Whether you’re into music, theater, dance or a party on the square, there’s something in The Villages to get you into the patriotic spirit. And why wouldn’t there be? In a community that currently holds the nation’s second-highest percentage of former members of the U.S. armed forces, a patr…

“When we buy a new house, I’m getting a man cave”— words uttered by countless dads, usually without effect. For Father’s Day, aftershave and ties are passé. Man caves are in. Like the relationship between a father and son, each is unique. But what all good man caves have in common is the ide…

Tayla Machado has a new life’s mission — to preserve the life and legacy of her brother. And on Tuesday, the first step was taken in making sure Joseph Machado won’t soon be forgotten. The Villages High School, in conjunction with the Buffalo Scholarship Foundation, announced the creation of…

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It was Ashley Rowles’ first time seeing a hot air balloon in person. The Jacksonville resident heard about The Villages Balloon Festival via social media and decided to pay a visit to her friends, Village of Pennecamp residents Doreen Buresh and Rodney Hampton, to see the colorful, 700-pound…

The unofficial start of summer usually means barbecues, heading to the beach, relaxing at the pool or getting in a game of golf. It also means checking out an action-packed, emotional, spine-tingling or inspirational story projected on the big screen. Villages residents have a myriad of choi…

Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday a major champion for the first time in more than a decade. His legion of fans at the course cheered as Woods scooped up his young son, Charlie, in a bear hug.

So much that defines excellence characterized The Villages resident lifestyle opportunities during 2018. Five new recreational amenities, for instance, opened for use to all Villagers. It’s just the beginning, too. Two of them, Longleaf and Loblolly executive golf courses at the Village of M…