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Tavares, Florida is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Tavares, FL include 32778. The median home price in Tavares is $147,000 which is roughly $83/per square foot. More Tavares information.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

Caribbean cruise to help battle cancer

Crafts for Cancer, an all-volunteer group that supports the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society , will receive donations for reservations made for the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas, a nine-day southern Caribbean cruise departing Jan. 29 from Port Canaveral to Labadee, Haiti; Kralendijk, Bonaire; Willemstad, Curacao; and ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WESH-TV

Beautiful Thursday afternoon

THIS MORNING WE'RE WAKING UP TO, I DON'T KNOW, A LITTLE BIT COOLER TEMPERATURES.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Tavares seaplane crashes, none seriously injured

The pilot of a seaplane has no serious injuries after crashing the aircraft at Lake Idamere Park just outside of Tavares city limits.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Adopt a pet during carnival at Hurricane Dockside Grill

Lake County Animal Services and Hurricane Dockside Grill have teamed up to host the "WOOF" pet adoption carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the restaurant, 3351 W. Burleigh Blvd. , Tavares.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

All aboard! Cannonball express is ready to roll

A 1907 steam-powered locomotive, which has been featured in the 2010 remake of "True Grit," "O Brother, Where Art Thou," and 30 other motion pictures, will haul passengers between the two west Orange cities for the first time in more than half a century.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Lake readers mad about class-size violations

Just as the Lake County School District hoped, state officials said recently that they wouldn't fine the county for overcrowding classes in violation of a constitutional amendment limiting the number of students who can be packed into required courses.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

1940 Citrus edition tells a major chapter of Lake's history

A reader came to the Sentinel office in Tavares recently carrying what turned out to be a telling political and social history of Lake County in one single printing of the paper.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Vingate boats descend on Tavares for Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival

When most people think of antique boats, they picture the wooden boats built by Gar Wood or Hacker in upstate New York State or the Upper Peninsula in Michigan.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Lake County should give animal control to the sheriff

Last year at this time, Lake County commissioners had a chance to turn the animal control operation over to sheriff, who can do the job more cheaply using inmate labor.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

State won't fine Lake for violating class-size law

The Lake County school district won't be fined by the state for circumventing Florida's voter-approved class-size law at six schools even as school employees who may have contributed to the violations face possible discipline by the superintendent.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Leesburg right to ask county about taking over Fire Department

Leesburg this week will be asking Lake County officials to consider taking over the city's Fire Department and to name a price to run it.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Learn how to help flowers grow

The next "Saturday in the Garden," a speaker series featuring Florida-friendly landscaping, will be 10 a.m. to noon April 5. The Lake County Extension Office of University of Florida 's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will present the program at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares .

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Violinist Jaime Jorge to perform at Tavares church

Cuban-born violinist Jaime Jorge of Ooltewah, Tenn., will perform in concert at 6 p.m. April 6 at First Baptist Church of Tavares, 124 N. Joanna Ave. The concert will feature music ranging from favorite hymns to contemporary praise songs.

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