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The changing landscape

The changing landscape

Projects across Lake and Sumter counties cover all aspects of growth: housing, retail, health care, public safety, recreation and infrastructure.…
Singing in the kitchen

Singing in the kitchen

Howey Mansion’s artistic director and opera singer cooks healthy Japanese dishes. s executive and artistic director of the Howey Mansion…
Local Talent: She’s a natural

Local Talent: She’s a natural

Artist Hope Barton features Florida scenery at her Clermont gallery. Florida’s natural beauty is recognized worldwide, so it’s no wonder…
Strawberry fields forever

Strawberry fields forever

… plus homemade wines make Oak Haven Farms special.  Oak Haven Farms & Winery in Sorrento has been around for…
A house becomes a home

A house becomes a home

Chop House turns fortunes at revolving-door location in The Villages. The restaurant at 1045 Old Camp Road in The Villages…
Make a difference

Make a difference

Here are 40 ways to help humanity in 2020. Adopt a pet The Animal League is a no-kill shelter that…
’Tis the season of giving

’Tis the season of giving

Forget the expensive dress or the shiny watch. This holiday season, do something beneficial for the community and find out…
The Beacon Way

The Beacon Way

The downtown Leesburg college celebrates 30 years of offering degrees to students with learning disabilities.  Some 3,800 miles from her…
My First Time: Kevin Von Maxey

My First Time: Kevin Von Maxey

A photo almost destroyed the language arts teacher’s career before it started. During the 2003-2004 school year, I almost got…
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