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  • Fancy improvements not necessary for preserved land

    Second of two parts. County staffers are laying claim to vast amounts of cash for a Cadillac plan for improvements to conservation properties — and county commissioners have let them do it. The proposals go far beyond the scope of what voters...
  • How to prepare an evacuation kit

    How to prepare an evacuation kit
    You figure you've got the whole evacuation kit thing under control. The Band-Aids, flashlight, batteries, phone charger, drug prescriptions. Everyone knows where it's stored. You're prepared for anything, right? Maybe. What about your insurance papers?...
  • Community rallies to repaint vandalized Mount Dora synagogue

    Community rallies to repaint vandalized Mount Dora synagogue
    MOUNT DORA — Residents stepped in to help Saturday after vandals spray-painted hateful words and symbols on all sides of a neighborhood synagogue. Because members of the Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora were honoring the Sabbath and could not...
  • Dispatch: What would we give up?

    Second of two parts. Sunday's column was part of a continuing series of occasional suggestions on how local governments can save tax money while still providing the same or only slightly less service to taxpayers, who are footing the bills. This...
  • Mt. Dora's musical Christmas Tree

    Mt. Dora's musical Christmas Tree
    A Holiday display that has become a popular Mount Dora holiday attraction is back for the second year at Arbors and Eyebrows in the downtown district. The 40-foot Christmas tree features thousands of lights flashing, dancing and blinking in time to...
  • Faith helped Dorothy Lewis survive daughters' killings in heinous 1993 case

    Faith helped Dorothy Lewis survive daughters' killings in heinous 1993 case
    After Dorothy Lewis was raped twice, shot between the eyes and robbed of the most precious things in her world — her daughters Jamilya, 7, and Jasmine, 3 — the widowed mom was certain that her life was over, too. "That's what I said and...
  • Governments cut jobs, benefits to avoid raising taxes

    Local governments throughout Central Florida are bracing for a third consecutive year of tighter budgets as the tax revenue they depend on is reduced by falling property values. In response, they're eliminating staff jobs, curtailing benefits and cutting...
  • Art on the Campaign Trail

    Art on the Campaign Trail
    Making photographs on the campaign trail, especially when illustrating a daily news story, usually tends to be more documentary in style -- capturing key moments that tell the story of the political event in images. Every now and then, though, I like...
  • Orange Cycle adds Ride & Events page

     
    Want to know more about the Ride for Life, Ride 4 the Animals, Salute to Freedom Bike Ride, Ride Ataxia Orlando, Mount Dora Bicycle Festival, LighterKnot Adventure Race, Horrible Hundred or the Turkey Burn Adventure Race? They're all in Central Florida,...
  • Teacher talks about Facebook controversy with anti-gay marriage group

     
    The teacher whose anti-gay Facebook comments sparked a national controversy is one of the first to be featured in a video by a new anti-gay marriage advocacy group. Buell and his wife, Lynne Buell, spoke candidly about their experience in the height of...
  • Mount Dora Bicycle Festival starts Friday

     
    Mount Dora's Bicycle Festival runs Friday through Sunday, and hundreds of cyclists are expected to sign up for rides up to 100 miles long and with difficulty levels as high as five. In a first this year, We Must Be Crazy bicycle club is helping ensure all...