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Jamie Mark’s ‘The Hit List’

The Clermont Zoo “Swamp Brothers” Robbie and Stephen Keszey want to build a zoo in Clermont. Wonder which side of the bars they will be on? Villager’s modifying golf carts to go slower And in a related story, they’re trying…
Turning a new page in life

Turning a new page in life

They say that life’s struggles help us become stronger people. That is certainly the case for Sharon Sutton. She was diagnosed with inoperable cancer in 1984 and was told she had 30 days to live. Although she survived, the cancer…
INSPIRATION: Overcoming addiction

INSPIRATION: Overcoming addiction

Allison Kreiger and Mitchell Baumann have struggled with addiction. Kreiger, who grew up in Orlando, endured a nasty three-year battle with bulimia and anorexia that nearly destroyed her life. She overcame these diseases by compiling a team of physicians that…
From battered to victorious

From battered to victorious

For Lori Bajares, domestic violence hits close to home. She remembers her personal nightmare all too well. The bruises, black eyes, cuts, and scrapes all over her body. The desperate cries and screams for help. The emotional trauma of thinking…

LEADER IN EDUCATION: Shining a light on success

Beacon College stays ahead of the pack. In a list released in June by the ValuePenguin online database service, Beacon ranked sixth out of Florida’s best value colleges. Only larger public universities such as the University of Florida, Florida State…
COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT:  Back in the swing

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Back in the swing

August is National Golf Month. Why not celebrate by playing a round of 18 holes on one of the area’s picturesque, challenging golf courses? Here are five courses designed to impress both novice and seasoned golfers alike. Wildwood Continental Country…
OUTSTANDING STUDENT

OUTSTANDING STUDENT

Gavin Casey Age 15/Mount Dora High School/Sophomore[divider_1px] I’ve never had a Facebook account. I have Twitter, but I never use it. Although my generation is classified as techies, I want to be the odd one out and show people that…

RECOGNITION: Above+beyond

Hard work always pays off, and on May 23rd, the Alee Academy in Eustis held a special Student Award and Business Partner Appreciation Banquet at Lake Receptions to recognize students who had recently completed the school’s work-learning program. The Alee…
ACHIEVEMENT: Emily speaks up

ACHIEVEMENT: Emily speaks up

Some people are terrified by public speaking. Emily Leto relishes it. That was evident at the National Junior Beta convention in Mobile, Ala., where she competed in a public speaking contest against 30 other state finalists. The seventh-grade student of…
PERSON OF INTEREST

PERSON OF INTEREST

Lake County Property Appraiser Carey Baker[divider_1px] Greatest achievement: My 32-year career in the Army National Guard. I joined as an 18-year-old high school student and just retired in January 2013. Being in the Army National Guard took me from the…
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