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  • No 'amen,' but nonbeliever wins praise for his invocation

    No 'amen,' but nonbeliever wins praise for his invocation
    All that was missing from David Williamson's invocation Monday was an "amen." The founder of the Central Florida Freethought Community, an association of "nonbelievers" and a chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, delivered the ceremonial...
  • Lake County hosting second animal auction on Saturday

    Lake County hosting second animal auction on Saturday
    On Saturday, Lake County residents will have a chance to adopt and take home a Buttercup, or maybe a Karmer, or maybe a Stormy. The event comes on Saturday, June 21, when the Lake County Animal Services will host its second animal auction. The auction...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for Dad, and more

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for Dad, and more
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   FREEBIE SPOTLIGHT—“DAD” Free stuff to do with Dad this weekend Downtown Longwood Cruise In Car Show: There will be car displays,  music and food. 5-8 p.m. June 14,...
  • Lake seeks achievers for Women's Hall of Fame

    The Lake County Commission is seeking nominations for the Women's Hall of Fame. The award, founded in 1995, is intended to recognize local women who have made significant contributions to improve the lives of all residents and enhance the role of women...
  • Dog who survived bear attack gets adopted

    Dog who survived bear attack gets adopted
    Percival, a young Treeing Walker Coonhound who survived a brutal bear attack in March, has been adopted, according to Lake County Animal Services.  Deana Osenieks' 7-year-old son saw that Percival was up for adoption while watching the news. The Volusia...
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  • Blue Rhino reopening premature until cause of propane-tank explosion is divulged

    Blue Rhino reopening premature until cause of propane-tank explosion is divulged
    Shame on the Florida fire marshal and the state agency that regulates LP gas. Nearly five months after an explosion at the Blue Rhino plant nearly took a chunk of Tavares off the map, neither agency has figured out what happened — or, at least...
  • Naked rage: DCF worker accused of attacking boyfriend, his van

    Naked rage: DCF worker accused of attacking boyfriend, his van
    If you booze it, then you can lose it -- your job, that is. A Lake County Department of Children and Families worker, Tamieka Lewis, is accused of attacking her boyfriend, who is the dad of her child, and smashing the windows of his van while she was...
  • Lake Ag Center offers cooking class for college students

     
    It takes some skill to cook up something good in the often cramped quarters of college dorms and campus apartments. But a cooking class being offered this month in Lake County is aimed specifically at helping college students prepare meals without...
  • Connie Mack ‘Freedom Tour’ all over Central Florida this week

     
    Fresh off his debate with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Wednesday night, GOP U.S. Senate nominee U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV will be making several Central Florida stops in the next couple of days as part of his whirlwind “Freedom Tour” campaign,...
  • Cops: Man posted nude pics of ex-roommate on cars

    Cops: Man posted nude pics of ex-roommate on cars
    Don't get mad, get even. And then go to jail. Samuel Otero, 37, of Tavares, is accused of posting pics of his ex-roomie in the buff on cars belonging to the former roommate's co-workers' and grandmother --  and, for good measure, even sent pics to the...
  • Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Soup to Nuts in Tavares

    Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Soup to Nuts in Tavares
    This is when reality television really bites. It's no secret that celebrity chef Robert Irvine and the Food Network's "Restaurant Impossible" crew were in Central Florida this month to make over a small eatery in the Lake County city of Tavares. But...