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  • Free program of classes can help you quit tobacco habit

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County in conjunction with the Central Florida Area Health Education Center is sponsoring a free six-week and a two-hour smoking-cessation programs (all forms of tobacco), which includes free nicotine-replacement...
  • 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) &#...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Deadline coming up for nominations to Lake County Women's Hall of Fame

    The deadline for the public to nominate outstanding Lake County women to be considered for induction into the Lake County Women’s Hall of Fame is Friday, Aug. 15. Nominees must have made significant contributions to the improvement of life for...
  • Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services

    Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services
    A rooster, and several horses are among the animals that will be up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 9, when the Lake County Animal Services hosting an animal auction at 11 a.m. at the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares. The following animals will be up...
  • Family, community mourn deaths of victims killed in baseball-bat bludgeonings

    Family, community mourn deaths of victims killed in baseball-bat bludgeonings
    TAVARES — Three coffins adorned with red carnations rested on the altar of the New Life Church of God on Thursday as sobbing friends and loved ones tried to come to terms with the slayings of a mother, her son and daughter at the hands of a man...
  • Tiny kitten rescued from drain pipe in Clermont

    Tiny kitten rescued from drain pipe in Clermont
      It took nearly a dozen professionals, including four Lake County Fire personnel and two Animal Control officers, to rescue a 6-week-old kitten trapped in a drain pipe in Clermont today. But they got the job done. The tiny black cat, nicknamed...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight Back to school block party   Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando,  will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Fair/Festival   Community Unity Festival: Backpack giveaway, exercise programs,  games, entertainment and a DJ, live music by LA Robinson and  Streetlife. 9 a.m. Saturday,...
  • By car or boat: Waterfront restaurants near Orlando

    By car or boat: Waterfront restaurants near Orlando
    From dive-bar casual to Margaritaville wannabes to simply sophisticated, the dining options on Central Florida's waterways include a myriad of choices. We set out in search of eats along the St. Johns River from Astor to Sanford, the scenic Intracoastal...