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Interfaith Peace Partners call on area residents to join in prayer

Area residents are invited to join the Interfaith Peace Partners in prayer every evening at 5 p.m.

Letters

Response to letter calling our governor a ‘coward’

In a Letter to the Editor, a Wildwood resident takes on a previous letter writer who was critical of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Carry-out restaurants’ kitchen staff and masks

A Village LaBelle North resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says he would be interested in knowing about face masks being used in carry-out restaurants.

Around Florida

Leesburg man nabbed after allegedly trying to burglarize businesses and vehicle

Leesburg Police arrested a man late Tuesday night who allegedly was attempting to burglarize two downtown businesses and a vehicle.

Obituaries

Donna Kay Slider

Donna Slider and her husband, Vic, retired in 2007 and moved to The Villages, where Donna almost immediately took over the job of Kitchen Manager of the Wildwood Soup Kitchen. They traveled extensively, played golf, joined numerous social organizations and made many lifelong friends.

Health

Singer-songwriter David Olney died onstage of heart attack

The death of singer-songwriter David Olney, who suffered a heart attack and died while performing onstage, reminds us of the value of knowing CPR. Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers his thoughts.

Business

Barnes & Noble in The Villages latest business to shut its doors

The Barnes & Noble bookstore in The Villages has closed its doors due to the fears of the spread of the Coronavirus.

President Trump has handled pandemic masterfully

To the Editor:

President Trump has handled this pandemic masterfully.  He shut down incoming flights from China as soon as the problem was identified.  He was called a racist by the Dems and media.
He put together a team of world class experts from government, science, health, medicine, and the private sector to deal with the pandemic from early on and they are working 24/7 365 to keep America healthy.  He is using every method to save our economy and has set about protecting our businesses and the everyday worker. Only a Trump hater would not credit this leader with walking us safely through this very dangerous time! Thank you President Trump

Larry Moran
Village of Virginia Trace

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Latest Posts

Interfaith Peace Partners call on area residents to join in prayer

Area residents are invited to join the Interfaith Peace Partners in prayer every evening at 5 p.m.

Leesburg man nabbed after allegedly trying to burglarize businesses and vehicle

Leesburg Police arrested a man late Tuesday night who allegedly was attempting to burglarize two downtown businesses and a vehicle.

Plane Flying In Front of Super Moon

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Response to letter calling our governor a ‘coward’

In a Letter to the Editor, a Wildwood resident takes on a previous letter writer who was critical of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

More Headlines

UF Health pulls plug on Coronavirus testing site at Villages Polo Fields

UF Health has shut down its Coronavirus testing site in The Villages even though frustrated area residents are desperately seeking appointments.

Wife of pastor at Villages church in ICU battling the Coronavirus

The wife of a pastor at a prominent church in The Villages is in an intensive care unit battling the Coronavirus.

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Opinions

Trump’s latest campaign tool

Hugo Buchanan, writing in an Opinion, contends that President Trump has brought new meaning to the term "bully pulpit" with his daily Coronavirus press briefings.

Crime

Leesburg man nabbed after allegedly trying to burglarize businesses and vehicle

Leesburg Police arrested a man late Tuesday night who allegedly was attempting to burglarize two downtown businesses and a vehicle.

Villager once accused of burglarizing dead man’s home jailed in Marion County

A Villager once accused of burglarizing a dead man’s home in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown found himself behind bars Tuesday night after being arrested in Summerfield.