LEESBURG — State Rep. Larry Metz, R-Yalaha, has filed legislation prohibiting local governments and state agencies from adopting sanctuary policies that block enforcement of existing federal immigration law.
CLERMONT — A 20-year-old Groveland man was charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a girl 12-16 years of age after fleeing her house nearly naked Sunday.
For many national high school basketball pundits, this was supposed to be a rebuilding year for Montverde Academy.
LEESBURG – Seven memorial wreaths to honor all soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who served this country will be placed at Lone Oak Cemetery during a ceremony on Dec. 12.
LEESBURG — Lake County and local transportation officials remain hopeful they will receive funding for key transportation projects in Lake County in light of Gov. Rick Scott’s budget proposal to invest $9.2 billion in the Department of Transportation’s Work Program.
A cold snap has put a nip in the air this week and made me think of the cold weather to come.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of new single-family home sales in the United States in September dropped 11.5 percent to an annual rate of 468,000.
LEESBURG -- Scott Larson was upset watching his son walk to school in the road because there are no sidewalks.
TALLAHASSEE -- The Atlantic hurricane season is coming to a close for the 10th consecutive year without Florida taking a direct hit.
LEESBURG – What is considered by many as the funniest “Thanksgiving” moment in television history might have originated in Leesburg’s Palm Plaza.
Forget the Christmas displays that begin popping up in stores around October. For sheer holiday spirit, nothing excites the senses like the explosion of light and sound that emanates from the various light-up events around lake and Sumter counties.
Black Friday traditionally has been the start of the holiday shopping season.
Trace McEwen considers Eagles Field to be a second home.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott, in his proposed budget for next fiscal year, matched the $8.5 million that Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has requested to fight a disease causing massive problems in the citrus industry.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's newly released 2016-17 budget proposal includes an increase of $507.3 million toward public education.
GROVELAND — Lake County Sheriff’s deputies charged a woman, who was wearing no pants, with disorderly intoxication and a day later charged a naked man with various drug offenses.
LEESBURG -- AAA is forecasting the busiest Thanksgiving holiday travel season in at least eight years with most of the expected 47 million travelers nationwide traveling by car.
People dressed up as film, television, comic book and video game characters of all kinds descended on the Clermont Arts and recreation Center Sunday for the city’s inaugural Comic Con event.