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Hometown Air Force News

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 1:33 am

Air Force Airman Brandon Diaz-Lopez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Diaz-Lopez is

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Business Highlight

  • Floor It!

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:08 am

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    FLOOR IT is located at 45705 Highway 27 in Ridgeview Plaza, Davenport (863-419-4427 or 407-435-8421), and is owned and operated by Mark Roe, who is from the UK. Mark has two children with his wife, Susan. As a family man he understands and appreciates the need to have a practical and safe floor that looks great while at the same time it’s affordable. FLOOR IT employs installers who have over

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  • Dhaba Indian Cuisine

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 1:24 am

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    Dhaba Indian Cuisine is located at 103 Ambersweet Way, Davenport – Located in Berry Town Center (863) 424-4466 With the growing trend of bikram yoga, free-range organic chicken, and cold-pressed juices, everyday, more Americans have been seeking healthier and organic alternatives for dining-out. With its array of spice levels from mild to super hot, colorful rice and delicious naans, Indian cuisine has very quickly grown to become “the next big

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Local News

American Legion in Haines City

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 1:26 am

American Legion Post #34/Haines City invite veterans to join with us the 2nd Thursday of each month for regular membership meeting. NEW CHAPTER  OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS  (Vets motorcycle organization) now meeting each month. Look for upcoming patriotic rides and events via website. We are located at #107 N. 11th St in Haines City. We support our brave servicemen and women past and present. We believe in God and Country 

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  • Ruff Times Rescue’s 5th Annual Poker Tournament

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:19 am

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    Molly and Jax (an unusual couple) have become best friends here at RTR. They invite you to our annual poker tournament to be held on SUNDAY, AUG. 24th. Proceeds from this fun afternoon supports and sustains our efforts in rescuing all the beautiful companions here at RTR. The tournament is in Winter Garden and early registration gets you 1,000  extra chips. Buy in is only $40 and there are some

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  • Volunteer Opportunities Available at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:18 am

    The Auxiliary at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center is looking for volunteers to work in our Gift Shop, driving one of our Courtesy Carts, greeting patients at our Information Desk or working in the Escort Service. If you have a desire to make a difference in someone’s life, become a volunteer. We offer free training and no prior experience is necessary. For more information, please call the Auxiliary Office

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Ridge Lightning Pop Warner Football Needs You!

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:32 am

Ridge Lightning is looking for football players ages 10-14 to fill our Jr. Midget and Unlimited Weight teams. Ridge Lightning is a member of Pop Warner and promotes athletics, sportsmanship, and academic success. Our home field is the Northeast Regional Park where we hold all practices and home games. Registration is being held at Northeast Regional Park Monday – Friday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm stop by and join the team!

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  • Let’s Go Racing!

    Posted on August 17, 2014 at 1:41 am

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    CM Box Car Racing and the City of Groveland are teaming up to bring soap box derby racing to Lake County. We are approved to hold races on Wilson Lake Parkway. The first race will be September 27, 2014. There are three divisions: stock cars for ages 7-14; super stocks for ages of 10-21; and masters for the more experienced driver also from 10-21 years old. We are hoping to

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  • Batman and friends will be attending the New Beginnings Celebrity Softball Game

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 1:27 am

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    New Beginnings of Central Florida is excited to announce Batman along with Robin, Captain American, Cat Woman, Wonder Woman and friends will be attending the 3rd Annual Celebrity Softball Game to benefits local homeless families. The game, featuring a variety of players from the police, sheriff, fire departments and political figures will be played on Friday, August 22nd at NTC Legends Way Ball Field. The gates will open at 5:00pm

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Lifestyles

Boy Scout Troop 551 Pancake Breakfast

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:35 am

Join us Saturday, August 23rd from 9-11am at the American Legion Post 55, 1063 West DeSoto Street. A $5 donation will get you pancakes, with sausage and eggs. Established in 2002, Troop 551 is chartered by the American Legion Post 55 in Clermont. The Troop serves South Lake County in several service projects throughout the year, including Scouting for Food, community flag ceremonies, parades and Eagle Scout projects. Troop 551

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  • “Judge” For Yourself

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 1:36 am

    In its continuing voter educational series of meetings, the South Lake 912 Project will be hosting a candidate forum at 7:00 PM on Thursday, August 21st at the Clermont City Center in downtown Clermont. Incumbent Judge Terry Neal and her opponent for County Court Judge, Group 3, Daniel Archer will make an appearance at this meeting.  Candidates for Judge may not speak about judicial issues they have had or may

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  • Greyhound Adoptions

    Posted on August 17, 2014 at 1:30 am

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    Come join us on Saturday, September 6th from noon to 3 p.m. at the Irish Trails Farm & Pet Supply in Clermont at 102 S. Hwy 27, Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 243-0924 to meet retired racing greyhounds ready for adoption. This beautiful and ancient breed makes an ideal house pet due to their gentle nature. They shed very little and, despite their speed, can be quite calm. In fact, in

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Entertainment

Variety Show

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:41 am

If variety is the spice of life, then Sisters of Sound is cooking up a special recipe. This local women’s international-award-winning barbershop chorus will present a variety show August 23rd at East Ridge Middle School, 13201 Excalibur Road, Clermont, in the cafeteria. Along with the SOS chorus and our quartets-In A Chord, Sumthin’ Else, E#, and Serenade, the show will feature special guests Flown the Coop, Rare Blend, 3 of

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  • Sisters of Sound Guest Night

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:39 am

    Sisters of Sound women’s international-award-winning barbershop chorus, always interested in increasing its membership, invites female singers to Guest Night Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 7-9:30 p.m. Along with entertaining song interaction, guests will experience some vocal technique and breathing exercises under the expertise of our award-winning musical directors. Please contact Leslie by emailing leslielaforty@gmail.com or text/call (407) 375-2479  between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily for more information, to sign

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  • Haines City Community Theatre Upcoming Season

    Posted on August 17, 2014 at 1:12 am

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    After being dark for nearly 2 seasons while they searched for a new home, Haines City Community Theatre is pleased to announce their upcoming season for 2014-2015. They will be opening in their new location, the old library building located at 303 Ledwith Avenue in front of Lake Eva Park. This is just down the street from their old home. They will start out their season with “Dearly Departed” by

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