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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...
  • Scott names GOTV chairs in 67 counties

     
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott, a first-time candidate who once joked that he hoped to learn the names of all 67 Florida counties before Election Day, has learned enough to appoint “grass-root” chairpersons in every county. His...
  • Central Florida Lyric Opera season includes Broadway

     
    My colleague at the Sentinel's Lake County edition wrote up this report about the Central Florida Lyric opera season: By Debbie Manis, Orlando Sentinel The Central Florida Lyric Opera and its production company, Music Live Inc., will kick off its 2010-...
  • Paint your pet, more events from South Lake Art League

     
    My colleague Lake County writer Debbie Manis has the run-down on activities from the South Lake Art League, including a class to help you paint your pet: By Debbie Manis, Orlando Sentinel Have you ever wanted to paint a portrait of your furry companion?...
  • Father of Lake schools superintendent passes away

     
    I was saddened this morning to learn of the passing of Lake County Schools Superintendent Susan Moxley's father, Ernie Unruh. Mr. Unruh , 81, a longtime Lake resident who served in the U.S. Army and had a long career as the parts manager at Ford...
  • Buddies Thru Bullies yard sale

     
    From Buddies Thru Bullies: The third annual Buddies Thru Bullies yard sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 23 and 24, at 23519 State Road 44, Eustis. The proceeds will help Buddies Thru Bullies, a nonprofit 501(c)(3)...
  • Palm Beach schools looking at $15 million class-size fine

     
    The Palm Beach County school district did not really try to meet the final requirements of Florida's class-size law — and estimates it will face a $15 million fine for having more than 20,000 classes out of whack, The Palm Beach Post reported...
  • Lake County eye doctors to test new lens for astigmatism

     
    A Lake County ophthalmology practice has been selected as one of only four practices in the country to participate in a clinical trial of a new lens that will be used in cataract surgery. Doctors from Mid-Florida Eye Center will test the new lens —...
  • Lake cross country teams head to district meets

     
    The boys cross country teams from Tavares and Mount Dora and Eustis' girls team lead the Lake County schools who will be running today in the Class 2A, District 3 cross country meet at Withlacoochee River Park  in Dade City. The girls meet be...
  • Newly-elected School Board members get sworn in Nov. 16

     
    Newly-elected School Board members throughout Central Florida will be sworn in Nov. 16. If you're interested in attending the ceremonies, here are some details: In Lake: Investiture is set for 6 p.m. at the Lake County Administration Building...
  • More details about mold, air quality in Lake schools

     
    I wrote something for today's paper on mold and indoor-air quality in Lake County schools as a continuation of the work I've been doing on mold and air-quality issues throughout the state and region. Lake leads Central Florida in a trend it's not happy...
  • Retiree health costs: More businesses, governments sign up for federal help

     
     Thirty more businesses and local government agencies in Florida have signed up for help paying medical costs of their early retirees — people who aren't yet eligible for Medicare. Created by the Affordable Care Act,  the Early Re...