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  • Noonan picks new Catholic Charities head

     
    Orlando Diocese Bishop John Noonan has appointed Joe Buranosky as the new executive director of Catholic Charities of Central Florida. Buranosky takes over as head of the $10 million charitable agency on April 30. Buranosky was previously employed as...
  • ‘Family Feud’: Former Deltona man competes with brothers

     
    The players on “Family Feud” this week could look familiar to Central Floridians. Chris Auger, formerly of Deltona, is playing Wednesday through Friday. He joins forces with his brothers Michael, Matthew and Mark and nephew Mitchell. The Auger...
  • Sinkholes on the rise in Lake, experts warn

    Creeeeak! That's how it started. Just one little crack on the corner of the house in the concrete block. Larry King, who owns a property-appraisal business in Leesburg, noticed the first crack in his 30-year-old home about two years ago. Then more...
  • Beacon College in Lake County to break ground on new building

     
    Beacon College, a tiny private school in Leesburg that primarily serves students with learning disabilities, will break ground Friday on an 8,000-square-foot classroom and administration building. It's the first of several buildings planned for the coming...
  • Florida Tarheels 17U finished 6-1 at Peach State Summer Showcase

     
    Florida Elite Tarheels 17U went 6-1 at the Peach State Summer Showcase in Aiken, S.C., losing to South Florida’s Team Breakdown in a boys basketball quarterfinal. Leesburg guard Undra Mitchem scored consistently and Edgewater’s 6-6 Deangelo...
  • Lake-Sumter Community College gets federal “talent search” grant

     
    Lake-Sumter Community College is one of 43 institutions to get a federal “talent search” grant that aims to help young people ”gain the skills and knowledge they need to enroll in and complete secondary school and postsecondary...
  • Lake charter school up for review has close connections to existing private school

     
    The Lake County School Board is slated to give a final decision tonight on three charter school applications from groups wanting to open their doors in the district next school year, including one that has strong connections to an existing private school....
  • Lake County Catholic school takes top state prize for video

     
    St. Paul Catholic School voluntary pre-kindergarten program received top state honors this week for their video to promote reading. The Leesburg school won first place and $1,000 in a state-wide Department of Education video contest focused on reading....
  • Lake middle school gay-student group still awaits final approval

     
    The Lake County School district has yet to make a final decision on whether it will allow a Gay-Straight Alliance student group to form at Carver Middle School in Leesburg. We first wrote about the issue last week. Carver Middle School eighth-grader Bayli...
  • Gay-straight club rules up for vote in Lake County today

     
    At a meeting of Central Florida school boards this morning, Lake County's Roseanne Brandenburg wanted to know what other districts had done about Gay-Straight Alliance clubs forming in their schools. The Lake County School Board is embroiled in a...
  • CFB Top Employers 2012 footnotes

    Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes. Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations. Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does...
  • Week 10 Football Scores

    Week 10 Football Scores
      MONDAY   Orangewood 38, Pierson Taylor 7   Orange City University 28, Lyman 27   DeLand 32, Jacksonville Mandarin 30   Father Lopez 24, Ormond Calvary Christian12   THURSDAY   Jacksonville Sandalwood 28, Spruce Creek 13   FRIDAY   Agape...