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Local Talent: Making an impression

Local Talent: Making an impression

Eustis artist Jennifer Harper finds relief in printmaking. While the national economy is taking a hit from COVID-19, artists also are being affected greatly. “This could really redefine people because as an artist, you’re very much, just like everybody else,…
Outstanding Student: Hadley Fales

Outstanding Student: Hadley Fales

5-year-old is an avid reader. When did you start reading? When I was a baby. Do you have a favorite book? “Uni the Unicorn.” Where’s your favorite place to read? In my bedroom. How many books have you read so…
Book Club: ‘Luna, a Dog Named After the Moon’

Book Club: ‘Luna, a Dog Named After the Moon’

Villager Diane Dean helps a puppy ‘tell’ her story about living in Hollywood. Diane Dean has written short stories about animals like horses, cats and goldfish. But she was uniquely inspired by her son’s family dog, Luna, and their life…
How the homeless community is dealing with COVID-19

How the homeless community is dealing with COVID-19

While most people are following CDC guidelines and quarantining themselves at home during the coronavirus outbreak, some people in the community don’t have that luxury. Homeless shelters and other social services organizations must adapt to dealing with COVID-19 while helping…
Legends of the past

Legends of the past

Historical cemeteries are the final resting places for heroes and characters. Every year on Jan. 27, hundreds of Green Berets storm Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. They gather to remember the life of Green Beret Franklin Douglas Miller on his…
Local Talent: Country with a twist

Local Talent: Country with a twist

Lake County singer often takes his talents to Nashville. Country artist Rob Nichols, who started performing professionally when he was about 22, thinks back to growing up and listening to his parents’ Elvis Presley 45s, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash and…
Spirits: Twisted vines

Spirits: Twisted vines

Lake Seneca Farms has an orchard full of fruits to make unique wines for any taste. Tim Besuden got into hobby wine about seven years ago, when he and his wife, Jane, moved from Orlando to Mount Dora. They eventually…
My First Time: Bob Fulwider

My First Time: Bob Fulwider

Tattoos should be earned, says artist from House of Ink in Leesburg. When I got my first tattoo, I was 18 years old. I walked in, picked one (a cross and rose) off the wall and that was it. Now…
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