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  • Lake schools will close during July Fourth week

     
    The Lake County School District district office in Tavares and school sites will close July 4-8 in order to save utility costs. The closing was just one way the school board hopes to save money to fill budget deficits. Administrators hope to save $145,000...
  • Lake teacher gets state reprimand for drunk crash

     
    A Eustis High School math teacher received a reprimand, two-year probation and fine from the Department of Education after being arrested for driving drunk. Joseph Campbell, 54, was arrested July 8, 2010 after his breath-alcohol content measured .202...
  • Lobbying begins for Son of SunRail

     
    By Martin E. Comas, Orlando Sentinel When Gov. Rick Scott gave the green light for building SunRail — the commuter train linking DeLand with Poinciana through downtown Orlando — the good news wasn't limited to those along the Interstate 4...
  • Lake School Board tax rate likely will decrease

     
    The Lake County School Board will have a lower tax rate if its new 2011-2012 rate is approved in the coming months. This year’s rate is tentatively set at $7.39 for every $1,000 of home value after homestead exemption. That’s about 13 cents...
  • Tavares Fantasy 5 ticket worth $55K expires this month

     
    If you have ever played Fantasy 5 at the Sunshine Express at 105 W. Burleigh Blvd. in Taveres, cancel you weekend plans and go on a treasure hunt. The Florida Lottery says a Fantasy 5 ticket from that store is going to expire later this month. This a a...
  • Local chefs honored by American Culinary Federation

     
    Russell Scott, executive chef at Isleworth Golf & Country Club, Windermere, Fla.; Jeffrey Rotz, of Tavares, Fla., culinary educator and member of ACF Gulf to Lake Chefs & Cooks Association; and Desmond D’Souza, executive chef/owner, Clay Oven Indian...
  • Lake County Schools streams meetings online

     
    Now, you too can catch up on missed Lake County School Board from the comfort of your own computer. The Lake County School Board will be streaming and archiving more of its regular meetings for free viewing and playback. The district will be using a web-...
  • Lake bell schedules remain the same as last year

     
    Start and dismissal times will remain the same this year as last year for Lake County Schools. Classes start Monday morning for about 40,000 Lake County students. Generally, elementary schools begin the day at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m.; middle schools...
  • Lake Renaissance fair to raise funds for education group

     
    A small corner of Lake County will be teeming with medieval swashbuckling, roasted turkey legs and Celtic Mayhem as part of an education foundation fundraiser in early November. The Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire, open Nov. 3-6, usually attracts...
  • Senate candidate Craig Miller injured in motorcycle accident; Miller On Main Street campaign event postponed

     
    Updated at 12:41 p.m. with information from the Florida Highway Patrol: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Craig Miller reportedly got off with scrapes and bruises after being involved in a motorcycle accident in Altamonte Springs Sunday. Miller, 62, of...
  • Several Central Florida teams competing in Titusville this weekend

     
    One of the state’s biggest high school cross country races, the flrunners.com Invitational 12, will be held Friday and Saturday at Chain of Lakes Park in Titusville. Several of Central Florida’s top teams and runners, including Circle...