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Voices of Hope

Voices of Hope

Five breast cancer patients with one thing in common: a fighting spirit. Photos: Nicole Hamel With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll undoubtedly be bombarded with statistics, studies, and stories about the latest treatment methods.  Sometimes, the human element…
Warm Welcome

Warm Welcome

To greet seasonal residents back to Florida, Style is laying down the law. Story: Roxanne Brown and James Combs Hello, seasonal residents.  Welcome back to The Sunshine State, or, as others call it, paradise.  Just think. Some of your relatives…
Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

Technology, quality, service, community involvement makes grocer giant Kroger, located in Groveland, a welcomed Florida asset. Photos: Courtesy of Kroger Anyone who lives in or has recently visited Florida, has surely noticed an abundance of Kroger delivery vans on the…
All Fired Up

All Fired Up

Members of the Eustis Gun Club feel at home on the range.  Photos: Nicole Hamel On the rifle range, Leesburg resident Jeff Binneveld’s Remington 40X rests on a sighting vise. Looking through a high-powered scope, he zeroes in his rifle…
Dancing with heart and soul

Dancing with heart and soul

Villagers Mark and Susan O’Brien delight in making social dancing more fun, enjoyable and attainable for couples.  Photos: Volkan Ulgen Professional dance performers and instructors, Villagers Mark and Susan O’Brien captivate audiences with their beautiful dancing, lifts in the air,…
Fork on the Road: Tiny bubbles

Fork on the Road: Tiny bubbles

Magic Tea Market in downtown Mount Dora generates raves over variety of its crafted boba-inspired beverages and imported snacks. Photos: Nicole Hamel Since opening last spring in downtown Mount Dora, Magic Tea Market has drawn loyal boba tea drinkers and…
Breaking bud

Breaking bud

By operating a hemp farm, a Umatilla family is helping give flower to the people. Photos: Nicole Hamel As Jammie Treadwell enters a 25,000 square-foot greenhouse in rural Eustis, her eyes light up as she walks past rows of healthy…
Art from the heart

Art from the heart

Local artist strives to make a difference using art and touches many lives along the way.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Sawyer, 4, was at Leesburg’s Rodgers Park recently on a beautiful Saturday afternoon with her grandmother Juanita Petty and brother Luke,…
Hit the road

Hit the road

Hey, Villagers! Here are nearby day trips close to home that you may enjoy. Compiled by James Combs, Roxanne Brown, and Theresa Campbell  Photos: Nicole Hamel and Anthony Rao The Villages has a plethora of exciting and fun things to…
Fork on the Road: Farm-fresh goodness

Fork on the Road: Farm-fresh goodness

Local farmer takes organic farming to a higher level then serves what he reaps to the community with a side of heart.  Photos: Nicole Hamel When eating out, there’s nothing like knowing that every item on your plate was made…
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