3 die, 1 hurt in ‘nearly head-on’ crash in Sumter County, troopers say
Both drivers and a passenger involved in a “nearly head-on” crash Saturday morning in Sumter County have died, and a fourth person — another passenger — is now hospitalized with serious injuries, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Sumter deputies deploy gas to end standoff with attempted murder suspect wanted in Pasco
A man wanted in Pasco County, accused of attempted murder, was arrested early Wednesday in the Croom-A-Coochee area after barricading himself in a trailer and prompting a standoff with law enforcement, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.
The Villages golf cart bridge over SR-44 closed for inspection after vehicle strike, sheriff’s office says
The Chitty Chatty Golf Cart Bridge, acquainted with drivers on State Road 44 as an iconic piece of signage for The Villages, is closed until further notice following a vehicle strike, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.
🐵Yoga with lemurs, painting with primates helps support Central Florida wildlife conservancy
If you’re looking for a calming activity, you may turn to painting or yoga, but one Sumter County attraction is adding some wildlife like deer, anteaters and even lemurs to the mix. It’s all in an effort to help endangered animals.