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Remember to never forget

Remember to never forget

Sept. 11 marks the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed and injured thousands of people when hijacked planes crashed into the twin towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. On this day, people remember lives lost…
Isn’t she lovely

Isn’t she lovely

Photo provided by missleesburg.com The 34th annual Miss Leesburg Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, September 26, at the Leesburg High School auditorium. Invitation for entry is extended to all local girls living or attending school in Leesburg, Yalaha,…
Bottoms up!

Bottoms up!

Beer lovers, Sept. 28 is your day! It’s National Drink a Beer Day, according to Foodimentary.com, just in case you need an excuse to enjoy your favorite brew. Those interested in savoring a selection of some fine German beers may…
Boat safely

Boat safely

As Lake County residents take to local waterways, the U.S. Coast Guard encourages people to act responsibly in following safety procedures while boating. “Florida is the biggest boating state that there is, and obviously we have great recreation,” says Robert…
Chug a Chaga

Chug a Chaga

Photos: Anthony Rao Mushroom lovers will be happy to know that there is a whole month dedicated to the tasty little fungi. According to NationalDayCalendar.com, September is National Mushroom Month, so you may try stuffing one for dinner or chopping…
Treat Me Nice… Treat Me Good

Treat Me Nice… Treat Me Good

September is “Be Kind to Writers and Editors Month.” We know, it sounds bizarre, but Texas-based Lone Star Publishing actually established the event in 1984. For some, displaying kindness to a writer or editor seems incomprehensible. Many think journalists twist…
Sticking to their guns

Sticking to their guns

As of July 31, Lake County ranks 13th among Florida’s 67 counties in the number of people who have concealed weapons permits, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Licensing. In Lake County, 50,422 people…
Honey honey

Honey honey

Dandelions aren’t just a weed to get rid of in your garden! They also have dual uses, culinary and medicinal. Dandelions are 100% edible, and in the culinary world, they have many uses because they are so full of antioxidants,…
The Hit List – July 2020

The Hit List – July 2020

Reunited and it feels so good The Lake County Animal Shelter is using a facial recognition app to identify lost dogs and cats, a press release states. Pet owners can use the Finding Rover app to upload a picture of…
The Hit List – June 2020

The Hit List – June 2020

From ‘ruff’ to refined Sit, stay, heel. Now here’s a command for dog owners: As temperatures rise, keep your canines cool. “Long-haired dogs should be brushed once a day,” says Brenda Meisman, owner of Bow Wow Grooming in Altoona. “When…
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