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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...
  • Don't get snookered by fears spread by Amendment 4 foes

    The lies are starting to work. A multimillion-dollar campaign financed by developers, builders, land speculators and others who stand to make fortunes from over-development is starting to convince Floridians that Amendment 4 will bring on Armageddon....
  • Too many voters rely on party labels

    One good thing about mid-term elections is that they give voters a chance to learn about new candidates without the distraction of the wild presidential race. One excellent potential elected official emerged from this season, and she is worth watching in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eustis woman who befriended homeless man passes down a legacy of caring

    Put your feet up. You deserve it after a rough day of shopping. Here at Column World, we're going to get you comfortably caught up on past goings-on in Lake County whilst you sip your favorite beverage. Homeless man's friend Remember Marlene Homeyer,...
  • 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...
  • Lake County moves to stop 'pill mills'

    TAVARES — Two mothers who lost sons to overdoses of prescription painkillers applauded county commissioners for imposing new restrictions on pain-management clinics that dispense the medicine. "I hope this saves lives," said Ellen Tidwell of...
  • Most points in a single game

    Most points in a single game
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  • Yulee RB Derrick Henry sets nation's top Nike SPARQ rating, bumping East Ridge LB Justin Horton

    Yulee RB Derrick Henry sets nation's top Nike SPARQ rating, bumping East Ridge LB Justin Horton
      Yulee High running back Derrick Henry is used to dominating opponents on the football field. The 5,263 rushing yards and 65 touchdowns he has accumulated during his freshman and sophomore seasons are proof of that. But now the junior-to-be is...
  • Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Bavarian Haus in Mount Dora

    Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Bavarian Haus in Mount Dora
    The Bavarian Haus restaurant closed up shop in a Winter Garden strip mall this spring and found a new home in downtown Mount Dora by summer. Leaving the west Orange County city surprised many, but the German eatery was not near the thriving historic...