Frequently Asked Questions

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At the end of any story on Villages-News.com, find the sign up form:

New comments on Villages-News.com

You can choose to sign up using Email, Facebook, Google+, or Twitter.

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Open any story and scroll to the bottom of the page. You should see a “conversation” section. If there are comments, you will see a number by “conversation” (if there are no comments on a story, you will see a 0). You can also click on the “click here to view comments” button along the right side of the page.

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You can edit your username, picture, password, or profile by going to the top of the comments section and hovering over your username.

Adjusting profile in the comments section

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Find your comment and hover your cursor to the right side until you find a drop-down arrow with options:

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Find the “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” beneath the comment:

Up or down vote comments

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You can edit your notification preferences by visiting the conversation section, hovering over your username, and selecting “Settings.” Once you select settings, you will see a list of options including how often you are emailed by those commenting on your post.

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On the top menu of any page on Villages-News.com, click on “Events.” Beneath the opening paragraph, you should see a “Post Your Event” button in green. Once you select this button, a popup should appear to ask you for your event details.

NOTE: If you cannot see this popup, it is possible that you have popup-blocker enabled. Please ensure that your popup blocker is disabled. 

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Currently, users may not edit an event once it is published. As a result, it is imperative that you ensure that all of the details on your event are correct. Villages-News.com is not responsible for incorrect or misinformation in an event listing.

NOTE: If you have any questions or specific requests, you may always visit www.villages-news.com/contact-us

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Villages-News.com reserves the right of publication for any and all letter to the editor submissions. If your event was commercially soliciting, outside of our service area, or deemed inappropriate, it will not be published in our events section. For case-by-case questions, please visit www.villages-news.com/contact-us

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Do you have a business or professional seminar, lunch and learn, or other type of commercially soliciting event that you’d like to announce? Send your request to our advertising department by clicking here. 

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You may submit a letter to the editor for consideration by visiting https://www.villages-news.com/submit-letters-editor

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In order to be considered for publication, every letter submitted must contain your full name, the name of the Village or city in which you reside, and a subject line (i.e., title).

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There are no limits on who may submit a letter to the editor. Villages-News.com reserves all rights of publication.

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Please note, Villages-News.com accepts obituaries from local funeral homes and cremation facilities. We do not print obituaries that are submitted by individuals directly to Villages-News.com. If you would like more information, please reach out to the funeral home responsible for the arrangements.

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It is our policy to publish obituaries from The Villages and all surrounding cities, including but not limited to Lady Lake, Oxford, Wildwood, Fruitland Park, and Summerfield.

NOTE: Villages-News.com reserves the right to publish or remove any obituary from our publication. 

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You can search all obituaries by using the “search” feature on any page. At the top of any page of our website, find and select the “magnifying glass” icon. Enter the last name of the individual you are trying to find.

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Beginning January 1, 2018, Villages-News.com began offering a premium email newsletter subscription model. Our premium subscribers receive:

  1. Daily Email Newsletter at 5:30 a.m. with all of today’s stop stories
  2. Breaking news alerts directly to your email inbox

If you would like to sign up for our daily email newsletter, please click here. 

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It is possible that our emails are being diverted to your spam folder, or that they are being filtered into another folder, or that your email address has been unsubscribed from our subscription list. Please contact us by clicking here and selecting “Subscription Issues” under the drop down menu. Please make sure to provide your email address and full name and we will review our records to resolve the issue.

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If you do not want to sign up for our premium email newsletter, we also have the option to sign up for our standard email newsletter. The standard email newsletter includes one top story for the day. The standard email newsletter subscription does not include our other top stories, nor does it include any breaking news email alerts.

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You can send us an image by visiting our Contact Us page (www.villages-news.com/contact-us), by visiting our Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/TheVillagesNews), or by emailing news@villages-news.com.

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With all photo submissions, we will need your full name, your Village or city of residence, and where and when the photograph took place.

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You can search all photos by using the “search” feature on any page. At the top of any page of our website, find and select the “magnifying glass” icon. Enter the keywords associated with the photo you are trying to find.

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