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  • On the road to the White House -- Old Winter Garden and the Presidents Hall of Fame in Clermont

    On the road to the White House -- Old Winter Garden and the Presidents Hall of Fame in Clermont
    It has been a roadside attraction in Clermont for 50 years, about a decade longer than Mickey Mouse has been in the neighborhood. Yet somehow, I had never made the pilgrimage to the Presidents Hall of Fame, the "educational wonderland" that celebrates...
  • State has oversight of mobile mechanics

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the apparently growing trend of mobile mechanics — I say "apparently" because no one can keep track of how many there are. Buy a set of tools, post an ad on the website Craigslist.com — on the Orlando...
  • Clermont dealer is going 'green'

    Clermont dealer is going 'green'
    CLERMONT — Automakers have been climbing aboard the "green" bandwagon for years, with low-emission, high-mileage vehicles that appeal not only to customers looking to save fuel, but to buyers eager to participate in what's perceived to be an...
  • Work-force housing making a comeback

    A few years ago as home prices frothed over the top of the bubble, cities and counties spent a lot of time looking at ways to provide affordable housing to teachers, firefighters, nurses and service industry workers who were priced out of living near...
  • 'Clunkers' only a short-term fix

    ' Cash for Clunkers" is dead. Now what? "Back to business as usual, I guess," said Jason Tulchinsky, general sales manager for Ford of Clermont. "Whatever that means." "Business as usual," as you know, wasn't all that good before the program kicked off...
  • Honda dealer hopes ‘green’ brings success

    CLERMONT — Last Wednesday, Headquarter Honda sold four cars, which may not be a record-setting pace for most larger dealerships, but that's pretty good for a store that no one knows is open. Construction workers still mill around the property, and...
  • Home equity credit line might fill financing gap

    Home equity credit line  might fill financing gap
    Q: I own my own home. I have less than stellar credit, but I do have some cash. I would like to buy two rental houses using financing. Would I be able to get a mortgage? — S.V., 54, Clermont ¬Éz A: With the recent tightening of mortgage lending,...
  • Heir will have to pay income tax on mom's IRA

    Q: I just received $84,000 inheritance from my mother's estate. About $4,000 came from her IRA. How much in taxes am I going to owe on this money? — C.H. Altamonte Springs A: Proceeds from inheritance are generally not subject to tax; however, it's...
  • Can existing plan be transferred to retirement account?

    Can existing plan be transferred to retirement account?
    Q: Can I roll my 457 plan — a non-qualified, deferred-compensation plan — from the city of Orlando into an individual retirement account? I receive Social Security and two pensions. My 457 is in a stable-value fund, and I don't like risk. Is...
  • The Prospector: East Ridge LB Justin Horton posts nation's top Nike SPARQ score

    The Prospector: East Ridge LB Justin Horton posts nation's top Nike SPARQ score
    I first saw Justin Horton last May during the opening week of spring football practice. I thought he was special then. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound linebacker from Clermont East Ridge, however, has made even bigger strides since that day. Back then he...
  • Clermot man arrested, accused of trying to rob man at ATM

    Clermot man arrested, accused of trying to rob man at ATM
    A Clermont man is accused of robbing a man at a bank ATM on Crawfordsville Road. Police said Jamie Gregory, 29, has been preliminarily charged with robbery following the Tuesday night incident at the PNC Bank. According to officials, Gregory approached...