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Leigh Neely

Leigh Neely began her writing career with a weekly newspaper in the Florida panhandle, where she not only did the writing, but delivered the papers to the post office and dispensers. She has been writing ever since for a variety of newspapers and magazines from New Jersey to Leesburg. With her writing partner, Jan Powell, Leigh has published two novels as Neely Powell.
Boy Scouts Earn Genealogy Merit Badges

Boy Scouts Earn Genealogy Merit Badges

    Pastfinders of South Lake Genealogy Society recently presented the 2019 class of their annual Genealogy Merit Badget Workshop. There are now 61 Scouts in  Clermont, Groveland, Mineola, and Montverde who have successfully completed this course. The Scouts spend…
“A Doll’s House” is Still Apropos for Society

“A Doll’s House” is Still Apropos for Society

If you haven’t been to see “A Doll’s House” at The Studio Theatre at Tierra Del Sol in The Villages, stop now and order your tickets. It plays until April 28, so you have time. Written in 1879 by Henrik…
FPRA Honoes Office of Communications in Lake County

FPRA Honoes Office of Communications in Lake County

The Florida Public Relations Association had their 2019 Mid Florida Local Image Awards in Ocala recently. Lake County Office of Communications received an Award of Distinction for Lake County’s 2018 State of the County video, “A Spirit of Service.” The…
Clermont Fire Marshal Honored

Clermont Fire Marshal Honored

The city of Clermont recently announces that Fire Marshal Jennifer Pierce received the Florida Fire Sprinkler Association 2019 Champion of Industry award. It seemed a fitting award for an employee of the Choice of Champions city and is the association’s…
Clermont Youth Council Attend Legislative Action Days

Clermont Youth Council Attend Legislative Action Days

The Clermont Youth Council took action during Legislative Action Days; they went to Tallahassee to meet state legislators. The city of Clermont took the teens to the annual Youth Council Civic Education Days in March. “The City of Clermont is…

2019 Parade of Homes Winners

The 2019 Parade of Homes was once again a big success for the Home Builders Association of Lake-Sumter and its sponsors. “Many people, familiar with the Parade of Homes concept began calling us in January to get the dates of…

Butterflies are free

The Fred Funk Butterfly Garden in Lady Lake is different from most you’ve seen. It’s not inside an enclosed hot house; instead, it’s a plant demonstration garden with plants that grow well in Florida’s climate and plants that attract Central…
A Doll’s House at The Studio

A Doll’s House at The Studio

“A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen (translated by Christopher Hampton) was written in 1879, that 140 years ago, and it’s still being performed in the 21st century. This production, at The Studio Theatre in The Villages, will star Whitney Morse…
Social Spotlight: A symphony tribute

Social Spotlight: A symphony tribute

‘Ballade in Blue’ is a special performance for the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra and its co-founder, Audrey Sanders. Guy Saint-Clair and his wife, Audrey Sanders, had a vision for an orchestra in Lake County, and now the Florida Lakes Symphony…
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