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Person of Interest: Marie Rich

Person of Interest: Marie Rich

Realtor, animal lover—and hippie. Vital Stats Realtor with RE/MAX Premier Realty, Mount Dora. Founder of Rich Critter Foundation. Pets: One dog, seven cats. Waitressed for 28 years. Best part of job? I know this sounds so cliché, but it’s helping…
Person of Interest: Melvin ‘Tiny’ Adkins

Person of Interest: Melvin ‘Tiny’ Adkins

Motorcycle enthusiast Interviewer: James Combs // Photo: Anthony Rao Age: 72 Resides in Leesburg. Has been riding motorcycles or trikes since age 15.  President of Florida Trikers Association.  Member of Road Dogs, a Christian, charitable, motorcycle organization in Lake County.…
person of interest: Delrita Meisner

person of interest: Delrita Meisner

Executive director, Be Free Lake Vital Stats: Resides in Mascotte; born and raised in Guam. Husband, Kurt; daughter, Keira. On job two years with Be Free Lake, the county’s substance misuse prevention coalition. What I want people to know about…
Person of Interest: Mike Hein

Person of Interest: Mike Hein

Groveland city manager Vital Stats: Named city manager in March 2018. Born in Milwaukee. Holds degrees from University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and University of Arizona; completed program for government executives at Harvard University. Wife Anne-Marie Russell is executive…
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…
A Doggone Good Investment

A Doggone Good Investment

Bill Bryan Subaru and Subaru of America recently made a paws-itive impact on the community. The Leesburg-based dealership presented a $17,548 check to The Animal League, a nonprofit pet rescue and animal shelter located in Clermont. “We are so grateful…
Person of Interest: Kate DiCamillo

Person of Interest: Kate DiCamillo

Vital Stats Author Kate DiCamillo grew up in Clermont and moved to Minnesota in her 20s. Her first novel “Because of Winn-Dixie” in 2000 was a bestseller and garnered her a Newberry Award. Her latest novel, “Raymie Nightingale,” was a…
PERSON OF INTEREST: Gary Borders

PERSON OF INTEREST: Gary Borders

Photo: Fred Lopez WHAT I HAVE ENJOYED MOST AS LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF: Being the sheriff has given me the opportunity to go throughout Lake County and meet some really great people. It’s been an honor to serve this community and…
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