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Social Spotlight: Art with purpose

Social Spotlight: Art with purpose

Studio Art Farm’s gallery, paintings, classes focused on helping ‘earth-bettering’ charities for a more peaceful planet.    Photos: Nicole Hamel Painting and rescuing animals have become a passion for animal activists and artists PJ Svejda and German Lemus, who opened…
Local Talent: Dead on his feet

Local Talent: Dead on his feet

Charlie ‘Mack’ McGowan follows the sentiment: ‘Stay busy, live longer.’  Photos: Nicole Hamel “Dead on My Feet” is the first song Charlie “Mack” McGowan produced, but his recording career is very much alive. “The song is about me. I just…
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…
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