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Central Florida Wire | April 30, 2017

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Posts ByElisha Pappacoda, Author at Central Florida Wire

Lake County Commission welcomes the public to meet five candidates for county manager position

April 10, 2017 |

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TAVARES — The Lake County Board of County Commissioners is inviting the public to a reception to meet the five candidates for the county manager position. The meet and greet will be held on Monday, … Read More

Lake County encourages residents to use caution when applying fertilizer

April 10, 2017 |

TAVARES— To help ensure the protection of Lake County’s water quality, the Board of County Commissioners is reminding residents to follow these tips when landscaping, fertilizing and irrigating lawns.

  • Only Rain Down the Drain. Be mindful of mulch and … Read More

Mock DUI crash to be held at South Lake High School

April 8, 2017 |

GROVELAND —To coincide with prom season, students will learn firsthand about the consequences of driving under the influence during a mock DUI crash held at 9 a.m. onWednesday, April 19 at South Lake High School, 15600 Silver Eagle Road, Groveland.

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Lake County Public Safety warns of dangerous wildfire conditions

April 8, 2017 |

TAVARES — With dry conditions contributing to an increase in recent brush fires in Lake County, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Lake County Fire … Read More

LakeXpress offers 160 special bus stops to Leesburg Bikefest

April 5, 2017 |

LEESBURG – LakeXpress, Lake County’s fixed route public transit service, is offering 160 special stops throughout Leesburg, Fruitland Park, The Villages, Mount Dora, Eustis, and Tavares during the 21st Annual Leesburg Bikefest, to be held in downtown Leesburg April 28-30.

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Lake County Animal Shelter to host Kitten Baby Shower

April 4, 2017 |

TAVARES — It’s kitten season at the Lake County Animal Shelter, and dozens of fantastic felines will be available for adoption during a Kitten Baby Shower onSaturday, April 8 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Lake County Animal Shelter, 28123 … Read More

Lake County and Leesburg Police to collect household hazardous waste and unwanted medications

April 4, 2017 |

LEESBURG – Lake County Solid Waste and the Leesburg Police Department are teaming up to encourage Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials and medications in a safe and environmentally conscious way.

The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile … Read More

Residents invited to share their vision for the future of Lake County libraries

March 24, 2017 |

TAVARES – Lake County is inviting the public to share their vision for shaping the future of the county’s library system during two upcoming community sessions. The county has added the following dates to its series of meetings to provide … Read More

Lake County firefighters save two children from apartment fire

March 14, 2017 |

LEESBURG —Lake County firefighters this morning rescued a three-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl from an apartment fire in the 2600 block of Shirley’s Way in Leesburg.

Upon arrival, Lt. Glenn Bidwell, Firefighter Brad Hermesman and Firefighter Eric Steiner … Read More

John Molenda appointed director of Lake County Public Safety

March 8, 2017 |

TAVARES – Lake County announced the promotion of Public Safety Deputy Director John Molenda to Director upon the scheduled retirement of John Jolliff.

Molenda joined Lake County Public Safety in 2016 after spending 22 years with Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, where … Read More