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The Villages
Friday, December 2, 2022

County Road 229 to be reconstructed to accommodate future growth

County Road 229 from State Road 44 to County Road 462 will be closed for reconstruction beginning Monday, Sept. 19. Residents and business driveways will be maintained and emergency vehicles will always be allowed. Driveways affected by construction activities will be notified at least 24 hours in advance. The expected detour opening date is the end of October.

This map shows where the work will be taking place
This map shows where the work will be taking place.

The Sumter County contractor will reconstruct CR 229 to accommodate future growth. The local homes and business owners will need to use caution while traveling CR 229, according to county officials.

Heavy machinery will be working near the travel way.

Good to see residents agree it’s time to end anonymous complaints

A Village of Liberty Park resident is glad to see that residents agree it’s time to end anonymous complaints. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Villages ID should be required at pools

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Lynnhaven resident writes that IDs should be required at swimming pools.

Scary situation at The Villages Hospital

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager describes a scary situation that occurred at The Villages Hospital.

I’ll never recommend The Villages Hospital for emergency treatment

A Village of Sabal Chase resident describes a terribly painful experience at UF Health-The Villages Hospital. Read his Letter to the Editor.

There should be a law against begging

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Piedmont resident contends that there should be a law against begging, particularly when children are at risk.