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What Community Development District am I in ?

Ever wonder what Community Development District you live in here in The Village? We've got a list matching villages with CDDs.

Villages 101: Florida’s Friendliest Hometown once hosted college all-star football game

It was an unlikely pairing – a college all-star football game and retirees. But that’s exactly what happened on Jan. 31, 2004 when The Villages Gridiron Classic was played at the polo fields.

Creating wigs and pottery treasures make this Villager’s world go around

Village of Amelia resident Shelley Martin has always had a thing for dealing in lines, angles and distance – talents that led her to styling wigs and creating handmade pottery.

Lady Lake police nab Weirsdale man at gas station in The Villages

Lady Lake police apprehended a Weirsdale man driving on a suspended license.

Lake County Sheriff Grinnell lauds deputy for life-saving measures on bleeding man

A Lake County sheriff’s deputy is being praised for saving a man’s life last year.

Bridgeport Recreation Center to be closed for quarterly cleaning

The Bridgeport Recreation Center will be closed for quarterly cleaning. We've got the dates.

Bicyclist injured after struck by golf cart in The Villages

A bicyclist was injured early Saturday afternoon after she was struck by a golf cart in The Villages.

High-profile GOP visits prove Sumter County is on Trump’s radar

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to the Sumter County Fairgrounds on Thursday sent a clear message to many who attended the event – Sumter County clearly is on the radar of the Trump administration.

Community Watch helps catch Villager sipping cocktail from Yeti cup

A Villager with a cocktail in a Yeti cup was arrested on a drunk driving charge at SeaBreeze Recreation Center.

Villager arrested at Villages Health office wins right to care for husband with Alzheimer’s

A Villager who was arrested at a local medical office has won the right to care for her husband, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.