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THIS ‘N THAT: King Curmudgeon

THIS ‘N THAT: King Curmudgeon

story: Fred Hilton photo-illustration: Anthony Casto The other day I was getting a haircut in Lake-Sumter Landing when an enormous truth dawned on me. My regular barber Bill had pretty much finished my haircut and was trimming my eyebrows. As…
Smoking the competition

Smoking the competition

T. Weston’s Smokehouse in Wildwood is well-known for its succulent, flavorful barbecue. That’s why the restaurant has been recognized as one of the “Best of the Best Barbecue Restaurants in America” by the publication National Barbecue News. To be eligible…
MEET A VILLAGER: Stephanie VanDevander

MEET A VILLAGER: Stephanie VanDevander

VILLAGE OF NAPIER Formerly with the Vice President’s Office of National Security Affairs story: James Combs  photo provided Noteworthy achievement: While working as a civilian with the U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon, I was selected and detailed to the…
The great communicator

The great communicator

The City of Tavares public communications department received two awards at the  3CMA annual conference and nationwide competition in Scottsdale, Ariz. 3CMA is a national professional organization that recognizes excellence in government communications and marketing. Joyce Ross, department director, was…
CLUB OF THE MONTH: The Villages Straight Shooters Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: The Villages Straight Shooters Club

STICKING TO THEIR GUNS story: James Combs photo: Fred Lopez If you hear residents of The Villages say they are going to the range, you cannot automatically assume they are looking to improve their golf swing or increase their driving…
Spelling bee C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N-S

Spelling bee C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N-S

Twenty-six teams attempted to “bee” their best, but in the end, only one team would be able to buzz about winning. The Akers Media Group team won first place at Take Stock in Children’s 12th annual Corporate Spelling Bee Fundraiser…
A doggone good time

A doggone good time

Few things are as enjoyable as spending a paw-stomping, tail-wagging, fun-filled day with your dog. Perhaps you should consider attending the Humane Society of Lake County’s 10th Annual WestMUTTster Dog Show on Nov. 10 at the Lake County Fairgrounds in…
Boogie on down

Boogie on down

Sumter County’s Beef and Boogie Festival celebrates the area’s rich history in the cattle industry. story: James Combs  photos: Provided Where’s the beef? Look no farther than your own backyard. While most people equate Florida with Mickey Mouse and white…
BOOK CLUB

BOOK CLUB

Greyhound A touching, coming-of-age story The year is 1981. Eleven-year-old Sebastien Ranes is put on a Greyhound bus at 3a.m. in Stockton, Calif., by his neglectful mother. With only $35 in his pocket and his final destination over 2,600 miles…
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