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Friday, August 12, 2022

County commissioners suspended prior to any conviction

To the Editor:

Like many other Villagers, I was disappointed by the Governor’s action to suspend two our our duly elected officials (Miller and Search, County Commissioners) after they were accused – not tried, not convicted – of perjury. If you are an American who cherishes our values you too should be upset about this overreach and interference, by Gov. DeSantis, in our local election.
Reed Panos’ recent article gives a superb explanation, with links to facts, about this issue. He is spot on in his analysis and description. I agree with all he has said – couldn’t have said it better.
Click here for Mr. Panos’ commentary:
All Sumter County citizens, regardless of party affiliation, should be concerned about this usurpation of our election results. I don’t think any of us should accept this type of abuse of power.

Diane Ruggiero
Village of Osceola Hills

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Spend the money on amenities not windmill and water tower

In a Letter to the Editor, a couple from the Leyton Villas writes that the money to be spent on the replacement of the windmill and water tower at Brownwood would be better spent on improved amenities.

Morse family can pay for windmill and water tower

A Village of Monarch Grove resident, in Letter to the Editor, contends that the Morse family can pay for the replacement of the windmill and water tower at Brownwood Paddock Square.

Colors add a breath of fresh air

A resident of the Historic Side of The Villages says a home with controversial colors is actually a breath of fresh air. Read her Letter to the Editor.

President Trump’s home invasion

A Village of Buttonwood resident sounds off on the FBI raid at the home of former President Trump. Read his Letter to the Editor.

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