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Friday, February 26, 2021

Florida

Three Florida universities among leaders in patents

Three Florida universities among leaders in patents

The University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, and University of Florida all ranked among the top 50 universities worldwide in patents granted in 2016. The three universities, located in the growing Florida High Tech Corridor region, were granted…
Bigger, faster, better–more space for LRMC ER

Bigger, faster, better–more space for LRMC ER

Local dignitaries and hospital staff gathered Monday outside Leesburg Regional Medical Center’s emergency room for a groundbreaking. The $27 million expansion is expected to open in the spring of next year and will include a second short-stay wing as well…
The Villages Hosts Spartan Weekend

The Villages Hosts Spartan Weekend

The sudden loss of the camaraderie and sense of brotherhood experienced while in an active military unit can leave a soldier feeling lost and disoriented. These men and women come back from war with the expectation of returning to the…
Visit the library from your home

Visit the library from your home

Have you ever heard of the Florida Electronic Library? It’s available on your computer, tablet, or whatever device you use to read online material. It’s very easy to access. Simply go to mylakelibrary.org, and on the home page under Databases,…
Beacon College ranked No. 1

Beacon College ranked No. 1

Beacon College has garnered the No. 1 spot for the best program and best value among schools with programs for students with learning disabilities or other special needs, according to new national ranking. The downtown Leesburg campus was rated No.…
Riding the Emerald Coast

Riding the Emerald Coast

Story & Photos: Gary McKechnie South Florida makes you assume every mile of oceanfront is cloaked behind a wall of condos, but the Emerald Coast changes the story. Nature seduces motorcyclists, and few Florida journeys are as seductive as a…
PALMER LEGENDS COUNTRY CLUB

PALMER LEGENDS COUNTRY CLUB

Writer: Theresa Campbell // Photo: Fred Lopez Warm, handsome décor of rich dark leather and a burning fireplace offer old-world ambiance at Palmer Legends Country Club in The Villages, where a spectacular view of the golf course makes this a “must”…
Gator Bay Bar and Grill

Gator Bay Bar and Grill

Writer: James Combs Photo: Fred Lopez Fun, sun, and food well done. A cool breeze coming off the water blows softly on the back of my neck. Palm trees sway gently, while classic rock plays in the background. Gator Bay…
Florida Veterans: A Population at Risk

Florida Veterans: A Population at Risk

The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs reports that Florida has the third largest veteran population in the nation—1.6 million strong. That’s 12 percent of the state’s population 18 and older. Ironically, it’s that same population that is in trouble—big trouble.…
Florida ‘Face-Off’

Florida ‘Face-Off’

Top lacrosse teams come to Clermont Spring break is when most college students head to Florida, usually for the beach, but for many student-athletes it means heading to warm weather and high-tech training facilities like the one in Clermont. The…
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