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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Duo Flew 260 Pounds of Marijuana from California to Orlando, Feds Sayto the other two people who were on the plane. dharris@orlandosentinel.com, 40
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 hours ago
to the other two people who were on the plane. dharris@orlandosentinel.com, 407-420-5471 or @DavidHarrisOS CAPTION A Leesburg police officer stopped a bicyclist for not having a working tail light. Police said the bicyclist fired a shot at... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requests public comment on potential impacts of court ruling on lower 48 Grizzly Bearshand-delivery to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS–R6–ES–2017–0089; U.S. F
Char-Koosta News / Posted 13 hours ago
hand-delivery to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS–R6–ES–2017–0089; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Headquarters, MS: BPHC, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. The Service will address public comments and notify the public of its... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Leesburg shuts out Tavares in girls soccerGIRLS SOCCER Leesburg 2, Tavares 0 Cheyenne Hammond-Nedau scored both goals a
The Daily Commercial / Posted 17 hours ago
GIRLS SOCCER Leesburg 2, Tavares 0 Cheyenne Hammond-Nedau scored both goals and Susan Mitchell had an assist as Leesburg downed Tavares 2-0 on Tuesday night. Madyson Fischer had five saves to preserve the shutout for the Yellow Jackets. Leesburg... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Tight knit' LC Swing band to perform holiday concert in LeesburgLEESBURG — When Larry Lutte moved to Florida nearly 20 years ago, the retired h
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
LEESBURG — When Larry Lutte moved to Florida nearly 20 years ago, the retired high school band director decided to dust off his instruments and start playing again after a long hiatus. Lucky for area fans of swing music, he didn’t stop. Roughly two... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Terry Dickson: Winter comes early to Georgiaschools. Besides, Coffee County won’t be using it. They’re playing Lee County f
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 hours ago
schools. Besides, Coffee County won’t be using it. They’re playing Lee County for the Class AAAAAA state championship in Leesburg. For many in Homerville, it’s hard to make a living, and Dickerson says he knows many struggle to make Christmas... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Recreation news and notes from around the areaa twist. The event is a fundraiser for the HLC scholarship program. Call 352-25
The Daily Commercial / Posted yesterday
a twist. The event is a fundraiser for the HLC scholarship program. Call 352-253-4667 for more information. Register for Leesburg basketball programs The city of Leesburg Parks and Recreation Department is holding registration for its youth... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Lee Co. commissioners approve contract for mega sports complexstep closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday night, Lee County commissioners
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
step closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday night, Lee County commissioners approved the intergovernmental contract with Leesburg. In November, Leesburg officials submitted a proposal for a 100-acre recreational complex that would be built in... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
South GA leaders agree on SPLOST projectsleaders in Lee County agreed on the SPLOST projects that will be put on the May
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
leaders in Lee County agreed on the SPLOST projects that will be put on the May ballot. City officials with Smithville, Leesburg, and Lee County commissioners held their final planning meeting to develop an intergovernmental agreement between... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lee Co. commissioners approve contract for mega sports complexstep closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday night, Lee County commissioners
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
step closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday night, Lee County commissioners approved the intergovernmental contract with Leesburg. In November, Leesburg officials submitted a proposal for a 100-acre recreational complex that would be built in... Read more
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WALB Albany
South GA leaders agree on SPLOST projectsleaders in Lee County agreed on the SPLOST projects that will be put on the May
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
leaders in Lee County agreed on the SPLOST projects that will be put on the May ballot. City officials with Smithville, Leesburg, and Lee County commissioners held their final planning meeting to develop an intergovernmental agreement between... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
East Ridge gets win over South Lake in girls basketballfell to 1-6. East Ridge returns to action on Thursday when the Knights host Win
The Daily Commercial / Posted yesterday
fell to 1-6. East Ridge returns to action on Thursday when the Knights host Windermere in a district game. GIRLS SOCCER Leesburg 9, Wildwood 0 Autum Bankson, Nadine Rangel and Emilie Duytche scored two goals each to lead Leesburg to a 9-0 win... Read more
