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SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: Simply Amazing

SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: Simply Amazing

Local residents can compete in “The Amazing Race” without leaving Lake County. STORY: James Combs PHOTOS: Tim Totten Tim Totten…
Happy birthday, Mr. President

Happy birthday, Mr. President

The popular GeorgeFest celebration is sure to get your patriotic juices flowing. story: James Combs / photos: Christie Bobbitt George…
Living the dream

Living the dream

Locals can celebrate diversity while honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. story: James Combs  /  photos: courtesy…
Boogie on down

Boogie on down

Sumter County’s Beef and Boogie Festival celebrates the area’s rich history in the cattle industry. story: James Combs  photos: Provided…
Ghoulish delight

Ghoulish delight

If you love a bit of horror mixed with a family-friendly good time, this year’s Terror! on the Lake may…
Nurture in nature

Nurture in nature

story: James Combs  |  photos: Courtesy of Debi Dyer Take a two-hour pontoon boat ride through the breathtaking Dora Canal.…
From battered to victorious

From battered to victorious

For Lori Bajares, domestic violence hits close to home. She remembers her personal nightmare all too well. The bruises, black…
Par-tee on the lake

Par-tee on the lake

When Jan Zacharchuk moved to Lake County from St. Petersburg in 2005, she was surprised by the area’s beautiful, pristine…
Man up ‘n shop!

Man up ‘n shop!

Getting a man to shop might be like pulling teeth. In fact, when compared to shopping, pulling teeth may sound…
Welcome home, Vietnam Vets

Welcome home, Vietnam Vets

More than 58,000 American soldiers gave their lives during the Vietnam War. Some of the soldiers who survived received a…
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