Category Archives: Lake

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Lake County Creates Storm Debris Collection Map

By | October 20, 2017

TAVARES, Fla – In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Lake County has collected more than half of the vegetative debris left in the storm’s wake. For residents still awaiting debris pick up, the county has created a debris collection map. Debris… Read More »

Officers Charged for Failure to Report Suspected Child Sexual Abuse

By | October 20, 2017

GROVELAND, Fla – A Lake County Deputy and a Groveland police officer have been charged with failure to report suspected sexual abuse of a child, according to a press release from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The charges are related to… Read More »

Reports of Attempted Child Abduction Deemed Unfounded

By | October 19, 2017

LEESBURG, Fla – Reports of a possible attempted child abduction at Carver Middle School circulated Tuesday October 16 and have now been deemed “unfounded”, local law enforcement officials say. An eleven year old girl reported a man in a black Ford… Read More »

Lake County Hosts 8th Annual Farm Tour

By | October 19, 2017

TAVARES, Fla – The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is hosting its eighth annual tour of Lake County’s farms and agricultural attractions, sponsored by the Farm Bureau of Lake County. Attendees will visit Lake County agricultural business… Read More »

Lake County Animal Shelter Seeks Adopters for Senior Dogs

By | October 19, 2017

TAVARES, Fla – The Lake County Animal Shelter is currently undergoing renovations and is searching for placements for a few of their senior dogs. The shelter feels their senior dogs would benefit from being in a safe, comfortable home rather than… Read More »

FEMA Opening Mobile Disaster Recovery Center

By | October 18, 2017

TAVARES, Fla – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, better known as FEMA, has announced it will be opening a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) for Lake County residents and businesses. The DRC is intended to help residents and business owners affected… Read More »

Gov. Rick Scott Appoints Leesburg Police Chief to Violent Crime and Drug Control Council

By | October 18, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Local Police Chief Robert Hicks from the Leesburg Police Department was one of three officers appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council on Monday. According to a press release issued by… Read More »

Alee Academy Hosts Fundraiser for Gunshot Victim

By | October 18, 2017

EUSTIS, Fla – Alee Academy will be hosting a yard sale fundraiser to benefit gunshot and domestic violence victim, Daliyah Lang, and her mother. Daliyah was shot five times by her mother’s boyfriend on October 6. She remains in hospital care,… Read More »

Over 200 Service Centers Begin to Issue New Florida Driver’s License and ID Cards

By | October 16, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – More than 200 service centers are expected to begin issuing Florida’s new Driver’s License and Identification cards according to a press release issued by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The release stated the Department will… Read More »