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Chris Sievert Named Deputy Chief

Chris Sievert Named Deputy Chief

Chris Sievert has been named Deputy Chief of Lake County Fire Rescue, after the city conducted a months-long search for the right professional. At 16 years of age, Chris volunteered as a cadet with the Volusia County Fire Services. The…
Yellow School Buses Head to State Parks

Yellow School Buses Head to State Parks

Do you remember going on field trips to state parks when you were in school? Today’s students can take advantage of the “Yellow Buses in the Parks” project. A cooperation between three state of Florida departments providing funding for classes…
Four Leesburg High School JROTC Students Receive Scholarships

Four Leesburg High School JROTC Students Receive Scholarships

Leesburg High School’s JROTC students have had a big year for scholarships! Four students in the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps were awarded scholarships totaling more than $800,000. Three of the Air Force Junior ROTC students, Katia Baita, Sarah Munnigh,…
Lady Lake Historical Train Museum Re-Opens to Public

Lady Lake Historical Train Museum Re-Opens to Public

Imagine being 135 years old, completely moved off your foundation twice in your lifetime, and having four different jobs, and serving four different railroad companies. Lady Lake’s Historical Train Museum is alive and well after doing all of the above.…
You’ve Done Your DNA, Now What?

You’ve Done Your DNA, Now What?

Get the information you need about what to do now on Thursday, Sept. 13, during a lecture by Allison Ryall at the Cooper Memorial Library at 5 p.m. to help you understand DNA results. The talk is presented by Pastfinders of…
Do You Know These Companies?

Do You Know These Companies?

  What do a helicopter company, steelworks company, software company, and cleaning equipment company all have in common? They are finalists in the first round of 2018 Florida Companies to Watch. This distinguished award is being given by GrowFL to…
Know Someone Who Needs 200 New Friends…and a Hall of Fame Award?

Know Someone Who Needs 200 New Friends…and a Hall of Fame Award?

Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards and Lake-Sumter State College Hall of Fame. Submissions should be made no later than Friday, September 10, 2018. Nomination forms are available from Lake-Sumter State College Alumni Association at www.lssc.edu/foundation. Alumni, faculty, staff,…
FHW Expansion and ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony

FHW Expansion and ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony

Just when you’d think nothing could top Florida Hospital Waterman, they topped themselves! Employees of Florida Hospital Waterman, community members, and honored guests celebrated the structural topping out of the new Emergency Department expansion and Patient Tower recently. Resident and…
Durand Park opens at Beacon College

Durand Park opens at Beacon College

A ceremony dedicating the Virginia and Robert Durand Garden was held Friday at the new downtown Leesburg pocket park by Beacon College officials. The 12,000-square-foot area inhabits what was Palmetto Street in downtown Leesburg and is appointed with drake elms,…
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