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Sanitize the Sumter County Commission cesspool

Writing in an Opinion piece, Villager Scott Fenstermaker argues its time to sanitize the Sumter County Commission "cesspool."

Sudden Sumter County riches won’t save Developer’s puppet commissioners

With a crucial election a month away, the Developer-controlled Sumter County Commission’s last-ditch effort to cut taxes is too little too late.

Remembering my high school summer job

Columnist Barry Evans reflects on his high school days and his summer job at the old A&P grocery store.

Protecting yourself from COVID-19

Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers the latest tips on protecting yourself from the Coronavirus.

Congressman Webster offers update on government relief opportunities

Congressman Daniel Webster offers an update on government relief opportunities being made available through debit cards and unemployment benefits.

The Villages no longer Florida’s Friendliest Hometown

Villager Miles Zaremski, writing in an Opinion piece, makes the case that The Villages is no longer Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

The Power of One

Villager Nancy Jordan Blackmore, writing in an Opinion piece, examines the "power of one."

Take back your right to vote

Writing in an Opinion piece, Villager John Kastura encourages his fellow Sumter County residents to take back their right to vote.

It’s high time Villagers take COVID-19 seriously as outbreak sweeps across community

The local COVID-19 outbreak is no laughing matter and it requires the immediate attention of Villagers and other area residents.

Through the years we always found a way to have fireworks

Columnist Barry Evans writes aside from the fact that July 4th still follows the 3rd, life doesn’t seem the same this year.

Guess who’s going to be voting by mail

Iris Hageney, writing in an Opinion piece, asks us to guess who will be voting by mail this election cycle.

Let’s imagine a few things about Joe Biden

Villager John Shewchuk, writing in an Opinion piece, asks us to imagine a few things about Joe Biden.

Why I voted against George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Congressman Daniel Webster explains why he voted against the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

Everyone take a deep breath and stop this insanity

A Village of Lynnhaven resident, writing in an Opinion piece, has a message for Villagers who made national news over the weekend thanks to a golf cart parade in support of President Trump: Congratulations! You made The Villages look like a joke.

The mystery surrounding the death of President Zachary Taylor

President Zachary Taylor was perfectly healthy in 1850 when he ate large amounts of raw fruit while attending a fund-raising celebration at the construction site of the Washington Monument. Five days later he was dead. Dr. Gabe Mirkin delves into this medical mystery.

Villages Developer’s dirty tactics could steal Sumter County elections

The Villages Developer and his family should be ashamed of themselves for such blatant attempts to influence the outcome of the upcoming Sumter County Commission races in the August Primary Election.

Better hurry for your Eskimo pie

Columnist Barry Evans writes that being a retiree during a pandemic means you have a lot of time on your hands. He offers some advice.

Arthroscopic knee surgery usually useless

Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers advice on knee surgery. You may want to save your money.