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WALB Albany
Hundreds participate in Albany's Walk to End Alzheimer'sHundreds of South Georgians joined together to raise money for Alzheimer's rese
WALB Albany / Posted 5 hours ago
Hundreds of South Georgians joined together to raise money for Alzheimer's research and care Saturday. Modern Gas in Leesburg hosted the two-mile Walk to End Alzheimer's. The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's is the largest event in... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Hundreds participate in Albany's Walk to End Alzheimer'sHundreds of South Georgians joined together to raise money for Alzheimer's rese
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 hours ago
Hundreds of South Georgians joined together to raise money for Alzheimer's research and care Saturday. Modern Gas in Leesburg hosted the two-mile Walk to End Alzheimer's. The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's is the largest event in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Friday's Scores27, Champagnat Catholic 15 Foundation Academy 35, Bishop McLaughlin 7 Frostpr
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
27, Champagnat Catholic 15 Foundation Academy 35, Bishop McLaughlin 7 Frostproof 41, Hawthorne 34 Gainesville 49, Leesburg 14 Gaither 28, Lennard 23 George Jenkins 45, Tenoroc 6 Glades Central 21, Delray American Heritage 7 Glades Day... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's Scores27, Champagnat Catholic 15 Foundation Academy 35, Bishop McLaughlin 7 Frostpr
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
27, Champagnat Catholic 15 Foundation Academy 35, Bishop McLaughlin 7 Frostproof 41, Hawthorne 34 Gainesville 49, Leesburg 14 Gaither 28, Lennard 23 George Jenkins 45, Tenoroc 6 Glades Central 21, Delray American Heritage 7 Glades Day... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
MDCA wraps up perfect regular season with 46-10 winproud of their effort. Toughness is a talent, and I'm really proud of them." L
The Daily Commercial / Posted yesterday
proud of their effort. Toughness is a talent, and I'm really proud of them." Legacy Charter 52, First Academy of Leesburg 28 First Academy of Leesburg fell to Legacy Charter 52-28 Friday night in Ocoee. Kanyon Walker had six rushes for... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Friday H.S. Football Scores, Oct. 2016 Fort Lauderdale University 27, Champagnat Catholic 15 Foundation Academy 3
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
16 Fort Lauderdale University 27, Champagnat Catholic 15 Foundation Academy 35, Bishop McLaughlin 7 Gainesville 49, Leesburg 14 Gaither 28, Lennard 23 Glades Day 21, Jupiter Christian 7 Golden Gate 18, Riverdale 0 Gulliver Prep 27, Pine... Read more
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Daily Press
Money and math make elections goHowell’s PAC, and $32,699 from the House Republican campaign committee. Up in
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Howell’s PAC, and $32,699 from the House Republican campaign committee. Up in Loudoun County, where Del. Tag Greason, R-Leesburg, seeks re-election in a district that gave Clinton a nine percentage point margin, the GOP has paid $46,550 for... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Gay marriage key distinction in attorney general debateLEESBURG, Va. (AP) - Attorney General Mark Herring's refusal to defend Virginia
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted yesterday
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - Attorney General Mark Herring's refusal to defend Virginia's ban on gay marriage came under attack at a candidate debate. Herring's opponent in next month's election, Republican John Adams, said at Friday's debate in Leesburg... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Record night shows Leesburg's Rector is backLEESBURG — Wyatt Rector is always ready to play on game day. But as he worked
The Daily Commercial / Posted yesterday
LEESBURG — Wyatt Rector is always ready to play on game day. But as he worked through his normal pregame routine prior to Leesburg’s Class 6A-District 5 contest against South Lake on Oct. 13, the Yellow Jackets senior quarterback was more “amped up”... Read more
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WALB Albany
GA DNR urges safety during firearms deer hunting seasonof hunters are gearing up for the open of firearm deer hunting season Saturday.
