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50 cartons of cigarettes stolen in smash-and-grab burglary at local gas station | Villages-News.com
Entry to the business was gained through the glass front door, according to an incident report from the Lady Lake Police Department. The door sustained about $1,000 in damage.
Florida student refused school lunch after being short 15 cents
ORANGE CITY, Fla. – A student at a Florida high school said she was denied getting lunch on her first day of school for coming up 15 cents short on her payment.The girl’s mother – Kimberly Aiken –told WKMGit happened to her daughter, who is a sophomore at University High School.Aiken said the cafete
Man arrested after traffic stop in parking lot of Publix in The Villages | Villages-News.com
When the deputy stopped the gold Oldsmobile driven by 32-year-old Monte Jacob Walsingham outside the Publix at 1566 Bella Cruz Drive, he smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the car. Walsingham told the deputy he didn’t have his driver’s license, registration or proof of insurance and provided a
Woman, struck killed while crossing Holly Hill road
HOLLY HILL, Fla.- A woman was struck and killed Thursday night in Holly Hill, police said.
Disrepair at boat docks at Lake Sumter Landing | Villages-News.com
I walk around Lake Sumter a lot and am amazed at how long the ramps near the boat ride and to the ‘pagoda’ have been in disrepair. The Villages has always seemed so immaculate and spotless, fresh and clean. I’ve also seen people climbing over the ropes to the pagoda which makes me think that someda
Armed bandit still on the loose after hitting Summerfield minimart | Villages-News.com
When deputies arrived at the Quick King, located at SE County Road 484, they quickly secured the scene and removed employees and customers from the store. They then spoke with a clerk who told them that a man with a beard who was wearing a hat, sunglasses and a white shirt came into the store, point
'I'm furious,' says woman whose son, 5, was found walking home from school alone
Sara Tavares said her son, Joey Hoffman, wandered for about 45 minutes Wednesday before a school resource officer found him one mile away.
Villager claims neighbor out to get her by reporting her to Community Standards | Villages-News.com
“Unfortunately, what was submitted (to the ARC) was not accurate to what was there. If it had been, it would not have been approved,” said CDD 10 Chairman Don Wiley.
Mom: Daughter denied lunch over 15-cent deficit
"She puts her food on the tray, gets to the front, gives her number to the cashier, and she says, 'Well, you owe 15 cents.' My daughter said she didn't have any money, so the cashier took her food," mother Kimberly Aikentold WKMG-TV.
Lady Lake man claims $500,000 lottery prize | Villages-News.com
Jose Hernandez Hernandez, of Lady Lake, purchased his winning scratch-off lottery ticket at the Lady Lake Chevron Quick Mart on N. Hwy. 27/441.
Wildwood considers purchase of school site to house growing staff | Villages-News.com
The 11.5-acre property, located at 104 N. Warfield Ave., has a price tag of $1.66 million and could be used to house various departments as the city continues to grow.
Man jailed after paying phone bill with stolen child support credit card | Villages-News.com
Lloyd Jeremy Sails has been arrested on charges of burglary, petit theft and fraudulent use of a credit card, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department.
Secret Service investigating counterfeit bills
GROVELAND, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL)- Counterfeit bills have been found throughout Groveland since April.The Groveland Police Department says that since April 9th, Groveland retailers have been intercepting U.S. currency. The bills ranged from $1 to $100 denominations. Groveland police responded and confir
Student refused school lunch after being short 15 cents
"She puts her food on the tray, gets to the front, gives her number to the cashier, and she says, 'Well, you owe 15 cents,'" she said. "My daughter said she didn't have any money, so the cashier took her food."
Police investigate Mount Dora crash involving a school bus
MOUNT DORA, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL)- A crash involving a school bus on Wednesday morning is being investigated.The Mount Dora Police says that the crash happened at Wolf Branch and Britt Roads around 9 a.m. after the bus had already dropped off kids at an area middle school.They say that the driver of a
Group forms to make change after school turns away boy with dreadlocks
Administrators at the private A Book Christian Academy told his father, Clinton Stanley Sr., the boy would need a haircut to attend the private school.
A 6-year-old boy was not allowed into school because of his dreadlocks, and now the school is receiving threats
A 6-year-old boy with dreadlocks was not allowed to start his first day of class at a Christian private school in Florida because of his hair.The son’s father, Clinton Stanley Sr., first told theOrlando Sentinelthat his child was not allowed to enter A Book’s Christian Academy in Apopka, Florida, on
Apopka becomes 1st Central Florida city to end red-light camera program
The cameras were installed more than 10 years ago and they generate more than $500,000 annually, but Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson said he is concerned that drivers are getting into crashes to avoid getting a ticket.
Worker dies after falling into vat of oil in Florida
In a statement to WKMG-TV, Disney said the victim worked for Harvest Power, a Massachusets-based company that converts food waste and yard waste into biofuel, compost, mulch and fertilizer.
Walk along Memory Lane | West Orange Times & Observer | West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
While I sat in the old newsroom writing my final stories in that space, movers were passing by the office door with the conference room bookshelf, the ad department credenza, boxes of newspapers and media kits, bits and pieces of West Orange County past and present.