Category Archives: Sumter

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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 »

Officials Launch “Operation Blue Roof” for Lake & Sumter County Residents to Protect Damaged Homes

By | September 26, 2017

TAVARES, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA and the Florida Division of Emergency Management is offering “Operation Blue Roof” to Lake County residents. Operation Blue Roof provides a temporary covering of blue plastic sheeting to help reduce further damage… Read More »

Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program Available in Lake and Sumter Counties

By | September 26, 2017

LEESBURG, Fla. – The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will implement the Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program in Lake and Sumter counties to assist individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Irma… Read More »