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Shemir Wiles

Shemir Wiles is a true Floridian, born and raised in Spring Hill. After receiving a certificate from her fifth-grade teacher that said she would be a journalist in 20 years, she decided that was what she would be when she grew up. Shemir attended the University of South Florida in Tampa and majored in magazine journalism. After graduating with honors in 2007, she began a career in newspaper in Citrus County where she worked for five years before joining the Akers team. Shemir’s hobbies include sleeping, waking up and going back to sleep, tending to two very demanding cats, people-watching, playing dance games on her Wii, shopping entirely too much, and reading… when she isn’t sleeping.
La dolce vita (The sweet life)

La dolce vita (The sweet life)

PHOTOS: Matthew Gaulin Meet the magnificent macaron maestro of Eustis. Rosann Evans lives for a challenge. As a matter of…
FORK ON THE ROAD: Southwest savor

FORK ON THE ROAD: Southwest savor

PHOTOS: Shemir Wiles Delicious Tex-Mex takes center stage at Fiesta Grande. Mount Dora is a mecca for good restaurants. It’s…
IN THE KITCHEN: Made with love

IN THE KITCHEN: Made with love

PHOTOS: Matthew Gaulin After a shaky start on a solid dream, Dippity Duey’s in Oxford is finally flourishing, thanks to…
A Merry Christmas Gift Guide

A Merry Christmas Gift Guide

Only a few more prime shopping days remain, so don’t just sit there. Let Style’s local and not-so-local gift guide…
IN THE KITCHEN: Flavors of fall

IN THE KITCHEN: Flavors of fall

PHOTOS: Matthew Gaulin As the weather grows cooler, turn your attention to these appetizing, easy-to-make autumnal delights. When cooler weather…
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