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45 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Twenty-year Leesburg Fire Department veteran David Johnson has been tapped to take over as fire chief for Kevin Bowman, who retired in December after being disciplined over plans for a fire-training center, the city said today.
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3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
"I feel blessed to be part of the production," said Kaminsky, who has been acting for about two decades.
The legal battle over a Lake County middle schooler's attempt to start a gay-straight club at her school will continue in federal court despite the school district's efforts to quash the student's lawsuit.
Artists and artisans at the 37th Leesburg Art Festival, which opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, may find their pockets a little fuller than in recent years at the end of the two-day event.
Gluttons for fun are expected to turn out in droves for the annual Pig on the Pond event, which has expanded to include more live entertainment and the addition of events all day Sunday.
If you haven't seen it, take a look at the photograph on the cover of Mickey Carroll's new jazz and blues CD.
Author J.A. Jance had become a bit bored a decade ago with her bestselling series characters Seattle police officer J.P. Beaumont and Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady.
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards in Clermont recently hosted a food and wine pairing to celebrate their recent awards, Florida's wine history and toast to future.
Nearly 70 developmentally-disabled adults and their supporters met recently to form Lake County's second Aktion Club, a Kiwanis-sponsored service organization that helps its members learn leadership skills while contributing to the community.
A 21-year-old man suspected in a rash of car burglaries was arrested after a foot chase, according to the Sheriff's Office.
A Sorrento Elementary School teacher is facing criminal charges after being accused of twice ramming into a Lake County deputy's vehicle while under the influence of a drug and fleeing a traffic stop on her way to school.
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office .
The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is seeking nominations for the 2014 Hidden Heroes of Public Health awards.
Born in 1957, the baby girl who connects two families belonging to a Lake County Alzheimer's patient flew to Orlando recently so that five of nine siblings could be together for the first time ever.
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