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Villager Scheduled to Appear in Court on Child…

BUSHNELL, Fla. -- A resident from The Villages is scheduled to appear in court to face child pornography charges after investigators allegedly found what appeared to be child pornography on his laptop. 66-year-old Joseph Becker,…

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…

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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 to visit or address an anti-tethering ordinance for dogs in…

Deputies Seek Help to Identify Lady Lake Robbery…

LADY LAKE -- Sumter County deputies are seeking help in identifying a suspect who robbed a gaming business in Lady Lake on Saturday. According to deputies, the suspect knocked on the door of Go Bananas…

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Lake Panasoffkee Drug Bust Results in One Arrest,…

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 result of a narcotics search warrant Wednesday afternoon according to a press…

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…

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 stated in a press release on Monday afternoon that the…

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 a WalMart store located on Wedgewood Lane in The Villages on…

Jewelry stolen from home by men posing as…

BUSHNELL, Fla. -- The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to watch out for a two men posing as FEMA officials after they reportedly stole jewelry from a home. According to a sheriff’s press…

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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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Sumter County Humane Society Offers 100 Free Spay/Neuter…

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 September thanks to a recent online fundraiser and private donations. This community…