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Local distillery brews up hand sanitizer

Local distillery brews up hand sanitizer

It’s not last call for alcohol at Yalaha Bootlegging Co. The shelves are still stocked with homemade, award-winning moonshine. But recently, owner Doug McCormack changed his business model to produce something desperately needed to fight the coronavirus: hand sanitizer. Because…
Local Talent: Country with a twist

Local Talent: Country with a twist

Lake County singer often takes his talents to Nashville. Country artist Rob Nichols, who started performing professionally when he was about 22, thinks back to growing up and listening to his parents’ Elvis Presley 45s, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash and…
Local business owners hoping for quick aid from CARES Act

Local business owners hoping for quick aid from CARES Act

After the U.S. House on Friday approved the monumental CARES Act, some Lake County business owners were keeping their fingers crossed that financial relief would be on the way fast. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a $2.2…
Resources available to local businesses to mitigate COVID-19 impact

Resources available to local businesses to mitigate COVID-19 impact

The Lake County Agency for Economic Prosperity wants to make local businesses aware of the resources available to help mitigate the economic impact of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Gov. Ron DeSantis recently activated the Business Damage Assessment survey to assess the…
Local Talent: Moved by the wind and tides

Local Talent: Moved by the wind and tides

Made of Earth brings nature’s elements to the stage through its lyrics. When three Lake County musicians were trying to name their band, they looked to their Christian faith and the name “Made of Earth” just flowed. “As Genesis 2:7…
Local Talent: Free spirit

Local Talent: Free spirit

Singer Christina Adinolfi spreads energy through her music. Spirituality plays a part in singer Christina Adinolfi’s performances, and listeners felt that one recent evening as her voice floated from the patio of Magical Meat Boutique to the heavens above Mount…
Realtors give back to local organizations

Realtors give back to local organizations

Thanks to the generosity of its members, the Realtors Association of Lake & Sumter Counties (RALSC) gave $1,000 each to the Families in Transition (FIT) and Forward Paths Foundation for Lake & Sumter Counties. The Families in Transition program ensures…
Volunteer for countywide cleanup to keep Lake beautiful

Volunteer for countywide cleanup to keep Lake beautiful

Keep Lake Beautiful is seeking residents and volunteers to participate in the Lake County Countywide Cleanup on Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are needed to help cleanup along roadways and residents are encouraged to clean up their…
Local students embark on extensive state capitol tour

Local students embark on extensive state capitol tour

Local students will be able to report on a special summer experience when they head back to school. Lilly Parker, a senior at Umatilla High School and Taylor Crenshaw, a fifth-grader at The Villages Charter School, were honored to be…
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