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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Village Feature

Destination: Adventure

Destination: Adventure

‘We travel not to escape life, but to not let life escape us.’ Motorcycles Since the early 2000s, the Village Nomads Club take three motorcycle rides a week. A Ride Committee selects destinations and posts them on the group’s website,…
Here come the Villages

Here come the Villages

Retirement community moves into Leesburg with its newest development. Running a city takes a lot of know-how: how to grow the economy, how to keep people safe, how to keep them secure and happy, and how to handle wastewater, among…
An enchanted evening

An enchanted evening

A cast of characters brings ‘South Pacific’ to The Villages. Anyone calling the Barth residence in The Villages over the next couple of months may want to be very specific about who they’re trying to reach. They could wind up…
The Villages of the future

The Villages of the future

There is no end in sight to the community’s economic development. Tens of thousands of new homes, a state-of-the-art medical complex, first-time apartment homes, driverless cars, a shooter’s gallery with firing range and training facility, an industrial park, several new…
Extraordinary

Extraordinary

A soldier for life Disabled veteran perseveres with help of Villages organization. Story: Leigh Neely // Photos: Anthony Rao Sgt. Pam Kelly had been in the U.S. Army for 17 years, joining in 1989. She loved every minute of serving…
Get Your Motor Runnin’

Get Your Motor Runnin’

Custom designers and filling stations keep golf cart drivers in the fast lane. Photos: Anthony Rao As Joe Average drives around The Villages in his standard-issue golf cart, he can’t help but notice the eye-catching colors and retro designs on…
Bringing the squares to life

Bringing the squares to life

The live entertainment in The Villages town squares every night is a big draw, but the people on the stage enjoy it as much as Villagers do.   An evening spent on any town square in The Villages includes live…
What’s hot in The Villages

What’s hot in The Villages

Residents enjoy more of everything as the community expands. Hot property Residents in the north end of The Villages had been clamoring for more recreation space before the population grew in the past year with the opening of two new…
Making an Impact

Making an Impact

A philanthropic group, the Sophisticated Gents of Florida, is devoted to youths and community.    A handful of men first met to socialize 12 years ago, and now they’ve grown to 110-members strong and are devoted to extensive community outreach in…
Sisters In Arms

Sisters In Arms

This month, we salute three women veterans from The Villages who proudly served in the U.S. military.   Women have a long but underappreciated history of military service.  Their roles have evolved considerably. There was a time when women in…
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