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Gary Corsair

Akers Media Group Executive Editor Gary Corsair began writing professionally while attending high school in Greentown, Indiana. He spent most of the past 38 years in a variety of newspaper positions, including publisher and editor-in-chief. Gary’s earned more than 50 awards for journalistic excellence and is the author of Legal Lynching: The Sad Saga of the Groveland Four. He and Gwen, his wife of 35 years, came to Florida from Indiana 20 years ago. They reside in Fruitland Park.

Opportunity to see the phenom!

Clear your calendar for Saturday! Shane Greene is returning to Florida! The kid from Clermont who has become the ace…

“Sands” like fun

Tournaments are already being played at the recently-installed volleyball courts at the Hickory Point Beach Sand Volleyball Complex in Tavares.…
No dough … nuts … for me

No dough … nuts … for me

Oh Donut King, oh Donut King, how could you forsake us?!! Rumors of Donut King opening a second location have…
The ‘Burg is Coming Along

The ‘Burg is Coming Along

It’s nice to see new businesses popping up along Leesburg’s main arteries. We have two new Dunkin’ Donuts – one…
Accomplices?

Accomplices?

Arrington never deviated from the story she told investigators in 1968 — that “a heavyset black woman” and two men…
How ‘bout them Lightning?

How ‘bout them Lightning?

Leesburg’s entry in the Florida Collegiate League is putting up some big numbers. Dillon Cooper and Colby Lusignan are tied…
Liar

Liar

When first questioned, on April 23, 1968, Arrington tells police that she spent the previous day at Venetian Gardens fishing…
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