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7 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida tops 760,000 cases of deadly virus

Seven more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 760,000 cases of the deadly virus.

Villagers for Veterans donates $100,000 toward all-female Villages Honor Flight

Villagers for Veterans donated a whopping $100,000 to Villages Honor Flight on Tuesday night to help fund an upcoming all-female flight to Washington, D.C. Villages-News.com's Larry D. Croom has the story.

Mayor Richards undergoing kidney dialysis three times a week

Long-time Lady Lake Mayor Jim Richards remains hospitalized and is undergoing kidney dialysis three times a week.

Official wants special magistrate after raucous meeting about apartments

A Lady Lake commissioner has called for the end to the town’s Planning & Zoning Board in favor of hiring a special magistrate.

Wildwood man nabbed with stolen gun as he approached Leesburg block party

A Wildwood man was jailed Sunday night after Leesburg Police officers reported seeing him walking toward a block party with a weapon in his pocket.

Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays Club returning to action amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Villages Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays Club is returning to active status from its hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Have an update on your club's activities? Share the news with us at [email protected]

Savannah Center and sports pool will be closed Sunday

The Savannah Center indoor facilities, outdoor facilities and sports pool will be closed for quarterly cleaning on Sunday, Oct. 25.

Upcoming opioid take-back day includes drop-off point in The Villages

Ocala Health, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Ocala Police Department are taking part in an upcoming opioid take-back day that includes a location in The Villages.

Eager early voters line up to cast ballots in and around The Villages

Voters in and around The Villages were out of the gate and headed for the polls on the first day of early voting in Florida. Villages-News.com's David Towns visited some early voting sites.

2 more local residents die of COVID-19 as new cases identified near The Villages

Two more local residents have lost their battles with the COVID-19 virus as cases continue to be identified just outside the confines of The Villages.

Sumter County residents can provide input online for comprehensive plan

Sumter County is encouraging its residents and businesses to participate online or in-person to provide input on updating the county’s comprehensive plan. We've got the link where you can go online and make your voice heard.

Ousted Lake County commissioner a surprise pitch for Lady Lake job

A Lady Lake commissioner on Monday night pitched an ousted Lake County commissioner to serve as the temporary town manager.

Brightview golf course maintenance manager sentenced to probation

A Brightview golf course maintenance manager has been placed on probation after punching his son who spilled macaroni and cheese on a kitchen counter.

Lady Lake father formally charged in shooting that killed son

A Lady Lake father has been formally charged in an accidental shooting that claimed the life of his 12-year-old son.

High-speed chase on I-75 ends with DUI arrest at Wildwood restaurant

A high-speed chase on Interstate 75 ended with a drunk driving arrest at a Wildwood restaurant.

Lake Deaton RV Park resident arrested after spotted driving over median

A Lake Deaton RV Park resident was arrested after he was spotted driving over a median on State Road 44.

Honduran construction worker nabbed for driving without license

A construction worker from Honduras was arrested after he was caught driving without a license.

Area residents invited to attend upcoming ‘Back the Blue Rally’ in Wildwood

Area residents will be able to show their appreciation for first responders at an upcoming event in Wildwood.