Angry that his wife was making Christmas presents for their children’s teachers instead of focusing her attention on him, a 31-year-old Clermont man allegedly began hitting her in the head Thursday night while she held their 6-month-old baby, an arrest affidavit states.
A Groveland motorist crashed into a retaining wall during a high speed chase with Lake County sheriff’s deputies Thursday.
Lake Minneola High School was one of just 55 high schools in Florida to improve a letter grade when the Florida Department of Education released its high school grades Thursday.
Lake County commissioners will review whether they can amend the county and cities’ interservice boundary agreements to prevent a portion of a neighborhood from being annexed.
The Historic Village in Clermont is being readied for “Holidays in the Village,” a four-day celebration intended to highlight what this time of year may have been like in much simpler times.
The Lake County School Board voted 4-1, with Marc Dodd dissenting, to give embattled Superintendent Susan Moxley a two-year contract that initially cuts her pay but contains financial incentives based on her performance.
In 2013, the founder of New Beginnings — a program that helps homeless residents get back on their feet — received approval from Clermont City Council Members to build 108 condos for seniors.
The Clermont Police Department and a 14-year officer who has been the focus of several professional standards complaints have agreed to part ways.
A tiny reptile that looks like a cross between a worm and a snake will delay construction of the joint city of Clermont and Lake County fire station for nearly a year, Lake County Assistant Fire Chief Jack Fillman said.
For 10 years, Caponi’s Cannolis School of the Arts, led by Jennifer and Angelo Caponi, has been a staple in the south Lake community.
The Moonlight Players’ Warehouse Theater in Clermont is presenting Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” a holiday classic in which the miser Ebenezer Scrooge discovers the true spirit of the season after he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.
Saying personal privacy rights are at risk, two local state lawmakers say they plan to file bills addressing private-sector drones and tracking devices.
A 19-year-old Mascotte man was charged with armed burglary after he fell through the ceiling of Groveland bakery — almost hitting the owner — and landed on a rack of potato chips.
Lake County commissioners Tuesday presented Rosanne Brandeburg and her son, Tyler Brandeburg, with an award in memory of John Brandeburg and his contributions to the community.
A 62-year-old Clermont woman died Friday afternoon after she lost control of her car and hit a tree.
It wasn’t too difficult for a Lake County sheriff’s deputy to spot marijuana during a traffic stop Thursday when the words “Purple Skunk” were written on a package found in a Groveland man’s car.
Lake County has 361 school classes with more students than allowed by the state, which is 32 times the number of classes exceeding enrollment caps in all seven neighboring counties combined, according to the Florida Department of Education.
Editor's Note: As part of its day-long exposure to local media, the class of Leadership Lake County covered a mock exercise involving an Ebola scare. The following accounts and photos are the products of their reporting Wednesday morning.
A former “Swamp Brothers” star and his business partner in the Glades Herp Farm in Sumter County have been sentenced on charges of conspiracy to traffic in state and federally protected reptiles.