South Lake Press

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  • Violent inmate at it again, attacks detention officer

    TAVARES – A Lake County Jail inmate with a history of violent behavior toward residents, the elderly, paramedics and fellow inmates is now accused of attacking a detention deputy and breaking his nose.

    • icon posted: August 26
  • Detention officer jailed on domestic battery charges

    MINNEOLA -- A Lake County jail detention officer found himself on the wrong side of the bars Thursday night after he allegedly pushed his wife during an argument.

    • icon posted: August 26
  • State clamps down on troubled MPO

    TAVARES — The Florida Department of Transportation will exert greater oversight of the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization, which was cited several months ago for operational problems and mismanaging road grants.

    • icon posted: August 26
  • County invests in storm warning system

    TAVARES — Lake County Emergency Management and weather officials warn residents to keep a close eye on the development of a tropical system, known as Invest 99L, in the coming days.

    • icon posted: August 25
  • CEMEX reaches settlement to reduce pollution

    TAVARES — A global building materials company seeking to build a controversial sand mine in south Lake has reached a settlement with the Depar…

    • icon posted: August 23