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Lake County (Florida)

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

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weather: Storms are hammering Central Florida

    Weather: Storms are hammering Central Florida
    Thunderstorms are hammering parts of Central Florida right now. A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts and small hail over eastern Lake County, western Orange County, northwestern Osceola County, and western Seminole County....
  • Marco Rubio, Welton Cadwell on weekend guest list

    Marco Rubio, Welton Cadwell on weekend guest list
    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Lake County Commissioner Welton Cadwell will be guests on local public-affairs programs this weekend. Cadwell was recently elected chairman of the Central Florida Expressway Authority. The guest lineup: Rubio talks to Ybeth...
  • County offers mobility-access ramps for eligible residents

    County offers mobility-access ramps for eligible residents
    Lake County's Housing Services Division is offering eligible citizens help with obtaining mobility access ramps for the physically disabled. The Mobility Ramp Program uses community development block grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
  • Big weekend in store for the arts

    Big weekend in store for the arts
    Lake County is an artistic place. That's evident by the slew of choices facing residents looking for fun things to do this weekend. For starters, there's the 13th Florida Highwaymen Art Show, Sale and Benefit (story on this page). Want more? OK,...
  • Quit Smoking Now classes coming up in Leesburg

    A free class is starting up during the last week of August for those smokers who are interested in quitting the habit. The Quit Smoking Now program sponsored by the Florida Department of Health in Lake County begins on Tuesday, Aug. 26 and runs...