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WALB Albany
NEED TO KNOW: Info for Friday's Coffee @ Lee Co. Championshipgame Friday night: I know that rumors and misinformation have consumed social m
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
game Friday night: I know that rumors and misinformation have consumed social media. Please know that very little of the online information is accurate. Game will be at 7:30 PM Friday in Leesburg. Copyright 2017 WALB. All ri... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Are $40 Toll Roads The Future?drivers on for a price. And oh, what a high price it is. When merging onto I-6
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
drivers on for a price. And oh, what a high price it is. When merging onto I-66 inside the Beltway one recent morning from Leesburg Pike in Falls Church, Uber driver Alfred Hewton looks up at the sign showing the price of the toll. "Eleven dollars... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Are $40 Toll Roads The Future?on for a price. And oh, what a high price it is. When merging onto I-66 inside
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
on for a price. And oh, what a high price it is. When merging onto I-66 inside the beltway one recent morning from the Leesburg Pike in Falls Church, Uber driver Alfred Hewton looks up at the sign showing the price of the toll. "Eleven dollars... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Leesburg man wins $5 million in Florida Lottery scratch-off gameLEESBURG — Talk about an early Christmas present — an 80-year-old Leesburg man
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
LEESBURG — Talk about an early Christmas present — an 80-year-old Leesburg man won $5 million in the Florida Lottery’s Gold Rush Doubler scratch-off game. The lucky winner, Waldo Banks, decided to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Leesburg standout's hot streak comes to an endEletra Graham was on fire heading into Saturday’s game. The former Leesburg Hi
The Daily Commercial / Posted 2 days ago
Eletra Graham was on fire heading into Saturday’s game. The former Leesburg High School standout had scored 102 points in five games leading up to Saturday’s game at Florida State College at Jacksonville, an average of 20.4 points per game during... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Wildwood girls overwhelm Tavares in 65-25 wingame while proving she could still score from distance. But it was the play of
The Daily Commercial / Posted 2 days ago
game while proving she could still score from distance. But it was the play of Danasia Bogle, an offseason transfer from Leesburg, that pleased Hampton the most. Bogle’s presence has helped to fill what might’ve been the Wildcats’ biggest... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Leesburg gets a win and a tie in girls soccerGIRLS SOCCER Leesburg 2, South Sumter 2 Leesburg got two goals from Autum Ban
The Daily Commercial / Posted 2 days ago
GIRLS SOCCER Leesburg 2, South Sumter 2 Leesburg got two goals from Autum Bankston in a 2-2 tie against South Sumter on Thursday. The Yellow Jackets improved to 5-2-2 on the season heading into Tuesday’s 7 p.m. match at Tavares. Leesburg 3,... Read more
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WALB Albany
WALB PLAY OF THE YEAR: King's scoop and score crownedplay of the year. The Lee County junior defensive back scooped a fumble forced
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
play of the year. The Lee County junior defensive back scooped a fumble forced by Otis Reese with under 3 minutes to go in Leesburg and carried it in for the 42-38 victory and AAAAAA State Championship berth. "If it wasn't for my teammates I... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
WALB PLAY OF THE YEAR: King's scoop and score crownedplay of the year. The Lee County junior defensive back scooped a fumble forced
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
play of the year. The Lee County junior defensive back scooped a fumble forced by Otis Reese with under 3 minutes to go in Leesburg and carried it in for the 42-38 victory and AAAAAA State Championship berth. "If it wasn't for my teammates I... Read more
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WALB Albany
Plans for the postponed GHSA football championshipsthe game on GPB.org AAAAAA State Championship: Coffee (11-3) @ Lee County (13-
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
the game on GPB.org AAAAAA State Championship: Coffee (11-3) @ Lee County (13-1) Location: Trojan Field; 1 Trojan Way, Leesburg, GA 31763 How to watch from home: Live streamed on The High School Sports Network; subscription coasts $9.95/... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WALB Albany
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
No, the lights over the Midlands weren't Santa, but we do know what they were.exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
exactly what it was. And no - it was not aliens and it was not Santa Claus on a practice run. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank, Gilbert, Lake Murray and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
What's in the sky? The Midlands want to know why so many planes are flying so close togetherseveral calls and messages on several planes flying close together in the Midla
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
