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Lake County Farm Tour Offers Inside Look at…

TAVARES — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting a guided bus tour of Lake County’s farms and agricultural attractions during the 9th Annual Lake County…

Man Arrested After Using Neighbor’s WiFi to Share…

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS -- A 56-year-old Howey-in-the-hills man was arrested Monday afternoon following an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. FDLE Agents received a call from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office on September 10 regarding an online…

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Man Arrested for Throwing Objects at Cars

EUSTIS -- A Sorrento man was arrested late Tuesday night after officers received multiple reports of a pedestrian throwing objects at their vehicles as they drove on CR 44A between CR 439 and Mill Creek Road…

South Lake High Student Arrested for Bring Knife…

GROVELAND -- A South Lake High student was arrested Tuesday after reportedly bringing a knife to school according to arrest reports. According to the report, a witness overheard two classmates talking in class. The witness…

Owner of Kids’ Gym in Leesburg Arrested for…

LEESBURG, Fla. -- The owner of FitKids Academy, a kid's gym located on County Road 473 in Leesburg was arrested Sunday night after allegedly choking a 15-year-old boy and the teen's step-mother according to police…

Groveland Man Arrested for Sex Act on Teen

GROVELAND, Fla. -- A Groveland man was arrested Friday night after allegedly conducting a sexual act with a 15-year-old minor according to arrest reports. Officers from the Groveland Police Department executed the arrest warrant on…

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Tavares Man Hospitalized After Tampa Semi Crash

TAMPA, Fla. -- A Tavares man was hospitalized following a three-vehicle accident that involved two semi-trucks according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. 59-year-old Juan Lozano of Tavares was traveling southbound on I-75 near mile marker 272…

Leesburg Man Arrested for Possession of Child Porn

LEESBURG, Fla. -- A Leesburg man was arrested Friday morning according to police after an investigation led detectives to numerous files depicting sexual exploitation of children. According to an arrest report, investigators in the Cyber…

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Motorists Delayed on US 27 Due to Accident

CLERMONT, Fla. -- Motorists can expect delays Saturday morning due to an accident on US Highway 27 in Clermont near the "four corners" area due to an accident. What appears to be a pick up…

Deputies Execute Search Warrant, Arrest Sex Offender

SORRENTO, Fla. -- Deputies of the Lake County Sheriff's Department along with members of the department's Crime Scene Investigations team executed a search warrant on Thursday that resulted in the arrest of a registered sex…

Leesburg Woman Dies in Alachua County Crash

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- A Leesburg woman suffered fatal injuries in an accident that occurred on Interstate 75 Friday night according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Troopers responded to mile marker 383 on I-75 at…

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…

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Mount Dora Fire Dept. Receives $1.29M Grant to…

MOUNT DORA, Fla. -- The Mount Dora Fire Department recently received a grant from the Department of Homeland Security of $1.29 million in order to hire more firefighters and provide better service to the ever-growing city.…

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…

Lake County Transit makes convenient changes to Clermont…

CLERMONT — Lake County Transit is changing LakeXpress bus routes 50E and 50W in Clermont to improve efficiency, timeliness, and travel demands to the Walmart at 1450 Johns Lake Road. To ensure the bus’s on-time performance, only LakeXpress Route 50W will…