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  1. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... taking cricket baits in the North Dead River, which connects the St. Johns River to Lake Woodruff south of the town of Astor near channel marker 38. Bream are not on spawning beds, but are taking baits pitched to shoreline grass and cover. ...

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  2. Man charged with lewd behavior in AstorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    A 19-year-old Melrose man was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior after allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl.

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  3. Officials pin hopes on grant to cover long list of Fire Rescue needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... shift, making it particularly difficult to respond adequately to emergencies in outlying areas such as Pine Lakes, Astor and Sorrento without jeopardizing the safety of firefighters and citizens, according to the local fire union. But when the ...

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  4. Lake County has 'a lot of capacity for water' as Tropical Storm Colin approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... are fielding calls from residents with questions about where to pick up sandbags and weather radios. Fire stations in Astor, Altoona, Fruitland Park and Clermont have sandbags available but residents need to bring their own shovels and are limited ...

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  5. 92-acre Lake County brush fire shuts down part of County Road 42Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Forest Service is using a helicopter to drop water on a wildfire burning near County Road 42, between Lake Mack and Astor. A spokesperson for the Florida Forest Service said the fire, which started Monday afternoon near Deerhaven Road and Jane Lane, ...

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  6. Crews battling wildfire in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    The Florida Forest Service is fighting to contain a wildfire just north of County Road 42, between Lake Mack and Astor.

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  7. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... strength. Capt. Rick Rawlins of Highland Park Fish Camp on Lake Woodruff (widening of the St. Johns River south of Astor) reports exceptional largemouth bass fishing continues in his area. Most largemouths have completed bedding in area shallows, ...

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  8. Uncooperative suspect confronted by K-9Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    Lake County sheriff's deputies, serving an arrest warrant Wednesday morning, sent a K-9 to restrain a 37-year-old Astor man who reportedly refused to raise his hands.

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  9. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... striped bass fishing continues good at selected spots along the St. Johns River from Green Cove Springs to south of Astor. Spring creek mouths, river inflows, deep holes with current, and bridge abutments are holding fish. Jigs, crankbaits and small ...

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  10. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... striped bass fishing continues good at selected spots along the St. Johns River from Green Cove Springs to south of Astor. Spring creek mouths, river inflows, deep holes with current, and bridge abutments are holding fish. Jigs, crankbaits and small ...

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  11. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... strength. Capt. Rick Rawlins of Highland Park Fish Camp on Lake Woodruff (widening of the St. Johns River south of Astor) reports exceptional largemouth bass fishing continues in his area. Most largemouths have completed bedding in area shallows, ...

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  12. Lake needs more firefighters to match population growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... shift, making it particularly difficult to respond adequately to emergencies in outlying areas such as Pine Lakes, Astor and Sorrento without jeopardizing the safety of firefighters and citizens, according to the local fire union. Local fire union ...

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  13. Save the St. Johns: Day 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... the river. Our first stop was lunch at the Blackwater Inn, a local favorite and great place to dine waterfront in Astor. After leaving Blackwater Inn, the tour team took a side trip into Blue Creek, a 3 mile meandering tributary of the St. Johns ...

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  14. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... worms, tube lures, and plastic lizards in natural colors are deadly with lightweight sinkers. Lake Woodruff south of Astor, and the nearby portions of the St. Johns River continue to offer top bass fishing for anglers using shiners. Spinner-baits ...

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  15. Fort Mason questions still aboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... Mason. He argued that the original Fort Mason was named after Lt. Col. Pierce Mason Butler, after whom Fort Butler in Astor had already been named. He also described what is known as the Fort Mason Cemetery, located within a mile of the fort's ...

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  16. Manatee numbers remain constantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... very good," said FWC biologist Dr. Holly Edwards. In Lake County, manatees have been spotted in Lake George, north of Astor, along the St. Johns River dividing Lake and Volusia counties, and in lakes like Little Lake Harris and Trout Lake.

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  17. Does Lake County's fire department provide ample service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    A fire in Astor on Jan. 19 resulted in the loss of a home. It took 19 minutes to get four firefighters to the scene.

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  18. Does Lake County's fire department provide ample service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    A fire in Astor on Jan. 19 resulted in the loss of a home. It took 19 minutes to get 15 firefighters to the scene.

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  19. Volusia to pay $300K after crash kills Astor woman, infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Daily Commercial

    Volusia County officials have agreed to pay $300,000 to the family of an Astor woman who died along with her 10-week-old infant when a county dump truck slammed into her sport utility vehicle.

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  20. Tax revenue will be up about 5 percent next year, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    ... per shift, making it particularly difficult to respond adequately to emergencies in outlying areas such as Pine Lakes, Astor and Sorrento without jeopardizing the safety of firefighters and citizens, according to the local fire union. Commissioner ...

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