The Small Business Development Council is holding a series of business seminars at The Villages® Sumter County Service Center, helping businesses grow and succeed. These NO-COST seminars will provide you the expertise, resources and tools to help your business grow and succeed. If you are not reaching your goals, then join this seminar.
Four Central-Florida educational institutions received approval this week from the State Board of Education to offer Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing.
When he looks at The Villages, Gov. Rick Scott sees an exciting dynamic taking place that squarely aligns with his state economic policies.
Construction of a new Lowe’s is under way at 5630 Seven Mile Drive in the Trailwinds Development on County Road 466A in Wildwood.
Not all roads lead to The Villages, but area leaders are making sure the ones that do accommodate current residents and continued growth.
Businesses can receive updated information regarding the transportation and distribution of essential commodities during a state of emergency declared by the Governor by registering in advance with the Florida Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center at www.flvbeoc.org.
For the fifth consecutive year, The Villages claimed the distinction as the oldest community in the country.
The median age in The Villages metropolitan statistical area, which includes all of Sumter County but not The Villages in Lake or Marion counties, also increased at a greater clip from 2000 to 2016 than anywhere else in country.
Planning where you’ll spend your retirement can be difficult, especially for folks who will be relying heavily on Social Security as a main source of income. There are, however, places where Social Security goes further than others and in a new study, SmartAsset has delved in the numbers to find out where. In its third annual study, SmartAsset analyzed Social Security income, cost of living data, and taxes across all counties to determine where people are getting the most mileage out of Social Security, and Sumter County ranked among the top spots in Florida.
Ed Bull still remembers the crowd from the first time the Sumter County master gardeners hosted a speaker at the Oxford Community Center.
In the army of small business owners who are part of fueling the growing economy in The Villages, some of the strongest are marching on their own.