Watching your children grow up and discover who they are as people is one of the greatest joys a mother can experience. Seeing your babies grow up and have babies of their own is an even more surreal experience. As their mother you want to help them, but you also know you need to let them le…

Villagers are getting some tasty new choices with restaurateurs feeling confident to open new dining options as economic conditions begin to slowly improve during the pandemic. It’s just one example of The Villages’ resilience even in difficult times, said Scott Renick, The Villages director…

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State Republican leaders have taken one more step in offering hope to businesses denied by local commissioners: protection from a tax increase they say would cripple the pandemic recovery.

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State Republican leaders are poised to offer hope to businesses that local commissioners won’t: protection from a tax increase they say would cripple the pandemic recovery.

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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.

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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Rhonda Waters pulls a piece of pottery from a kiln while doing a project in a Japanese pottery style called Raku on Wednesday at her home shop in the Village of Chitty Chatty.

Rhonda Waters took the opportunity to create her dream workshop when she and her husband decided to build their own home in the Village of Chitty Chatty. Waters is a welder and uses metal working to make art and express herself. Waters and her husband, Jan, built a large garage for their hom…

Neighbors from the Village of Pine Hills gave back to their community on Oct. 4 with a driveway concert and funds and clothing collection for Share The Blessing, a program that gives back to Fruitland Park Elementary School.

Residents transformed themselves into monsters, roller-coaster riders at a theme park and police officers chasing robbers on the scene — all at the drop of a hat.

Moving the lanai furniture to a safe location in case of a hurricane isn’t yet on the roster of service provided by Caring Neighbors. But it might be soon.  

Bob Marano waved to, and chatted with, his friends as he arrived at the Lady Lake Little League baseball field on Aug. 27. But he doesn’t remember anything after heading to home plate.