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Residents invited to enjoy spring art show Saturday at Colony Cottage

Residents are invited to enjoy the spring art show Saturday at Colony Cottage Recreation Center.

Remembering a legendary alligator who was looking for love

Jennifer Meddick of the Village of Collier has fond memories of Larry, a legendary alligator who lived in The Villages.

Truman Recreation Center and family pool will be closed Friday

The Truman Recreation Center indoor facilities, outdoor facilities and family pool will be closed for maintenance Friday, April 19.

DeSantis’ extreme agenda pushing medical providers out of Florida

A Village of Santo Domingo resident, in a Letter to the Editor, warns that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ extreme agenda is pushing medical providers out of Florida.

Villager gets first hole-in-one while golfing at Mickylee Pitch & Putt

Bonnie Ennis got her first hole-in-one at Hole #15 at the Mickylee Pitch & Putt Course. If you get a hole-in-one, share the news at news@villages-news.com

Traffic congestion makes it a long haul to Villages High School at Middleton

A parent of a student at The Villages High School at Middleton says it’s a long haul through heavy traffic to get back and forth to the new campus.

George Washington tried to warn us

A reader from Stonecrest, in a Letter to the Editor, reminds us of words of warning from George Washington.

Take steps to protect yourself from skin cancer

Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers important advice about protecting yourself from skin cancer.

Villager arrested after visit to his neighborhood swimming pool

A Villager was arrested after a visit to his neighborhood swimming pool.

Villager charged in fraudulent worker’s comp claim against employer

A Village of Chitty Chatty man has been charged with pursuing a fraudulent worker’s compensation claim against his former employer.

78-year-old Villager jailed after defying judge’s order

A 78-year-old Villager has been jailed without bond after defying a judge’s order and returning to his home.

Mexican native arrested on felony driving charge at gate in The Villages

A native of Mexico was arrested on a felony driving charge near an entrance gate in The Villages.

Trespasser with syringe arrested while showering at RV resort

A trespasser with a used syringe was arrested while showering at a RV resort in Wildwood.

Sumter County sheriff candidates will be featured in forum

The Republican Assembly of Sumter County will hold a sheriff candidates forum this week.

Telecommunicators are our unsung heroes

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week honors the thousands of men and women who respond to emergency calls and render life-saving assistance to the world’s citizens.

Garbage truck worker killed in mishap at Spruce Creek South

A garbage truck worker was killed in a mishap Tuesday morning at Spruce Creek South.

Bring back the pool attendants so IDs can be checked

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager remembers that when she moved here there were attendants checking IDs at the pools. She contends it’s time to bring back the pool attendants.

Villager captures photo of alligator relaxing in pond

Cindy Farkus captured this photo of an alligator looking into the camera at a pond in the Village of Collier. Share your alligator photos at news@villages-news.com

Red Sox Nation members will be showing off their favorite memorabilia

Red Sox Nation members will be showing off their favorite memorabilia in a meeting this week in The Villages.

Someone is going to get killed at Morse Gate

A Village of Mira Mesa resident is afraid someone is going to get killed if a problem is not addressed.

Truman Executive Golf Course in terrible shape!

A Village of Mallory Square resident recently played the Truman Executive Golf Course and reports that the course was in terrible shape. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Villager set to star in upcoming play gets fourth hole-in-one

A Villager set to appear in an upcoming play got his fourth hole-in-one. If you get a hole-in-one, share the news at news@villages-news.com

81-year-old Villager arrested after fender bender at shopping plaza

An 81-year-old Villager was arrested after a fender bender at Pinellas Plaza.

Commissioner casts deciding vote on controversial annexation of pastureland

A Lady Lake commissioner cast a deciding vote Monday night on the controversial annexation of 24 acres of pastureland.