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College Scholarships Offered by Panasoffkee Library Friends

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:02 am

Two $1000 college scholarships are available this year for South Sumter High School seniors. The scholarships are offered by the Friends of the Panasoffkee Community Library, Inc., in Lake Panasoffkee and are available to students from Sumterville and Lake Panasoffkee. Applicants must satisfy 10 volunteer work hours to the Friends of the Panasoffkee Community Library, Inc. The hours must be worked in The Friends’ PAGES Bookstore located inside the library

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  • Huge Fall Sale Going On Now At Paul’s Nursery

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 1:03 am

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    Paul Mahon is the 5th generation in owning and operating Paul’s Nursery. With over 30 years in business and experience, Paul and his son Ryan own and operate Paul’s Nursery, located at 831 E. Myers (Hwy 50) in Groveland, 352-404-3440. They actually grow the plants themselves for retail or wholesale shoppers. They offer a wide variety of fruit trees, palms and ornamental plants as well as over 60 varieties of

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  • Hand Made By Mahon Hunting And Pet Supplies

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 1:42 am

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    Hand Made by Mahon Hunting and Pet Supplies is a local family owned and operated business. We personally make all of our dog collars, leashes, hog hunting gear and more. We are authorized Garmin dealers so we carry a full line of dog training and tracking equipment. Whether you are looking for supplies for your working/hunting dog or your house pet we can help you out. Our collars start at

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Pet of the Week

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:01 am

Sparky is an eight-month-old male Hound mix.  Sparky is a great dog with a fun and loving personality that gets along well with other dogs. Neutered, current on his vaccines and micro chipped Sparky is ready to come home with you. If you are interested in Sparky or any of the other great pets here at the Humane Society you can visit them Monday through Saturday  9:30 a.m. to noon

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  • “Vets & Pets” Poker Run to Benefit Local Veterans and Shelter Pets

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:14 am


    Come enjoy a scenic day touring your motorcycle or car through Sumter and Citrus Counties knowing it will help support area VFWs and the Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County. This joint venture will begin and end at VFW Post 10048 in beautiful Lake Panasoffkee on Saturday, November 1st, (raindate 11/08). For only a $20 donation, participants can enjoy a friendly game of 5 Card Draw Poker when they get a

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  • Top Primary Reader

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:21 am

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    Bushnell Elementary School would like to announce that the Subway Top Primary Reader for the first nine weeks is Da’Niah Dunlap in Mrs. Magan Holt’s 2nd grade homeroom. Da’Niah earned the most Accelerated Reader points during the first grading period with 98.3 points and a 89.7% accuracy. She outperformed all kindergarten, first and second grade students to be recognized. In addition to a certificate, Da’Niah will also receive a free

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Medicine Horse Project

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 9:32 am

Every Sunday morning starting at 0800 hours the Veteran’s Multi-Purpose Center at the Circle B Ranch in Groveland offers combat veterans the opportunity to get together for some camaraderie, a free outdoor breakfast and the opportunity to experience ranch activities of interacting and assisting in bringing about the healing of traumatized, abused or abandoned horses (no horse experience needed). These rescue horses are hyper-vigilant and easily frightened. Veterans can see

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  • Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 1:48 am

    One of three USA Triathlon events that will comprise the inaugural 2014 women’s collegiate triathlon season will include the Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships, to be held at Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont on Nov. 2. The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) named South Lake as a “Runner Friendly Community.” The designation was given to only four communities nationwide last year. The races will feature a 750-meter swim,

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  • Sponsors and Participants Sought for Angel Flight Southeast Golf Tournament

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 1:47 am

    Angel Flight Southeast invites the community to participate in its upcoming 18th Annual Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Harper Family Charitable Foundation, to be held at Arlington Ridge Golf Club in Leesburg, on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2014. For the second year in a row, the Harper Family Charitable Foundation is the title sponsor of the golf tournament, one of Angel Flight Southeast’s signature fundraisers. Angel Flight Southeast coordinates approximately

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Beville’s Corner Market

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:10 am

Beville’s Corner Market is now open on Saturday and Sunday! Yard sale vendors needed. Come set up and sell for only $5 per day (pay the day of the sale). Everyone is welcome – yard sale items – garage sale items – flea market – rummage sale, etc. The market is located at 7368 SR 471.

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  • Family Fest at Oxford Assembly of God

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:05 am


    The public is invited to come join the free fun at “Family Fest”, Friday, October 31st, from 6-8 PM at Oxford Assembly of God. “Family Fest” is for children grades 6 and under and accompanied by an adult. Games! Food! Hayrides! Bounce Houses! Candy! Fun! Oxford Assembly of God is located at 12114 N. Hwy 301, Oxford. Children’s Pastor Chuck Padgett and the crew will be looking for YOU!

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  • Attention Veterans!

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:28 am


    On Monday, November 10, 2014, David Caraway, a financial advisor with Edward Jones, will be hosting the second annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon. Please join us for food, music, and fellowship. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Blueberry Hill RV Park, located at 6233 Lowery Street in Bushnell. Admission is free, but tickets are required for entry. Please stop by the Edward Jones office located

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Cuba National Choir at Oxford Assembly of God

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:05 am

The Cuba National Choir from Global University will perform at Oxford Assembly of God, Tuesday, Oct. 28th, at 7 PM. The Cubans range in age from about 22 to 30. There are 12 singers, an instrumentalist and director. The public is invited, and admission is free. Some of the songs will be in English and some in Spanish. The language of music is really the language of the heart. The

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  • Real Life Faith & Family Festival

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 9:29 am

    Featuring A&E’s Duck Dynasty Star, Willie Robertson The Real Life Faith and Family Festival is a one-day ticketed event with entertainment featuring Grammy Award winning band Switchfoot and featured speaker Willie Robertson, Star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty. The Real Life Faith & Family Festival features live entertainment as well as, carnival rides, bounce houses, food trucks and more. The event will be held Saturday, October 25, from noon until 10

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  • Florida Boys In Concert

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:23 am


    Since 1947, fans have flocked to see The Florida Boys. The group appeared on the first gospel quartet concert ever held in New York’s Carnegie Hall. With No. 1 hits like “Standing on the Solid Rock”, “When He Was on the Cross, I Was on His Mind”, “Lead Me to the Altar” and “I Lean on You Lord”, this legendary group has recorded 100 albums and attained a following of

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