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  • Total Receiving Yards - All Classifications

    Total Receiving Yards - All Classifications
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  • Lake should ignore commissioner's waffling and build emergency operations center

    Lake should ignore commissioner's waffling and build emergency operations center
    Second of two parts. The Lake sheriff's communications center is so crowded that many dispatchers can't roll their chairs back far enough from their desks to stand up. They have to slither out sideways and clamber over one another to take a restroom...
  • Fourth of July celebrations around Central Florida

    Below is a selection of Fourth of July events in Central Florida. See more events in our Events Search. Click on for all Fourth of July events.
  • Basic tax rates for Central Florida cities and counties

    How to get the most benefit from portability Portability allows Florida homeowners to transfer their Save Our Homes tax break when they move within Florida. That will save those homeowners thousands of dollars a year compared with what they would have...
  • FCAT scores: Are Florida schools Woebegone?

          I was driving by the Lake County School Board office in Tavares when I noticed a large, white banner strung across the front of the building. “Lake County Schools State of Florida “B” School District,” t...
  • Three Lake County teachers honored with new award

    This week, the Lake County School Board honored three teachers — the first recipients of a new award created to honor high-achieving employees. Each of these teachers received a plaque recognizing them as winners of the new Superintendent's...
  • Home and Garden calendar

    Home and Garden calendar
    Events 13th ANNUAL THE VILLAGES CRAFT FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 10 and 11; Spanish Springs Town Square, 1181 Main Street, Lady Lake; free; HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS AND ELECTRONIC WASTE COMMUNITY COLLECTION EVENT, proof of Orange County...
  • Mobile-home owners brace for tornado season in Central Florida

    Mobile-home owners brace for tornado season in Central Florida
    The year Mary Sopher's mobile home was built, Woodstock rocked the world, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and President Richard Nixon inherited the war in Vietnam. Forty years later, Sopher's simple, well-kept structure at Lake Dora Park in Tavares...
  • Entrepreneur's labor of love has new home

    Some people have the savvy entrepreneur gene. Others don't. I am among the latter. Scott Ales is king of the former. When the Eustis businessman, whose specialty is exotic cars, first saw the Riva Super Aquarama, she was one battered old girl. A...