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7-Eleven with car wash to be built at Eagles Nest Road and U.S. Hwy. 27/441

A new 7-Eleven with a car wash will be built at Eagles Nest Road and U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Fruitland Park. We've got a look at the plans.

Villager armed with knife arrested at recreation center after golf cart road rage incident

A Villager armed with a knife was arrested at a recreation center after a golf cart road rage incident.

Villager arrested at her home after alleged confrontation at local hotel

A 66-year-old Villager was arrested at her home after an alleged confrontation at a local hotel.

Woman arrested at Oxford Oaks after finding suspicious texts on husband’s phone

A woman was arrested at the Oxford Oaks subdivision after finding suspicious texts on her husband’s phone.

DUI suspect nabbed after fleeing through construction zone on U.S. Hwy. 27/441

A drunk driving suspect was nabbed after fleeing through a construction zone on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Lady Lake.

Wildwood police apprehend man driving on expired license

Wildwood police apprehended a man driving on an expired license.

Christmas train show coming to Colony Cottage Recreation Center

A Christmas train show is coming this week to Colony Cottage Recreation Center.

Judges select winners at Sumter County District Science Fair

Sumter County hosted its first District Science Fair where the best and brightest middle and high school students were able to share their science research, experimental designs, and interesting conclusions with a host of judges from a variety of professions. 

Historian to speak to Sons of American Revolution about pivotal southern campaign

The Villages Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution will host Stewart Dunaway, who will be speaking on the southern campaign of the Revolutionary War. Visitors are welcome.

Trio letting Santa Claus know they’ve been ‘doggone good’

A trio of dogs in The Villages is letting Santa Claus know they’ve been “doggone good.” Show off your holiday pet! Share a photo at [email protected]

CDDs to discuss unpaid fines at homes in The Villages owned by dead people

Four community development district boards this week will be discussing unpaid deed compliance fines racked up at homes in The Villages owned by dead people.

Squatter in The Villages freed on theft charge and disappears again

A woman arrested while squatting at a home in The Villages has been freed on a theft charge but now the court can’t find her.

Villager sentenced on DUI charge after crashing Lexus in roundabout

A Villager has been sentenced on a drunk driving charge after crashing his Lexus earlier this year in a roundabout.

Attorney general offers tips for protecting yourself while shopping for holidays

Attorney General Ashley Moody has released the 2021 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide aimed at protecting holiday shoppers from online scams, recalled products, charity fraud and more. We’ve got the link that will take you to the guide.

Attorneys for father accused of killing daughter trying to save him from possible death penalty

Attorneys for a father accused of killing his young daughter are trying to save him from a possible death penalty sentence.

Free magic showcase expo set this month in The Villages

A feee magic showcase expo is set this month in The Villages. We've got details.

Neighbor jailed after allegedly pointing rifle at family putting up Christmas lights

A neighbor has been jailed after allegedly pointing a rifle at a family putting up Christmas lights.

Chatham Recreation Center tennis courts to be closed for fence maintenance

The Chatham Recreation Center tennis courts will be closed for fence maintenance. We've got the dates.

Tierra Del Sol Recreation Center and pool to be closed Sunday

The Tierra Del Sol Recreation Center indoor facilities, outdoor facilities and adult pool will be closed on Sunday, Dec. 12.

CylieCabaret warms up for the holidays in Tierra Del Sol North

CylieCabaret has been warming up for the holidays in the Village of Tierra Del Sol North. Show off your holiday pet! Share a photo at [email protected]

Fines to be forgiven at property mired in The Villages’ legal settlement with rogue realtor

Deed compliance fines in the amount of $1,750 are set to be forgiven at a property mired in a legal settlement between The Villages and a former sales representative who went rogue.

Sex offender freed from prison moves in near family pool in The Villages

A 60-year-old sex offender released last month from a Florida prison has moved in with his mother near a family swimming pool in The Villages.

CDD 4 supervisors want to hear from residents on cleaning up abandoned homes

Community Development District 4 supervisors want to hear from residents about cleaning up abandoned homes.

Lady Lake Christmas Parade brings holiday cheer to thousands of spectators

Thousand of spectators lined the parade route Saturday morning as the Lady Lake Christmas Parade marched down Old Dixie Highway. Villages-News.com's David Towns was there.