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Sumter Humane Society Asking for Photos of Your Pet for “Pup-casso”...

YOUR Humane Society of Sumter County launches "Dollars for Doodles" fundraiser to help raise funds during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Man Arrested After Killing Pedestrian in Ocklawaha

Ocklawaha man arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license resulting in a death after striking and killing a Fruitland Park Man.

Sumter Humane Society Opens Space at Wildwood Antiques Mall

The Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County recently announced their new, store, "Re-Tails" located in the Wildwood Antiques Mall where they sell vintage and antique items to raise funds that will help needy animals.

Careless Driver Causes Semi to Overturn, Traffic Backed up on I-75

A careless driver caused an accident on Interstate 75 where a semi overturned blocking northbound traffic for several hours.

Villager Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Threatening to Kill Deputies...

A Resident of The Villages pleaded not guilty to charges of writing threats on Facebook to have deputies and family members killed.

Sumter County Humane Society Adds $1k to Reward for Stolen Gator,...

The Sumter County Humane Society joins the hunt for the person or persons responsible for the theft of a rare white alligator and the death of 43 other reptiles by adding $1,000 to the reward.

Villager Scheduled to Appear in Court on Child Pornography Charges

A Villages resident is scheduled to appear in court to face child pornography charges.

Woman charged with trafficking after deputies find heroin and over two...

Allison Valdex, 32, was arrested and charged with trafficking after deputies discovered over two pounds of methamphetamine in her vehicle during a traffic stop.

Bushnell man dies after fatal alcohol related crash

Bushnell man pronounced dead after his truck leaves the roadway and overturns.

Wildwood Father’s Day Event Ends with Mayhem, Trampling, and Wanted Suspects

A Father's Day event ended early with mayhem and people being trampled after several altercations broke out and one woman pulled a firearm out in the crowd of children and other attendees.

Time to Represent the People

To all concerned, I recently purchased a home in the Village of Fenney. I am so disheartened to learn that Officials "representing" Sumter County refuse...

Motorist charged with DUI manslaughter during police pursuit

Troopers arrested a man in Sumter County on Tuesday and charged him with DUI Manslaughter after he allegedly was responsible for the death of a 61-year-old woman as a result of him fleeing from troopers.

Villager Pronounced Dead After Being Struck by a Golf Cart

A Villages resident was pronounced dead after succumbing to injuries sustained earlier this month when she was struck by a golf cart.

Lake County Inmate Charged After Sending Threatening Letter to Bail Bond...

A Lake County inmate was charged with sending a threatening letter to a bail bond employee while serving time in Tavares.

Deputies Seek Help to Identify Lady Lake Robbery Suspect

Deputies are seeking help in identifying a suspect involved in the burglary of Go Bananas, a gaming business in Lady Lake, on Saturday.

Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown Jailed at Coleman Prison

Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown (Dem.) begins her five-year prison sentence at the Coleman Federal Prison Monday morning after being convicted on 18 felony charges including fraud from her time in office.

Lake Panasoffkee Drug Bust Results in One Arrest, One Wanted

LAKE PANASOFFKEE - Members of the Sumter County Sheriff's S.W.A.T. and Special Investigations Unit arrested a Lake Panasoffkee woman on multiple drug charges as a...

New Adult Soccer Club Seeks Players for Upcoming Season

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...

Deputies raise reward to $10k for homicide suspect

BUSHNELL - Sumter County Deputies increased the reward amount for a homicide suspect to a total of $10,000 according to the department's spokeswoman Michelle Keszey. Keszey...

Sumter Deputies Search for WalMart Shoplifter

THE VILLAGES, Fla. - The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is seeking help in finding a suspect who they believe is responsible for shoplifting merchandise from...

Jewelry stolen from home by men posing as FEMA officials

BUSHNELL, Fla. -- The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to watch out for a two men posing as FEMA officials after they...

Officials Launch “Operation Blue Roof” for Lake & Sumter County Residents...

TAVARES, Fla. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA and the Florida Division of Emergency Management is offering “Operation Blue Roof” to Lake County...

Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program Available in Lake and...

LEESBURG, Fla. - The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will implement the Food for Florida Disaster Food...

North Carolina Man Killed in Sumter County While Walking on I-75

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...

Sumter County Humane Society Offers 100 Free Spay/Neuter Vouchers for September

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - The Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County (HS/SPCA) currently has funding available for 100 FREE spay/neuter pet vouchers for qualifying Sumter County residents through...
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