Hurricane Ian threatens Florida retirement community The Villages
One of the nation's largest retirement communities is bracing for Hurricane Ian's impact. The Villages, which s located about 45 miles northeast of Orlando, could see damaging wind and possibly a foot of rain. The last major storm to strike the region was Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Life in the foxhole: 97-year-old Villages veteran reflects on D-Day, Battle of the Bulge
Irving Locker’s backyard turtle preserve is what you would call his happy place. Just off his backyard in The Villages, at any moment you can spot a handful of the reptiles moving about the expansive field. It was December of 1944, nearly 77 years ago. Locker had just survived D-Day months before, landing on Utah Beach with his gun battalion. To this day, he can recall the chaos of the wounded on the beach.
Vaccine site reopens in The Villages
A large coronavirus vaccination site in The Villages is back open to the relief of many in the retirement community.
State to reopen vaccine site in The Villages
Florida is expecting to get more than 300,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine this week. That's 40,000 more doses than usual. The state also announced that a drive-through vaccination site in The Villages that was closed last week will be reopening.
President Trump holds rally in The Villages
Supporters of President Donald Trump rallied behind their candidate in The Villages on Friday. It was the president's third stop in Florida since he contracted the coronavirus.
Vice President Pence holds rally in The Villages
Vice President Mike Pence make two campaign stops in Central Florida on Saturday, including an event in The Villages.
CVS and UPS delivering prescriptions via drones
UPS and CVS have teamed up to deliver prescriptions by drone. In May, residents in The Villages will be able to utilize the service.
Testing inside nursing home in The Villages
Doctors have begun bringing coronavirus testing to a assisted living center in The Villages.
Man attacks deputies with knife, sheriff says
Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office shot and killed a man who is accused of attacking them with a knife at a gas station in The Villages.
Minivan becomes submerged in hole in Florida retirement community
A minivan became submerged in a water-filled hole that opened up along a road in The Villages. A couple was pulled from the vehicle by a passer-by.
Governor DeSantis pushes e-verify requirement for all Florida employers
The Governor said that he wants to crack down on illegal immigration by requiring all employers in Florida to use the federal e-verify system.
President Trump supporters content with focus of Villages remarks
President Donald Trump laying out his plan for healthcare and Medicare but only briefly mentioning the impeachment inquiry. The President addressing an intimate crowd at Florida’s largest 55+ community, The Villages.
'It's time to impeach him,' protestors say outside of President Trump's Central Florida event
People who do not support the president protested his visit to Central Florida on Thursday.
President Trump speaks in the Villages, signs executive order on Medicare
President Donald Trump spoke in The Villages on Thursday.
President Trump to sign Medicare executive order in Central Florida on Oct. 3
President Donald Trump is coming back to the Sunshine State.