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Friday, October 15, 2021

Relay for Life finds new home at soccer fields in Lady Lake

The annual Relay for Life will be held in April at the Rolling Acres Sports Complex soccer fields in Lady Lake.

The American Cancer Society’s event was previously held in The Villages, but briefly moved to Lady Lake before it was absorbed into the Leesburg Relay for Life. The newest incarnation of the event is billed as the Tri-County Relay for Life and is set for April 23.

The Lady Lake Commission on Monday night agreed to waive any fees that would be associated with the event. Parks and Recreation Director Mike Burske noted that the Relay for Life will end at 9 p.m. and will not be an all-night event as it has been in years past.

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Water sales by Lady Lake to Sumter County residents

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager contends the Town of Lady Lake has no business providing water for development across the line in Sumter County.

Don’t believe the Daily Sun when it comes to Reverse One Sumter

A Lake Panasoffkee resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wants to set the record straight on representation on the Sumter County Commission.

Ed McGinty vows to return to Hadley pool

Villager Ed McGinty, who faces a stalking charge after a political disagreement at a swimming pool in The Villages, has vowed to return to that pool later this month. Read his Letter to the Editor.

American citizens abandoned in Afghanistan

A Village of Mallory Square, in a Letter to the Editor, blames president Biden for “abandoning” American citizens in Afghanistan.

Sumter County Republican Club has become a clique

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Bonita resident objects to an upcoming fundraiser being put on by the Sumter County Republican Club.

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