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Villager’s son suing President Biden over federal mask mandate

The son of a Villager has filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden over a mask mandate that he claims has left him stranded in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

Firefighters investigate power surge sparked by lightning at town square

Firefighters were called Sunday evening to Spanish Springs Town Square. Villages-News.com's David Towns was at the scene.

Lightning a serious danger during summer months in The Villages

New residents may not be aware of the lightning risk living here in The Villages where it is common to experience over 100 days a year with lightning – particularly in the summer months. Len Hathaway guides us through the dangers of lightning in the first installment of a three-part series.

Naked woman nabbed last month in more trouble after altercations at jail

A naked woman nabbed last month after terrorizing customers at an Aldi grocery is in more trouble following altercations at the jail.

Assisted living worker enters plea in brawl in which ‘all hell broke loose’

A woman has entered a plea in connection with a brawl that left a fellow worker with a broken arm at an assisted living facility in The Villages.

Lead rider for Patriot Guard will speak to DAR chapter in The Villages

The local lead rider for the Patriot Guard motorcycle organization will speak this week to the John Bartram Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in The Villages.

Paradise Recreation Center pickleball courts being resurfaced

The Paradise Recreation Center pickleball and tennis courts will be closed for resurfacing through Saturday, June 19.

Mulberry Grove Recreation Center and sports pool to be closed for cleaning

The Mulberry Grove Recreation Center, indoor facilities, fitness club, outdoor facilities and sports pool will be closed for quarterly cleaning. We've got the date.

Local car saleswoman sentenced in tirade aimed at police officers

A woman who sells cars at a prominent local auto dealership has been sentenced in connection with a tirade earlier this year aimed at police officers.

Summerfield man critically injured when SUV towing trailer overturns

A Summerfield man was critically injured Sunday morning when his SUV which was towing a trailer overturned on a roadway in Sumter County.

District government to rent office space over City Fire from the Developer

The Villages District government has inked a deal to rent office space from the Developer over the City Fire restaurant at Lake Sumter Landing.

Villager ordered into anger management after parking battle at Walmart

A Villager has been ordered into anger management as the result of a parking battle at a Walmart in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

Villager officially charged in ‘Rogue Nation’ disruption at local school

A Villager has been officially charged in a “Rogue Nation” disruption at a local school.

Ohio man classified as ‘violent’ arrested after traffic stop in Sumter County

An Ohio man classified as “violent” was arrested after a traffic stop in Sumter County.

Wildwood officials invite residents to meeting on future of downtown

Wildwood officials are inviting residents to a meeting on the future of its downtown.

Spruce Creeker recalls teen years of sex, beer, cars and rock ’n roll

Villages-News.com special correspondent John Prince has the story of a Del Webb Spruce Creek resident’s memories of sex, beer, cars and rock ’n roll.

Teen arrested in gunpoint robbery at campground in Webster

A teenager has been arrested in a gunpoint robbery at a campground in Webster.

Club in The Villages will be offering free HAM radio classes

The Villages Amateur Radio Club will be offering free HAM radio classes. We've got details and an online link where you can sign up.

Suspect arrested in slaying of Wildwood teens ‘wanted to kill someone’

A 15-year-old arrested in the slaying last month of two Wildwood teenagers “wanted to kill someone.”

CDD 2 supervisor suggests cutting back on flowers to save money

A Community Development District 2 supervisor has suggested cutting back 10 percent on flowers to save residents’ money on maintenance assessment fees.

Son denies ownership of deceased mother’s home in reverse mortgage

A son has denied ownership of his deceased mother’s home in a reverse mortgage in The Villages.

HUD-owned home with mold raises concern of official in The Villages

A home owned by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development which has mold growing on it has raised the concern of an elected official in The Villages.

Another official in The Villages raises concern about water main breaks

Another official in The Villages has raised a concern about the number of water main breaks occurring in The Villages.

Village of Bonita man arrested on battery charge after alleged altercation

A Village of Bonita man was arrested on a battery charge after an altercation with a woman at his home.