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Bushnell man dies after fatal alcohol related crash

BUSHNELL, Fla. -- A Bushnell man was pronounced dead after his truck overturned shortly after midnight Thursday morning according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Troopers responded to the area near County Road 575 and County…

New Adult Soccer Club Seeks Players for Upcoming…

BUSHNELL - The Sumter County Youth and Adult Soccer Club is looking for new members to register to play in their all-new adult soccer league this upcoming season. The club, which is a non-profit organization, was originally…

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North Carolina Man Killed in Sumter County While…

BUSHNELL, Fla. - A North Carolina man was killed Sunday morning just after midnight when he was struck by a vehicle as he walked down Interstate 75 according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. Troopers stated that 33-year-old…

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Robert Benton arrested after collision with vehicle on I-75 results in two deaths

2 Dead in I-75 Collision in Sumter County…

BUSHNELL - Two women were pronounced dead after a collision with a drunk driver on I-75 in Bushnell Monday morning according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. Alexa White, 23, and Juliette Connally, 50, were traveling southbound…

Man Crashed Car in Residents Yard, Wanted for…

BUSHNELL - Deputies from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office were surprised when the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations contacted them about a man they had in custody. According to a press release, Deputies responded to a home…

Yogurt Frenzy is Coming to Bushnell

A healthy new dessert stop is coming to Bushnell! Yogurt Frenzy, a soon-to-be frozen yogurt shoppe, is closing in on its grand opening. To find out more about what’s up with this frozen yogurt craze…

Villages WalMart Theft Suspect

Detectives Search for Suspects in The Villages WalMart…

[caption id="attachment_208697" align="alignright" width="160"] Suspect seen entering the WalMart on CR 466 in The Villages.[/caption] THE VILLAGES - Detectives with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office are searching for two suspects who were seen leaving the WalMart…

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Bushnell Alligator Bite Victim Identified

Bushnell Alligator Bite Victim Identified

BUSHNELL - A Bushnell man who was airlifted to Ocala Regional Medical Center on Tuesday after being bitten by an alligator. According to the Sumter County Sheriff's Department, the man, now identified as Jackie Hildreth (58)…

Motorist on Cell Phone Causes Semi to Jackknife…

BUSHNELL - According to FHP reports, the driver of an older-model Saturn was reportedly on their cell phone when they veered into a semi-truck's lane early this morning just after 6:00 a.m.. The Brooksville truck driver,…