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Lake County (Florida)

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

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  • 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...
  • Man wanted in 1993 Washington state murder caught in Leesburg

    Man wanted in 1993 Washington state murder caught in Leesburg
    LEESBURG — A 51-year-old man wanted for first-degree murder in a Washington state cold case dating to 1993 was captured 3,000 miles away Thursday in Lake County. James Edward Mitchell was arrested by an eight-member U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task...
  • Leesburg's Food Truck-N-Flick features 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    Leesburg will have Food Truck-N-Flick Night from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday in Towne Square downtown. Ed Anderson will perform. Participants also can see a free movie at 8:30 p.m. on a 24-foot-high outdoor movie screen. The Free Movie Nights film will be...
  • 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...
  • Florida Hospital Waterman mission team completes project in Dominican Republic

    Florida Hospital Waterman mission team completes project in Dominican Republic
    A schoolhouse on the impoverished Island of Hispaniola now has a freestanding library and its students and faculty have some Lake County missionaries to thank for the coveted educational resource. Nearly 30 members of Florida Hospital Waterman's mission...
  • Volunteers needed for the upcoming Wings and Wildflowers Festival

    Volunteers needed for the upcoming Wings and Wildflowers Festival
    Wanted: Volunteers. A love of nature is helpful, but not required. Organizers of the 3rd Annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival, which is going to be held Oct. 3-5 in Leesburg, are now recruiting nature-minded volunteers to assist in this ecotourism...
  • Clermont's National Training Center hosting Quit Smoking Now classes.

    Anyone in Clermont who smokes – and hates the habit – will have an opportunity to find the most successful ways of quitting later this month, when the Florida Department of Health in Lake County begins offering free smoking cessation classes....
  • Upcoming Wings & Wildflowers Festival puts Lake County's natural beauty on display

    Upcoming Wings & Wildflowers Festival puts Lake County's natural beauty on display
    Bird watchers and lovers of the great outdoors and Central Florida’s rich natural history, take note: Lake County’s 3rd Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival plans to offer some new events this year, designed to appeal to birders and nature...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Weather: Storms are pounding Central Florida

    Weather: Storms are pounding Central Florida
    Parts of Central Florida are under a storm advisory right now. A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts over eastern Lake County, northwestern Orange County, Seminole County and southwest Volusia County. National Weather Service...