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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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Local Talent: A brush with destiny

Local Talent: A brush with destiny

Kelley Batson-Howard: ‘I find my soul while painting, and it’s never too late to start.’  Photos: Nicole Hamel Self-taught and a fulltime Eustis artist, Kelley Batson-Howard passionately puts her heart and soul into painting, something that had been on hold…
Tavares Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours

Tavares Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours

Photos: Nicole Hamel Kenkay Solar, 413 E. Alfred St., Tavares, was the site of a meet-and-greet during the Tavares Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours gathering and ribbon-cutting ceremony in February. The Tavares business community and guests were treated to…
Attractions: Crafting magic

Attractions: Crafting magic

Once Upon A Creation offers creative outlet in Clermont. Story and Photos: Cindy Peterson  Once upon a time there was a mother of two, who lost her job and didn’t know what to do. Bills were piling up and the…
Ashley’s House Groundbreaking Ceremony

Ashley’s House Groundbreaking Ceremony

Photos: Nicole Hamel Villagers for Veterans and Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter teamed up for the groundbreaking ceremony of Ashley’s House, 2259 Grove St., Eustis, which will be a transitional group home for female veterans. The house is named in…
South Lake Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

South Lake Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

Photos: Paul Penders Guests were invited to dress up as their favorite historical figure and “party like it’s 1889” at the South Lake Chamber of Commerce’s February 10th Business After Hours hosted by the South Lake Business Leaders at the…
Attractions: An air of excitement

Attractions: An air of excitement

Four wheeling is one thing, but four wheeling in a 14-foot wide, 16-foot tall, 40-foot long, behemoth truck is a whole other adventure. Photos: Nicole Hamel After a one-hour group ride through The Showcase of Citrus’ 2,500-acre citrus and cattle…
Local Talent: Destined to shine

Local Talent: Destined to shine

A local country singer proves you’re never too old to launch a musical career.  Story and Photo: Cindy Peterson Call it fate or God-given providence, but music found its way into local country singer J Alan Six’s life in the…
Person of Interest: Riveting prose

Person of Interest: Riveting prose

Eva Kovacs says ‘Zizi: A Historical Novel that will Shake America to its Roots’ is her most important work. Photo: Nicole Hamel Author Eva Kovacs of Howey-in-the-Hills has been speaking to local church groups and other forums about being raised…
Attractions: Hidden treasures

Attractions: Hidden treasures

Most people can’t give their kids a million bucks, but how about something that will make them feel like they hit the jackpot? Photos: Nicole Hamel The unmistakable delight in 4-year-old Bentley Pinizzotto’s laughter was visibly backed up by smiles…
Attractions: Best Fests

Attractions: Best Fests

Attending Lake and Sumter festival attractions is a great way for festivalgoers to have fun while supporting local causes, businesses.  Photos: Nicole Hamel The local festival scene is rich in history and accolades. From a list of the top 200…
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