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Annual Spring Bazaar

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 1:54 am

The Bushnell First United Methodist Church will hold its annual Spring Bazaar, Saturday, March 7th.  The Bazaar will be at the church, 221 W. Noble Ave., in Bushnell from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm. The day will include a pancake breakfast, a rummage sale, a landscape plant sale, a bake sale, and a chicken and rice lunch.  Come for one of the events or spend the day with us. For

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Business Highlight

  • Second Hand Susie’s Resale Store

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:28 am

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    Susie’s has now entered into their third year in business. In that time owners Sue and Randy Jacobs got a good feel for what people are looking for to decorate their home. With a vast inventory of everything from gently used furniture to beautiful household items, pictures, paintings, antiques, collectibles and more, you are sure to find a treasure! All items are carefully hand picked. Our goal is to continue

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  • Put Your Best Foot Forward In 2015 With Zimmermann Podiatry!

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:57 am

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    Dr. Zimmermann and his staff would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! 2014 was a great year for Zimmermann Podiatry, where we had the pleasure to meet many new patients and help them put their best foot forward into 2015. Don’t let foot or heel pain, foot problems such as unsightly toenail fungus, skin problems, or diabetic foot care issues keep you down. Dr. Zimmermann has over 15

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Local News

Expert Panel Set to Give Local Real Estate Update

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 1:46 am

The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Local Real Estate Update on March 11 as a part of their Industry Focus Series at the monthly Chamber Lunch exchange. “The Industry Focus series proudly highlights specific industries that are prevalent and thriving in Sumter County,” said Executive Director Samantha Merritt. “It is designed to provide a deeper look and understanding of current events, trends, and impacts of

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  • World War II Weekend at State Park

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:42 am

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    Dade Battlefield was the site of a communication base during World War II. This event includes Allied and Axis Uniformed Reenactors, authentic camps and equipment, mechanized military vehicles, weapons demonstration, battle between Allied and German forces, mechanized military vehicle parade, Big Band music, food vendors, exhibits and more. World War II Weekend – Saturday and Sunday, March 7 & 8, 10 am – 5 pm. $3/person, WWII vets and children

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  • Students of the Month

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:40 am

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    Bushnell Elementary School would like to proudly announce the Character Education Student of the Month winners for February 2015.  During this month, fourth and fifth grade students were recognized for fairness. Pictured from left are: front row – Fallon Wheeler, Deacon Payne, Ashley Arguelles, Ayla Perrone, and Layni Winter; back row – Christian Andrus, Emily Morrow, Jesus Valdez-Rodriguez, Alex Linder, Andrew Cutshall, Bailey Morrison, and Jaiden McGeorge.

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Angel Flight Southeast To Raffle Off Flight With Renowned Aeroshell Aerobatic Team

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:15 am

If zipping across the sky in a airplane that twists, turns and dives fuels an adventurous spirit, then Angel Flight Southeast (http://www.AngelFlightSE.org) has just the ticket. The non-profit organization is raffling off a chance to fly aboard an AeroShell AT-6 Texan during the team’s performance at Sun ‘N Fun International Fly-in and Expo, at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL), Florida, in April. PilotMall.com donated the flight to benefit Angel Flight

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  • Major Announcement from CM Box Car Racing

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:14 am

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    On March 28th, CM Box Car Racing will be holding a very special event for the special needs children, called Super Kids Classic. We want to announce AMH Construction has become the major sponsor for this event. They have given CMBCR the funding to hold the race and send the winning child to Akron Ohio in July for the National Super Kids Classic event. Also with the funding we are

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  • Register now for the inaugural Eye Run 5 & 10k for New Vision

    Posted on March 1, 2015 at 1:11 am

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    Sign up now for the 5k and 10k run/walk around Silver Lake (3.1 and 6.2 miles) and ½ Mile Blindfolded Sensory Walk. Races will be held Saturday, March 28. Check-in from 6:30-7:15 a.m. at the Lake Sumter State College Gym, 9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg. Races begin: 10k 7:30 a.m.; 5k 7:45 a.m. Cost: 5 & 10k: $25 through noon March 26 (fee waived if you raise $100 for New

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Lifestyles

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Florida LAKEWATCH Seeks Volunteers!

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 1:07 am

Florida LAKEWATCH is looking for volunteers in Sumter County who are ready to roll up their sleeves, get their elbows wet, and make a valuable contribution to the future of Florida lakes. If you have a boat (almost any kind) and a couple of hours a month you may be a candidate for the Florida LAKEWATCH volunteer lake monitoring program. Florida LAKEWATCH Regional Coordinator for Sumter County, Dan Willis, describes

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  • Kindergarten Round-up

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:02 am

    If your child turns 5 years of age on or before September 1st, he/she is eligible to enroll in  Kindergarten. The Sumter County School Board would like to invite all parents of eligible students to attend a registration event near you! This year our registration procedures have been revised, so mark your calendars with the following information: March 2 – Registration packets are available. Parents may pick up a registration

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  • Silent Auction- Antiques and Collectibles

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:03 am

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    Join us at the silent auction on Saturday, March 14 from 6-7 pm at The Church of the Fishermen. Bidding on many different items including antiques, baked goods, collectibles and much more will conclude promptly at 7pm. Food and snacks will be available during the event. All proceeds go toward the ministry in Lake Panasoffkee. The Church of the Fishermen is located at 589 N CR 470 in Lake Panasoffkee.

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Entertainment

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Quilt Show

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 1:00 am

The Oaks Quilters invite you to come join us at our annual Quilt Show at Red Oaks RV Resort. There will be quilts galore, vendors, demonstrations, a fabulous boutique and much more! Refreshments available.The Quilt Show will be held Saturday, March 7 at Boots Hall, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Red Oaks RV Resort is located at 5551 S.W. 18th Terrace, off Hwy 48 in Bushnell. Admission: non-perishable items

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  • Lunch at American Legion

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:57 am

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    The American Legion Post 18 on Hwy 44 just east of Hwy 301 in Wildwood is having a luncheon open to the public on March 6 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Menu: grilled chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, bread, many different desserts, and drink (Iced Tea & Coffee). Donation $6.50. Come enjoy good food and fellowship with the hundreds that will be there. Regular meeting is March 9th at 7:00pm. There

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  • Annual Spring Bazaar

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:51 am

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    The Bushnell First United Methodist Church will hold its annual Spring Bazaar, Saturday, March 7th.  The Bazaar will be at the church, 221 W. Noble Ave., in Bushnell from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm. The day will include a pancake breakfast, a rummage sale, a landscape plant sale, a bake sale, and a chicken and rice lunch.  Come for one of the events or spend the day with us. For

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