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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Governor will appoint commissioner to represent The Villages in Marion County

Gov. Ron DeSantis will have the opportunity to appoint a commissioner in Marion County, who will represent the district which includes The Villages.

Marion County Commissioner Jeff Gold has announced that he will be stepping down from his post in July.

I have achieved everything I can as Marion County Commissioner and feel I can better serve the community, as well as the state and nation, in other capacities,” Gold wrote in his resignation letter.

Jeff Gold will be stepping down in July from the Marion County Commissoin
Jeff Gold will be stepping down in July from the Marion County Commission.

The governor will have the opportunity to appoint Gold’s successor.

Gold was elected to the District 3 seat in 2016.

District 3 includes the village of Briar Meadow, Calumet Grove, Chatham, Piedmont, Springdale and Woodbury.

Who asked the Developer to submit names for the fire district board?

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager wonders who asked the Developer to submit names for a yet-to-be-created fire district board?

Fire district charade

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Pennecamp resident calls out Sumter County officials on the “fire district charade.”

Why should Villagers north of State Road 44 pay for fire station down south?

A Village of Sanibel resident is wondering why Villagers north of State Road 44 should help pay for a fire station down south. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Daily Sun’s story on AED program prompts question from reader

A Villages Daily Sun story on the AED program prompted a question from a reader. Check out her Letter to the Editor.

Trump was completely delusional in TV interview

A Village of McClure resident contends former President Trump was delusional in an interview aired Sunday on “Meet the Press.”