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Gary Gilchrist and Mission Inn Resort Renew Contract

Gary Gilchrist and Mission Inn Resort Renew Contract

Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy will continue to be one of the great offerings at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-th-Hills for three more years. “We’re thrilled to keep Gary and his staff as part of the Mission Inn family,”…
Lake County Folk Festival in Ferran Park This Weekend

Lake County Folk Festival in Ferran Park This Weekend

Time to party like it’s 1960! The 21st Annual Lake County Folk Festival is coming to historic downtown Eustis this weekend, Saturday and Sunday.  Fine Arts and Craft vendors, food and kid’s games will be at Ferran Park. It’s free…
A ‘Champion’ community, Clermont initiates youth council

A ‘Champion’ community, Clermont initiates youth council

A Youth Council aimed at giving South Lake County High School students an opportunity to learn about city government was recently launched by the city of Clermont. “Ten students applied for the program: five from South Lake High School, three…
National Public Lands Day Sept 22 for a Good Cleaning

National Public Lands Day Sept 22 for a Good Cleaning

Forget your closets, the National Parks need cleaning! As part of the National Public Lands annual clean-up efforts, Lake Griffin State Park guides are  kayaking with volunteers through their waterways picking up trash, on Friday. The fourth Saturday in September…
Keeping the Bears Away (And We Don’t Mean Football)!

Keeping the Bears Away (And We Don’t Mean Football)!

Lake County is using an award of $25,000 toward purchasing bear-resistant trash cans to sell—at a discount—to Lake County residents. If you’ve never met a black bear in your garage or rooting around your tossed refuse, you might not know…
Chris Sievert Named Deputy Chief

Chris Sievert Named Deputy Chief

Chris Sievert has been named Deputy Chief of Lake County Fire Rescue, after the city conducted a months-long search for the right professional. At 16 years of age, Chris volunteered as a cadet with the Volusia County Fire Services. The…
Yellow School Buses Head to State Parks

Yellow School Buses Head to State Parks

Do you remember going on field trips to state parks when you were in school? Today’s students can take advantage of the “Yellow Buses in the Parks” project. A cooperation between three state of Florida departments providing funding for classes…
Know Someone Who Needs 200 New Friends…and a Hall of Fame Award?

Know Someone Who Needs 200 New Friends…and a Hall of Fame Award?

Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards and Lake-Sumter State College Hall of Fame. Submissions should be made no later than Friday, September 10, 2018. Nomination forms are available from Lake-Sumter State College Alumni Association at www.lssc.edu/foundation. Alumni, faculty, staff,…
Adventist Health System Announces Name Change

Adventist Health System Announces Name Change

Effective Jan. 2, 2019, the Altamonte Springs-based Adventist Health System becomes AdventHealth. With nearly 50 hospital campuses and more than 80,000 employees, it’s one of the nation’s largest faith-based health-care systems. The name change includes moving to a consumer-centric, connected,…
Eustis Graduate is Information Warrior

Eustis Graduate is Information Warrior

Seaman James Swain is a cryptologic technician. That means his work for the United States Navy involves analyzing electronic communications, jamming enemy radar signals, deciphering information in foreign languages, and maintaining equipment and networks that generate top-secret intel. The 2017 graduate…
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