Our office works very hard every day to serve our citizens and meet their needs in the most professional ways possible. In doing so, we strive to keep up with technological advances that not only enhance the delivery of our law enforcement services, but also help save your time, as well as y…

Many years ago, my wife had a customer in Singapore who was visiting us here in the States. Over dinner, I asked him about all the rules Singapore had at that time: potential death penalty for drug dealers, randomized drug tests to any individual without a warrant, chewing gum (illegal), por…

We’ve all heard the old adage ‘welcome distraction’ that’s often used in cases when we need a break from something tedious or traumatic. In those moments, our minds are temporarily relieved, possibly giving us a new perspective about the task or trauma at hand. 

As we watch the sad withdrawal of Americans and Afghan allies, in front of the Taliban advance, our nation considers the meaning of all the American lives lost and many more physically wounded, and I wonder if this will be the last war Americans will be physically involved in.

It seems everywhere we turn nowadays, someone is blaming someone else, taking no responsivity for their own emotional welfare. Whether it’s a political party, a boss, a relative, a spouse or even a child. 

We’re only a few weeks into the school year and in the midst of all the challenges we are facing and all the unknown, what I do know is that there is great teaching and learning happening in our schools! Our teachers are going above and beyond every day to meet the needs of our students and …

Our long-time production director, R., died from Glioblastoma — a particular nasty and deadly form of cancer. R was with us almost 30 years. His former career was primarily as a newspaper accountant up in Pennsylvania.

Labor Day is a celebration of workers and the labor movements in the United States and Canada. Often considered the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day prompts many people to travel for one last getaway prior to the arrival of fall. 

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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…