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Lake County (Florida)

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

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  • Lake jet-ski accident prompts call for water safety

    Lake jet-ski accident prompts call for water safety
    What better way to cool off on a scorching day than jumping on a water scooter and letting it fly on a Central Florida lake? But the fun all too often comes to a sudden halt, as it did in Lake County on Tuesday night when three people, including a 7-...
  • Clermont, and Lake County, government offices closing for the July 4 holiday

      All Florida Department of Health offices in Lake County will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  All offices will reopen on Monday, July 7 with regularly scheduled hours. As in all medical emergencies, residents...
  • Minneola's Donut King adds second location in Winter Park

    Minneola's Donut King adds second location in Winter Park
    Minneola's legendary Donut King has added a second location at 3716 Howell Branch Road in  Winter Park. It's a soft opening so hours are a little haphazard. My editor went twice before the lights were open and doughnut cases were filled this morning.  Not...
  • Free program to offer insight into relieving your knee pain

    With age, the most common cause of chronic knee problems is arthritis, which gradually damages the cartilage cushion in your knees. Florida Hospital Waterman will host "Living With Knee Pain? You May Not Have To," a free educational program. Dr. Jon...
  • Teachers receive scholarships to attend marine science program

    Jennifer Ackerman and Kayla Brown, both fourth-grade teachers at Groveland Elementary School, recently received scholarships to participate in the SEAS (Science Education At Sea) Marine Science summer program from July 13 through 17 at the Florida...
  • Clermont Police Department gets Law Enforcement accreditation

    Clermont Police Department gets Law Enforcement accreditation
    The Clermont Police Department has just been awarded recertification by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation – one of just three Lake County law enforcement agencies that have achieved this standard. The other two are the...
  • Lake County urging that residents follow building codes when constructing a pool

    The Lake County Building Services office is reminding residents that if they decide to build a pool on their property as a way to beat the heat, they need to ensure the construction work is done according to Florida building codes, and that routine pool...
  • Elizabeth Fechtel took her dethroning as Miss Florida in a classy way

    Florida suffered a long decade of derision from other states after its inability to accurately count the results of the 2000 presidential election, throwing into turmoil the outcome of the race. In a more local math misstep, the Lake County school...
  • A tale of 2 Lake County gems

    A tale of 2 Lake County gems
    I once bought an accordion for $50 at the Lake County Musicians Swap Meet. That was an incredible deal because the instrument's built-in amplification unit — essential for jamming with rock bands — was worth more than that modest asking...
  • Kindergarten registration: Do it now, school districts say

    Kindergarten registration: Do it now, school districts say
    Most of us with children in school are  counting down the days until this school year wraps up and summer begins. But if you have a soon-to-be kindergartner, local educators want you thinking about next school year before those vacation days kick in....
  • Vernon Hills police reports: Stolen fitness equipment, heroin possession, disorderly conduct

    Vernon Hills police reports: Stolen fitness equipment, heroin possession, disorderly conduct
    A 20-year-old Mount Prospect man was arrested May 6 in the 700 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. He was charged with the retail theft of fitness merchandise valued at $1,339. A 25-year-old Prospect Heights man was arrested May 6 in the 500 block of...