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  1. Lake County Soccer Club President Mike Stone remembered as 'workhorse' community volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... helping youths succeed. His efforts included spearheading the annual Hickory Point Invitational soccer tournament in Tavares to benefit pediatric cancer research, working on behalf of the Educational Foundation of Lake County and helping to make a ...

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  2. Time for mayor to resign after latest bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Gov. Rick Scott last week suspended Tavares Mayor Robert Wolfe from office after he was arrested on a charge of trying to defraud his homeowner insurance company. Finally.

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  3. Tavares to consider Troy Singer for vacancy created by mayor Robert Wolfe's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in his life. The accident occurred in South Florida, where his family had moved. The family later moved back to Tavares , he said, "where the entire community came out to help my family purchase a wheelchair accessible van. This outpouring of ...

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  4. Eustis, with owners, aggressively marketing site of former Florida Hospital WatermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    But now, with the economy percolating again, Eustis officials have decided it's time to make a concerted effort with the property's owners to sell the 4.8 acres for commercial and residential development to boost the city's tax roll and bring more people downtown. Waterman's move to Tavares in 2003 and the old hospital's demolition left a hole downtown that has been difficult to fill.

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  5. Local kickball league gives adults chance to relive playground gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Daily Commercial

    Troy Shonk looks to tag out a player at a game of adult kickball on Thursday at the Golden Triangle YMCA in Tavares.

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  6. Search underway for man missing on Lake EustisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... rched for him Sunday evening with boats and a helicopter without success over a wide swatch of the lake ranging from Tavares Recreational Park, sometimes called Buzzard Beach, to behind Florida Hospital Waterman.

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  7. 'Angry Kitten University' graduates prepared for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Daily Commercial

    It was surgery on an assembly line Tuesday at Misfit Spay/Neuter Clinic in Tavares.

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  8. Tavares council to add new member after Mayor Wolfe's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Daily Commercial

    New Tavares Mayor Lori Pfister is recommending a local real estate agent and businessman to replace Robert Wolfe, who was removed from the City Council last week following his arrest on insurance fraud charges.

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  9. Veep pick Pence is 'perfect pick' for Trump, activist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in 2010. (Stacy Revere/SCG/Zuma Press/TNS) ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, TCN - OUTS ** (Stacy Revere / ZUMAPRESS.COM/TNS) TAVARES - GOP activist Ralph Smith is a fan of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's ...

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  10. Scott suspends Tavares mayor after insurance fraud chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | St. Augustine Record

    Gov. Rick Scott has suspended from office the mayor of the central Florida city of Tavares after he was charged with insurance fraud. Scott issued the executive order on Thursday, one day after Mayor Robert Wolfe was arrested on the third-degree felony charge.

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  11. Gov. Rick Scott: Tavares Mayor Robert Wolfe suspended following arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Tavares Mayor Robert Wolfe was removed from office by Gov. Rick Scott on the heels of his Wednesday arrest for filing fraudulent insurance claims, a state official said. Wolfe is accused of filing a false additional living expense claim with his insurance company for damage to his home.

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  12. Tavares Mayor Wolfe removed from office after arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Daily Commercial

    Governor Rock Scott has removed Tavares Mayor Robert Wolfe from office following Wolfe's arrest on insurance fraud charges Wednesday.

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  13. Details of plans for long-awaited new bridge between Tavares and Howey to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    After years of discussion and planning, a replacement is finally in sight for the bumpy 65-year-old bridge connecting Tavares and Howey on State Road 19. A new and wider $44.7 million two-lane structure will replace the existing two-lane, 3,100-foot-long bridge spanning Little Lake Harris. The span will include 10-foot-wide shoulders and an 8-foot-wide sidewalk, and extend from Flagship Avenue on the north end, near the entrance to Hickory Point Recreational Facility, to Savage Circle on the south end.

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  14. Tavares mayor charged with insurance fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily Commercial

    Wolfe is accused of filing a fraudulent application with his insurance company claiming he had to move from his uninhabitable house due to damage in which he received a $9,300 payment, said Walter Forgie, supervising assistant state attorney in Lake County.

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  15. Feral felines graduate from 'Angry Kitten University,' ready to be put up for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of adoption day, L.E.A.S.H. Inc. held an all-day surgery event earlier this week at Misfit Spay/Neuter Clinic in Tavares to accommodate the volume of kittens "graduating" from the socialization program. "We have a 'terror-alert' level system," ...

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  16. Feral felines graduate from 'Angry Kitten University, ready to be put up for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... In advance of adoption day, L.E.A.S.H. Inc. held an all-day surgery event today at Misfit Spay/Neuter Clinic in Tavares to accommodate the volume of kittens "graduating" from the socialization program. "We have a 'terror-alert' level system," ...

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  17. Democrats to host forum for Lake County judge candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Daily Commercial

    The Democratic Party of Lake County will host a forum for Lake County judge candidates in the August primary election at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline St. All five candidates - Ben Boylston, Jonathan Olson, Cary Rada, Judy Stewart and Brian Welke - will participate.

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  18. Years of osteoporosis drugs can cause fracturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... training and impact exercises, such as running, increase bone density. Richard T. Bosshardt is a plastic surgeon in Tavares. If you have a medical question, send it to him at 1879 Nightingale Lane, Suite A-2, Tavares, FL 32778, or send e-mail to ...

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  19. Mount Dora Officers credited with saving unconscious toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Daily Commercial

    ... morning, police Sgt. Cameron Bennett, who had been working night shift, stopped at Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares to check on the girl and to drop off a stuffed animal. The toddler was reported to be doing well. Glass said it wasn't ...

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  20. 'Red for Ed' campaign underway to collect school supplies, food for Lake needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... can be taken to collection sites. Stuff also can be dropped off from 4 to 6:30 p.m. July 26 at Wooton Park in Tavares, July 27 at Waterfront Park in Clermont and July 28 at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg. For details and a list of drop-off sites, go ...

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