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10 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
CareerSource Central Florida has developed a year-round youth program to assist ages 16 to 21 who reside in Lake, Sumter, Osceola, Orange and Seminole counties with up to a year of training, education opportunities such as a GED or high school diploma, and assist with funding post-secondary schooling options.
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14 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
"In the 1500s people wrote poems about Florida," author and historian Jim Clark said.
18 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office .
19 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
The Marion Baysinger Memorial Library in Groveland in partnership with B.B. Brown's Gardens in Clermont , will present "Gardens for Lake County," an interactive program.
University students who go south for their study break usually do so for fun and relaxation, but some from Nova Scotia spent their break using saws and hammers.
East Lake County Library in Sorrento will host its annual Bluegrass Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 at the library, 31340 S. County Road 437.
She and her partner, Robin Schutte, both of Oviedo , who tell stories in tandem as Tales Two Tell, are among the featured storytellers at this year's 30th Annual Florida StoryFest, put on by the Florida Storytellers Association, which welcomed participants Thursday evening.
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.
"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.