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Holloway Park is Run City during invitational

Everyone knows that Lakeland is the Swan City. But when it comes to competitive cross country, Holloway Park has earned the moniker of Run City. More than 5,000 runners from throughout the state – from elementary school to collegiate athletes – competed at this...
VIC served as information hub for duration of Dorian

VIC served as information hub for duration of Dorian

When the weather forecasters had monster storm Hurricane Dorian targeting the heart of the State of Florida, the employees at the Central Florida Visitor Information Center – known as the VIC to most folks – knew their mission was about to change. Traditionally the...

VCF promotes area at World’s Largest Airshow

It started with less than 150 people and just a handful of airplanes. Today, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh event, held this year from July 22 to July 28 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is the largest airshow in the world. Shattering previous records, attendance increased nearly 7...

Winter Haven candidate is the new Miss Florida

After three days of competition, Clermont native Michaela McLean took home the coveted tiara on June 29 as the newest Miss Florida. Running as Miss Florida Citrus seemed fitting for McLean, whose family has a long history in the regional agricultural industry. Her...

Wilson Premier brings top baseball talent to town

Teams from throughout the nation and beyond came to Auburndale recently to prove their mettle on the baseball diamond. The Wilson Premier Championship East, featuring many of the top baseball prospects around, had three tournaments at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park...

Elite Cable Park opens along Lake Myrtle

Wakeboarders have returned to the rippling waters of Lake Myrtle in Auburndale. But this time, without a boat. The Elite Cable Park, part of the Auburndale Watersports Complex, opened Saturday, July 13, bringing all the action of wakeboarding, complete with ramps and...