Ginny Edleman’s comfort at diagnosis gave way to uneasiness when her doctor commented on the news he’d delivered. “He admitted they were out in the hallway Googling information and looking in medical books because they didn’t know much about my disease,” the Village of Sunset Pointe resident…

The eight-piece band started with a riff that blasted the show off into a dimension of electrical, intensifying musical bliss. Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band, and its Thursday night Savannah Center show could only really be described as a celebration.

Celebrating different cultures is more than a one-day event. Local residents went to Brownwood Paddock Square on Thursday for the second day of the Heritage Festival. The event, organized by The Villages Entertainment, celebrated North American, African, Asian and Australian heritages. The f…

Teams will be coming from as far away as Texas and Massachusetts this weekend to participate in the annual Villages Championship Softball Tournament.

Wallace Harding walks by faith, not by sight. It has just so happened that his faith — which he credits for providing him a high football motor featuring unrelenting levels of determination — has brought him to opposing quarterbacks at a record-setting pace this season. The next sack for Har…

It has been a big year for movies and television shows celebrating milestone anniversaries. With a little help from Fathom Events, The Villages Movie Theaters has brought many of these classic movies back onto the big screen. And there are a few more big ones waiting in the wings before the …

An old tradition has returned to St. George Episcopal Church in The Villages.

It’s the time of year when crafters and artists unite. With the fall craft show season upon us, residents and artists near and far have started selling their works in local shows. And more shows for people to explore are coming up soon. As one of the biggest shows of the season, The Villages…

Not only did Joe Apichella dress up to celebrate his Italian heritage for the Heritage Festival, his dog did, too. Joe, whose family is from Naples, Italy, wore a shirt and hat that read “Apichella: American Made from the Finest Italian Parts.” He came with his wife, Pauline Apichella, and t…

When any military organization starts thinking about a reunion, it has to consider The Villages. The community has one of largest percentages of U.S. veterans found outside of places that are home to military bases. Nearly 19,000 veterans live here, comprising 16% of the population in the Th…

Bill Alford has grown quite fond of platform tennis. So much so that it is one of the reasons he recently moved to the Village of McClure,

A downpour will wash out a round of golf or a swim in the pool. But rain is prime time for weather watchers.

Teachers prepare their students to be shining stars, and Phil Rosenberg is passionate about inspiring students to shine even brighter. Rosenberg, of Weirsdale, is donating telescopes for students to use through his “One Hundred Telescope Project.” In addition to donations to Brevard Academy …

The first thing Kristina Hanges does when she returns to The Villages is jump back into her favorite activities with friends. From pickleball to water volleyball to line dancing, the Village of La Belle resident takes in as much as she can after a summer away in New Hampshire. “I love the re…

Festivals in The Villages are returning for the season, and several have a new look. Starting with the Heritage Festival this week, special events on the squares are back. The Villages Entertainment has planned more than 10 festivals for residents to enjoy this year, such as Nightmare on Meg…