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  1. Jolly St. Nick continues to take requests as big day nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Laliana , 1 and Brandon Radford, 2, pose for pictures with Santa. Santa visited the Tavares Public Library on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

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  2. Bright spot among school grades, Lake Minneola High rises from B to ARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two other high schools also fell a letter grade. Eustis and Tavares highs were downgraded from a B in 2013 to a C this year, according to the newly released grades from the state Department of Education.

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  3. Lake 're-cycle' program offers residents free discarded bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to pick up a free bike per household once a month at the county's central facility, 13130 County Landfill Road in Tavares, between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Marion County Animal Services has dozens of dogs and cats, who are ...

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  4. Tavares meeting begins with secular invocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Instead of a pastor or chaplain reciting a prayer, an atheist delivered a secular invocation to residents and staff at a City Council meeting earlier this month. Jocelyn Williamson of the Central Florida Freethought Community, a group that advocates for the separation of church and state, led the invocation, noting the importance of "leading by example."

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  5. Rabid raccoon found in TavaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A rabid raccoon was found in Tavares, and the Lake County Health Department is warning residents to stay away from wild animals. The department's rabies alert stretches from U.S. Highway 441 on the north to Woodlea Road on the south.

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  6. Calendar bolsters Golden Triangle Rotary projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The calendars features photos of club projects such as the Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival, Independence Day parade and Tavares Howl-O-Fest, as well as scholarship recipients and scenes around Lake Dora. A schedule of Lake County school days off, major contact information for Lake County, Eustis, Tavares and Mount Dora also are included.

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  7. Christmas tree arrives to cheer deployed soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Northern Michigan News

    ... location with the U.S. Air Force. "Any parent in my shoes would do it," Nelson said in a phone interview from Tavares, Florida, where he is selling Christmas trees from Nelson Tree Farms. "I'm glad it made her happy. But it's overwhelming. Her ...

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  8. 'Dr. Oz' to spread story about effort to raise money to help deaf woman hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... author, and host of The Dr. Oz Show, a daily, syndicated television program... (Joe Burbank, Orlando Sentinel) TAVARES - A Grand Island woman's lifelong desire to hear her sons' voices for the first time and her boss' quest to help her achieve it ...

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  9. Contract negotiations set for Superintendent Susan MoxleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 6, 2014. Parents and teachers overflowed a school board meeting Monday... (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda, Orlando Sentinel) TAVARES - School Board member Bill Mathias plans to meet with Superintendent Susan Moxley today to discuss renewing her contract ...

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  10. Monday's free class teaches severe-weather-spotter skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The National Weather Service will put on a free SKYWARN severe-weather spotter training course from 10 a.m. to noon Monday in the Lake County Emergency Communications and Operations Center, 425 W. Alfred St., Tavares. The free two-hour class is open to the public and offer participants a chance to learn more about severe weather in Florida.

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  11. Central Florida communities dive into splash padsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Robert Russo, 2, stays cool at the Tavares Water Park on Monday, May 19, 2014, while visiting family in the area. The water park is a great place for children and adults to cool off.

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  12. Gregory SquillanteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... December 8, 2014. He was the husband of Jo Ann (Booker) Squillante and the son of the late Dr. O. John and Alice (Tavares) Squillante. Greg graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and from SMU with a ...

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  13. Tampa Bay Times' all-Tampa Bay golf teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Best round: Shot 5-under 67 in the final round to win the Class 3A state championship at Deer Island Country Club in Tavares. Best finishes: Won state (71-67-138); second at Vinoy Classic (69); won districts (68); tied for first at regionals (69). ...

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  14. Residents display holiday spirit during Mount Dora Christmas Tour of HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... or Sunday morning. Tickets are $15 and available at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts: 138 E. Fifth Avenue, the Tavares Chamber of Commerce or at the door of each home during tour hours. For more information, call 352-735-4324. Richard Betson and ...

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  15. Popular Leesburg hometown restaurant won't reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... brunch. It was severely damaged by fire on Dec. 26. Nearly 30 firefighters from Lake County, Leesburg, Eustis and Tavares worked to extinguish the blaze in the kitchen, which was gutted. The rest of the building was damaged by smoke and water. Since ...

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  16. Cops: Chaplain molested childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Click Orlando

    ... TO THIS, HE WENT TO MICHIGAN TO GET SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE. IT TURNS OUT HE GAVE SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE AT THIS FACILITY IN TAVARES FOR NEARLY A DECADE. THOSE FEELINGS OF GUILT AND ANGER, RESENTMENT. THE 53-YEAR-OLD LANCE TRAVIS IS HIGHLIGHT IN THE YouTube ...

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  17. Hospice chaplain arrested on charges of molesting young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... girl over a four-year period, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. Lance Travis, 53, identified as chaplain for Tavares-based Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, was arrested near Pontiac, Mich., where he fled to seek "spiritual guidance," ...

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  18. Waterman hospital offers free holiday movie nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, will host a free holiday movie night featuring "Polar Express" at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn outside the medical office building in back of the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way. The Oscar-winning movie starred Tom Hanks and based on the 1985 children's storybook classic by Chris Van Allsburg.

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  19. Join in the festivities at library's tree lightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridaydownstairs across from the hospital cafeteria, 1000 Waterman Way (off U.S. Highway 441), Tavares. All jewelry pieces and accessories will be $5. A Christmas open house is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. At 2 p.m. John Ernest and his ...

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  20. Photographer's calendar-cover sunset shot was 'serendipity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... photos as a hobby. The calendar is available for a suggested $5 donation at the round courthouse, 315 W. Main St., Tavares; the Solid Waste Administration Office, 13130 County Landfill Road, Tavares; and the Public Works Department's Water Resource ...

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