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Legendary lives

Legendary lives

Here’s a look at influential people whose hard work and dedication helped transform Lake and Sumter counties.  Stories: James Combs…
Royal families

Royal families

Descendants of slaves still enjoy living in a historic black community. There’s no place like home. That is certainly true…
Legends of the past

Legends of the past

Historical cemeteries are the final resting places for heroes and characters. Every year on Jan. 27, hundreds of Green Berets…
In your corner

In your corner

Primo Outreach Boxing Club provides youths with lessons for the ring and for life. Photo: Anthony Rao Nurse Carol Patterson,…
In the Kitchen: Hail to the chef

In the Kitchen: Hail to the chef

Chop House’s Charles Stadmire is a hit with customers.  Photos: Douglas Tyler Judging from the elegant ambience and classy décor…
The evolution of homes: the past

The evolution of homes: the past

With advances in architecture and technology, houses look very different than they did 130 years ago. Homes from the past,…
Attractions: Game changers

Attractions: Game changers

Journalists-turned-zombie killers Chris Gerbasi, left, and James Combs. // Photos by Douglas Tyler Forget those old arcades of the 1980s.…
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