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Lake County (Florida)

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

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  • Advocacy group wants more investigation on Jerry Buell

     
    Equality Florida, a gay-rights organization, is calling for a more thorough investigation into the Lake County teacher who posted anti-gay comments on his Facebook and promoted religion on his classroom syllabus. Jerry Buell, a Mount Dora High School...
  • Come see a U.S. Senate candidate work

     
    Craig Miller, the former Ruth's Chris CEO who's running for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination, committed over the summer to a series of twice-monthly “workdays” to enable him to “keep in touch with Main Street.” He hasn't quite...
  • Matt McLean of Uncle Matt’s Organic elected president of Organic Trade Association

     
    Matt McLean, CEO and Founder of Uncle Matt’s Organic in Lake County, has been elected as president of the Organic Trade Association. McLean has served for the past six years on the board of the Organic Trade Association and was recently re-elected...
  • 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!...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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’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...