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Man jailed after stabbing friend leaving him with punctured lung

A Fruitland Park man has been jailed without bond after allegedly stabbing a friend and leaving him with a punctured lung.

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.

Rental townhomes and retail plaza sell for $3.1 million in Lady Lake

A 30-unit rental townhome community and a 7,500-square-foot commercial property located in Lady Lake have been sold for $3.1 million.

Christine’s Place in Lady Lake

The sale of Old Dixie Portfolio includes Chelsea Plaza at 102 S. Old Dixie Highway and Christine’s Place at 103 Sue Lane.

Chelsea Plaza in Lady Lake

The sale of the property was brokered Marcus & Millichap, a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada.

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Man jailed after stabbing friend leaving him with punctured lung

A Fruitland Park man has been jailed without bond after allegedly stabbing a friend and leaving him with a punctured lung.

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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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.

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.

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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

Man jailed after stabbing friend leaving him with punctured lung

A Fruitland Park man has been jailed without bond after allegedly stabbing a friend and leaving him with a punctured lung.

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.