A 35-year-old Clermont man has been charged with 11 counts of possessing child pornography after electronic equipment was seized at an Oak Drive residence and the suspect apprehended in another state by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The Loomis Bros. Circus will have four performances in Bushnell on Sept. 6 and 7, with some of the proceeds benefitting the Sumter County Youth Center.
Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely see the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010, experts say.
Fresh off her first-place win earlier this month in the female division of 2014 Panasonic New York City Triathlon, Alicia Kaye of Clermont notched another win Sunday in the 2014 TransAmerica Chicago Triathlon.
Public reporting of Florida panther sightings for the first time has identified one living in Florida’s Green Swamp, an 110,000-acre tract covering portions of Lake, Sumter, Pasco and Polk counties.
Lake County School District officials said this week that the new school year has gotten off to a smooth start, but one school board member expressed concern about seven buses within the district without air conditioning.
For the second time in five months, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida is asking a judge to allow a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) to meet at Carver Middle School.
With his district a major part of a court fight about congressional maps drawn by the Florida Legislature, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla., has established a fund that could be used to pay legal expenses, the National Journal reported.
The Florida Department of Education’s Office of Professional Practices Services has determined that no disciplinary action will be taken against two Lake Minneola High School administrators over this past winter’s class-size violations in the district.
Lake County commissioners Tim Sullivan and Leslie Campione said Wednesday there are ways to reduce a tentative 18 percent increase in property taxes next fiscal year.
Florida orange growers continue to be battered along two fronts with accelerating declines in U.S. orange juice sales and the fruit in their groves.
In the biggest class of recruits since 2006, the Clermont Fire Department will swear in nine firefighters today during an official pinning ceremony.
More than 1,000 teachers from south Lake County’s 17 schools let their hair down for a morning celebration in their honor Thursday.
Fifty-five firearms, including an illegally sawed-off shotgun, were taken off the streets Thursday by Clermont police.
New Beginnings of Clermont is hosting a local-celebrity-studded softball game today.
If you asked children who they enjoyed meeting at Clermont’s recent National Night Out, many of them would probably say Buster the dog.
The death of a 1-year-old toddler in his grandparents’ Groveland home in February remains largely a mystery, although public records related to the case point to two possible causes that are being investigated by authorities.
Two follow-up audits on Lake County Animal Services found the shelter still has problems with cash management, record keeping, proper recording of liens and facility needs.
As south Lake County continues to grow, so does the Hispanic population in the area.