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Lake County (Florida)

Lake County (Florida)
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Top Lake County (Florida) Articles

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  • WUCF TV raises $60,000 with low-key fund drive

     
    One wrote: "Thank you, Brevard Community College and UCF, for keeping PBS on the air in Central Florida. I have a digital antenna and it looks great!" Another wrote: "I got really nervous when WMFE went off air ... was very happy to see WUCF and PBS Kids!...
  • Low-income Lake students can get electronic readers for summer

     
    The Lake County school district will be offering 100 electronic readers for  low-income elementary students to take home over the summer. The district will spend about $80,000 of federal funds meant to help close the gap between disadvantaged children and...
  • Tornadoes coming to Central Florida, but not sirens

     
    Over the weekend, 2011 officially became the U.S.'s deadliest tornado year on record — a distinction that should be particularly concerning to Central Floridians. Central Florida's one of the busiest regions in the country for tornadoes. But only...
  • Lake County’s Adam Mathias wins Drama Desk Award

     
    Did you know that when the Drama Desk Awards were handed out at the end of May, one of the winners of the prestigious theater awards hailed from Central Florida? Adam Mathias, a Eustis High School graduate and Bay Street Players Young People's Theatre...
  • Central Florida’s PBS programs move to WUCF today

     
    I  wanted to make sure everyone remembers that Central Florida's PBS station is moving today, as WMFE drops public-television programming. PBS is traditionally a big supporter of theater and other arts, airing such programs as “American Masters&#...
  • $1 million scratch-off ticket sold in Lake County

     
    A Marion County woman is the first $1 million winner in the new Florida Lottery $10 Monopoly scratch-off game, but she had to drive to Lake  County to accomplish the feat. Linda Baker, 56, of Fort McCoy, claimed a $1 million top prize in the game today at...
  • Two Orlando rock figures pass this week: Rob Grill and Joe Lambusta

     
    This week marks the passing of at least two figures with ties to Orlando's rock ‘n' roll heart. First, there was news of the death of Rob Grill, founding member of the Grass Roots, who died Monday at a Hospice facility in Lake County. He was 67. You...
  • The Villages is a poster-child for Fair Districts confusion

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers came to The Villages on Wednesday for their redistricting road-show. And they got a sampling of what could be the coming contradictory tug-of-war between the process of re-drawing political boundaries and the new...
  • Auditions: “From a Burning House” in Lake County

     
    Auditions next week for a reading of the '90s AIDS retrospective “From a Burning House.” From the press release: AUDITIONS – From a Burning House July 26, 2011 (Eustis, FL)… The Triangle Connection, a networking and service...
  • Take A Breath: Enjoy the Fragrance of Bipartisan Accomplishment

     
    Wow! What an exciting week this was with the celebration of  Central Florida's SunRail! The ceremony at Florida Hospital showed a refreshing bipartisanship as elected leaders from both parties assembled on the stage recognizing  the real team...
  • Lake County Schools streams meetings online

     
    Now, you too can catch up on missed Lake County School Board from the comfort of your own computer. The Lake County School Board will be streaming and archiving more of its regular meetings for free viewing and playback. The district will be using a web-...
  • Cat Protection Society needs adoptions for 16 cats ASAP

     
    Colleague Meredith Rutland in Lake County has this story: A Eustis cat shelter is seeking homes for 16 abandoned animals that have put the shelter over a self-imposed limit of 350 felines. The Cat Protection Society President Lois Lanius said the...