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Hours expanded at W.T. Bland Public Library

Hours expanded at W.T. Bland Public Library

The W.T. Bland Public Library is happy to announce the expansion of weekend and evening hours.  After nearly a one-year absence, the W.T. Bland Public Library is resuming its Saturday and evening hours effective this week (March 1, 2021). The…
Leesburg High hosts Gullah feast for Black History Month

Leesburg High hosts Gullah feast for Black History Month

  Leesburg High School culinary students celebrated Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 25, with a tribute to the food and culture of the Gullah people (also known as Geechee), descendants of Africans who were enslaved on the rice, indigo,…
Fifth-grade STEAM students to build and launch 100 rockets

Fifth-grade STEAM students to build and launch 100 rockets

As part of their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) studies, fifth-grade students at Umatilla Elementary have built 100 rockets with parts they created using a 3-D printer. They will launch the rockets at the school on Friday, March…
Lake County accepts applications for emergency rental assistance

Lake County accepts applications for emergency rental assistance

Beginning Monday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m., Lake County residents can apply for rental assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Registration for the program will close at 11:59 p.m. on March 21. Lake County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program is…
Clermont Youth Council Donates Care Packs for Homeless

Clermont Youth Council Donates Care Packs for Homeless

The Clermont Youth Council has a heart for the homeless. The teens serving in the City of Clermont’s program initiated a project to help the local homeless population and recently brought it to the finish line by delivering over 250 toiletry-filled…
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