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2022 Men of Success

2022 Men of Success

You see them every day. You may do business with them. They’re your neighbors and friends—the 2022 Men of Success. Photos taken by Nicole Hamel.
The Men of Morris Realty and Investments

The Men of Morris Realty and Investments

L-R: Trey Haliday, Guy Shipley, Scott Strem, Mike Barrett, Jr., Kevin Shipley, and Judd Dickerson At Morris Realty and Investments, a group of dedicated male agents help clients find closure. Morris Realty and Investments began as a dream of Theresa…
Lost and found

Lost and found

Members of the Villages Genealogical Society enjoy looking into their own family ancestries, and helping others do the same. Photos: Nicole Hamel After his parents died, George Zitterell realized just how little he actually knew about his family’s history and…
Local Talent: Tom DiPietro

Local Talent: Tom DiPietro

Tom DiPietro’s love for music runs deep.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Bassist Tom DiPietro, 35, of Mount Dora, experienced some fun gigs when he toured the U.S. and several countries, and now he’s eager to stay closer to home and play…
Person of Interest: Daniel Keel

Person of Interest: Daniel Keel

By becoming a black fighter pilot, Daniel Keel broke racial barriers and changed the future. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats:  99 years old. One of the famous Tuskegee Airmen, the first black military aviators in the U.S. Army AirCorps.  His…
In the Kitchen: Smokin’ Hot Summer Cooking

In the Kitchen: Smokin’ Hot Summer Cooking

Home Chef Michael Gaulin shares his favorite summertime BBQ secrets. Story and photos: Cindy Peterson  There’s nothing like a hot summer day, cool drink in your hand and the smell of something cooking on the grill all while kicking it…
2022 Business Women of Style

2022 Business Women of Style

Distinguished and Accomplished. Meet the women whose hard work, perseverance, and dedication have helped them blossom into outstanding leaders in the business community. 
Rockin’ Robin

Rockin’ Robin

Style’s 2022 Business Woman of the Year, Robin Gump, has a big heart, determination, and is motivated to help others. Photos: Douglas Tyler Samantha (Gump) Wassell recalls being at a Sumter County gala a few years ago when the crowd…
Celebrating 10 years of BWOS

Celebrating 10 years of BWOS

Local female entrepreneurs share memories of being featured in this popular advertising section.  Story: Roxanne Brown, Theresa Campbell, James Combs When you’re a print magazine, there’s only one appropriate way to celebrate an anniversary. That celebration is best reflected within…
Hope for the hopeless

Hope for the hopeless

Three victim advocates for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office assist crime victims by providing them with empathy and respect, current and timely information, and ongoing support and assistance. Photos: Nicole Hamel Bloody noses. Hurtful words. Controlling behavior. For Jessi Laytart,…
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