• Published On: September 29, 2023By 2.2 min read

    Kelli Stewart lives for inspiring others touched by unimaginable grief she knows all too well. Lying in a hospital bed in October 2019 after just giving birth to [...]

  • Published On: April 1, 2023By 2.1 min read

    Clermont walking/running group puts best feet forward.  L-R (front row): Brian Boylan, Amalie Skorman, Patty Cummins, Beth Yarborough, Terry French, Toni Richardson, Danielle Elsayed, Melinda Smith, Charley (in [...]

  • Published On: March 31, 2023By 5.6 min read

    With calming yoga meditation music playing in the background, Missy Minner spends several days a week stretching her arms to the heavens, bending her ankles and feet, and twisting [...]

  • Published On: March 1, 2023By 5.6 min read

    Unique juice bar serves exercise with juice and tea.  A woman in an exercise outfit sidles up to the bar, plunks down a few bucks, and tells the [...]

  • Published On: March 1, 2023By 2.3 min read

    Tavares woman’s faith strengthened by tragic event She was on the brink of death. However, her damaged brain underwent a spiritual awakening. Now, she’s living to serve God.  [...]

  • Published On: October 31, 2022By 2.1 min read

    Road to Rebirth  Guided hypnosis helps people heal in the present by visiting the past. Many people desire a glimpse into the future.  But one resident of [...]

  • Published On: September 30, 2022By 2.2 min read

    Minneola theatre student deserves props for dealing with rare medical conditions.  She has performed as Ursula in The Little Mermaid, Tiger Lily in Peter Pan, and Evie in [...]

  • Published On: August 31, 2022By 2.3 min read

    Local doctor speaks out against the government’s coronavirus response.  alking about the coronavirus vaccine is a touchy subject, but Dr. Richard Bosshardt hasn’t shied away from addressing the [...]

  • Published On: May 31, 2022By 2.2 min read

    Being quadriplegic never stopped Bill Miller from accomplishing incredible feats. Photos provided by Jackie Johnson. Sometimes, life and tragedy intersect. You can either wallow in self-pity or accept the hand [...]

  • Published On: April 29, 2022By 6 min read

    Ashley Martinez, Sharon Howard, and Susan Cook Three victim advocates for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office assist crime victims by providing them with empathy and respect, current and [...]

  • Published On: April 29, 2022By 2.3 min read

    A local woman introduces a fresh spin on raising scholarship money. Photo: Nicole Hamel Eustis resident Tracy Draper knows how to peddle—or, in her case, pedal—goodwill.  In 2014, the avid [...]

  • Published On: January 31, 2022By 5.5 min read

    Glutathione, which is essential to help the immune system function properly, offers many health benefits.  Everybody touts the latest and greatest natural supplement to help with health problems.  Take Vitamin [...]

  • Published On: September 30, 2021By 12.7 min read

    Five breast cancer patients with one thing in common: a fighting spirit. Photos: Nicole Hamel With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll undoubtedly be bombarded with statistics, studies, and [...]

  • Published On: May 31, 2021By 7.7 min read

    Vale Anoa’i, Afa Anoa’i, and Lynn Anoa’i Wrestling icon flexes his faith to help aspiring wrestlers reach their dreams.   Photos: Anthony Rao A group of spandex-clad warriors gather around [...]

  • Published On: April 30, 2021By 6.2 min read

    Facebook groups bring paddle boarders and kayakers together while providing a sense of community. Photos provided by Katie Hays. Their stories of paddling down lakes, rivers, and springs spark intrigue. [...]