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  1. Lake extends Alfred Street construction by 28 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Work continues along Alfrefd St. in Tavares on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. County commissioners voted to extend the construction by 28 days.

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  2. Rabid fox prompts health department to issue rabies alert for Mount DoraRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Lake County Animal Services temporarily suspended night-drop kennels at the animal shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares , that sometimes are used by people who drop off strays or give up pets for adoption after hours. Animal Services officials ...

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  3. Shriners raise money to help teenage burn victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... dinners from 4 to 7 p.m. are open to the public at the Lake County Shrine Club, 424 Duncan Drive (State Road 19) in Tavares. The proceeds help pay for the children who receive help during the year and the annual Christmas party held for kids the ...

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  4. 14 elementaries designated STEM schoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The following elementary schools - Astatula, Cypress Ridge, Eustis Heights, Grassy Lake, Groveland, Lost Lake, Round Lake Elementary Conversion Charter, Sawgrass Bay, Seminole Springs, Sorrento, Tavares , Treadway, Triangle and Umatilla - were recognized during the June 23 Lake County School Board meeting for earning the distinction of becoming a ... (more)

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  5. Home Builders pitch in to help abandoned, abused animalsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... public will see a lot of good, healthy changes in the near future." The shelter, located at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. To find out more about Lake County ...

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  6. Musical journey history of jazzRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... season musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!" at 3 p.m. Aug. 28 at Osprey Lodge, 1761 Nightingale Lane, Tavares. The comical show is about the ups and downs of courting and marriage. The off-Broadway hit was created by composer Jimmy ...

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  7. Clermont Art Festival seeking artists and musical entertainersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... for its inaugural Arts & Cultural Festival scheduled for Nov. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St., Tavares. The event will showcase the arts and cultural activities by students from local schools. In addition to promoting the arts ...

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  8. Golf: Season preview, players and events to watchRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... player for the Tigers since he was a freshman. Nov. 4-5: Boys state tournament. 3A: Deer Island Golf and Lake Club, Tavares. 2A/1A: Mission Inn Resort and Club, Howey-in-the-Hills. Shyanne Dove, Jr., Mitchell: Dove is only a few strokes behind ...

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  9. Tavares woman wins Golden Gloves championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Meghan Karcher's ability to "never get tired" recently led the 20-year-old Tavares woman to win the title of the 2014 National Women's Golden Gloves champion in her weight class.

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  10. Leesburg commissioners vote to keep Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... demanding union and a weak, indecisive City Commission. An informal survey of 10 similar cities, including Eustis, Tavares, Mount Dora and Clermont, shows that those cities on average employ 1.37 firefighters for every 1,000 residents. Leesburg: 2.7 ...

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  11. Have an unwanted firearm? Give it to police for gift cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 1010 East Ave., Clermont. The North Lake Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of every month at Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline St. Former CIA officer Gary Berntsen and a member of Concerned Veterans for America will speak ...

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  12. Hoops recruit Brunson sets Purdue visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... to have more on him later this week. Elhadji Tacko Fall is a 7-5, 270-pound center from Liberty Christian Prep in Tavares, Fla. On Monday he listed his top eight schools, and Purdue made the cut. RT @tackofall99 : My top 8 schools, no particular ...

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  13. Purdue men's basketball recruiting notesPurdue men's basketball...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Journal and Courier

    ... to have more on him later this week. Elhadji Tacko Fall is a 7-5, 270-pound center from Liberty Christian Prep in Tavares, Fla. On Monday he listed his top eight schools, and Purdue made the cut. RT @tackofall99 : My top 8 schools, no particular ...

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  14. Program on frogs promises to be ribbitingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... buffet from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the club's facility, 424 N. Duncan Drive (State Road 19 south of Tavares ). Participants will learn the basics of how to create, edit and print a basic document, spell check, text editor and font manager from 10 ...

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  15. Couple of Monday Clemson recruiting notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The State

    ... Penn State, UCLA, Florida State and Alabama. Clemson did not make the final eight with 7-5 center Tacko Fall of Tavares, FL. He cut his list to Wake Forest, Georgetown, Florida State, Vanderbilt, Purdue, Georgia Tech, Florida and Stanford. The State ...

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  16. Mount Dora firefighters cool off kids during Water DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... through fifth grade were invited to get a thorough soaking. But there will be no soaking again today at the Tavares Splash Park. The popular attraction was closed for maintenance Monday and will be shut down again today, according to city officials.

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  17. Stomp grapes at Lakeridge to benefit Boys & Girls ClubRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... ideas and talk about challenges the discrict faces. The children's Splash Park at Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St. in Tavares is closed today and Tuesday for maintenance. The park will reopen on Wednesday. The Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce's ...

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  18. Tavares eyes new $10.4 million public-safety complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... split between the county, cities and school district. This fiscal year it's expected to generate $1.16 million for Tavares, which will mostly will be used to pay debt service for capital projects such as the city's streetscape, a new firetruck and ...

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  19. Educational Foundation gives backpacks to 3,000 kids from struggling familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the Educational Foundation of Lake County comes in. The foundation held its 20th annual Back to School fairs in Tavares, Leesburg and Clermont this week. More than 3,000 students from low-income families who receive free lunch in grades in K-5 ...

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  20. First body buried at Florida reform school ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | New York Daily News

    ... her parents are buried. Owen's family last saw him in 1940 when he ran away from home. He was later arrested in Tavares, Fla., on auto theft charges and sent to the state's only reform school in Marianna, then called the Florida Industrial School ...

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