| Aug 13, 2014
I'm ticked off that I don't understand why so many people get so many tattoos! What say you out there?
I'm ticked off by people who are happy because of others' struggles. Like the person who is happy for the pro golfer's struggles.
To the person who...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Lake County Judge Terry Neal, who has been wielding a gavel for almost nine years, faces a challenge in the Aug. 26 election from Clermont lawyer Daniel Archer, who markets his services to motorcyclists.
County judges serve six-year terms and...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:13 AM
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding the man that deputies say attacked a 14-year-old Clermont girl while she was sleeping on her couch.
The teen reported the incident to the sheriff’s office on...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
It took nearly a dozen professionals, including four Lake County Fire personnel and two Animal Control officers, to rescue a 6-week-old kitten trapped in a drain pipe in Clermont today. But they got the job done.
The tiny black cat, nicknamed...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:08 PM
The Florida Department of Health in Lake County has a message they’re trying to get out, and the department is hopeful that parents will heed the message before the new school semester begins on Aug. 18.
That message is if they want to avoid...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
While Clermont Fire Marshal Bill Harrison worked tirelessly to revive a cadet summer academy last year, Sumter County Battalion Chief Rob Hanson ensured his local community would have exceptional first-response services. Both recently received top...
| 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 3, 2014
| 1:19 PM
A new dress-code proposal at an F-rated elementary school has rekindled a debate in Lake County over mandatory school uniforms, once again sparking opposition from parents.
When Rhonda Hunt, principal of Eustis Heights Elementary, one of five in the...
| 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....