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Friday, November 27, 2020

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Tragedy hits home

Tragedy hits home

On Nov. 14, 1970, Ruth and Jenkie Cottrell drove 627 miles from Eustis to Greenville, North Carolina to watch a football game between Marshall and East Carolina. They came to see their son, Stuart, a star quarterback at Eustis High…
Thanksgiving leftovers? Look no further

Thanksgiving leftovers? Look no further

Leftovers sandwiches are as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and dressing, but there are alternative ways to clean out the fridge after holiday guests have gone back home. Instead of a sandwich, try a Thanksgiving leftovers taco. With…
What’s on your table this Thanksgiving?

What’s on your table this Thanksgiving?

Studies found that roasted turkey and pumpkin cheesecake were the most commonly searched recipes in Florida during Thanksgiving season last year. In previous years, green bean casserole and yams turned up on the list, along with, surprisingly, flan. What will…
A corny fall must stop

A corny fall must stop

Looking for somewhere unique to take the kids for some fall-inspired fun, but also need some yummy produce for your Thanksgiving menu? Look no further than Long and Scott Farms at 26216 County Road 448A, Mount Dora. You can shop…
COVID Cruisers

COVID Cruisers

When gyms were closed due to coronavirus, Carroll Jaskulski and his wife Rozann Abato decided to refurbish their bicycles and started riding around Mount Dora. Soon, friends joined them, and former Mount Dora Mayor Melissa DeMarco introduced the cyclists to…
Pandemic nest

Pandemic nest

Just as many local parents were celebrating their empty nests, their kids are boomeranging back home. It’s all part of the 2020 trend, the “Pandemic Nest,” stemming the ripple effect of COVID-19 which caused Junior to lose his job, or…
A little area his-STAR-y lesson

A little area his-STAR-y lesson

If one were to visit Yummi’s Frozen Yogurt and Cafe, 650 8th Street in downtown Clermont, they may notice many things inside and outside of the shop. That includes the store’s cute logo; a smiley faced dollop of frozen swirls…
Hollywood comes to Lake County

Hollywood comes to Lake County

Lake County’s natural beauty and charming small towns caught the eye of Hollywood location scouts throughout the years. Here are some of the more popular movies filmed here: Honky Tonk Freeway (1981). Every building in downtown Mount Dora was painted…
October is for the animals

October is for the animals

October is a month for celebrating multiple animal and pet-related occasions. National Animal Safety and Protection Month, National Pet Wellness Month, National Pitbull Awareness Month are all celebrated throughout the entire month of October each year. The first week of…
Did you know?

Did you know?

Leesburg hosted the country’s first national bass fishing tournament in 1928. The National Fresh Water Bass Tournament ran from Jan. 10 through March 10 and was only open to fisherman from outside of Florida.  The tournament included several categories, including…
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