over face masks.

Lady Lake man jailed after alleged sex with woman who took sleep aid

A Lady Lake man was jailed after allegedly having sex with a woman who was under the influence of a sleep aid.

Couple on motorcycle end up behind bars after stopping for gas at Wawa

A couple on a motorcycle ended up behind bars after stopping for gas at Wawa at U.S. 301 and County Road 466 in Oxford.