Who are you?
Villages-News.com is an online newspaper providing news coverage of government, crime, classifieds, and local events for The Villages, Florida and its surrounding communities in Lake, Sumter, and Marion counties.
Who owns your website?
Villages-News.com is 100% independently locally-owned and operated. We are the only independent news source for the largest retirement community in the United States.
Do you offer a Premium Subscription?
Yes. We offer a Premium Newsletter email every day with all the current headlines, events, classifieds,and local photos as well as breaking news alerts. Click here to find out more.
Why should I get a Premium Subscription?
While our website is free to access, many of our readers prefer the convenience of a daily email with all the latest content delivered to their inbox every morning. Additionally, we count on
How can I submit an obituary for publication?
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.
Do you only post obituaries for Villages residents?
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.
How do I submit a news story?
You may submit a news tip, story idea, or press release to our staff for consideration by using this form. Villages-News.com reserves all rights of publication.
Why am I not receiving your emails?
Make sure and check your spam folders and add [email protected] to your contacts/approved senders. You can also enter your information here to make sure you haven't been unsubscribed (some email providers do this on their own).
How do I send you a letter to the editor?
You may submit a letter to the editor for consideration by using this form.
What information do I have to include in my letter?
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).
Can anyone submit a letter to the editor or do you have to live in The Villages?
There are no limits on who may submit a letter to the editor. Villages-News.com reserves all rights of publication.