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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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Villages’ flowers need more than ‘April showers’

Villages’ flowers need more than ‘April showers’

Landscapers’ loving care keeps the community beautiful. The old saying that “April showers bring May flowers” doesn’t tell the full story of why The Villages’ landscapes are blooming in such wonderful array and color this month. Mother Nature is only…
The Magical Mindful Day

The Magical Mindful Day

Editor’s note: Occasionally we have guest writers prepare articles for us. Today is Earth Day, and this seems an appropriate time to spend the day with your family celebrating the beauty of the outdoors. Story: Deborah Salazar Shapiro Five great…
Newcomers and Friends Club Celebrates Anniversary

Newcomers and Friends Club Celebrates Anniversary

Margie Lamb moved to Florida from Texas in 1988 and decided she wanted to be in a women’s group like the one she’d enjoyed in Texas. She met Elaine Basch and together they started Triangle Newcomers’ Club, which is now…
True heroes: Clermont Lowe’s supports elementary school

True heroes: Clermont Lowe’s supports elementary school

The Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Clermont continues hammering home the importance of supporting local schools. On April 18, employees of the store presented Eustis Heights Elementary School with a $5,000 check. The donation is a follow-up to the store’s…
Former Style Model Stars in the Fashion World

Former Style Model Stars in the Fashion World

The fourth annual Hot! issue of Style magazine came out in August 2014. It featured a local model named Olivia Martin. She really made the cover come alive in the bright red dress surrounded by red peppers, and there’s a…
A Gift of Love from Babette’s

A Gift of Love from Babette’s

Babette’s Furniture & Home and Lifestyle Furniture by Babette’s are familiar stores in this area. It’s their hometown appeal that keeps their business thriving. In addition, they truly care for the community and share that care in big ways. Recently…
FHW and Friends of Tavares Library are Helping Babies

FHW and Friends of Tavares Library are Helping Babies

A new program was launched this week by Florida Hospital Waterman, who partnered with the Friends of the Tavares Public Library, to “give newborn babies the gift of a lifetime.” It’s never too early to begin setting aside time for…
Five Local Educators Honored at LSSC

Five Local Educators Honored at LSSC

The High School Counselor’s Conference, held annually at Lake-Sumter State College, had more than 100 educators attending. The highlight of this year’s event was honoring five educators for their commitment to student success in LSSC’s dual enrollment program. A recent…
Mount Dora Celebrates African American History

Mount Dora Celebrates African American History

The African American History Festival in Mount Dora was a day of remembrance and celebration at Cauley Lott Park. For the first time, the group had vendors, entertainment, and a parade. For the first time, they also celebrated with a…
Getting Ready for Bikefest

Getting Ready for Bikefest

AMVETS Post 2006 is moving ahead with preparations for the big crowd expected for the 2018 Leesburg Bikefest. The popular veterans’ post is offering a variety of options for bikers coming into town. Not only will convenient parking be available…
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