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Science Superstars!

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 1:23 am

Bushnell Elementary School would like to congratulate (from left to right back) Emma Ward in Mrs. Amanda Figueroa’s class, Bailey Morrison in Mrs. Dawn Moses’s class, Laci Powell in Mrs. Elizabeth Camp’s class, Emily Morrow in Mrs. Jennifer Bryant’s class, (from left to right front) Justin Lightcap in Mrs. Beverly Ray’s class, and Robert Sanchez in Mrs. Kelli Stephenson’s class for being the Science Super Stars for the third grading

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Business Highlight

  • Second Hand Susie’s Resale Store

    Posted on May 27, 2015 at 1:37 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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  • Huge Plant and Fruit Tree Sale!

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:11 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 have a huge, huge plant and fruit tree sale going on now. They actually grow the plants themselves for retail or wholesale shoppers. They offer a wide variety of

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Pet of the Week

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 1:51 am

JuJu is a two-year-old Male Domestic Shorthair. JuJu is very loving and social. JuJu should be the only cat in the home as he does not do well with other cats, but if you have a cat friendly dog JuJu will be not only your new best friend but your dogs also. If you are interested in JuJu or any of the other great pets here at the Humane Society

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  • Pioneer Day Camp

    Posted on May 29, 2015 at 1:40 am


    Pioneer Day Camp June 8-12, 2015 Children will get to experience throughout the week what it was like to live in the 1800’s as a Pioneer/Seminole.  Pioneer toy day, animal and food day, home arts, living history demonstrations and outdoor arts and crafts will provide plenty of hands-on experiences for every child. Lunch and snack is provided each day. Preregistration required. Available at park or at Cost: $75/child, ages

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  • Teacher of the Year Awards

    Posted on May 28, 2015 at 1:12 am

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    Retired Educators of Sumter County were proud to honor those teachers who were chosen this year as the Outstanding Teacher of the Year at each of their schools. They were presented with certificates of recognition and with interesting and entertaining gifts geared to helping them cope and relax in the days to come. Present to receive their certificates were Richard Hampton, Wildwood Middle High School; Jamie Kinney, Bushnell Elementary School;

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Olympic Day in Clermont

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 1:00 am

Join the City of Clermont and South Lake Hospital for Olympic Day on Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the NTC Track. This USOC-sanctioned event is celebrated by millions of people in more than 160 countries. Olympic Day’s mission is to promote fitness, well-being, culture and education, while promoting the Olympic values – excellence, friendship and respect – and the three Olympic Day pillars – move,

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  • Florida LAKEWATCH Seeks Volunteers!

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 1:51 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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  • Racing for our Wounded Warriors

    Posted on May 24, 2015 at 1:20 am

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    May 30, 2015, CM Box Car Racing and the local racers are racing to support the Wounded Warriors Project. Some 40+ children will be racing down the hill on Wilson Lake Parkway in Groveland. This will the biggest field of kids racing the soap box derby style cars. The families have been asked to bring donations to be gathered for the Wounded Warriors Project. All moneys gathered this day will

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Vacation Bible School

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 8:44 am

Journey Off The Map at First Baptist Church of Webster during VBS, June 8th-12th from 5:30-8:30pm. The VBS journey is completely free and intended for 3 year olds through kids in the 5th grades.  Pre-reigister June 1-5 between 10 & noon or arrive 15 minutes early on your child’s first day.  If your child needs transportation you must call 48 hours prior to need (space is limited).  We are located

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  • SCARC, Inc.

    Posted on May 28, 2015 at 1:26 am

    For the first time in 40 years, SCARC, Inc. is not holding a golf tournament fundraiser this year. Instead of asking you to sponsor a hole on the golf course, I am asking you to make a donation directly to SCARC, Inc. Every gift is appreciated. Every penny donated will directly benefit SCARC, Inc.  There are no middle men, no paid fund raisers, no cut to a larger organization, just

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  • Become A Student Leader At LSSC

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 1:34 am

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    The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. is looking for students to join the Ambassador Program for the Fall Semester. The Lake-Sumter State College Ambassador Program funded by the Hans & Cay Jacobsen Foundation began in 1987 as a method for providing leadership experience for students attending LSSC. Student Ambassadors promote the college in outreach capacities, give campus tours, assist at cultural and special events and board meetings. The Ambassadors embark

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Open Call to Artists

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 1:53 am

ViaPort Florida (formerly Lake Square Mall) invites artists to submit an application to participate in our weekend Arts Market. Join other artists and artisans in this juried market to demonstrate your process and sell your handmade fine art and fine crafts. The market is held at ViaPort Florida, 10401 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, FL on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. There are five artists each day.

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  • Comedy Improv Show in Montverde

    Posted on May 28, 2015 at 1:44 am

    Spring is here, and by Spring, I of course mean extended Summer. It’s time to devote most of our time to staying indoors and trying not to melt. It’s not like anything particularly redeeming happens outside anyway. The Civil War? Totally outside. The swearing in of President Richard Nixon? Wasn’t inside. That one time that news lady was stomping grapes and fell out of the bucket onto her face? You

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  • How Humans Affect Wildlife and What You Can Do

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 1:40 am

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    Join us at Oakland Nature Preserve on May 30th at 1pm for our Eco-Movie Matinee, at a new time! This month we will be screening Journey to Planet Earth: The State of the Planet’s Wildlife, narrated by Matt Damon.  Bring friends and family to cool off indoors and watch an eco-movie after a hike on the nature trail at the Preserve! Matt explores how humans are affecting wildlife around the

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