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Landowner hopes to build large-scale apartment complex north of The Villages | Villages-News.com

The Commission held the first required public hearing on the project, which seeks to amend the land use designation on a 17.4-acre parcel in the northeast corner of Sumter County from Commercial to High Density Residential. The property is located on NE 136th Avenue, behind the Lowe’s and Bealls sto

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 22:18:01

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.

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 16:12:20

Caretaker charged with stealing from 80-year-old in poor health in The Villages | Villages-News.com

Ryan Hope Thompson, 40, of Ocala, turned herself in on Monday afternoon at the Sumter County Detention Center where she was booked on felony charges of grand theft from a person over the age of 65 and exploitation of the elderly.

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 18:17:46

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.

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 15:42:44

The Villages kick-starts new industrial corridor

The CSX S Line, the rail carrier’s major rail line in Florida, traverses Sumter County. It will provide businesses within the Florida Crossroads Industrial Activity Center with direct access to commercial ocean shipments through Port Miami and points northward.Bill Mitchell, Daily Sun

VILLAGES DAILY SUN - 2018-08-15 10:00:00

Waterfall along the Sumter Landing Walking Trail in The Villages | Villages-News.com

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VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 15:07:57

Softball Tournament brings 80 of Florida’s Best Teams to The Villages

Even as the summer recreation season wraps up this week with division championships, local softball fields will be as busy as ever this weekend.On Saturday and Sunday, The Villages will host more than 80 of the best senior softball teams from around Florida. Saddlebrook, Buffalo Glen and Soaring Eag

VILLAGES DAILY SUN - 2018-08-16 10:00:00

Ocala food truck shut down over hand-washing issues and lack of water | Villages-News.com

The inspector cited Smokey’s Real Grill Barbeque, with a listed address of 1606 NE 17th Terr., after an employee started working without first washing his or her hands. The employee was handling food, clean equipment/utensils or touching unwrapped single-service items, according to a report on file

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 20:30:10

Ocala man killed in single-car crash on County Road 42 | Villages-News.com

John Saltis III, 39, was traveling east on CR 42 in a 2008 Honda Civic at about 2:30 a.m. when he veered onto the north grass shoulder of the roadway and collided with a metal gate, wooden fence and a tree. His car overturned twice in the front yard of a home at 12737 CR 42 and then struck a fence l

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 15:12:02

Sunrise along the rode to Village of Fenney this morning | Villages-News.com

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VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 14:21:53

Villages seeks zoning change on 5,664 acres for more homes in Southern Oaks | Villages-News.com

The Villages is asking for a zoning change on 5,664 acres in the Village of Southern Oaks project, which involves the latest phase of growth south of County Road 44 for the retirement community.

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 22:00:27

Man banned from swimming pool in The Villages after young visitors report feeling ‘uncomfortable’ | Villages-News.com

The young visitors said the man appeared to be “friendly in nature,” but things “quickly became awkward and uncomfortable,” according to an incident report from the police department.

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VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 15:03:27

Pair with methamphetamine arrested during routine traffic stop in Lady Lake | Villages-News.com

The driver, 33-year-old Steven Shannon Smith of Mount Dora, told the deputy he did not have his registration or proof of insurance. A passenger, 32-year-old Randall Kyle Cox of Sorrento, was asked to step out of the vehicle, and when he did, a syringe fell from his lap, according to an arrest report

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 18:59:23

Villager told sign out of compliance after complaining about dogs doing their business on her lawn | Villages-News.com

The Villages has no power over the situation, except when it comes to the signs. Even then, the deed compliance system is complaint driven, so if no one complains, the signs can remain.

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Paying 86 cents for four pairs of shoes lands Wal-Mart shopper in jail | Villages-News.com

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy was called to the store, located at 17961 S. Hwy. 27/441, after a loss prevention officer reported seeing 34-year-old Cillane Carol Beauchamp acting suspiciously in the shoe section of the store. He told the deputy that he watched Beauchamp select a few pairs of shoe

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 14:53:57

Ocala women, 22 and 28, die in crash on I-75

MARION COUNTY, Fla.- An Ocala woman died in a crash on Interstate 75 on Monday, following a four-vehicle crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

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Deputies looking for missing and endangered Ocala girl

Marion County Sheriff's Office has issued a missing/endangered alert for 12-year-old Alexus Serrano.Seranno was last seen on Monday at a home located in the 11000 block of Southwest 58th Circle in Ocala at around 4:30 p.m., according to the news release.She walked away from the home in an unknown di

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Dawn breaks over Lake Sumter in The Villages | Villages-News.com

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Man who violated Ohio order of protection ordered into treatment after attack in The Villages | Villages-News.com

Jeremy Horton, 31, was arrested May 21 on charges of battery and contempt of court following the attack at a home in the Village of Dunedin. Horton struck his father multiple times in the torso area and pushed him in the chest, causing him to hit his head on a door frame, according to an arrest repo

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