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Lake County (Florida)

Lake County (Florida)
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Top Lake County (Florida) Articles

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  • County seeks temporary ban on new pain clinics

    TAVARES — Lake County commissioners are expected to join the growing number of local governments seeking to ban pain-management clinics, some of which appear to be little more than "pill mills." Commissioners will propose a yearlong moratorium at...
  • Too many voters rely on party labels

    One good thing about mid-term elections is that they give voters a chance to learn about new candidates without the distraction of the wild presidential race. One excellent potential elected official emerged from this season, and she is worth watching in...
  • Clermont woman steps up to fill big shoes to make sure foster kids have Christmas

    Superwoman did it all by her lonesome. Nearly 300 kids in foster care in Lake and Sumter counties had Christmas because of Karen Stover. Karen, a foster mother for more than 200 children since 1985, used to start in January — just as she...
  • Lake County moves to stop 'pill mills'

    TAVARES — Two mothers who lost sons to overdoses of prescription painkillers applauded county commissioners for imposing new restrictions on pain-management clinics that dispense the medicine. "I hope this saves lives," said Ellen Tidwell of...
  • West Orange Trail time-lapse: 22 miles in under two minutes

    West Orange Trail time-lapse: 22 miles in under two minutes
    Go along on a 22-mile bicycle ride on the West Orange Trail from the Lake County line to Welch Road in Apopka in a two-minute time-lapse video. Cyclists, runners, skaters, families, and dog-walkers are among the many people you will encounter any day...
  • Tennis, anyone?

    Tennis, anyone?
    Tennis, anyone? Lake County's Montverde Academy kicks off the 2011-2012 school year with the debut of the brand new National Tennis Academy complex, located across the street from the renowned international boarding school. The academy has partnered with...
  • Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70

    Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70
    TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County. The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....
  • Rolling feasts: A guide to Orlando food trucks

    Rolling feasts: A guide to Orlando food trucks
    Dinner or a snack is likely rolling up to a location near you as the mobile-food vendors phenomenon keeps on trucking across the country. Food trucks and mobile kitchens are not new, but with the Food Network's the "Great Food Truck Race" and the Cooking...
  • Tavares girls take first, boys are second in 2A-6

     
    Tavares’ girls team took the championship and Mount Dora’s Ashley Heitling was the individual winning in the Class 2A, District 6 meet at Brooksville Nature Coast. Tavares’ boys team finished second at the district. Heitling led a Lake...
  • Holiday sweets take their toll on waistline, workout routine

     
    I'll be lucky if my workout routine is the only casualty of December. Cookies, chocolates, buckeyes and pound cake — the four food groups that make up my diet during the holidays — and eating out more often have recently made buttoning my...
  • Today in Tallahassee: Private prison companies, jobs, sewage, budgets

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers plan to keep discussing prisons, jobs, the courts, drugs and budgets today. The House Economic Affairs Committee leads things off at 8:30 a.m. with a dozen bills on the agenda, including an onsite sewage treatment...