Colorful moving lights flashed across the faces of musicians wearing bell-bottom jeans, fringed vests and tie-dye shirts as they sang hits from the ’60s at Savannah Center Wednesday night.  “That 60’s Show,” a celebration of the music of the era, electrified the venue with old favorites incl…

What came to him as a Father’s Day gift has turned into a hobby for Gary Davis.

Kala Thompson, a crime scene specialist with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, instructed Baylee Garrity to stand in a corner Wednesday morning. “Now take a photograph this way,” Thompson said. “Then do the same thing in that corner over there. That’s how you get the crime scene from all f…

You might just catch some familiar locations on the big screen at Rialto Theater this weekend. Rialto Theatre will host the premiere of “Grace of the Father,”a faith-based film written and produced by Mount Dora filmmaker De Miller at 7 p.m. Friday.

Samantha Stubits didn’t play soccer before Tuesday morning. But thanks to the efforts of Debbie Wile and other members of The Villages Senior Soccer Club, the 6-year-old may have found a new favorite sport. At the start of the event, Samantha smiled and jumped up and down after she kicked th…

For every home devoid of a furry friend, there is an eager dog waiting to fill the need, and these potential pets are coming to a recreation center near you.

You’re invited to Springfield High’s “Marvelous Dreams Super Senior Prom,” where Cindy Lou, Suzy, Missy and Betty Jean will take you and the class of 1958 on a musical journey through hits such as “Mr. Sandman,” “Lollipop,” “Mr. Lee” and many more.

Summer is heating up in The Villages, which brings soaring temperatures and afternoon storms. It also brings plenty of opportunities to cool off and plan a classic Florida day. From a morning walk on the nature trails, to an afternoon dip in the pool, and an evening enjoying ice cream, every…

Shellfish gold lies beneath the Gulf of Mexico.

A sold-out crowd sat mesmerized and then cheered and applauded enthusiastically during the Hotel California’s “A Salute to the Eagles” show Wednesday evening at Savannah Center.

While their calls on the field might be occasionally debated, the value of umpires to softball in The Villages is anything but.

The second Villages Honor Flight of 2019 was set to take off early this morning, taking 40 area veterans to visit memorials in and around Washington, D.C. The timing of the flight coincides with a major anniversary in military history. Those on the Honor Flight will return from their trip ea…

Sumter County Sheriff Bill Farmer has a new right-hand man, and The Villages will soon have a new resident, one with a familiar face. Undersheriff Gary Brannen, previously the chief deputy, retired Friday and plans to move to the Village of Marsh Bend in the very near future. Meanwhile, new …

Andrea Davis started to garden to try to help save monarch butterflies. From there, she tried to help as many butterflies as she could. “It makes me feel good,” Davis said. “They get the food that they need (in my garden) and are in a safe habitat.” It’s not just butterflies that thrive in h…

Temple Shalom recently celebrated an important anniversary — the anniversary of life, or 18 years. In Jewish culture the number 18 holds special significance.