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  1. Cops: Bail bond agent shot at fleeing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Click Orlando

    A bail bond agent was arrested Thursday afternoon after the agent fired shots at a man she was attempting to take into custody, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Sheila Antley, of Honey Bail Bonds in Tavares, was arrested at 4:15 p.m. Thursday after an investigation into the incident that happened earlier at the Blueberry Hill Apartment Complex in Leesburg.


  2. Corvette is prize for making half-court shot in ex-NBA player Pat Burke's scholarship driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... support with the culmination of a scholarship fundraiser with Vann Gannaway Chevrolet at noon Saturday at HOOPS' Tavares location, 15839 Old Highway 441. Five names picked out of 300 donors who purchased a ticket for $100 will receive $1,000 each. ...


  3. Leesburg Bikefest headliners include Lita Ford, Puddle of Mudd, The Marshall Tucker BandRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... they don't need a motorcycle to enjoy the free event. LakeXpress shuttles will run every 30 minutes from Mount Dora, Tavares. Eustis and The Villages to Leesburg at a cost of $1 or $3 for an all-day pass.


  4. Enter the 'Mount Dora Has Talent' competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... will meet for a social gathering at 7 p.m. April 30 at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 115 S. Rockingham Ave. Tavares . The University of Florida-Lake County Extension Office will host "Homeowner Education Landscape Program (HELP), a nine-hour ...


  5. Trash to Treasure sale funds helps scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... annual meeting Thursday at the Lake County Historical Museum housed in the historic courthouse, 317 W. Main St. in Tavares. Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 6. Lake County Supervisor of Elections Emogene ...


  6. Amazing Amphib! Lakeland 2015 Sponsor Progressive Aerodyne Goes EVERYWHERERead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Aero-News Network

    ... leading to the development of the SeaRey. On May 1, 2010 the company moved to a new location from Orlando to Tavares, Florida to facilitate its growth. Adam Yang, a Searey pilot, owner and builder, joined Progressive Aerodyne as CEO and Chairman of ...


  7. Tavares to get first Publix, Dunkin' DonutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Drive. Owner Tim Cloe said his Eustis Dunkin' store is "very busy," and many customers tell workers they drive from Tavares for their morning jolt of caffeine. Cloe, who chose the location himself, said what caught his eye are the already-approved ...


  8. Clermont Police hosting Special Olympics Torch Run benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... fourth Monday of every month, except December, in the Mattison Conference Room B at the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares. Details: Tracey Estok, 352-253-3892. Cooper Memorial Library will host a free couponing class at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Room ...


  9. Jacqueline LaPierre BrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Watertown Daily Times

    Tavares, Fl. & Watertown, NY- Jacqueline LaPierre Brett, of Tavares, Fl., passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 after a brief illness.


  10. School Board: District needs flexibility with penny sales tax renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Mathias Foodservice Equipment Company, vies for School Board re-election. (Lake County Schools website) TAVARES - The Lake School Board is backing the county's bid to renew a penny sales tax - with an asterisk. The five-member elected board wants a ...


  11. Planes, Trains and BBQ also features U.S. Special Operations Parachute TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The annual Planes, Trains and BBQ runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St., Tavares , will feature a state-sanctioned barbecue contest, jazz and blues band, seaplane rides, steam-engine train rides with train robbers and food vendors. The U.S. Special Operations Parachute Team, will kick off the air show at 11 a.m. The para-commandos are made up of members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Marine Corps.


  12. Shoot a Half-Court Shot to Win a 2015 Corvette Stingray and Support...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PRWeb

    ... Half Court Shot Event". This scholarship fund raiser supports local at risk youth in the Mount Dora, Umatilla,Tavares, Leesburg, Clermont, and Eustis areas. Only 500 chances are being sold for $100.00 each to help local youth. Five winners will be ...


  13. Edward McCallaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Crescent-News.com

    ... McCalla of Hicksville; a grandson, Jason; siblings, Delores (Mike) Hicov of Howey, Florida, Pat (Pete) Vasquez of Tavares, Florida, Mary (Jake) Moreman of The Villages, Florida, Cindy McCalla of Austin, Texas, Mike of Merritt Island, Florida, Dave ...


  14. 2015 Roundball Academy Spring Classic showed off prep talent young and oldRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Swish Appeal

    ... quick learner. Anne runs the court well and is picking up on the American game. Attending Liberty Christian Prep in Tavares, Florida, she is already attracting BCS interest as colleges view her upside rather than where she is in the process. When ...


  15. Donald LehmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Crescent-News.com

    Donald L. Lehman, 86, of Defiance, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Tavares Cornerstone Hospice, Tavares, Fla.


  16. Con-way Truckload Driver Honored for Helping to Save Kidnapped WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Transport Topics

    Con-way Truckload driver Kevin Kimmel was honored April 3 for helping save a kidnapped woman who had been forced into prostitution. Kimmel, from Tavares, Florida, called the police after spotting a distraught-looking woman in the window of an RV when he pulled into a Virginia truck stop Jan. 6. Kimmel later told the media he "saw a guy come up and knock on the door, then go inside the truck stop, then quickly came back and knocked again All of the sudden, the thing was rocking and rolling."


  17. Ruth GarveyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Morning Journal

    ... metery, Andover. Memorial contributions can be made to to Imperial Terrace West/Lighthouse Fund, 11820 Hickory Lane, Tavares, FL, 32778 or to St. Philip Lutheran Church, 1050 Boyd Drive, Mt. Dora, FL, 32757.


  18. Truck Driver Kevin Kimmel to Receive 2015 Harriet Tubman Award from Truckers Against TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Auto Channel

    April 3, 2015: Con-way Truckload driver Kevin Kimmel from Tavares, Florida has been named the 2015 Harriet Tubman award winner by Truckers Against Trafficking for his actions which saved a woman from torture and modern-day slavery. The award, which carries with it a $2,500 check, is named in honor of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman, whose courageous personal actions resulted in the transportation of 300 slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad and whose overall role in the freedom movement was instrumental in the freeing of thousands more.


  19. Agencies can apply for funding for emergency food and shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... or stop by the Lake County Community Services Department, 315 W. Main St., Suite 233, Tavares, between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Enjoy a family-friendly Earth Day celebration, presented by Mount Dora Friends of the Environment from 10 a.m. to 4 ...


  20. Jacqueline BrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Watertown Daily Times

    Jacqueline “Jackie” Brett, Florida,formerly of Watertown, passed away April 2nd, 2015 in Tavares, FL where she was under the care of Hospice and her family. She was 93 years old.


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