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Monday, June 24, 2024


The Villages has the second-highest increase in home sales among Florida metropolitan areas this year

The Villages has seen double-digit percentage increases this year in the number of homes sold and the number of townhouses/condominiums sold over last year, ranking it second among all Florida metropolitan areas.

Notorious hoarder who threatened mother back behind bars

A notorious hoarder who has been accused of threatening his mother’s life is back behind bars.

Dumpster diver arrested with methamphetamine at Best Buy

A Dumpster diver was arrested with methamphetamine at Best Buy at Village Crossroads shopping center.

Woman armed with sharpening tool threatens man preparing food for dogs

A woman armed with a sharpening tool was arrested after allegedly threatening to kill a man who was preparing food for his dogs.

Paradise Dog Park will remain closed through July 7

The Paradise Dog Park will be closed through July 7 for maintenance and sod installation.

Suspect arrested in stolen vehicle with bogus temporary tag

A suspect was arrested in a stolen vehicle with a bogus temporary tag.

Woman with booze in Starbucks cup arrested on DUI charge

A woman who had booze in a Starbucks cup has been arrested on a charge of driving under the influence.

Surge protectors can safeguard electronic devices when lightning strikes

In our second installment in a three-part series on lightning, Len Hathaway looks at the value of surge protectors.

Mexican native in U.S. for six years arrested when caught driving

A native of Mexico who has been in the United States for six years was arrested when he was caught driving without a license.

When will elected leaders respond to our concerns about traffic?

Villager Robert Nyce, writing in an Opinion piece, would like to know when elected officials will respond to residents' concerns about traffic.

It might fit but it isn’t right

A member of the Parking Patrol snapped this photo of a golf cart taking up extra space meant for a vehicle using a handicapped parking spot. Share your Bad Parking photos at news@villages-news.com

Book banning in schools is out of control

A Village of Hawkins resident, responds to a previous letter writer about the sensitive topic of banned books.

Marxist ideologies are taking over our society

A Village of Sunset Pointe resident warns that Marxist ideologies are taking over our society. Read his Letter to the Editor.

County should never have approved poor road design

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager scolds the officials who are allowing the construction of many new homes without considering the impact on Rolling Acres Road.

Residents frustrated after grandkids move into home in The Villages

Residents are frustrated after four grandchildren moved into a home in The Villages and nothing has been done to remedy the situation.

Fire at home in The Villages serves as reminder of danger of lightning

After a house fire was sparked by lightning in The Villages, Len Hathaway offers some warnings about lightning during Lightning Safety Awareness Week.

Canal Street reopens to traffic after sinkhole patched and repaired

Canal Street has reopened to traffic after a sinkhole was patched and repaired.

Villager gets break in court in fierce battle over dead man’s home

A Villager has gotten a break in court after a fierce battle over a dead man’s home resulted in her arrest.

Villager enters plea in wake of golf cart DUI arrest

A Villager has entered a plea to a charge of driving under the influence following his arrest earlier this month after leaving Lake Sumter Landing in a golf cart.

Pine Ridge pool and postal facility parking lot to be sealed

The Pine Ridge Neighborhood Recreation Area will be having the parking lot sealed and striped Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28.

Palestinians are the ones who raised their children to join Hamas

A Village of Fernandina resident offers applause for a fellow resident who stood up for Israel in a previous Letter to Editor.

Yankees fan enjoys priority parking at Pinellas Plaza

A member of the Parking Patrol snapped this photo of a New York Yankees fan who apparently enjoys priority parking at Pinellas Plaza.

Fearful woman flees to Publix after attack by man with history of violence

A fearful woman fled to Publix after an alleged attack by a man who has a history of violence.

Bradenton family pool will be closed on Thursday

The Bradenton Recreation Center family pool will be closed for maintenance on Thursday, June 27.