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Lake County (Florida)

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

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  • Clermont WIC office takes part in upcoming World Breastfeeding Week

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is teaming up with the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, which will be observed from Aug. 1-7.  WIC breastfeeding support group meetings are held...
  • Manhunt underway for four attempted-murder suspects

    Manhunt underway for four attempted-murder suspects
    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...
  • Candidate hopefuls set to Hob Nob at event

    Leadership Lake County is sponsoring its bi-annual Political Hob Nob during which voters can mingle with candidates and take part in a straw poll on Aug. 14. The event is set for 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg...
  • Lake schools on low-performing list don't have to extend day (because all Lake elementary schools adding time to schedule)

    Lake schools on low-performing list don't have to extend day (because all Lake elementary schools adding time to schedule)
    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 --...
  • County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts

    County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts
    Second of two parts. Choosing a county judge is a task that leaves most voters flailing in the dark, and the August election is going to require even more scrutiny than usual from voters because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering. A group of mostly...
  • Authors of romance novels to showcase works

    W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora will present Reading Romance Expo, which will celebrate Florida romance authors and their books, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. Contemporary, historical, inspirational,...
  • Clermont, Eustis programs will educate residents about autism spectrum disorder

    Clermont, Eustis programs will educate residents about autism spectrum disorder
    Close to 700 families in Lake County affected by autism are registered with the University of Central Florida's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. The center helps families cope with the challenges of living with someone who is autistic. This...
  • Which schools must add extra hour?

    Which schools must add extra hour?
    These 33 Central Florida schools must tack an extra hour on to their school day for the 2014-15 school year and devote that time to reading lessons: •Lake County: Beverly Shores, Eustis Heights and Leesburg elementary schools; Humanities and Fine...
  • Central Florida's Green Mountain Scenic Byway thrills cyclists

    Central Florida's Green Mountain Scenic Byway thrills cyclists
    Cyclists love the twisty, turny, hilly Green Mountain Scenic Byway, which starts in Oakland as County Road 438 and heads west to Lake County, where it becomes Old Highway 50, then County Road 455. It takes through some of Central Florida's biggest hills,...
  • Minneola's Donut King adds second location in Winter Park

    Minneola's Donut King adds second location in Winter Park
    Minneola's legendary Donut King has added a second location at 3716 Howell Branch Road in  Winter Park. It's a soft opening so hours are a little haphazard. My editor went twice before the lights were open and doughnut cases were filled this morning.  Not...
  • Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget

     Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget
    When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget. The...
  • Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame: The complete list of members since 2008

    Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame: The complete list of members since 2008
    Meet the members of the Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame. Our definition of a culinary professional is broad because the food and beverage industry requires a variety of skills and interests. In addition to chefs, the achievements are reflected in...