GROVELAND — Two men were arrested Friday morning after Lake County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly caught them planning to firebomb a vehicle with a Molotov cocktail.
GROVELAND — A proclamation seeking to exonerate the Groveland Four has led to threats against Mayor Tim Loucks.
The Florida Department of Education released preliminary grades for the 2014-15 school year showing Lake County improved a letter grade to a ‘B.’
Tavares High School boys basketball coach Zach Anspach has been fired after only one season at the school.
BELLEVIEW — State Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, announced that he has filed the necessary paperwork to run in the newly designated Senate District 12 now that state Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, is running for supervisor of elections in Lake County.
MASCOTTE — Bystanders thought they had saved a 73-year-old Webster man whose car hit a power pole and ended up in a pond Wednesday night, but after being pulled from the water, the man fell unconscious and died.
CLERMONT — Police are rallying around one of their own after an off-duty accident a few days ago critically injured a young officer.
LEESBURG — State Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, has prefiled to run for Lake County supervisor of elections.
CLERMONT — Gas prices on Wednesday were as low as $1.39 a gallon in Clermont — Clermont, Indiana, that is.
CLERMONT — Local Home Depot employees came to the Boys & Girls Club South Lake Unit's aid this week for a badly needed fix-up.
TALLAHASSEE — The next time a bear hunt is conducted in Florida, the hunters could get some additional camouflage.
TAVARES — Despite a subpar season in terms of wins and losses, the Tavares High School football team had its share of talented players.
LEESBURG — The city of Leesburg plans to throw a parade in honor of Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan, a Leesburg High School graduate who played a key role in the Broncos' Super Bowl win Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.
CLERMONT — Fred Sommer, president and founder of Sommer Sports in Clermont, has been inducted into the USA Triathlon Florida Region Hall of Fame.
LEESBURG — Danny Trevathan may have saved his best effort of the season for last.
GAINESVILLE — “Long Road to Freedom: The Florida Black Heritage Trail,” is a new exhibit that opened Monday at the Matheson History Museum in Gainesville.
CLERMONT — Police detectives are still trying to find a vehicle that may be related to the murder of a 21-year-old man gunned down in a grocery store parking lot Friday night.
TALLAHASSEE — A House panel signed off last week on a proposal that would overhaul the state's alimony laws by doing away with permanent alimony and creating a formula based on the length of marriage and the incomes of both spouses to determine payments.
TAVARES — Several Lake County School Board members said this week they are interested in evaluating the feasibility of converting its diesel fuel powered buses to compressed natural gas (CNG) to possibly save money in fuel costs.
LEESBURG — Wynderlon Blue heard the sharp bang early one morning in October and knew what it was.