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James Combs

Akers Media Group's James Combs has been a staff writer for several local publications since August 2000. He has had the privilege of interviewing some of Lake County's many fascinating residents—from innovative business owners to heroic war veterans—and bringing their stories to life. A resident of Lake County since 1986, James recently embarked on a journey to lead a healthier lifestyle. He has lost 60 pounds and walks nearly five miles a day. In his spare time, he enjoys target shooting, skeet shooting and watching his beloved Kentucky Wildcats!
Groveland Library Wins Award

Groveland Library Wins Award

Lake County Library System’s Marion Baysinger Memorial Library was selected by the City of Groveland as “Business of the Month”…
Football Friday

Football Friday

Umatilla and Tavares have bye weeks, but several games tonight feature key matchups between teams from Lake and Sumter counties.…
Crowning achievement

Crowning achievement

The 33rd Annual Miss Leesburg Scholarship Pageant was held last weekend inside the Leesburg High School auditorium. The 2019 representatives include:…
A healthy, happy sweet tooth

A healthy, happy sweet tooth

Crave Bakehouse, a producer of nutritious doughnuts, wants to ‘make your taste buds sing.’  Even the healthiest of eaters would…
Jet surfing coming to Clermont

Jet surfing coming to Clermont

Surf’s up in Clermont. The town will host two premier jet surfing competitions: the MotoSurf America Finals on Oct. 15-16…
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