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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!
What an honor

What an honor

An extraordinary flight provided an inside look at a day devoted to veterans.  On a beautiful Saturday in May 2012,…
Food items needed for holiday

Food items needed for holiday

The Miss Leesburg Scholarship Pageant winners are collecting items for the annual Share Your Christmas food drive. Items collected will…
Meet Lake’s top principal

Meet Lake’s top principal

Linda Shepherd-Miller, principal of Lake Minneola High School, has been named Lake County’s Principal of the Year for 2020-21. Shepherd-Miller,…
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”…
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