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 Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: A Leprechaun, Jerry Jones, And Rowdy Retirees

This week for BuzzReads, Alex French spends a week at one of the fastest growing cities in America: an 100,000 person retirement community in Florida called The Villages. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. Seven ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dragon boat teams traveling to compete in international races

When it comes to international dragon boat competition, The Villages is ready to again make a splash.Three Villages teams were invited to participate in the International Dragon Boat Federation’s Club Crew World Championships in Ravenna, Italy, beginning ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Outlander’ to return for second season

Q: I am a big fan of “24,” and was pleasantly surprised to see the character of Cheng return this summer. Can you tell me where else I can see the actor who played him? -- Lawrence E., BaltimoreA: Tzi Ma is the longtime character actor who lost his head ... [Published Gulf Breeze News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Louis Zwaga

NORMAL —  , 79, of Normal, formerly of Kenosha, Wis., and The Villages, Fla., died at 6:34 p.m. Monday (Aug. 25, 2014) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.A private family service will be held in Wisconsin. Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Scott Singing New Tune on Campaign Tour

What a world of difference between the Scott campaigns of 2010 and 2014.During his first campaign, Rick Scott was a relative unknown in political circles; he spent nearly $70 million of his own money and did little fundraising through the primary election. ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dry, breezy air forecasted for Tuesday afternoon

A CHECK OF THE FORECAST. A LOT OF KIDS ARE OUT AND ABOUT PLAYING AROUND TODAY. NOT AS HOT AS IT WAS OVER THE WEEKEND. THAT'S GOOD NEWS. GOOD RIDDANCE ON THE UPPER 90'S. TEMPERATURES ARE MORE COMFORTABLE, WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT THE BREEZE COMING IN. THE ... [Published News Channel 2000 - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Ryan, 2012 VP nominee, closes 3-day Florida tour

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)People:Places:TALLAHASSEE, Florida — U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan , Mitt Romney's choice as his vice presidential running mate, is wrapping up a three-day swing through Florida.Ryan is due in Tallahassee, ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating seniors

THE VILLAGES — Today’s National Senior Citizens Day has meaning for more people than ever in the United States. The 65-and-older population continues to grow more rapidly than any other age group, according to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report. As a ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Recognized volunteers have greater sense of well-being, Gallup poll finds

THE VILLAGES — Villagers are well aware that volunteering is a passionate investment of time, emotions, skills and resources.A Gallup poll released Tuesday confirmed what residents already have discovered: that the return on their investment is overwhelmingly ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

SALUTING OUR HEROES

THE VILLAGES — Gov. Rick Scott placed the Governor’s Veterans Service Award medal upon 513 local veterans at two ceremonies Wednesday at Eisenhower Recreation Center. For many Vietnam veterans in the crowd, it was the welcome-home ceremony they never ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Scott to make another visit to The Villages

Holding a tiny edge over expected Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in a recent poll, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday will make his third stop in this area in the past two months.He will be in The Villages, a Republican stronghold, for his second appearance ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrate community

THE VILLAGES — Food doesn’t just help build community. It helps build the country.The nationwide trend of farmers markets has increased in the last few years and has started a movement toward eating locally grown produce and products.That’s something ... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 08 2014]

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-- W T Bland Public Library in Mount Dora is offering "Introduction to the Apple iPad' at 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at the library, 1995 N Donnelly St. The free class will cover basic topics and be taught by Barbara Perry , learning experience coordinator for the library system."
"I felt this [increase] was devastating because all the good work we've done was wiped away," Campione said. "A lot of things we've done has given the impression that we're not a good place to do business."
First Lady Ann Scott said, "As a daughter, sister and wife of military veterans, I have always admired those who sacrifice their own comfort and time with their own families to protect others. The men and women who serve in United States military are true heroes and I am honored to join Rick to present them with the Governor’s Veterans Service Award."

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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: A Lep... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 31 2014]
Dragon boat teams traveling to compete in inter... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 30 2014]
Starlight (No. 3) acquires Houston apt. complex [Published Stockwatch - Aug 28 2014]
‘Outlander’ to return for second season [Published Gulf Breeze News - Aug 28 2014]
Louis Zwaga [Published Pantagraph.com - Aug 28 2014]
Police, community and calendar briefs for Wedne... [Published Ocala.com - Aug 28 2014]
How to become a volunteer money mentor [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 27 2014]
Scott Singing New Tune on Campaign Tour [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 27 2014]
Dry, breezy air forecasted for Tuesday afternoon [Published News Channel 2000 - Aug 26 2014]
Our children and their children [Published Kokomo Perspective - Aug 24 2014]
Ryan, 2012 VP nominee, closes 3-day Florida tour [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 24 2014]
Ryan, 2012 VP nominee, closes 3-day Florida tour [Published Miami Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Paul Ryan Hits Florida With Questions About 201... [Published Sunshine State News - Aug 23 2014]
Police, community and calendar briefs for Aug. ... [Published Ocala.com - Aug 23 2014]
MEETING DEMAND [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 22 2014]
Schemes and Ripoffs: Southwest ticket trap [Published Click Orlando - Aug 21 2014]
Lake commissioners get earful about proposed ta... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 21 2014]
Celebrating seniors [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 21 2014]
Financial Advisor Greg Parady Profiled In USA T... [Published Ask.com - Aug 20 2014]
National Aviation Day celebrates history, devel... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 19 2014]
Recognized volunteers have greater sense of wel... [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 16 2014]
Children's issues [Published Elkhart Truth - Aug 14 2014]
SALUTING OUR HEROES [Published Villages Daily Sun - Aug 14 2014]
Nearly 1,000 local veterans honored by governor [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Aug 14 2014]
Taylor, Jewel Anderson (Jo) [Published StarBanner.com - Aug 14 2014]
Governor Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Honor 5... [Published WCTV6 - Aug 13 2014]
Starlight (No. 3) to acquire Houston apt. complex [Published Stockwatch - Aug 13 2014]
Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 3) Core Fund T... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 13 2014]
Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 3) Core Fund T... [Published Canada NewsWire - Aug 13 2014]
Find school zones, bus routes online [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 12 2014]
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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: A Lep... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 31 2014]
This week for BuzzReads, Alex French spends a week at one of the fastest growing cities in America: an 100,000 person retirement community in Florida called The Villages. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. Seven ...
Florida town ‘shocked’ after FBI investigation ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 21 2014]
Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer’s home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads. A few words were spoken and they, along with a half-dozen others, were initiated ...
Oil workers and Jewish grandmas driving America... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Mar 28 2014]
Looking for the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States? Follow the fracking – or, alternatively, search for the top-rated golf club brunches on Yelp. The most recent U.S. census data , measuring urban growth between July 1, 2012 and ...
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