| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:20 PM
All that was missing from David Williamson's invocation Monday was an "amen."
The founder of the Central Florida Freethought Community, an association of "nonbelievers" and a chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, delivered the ceremonial...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:07 PM
On Saturday, Lake County residents will have a chance to adopt and take home a Buttercup, or maybe a Karmer, or maybe a Stormy.
The event comes on Saturday, June 21, when the Lake County Animal Services will host its second animal auction.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.
Free stuff to do with Dad this weekend
Downtown Longwood Cruise In Car Show: There will be car displays, music and food. 5-8 p.m. June 14,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The Lake County Commission is seeking nominations for the Women's Hall of Fame.
The award, founded in 1995, is intended to recognize local women who have made significant contributions to improve the lives of all residents and enhance the role of women...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Percival, a young Treeing Walker Coonhound who survived a brutal bear attack in March, has been adopted, according to Lake County Animal Services.
Deana Osenieks' 7-year-old son saw that Percival was up for adoption while watching the news. The Volusia...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:53 PM
| Dec 20, 2013
Shame on the Florida fire marshal and the state agency that regulates LP gas.
Nearly five months after an explosion at the Blue Rhino plant nearly took a chunk of Tavares off the map, neither agency has figured out what happened — or, at least...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:31 AM
If you booze it, then you can lose it -- your job, that is.
A Lake County Department of Children and Families worker, Tamieka Lewis, is accused of attacking her boyfriend, who is the dad of her child, and smashing the windows of his van while she was...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:35 PM
It takes some skill to cook up something good in the often cramped quarters of college dorms and campus apartments. But a cooking class being offered this month in Lake County is aimed specifically at helping college students prepare meals without...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Fresh off his debate with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Wednesday night, GOP U.S. Senate nominee U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV will be making several Central Florida stops in the next couple of days as part of his whirlwind “Freedom Tour” campaign,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Don't get mad, get even.
And then go to jail.
Samuel Otero, 37, of Tavares, is accused of posting pics of his ex-roomie in the buff on cars belonging to the former roommate's co-workers' and grandmother -- and, for good measure, even sent pics to the...
| Dec 30, 2012
This is when reality television really bites.
It's no secret that celebrity chef Robert Irvine and the Food Network's "Restaurant Impossible" crew were in Central Florida this month to make over a small eatery in the Lake County city of Tavares.