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Marion County Fire Rescue mourns loss of firefighter stationed in The Villages

A Marion County firefighter who was assigned to Station 10 in The Villages has died.

Summerfield stroke victim calls for help after realizing she was victim of fraud

A 69-year-old Summerfield woman called a Marion County sheriff’s deputy for help Monday after realizing she was the victim of fraud.

Villages Bead Club gearing up for annual handmade jewelry sale

Members of The Villages Bead Club are preparing for the group’s annual sale on Friday, Nov. 1.

Hearing Loss Association to meet at Churchill Street Recreation Center

The Hearing Loss Association of America-Central Florida will meet 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5  in the Triple Crown Room at the Churchill Street Recreation Center.

Villages Masonic Lodge holding ‘Rusty Nail’ degree in November

The Villages Masonic Lodge is holding a “Rusty Nail” degree next month in Wildwood.

Sumter County commissioners set public hearing on impact fees

Sumter County has room for growth in its roadway impact fees charged to developers, according to a comprehensive study by Tindale Oliver, a Tampa consulting firm that specializes in transportation, community planning and public finance.

POA members seek answers about 25 percent tax hike from Sumter County administrator

Sumter County Administrator Bradley Arnold found himself on the hot seat on Tuesday night as he answered questions from Property Owners’ Association members about the recent 25 percent tax hike.

New ale house restaurant could be opening as soon as December

A new restaurant could open as early as December. We've got details.

Villager suspected of DUI arrested after tripped up at Hemingway gate

A Villager suspected of drunk driving was arrested after she was tripped up at the gate at the entrance to the Village of Hemingway.

K-9 alerts on Cadillac Escalade near Brownwood Paddock Square

A K-9 alerted on a Cadillac Escalade near Brownwood Paddock Square, leading to a drug arrest.