Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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18 August 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!
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…
Artman Country Smokehouse

Artman Country Smokehouse

“Meat” me When it comes to Southern culture, barbecue is as popular as college football, whiskey, and country music. In…
Happy birthdays to me

Happy birthdays to me

Villager who was ‘born twice’ adopts a grateful attitude. Helenea Keskin of The Villages lays claim to something very few…
Meet the Folkers

Meet the Folkers

Brace yourself for good folk, good music, and good times. Being raised near Nashville ignited John French’s affinity for country…
The Hit List

The Hit List

Special Adventures for Special People provides scuba therapy for special needs children and adults in Lake County. The Clermont-based program…
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