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Lake County (Florida)

Lake County (Florida)
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  • Clermont Art Festival seeking artists and musical entertainers

    The Clermont Downtown Partnership is accepting applicants for its eighth annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival on Nov. 1 and 2. Prizes totaling $3,000 will be awarded in five categories. Best in Show will receive $750. Juried works will include five...
  • Quit Smoking Now classes coming up in Leesburg

    A free class is starting up during the last week of August for those smokers who are interested in quitting the habit. The Quit Smoking Now program sponsored by the Florida Department of Health in Lake County begins on Tuesday, Aug. 26 and runs...
  • Lake judge race pits incumbent vs. lawyer

    Lake judge race pits incumbent vs. lawyer
    Lake County Judge Terry Neal, who has been wielding a gavel for almost nine years, faces a challenge in the Aug. 26 election from Clermont lawyer Daniel Archer, who markets his services to motorcyclists. County judges serve six-year terms and...
  • Wings & Wildflowers Festival gets "Sunsational" award

    Wings & Wildflowers Festival gets "Sunsational" award
    Lake County’s popular Wings & Wildflowers Festival, which is coming up in October, just got some recognition from a statewide trade association for being “Sunsational.” The annual festival held at Leesburg’s Venetian Gardens...
  • Free program of classes can help you quit tobacco habit

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County in conjunction with the Central Florida Area Health Education Center is sponsoring a free six-week and a two-hour smoking-cessation programs (all forms of tobacco), which includes free nicotine-replacement...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Lake commissioners get earful about proposed tax-rate hike at business-leaders forum

    Lake commissioners get earful about proposed tax-rate hike at business-leaders forum
    HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Two county commissioners got an earful today about a proposed 18.6-percent property tax-rate increase at a forum hosted by a group of business leaders that drew a crowd of about 50 people. Lake 100, a group of county CEOs,...
  • Florida Hospital Waterman mission team completes project in Dominican Republic

    Florida Hospital Waterman mission team completes project in Dominican Republic
    A schoolhouse on the impoverished Island of Hispaniola now has a freestanding library and its students and faculty have some Lake County missionaries to thank for the coveted educational resource. Nearly 30 members of Florida Hospital Waterman's mission...
  • Volunteers needed for the upcoming Wings and Wildflowers Festival

    Volunteers needed for the upcoming Wings and Wildflowers Festival
    Wanted: Volunteers. A love of nature is helpful, but not required. Organizers of the 3rd Annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival, which is going to be held Oct. 3-5 in Leesburg, are now recruiting nature-minded volunteers to assist in this ecotourism...
  • Soto: Hispanics might lose clout

    Soto: Hispanics might lose clout
    As Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis decides the fate of virtually all the Congressional districts in Central Florida, some of the area's Democratic state lawmakers gathered in Kissimmee and Orlando to decry the possibility that Hispanics may lose...
  • Witnesses grilled on timeline in trial of Leesburg cop accused of sex assault

    TAVARES — A former Leesburg cop and his wife strolled down the hallway of the county courthouse Wednesday hand in hand. They stopped in front of a set of double doors and before entering the courtroom, the 27-year-old man leaned in closer to whisper...
  • Lake real-estate professionals to see cut in fees

    Lake real-estate professionals to see cut in fees
    Real-estate professionals in Lake County and across Florida could collectively save about $2.7 million a year through a reduction in license fees that recently went into effect, the governor's office announced. The Florida Real Estate Commission...