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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.
I say, that’s lovely country!

I say, that’s lovely country!

A visit to England reminds me of how much I love history. I recently visited my son and his family in Weybridge, England. I love going over there, mostly because of the two little people living in his house. My granddaughter…
It’s a bird! It’s a seaplane!

It’s a bird! It’s a seaplane!

Calling all airheads! The Seaplane-a-Palooza is March 30-31, Saturday, 10am-7:30pm and Sunday, 9am-1:30pm. This is an exciting FREE event at the Tavares Seaplane Base in the downtown area with the new Ruby Brick Road. The Seaplane Base is on scene…
Limited Wi-Fi Available in Clermont

Limited Wi-Fi Available in Clermont

The city of Clermont is offering free public Wi-Fi in limited locations in the popular Waterfront District. No password is required! The free Wi-Fi can be accsessed from Champions Splash Park, Waterfront Park, the Clermont Boathouse, Boat Ramp, the Highlander…
Easter Egg Hunts and Events

Easter Egg Hunts and Events

With Easter coming April 21, many churches and organizations have scheduled egg hunts in March. Below is a list of places children (and adults!) can enjoy the fun and adventure of an egg hunt. If your event is not listed,…
Caribbean Groove at Modernism Museum

Caribbean Groove at Modernism Museum

If you enjoy swaying to a Caribbean beat, come hear the Caribbean/Jazz steel drum band Caribbean Groove at the Modernism Museum, 145 E. Fourth Ave., Mount Dora. The band will perform Saturday, March 23, at 7pm. A sparkling wine reception…
It’s a parade!

It’s a parade!

The 2019 Parade of Homes promises new home styles, amazing home technologies, and a variety of places to live. Builders of Lake and Sumter counties are making preparations for the 2019 Parade of Homes coming March 30-April 7 in various…
Say no to bullying

Say no to bullying

Leesburg High School has learned one year can make a difference at a school. There’s a lot of buzz at Leesburg High School, and it’s about more than the great Yellow Jackets sports teams. The halls are filled with students…
Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving dinner

Cooking for family is fun, but sharing a meal with family is special. Story: Kimberly Patton and Leigh Neely imberly Patton and her husband had been married seven years when she chose to cook Thanksgiving dinner for just the two…
I found my thrill on blueberry hill

I found my thrill on blueberry hill

Whispering Oaks Winery Restaurant isn’t on a hill, but its blueberry wines might give you a thrill. Though the lunch menu at Whispering Oaks Winery Restaurant is limited, that doesn’t keep it from being very tasty. A group from Style…
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