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Attractions: Extended legacy

Attractions: Extended legacy

Family taking Presidents Hall of Fame museum to the next level.  Photos: Nicole Hamel The six children of John and Jan Zweifel, owners of the Presidents Hall of Fame in Clermont, have come together with a plan. It involves sprucing…
Local Talent: Cassie Dandridge Selleck

Local Talent: Cassie Dandridge Selleck

Leesburg native’s first novel has been optioned into a movie by BCDF Pictures. Photo: Anthony Rao  Author Cassie Dandridge Selleck is living a writer’s dream: to pen a popular book that comes to life on the big screen.  BCDF Pictures…
Local Talent: Nicki Forde

Local Talent: Nicki Forde

Designing woman rediscovers love of art.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Nicki Forde has loved art since a very young age, when she first started drawing horses, her favorite animal at the time. Today, she works as an artist in her home…
Attractions: Picturesque ride

Attractions: Picturesque ride

Dora Canal pontoon boats carry passengers back in time to Old Florida.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Premier Boat Tours’ Captain Nate Jordan says “Welcome to the Dora Canal,” on a recent warm, sunny afternoon while entering the picturesque waterway that links…
Local Talent: Acting chops

Local Talent: Acting chops

Drama class, performing on stage boosted Alan Hickey’s self-esteem as a teen. Acting is in Alan Hickey’s blood.  Performing on stage has been the Ocala mental health counselor’s lifeblood in high school, college, and community theater groups where he has…
Attractions: Showing off muscles

Attractions: Showing off muscles

Local car show revs up interest among automotive enthusiasts.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Jose Fuentes pops the hood of his 1968 Chevrolet Camaro to reveal an engine as clean and shiny as the white exterior. Nine years ago, he restored the…
Attractions: Travel back in time

Attractions: Travel back in time

Add Clermont Historic Village to your list of places to visit. Photos: Nicole Hamel Whether you are a local Clermont resident or an out-of-town visitor, the Clermont Historic Village is a definite must-see. In 1996, the City of Clermont purchased…
Local Talent: Re-purposed

Local Talent: Re-purposed

Clermont-based singer/songwriter Patrick Gibson finds new calling through music he hopes will inspire the world. Photos: Douglas Tyler Making music is nothing new for Patrick Gibson, but the heart behind his songs is newly inspired.  “I like that God gave…
Local Talent: Coloring their world

Local Talent: Coloring their world

Clermont teacher creates personalized chalk drawings to make students feel special. Photos: Nicole Hamel In the early phases of distance learning from COVID-19, teacher Amy Nichols connected with her Pine Ridge Elementary kindergarten students in a fun, artistic way: she…
Attractions: The sweet smell of success

Attractions: The sweet smell of success

Business owner from Miami is looking forward to a bright future in Eustis. Photos: Anthony Rao Lake County will soon be home to a company whose owner is taking the candle business by storm. Karen Lawrence, who owns Lulu Candles…
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