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  1. Travel back in time through Christmas on Florida FrontierRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Step back in time and celebrate Christmas on the Florida Frontier from 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 on the grounds of Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell in Sumter County. Participants can make and play with homemade toys, create cornhusk dolls, make soap carvings, learn the art of punch tin crafts, dip candles, listen to old-time music, square dance, sing carols, decorate a Christmas tree, make Christmas crafts and visit a far-from-home soldiers' encampment.

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  2. Skull-masked robber soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Click Orlando

    ... STORMED THE LOCAL STORE AND HE WAS NOT ALONE. ANOTHER MAN ARMED WITH A GUN HELPED HIM ROB A GAS STATION IN SUMTER COUNTY. IT HAPPENED AT THE CITGO IN BUSHNELL. DEPUTIES SAY A CANINE TRACKED DOWN THEIR CENT TO A NEARBY BP GAS STATION. THEY THINK ...

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  3. Bank of America seeks OK for The Villages branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Business Journal

    Bank of America wants to open a branch at what appears to be a vacant site at 2565 Burnsed Blvd. in The Villages in Sumter County. 6 comments

  4. Inmates who escaped Adair Co. jail found in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | WKYT

    Jordan Luttrell, 20, and Thomas Wilson, 34, were found in Sumter County, Florida around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Columbia Police say deputies in Florida stopped a white Cheverolet Corsica and found the pair inside.

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  5. Capture update: Adair escapees located over 600 mile awayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Columbia Magazine

    Capture update: Adair escapees located over 600 mile away Sumter County, Florida deputies located white Chevrolet Corsica and ran license plate . Columbia Police Officer Gary Roy ran NCIC check in Columbia with a hit confimed, Deputies were able to take 20 year old Jordan Luttrell and 34 year old HTomas Wilon into custody without incident.

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  6. On the Disturbing Nature of SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Daily Kos

    There is a crime wave sweeping through Sumter County, Florida. In June, a 69-year-old woman and her 49-year-old boyfriend were sentenced for having sex in a town square.

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  7. Coping with holidays and loss of a loved oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... trying times. Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. at the Lane Purcell Hospice House, 2294 County Road 526, Sumterville in Sumter County. The Florida Department of Health in Lake County in conjunction with the Florida Area Health Education Center Network is sponsoring ...

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  8. Democratic official says Sumter early-voting sites skewed toward VillagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Orlando Sentinel

    While many voters hustled to the polls to cast their early-voter ballots, some folks in Sumter County felt they were left behind. In the county of about 105,100, elections officials opened five early-voting precincts - four of which were located in The Villages retirement community or nearby.

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  9. Gary Morse, Florida's Most Powerful Developer, Creator of the Villages, Dead at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Miami New Times

    ... GOP politician. Harold Schwartz and a business partner first started selling tracts of lands in areas of Sumter County back in the early '70s, but Schwartz's son, Morse, came along in 1983, assumed control, and started planning turning the area into ...

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  10. Tort/Negligence a " STCA - " Exception - " Special Needs Facility - "...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Karriem v. Sumter County Disabilities and Special Needs Board Appealed from Sumter County Circuit Court S.C. App.

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  11. Racer/kingpin Randy Lanier is a free manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Motorsport.com

    Randy Thomas Lanier lived in the biggest house in Sumter County, Florida. The problem is, he had to share than house with 3,100 other men.

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  12. Fmr. Canton Pastor Arrested For Having Sex With MinorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... charges by a Lincoln County grand jury. According to the indictment, Anthony Haglund was taken into custody in Sumter County, Florida without incident on Monday afternoon. Haglund was once in a position of trust. Now the former pastor is being ...

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  13. Relive the "sounds of music" with Elisabeth von Trapp, granddaughter of Maria and Baron von TrappRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | GlobeNewswire

    DELRAY BEACH, FL, Oct. 6, 2014 -- Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection teams up with renowned song stylist Elisabeth von Trapp --granddaughter of Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music --to present two special performances at The Villages "Women's Expo." The event will be held at the Polo Complex, 703 N. Buena Vista Blvd. in Sumter County, Florida on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m .

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  14. Another couple caught having public sex at The VillagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and James Adams were caught having sex within plain view of the public at The Villages retirement community. (Sumter County Sheriff's Office) A man and woman have been arrested after police say they were having sex in plain sight near one of the ...

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  15. FDOT Open House for I-75 Widening ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Department of Transportation District 5, is holding an informational open house regarding plans to widen Interstate 75 from north of the Hernando County line to south of County Road 470 in Sumter County. The design-build project improves safety and capacity on I-75 by widening the road from four lanes to six lanes, fully reconstructing the interchange at exit 314 and updating the ramps, including milling and resurfacing, at exit 309 .

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  16. Judge: Escaped prisoner was 'disruptive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | ABC Action News

    ... Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement is unsure how he might have had access to other clothes. Adams is part of a Sumter County work camp in Bushnell and was serving a six-year sentence for grand theft, burglary, fleeing an officer and drug-related ...

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  17. Prisoner who escaped from work detail capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | ABC Action News

    ... Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement is unsure how he might have had access to other clothes. Adams is part of a Sumter County work camp in Bushnell and was serving a six-year sentence for grand theft, burglary, fleeing an officer and drug-related ...

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  18. Pasco deputies: Search on for escaped prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | ABC Action News

    ... nd or strawberry hair, brown eyes, 5'10" and 164 pounds. He has tattoos on both arms and legs. He is part of a Sumter County work camp in Bushnell and was serving time for grand theft, burglary, fleeing an officer and drug-related offenses.

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  19. Bulger Moved to Fla. PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    The 85-year-old former gangster has been moved to U.S. Penitentiary Coleman-2 in Sumter County, Florida, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons' website. The high-security facility holds nearly 1,500 male inmates.

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  20. Villages church rescues rundown addiction-treatment centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A struggling and rundown residential addiction-treatment center in Sumter County has been saved from certain closure by a Villages congregation.

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