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
of hunters are gearing up for the open of firearm deer hunting season Saturday. Stores like Backwoods Outdoors in Leesburg have been busy in the past few days, as hunters grab last minute essentials for the weekend. Store managers... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GA DNR urges safety during firearms deer hunting seasonof hunters are gearing up for the open of firearm deer hunting season Saturday.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
of hunters are gearing up for the open of firearm deer hunting season Saturday. Stores like Backwoods Outdoors in Leesburg have been busy in the past few days, as hunters grab last minute essentials for the weekend. Store managers... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Colorful quilts on their way to people dealing with hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Mariathe Lake County Quilters Guild, which meets weekly at Lake Receptions near Bond
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the Lake County Quilters Guild, which meets weekly at Lake Receptions near Bond’s shop, and the Quilting Sisters Guild in Leesburg, he said. “Quilters have big hearts — we have a large, wonderful quilting community in Lake County and had a great... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Previews of Friday night's high school football gamesthan us up front, but every team is bigger than us up front,” Tackett said. “We
The Daily Commercial / Posted yesterday
than us up front, but every team is bigger than us up front,” Tackett said. “We’ve just got to play great defense.” FA-Leesburg (2-5) at Legacy Charter (1-5) 7 p.m., Ocoee First Academy of Leesburg wraps up the regular season looking for its... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Attorney general candidates Herring, Adams meet in debateLEESBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia's candidates for attorney general are facing off
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia's candidates for attorney general are facing off in a debate. Democratic incumbent Mark Herring is seeking a second term in next month's elections. His opponent, Republican John Adams, is making his first run for public... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Attorney general candidates Herring, Adams meet in debateLEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia's candidates for attorney general are facing off
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia's candidates for attorney general are facing off in a debate. Democratic incumbent Mark Herring is seeking a second term in next month's elections. His opponent, Republican John Adams, is making his first run for public... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
First Academy serves to pick up 3-0 win in 3A-3 title matchconsider beating an opponent three times in a season to be among a team’s most
The Daily Commercial / Posted 2 days ago
consider beating an opponent three times in a season to be among a team’s most difficult challenges. The First Academy of Leesburg volleyball team was facing that very predicament in Thursday’s Class 3A-District 3 championship game. In order for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ed Gillespie ties MS-13 gang to sanctuary city, immigration debateme tell you something, there has been a lot of stuff go down in this county,” s
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
me tell you something, there has been a lot of stuff go down in this county,” said Mr. Barron, who lives in Leesburg. “A couple years back a lady and her husband, he got killed and she got beat up and severely violated. A couple... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
What might have been for Lynyrd Skynyrd?individuals, there wouldn’t have been another band like them.” William Nesbitt
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
individuals, there wouldn’t have been another band like them.” William Nesbitt, a pop music expert at Beacon College in Leesburg, said he suspects that Skynyrd without the plane crash would have ended up looking a lot like Skynyrd with the plane... Read more
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cmt.com
#CMTAOTY: Phillip Phillips Goes Countrymost of his adolescence growing up in the same small town that Luke Bryan calls
cmt.com / Posted 2 days ago
most of his adolescence growing up in the same small town that Luke Bryan calls home, so when the song came to an end, the Leesburg native was one of the first ones on his feet applauding Phillips’ soulful take on the smash. Alison makes her... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Sheriff to serve on state crime councilSheriff Ben Johnson and is appointed for a term that began Monday and ends June
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 2 days ago
Sheriff Ben Johnson and is appointed for a term that began Monday and ends June 30, 2019. Scott also appointed to the council Leesburg Police Chief Robert Hicks, 47, of Leesburg, and reappointed Martin County Sheriff William Snyder, 65, of S... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Gainesville Hurricanes Travel to Face LeesburgThe Gainesville Hurricanes head out on the road this Friday to face district op
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 2 days ago
The Gainesville Hurricanes head out on the road this Friday to face district opponent Leesburg. The Leesburg Yellow Jackets are currently second in 6A District 5 with an overall record of 4-3, and a conference record of 2-1. The Hurricanes sit right... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Small plane makes belly landing at North Carolina airportWednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-yea
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-year-old student pilot, Balpreet S. Chahal of Leesburg, Virginia, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The statement says 32-year-old... Read more
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WALB Albany
World's first 5-grain bourbon used in recipesOn Wednesday a South Carolina liquor manufacturer showed a party in Leesburg ho
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
