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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!
cuban & bbq 2 go

cuban & bbq 2 go

BBQ-uban: A Leesburg restaurant offers the best of both worlds for those who love Cuban-style sandwiches and barbecue. The personable service…
The empire spikes back

The empire spikes back

Lake County has netted a prestigious volleyball tournament. Alisha Hoffman spent years with her head buried in the sand. The…
Technically speaking

Technically speaking

Lake and Sumter Counties are on the cusp of some exciting changes in technology. MEDICAL 3D knees Bill Eggert of…
DiGino’s

DiGino’s

A slice of greatness DiGino’s serves up tasty pizza and other Italian delights DiGino’s is a neighborhood Italian restaurant in…
A salute to military history

A salute to military history

Be prepared for your patriotic juices to flow when visiting the Eisenhower Recreation Center. They call it a recreation center.…
Writing a New Chapter

Writing a New Chapter

It was one for the books as the Leesburg Public Library held a celebration June 13 to commemorate three milestones.…
He’s Electric

He’s Electric

Through his company, Electrical Works, Joe Ciceri provides superior customer service. Joe Ciceri is wired to be an electrician. Having…
Red Wing Restaurant

Red Wing Restaurant

There’s a reason why regulars flock to Red Wing Restaurant in Groveland. Simply put, it’s the only game in town—literally.…
It’s a rap

It’s a rap

Leesburg man works to make a name in the music industry. The obvious perks to being a musical star are…
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