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.
A large coronavirus vaccination site in The Villages is back open to the relief of many in the retirement community.
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.
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 Mike Pence make two campaign stops in Central Florida on Saturday, including an event in The Villages.
UPS and CVS have teamed up to deliver prescriptions by drone. In May, residents in The Villages will be able to utilize the service.
Doctors have begun bringing coronavirus testing to a assisted living center in The Villages.
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.
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.
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 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.
People who do not support the president protested his visit to Central Florida on Thursday.
President Donald Trump spoke in The Villages on Thursday.
President Donald Trump is coming back to the Sunshine State.