On Wednesday a South Carolina liquor manufacturer showed a party in Leesburg how to use his spirits for something other than just drinking. Pool Brothers Construction hosted Six & Twenty Distillery for a dinner tasting event. Chefs were busy in the... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
First Academy of Leesburg to play for district volleyball titleThe Eagles play Faith Christian on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mount Dora Christian
The Daily Commercial / Posted 3 days ago
The Eagles play Faith Christian on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mount Dora Christian VOLLEYBALL FA-Leesburg 3, MDCA 0 Skylar Martin had 15 kills, Iaya Harris added 12 kills and Hailey Franklin recorded nine kills to lead First Academy of Leesburg to a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Small plane makes belly landing at North Carolina airportWednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-yea
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-year-old student pilot, Balpreet S. Chahal of Leesburg, Virginia, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The statement says 32-year-old... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Small plane makes belly landing at North Carolina airportWednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-yea
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-year-old student pilot, Balpreet S. Chahal of Leesburg, Virginia, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The statement says 32-year-old... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Small plane makes belly landing at North Carolina airportWednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-yea
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-year-old student pilot, Balpreet S. Chahal of Leesburg, Virginia, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The statement says 32-year-old... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Small plane makes belly landing at NC airportWednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-yea
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-year-old student pilot, Balpreet S. Chahal of Leesburg, Virginia, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The statement says 32-year-old... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Small plane makes belly landing at North Carolina airportWednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-yea
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement that a 23-year-old student pilot, Balpreet S. Chahal of Leesburg, Virginia, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The statement says 32-year-old... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
The Villages Basketball Club finds home in LeesburgLEESBURG — When Lonnie Levy first moved to The Villages a little more than 13 y
The Daily Commercial / Posted 3 days ago
LEESBURG — When Lonnie Levy first moved to The Villages a little more than 13 years ago, he says he was shocked by what he considered a major oversight at the 55-plus community. He immediately went to the office of John Rohan, the director of... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Recreation news and notes from around the areawater swim. To sign up for the event go to runsignup.com/Race/FL/Clermont/Grea
The Daily Commercial / Posted 3 days ago
water swim. To sign up for the event go to runsignup.com/Race/FL/Clermont/GreatFloridianTri. Registration underway for Leesburg basketball programs The city of Leesburg Parks and Recreation Department is holding registration for its youth... Read more
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NBC Washington
Va. Home Puts on Another Elaborate Halloween Light ShowHe's at it again! A Leesburg, Virginia, man is putting on a spectacular Hallowe
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
He's at it again! A Leesburg, Virginia, man is putting on a spectacular Halloween light show, but this year, the home's lip-syncing monsters are jamming to "Feel It Still" by Portugal The Man. Brandon Bullis uses over 16,000 lights and thousands of... Read more
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Times Leader
College Corner: Crestwood’s Kile, Cole boost nationally ranked Buckeyes16 points to best three other teams. Myers will compete next in the Atlantic 10
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
16 points to best three other teams. Myers will compete next in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships on Oct. 28 in Leesburg, Va. Davis seeing action After sitting on the sidelines watching a junior in goal for eight games, freshman Paige... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Leesburg police Chief Rob Hicks tapped for state violent crime, drug control panelGov. Rick Scott has appointed Leesburg police Chief Rob Hicks to the Florida Vi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Leesburg police Chief Rob Hicks to the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council, the governor’s office said. The council originally was created in 1993 to assist local law enforcement with violent crimes and its... Read more
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WALB Albany
Huge So. GA prison drug ring bustedTwenty people, nine from Tift County, one from Leesburg, and one from Bosnia, h
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
Twenty people, nine from Tift County, one from Leesburg, and one from Bosnia, have been sentenced in Albany Federal Court, for a wide-ranging drug conspiracy, that was run inside various Georgia prisons. US Attorney Pete Peterman said Tuesday that... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Huge So. GA prison drug ring bustedTwenty people, nine from Tift County, one from Leesburg, and one from Bosnia, h
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
Twenty people, nine from Tift County, one from Leesburg, and one from Bosnia, have been sentenced in Albany Federal Court, for a wide-ranging drug conspiracy, that was run inside various Georgia prisons. US Attorney Pete Peterman said Tuesday that... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Former Leesburg standout playing well for MercerWhen Lee Bennett got his chance, he made the most of his opportunity. The form
The Daily Commercial / Posted 4 days ago
