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OUT+ABOUT: Canine ambassadors

OUT+ABOUT: Canine ambassadors

Hotels around the country are providing a different sort of amenity — ones with four legs — to help you feel right at home. STORY: Patti Nickell I am not the kind of travel writer who routinely gets involved with…

Jamie Mark’s The Hit List: April 2014

1 // Mount Dora indisposed The city hopes to go from paying for sewage disposal to making money on it by drying and pasteurizing the waste into fertilizer for sale. Gives new meaning to the expression “flush with cash.” 2…
Best in class

Best in class

A teacher’s unyielding passion for helping students achieve academic success has paid big dividends. Rachel Adams, a fourth-grade teacher at Round Lake Elementary School, was named Lake County Teacher of the Year for 2015 during a celebration dinner held at…

Valuable volunteers

April is National Volunteer Month. Recently, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners held a special recognition ceremony to honor 43 volunteers who have contributed more than 150 hours of service. The Board of County Commissioners has received more than…
PERSON OF INTEREST

PERSON OF INTEREST

Joe Bamford Owner Of Haljoe Coach Entry into music: When I was in high school in New Brunswick, Canada, I was fat and never had a girlfriend. A friend of mine had a band and one day, I was helping…
Having a ball

Having a ball

It was an evening of merriment, feasting, and dancing in The Villages as the Louisiana Club held its second annual Mardi Gras Ball. Attendees dressed as Egyptians and pirates descended upon Lake Miona Recreation Center, which on this fun-filled evening…
FORK ON THE ROAD: Mason Jar Restaurant

FORK ON THE ROAD: Mason Jar Restaurant

This Umatilla eatery, known for down-home Southern eats, has been serving up all the comforts of home since 1979. STORY: Shemir Wiles  PHOTOS: Fred Lopez+Matthew Gaulin Any restaurant that serves real Southern sweet tea in glass Mason jars will naturally…
IN THE KITCHEN: Italy is served

IN THE KITCHEN: Italy is served

In Roberto Manco’s kitchen, cooking is about passion, creativity, and making people happy with incredible Italian cuisine. STORY: Shemir Wiles PHOTOS: Fred Lopez His boyish smile is infectious. And his spirit — it’s one of gratitude and sheer humility. Most…
Love in bloom

Love in bloom

Local wedding and event planner Bob Tucker of Miss Daisy’s Flower & Gifts shares his insights on current wedding trends and what couples need to know to create an affair to remember. story: Shemir Wiles / photos: Fred Lopez LIVE…
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Armed with love

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Armed with love

story: Fred Hilton photo: Fred Lopez Operation Shoebox supports the needs of troops serving abroad and returning home. They sacrifice their time, their families and in some cases, their lives. They suffer through daily assaults of missiles, bullets, and grenades.…
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