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Pedestrian dies after being struck by pickup on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Leesburg

A 56-year-old pedestrian was killed Saturday night when he was struck by a vehicle on a busy highway in Leesburg.

Leesburg man allegedly wielding bat and knife killed in deputy-involved shooting

A Leesburg man accused of coming at law enforcement with a bat in one hand and a knife in the other was killed in a deputy-involved shooting on Sunday.

Wildwood Commission gives final blessing to healthy $56.9 million budget

Wildwood commissioners on Monday night gave final approval to a $56.9 million budget and OK'd an agreement that could result in permanent food trucks in The Villages.

Summerfield woman calls for help after minibike goes missing from carport

A Summerfield woman called a Marion County sheriff’s deputy for help Wednesday night after realizing her minibike was missing.

Summerfield man behind bars after purse stolen from Belleview pool hall

A Summerfield man was nabbed Wednesday after a woman claimed he stole her purse from a Belleview pool hall last week.

Sumter sheriff seeks help in nabbing bandit who hit Bushnell Wal-Mart

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are searching for a bandit who ripped off the Bushell Wal-Mart earlier this week.

SeaBreeze Recreation Center to be closed for quarterly cleaning

The SeaBreeze Recreation Center will be closed for quarterly cleaning.

Villages and Sumter County firefighters scramble to possible house fire in Wildwood

Crews from The Villages Public Safety Department responded alongside units from Sumter County Fire Rescue to a possible house fire in Wildwood on Saturday.
El Santiago Recreation Center

El Santiago Recreation Center parking lot will be resurfaced

The El Santiago Recreation Center Parking Lot will be closed for resurfacing. We've got the dates.

Popular dog park in The Villages will be closed for maintenance

A popular dog park in The Villages will be closed for maintenance. We've got details.