When Lee Bennett got his chance, he made the most of his opportunity. The former Leesburg High School standout, now a senior linebacker at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, had already turned in a solid season as the Bears prepared for The... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Irma leaves behind priceless family treasure in Manatee CountyHurricane Irma brought more than downed trees to a Leesburg neighborhood. Clar
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
Hurricane Irma brought more than downed trees to a Leesburg neighborhood. Clarion University ring belonged to Robert Clark Ring was stolen from family's home 6 years ago Family gets back ring after social media post It left behind a priceless... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
South Lake, Lamoureux, Rickerson win district titlesnumbers on a scorecard aren’t the truest indicator of how well you played. And
The Daily Commercial / Posted 5 days ago
numbers on a scorecard aren’t the truest indicator of how well you played. And Alyssa Lamoureux knows it. The Leesburg senior, who won the girls Class 3A state championship in 2015 as a sophomore at Seminole High near St. Petersburg,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Challenger League opens kick ball seasonKickball, that indicator is big smiles all around. Children, who have special
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Kickball, that indicator is big smiles all around. Children, who have special needs, hit the diamond with buddies in Leesburg Saturday. This is the third season of kick ball the organization has hosted. Parents got a chance to sit back,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Challenger League opens kick ball seasonKickball, that indicator is big smiles all around. Children, who have special
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
Kickball, that indicator is big smiles all around. Children, who have special needs, hit the diamond with buddies in Leesburg Saturday. This is the third season of kick ball the organization has hosted. Parents got a chance to sit back,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Duke, other utility customers complain of sky-high power bills despite Hurricane Irma outagesclaimed bills were drastically higher and were told their reading was accurate
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
claimed bills were drastically higher and were told their reading was accurate when they complained to their provider. The Leesburg Electric Department, for example, said bill increases may have been caused by AC units kicking into overtime because... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Friday night's high school football scores from across FloridaWales 61, Lake Region 0 Lakeland 55, Winter Haven 7 Lakeland Christian 28, Fr
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 8 days ago
Wales 61, Lake Region 0 Lakeland 55, Winter Haven 7 Lakeland Christian 28, Frostproof 6 Largo 42, Seminole Osceola 0 Leesburg 47, South Lake 40 Legacy Charter 37, Central Florida Christian 0 Lehigh 48, East Lee County 21 Lely 28, Mariner... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Wildwood improves to 6-0 with 40-21 winWalter Banks said of his team. "I wouldn't trade these guys for nothing at all.
The Daily Commercial / Posted 8 days ago
Walter Banks said of his team. "I wouldn't trade these guys for nothing at all." Santa Fe Catholic 26, First Academy of Leesburg 0 First Academy of Leesburg took a hard hit with a 26-0 shutout against Santa Fe Catholic on Friday night in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Week 9 football scheduleat Lake Highland Prep, 7 Ocala Christian at Faith Christian, 7 Warner Christi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
at Lake Highland Prep, 7 Ocala Christian at Faith Christian, 7 Warner Christian at Father Lopez, 7 First Academy-Leesburg at Legacy Charter, 7 Bishop McLaughlin at Foundation Academy*, 7 Halifax Academy at Orange Park St. John’s Country... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's Scores26 Lake Brantley 21, Lyman 20 Lake Highland 30, Astronaut 6 Lakeland 55, Win
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
26 Lake Brantley 21, Lyman 20 Lake Highland 30, Astronaut 6 Lakeland 55, Winter Haven 7 Largo 42, Seminole Osceola 0 Leesburg 47, South Lake 40 Mainland 24, Matanzas 3 Menendez 49, Palatka 0 Merritt Island 34, Titusville 6 Mitchell 12,... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Beware the pets when handling the Halloween candy haulattracted to the novel scent of the candy,” said Brian Ogle, an assistant profe
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 8 days ago
attracted to the novel scent of the candy,” said Brian Ogle, an assistant professor of anthrozoology at Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida. “Beyond candy, one other major threat to animals is the ingestion of glow sticks. Cats especially love to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Retired teacher told to move from affordable housing — she complained too muchtold to move out — it seems as if she complained too much. Of course, neither
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
told to move out — it seems as if she complained too much. Of course, neither the company that owns the Silver Pointe at Leesburg complex nor the firm that manages it will say why they want Marie Wissler out by the end of the month. Letters to... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Leesburg plays South Lake with plenty on the lineGROVELAND — A football game between South Lake and Leesburg high schools has be
The Daily Commercial / Posted 8 days ago
GROVELAND — A football game between South Lake and Leesburg high schools has been one many circle on their sports calendars every year. For a variety of reasons. It’s a game between a school from north Lake County and one from south Lake County,... Read more
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The News-Herald
Beware the pets when handling the Halloween candy haulattracted to the novel scent of the candy,” said Brian Ogle, an assistant profe
The News-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
attracted to the novel scent of the candy,” said Brian Ogle, an assistant professor of anthrozoology at Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida. “Beyond candy, one other major threat to animals is the ingestion of glow sticks. Cats especially love to... Read more
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