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  • Lake County Schools streams meetings online

     
    Now, you too can catch up on missed Lake County School Board from the comfort of your own computer. The Lake County School Board will be streaming and archiving more of its regular meetings for free viewing and playback. The district will be using a web-...
  • Lake bell schedules remain the same as last year

     
    Start and dismissal times will remain the same this year as last year for Lake County Schools. Classes start Monday morning for about 40,000 Lake County students. Generally, elementary schools begin the day at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m.; middle schools...
  • Lake Renaissance fair to raise funds for education group

     
    A small corner of Lake County will be teeming with medieval swashbuckling, roasted turkey legs and Celtic Mayhem as part of an education foundation fundraiser in early November. The Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire, open Nov. 3-6, usually attracts...
  • Senate candidate Craig Miller injured in motorcycle accident; Miller On Main Street campaign event postponed

     
    Updated at 12:41 p.m. with information from the Florida Highway Patrol: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Craig Miller reportedly got off with scrapes and bruises after being involved in a motorcycle accident in Altamonte Springs Sunday. Miller, 62, of...
  • Several Central Florida teams competing in Titusville this weekend

     
    One of the state’s biggest high school cross country races, the flrunners.com Invitational 12, will be held Friday and Saturday at Chain of Lakes Park in Titusville. Several of Central Florida’s top teams and runners, including Circle...
  • Movie star locomotive makes its way to Mount Dora-Tavares and environs

     
    Mount Dora and nearby Tavares, the cute tourist towns that are Florida's home to all things rolling stock, has added a vintage steam locomotive that pulled railcars in films from “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” to “True Grit”...
  • Next Miller ‘work day’ takes him back to Lake County

     
    By Christine Show, Staff Writer TAVARES — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Craig Miller will spend a day working at a Lake County tire shop next week. Craig, who is vying for the seat currently held by two-term Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill...
  • Which football teams prefer to run? Which prefer to pass?

     
    Here's a breakdown of the local football teams and the percentage of plays that are pass attempts and run attempts. (listing below is all teams in Classifications 4A-8A that report stats) Doesn't include Celebration, Harmony, Jones, Lyman, Pine Ridge,...
  • This week’s district cross country schedule

     
    This is the week when high school cross country teams begin their runs for the state meet with district meets. Here is an early look at this week's schedule for Central Florida schools. Friday Class 2A, District 7 At Lake Nona Girls 4:30, Boys 5 Schools:...
  • MDB boys, East Ridge girls win Lake-Sumter Championship

     
    Mount Dora Bible's boys cross country team had an impressive showing at Saturday's Lake-Sumter Championship cross country meet, winning the meet by a 60-point margin over second-place Tavares. The Bulldogs, the hosts of the meet, placed four of its...
  • District cross country meets set for Saturday

     
    Central Florida cross country teams will be involved in eight district meets Saturday, including two district meets at West Orange High School. The 4A-3 meet (Apopka, Boone, Dr. Phillips, Ocoee, Olympia, Oviedo, Wekiva, West Orange) begins at 8 a.m. and...
  • Bishop Moore girls take 2A-2 region title

     
    Mount Dora’s Ashley Heitling won the individual title and Bishop Moore took the team title in the Class 2A, Region 2 cross country meet at Brooksville Nature Coast. Bishop Moore was led by Elizabeth Skipper, who finished seventh overall (20:41.29)....