| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:11 PM
To hear state officials tell it, we have a water crisis — so you must make sacrifices.
We're talking about less lawn-watering, more efficient appliances and a generally more conscientious lifestyle.
"Install low-flow showerheads," instructs...
| Sep 13, 2013
As the body was carried out of the house, retired Tavares lawyer Jerri Blair rose to her feet on the front porch to deliver one final salute as he passed by.
She snapped it off just the way former Circuit Judge Jerry T. Lockett liked it, so he'd know...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Earl K. Wood, the longtime Orange County tax collector who died in October 2012, has made the latest Ripley's Believe It or Not book.
It's not for his years of service (he held the post 48 years) or for working well into his 90s (He died at the age of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:27 AM
To commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, the Bay Street Players will present a stage reading of Anne Nelson's two-person drama "The Guys," that focuses on New York City firefighters in the aftermath of 9-11, at 8 p.m. Sept. 11 at the State...
| Aug 23, 2013
The turmoil seems never to end in Lake County's cities.
The latest twist came late Tuesday, when Eustis commissioners unexpectedly forced out City Manager Paul Berg.
Wait — was it really unexpected? About two weeks ago, Berg, who came from...
| Aug 18, 2013
School begins Monday and the Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team, the school district's Transportation Department and the Florida Safety Council want to remind everyone to be alert.
•With increased traffic, allow extra time to...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Workforce Central Florida is offering a variety of classes to help build job skills for those seeking a new career or employment.
The "Develop You" classes cover such topics as resume writing, coping with unemployment, networking, social media and...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:46 AM
A rabies alert was issued Thursday morning for the Geneva area of eastern Seminole County, and is in effect for 60 days.
The Florida Department of Health issued the alert in response to a bobcat that tested positive in the area during the past week....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:18 PM
He said "A man's home is his castle; It always has been and so it remains"
But he holds the keys in a fist of rage
His home is his castle
And mine is a cage
"A Man's Home is His Castle," by Faith Hill
This time, when she stirred from blackness,...
| Jul 31, 2013
The gauntlet has been thrown down! And we are equal to the challenge, fellow Lake Countians! Strap on your swords!
In an article published earlier this month in Slate, an online daily magazine owned by the Washington Post Co., a colleague on the west...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below.
This list is organized by region.
(Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Some more info on the “parent trigger” bills that after a narrow defeat last year are back for 2013 ….. The bills would give parents a say in the “turnaround” option selected for an F-graded school (there were 34 last year,...