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Villager strikes out in request for metal roof at his courtyard villa

A homeowner struck out in his request before the Architectural Review Committee on Wednesday morning for a metal roof on his courtyard villa.

Man jailed after violating court order protecting 68-year-old Villager

A man has been jailed without bond after violating a court order issued to protect a woman living in The Villages.

Temple Shalom installs new rabbi as it celebrates 18th anniversary 

Temple Shalom of Central Florida has reached a milestone as it is now 18 years old. It also has a new rabbi.

Villager’s daughter-in-law serves as guest conductor with New Horizons Band

A Villager’s daughter-in-law took a turn Tuesday night as guest conductor with the New Horizons Band in The Villages. We've got a report that includes video.

Sumter County Special Olympics looking for volunteers and coaches

Sumter County Special Olympics is looking for anyone interested in coaching, assistant coach or volunteering with the organization.

Wildwood man arrested with marijuana and cocaine after K-9 alerts on his vehicle

A Wildwood man was arrested with marijuana and cocaine after a K-9 alerted on his vehicle during a traffic stop.

Sleepy Villager at wheel in crash that forced closure of Rolling Acres Road

A sleepy Villager was at the wheel in a crash Monday morning that forced the closure of Rolling Acres Road.

Bear captured on surveillance in Wildwood

A bear was captured on surveillance early Monday morning at the Wildwood Country Resort at State Road 44 and Buena Vista Boulevard.

Four teens jailed after violent minimart robbery in Wildwood that could be gang-related

Four juveniles are behind bars in Sumter County and one man is still on the loose following a violent armed robbery at a Wildwood minimart late Friday night that could be gang-related. We've got video from a press conference.

Lady Lake commissioner voices frustration over tree removal bill on governor’s desk

Lady Lake Commissioner Dan Vincent made one thing clear Monday night – he’s not happy with a tree removal bill that’s sitting on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk.

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