The Villages (United States)

Type: City
Name: The Villages (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 28.933599
Longitude: -81.948402
population: 9,214
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Korean Service Veterans Sought for Recognition at August 2 Ceremony

at 1:39 amKorean Service Veterans, those nearly two-million American GI’s who have served silently in Korea since the signing of the armistice on July 27, 1953, will be recognized in a special 61st Anniversary ceremony on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at ... [Published Clermont News Leader - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cities where wages are soaring

Although there are many signs the economy is improving, average weekly wages in the United States remained stagnant throughout 2013. This was a notable change from a year earlier, when weekly wages rose 4.7% over the same period.Despite flattening nationally, ... [Published USA Today - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

How much do you like your farmers market?

Goggles on, boys and girls. The test-kitchen food processor is wobbling like a Tilt-A-Whirl at the county fair. Before the tidbits go wild, let's dish:Shop local . Juicy, sweet watermelons and mangoes and more line the tables this month at farmers markets ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Belvoir contest aims to reduce energy use

) - The Villages at Belvoir enticed Belvoir residents to reduce energy use during its Kill-A-Watt Electric Conservation Challenge at the Vernondale Neighborhood Center, Wednesday.The contest is in line with the Resident Conservation Program implemented ... [Published United States Army - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Feeding a growing need

A hundred customers is a pretty good lunch crowd. But kitchen manager Donna Slider would like to see business drop significantly where she works — at the Wildwood Soup Kitchen. The kitchen provided 7,000 meals in June, including about 100 each day to ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Villages Featured as “America’s Fastest-Growing Metro Area”

The Florida retirement community that offers over 600 holes of golf and has more golf cars on property than New York has taxis has seen its population swell to 110,000 since 2000.A recent Bloomberg report highlighted the continued growth of The Villages, ... [Published Club & Resort Business - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

No crime, no kids

For Jerry Conkle, life in America's fastest-growing metropolitan area moves as slowly as the golf carts that meander through his palm-lined neighbourhood at dusk.Most days, he wakes early, reads the newspaper, and then hops into his four-wheeled buggy ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Governor launches campaign office in The Villages

Political fireworks started early in Sumter County this morning.In an office packed with telephones, campaign signs, American flags, men in suits with ear pieces, and what seemed like hundreds of supporters, Gov. Rick Scott Friday morning kicked off the ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

No pickle, seniors have place to play at Mickey Stevens

A sport that has taken Florida by storm has arrived in Warwick thanks to a group of snowbirds.On Monday morning, seven players showed up at the Mickey Stevens tennis courts to play pickleball.The newest member of the group, Mother of Congressman James ... [Published Warwick Beacon - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Senior Takes Life Slow in Fastest Growing Community

June 27 (Bloomberg) -- Jerry Conkle, a resident of The Villages, Florida, talks with Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa about life in the world’s largest retirement community. The Villages is the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the U.S. The population, ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fastest-Growing Metro Area in U.S. Has No Crime or Kids

For Jerry Conkle, life in America’s fastest-growing metropolitan area moves as slowly as the golf carts that meander through his palm-lined neighborhood at dusk. Most days, he wakes early, reads the newspaper, and then hops into his four-wheeled buggy ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Villages breaks state trend of high stress

THE VILLAGES - No matter where you live, the stresses of daily life — long lines at the grocery store, slow-moving traffic or a wait for a table at a restaurant — are unavoidable.All those nuisances can add up quickly if you don’t have an effective way ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Jun 23 2014]

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...In every metro area but Houma, average weekly wages were well below the national average. "It could be easier to see big wage increases in low wage areas if you have job growth in construction or some higher wage sector" Kohli said
"This particular plan is based on electricity, but we are shooting for all utilities" said David Martin, The Villages at Belvoir, utilities coordinator. "It benefits the residents with their bills."
"It is our aim to improve the self-image of our patients here in The Villages" said Ida Perea, the cancer center's social worker
"Not too far down the road, those people are going to be needing health services and social services," said Frey. Governments "have not planned for that long-term scenario which is going to be hitting us."

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Get The Facts About Pre Planning -Cremation, Fu... [Published NBC WAGT 26 - 20 hours ago]
Korean Service Veterans Sought for Recognition ... [Published Clermont News Leader - Jul 22 2014]
Boat club offers prep course for captain's license [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 21 2014]
Florida town ‘shocked’ after FBI investigation ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 21 2014]
Obituary: Salvatore Lazzarotti, formerly of Pit... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Jul 21 2014]
Charitable events for July 20, 2014 [Published Ocala.com - Jul 20 2014]
Cities where wages are soaring [Published USA Today - Jul 20 2014]
Car Scene for July 18 [Published Ocala.com - Jul 18 2014]
How much do you like your farmers market? [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 17 2014]
Sept. 9 workshop set to discuss transfer station [Published Ocala.com - Jul 16 2014]
Belvoir contest aims to reduce energy use [Published United States Army - Jul 16 2014]
John M. Schnepf [Published Le Mars Sentinel - Jul 15 2014]
Feeding a growing need [Published Villages Daily Sun - Jul 14 2014]
Newsmakers in business: July 13, 2014 [Published Gainesville Times - Jul 13 2014]
Developers circling around last 1,500 undevelop... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 13 2014]
Police, community and calendar briefs for July ... [Published Ocala.com - Jul 12 2014]
Police, community and calendar briefs for July ... [Published Ocala.com - Jul 11 2014]
Newtowner Frank Buonanno Completes Great Race F... [Published The Newtown Bee - Jul 10 2014]
Atkins, A. Marvin [Published Mundelein Review - Jul 10 2014]
No experience necessary to help with bird, butt... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 07 2014]
The Villages Featured as “America’s Fastest-Gro... [Published Club & Resort Business - Jul 07 2014]
A. MARVIN ATKINS [Published Herald Dispatch - Jul 06 2014]
No Crime in this City… and No Kids [Published MLM Business Opportunities Blog - Jul 05 2014]
No crime, no kids [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 05 2014]
Governor launches campaign office in The Villages [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Jul 05 2014]
Camp Out July 4 Weekend at Top-... [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Jul 04 2014]
Quarter horse racing underway [Published Ocala.com - Jul 04 2014]
Hot dog! Son joins father in wiener business [Published Ocala.com - Jul 03 2014]
No pickle, seniors have place to play at Mickey... [Published Warwick Beacon - Jul 03 2014]
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