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8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
South Lake Hospital, which earlier this year was rated as high-performing in orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for a new skilled-nursing unit focusing on orthopedic rehabilitation.
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12 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Crowds jam downtown Mount Dora for the 35th annual Mount Dora Arts Festival, sponsored by the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, Saturday , Feb. 6, 2010.
13 hrs ago | Englewood Review
March 05, 1916 - November 16, 2013 Harvey H. Brandenburg, Jr., 97, of Englewood died November 16, 2013 at Bay Pines VA Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
17 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
An Ocoee man was jailed Thursday after Lady Lake police suspected he made a fake bomb threat to a restaurant in order to get his waitress girlfriend out of work.
A Good Samaritan who stopped to help with an Interstate 75 traffic crash in Sumter County was struck by a motorist in the early morning darkness, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office .
They buy a pizza and a couple of beers from her downtown restaurant, The Great Pizza Company, and want to take their food and drink to nearby Ferran Park to watch the sunset.
Here's another chance to weigh in on the state Department of Transportation's U.S. Highway 441 corridor study.
In its third year, the Off the Beaten Path tour of artists' studios on Lake has expanded to include more than 50 artists showing at 15 studios.
Santa Claus will be calling children 8 years old and younger whose parents sign up for Mount Dora Parks and Recreation Department's Santa's Switchboard before Dec. 6. Santa Claus will be calling children 8 years old and younger whose parents sign up for Mount Dora Parks and Recreation Department's Santa's Switchboard before Dec. 6. Parents who want ... (more)
The students at Tavares Elementary School didn't just open their hearts to Lex Santo -- they emptied their piggy banks for him.
Local officials are looking at turning a portion of State Road 19 that cuts through town into a three-lane thoroughfare.
Volunteer Tillie Granucci, 66, of Clermont, above, is a big fan of the Leesburg Main Street Christmas House.
The great-great-grandmother from Tavares spent years as a seamstress, sewing custom-made draperies that helped add a touch of class to untold numbers of living rooms and dining rooms.
Although Black Friday started even earlier this year, many Lake County residents refused to let it eat into their Thanksgiving holiday.