several calls and messages on several planes flying close together in the Midlands Saturday night. Viewers from Lexington, Leesburg, Red Bank and other spots in the Midlands say they say a number of planes flying low and close together around 8... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Senate reviews two key Trump education nomineeson college campuses, but Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, said it rolled back p
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
on college campuses, but Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, said it rolled back protections for women. Kenneth Marcus of Leesburg, Virginia, nominee to be assistant secretary for civil rights, agreed with Alexander that Congress passes laws and... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Wind Chill AdvisoryCounty-Southern Lake County- Northern Brevard County- Including the cities of D
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
County-Southern Lake County- Northern Brevard County- Including the cities of Debary, Deland, Deltona, Eustis, Mount Dora, Leesburg, Tavares, Apopka, Maitland, Orlando, Winter Park, Union Park, Altamonte Springs, Casselberry, Oviedo, Sanford,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Spike in Leesburg lawlessness blamed for Lake County crime rate increaseLEESBURG — Kingsmen Motorcycle Club member David “Gutter” Donovan was forced to
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
LEESBURG — Kingsmen Motorcycle Club member David “Gutter” Donovan was forced to kneel down at knifepoint in April outside a Circle K. Members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club were demanding he remove his club jacket. When Donovan refused, he was shot... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
East Ridge, Tavares post girls basketball winsand 1-2 in Class 6A-13. Next up for Tavares is a road game at 3:30 p.m. Saturd
The Daily Commercial / Posted 5 days ago
and 1-2 in Class 6A-13. Next up for Tavares is a road game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at The Villages. Seven Rivers 66, FA-Leesburg 11 Alessandra Henriquez had seven points as First Academy of Leesburg dropped a 66-11 decision to Seven Rivers... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Special Weather Statementnortheast AT 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
northeast AT 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... Leesburg...Lady Lake...Lake Griffin...Lisbon and The Villages. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Special Weather Statementinto northern Lake county. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS S
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
into northern Lake county. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... Leesburg...Eustis...Lady Lake...Lake Griffin and Lisbon. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Aspiring journalists at conservative Liberty University see themselves as the antidote to 'fake news'they do discuss, proudly, is the interaction between their chosen profession an
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
they do discuss, proudly, is the interaction between their chosen profession and their faith. TJ Davis, a senior from Leesburg, Va., raises his hand. "Anytime I mention journalism and people, especially older people, say, 'That's such a... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Bliss Aviators Return From 'Noble Mission' Helping with Puerto Rican Relief Effortsto runways were instrumental in getting real-time results and helping out the l
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
to runways were instrumental in getting real-time results and helping out the local population," said Donahue, from Leesburg, Fla. Lt. Col. Chris Chung, the commander of the 2-501st, saw his soldiers do a rotation at the National Training... Read more
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WALB Albany
Leesburg residents may see higher garbage bills next yearResidents in Leesburg could see higher garbage bills in the spring. City Manag
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
Residents in Leesburg could see higher garbage bills in the spring. City Manager Bob Alexander said the costs to continue providing trash and debris pickup services keep rising. Crisp County Solid Waste Authority, which manages Leesburg's garbage... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Leesburg residents may see higher garbage bills next yearResidents in Leesburg could see higher garbage bills in the spring. City Manag
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
Residents in Leesburg could see higher garbage bills in the spring. City Manager Bob Alexander said the costs to continue providing trash and debris pickup services keep rising. Crisp County Solid Waste Authority, which manages Leesburg's garbage... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Selfie used to catch man accused of shooting at Leesburg copA man accused of shooting at a Leesburg Police Department Officer was caught be
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
A man accused of shooting at a Leesburg Police Department Officer was caught because the smartphone he left behind at the scene of the shooting had his selfie in it, according to police. Jonathan Nadre Harris facing attempted murder of police... Read more
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