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A City’s History, Told by Two Buildings

A City’s History, Told by Two Buildings

  Fruitland Park — The struggle between progress and preservation in Fruitland Park comes down to a story of two buildings uniquely joined in a city that desperately wants to…

Villages Resident Plans Posh Eatery in Century-Old Fruitland Park Mansion

Villages Resident Plans Posh Eatery in Century-Old Fruitland Park Mansion

Fruitland Park’s Planning and Zoning Board reviewed plans last week to rezone about five acres on Rose Avenue at County Road 466A from residential to commercial status, with accompanying changes…

Leesburg Native Sandi Wells Moore Named Executive Director of Leesburg Chamber of Commerce

Leesburg Native Sandi Wells Moore Named Executive Director of Leesburg Chamber of Commerce

The Leesburg Chamber of Commerce has named Leesburg native Sandi Wells Moore Executive Director. Moore served as the children’s and youth minister at Community United Methodist Church in Fruitland Park…

450 mini storage units on tap at Micro Racetrack Rd. and 466A

Thursday night city commissioners approved the Master Site Plan for The Villages of Mini Storage—not a typo—proposed by Villages resident Ken Page. The 52,000-square foot facility will start development on…

Upscale Restaurant, ALF Eyed for Miller Ave. (466-A) Location

Upscale Restaurant, ALF Eyed for Miller Ave. (466-A) Location

Fruitland Park, Fla. — A developer is holding meetings with city officials in Fruitland Park to discuss conceptual plans to build an upscale state-licensed Assisted Living Facility on a 17-acre…

P&Z Okays Apartment Complex at Spring Lake Rd. and Poinsettia St.

P&Z Okays Apartment Complex at Spring Lake Rd. and Poinsettia St.

Fruitland Park’s Planning and Zoning Board approved plans for a 156-unit rental apartment community on 14.27 acres on Spring Lake Rd. at Poinsettia Ave., just east of the historic Holy…

DailyCommercial.com: Water Shortages May Stymie Growth

DailyCommercial.com: Water Shortages May Stymie Growth

Officials fear future water shortages By Livi Stanford | Staff Writer at the Daily Commercial livi.stanford@dailycommercial.com From the Daily Commercial, Sunday, November 24, 2013: Water experts and county officials sounded the…

“Kids Over 90″ Get Free Breakfast at Fruitland Park Cafe

“Kids Over 90″ Get Free Breakfast at Fruitland Park Cafe

Fruitland Park — August 30, 2013 — Fruitland Park resident Charlie “Mr. Mac” MacNeeley celebrated his 90th birthday with a breakfast at Fruitland Park Café recently. That wasn’t so unusual—most days, “Mac”…

New Family Dollar Store on Miller St. at Dixie Ave.

New Family Dollar Store on Miller St. at Dixie Ave.

Fruitland Park — City Commissioners unanimously approved three zoning variances on April 26 and a proposed site plan to develop an 8,320-square foot Family Dollar Store at 106 Miller St. (C.R.…