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  • WINTER GARDEN
    New Horizons welcomes minister

    New Horizons Christian Church in Winter Garden welcomed Frank Foreman as its new lead minister Jan. 4.  As part of his first worship program with the church, the elders and deacons gathered around him to pray for...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • WINDERMERE
    Church to celebrate Black History Month

    Windermere Union Church, United Church of Christ, will celebrate Black History Month during its weekly 10 a.m. services on every Sunday in February. During these services, sermons by the Rev. BartonBuchanan will contain information about black history...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Roman D’Argenio and SunRidge Middle School Band Director Missie Ellis
    Class Notes 01.29.15

    + Lake Whitney laces up for Dolphin Dash More than 300 residents pounded the pavement for Lake Whitney Elementary School annual Dolphin Dash 5K and children’s fun run. The run was the Parent-Teacher Organization’s only fundraiser this...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Christina Abt
    Quick Hits 01.29.15

    FRIDAY, JAN. 30 Book Signing — 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the Winter Garden Art Association, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. Author Christina Abt has written “Crown Hill, a Novel of Love, Life...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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    01.29.15 Winner: Katie Grosso

    Katie Grosso sent us this breathtaking shot of a serene sunset at Lake Butler. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting the weekly contest, and winners will have their photograph featured and receive a $20 prize....

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • OUR_TOWN
    County to host Daddy-Daughter Dance

    Orange County Parks and Recreation will host a Masquerade Ball-themed Daddy-Daughter Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the West Orange Recreation Center, 309 S. West Crown Point Road, Winter Garden. The dance is...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Ocoee native earns accolade

    Ocoee native Ashton Judy was named to Belmont University’s fall semester dean’s list. Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the seventh consecutive year as one of the top “Up-and-Comer” universities by...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • WGHF Hurley Veggie-JUMBO
    From the WGHF Archives 01.29.15

    Paul Jackson shared this 1948 photograph of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lemley. They are standing in the Hurley vegetable field, located in the fertile growing area between Lake Apopka and the South Lake...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Florida Governor Scott greets an attendee in the audience before the start of the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton
    Gov. Rick Scott appoints four to West Orange Healthcare District

    Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments and one reappointment to the West Orange Healthcare District. Norma Sutton, 68, of Windermere, is a retired business executive. She succeeds JamesShaw and is appointed for a term beginning Jan. 23, 2015,...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • OBITS
    Obituary: Tracy Lynn Brantley

    “For we know that if the earthly tent, which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.” — 2 Corinthians 5:1 Tracy Lynn...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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