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The Villages

A Republican has a message for fellow GOP voters

To My Fellow Republicans:

I am a lifelong Republican. I send this message to other Republican Villagers. I know you are Trump fans. I see your signs, stickers and flags on your cars and golf carts. I know you have listened to news reports, talk radio hosts, your like minded friends and family. This is all understandable.
I wish to share one simple thought. When you vote, whether in a polling place or at your kitchen table with your mail in ballot, no one will know what you’ve done or who you have voted for. A beauty of our democracy is that our vote shares the privacy of the confessional.
You are smarter than all of the noise. When you vote, you have the option to privately do the right thing and get our country back to what it should be. Do the right thing!  I won’t tell anyone.

Bob Faucett
Village of Chatham

More Headlines

Hacienda Hills activist speaks out against AAC’s ‘Developer-centric loyalties’

A Villager who became an activist after the Hacienda Hills apartment fiasco has warned the Amenity Authority Committee about its “Developer-centric loyalties.”

Villager’s daughter gets jail time after crashing Mustang upon release from rehab

A Villager’s adult daughter has been sentenced to 45 days in jail after crashing a Ford Mustang upon her release from a rehabilitation program.

Photos

Black-Crowned Night Heron On Hawkes Bay Executive Golf Course

This black-crowned night heron was spotted on Hawkes Bay Executive Golf Course. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Beautiful Sunset Over The Village Of Dunedin

Check out this beautiful sunset over the Village of Dunedin. Thanks to Lynn Freeman for sharing!

Little Blue Heron In Pond At Loblolly Executive Golf Course

Check out this little blue heron spotted in a pond at Loblolly Executive Golf Course. Thanks to Ellen Harbour for sharing!

Letters to the Editor

We Republicans should not embarrass ourselves

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Pennecamp resident calls on his fellow Republicans to “show some class.”

Business

New restaurant hiring ahead of opening date in Lady Lake

Huey Magoo’s, the fast-growing chicken tenders brand, is hiring in anticipation of its opening date in Lady Lake Commons.

Crime

Villager’s daughter gets jail time after crashing Mustang upon release from rehab

A Villager’s adult daughter has been sentenced to 45 days in jail after crashing a Ford Mustang upon her release from a rehabilitation program.

Opinions

Let’s hope for a county mask mandate

Villager Scott Fenstermaker, writing in an Opinion piece, calls on the Sumter County Commission to issue a mask mandate.

Top Stories

Villager with history of peeping allegedly videoed man in public restroom

A Village of Chitty Chatty man with a history of peeping was arrested Tuesday after allegedly videoing a man in a public restroom.

Hacienda Hills activist speaks out against AAC’s ‘Developer-centric loyalties’

A Villager who became an activist after the Hacienda Hills apartment fiasco has warned the Amenity Authority Committee about its “Developer-centric loyalties.”

Villager’s daughter gets jail time after crashing Mustang upon release from rehab

A Villager’s adult daughter has been sentenced to 45 days in jail after crashing a Ford Mustang upon her release from a rehabilitation program.

Letters to the Editor

We Republicans should not embarrass ourselves

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Pennecamp resident calls on his fellow Republicans to “show some class.”

The election is over

A reader from Weirsdale, in a Letter of the Editor, offers some advice for healing after a divisive election.

Sunday golf cart rally

A Village of Monarch Grove resident, in a Letter to the Editor, comments on Sunday’s golf cart rally.

Crime

Villager’s daughter gets jail time after crashing Mustang upon release from rehab

A Villager’s adult daughter has been sentenced to 45 days in jail after crashing a Ford Mustang upon her release from a rehabilitation program.

Summerfield man popped for DUI after found passed out in running vehicle on roadway

A Summerfield man was jailed early Sunday morning after he and his lady friend were found passed out in a running vehicle that was facing the wrong way on a roadway.

Fleeing man nabbed with burglary tools and ski mask in Fruitland Park

A Eustis man was arrested Friday morning on multiple charges after allegedly fleeing from a Lake County sheriff’s deputy in Fruitland Park.