Yang Shen, of the Hands On Tech club, held up a green circuit board called Raspberry Pi.

When faced with a cancer diagnosis and rigorous chemotherapy, some people might ease up on their regular activities. 

Giving, helping other people and proactive friendliness are contagious, experts say.  That happy contagion made The Villages The Nicest Place in Florida in Reader’s Digest 2019 Nicest Places in America. Laura Vien, of the Village of Springdale, nominated The Villages. She said she talked abo…

Getting a card on your birthday or when you’re sick feels good, but getting a handmade card feels even better.

Before the Dynamic Dog Club’s traveling circus can begin, Mickey Mouse needs to say his prayer. The furry little performer bows his head, places his paws on his prayer stool, and then the show can go on. For the last three years, the 11-year-old Yorkshire terrier has dressed up and performed…

Because of the large crowd, shopping was a challenge Saturday during the once-a-year craft show at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Lady Lake. But with 63 stations inside and 18 outside, nobody seemed to mind the traffic jams in the aisles, because there always was something new to look at. Wi…

A system of safe spaces in The Villages connects people with health conditions to others who can best comprehend their experiences. Peer-led support groups offer this tool to a growing number of residents.

Members of the Castaways Electric RC Boat Worx Club have just one goal in mind: to make their boats better and faster.

Thousands of descendants of Florida slaves soon will have answers about their family’s history, thanks to work by The Villages Genealogical Society. Out of 95 similar societies across Florida, the Florida State Genealogical Society and the Library of Florida History in Cocoa asked TVGS to ta…

One by one, they pulled themselves together up off the turf. Tears in their eyes. Arms around necks. Shoulders propped against one another. The Villages High School football team walked off Inman Sherman Field slowly and methodically on Friday night in Bushnell, as its season came to a close in a

It’s still not too late to get your best shot of protection from the flu before we hit peak season. Influenza rates are increasing statewide, including in Sumter County. “Currently, we are seeing activity above what is normally seen this time of year,” said Megan McCarthy, senior health educ…

Richard Pettus admits he doesn’t necessarily have anything special planned to rally his team prior to kickoff tonight. And considering what’s at stake, the Buffalo might not need it from their veteran head coach. The Villages High School football team gets another shot at South Sumter in ton…

It’s not only a time to relax, but an opportunity to reenergize the body.

Bruce Farr likes how little fuss it takes to pull his boat out of his car and drop it in the water.

The Virginia State Club started with four women in 1989. The club just celebrated its 30th anniversary with a party on Nov. 2 with entertainment, food and dancing for about 170 members in attendance at Paradise Recreation Center. “As the president of the club, it felt good to be able to hono…