| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:52 AM
AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Five Marion County deputies were suspended without pay after Sheriff Chris Blair determined that they used excessive force while serving several warrants last week.
The five deputies were identified as Jesse Terrell, Cody Hoppel, Adam Crawford, Trevor...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Break out your fancy cowboy boots and jeans and polish up your diamonds for the Lake Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society's 12th annual Cattle Barons' Ball set for Sept. 27 at Grand Oaks Resort, 3000 Marion County Road in Weirsdale. This year the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Clermont Police Department will participate in the 16th annual "Kicks 4 Guns" program throughout Central Florida from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday while supplies last at Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson, 2480 S. U.S. Highway 27.
Citizens can anonymously swap...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.
The following animals will be up for auction: a mini stallion, Arabian mare, Arabian gelding and rooster.
Animals are sold...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Environmental protection in Florida went into a deep freeze after the Great Recession pummeled the state's economy and voters then elected Gov. Rick "let's get to work" Scott. Funding for conservation programs took a nose dive, and environmental...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The Marion County Public Library system will present its third "Ready to Read: Zero to Three Community Expo" for parents and caregivers of infants to age 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at the library's headquarters, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Florida's primary is Aug. 26.
The League of Women Voters of The Villages/Tri-County Area will sponsor a judicial meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St.
Candidates for judicial races including...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Leadership Lake County is sponsoring its bi-annual Political Hob Nob during which voters can mingle with candidates and take part in a straw poll on Aug. 14.
The event is set for 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Free amplified telephones will be available to qualified permanent Florida residents with hearing loss from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St.
The phones will be available from the Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake &...