To assist in the massive power restoration effort in Texas following deadly ice storms, SECO Energy released five Pike Electric crews and three Nelson Tree crew modules. The contractors left SECO on Feb. 15 to help restore power to some of the 4 million-plus Texans left without power.

Four SECO Energy trustees recently earned certifications intended to better help them serve in their roles on the not-for-profit electric cooperative’s board. Certification is through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

Lieutenant Christie Mysinger, commander of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office resource deputy program, oversees 30 deputies and 52 armed guardians assigned to Lake County District schools. At a recent Kiwanis Club of Umatilla meeting, she gave club members and guests an informative insight int…

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Davidson of Dundee is still owned and operated by the Davidson family. As you drive on US Highway 27, just north of the turn-off for Legoland (formerly Cypress Gardens), the signs beckon you to stop in for citrus candy, jelly and marmalade, Florida souvenirs and fresh citrus fruit.

In reading feedback from readers about my column on immigration, I realized many of us don’t have useful information on the subject. Let’s see how much we know about immigration.

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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…