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  • Department will offer free immunizations in August

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County will offer free required immunizations for students in August. All children attending public or private school must have proof of immunizations — a Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form 680) &#...
  • Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools

    Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools
    Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must extend their day by an hour when school starts next month, a plan some say will boost reading skills but others fear will leave young students sapped and overworked. The 33 schools — on campuses...
  • Nominate deserving alumni of LSSC for award

    Know someone who went to Lake-Sumter State College, formerly Lake-Sumter Community College, who is deserving of special recognition? LSSC is accepting nominations through Aug. 22 for the third annual Distinguished Alumni and LSSC Hall of Fame Awards....
  • 'Red for Ed' school-supply initiative culminates with weigh-in in Tavares

    'Red for Ed' school-supply initiative culminates with weigh-in in Tavares
    TAVARES — People collecting school supplies or food for the "Red for Ed" initiative of the Educational Foundation of Lake County in partnership with THAT! Company can drop off donations from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday along Ruby Street downtown. It's...
  • Leesburg attorney disbarred for misconduct

    Leesburg attorney disbarred for misconduct
    The Florida Supreme Court has ordered a Leesburg lawyer to stop taking new business and to close his practice by early August, when he'll be disbarred for at least five years. Mark F. Germain, who handles mostly criminal law, didn't answer an email...
  • Leesburg ceremony will mark 61st anniversary of end of Korean War

    Leesburg ceremony will mark 61st anniversary of end of Korean War
    LEESBURG — The Korean War ended 61 years ago this week, an anniversary that will be commemorated at a ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Memorial at Fountain Park near City Hall. The signing of the armistace July 27, 1953, will be...
  • Lake County agency will auction animals, including horses, rooster

    Lake County agency will auction animals, including horses, rooster
    Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares. The following animals will be up for auction: a mini stallion, Arabian mare, Arabian gelding and rooster. Animals are sold...
  • Veterans to greet Korean ballplayers

    Chapters 169 and 188 of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Lake County Korean War veterans will have a meet-and-greet Aug. 8 at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe Field, in Venetian Gardens off Dixie Avenue in Leesburg, to welcome collegiate baseball...
  • Barbecue guide covers Orlando, Central Florida

    Barbecue guide covers Orlando, Central Florida
    If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire. In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
  • Spring football games schedule and results

    Spring football games schedule and results
    Thursday, May 15 Foundation 28, Orangewood Christian 7 Lake Minneola 28, Lecanto 0 Oak Ridge at Lake Nona, canceled (weather) Friday, May 16 Naples St. John Neumann 34, Master’s Academy 0 Mount Dora Bible 34, Legacy Charter 14 Chiefland 28,...
  • TFA's Garrett Williams commits to Clemson over FSU, Auburn and Stanford | Video

    TFA's Garrett Williams commits to Clemson over FSU, Auburn and Stanford | Video
    Orlando First Academy tight end Garrett Williams committed to Clemson on Monday during a speakerphone conversation with Tigers head football coach Dabo Swinney. His family and friends gathered at the TFA athletic department office to watch Williams...