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Lake County (Florida)

Lake County (Florida)
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  • Urban chicken farming piques interest in Lake

    Urban chicken farming piques interest in Lake
    The "accidental chicken lady" never expected to be teaching a crowd of Lake County residents about farming feathered fowls, but that's exactly what she's doing. Megan Brew, extension agent for the University of Florida's Institute of Food and...
  • Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need

    Marylou Maver: Longtime volunteer reached out to people in need
    Marylou Maver devoted most of her life to helping others, especially the less fortunate and feeding the hungry. Family and friends remember the former Tavares resident most for her compassion for those in need. "My mom was a very giving person,"...
  • Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee

    Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee
    There’s a definite buzz going on right now in Lake County – all being done in anticipation of a special upcoming event. It’s called “The Buzz on Bees,” and it’s an educational seminar about honeybees. Why honeybees?...
  • Free couponing class offers wealth of advice

    Cooper Memorial Library will host a free couponing class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 3 at the library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. Mary Edwards, who runs the Central Florida-based Website couponersunited.com, will present the informative class....
  • Lake commissioners get earful about proposed tax-rate hike at business-leaders forum

    Lake commissioners get earful about proposed tax-rate hike at business-leaders forum
    HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Two county commissioners got an earful today about a proposed 18.6-percent property tax-rate increase at a forum hosted by a group of business leaders that drew a crowd of about 50 people. Lake 100, a group of county CEOs,...
  • Lake real-estate professionals to see cut in fees

    Lake real-estate professionals to see cut in fees
    Real-estate professionals in Lake County and across Florida could collectively save about $2.7 million a year through a reduction in license fees that recently went into effect, the governor's office announced. The Florida Real Estate Commission...
  • Witnesses grilled on timeline in trial of Leesburg cop accused of sex assault

    TAVARES — A former Leesburg cop and his wife strolled down the hallway of the county courthouse Wednesday hand in hand. They stopped in front of a set of double doors and before entering the courtroom, the 27-year-old man leaned in closer to whisper...
  • Clermont Art Festival seeking artists and musical entertainers

    The Clermont Downtown Partnership is accepting applicants for its eighth annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival on Nov. 1 and 2. Prizes totaling $3,000 will be awarded in five categories. Best in Show will receive $750. Juried works will include five...
  • Soto: Hispanics might lose clout

    Soto: Hispanics might lose clout
    As Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis decides the fate of virtually all the Congressional districts in Central Florida, some of the area's Democratic state lawmakers gathered in Kissimmee and Orlando to decry the possibility that Hispanics may lose...
  • Wings & Wildflowers Festival gets "Sunsational" award

    Wings & Wildflowers Festival gets "Sunsational" award
    Lake County’s popular Wings & Wildflowers Festival, which is coming up in October, just got some recognition from a statewide trade association for being “Sunsational.” The annual festival held at Leesburg’s Venetian Gardens...
  • Mount Dora Bicycle Festival 2014: Time to register

    Mount Dora Bicycle Festival 2014: Time to register
    I live in Mount Dora, ride the hills of Lake County, but until this year, I have avoided the Mount Dora Bicycle Festival.  I figured, hey, I ride those roads anyway, why should I pay? That was a mistake, which I am fixing this year. I registered today...