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City of Clermont to Offer Virtual Chess Club Starting April 1

City of Clermont to Offer Virtual Chess Club Starting April 1

Clermont’s chess lovers soon will be able to connect virtually. The City of Clermont’s Parks and Recreation Department is launching a Virtual Chess Club. The club will convene weekly at 6 p.m. Thursdays starting April 1. “This is the latest…
April 27 coronavirus numbers for Lake and Sumter counties

April 27 coronavirus numbers for Lake and Sumter counties

As of Monday afternoon, April 27, Lake County had 223 cases of coronavirus, while Sumter County had 173 cases, according to the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. Here’s a breakdown of the numbers. LAKE Residents: 211…
Lake County to have more COVID-19 drive-thru test sites by April 22

Lake County to have more COVID-19 drive-thru test sites by April 22

In a news release issued Monday night, Lake County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Leslie Campione announced Lake County will be launching several new efforts to help residents and businesses as the county navigates the COVID-19 situation. “Your leaders in…
April 13 coronavirus numbers in Lake and Sumter counties

April 13 coronavirus numbers in Lake and Sumter counties

As of April 13, Lake County has 155 cases of coronavirus, while Sumter County has 111, according to the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. Here’s a breakdown of the numbers. LAKE Residents: 148 Non-residents: 7 Deaths:…
The Hit List – April 2020

The Hit List – April 2020

Flying high Five Umatilla High School students recently won the state championship in the Real World Design Challenge, an engineering competition, a press release states. The students—Candice Schumaeher, Lillian Humphreys, Jazulin Wisdom, Colby Champoux and Keara Carmelia—designed a drone aircraft…
A different realm

A different realm

New Renaissance Festival of Central Florida is up to the challenge of entertaining crowds. Renaissance fair regulars have three simple tips for first-time visitors: Don’t miss the jousting competition. Be sure to watch the human chess match. Buy a turkey…
Fair time!

Fair time!

The 97th Lake County Fair runs April 5-14 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 2101 Highway 452, Eustis, and this fun, family-friendly event is filled with free entertainment, livestock shows, carnival rides, 4-H exhibits, and, of course, tasty food treats of…
James Combs’ THE HIT LIST, April 2015

James Combs’ THE HIT LIST, April 2015

1 // The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is hiring contracted alligator trappers to work in Lake County, just south of the Florida Turnpike. Why do these rowdy reptiles insist on being  instigators? 2 // Lake County residents are no…

Jamie Mark’s The Hit List: April 2014

1 // Mount Dora indisposed The city hopes to go from paying for sewage disposal to making money on it by drying and pasteurizing the waste into fertilizer for sale. Gives new meaning to the expression “flush with cash.” 2…
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