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Alleged Snapchat Dare Lands Clermont Man in Jail

A Clermont man was arrested after getting naked in public on a Snapchat dare.

Mount Dora Hosts Virtual 5k Race Amid COVID-19 Social Distancing

City of Mount Dora hosts virtual 5k to help residents stay active during COVID-19 stay home order.

Leesburg Electric Crews Assist with Hurricane Michael Aftermath

Leesburg Electric Department crew heads to Tallahassee to help restore power after Hurricane Michael.

Mt. Dora Parks & Recreation to Host Workshop to Discuss “Master...

Come to this workshop to provide your input for the future of Mount Dora's parks.

Lake County welcomes new Communications Director

Lake County officials appoint new communications director.

Lake County Libraries Offer Free Lunch For Kids During Summer

Lake County Library Systems and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida team up to offer free lunches for kids under the age of 18 during the summer to assist families struggling with homelessness and poverty.

Suspicious White Powder Mailed to Lake EMS in Mount Dora

MOUNT DORA -- Responders were dispatched to Lake EMS in Mount Dora Wednesday morning after employees reported receiving an envelope in the mail that...

Residents invited to a wide array of educational events hosted by...

Check out some of the upcoming events hosted by the Lake County Extension.

Paisley Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Volusia County

A Paisley man was pronounced dead after a collision while riding his motorcycle in DeLand Saturday afternoon according to troopers.

Emergency Management to participate in Severe Weather Awareness Week and Tornado...

TAVARES —  Lake County Emergency Management is observing Severe Weather Awareness Week January 22-26 by participating in community events and a social media campaign. The week offers...

Deputies Seize Over $200k Cash and Arrest Four During Internet Cafe...

LAKE COUNTY -- Lake County Deputies seized over $200,000 in cash and arrested four people Thursday while conducting raids on gaming establishments. The raids were...

Lake County Economic Development launches Summer Tech campaign

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

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...

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 Hosts Investiture Ceremony for Newly Elected County Commissioners

TAVARES - The Lake County Board of County Commissioners will be hosting an investiture ceremony and reception where the newly elected county commissioners will be...

Police Search for Vehicle Involved in Fatal Leesburg Hit-and-Run

LEESBURG - Leesburg Police officers are searching for a vehicle that investigators say was involved in a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of 37-year-old...

Body Found on US Highway 27 from Possible Hit-and-Run

LEESBURG -  According to Leesburg Police, a body was found on the side of the road on US Highway 27 near Howard Road in...

Mother Arrested After 3-Year-Old Found Walking Down County Road 42

PAISLEY - A Paisley woman was arrested Friday after her 3-year-old son was found walking in the middle of County Road 42 (Lake King Road) in...

Lake County Deputy Foils Possible Clown Attacker

LEESBURG - A Lake County Deputy found a little more than he expected when he attempted to conduct a traffic stop Sunday night at approximately 11:00...

Clermont Man Arrested After Stealing Candy From “Haunted House”

CLERMONT - A Clermont man was behind bars Tuesday after breaking into a home and stealing a pack of Whoppers Malted Milk Balls. According to an...

Leesburg Rural King to Stay Open 24 Hours to Help Residents...

LEESBURG - Rural King in Leesburg announced that it will extend its normal business hours to accommodate residents as they prepare for the effects from Hurricane...

County Officials Issue Local State of Emergency for Lake County

TAVARES - County officials have declared a local state of emergency for Lake County in anticipation of the damaging winds and rainfall from Hurricane Matthew...

Lake County Schools to Announce Possible School Closures Due to Hurricane...

LAKE COUNTY - The Lake County Board of Education released a statement Tuesday evening to inform parents whether schools will be closed due to Hurricane...

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