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  • Leesburg's D'mauri Jones picks Miami

    Leesburg's D'mauri Jones picks Miami
    When your stock is rising, it’s time to sell, sell, sell. That’s exactly how Leesburg wide receiver D’mauri Jones saw things over the past few weeks. So when he took an unofficial visit to the University of Miami this past weekend, it...
  • Allison Wilson of Leesburg qualifies for 3A state race

     
    Class 3A, Region 1 Leesburg’s Allison Wilson, coming off her victory at last week’s district meet, became the only  Central Florida runner to qualify for the Class 3A state meet from the Region 1 meet held at Alligator Park in Lake City...
  • Central Florida teams in region meets Saturday

     
    When it comes to the toughest cross country region in the state, all you have to know is the Class 4A, Region 1 nickname: ”The Region of Death.” It is a well-earned moniker. The meet will be run at Santa Fe College in Gainesville Saturday at 8...
  • Free coffee for holiday travelers on Florida???s Turnpike

     
    ?? Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year???s road trips to visit?? family and friends are about to begin, and Florida???s Turnpike is offering free coffee for overnight travelers to encourage ???safety breaks.??? Road construction will also pause during...
  • No middle school phys ed?

     
    If state Rep. Larry Metz, R-Yalaha has his way, middle school students would not be required to take physical education classes next year. Metz is calling for the change in a repeal bill he filed recently for the second year in a row with the hope it...
  • Lake board elects Brandeburg as chair

     
    Lake County School board members approved Rosanne Brandeburg of Lady Lake as the new board chair during its annual board chair shuffle Tuesday. Brandeburg, a foundation director for Lake-Sumter Community College, was elected to the board in 2008. She...
  • Leesburg will expand trail network

     
    Leesburg's first trail, the Magnolia Trail, will get longer with the city's purchase of a key piece of property near downtown. The trail already connects to the Venetian Trail and will be part of the Leesburg Greenway network of trails, one of which &#...
  • It???s coffee talk time on Florida???s Turnpike again

     
    As they did on Thanksgiving,??rest stops on??Florida???s Turnpike will offer free coffee for overnight Christmas and New Year's travelers to encourage ???safety breaks.??? Road construction will also pause during some of the most heavily traveled days....
  • Field set for 9th annual Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament

     
    Central Florida boys basketball powers Orlando Christian Prep, Leesburg and Montverde Academy are scheduled to compete in the ninth annual Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament on Jan. 26-28. The tournament also will include national powers...
  • Leesburg homecourt win moves Yellow Jackets to tie for first

     
    Leesburg (9-4) moved into a virtual tie with Gainesville (12-3) for the lead in the 6A, District 5 boys basketball standings by beating the visiting Hurricanes 66-59 on Thursday night. The win avenged a 12-point Dec. 2 road loss to GHS. “The first...
  • World Mission Society church holds cleanup campaign on Sunday

     
    The World Mission Society Church of God, with churches in Leesburg, Jacksonville and Miami, will hold a clean up campaign at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, starting from Lake Eola Park. Church members and volunteers will walk from the park to the Parramore...
  • Girls weightlifting honor roll for Central Florida

     
    Here is a glimpse at the top girls weightlifters in Central Florida through this week's sub-district meets. Rankings are based on total weight lifted and compiled from results in the newspaper and from information provided by Central Florida coaches....