Sept. 17, AdventHealth announced the number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized across its Central Florida system remained on a downward slope, to about 850, as the hospital transitioned back to normal operations or “green status.”

Did you know October is native plant month? If you love nature and Florida’s native plants, the Lake County Wildflower Festival offers a great way to celebrate the month and enjoy a free outdoor, nature-oriented, family-friendly event. 

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For 14 years, Mary Cutlip has been serving good ol’ comfort food at Mary’s Kountry Kitchen in Tavares. Originally from Platteville, Wisconsin, Cutlip has always had a passion for cooking. 

The great flea-infested swamp that was most of Florida a little more than 100 years ago was not a pleasant place for most: hot, muggy, prone to flooding in many places. The population of Florida in 1910 was just 750,000 people – total – for a good reason.

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Wilson Crandall May 6, 2021 Wilson Trafton Crandall, age 77, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the Edgewater Health and Rehabilitation Center in the Waterman Village of Mount Dora, Florida from complications relating to Parkinson’s disease.

Richard (Rick) Russell Livingston passed away on the afternoon of November 18, 2020 in Anderson, South Carolina at 71 years of age. He was born in Lakeland, Florida on April 29, 1949 as the first born child of Nelda Forehand Livingston and Wiley Richard Livingston, Jr. He served in the Unite…

Millie Rue Romney Dunn age 100 of Mount Dora, Fl, formerly of New Smyrna Beach FL and Westwood, MA, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 joining her pre-deceased husband of 68 years James Owen Dunn Sr. She was born in Salt Lake City, UT on August 11, 1920. She graduated from the Univ…

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…