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Sumter County residents can provide input online for comprehensive plan

Sumter County is encouraging its residents and businesses to participate online or in-person to provide input on updating the county’s comprehensive plan. We've got the link where you can go online and make your voice heard.

Brightview golf course maintenance manager sentenced to probation

A Brightview golf course maintenance manager has been placed on probation after punching his son who spilled macaroni and cheese on a kitchen counter.

Lady Lake father formally charged in shooting that killed son

A Lady Lake father has been formally charged in an accidental shooting that claimed the life of his 12-year-old son.

High-speed chase on I-75 ends with DUI arrest at Wildwood restaurant

A high-speed chase on Interstate 75 ended with a drunk driving arrest at a Wildwood restaurant.

Lake Deaton RV Park resident arrested after spotted driving over median

A Lake Deaton RV Park resident was arrested after he was spotted driving over a median on State Road 44.

Honduran construction worker nabbed for driving without license

A construction worker from Honduras was arrested after he was caught driving without a license.

Competency evaluation ordered for Villager who threw fit over utility bill

A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Villager who threw a fit over his utility bill and was arrested at Lake Sumter Landing.

Villager completes anger management course after drunken scuffle

A Villager has completed an anger management course after a drunken scuffle at a restaurant at Lake Sumter Landing.

Villager to perform community service after lovers’ quarrel at Brownwood

A Villager has been ordered to perform 40 hours community service after a lovers' quarrel at Brownwood Paddock Square.

Man suffering apparent medical emergency arrested outside Longhorn Steakhouse

A man suffering an apparent medical emergency was arrested outside Longhorn Steakhouse in Lady Lake.

Woman nabbed on fourth DUI as passenger hands off drink to teen son

A woman was nabbed on her fourth drunk driving charge while a passenger handed off a drink to her teen son during a traffic stop.

Citizens First teller helps nab suspect with fraudulent Villages Health check

A Citizens First Bank teller helped nabbed a suspect who was trying to cash a fraudulent check from The Villages Health.

Summerfield woman arrested after fraudulent return at Wal-Mart

A Summerfield woman was arrested after allegedly attempting to return merchandise for which she did not pay at Wal-Mart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza in The Villages.

Woman escapes from abductor who allegedly killed teen at her home in Sumter County

A woman escaped from an abductor who allegedly killed a teenager at her home Saturday morning in Sumter County.

Gun stolen from employee’s vehicle at specialty care center in Lady Lake

A gun was stolen from an employee’s vehicle at a specialty care center in Lady Lake.

Dog impounded after traffic stop at Home Depot parking lot

Two people were arrested and their dog was impounded after a traffic stop in the parking lot of Home Depot on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Lady Lake.

Sex offender from Michigan arrested after intoxicated battle over keys

A sex offender from Michigan was arrested after an intoxicated battle over a vehicle’s keys.

25-year-old Summerfield woman with sordid legal past back behind bars

A 25-year-old Summerfield woman with an extensive criminal record who once was arrested after a nasty tiff with her sister’s boyfriend over a cable modem is back behind bars.