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Lake County firefighters rescue, help release injured owl

January 24, 2017 |

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MOUNT DORA— When Lake County Fire Rescue Lt. Robert Staab and Firefighter Brian Tindell rescued a barred owl they named “Lucky” from the grill of resident Laura McQuilkin’s Dodge pickup truck in December, they never … Read More

Residents are invited to discuss parks, trails and recreation during public meeting in Tavares

January 7, 2017 |

TAVARES — The Lake County Parks & Trails Division is inviting the public to a meeting to provide input on future parks, recreation and trails in Lake County. The workshop will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18 … Read More

Sorrento Man Handcuffs Wife, Forces Her Into Trunk

January 4, 2017 |

SORRENTO – A Sorrento man is currently behind bars at the Lake County Jail after allegedly beating his wife, handcuffing her, forcing her into a trunk and then leaving her on the side of the road almost a mile away from … Read More

Eustis “Mow-to-Own” Properties Given out in One Day

January 4, 2017 |

EUSTIS – After announcing the availability of 9 properties were still available for the City of Eustis “Mow-to-Own” program, residents acted quickly to secure the last parcels of land in just one day.

The program, which began in October 2016, proved … Read More

City of Eustis Offers Surplus Properties in “Mow-to-Own” Program

January 4, 2017 |

EUSTIS – In an attempt to reduce the number of city-owned properties, the City of Eustis is once again offering land parcels to anyone interested. No need to break the bank or get a loan. All you need is a lawn … Read More

Lake County Hosts Investiture Ceremony for Newly Elected County Commissioners

November 20, 2016 |

TAVARES – The Lake County Board of County Commissioners will be hosting an investiture ceremony and reception where the newly elected county commissioners will be sworn in.

The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 22nd at the Lake County Administration … Read More

Police Search for Vehicle Involved in Fatal Leesburg Hit-and-Run

November 1, 2016 |

LEESBURG – Leesburg Police officers are searching for a vehicle that investigators say was involved in a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of 37-year-old Robert Glennon.

According to a statement released Sunday afternoon, Glennon’s body was found on the shoulder … Read More

Body Found on US Highway 27 from Possible Hit-and-Run

October 30, 2016 | 1

LEESBURG –  According to Leesburg Police, a body was found on the side of the road on US Highway 27 near Howard Road in Leesburg early Sunday morning just before 8:00 am.

According to the report, a passerby was driving … Read More

Accident Slows Traffic at WalMart Intersection

October 29, 2016 |

LEESBURG – An accident at the intersection of US Highway 27 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard caused traffic to back up for a short while at the corner of the Leesburg WalMart Sunday afternoon.

According to witnesses, a black … Read More

LakeXpress Celebrates First “Mobility Week” with Free Bus Rides

October 27, 2016 |

TAVARES – Lake County is celebrating their first “Mobility Week” this year from October 28 through November 5 by hosting events with the Lake County Transit Division to help promote safe alternatives for traveling other than driving.

In a statement released … Read More