Come Easter Sunday, eager children wake up to see if the Easter Bunny has visited their homes. For many families, Easter would not be the same without an annual egg hunt. From chocolate confections to money-filled plastic shells to colorful, hand-decorated hard-boiled eggs, the Easter Bunny …

Lake County residents and businesses are expected to obey Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s Executive Order (20-91) for all Floridians to stay home, except for those obtaining or providing essential services or activities, according to the Lake County Board of County Commissioners. Here’s what tha…

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What began as a utilitarian space for personal sanitation has, in modern times, transformed into one of the most coveted rooms in the house. Bathrooms have become a place to relax and unwind, and new bathrooms are on the tops of many homeowners’ wishlists.

Loving pets want to be right by their owners’ sides as much as possible. As a result, a boisterous puppy may follow underfoot while a cute kitty will snuggle on the sofa with its owner. Even though pets prefer to stick close by, there are times when distractions, events or noises can cause a…

What is the new normal? For some, it involves a lack of grocery products, toilet paper or high-demand cleaning items, such as hand sanitizers on the shelves of local stores. For others, it’s a routine change, from in-person conversations to phone calls.

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The Lake County Veterans Service Office is temporarily closed to the public to help prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but it will continue to provide services by phone and email. Veterans needing assistance may call 352-742-6585 or send emails to veteraninfo@lakecoun…

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Charlie is a friendly 2 year old male Boxer / Retriever mix. He knows basic commands and does well with dogs and kids, cats are unknown but we can test. Charlie can't wait to meet his furever family, meet him at our shelter!

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This past week could’ve risen out of a Ray Bradbury novel, so dystopian in nature with contagions, closures and curfews. But it wasn’t ripped from the pages of Something Wicked This Way Come or Fahrenheit 451.

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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…