Lake County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
15 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
The University of Florida/Marion County Extension Service will present "Take Charge of Your Diabetes ," a 9-part series about controlling and managing Type 2 diabetes in adults, at On Top of the World's Master the Possibilities Learning Education Center, 8415 S.W. 80th St., Ocala.
19 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
As Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis decides the fate of virtually all the Congressional districts in Central Florida, some of the area's Democratic state lawmakers gathered in Kissimmee and Orlando to decry the possibility that Hispanics may lose power.
Both Glo Smith and Thuy Lowe are credible candidates in the 5th District, which has become the source of ongoing controversy over its geographical boundaries.
The 10th annual Pink Tea, which will help raise money for free mammograms, is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Dora First Baptist Church, 1000 E. First Ave. Participants are encouraged to dress up in their favorite outfits from the 1920s.
While Amanda Warren's production of "Legally Blonde" swept the awards for theater's 39th season in the musical category, including production of the year, Joel Warren focused on the backstage winners.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2013 CA 000312 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,, AS TRUSTEE FOR LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WL2, Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH M. JENKINS, et al, Defendant .
Leesburg city commissioners on Monday unanimously voted to keep their Fire Department rather than disbanding it and contracting with Lake County to provide service.
Summer's too valuable to waste - that was the attitude of kids who spent their school break cultivating their creativity at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts.
Two years ago, Highland Lakes residents looked on with curiosity as workers dismantled the community's landmark 180-foot, 29-year-old water tower that held 200,000 gallons.
WHEN FANS CAN MEET THE STARS OF THE FILM. WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS IN LAKE COUNTY, A 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS ATTACKED BY A STRANGER IN HER OWN HOME AND RIGHT NOW THAT PERSON IS ON THE RUN.
The Lake Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who they think attacked a 14-year-old girl while she was sleeping in her home.
Richard Peeples gets a kick out of kids, and likewise. The Orlando children's performer, who goes by "Mr. Richard," plays more than 300 shows annually including recently, above, at the Leesburg Public Library.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:01 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC