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City of Leesburg Seeks Input From Residents on Use of 2.6 acre Land

New Fiscal Year Begins October 1st For The…

LEESBURG -- The fiscal year of Lake County’s annual budget starts today Oct. 1, until Sept. 30. The Office of Management & Budget will be managing the public funds approved by the Leesburg City Commissioners for…

Maintain Clean Storm Drains to Avoid Flooding

TAVARES -- Lake County Public Works is reminding residents to keep their storm drains clean to help minimize flooding and protect property. Storm drains are designed to channel excess precipitation, in the form of runoff, away…

Hurricane Florence- Overnight Update and Recent Deaths

More than a million people were told to evacuate prior to Hurricane Florence. South Carolina's governor, Henry McMaster, advised 8 counties along the 187 mile coastline to evacuate on Tuesday. Hurricane Florence made landfall about…

Manafort Scheduled for Court

Recently accused of money laundering, tax fraud, witness tampering and more, Robert Mueller has a plea hearing scheduled for 11 a.m. EST Friday after filing a new criminal indictment against Paul Manafort. This deal would…

Lake County welcomes new Communications Director

TAVARES, Fla. — Lake County Manager Jeff Cole recently announced his appointment of Elisha Pappacoda to the position of Director for the Office of Communications, beginning Sept. 8. “Elisha has developed strong working relationships with the media and stakeholder groups throughout Lake County…

Government Offices to Close For Labor Day; Solid…

TAVARES, Fla. — All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector and Clerk of Court; the Lake County Animal Shelter; the Lake County Extension Center and Discovery…

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Household hazardous waste collection events to be held…

TAVARES — Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way at two collection events in March. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste…

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Leesburg Celebrates Florida City Government Week

LEESBURG, Fla - During the week of October 23 through October 29, Leesburg will be joining with other Florida cities in the celebration of Florida City Government Week. City government is the government closest to its…

Mount Dora Mayor Invites Residents for Coffee

MOUNT DORA, Fla. - In appreciation of Florida Cities Government Week, Mount Dora Mayor Nick Girone is inviting all residents to join him for "Coffee with the Mayor" on Friday, October, 27. Residents who join will…

Governor Scott Declares State of Emergency

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -  Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Emily early morning of July 31. The declaration came when Tropical Depression Six was upgraded to Tropical Storm Emily.…

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Donald Trump wins 2016 Presidential Elections

Trump Gains 29 Electoral Votes with Florida Win

FLORIDA - Donald Trump keeps his lead in the 2016 Presidential Elections reaching 201 electoral votes after taking Florida with 4,577,375 making up 49% of the voters beating Clinton who received 4,445,680 making up 48% of the Florida…