Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Monday, May 23, 2022

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A permanent remembrance

A permanent remembrance

This month marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On that dreadful day, we witnessed the true face of evil, leaving images that are forever etched in our minds.  Men and women jumping from the World Trade Center and plummeting to…
History comes alive

History comes alive

  The doors are open to one of the most recognizable houses in Leesburg. In June, the City of Leesburg held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the reopening of the Mote-Morris house, which was damaged by a fire in February…
Two reigning Madisons

Two reigning Madisons

Madison Rowland, a sophomore at Leesburg High School, and Madison Wilson, a 2021 graduate of The Villages High School and now a freshman at Florida State University in Tallahassee, are both local representatives in Florida’s Hometown USA Program, Inc., a…
Pro bass fishing circuit returns to Leesburg in 2022 

Pro bass fishing circuit returns to Leesburg in 2022 

The top professional bass fishing circuit in the world, Bassmaster Elite Series, will kick off the 2022 season in Florida, starting with events on the St. Johns River in Palatka, Feb. 10-13, and the Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg,…
A roll a day… keeps the taste buds happy

A roll a day… keeps the taste buds happy

“Rollin with the Homies,” celebrated its grand opening in Clermont July 1, and its offerings are unique and delicious egg rolls in a variety of tasty flavors restaurant chefs roll fresh daily. Before opening, Rollin with the Homies’ egg rolls…
Recalling a haunting, unforgettable case

Recalling a haunting, unforgettable case

“Cold Blooded: A True Crime Story of a Murderous Teenage Vampire Cult,” is the latest book penned by Leesburg author Frank Stanfield.  “It was the worst crime scene ever,” the veteran newspaper reporter recalls of covering a 1996 vampire cult…
Historically speaking

Historically speaking

  The following are a couple of historical tidbits that occurred in Lake County during the month of August many years ago. They were documented in “The Bulletin of the Lake County Historical Society,” (the organization’s old newsletter), in December…
Did you know?

Did you know?

Of Florida’s healthiest counties, Lake and Sumter counties both ranked in the middle, according to the 2021 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, a program of the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Sumter ranked 28th, while Lake ranked 30th. Florida…
Tee it up

Tee it up

August is National Golf Month. Avid golfers looking for a signature hole that will put their driving and putting skills to the test should try the 17th hole at El Campeon Golf Course at Mission Inn Resort and Club. This…
Thank you for your service and sacrifice!

Thank you for your service and sacrifice!

National Purple Heart Day is Aug. 7, a day each year dedicated to honoring service members awarded the Purple Heart Medal for having made the ultimate sacrifice of giving their lives on the front lines or suffered a life-altering injury…
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