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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Applicants Sought for Potential The Villages Public Safety Dept. District


At the September 12, 2023 Tentative Budget Hearing, the Sumter County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted to proceed with the development of current Village Center Community Development District service area to be governed by a dependent fire distr...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

October is Florida Native Plant Month

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Sumter County Commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing the month of October as Florida Native Plant Month in Sumter County at their Board meeting on September 19, 2023.

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Nine Residents Graduate From Sumter County Citizens Academy

Citizens Academy Graduates

Nine Sumter County residents graduated from the Citizens Academy at the September 19, 2023 Sumter County Board of Commissioners meeting. The newest graduates are William DeLuccio, Paul Dillmuth, Christine and Louis Gerak, Steve Messerli, Betty Perrow, Mel...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Sumter County Fire & EMS Moves to Rescue Steer

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A wayward steer needed some rescuing and Sumter County Fire & EMS was more than up to the challenge of corralling the animal out of his predicament.

Apparently, the young steer had walked up an embankment that was covered with downed trees and brush. H...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Pickleball Courts coming to Lake Panasoffkee Park

Lake Panasoffkee Basketball and racketball

Beginning Tuesday, September 19, there will be some changes in the works at Lake Panasoffkee Recreation Park, 1589 CR 459, Lake Panasoffkee, FL.

The tennis courts will change to pickle ball courts. Pickle ball is the fastest growing sport in the United Sta...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Meet Blizzard and Bear

Blizzard and Bear Group Picture

Blizzard and Bear are a bonded pair, and would love to be placed together. Both are happy, goofy dogs, however Blizzard is more playful than Bear. They would do best in an adult home. Come by the shelter today and meet Blizzard and Bear.

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