80.7 F
The Villages
Thursday, April 18, 2024

New gate has become busy entry point for The Villages

A new gate has become a busy entry point for The Villages.

The gate attendant at the Village of Lake Denham has a very busy job these days as more and more traffic is pouring in off of County Road 470 and onto Meggison Road.

The gate at the Village of Lake Denham has become a busy entry point for The Villages.
The gate at the Village of Lake Denham has become a busy entry point for The Villages.

Many motorists have found it’s easier to exit the Florida Turnpike and gain access to The Villages through the gate at the Village of Lake Denham, which is located in the Leesburg section of The Villages, which is located in Lake County.

The Village of Lake Denahm
The entrance to the Village of Lake Denham is located at County Road 470 and Meggison Road.

The greater flow of traffic on Meggison Road has been a concern for residents of the Village of Citrus Grove and the Village of Cason Hammock. Residents are concerned about golf cart and pedestrian traffic intermingling with automobiles in the busy Sawgrass Grove area. Residents have long predicted that the greater influx of traffic from County Road 470 will only exacerbate traffic problems in their area.

Those residents have taken their concerns before the Sumter County Commission and Community Development District 13.

The press is biased against Trump

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Osceola Hills makes the case that the press is biased against former President Trump.

Former Morse South Gate attendant offers a little perspective

A former Morse South Gate attendant, in a Letter to the Editor, offers a little perspective after another letter writer was critical of attendants working that gate.

A lot of our presidents have committed adultery

A Village of Piedmont resident responds to Ralph Bennett’s assertion that Donald Trump is a fake Christian and she claims that many of our presidents have committed adultery. Read her Letter to the Editor.

DeSantis’ extreme agenda pushing medical providers out of Florida

A Village of Santo Domingo resident, in a Letter to the Editor, warns that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ extreme agenda is pushing medical providers out of Florida.

Traffic congestion makes it a long haul to Villages High School at Middleton

A parent of a student at The Villages High School at Middleton says it’s a long haul through heavy traffic to get back and forth to the new campus.