You might have seen on the news this week that notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was killed in a West Virginia prison shortly after being transferred there.
What you may not know is that his previous place of residence before being transferred there was Federal Correction Complex Coleman, which is located here in Sumter County, right next to the Village of Fenney.
A few years ago the Orlando Sentinel ran an article on some of the more famous inmates imprisoned there, which you can read right here.
Pretty interesting stuff!
In other news…
Earlier this year I wrote that self-driving taxis were coming to The Villages. After a few extra months to beef up sensor technology and to ensure the highest level of passenger safety, Voyage Auto is ready to begin testing with a handful of volunteers in the Village of Virginia Trace, and they expect to expand from there. [The Villages Daily Sun]
If you’re reading this the day it was published (Friday, Nov. 2, 2018) you have until this Sunday to catch the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall. You can learn more about it in The Villages Daily Sun, and here is a video of the wall’s arrival: