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  1. Second student released in The Villlages school shooting plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Daily Commercial

    ... report, deputies found marijuana, cocaine and various drug paraphernalia, as well as guns at Shearon's Fruitland Park home. The boy's mother, Melynda Shearon, is facing charges. The attack was reportedly planned for Jan. 27, the same day The ...

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  2. Editorial: Fix the a miserable milea Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | The Daily Commercial

    ... of U.S. 441 are a foot narrower than elsewhere. The U.S. Department of Transportation widened 441 through Fruitland Park several years ago, but they couldn't carry the effort through northern Leesburg because of all the businesses crowding up ...

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  3. Lake, Sumter collecting toxic materials, medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The Daily Commercial

    ... Mount Dora. The county's mobile unit also will collect hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to noon on March 23 in the Fruitland Park City Hall parking lot at 506 W. Berckman St. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office will co-sponsor Operation Medicine Cabinet ...

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  4. Teen in The Villages shooting plot pleads to reduced chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | The Daily Commercial

    ... Middle School pleaded to a reduced charge this week and was sentenced to probation. Zachary Shearon, 13, of Fruitland Park and Richard Hummer, 14, of Wildwood were arrested Jan. 26 on charges of conspiracy to commit murder in the plot that ...

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  5. Fire leaves Leesburg family homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | The Daily Commercial

    ... because of what Lora has done for so many others. Members of The New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Fruitland Park are collecting clothes and items the family may need right away. People can call Sheila O'Neal at 352-205-3006 or Hagins at ...

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  6. ObituariesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | KeysNews.com

    James H. Noland, Sr., "007", 90 years old, passed away peacefully in his home in Fruitland Park Florida on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born to the late Eula Mae Kynerd and Sam Hill Noland on Jan. 31, 1927 in Aberdeen, Mississippi.

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  7. Settle back in the La-Z-Boy, journey with new columnistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... are particularly useful when working in wild and wonderful Lake County, once home to a vampire cult and to a Fruitland Park police officer who was "District Kleagle" of the Ku Klux Klan. Lake also boasts one weird animal story after another. Several ...

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  8. Cops search for missing Fruitland Park man with Alzheimer's Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    FRUITLAND PARK – Lake County sheriff's detectives are looking for  a missing 79-year-old Fruitland Park man who suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia.

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  9. Love Week Central Florida aims to spread kindness, good cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Some churches and groups in the Fruitland Park area hoping to spread a whole lot of love around during the fifth annual Love Week Central Florida. This year's week-long initiative of selfless acts of kindness and community-service projects, which begins Saturday, will include a 5K run, thank-yous to first responders and cleanups of yards at several homes in the city.

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  10. Parents-only meeting held at Villages school after foiled shooting plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... to their parents in their homes and they took the threat serious. The two students, Zachary Shearon, of Fruitland Park, and Richard Hummer, of Wildwood, were arrested at their homes the day before the plot was slated to be carried out, charged ...

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  11. 5 charged with attacking, robbing homeless man in LeesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... ettner, 41, Colborn, 33, Kennedy, 22, and Burris, 43, are all Leesburg residents. Coley, 32, is a resident of Fruitland Park

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  12. 40 percent of lake schools will be overcrowded in 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... do definitely need a school in south Lake County," said School Board chairman Marc Dodd. Occupancy growth in Fruitland Park and Lady Lake have far outpaced any other area in Lake County, but those certificates are mostly for 55-plus communities in ...

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  13. Population of some Lake County schools maxing out by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... pay-as-you-go approach will allow the district to build a K-8 in Four Corners by 2021 and renovate an aging Fruitland Park Elementary by 2024. It would also build a new Clermont K-8 in 2024. Funding for the district's capital needs comes from three ...

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  14. Many Lake County schools maxing out by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... pay-as-you-go approach will allow the district to build a K-8 in Four Corners by 2021 and renovate an aging Fruitland Park Elementary by 2024. It would also build a new Clermont K-8 in 2024. Funding for the district's capital needs comes from three ...

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  15. Suspect accused of dealing drugs in parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    More charges were added Thursday to an Oxford man already in jail on driving without a license, resisting arrest and other charges after he reportedly tried to ride away from Fruitland Park police on a motorcycle.  According to an arrest affidavit, two officers had responded to a call of a man selling drugs on Jan. 22 in the parking lot ... (more)

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  16. Cops say teens were serious about attack at middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... with the Department of Juvenile Justice. The 13-year-old has been identified as Zackory Sheron, of Fruitland Park, according to an arrest affidavit. The 14-year-old was identified by Sumter County authorities as Richard Hummer. The Daily ...

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  17. Florida School Shooting AvertedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... he and a 14-year-old student were plotting the shooting. Authorities arrested the 13-year-old at his home in Fruitland Park and the 14-year-old at his home in Wildwood. Officers also located weapons at the both students' homes.

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  18. Officials: Teens planned to kill classmates, teacher in Columbine-style mass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WFTV Orlando

    ... they planned to open fire. The 13-year-old was arrested by the Lake County Sheriff's Office at his home in Fruitland Park. The 14-year-old was arrested by the Sumter County Sheriff's Office at his home in Wildwood. In 2011, police in Altamonte ...

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  19. Teens accused of plotting mass shooting at Sumter County schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... following day. The 13-year-old was arrested by the Lake County deputies on a juvenile order at his home in Fruitland Park while the 14-year-old student was arrested by the Sumter County deputies at his home in Wildwood. Both teens were charged with ...

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  20. Cops: Two students planned mass shooting at school in The VillagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... a search. According to a sheriff's spokeswoman, deputies learned Wednesday that a 13-year-old student from Fruitland Park was talking to a14-year-old Wildwood teen about the Columbine High School massacre from 1999,and reportedly said, ...

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