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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Villager arrested on warrant charging him with attempted murder

A 72-year-old Villager was being held without bond following his weekend arrest on a warrant charging him with felony attempted murder with a firearm.

Lady Lake salutes longtime police detective upon his retirement

Lady Lake officials saluted a longtime police detective upon his retirement.

Homeless man arrested with fentanyl at Spanish Springs Town Square

A homeless man was arrested with fentanyl at Spanish Springs Town Square.

Suspect shoplifter arrested with meth at Walmart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza

A suspect shoplifter was arrested with methamphetamine at the Walmart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza in The Villages.

Community Watch employee won’t face prosecution in DUI case

A Community Watch employee won’t face prosecution in a case in which she had been arrested on a charge of driving under the influence.

Applications continue to be accepted for vacancy on CDD 5 board

Applications will be accepted through Oct. 11 for a vacancy on the Community Development District 5 Board of Supervisors.

Manatee Recreation Center’s Withlacoochee Room will be closed

The Manatee Recreation Center’s Withlacoochee Room will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Woman jailed after allegedly stabbing live-in man friend with piece of broken vase

A woman was jailed after allegedly stabbing her live-in man friend with a piece of a broken vase.

The Villages SAR chapter will learn about history of pirates

The Villages SAR chapter in a meeting on Saturday will learn about the history of pirates. Visitors are welcome at the meeting.

Stalking suspect with red rose in vase arrested after unwelcome visit to woman’s home

A stalking suspect with a red rose in a vase was arrested after paying an unwelcome visit to a woman’s home.

The Villages head of hospitality named to lead newly created CDD 15 board

The Villages head of hospitality has been named to lead the newly created Community Development District 15 Board of Supervisors.

Mother facing sentencing after inflicting skull fracture on child in The Villages

A mother is facing sentencing after inflicting a skull fracture on her young daughter at a home in The Villages.

50-bed inpatient rehab hospital to be built south of State Road 44 in The Villages

A 50-bed inpatient rehab hospital wlll be built south of State Road 44 in The Villages.

Villager whose strange behavior frightened neighbors found incompetent

A Villager whose strange behavior frightened her neighbors has been found incompetent.

National Night Out set Tuesday at First Responders Recreation Center

This year’s National Night Out will take place Tuesday at First Responders Recreation Center.

Deadline this week to apply for supervisor vacancy on CDD 2 board

The deadline is this week for applicants for a vacancy on the Community Development District 2 Board of Supervisors.

Burnsed pickleball and tennis courts are being resurfaced

The Burnsed Recreation Center pickleball and tennis courts are closed for resurfacing.

New Yorker enters plea in DUI case after golf cart mishap at Cody’s

A New Yorker has entered a plea in connection with a drunk driving arrest after a golf cart mishap at Cody’s Original Roadhouse at Brownwood in The Villages.

Manatee Recreation Center and family pool will be closed Friday

The Manatee Recreation Center indoor facilities, outdoor facilities and family pool will be closed for maintenance on Friday, Oct. 7.

Sinkholes open up at golf course in The Villages in wake of Hurricane Ian

Two sinkholes have opened up at a golf course in The Villages in the wake of Hurricane Ian.

The Villages to present plan for 3,000 more homes southwest of Florida Turnpike

The Villages will present a plan to a special magistrate this week for 3,000 more homes in the Villages of Southern Oaks.

No arrest in hit-and-run that left woman dead on Rolling Acres Road

A lonely sign blows in the wind on Rolling Acres Road, calling for “Justice For Jamie.”

Rapidly growing Lady Lake to consider freezing annexations for six months

The Town of Lady Lake is considering a freeze on annexations for six months to allow for a comprehensive analysis of the hundreds of acres it has recently annexed.

Villager serves 10 days in jail after caught driving after losing license in DUI

A Village of Marsh Bend resident has wrapped up a 10-day jail sentence after he was caught behind the wheel of a car after losing his license in a drunk driving conviction.