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Thinking Big, building small

Thinking Big, building small

Tiny dwellings will make big impact on lives of vulnerable youth.  Story:  Roxanne Brown and Theresa Campbell Photos: Nicole Hamel A local nonprofit is thinking in tiny terms to make the biggest impact for Lake County’s homeless unaccompanied youth and young…
Thinking of downsizing?

Thinking of downsizing?

Tiny homes offer huge rewards for retirees, snowbirds, and those ready for the next stage of life.   Photos: Courtesy of Coles Carangian Located on Lake Andrew in Oxford is 70 acres of beautiful land, plentiful with tree canopies, greenery,…
A shot in the right direction

A shot in the right direction

Lake County, state officials working together on getting as many people vaccinated as possible. Photos: Nicole Hamel A few months ago, Betty Lemley arrived at her new doctor’s office in Leesburg carrying a cardboard sign reading “Will work for food” with…
The loneliest man

The loneliest man

The short life and untimely death of a NASA whistleblower. Neil Armstrong would never have declared “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” on July 20, 1969 if  fellow astronaut Roger Chaffee hadn’t shouted, “We’ve got a…
Attractions: Showing off muscles

Attractions: Showing off muscles

Local car show revs up interest among automotive enthusiasts.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Jose Fuentes pops the hood of his 1968 Chevrolet Camaro to reveal an engine as clean and shiny as the white exterior. Nine years ago, he restored the…
Healthy Inspiration: Hungry to help others

Healthy Inspiration: Hungry to help others

Needy get filled, volunteer couple in Mount Dora get fulfilled. For 18 years since retiring to Florida from North Dakota, Cal and Shirley Rolfson are pretty much living the dream.  They enjoy a decent lifestyle in Mount Dora, they are…
Rooting for health

Rooting for health

Health-minded duo partners with City of Groveland on a fishy new endeavor.  Photos: Anthony Rao Interesting, even revolutionary, things are happening inside a greenhouse that recently sprang up in Groveland.   The greenhouse exists because Mark Pester, a former marketing…
Doors are opening in real estate

Doors are opening in real estate

Local real estate market remains strong as prices go through the roof. Story: James Combs, Theresa Campbell, Roxanne Brown Lynn Haynes, a real estate agent with Morris Realty and Investments, grew understandably concerned about the fate of her industry when…
One smart cookie

One smart cookie

Realtor of the Year brings touch of home to real estate. Photo: Douglas Tyler Kara Wisely sweetens real estate transactions. With each home closing, the executive chef turned real estate agent makes clients a salted honey pie or batch of…
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