Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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15 June 2019

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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!
let’s do

let’s do

Sea it for yourself In the quaint New England-style town of Mount Dora, lobster is on a roll—literally. At least…
James Combs’ The Hit List

James Combs’ The Hit List

This Honest Food, a holistic teaching kitchen, will open this month in Clermont. The company provides individual and group cooking…
johnson’s pizza pi

johnson’s pizza pi

Pi that’s infinitely delicious By and large—and by that, I mean a large handmade thin crust with a magical blend…
Jaw-snapping fun in Wildwood

Jaw-snapping fun in Wildwood

Few things symbolize Florida as much as alligators, and visitors to GatorWorld in Wildwood have an opportunity to see these…
The Hit List

The Hit List

Since moving to Leesburg with his mother in 2016, a 13-year-old boy has been repeatedly charged with vehicle theft. Son,…
Medicinal music

Medicinal music

When it comes to helping patients with Alzheimer’s disease, Bob Chubboy rocks it. He’s a self-described “flat-land hillbilly” who wears…
Got diabetes? Join the club

Got diabetes? Join the club

Photo: Fred Lopez   A local club helps people manage diabetes, the seventh-leading cause of death in the U.S.  Dick…
Gone with the wind

Gone with the wind

A Villages resident enjoys a hobby that is way over his head. Bill Eatley is happiest when gentle breezes swirl…
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