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Umatilla’s Cadwell Park hosting annual Florida Wildlife Festival

Umatilla’s Cadwell Park hosting annual Florida Wildlife Festival

The Florida Wildlife Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 19, at Cadwell Park, 4 Cassady St. in Umatilla. The family-friendly attraction begins at 11am and the BBQ Cook-off starts at 5pm. The festival will include nature tours, children’s…
Help keep Umatilla beautiful at cleanup event

Help keep Umatilla beautiful at cleanup event

Keep Lake Beautiful is inviting volunteers to participate in a community cleanup in Umatilla. The cleanup will be conducted from 9am-noon Saturday, March 16, at two Umatilla locations: 58 Cassady St. and Southside Ball Park at 17107 Ball Park Road.…
Umatilla Native Serves aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

Umatilla Native Serves aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

BREMERTON, Wash. – A Umatilla, Florida, native and 2007 Umatilla High School graduate is serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, a floating airport at sea. Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Dunn is an electronics technician serving aboard…
Keeping the Bears Away (And We Don’t Mean Football)!

Keeping the Bears Away (And We Don’t Mean Football)!

Lake County is using an award of $25,000 toward purchasing bear-resistant trash cans to sell—at a discount—to Lake County residents. If you’ve never met a black bear in your garage or rooting around your tossed refuse, you might not know…
A master plan

A master plan

There’s no ceiling to Bryan Smith’s homebuilding goals for BP Smith Construction. Always have a backup plan. It may lead to owning a company. Bryan Smith didn’t set out to work in construction. And once in the industry, he didn’t…
Lake Extension classes educate residents about healthy eating

Lake Extension classes educate residents about healthy eating

November is National Diabetes Month, and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Lake County is hosting programs throughout the county that focus on healthy eating: Eating with Diabetes: Learn dietary approaches for managing Type…
County collecting household hazardous waste in Umatilla

County collecting household hazardous waste in Umatilla

Lake County Solid Waste encourages county residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming collection event. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will collect items from 9am-noon Thursday, Nov.…
Dedicating Veterans Village 

Dedicating Veterans Village 

Reed Vohhold, retired Coast Guard, and his wife of 43 years, Michele, became the first couple to move into Veterans Village in Umatilla, one of 13 homes being built for military members, veterans, or widows of veterans. More than 100…
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