Ben Wilcox, a former journalist who worked for Common Cause Florida before becoming research director for Integrity Florida, focuses on “Ethics & Money in Politics” in an online program that was presented via Zoom on Feb. 22. Integrity Florida is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institu…

The weekly Farmers Market relocated Feb.16 to the Rolling Acres Sports Complex, 250 Rolling Acres Road, Lady Lake, due to road construction near Log Cabin Park, its former location. Market hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Tuesday. Visit the Lady Lake Farmer’s Market Facebook page for more inf…

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What’s the secret behind a twisted biscuit? Don Wilson, owner of the Twisted Biscuit Diner in Tavares, will tell you it’s that the toppings are baked right into the dough. However, the real secret to this thriving business, which opened in November, lies with Wilson’s determination and dedic…

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Cameron Lee Cruz, age 43, passed away unexpectedly in Mount Dora, Florida on December 5, 2020. Cameron was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan at Blodgett Memorial Hospital. Cam was beloved at every school he was at, starting at Crestwood Elementary in Rockford, Michigan where he became fast frie…

Raymond “Ray” Ordell Halverson (1934-2020) went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2020 at the age of 85 after a short but rough battle with cancer. The funeral service will be held at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 890 Abrams Road, Eustis, Florida at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. It will al…