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Villagers send strong anti-apartment message ahead of Sumter County hearing

Villagers are sending a strong anti-apartment message ahead of a Sumter County zoning hearing that could clear the way for multi-family housing at numerous locations in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

Illinois golfer provides false phone number after shattering window in The Villages

An Illinois golfer provided a false phone number after shattering a window in The Villages.

Increase in trash pickup fees coming Oct. 1 to most of The Villages

An increase in trash pickup fees is coming Oct. 1 to most of The Villages.

8 more local residents die of COVID-19 as new cases pop up in Villages-area

Eight more local residents have died of COVID-19 as new cases continued to be reported Thursday in and around The Villages.

Vehicle with bullet holes abandoned in parking lot of church in The Villages

A vehicle with bullet holes was found abandoned in the parking lot of a church in The Villages.

Driver arrested after leaving Wildwood Middle High School

A woman driving without a license was arrested after leaving Wildwood Middle High School.

Villages construction worker nabbed after allegedly striking bicyclist in Leesburg

A man who identified himself as a Villages construction worker found himself behind bars Tuesday night after fleeing from a Leesburg Police officer who reported seeing him hit a bicyclist with his vehicle.

Woman arrested after traffic stop at Denny’s in The Villages

A woman was arrested after a traffic stop at Denny’s restaurant in The Villages.

Fruitland Park woman nabbed after failing to scan items at Summerfield Wal-Mart

A Fruitland Park woman was jailed Tuesday night after failing to scan $27.86 worth of items at the Summerfield Wal-Mart.

Captiva Recreation Center and outdoor facilities closed Sunday

The Captiva Recreation Center Indoor and outdoor facilities will be temporarily closed for quarterly cleaning and maintenance on Sunday, Sept. 20.

Lady Lake to hear another pitch to pipe water to Sumter County

Lady Lake leaders next week will hear another pitch to pipe water from the town to a proposed development in Sumter County.

78-year-old Villager jailed without bond after violating DUI probation

A 78-year-old Villager has been jailed without bond after violating her probation on a drunk driving charge.

Gas station to be torn down and rebuilt with car wash on Historic Side

A gas station will be torn down and rebuilt with a car wash on the Historic Side of The Villages.

24% of local COVID-19 cases reported in long-term care and correctional facilities

More than 24 percent of the COVID-19 cases in the tri-county area have been identified in long-term care facilities and correctional facilities.

7 more local residents succumb to COVID-19 as Florida tops 13,000 virus-related victims

Seven more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as Florida topped 13,000 deaths connected to the fast-spreading virus.

41-year-old Coleman man arrested after alleged sex with 16-year-old

A 41-year-old Coleman man was arrested after allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old.

Intoxicated suicidal man shot and wounded by deputies in Wildwood

A man who was believed to be intoxicated and suicidal was shot and wounded by Sumter County sheriff’s deputies in Wildwood.

Lady Lake car wash bandit nabbed on outstanding warrants at minimart

A 35-year-old Summerfield man found himself behind bars Monday morning after being arrested on outstanding Lake County warrants.