The whistle blew loudly into the morning air. Swimmers climbed up onto the blocks. Then the starting horn went off, quickly followed by the sound of splashes into the pool.

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Walking toward the front doors of Morning  Star Cowboy Church’s main campus in Leesburg, one quickly notices it’s a bit different from most houses of worship.

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Wildwood and Sumter County can capitalize on an opportunity for economic advancement in the short term as The Villages develops south of State Road 44, a Villages official told members of the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce.

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The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center will offer five new opportunities for live entertainment in November and December. Featuring stand-up comedy, cabarets and classical concerts, The Sharon staff are excited to showcase talent which has been cooped up in the past several months, said …

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More than 300 people gathered for a solemn purpose Wednesday morning during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans’ Memorial Park of The Villages. Veterans from World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, and other conflicts stood proudly during the ceremony as an adoring community lavi…

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Johnson was introduced to pottery at a community college near his Michigan home and he was smitten with the medium. After two years, he enrolled in the Eastern Michigan University where he majored in fine arts, developing a love for working with his hands that last to this day in glass-fusio…

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For his first two years on The Villages High School boys soccer team, Zach Bovelsky watched seniors such as Lucas Perez and Tony Ascencio lead the Buffalo as the program ascended to become one of the most competitive in the state in its classification. Now, as a senior himself, Bovelsky is p…

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The first thing you hear from those playing in the annual Veterans Softball Tournament in The Villages is that it’s about the camaraderie. But it’s really about honoring those who have served our country.

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