| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:26 AM
More than 75 Central Florida law officers are searching the swamps west of Lake County with helicopters and dogs for four men suspected of shooting into houses in Sumter County on Thursday, hitting one man in the stomach.
Residents in the south Lake...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:54 PM
All southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike are closed in Lake County after a crash involving several vehicles near U.S. Highway 27.
The crash happened about 4:10 p.m.
Several people may have been injured in the pileup. According to WESH-Channel 2,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Anyone in Clermont who smokes – and hates the habit – will have an opportunity to find the most successful ways of quitting later this month, when the Florida Department of Health in Lake County begins offering free smoking cessation classes....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Bird watchers and lovers of the great outdoors and Central Florida’s rich natural history, take note: Lake County’s 3rd Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival plans to offer some new events this year, designed to appeal to birders and nature...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The deadline for the public to nominate outstanding Lake County women to be considered for induction into the Lake County Women’s Hall of Fame is Friday, Aug. 15.
Nominees must have made significant contributions to the improvement of life for...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Free amplified telephones will be available to qualified permanent Florida residents with hearing loss from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St.
The phones will be available from the Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake &...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Lake County's Housing Services Division is offering eligible citizens help with obtaining mobility access ramps for the physically disabled.
The Mobility Ramp Program uses community development block grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The 12-Volt Bolt FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team 1557, a Eustis-based technology team made up of high-school students and assisted by parents, teachers and professionals from Lake County, will have an open...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The three Lake County schools on Florida's list of low-performing elementary campuses don't have to extend their school day by an hour, officials said. That is because the district -- already adding to the school day at all its elementary schools --...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The Marion County Public Library system will present its third "Ready to Read: Zero to Three Community Expo" for parents and caregivers of infants to age 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at the library's headquarters, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Lake County Commissioner Welton Cadwell will be guests on local public-affairs programs this weekend. Cadwell was recently elected chairman of the Central Florida Expressway Authority. The guest lineup:
Rubio talks to Ybeth...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:32 AM
A Saturday night crash in Lake County left one man dead and another jailed on DUI and other charges.
Robert Wenrick, 43, of DeBary, was driving east on State Road 46 at about 10:15 p.m. when he struck a pedestrian who was standing in the roadway,...