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  • Leesburg WIC office moving to new location

     
    The Lake County Health Department’s Leesburg WIC office is shutting down for a few days next week while it moves to a new location. The current WIC office, located at the Leesburg Community Health Center at 225 North First St. in Leesb...
  • State bowling tournament: Mandell, Stark are top individual seeds

     
    After four rounds of qualifying Tuesday at the state bowling tournament at Boardwalk Bowl, South Lake's Katie Stark is the top-seeded girl and Justin Mandell of Timber Creek is the top-seeded boy heading into the individual bracket this afternoon. Stark...
  • Leesburg’s Jaleesa Blue becomes a Rattler

     
    Leesburg guard Jaleesa Blue has signed with Florida A&M University's women's basketball program. Blue, a senior for the Yellow Jackets, received Leesburg's best offensive player award after last season and also was the team's top rebounder. Heading into...
  • United Arts announces 2011 organizational project grants

     
    United Arts of Central Florida handed out $227,640 to 35 arts and cultural organizations on Tuesday, including $10,000 awards to the Orlando Fringe Festival, the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center and the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra....
  • Girls Basketball Scores Tuesday, 11/16

     
    Coaches, please call all scores on game night to 407-420-5474. Please send results of any past games to cking@orlandosentinel.com. Lake Highland 61, Master’s Academy 35 Records: LHP 1-0, MA 0-1 Buzz: Destiny Walker led Lake Highland with 20 points....
  • Leesburg ticket shares Fantasy 5 jackpot

     
    Not much big money changing hands as a result of Wednesday night Florida Lottery drawings. The biggest winners were the three Quick Pick tickets that split the Fantasy 5  jackpot and one of those was bought in Leesburg. It was purchased at the Family...
  • Lake County gets its first A-rated high school

     
    Most Lake County high schools got better grades from the state today under the Department of Education's new grading system.  And for the first time ever, Lake has an A-rated high school — Tavares High. Tavares earned a B last year and would have...
  • Schools in Lake react to the cold

     
    Lake County school officials said they haven't had any major issues today keeping classrooms warm. The heaters were turned on at noon Sunday so buildings would have time to warm up before children arrived this morning, said the school district's...
  • Leesburg girls basketball scoring leaders listed

     
    There are three players on this year’s Leesburg girls basketball team who rank among the top 15 scorers at the school during the eight years Mark Oates has been the Yellow Jackets head coach. Leading the list of current players is junior Baylie Br...
  • Boys basketball: here is the latest Super 16 rankings

     
    Poinciana (8-1) and Faith Christian (6-1) join the crowd in our updated Super 16 boys basketball rankings. Otherwise, there is not a ton of movement but there very well could be following a spree of holiday tournament play that tips off with this week's...
  • Leesburg overcomes Evans in Kingdom of Sun opener

     
    Leesburg (9-1) held on to beat Evans (5-5) 71-65 in the first round of the Kingdom of the Sun tournament in Ocala behind 20 points from Joe Toolie and 17 from Teron Wallace. Leesburg will play Cincinnati La Salle at 6 Tuesday night. Evans trimmed an 18-...
  • Dawson: Small miracle

     
      I'll be on personal leave from Dec. 30 to Feb. 7 to start writing my second book. Before leaving, one last story about exemplary service, from reader Dominic Abrusci: “I have been reading your “Last Resort” for many years. I have...