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Today's Features

  • By Martin Steele

     

     

    It’s that time of year when Sumter communities celebrate the season with holiday events. Webster is among them and has for years has livened the town with a nighttime parade that brought out hundreds – kids, families, retirees and all – to enjoy the festivities.

     

  • “It’s a great way to start the Christmas season,” Mark Waggie, an Altamonte Springs resident said, homemade wreath in hand, outside a Dade Battlefield pavilion on Saturday. Waggie was just one of hundreds who turned out for the historic state park’s annual Christmas on the Florida Frontier.

    This is an event that park staff and an army of volunteers produce each year to provide visitors with a glimpse of how folks celebrated the holidays and lived during the state’s early years of settlement.

  • To view a clip from the Wildwood Spooktakular, held last Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, click the video below.

  • Free, outdoor event garners nation’s top craft artisans during two day event

     

  •  DADE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK

  •  DADE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK

  • One day last month, a group of men were in the bank parking lot, changing the oil in cars. Strangers were approaching customers at Bushnell laundromats and ... offering them free quarters.

    There were strangers in the park too, cooking up hamburgers and hot dogs and inviting everyone to lunch - for free.

  • One day last month, a group of men were in the bank parking lot, changing the oil in cars. Strangers were approaching customers at Bushnell laundromats and ... offering them free quarters.

    There were strangers in the park too, cooking up hamburgers and hot dogs and inviting everyone to lunch - for free.

  • “This was a lot of work, but an amazing experience!  It is always an honor to be a part of something that gives back to the community, especially when the focus is on education,” said local resident and LassiterWare CEO Doug Childers of his participation in the July Stepping Out for Education dance competition.

  • Legion lunch

    American Legion Post 18 in Wildwood on Aug. 11 will host a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Post is located on S.R. 44 just east of U.S. 301. The menu includes ham, potato salad, green beans, bread, dessert and beverage for a $7.50 donation. Come enjoy good food and fellowship with the hundreds that will be there. The Post’s regular meeting is at 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 14. We will have free coffee and pizza plus left over dessert from the luncheon. For information, call 352-748-7009.