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Leesburg Woman Places 2nd in America’s Cake Fair

LEESBURG, Fla. -  Local cake maker and small business owner Teresa Toomer of Leesburg has placed second in the Orlando Convention Center's America's Cake Fair. Teresa...

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...

“Peeping Tom” Arrested After Masturbating Outside Apartment

CLERMONT, Fla. - A Clermont man is back behind bars after an investigation led detectives to believe he was the man caught masturbating outside of...

Lake County Offers Free Pet Adoption Event

TAVARES, Fla. - "Adopt a pet, save the galaxy!", says the Lak County Animal Shelter. Members of the shelter have teamed up with LEASH,...

Officials Launch “Operation Blue Roof” for Lake & Sumter County Residents...

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...

Lake County Public Transit offers convenient travel to and from Via...

LEESBURG, Fla. – LakeXpress will provide the following bus service to and from the Via Port Mall, 10401 U.S. Hwy. 441 Leesburg, for the Disaster...

Lake County Jail Inmate Dies from Reported Suicide

TAVARES, Fla.  -- A Lake County jail inmate has died from what officials said was a suicide with a bed sheet. Lake County sheriff’s officials...

Lake County Collects Household Hazardous Waste in Eustis and Lady Lake

TAVARES — Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way...

Lake County honors probation officers during Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision...

TAVARES — During Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week July 16-22, the Lake County Probation Services Division will join agencies across the nation in recognizing the...

New Pizza Place Captures Taste Buds of Locals on First Day...

LEESBURG, Fla. - Dishing out fresh pizza and sandwiches, the new Johnson's Pizza Pi has captured the attention and the taste buds of many locals...

County seeks grant applicants for emergency food and shelter programs

TAVARES — Qualifying emergency food and shelter programs managed by local service agencies are encouraged to apply for $34,969 in federal funds awarded to Lake County...

Lake County Fire Rescue launches HAZMAT Medic Program

TAVARES — When an emergency occurs and noxious gases permeate the air, Lake County Fire Rescue’s Special Operations Response Team (SORT) is at the ready...

Man Airlifted After Being Shot at Clermont Denny’s

CLERMONT, Fla. - A man was airlifted to Central Florida Hospital after he was shot during an argument that occurred early Sunday morning according to deputies. A...

Keep Lake Beautiful to host cleanup event in Bassville Park community

LEESBURG, Fla. – Keep Lake Beautiful (KLB) is inviting residents and volunteers to participate in a cleanup event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 15 in the Bassville...

Study shows the arts generate more than $9 million in economic...

TAVARES — The nonprofit arts and culture industry generated more than $9.1 million in annual economic activity in Lake County—supporting more than 200 full-time equivalent...

Lake County Economic Development launches Summer Tech campaign

TAVARES, Fla. — While Lake County might not be the next Silicon Valley, the technology industry is quietly playing a vital role in the growth...

Man Accused of Having Sex with Teen Arrested

GROVELAND, Fla. - A Groveland man was arrested after allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl according to Lake County Sheriff's Office arrest reports. Deputies responded...

Extension service announces upcoming classes; Water School program

TAVARES — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is offering the following educational classes this...

Parks & Trails to briefly close fields for regular maintenance

TAVARES — The multi-use soccer, football and baseball fields at the Minneola Athletic Complex will be closed due to ongoing field maintenance onWednesday, June...

Lake County to host two household hazardous waste collection events in...

CLERMONT — Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way at...

Lake County rescinds countywide burn ban

TAVARES — Lake County has rescinded the countywide burn ban today that was enacted April 17 in accordance with Lake County Code 10.5-75. Lake County’s...

Lake County Emergency Management urges residents to prepare for a busy...

TAVARES — Officials predict an above-average hurricane season this year, and Lake County Emergency Management is reminding residents to take steps now to help...

Lake County continues budget workshops in June

TAVARES —The Lake County Board of County Commissioners is continuing its budget workshops for Fiscal Year 2018 on various topics related to governmental operations....

‘Hot Dogs, Cool Cats’ events offer free pet adoptions, hot dogs...

TAVARES, Fla. — It’s the hottest event of the summer! Join the Lake County Animal Shelter and L.E.A.S.H., Inc. for “Hot Dogs, Cool Cats.”...

Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding with Fellow Bikers

LEESBURG, Fla. - A motorcyclist from Debary, Florida was killed Sunday morning after colliding with fellow bikers as they traveled on CR 44-A according to...

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