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  1. Director De Miller recovering from meningitisRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    De Miller, owner of Lazarus Filmworks out of Mount Dora, was getting ready to finish filming on "Grace of the Father" with a cast that includes Darren Dowler, lead vocalist of Paul Revere & the Raiders, and Suzanna Leigh, the love interest of Elvis Presley in "Paradise, Hawaiian Style." His plans were interrupted when he went to Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares on Dec. 6 with what was determined as a staph infection and spinal meningitis.

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  2. Leesburg expo features tips on new homes, remodelingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... annual Fish and Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Hickory Point Recreational Complex, 27341 State Road 19, Tavares. Registration for the tournament is $110 per boat (maximum of two people 18 and older). To register, call Corp. Matthew ...

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  3. Rubber duckies will race to benefit teachers and studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    The sixth annual No Duck Left Behind Rubber Ducky Race is Saturday and will feature a carnival, games, food and music from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St. in downtown Tavares. For $10, hopefuls can adopt three ducks or pay $5 for one duck that will be in the race.

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  4. Immerse yourself in the culture and sounds of the Irish at Mount Dora community eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... amounts of hazardous materials can be dropped off at the Central Solid Waste Facility, 13130 County Landfill Road in Tavares. To schedule a drop-off day, call 352-343-3776. Tangerine Improvement Society will serve an all-you-can-eat breakfast with ...

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  5. Lake proposes 'status quo' library budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 5, 2013. It is part of the county's libary system. (Tom Benitez/Orlando Sentinel) (Tom Benitez, Orlando Sentinel) TAVARES - Lake commissioners praised the county's library services and programs at a meeting last week that kicked off the first of ...

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  6. Oakley Big Bass Tour event back for second year on Harris Chain of LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... The Florida Big Bass Classic will feature cash prizes hourly, ranging from $1,000 for first place to $100 for TAVARES - Fishermen taking part in the Florida Big Bass Classic starting today don't have to wait until the end of the tournament to cash ...

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  7. WTF Florida: Robbery Ruined When Men Butt Dial BossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Miami New Times

    ... had already gone missing. Both Brown and Fanuelsen were arrested. 24-year-old Benjamin Wilson was taking a nap at a Tavares, Fl library when he was awoken by falling out of his chair. Apparently still a bit groggy, Wilson stumbled around the library ...

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  8. Obituary: Cheryle J. (LeBaron) Popielski, 60, Vacuum Systems Specialist and Glass Blower For 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    ... Pilch of Lynn, Susan Sherald of Malden, her brothers, William Popielski of Mechanicsville, VA, Patrick Converse of Tavares, FL, her sister Florence Princiotta of Roslindale, 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and 29 nieces and nephews. She ...

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  9. Eustis' GeorgeFest celebrates Washington's birthday, small-town lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... p.m. Free ice-cream sundaes will be served at 2 p.m. Last year's GeorgeFest king and queen, Tom and Dolores Russ of Tavares, once again will join in on the fun for their 20th year helping out with the event as longtime volunteers for the Eustis Area ...

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  10. Florida is One Step Closer to Eliminating Permanent AlimonyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | GlobeNewswire

    ... Family Law Reform, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation created to change our state's antiquated alimony laws. Based in Tavares, Florida, FLR represents more than 13000 members across Florida. For more information about Family Law Reform, please visit ...

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  11. Benjamin Wilson Accused Of Urinating On Florida Library BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Switched

    Police in Tavares, Florida, arrested Benjamin Wilson over the weekend after he allegedly urinated on a set of books at the city's public library. Library staff told police that Wilson, 24, fell from a chair before soiling some books located between bookshelves, the Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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  12. Cops: Man urinated on library booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Click Orlando

    A homeless man was arrested by Lake County deputies after they say he urinated on books at the public library. Benjamin Wilson, 24, has been charged with criminal mischief and disorderly intoxication in the Saturday incident at the Tavares Public Library on New Hampshire Avenue.

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  13. Donated chairs will help spruce up Leesburg cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... needed maintenance for the administration building and landscaping. Boaters may launch at other locations, including Tavares Recreational Park, Summerall Park, Hickory Point Recreation Facility, Trimble Park or Gilbert Park. Tavares Pavilion on the ...

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  14. Sign up with Eustis police for citizens academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Management Area is sponsoring Lake Jem Work Day from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 28 at Lake Jem Park, 16141 County Road 448, Tavares. Volunteers of all ages are invited to come and learn about the importance of identifying and controlling invasive species ...

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  15. Closing of Taco John's in Tavares saddens patronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to save any either," he said. "I wanted to keep it open, I just couldn't." Dozens of members of the Facebook page Tavares Word of Mouth quickly expressed sadness about the restaurant's sudden demise and hinted at future development of the property ...

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  16. It's a female 'Odd Couple'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Tavares Community Theater Company, a new theater group founded by Harold and Noel Miner, will present the female version of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple," which opens Friday at Bridges Covenant Church, 1100 N. St. Clair Abrams Ave., Tavares. Simon's twist on an old favorite features Olive Madison as the messy, compassionate roommate, and Florence Unger as the tidy neat freak.

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  17. Rabies alerts lifted for Tavares, Pine LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Rabies alerts are in effect for 60 days and no other cases were reported in either area of Lake, Tavares and P Two rabies alerts issued less than a week apart in December have been lifted by the Florida Department of Health in Lake County. The first alert came in Dec. 12 after a rabid raccoon was found in Tavares.

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  18. Festivities celebrate Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... amounts of hazardous materials can be dropped off at the Central Solid Waste Facility, 13130 County Landfill Road in Tavares. To schedule a drop-off day, call 352-343-3776. "Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control" is ...

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  19. Hospital offers heart-healthy eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    To recognize American Heart Month Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares is hosting a series of heart healthy events throughout February. Dr. Sule Salami, a cardiologist, will speak about "Diabetes and Heart Disease" at 1 p.m. Wednesday and Dr. Miguel Bryce, a cardiologist, will present "Treatment for Heart Arrhythmias" at 1 p.m. Feb. 24. Both free events will be held in the Mattison Conference Center at the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares.

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  20. Lake moves forward with judicial center renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... funding last for the first of four phases to renovate the original judicial center. (Tom Benitez, Orlando Sentinel) TAVARES - The original portion of the Lake County Courthouse, which was called the judicial center, will soon begin receiving a ...

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