Holding signs that read, “Recess is a must,” and “We want recess back,” several parents gathered in front of two local schools this week to argue for the need for a district-wide recess policy.
Chief Academic Officer David Christiansen released the district’s academic district-wide review Monday, showing areas for improvement in reading scores in specific grade levels, the need to close the achievement gap for some subgroups, improve attendance rates and reduce disciplinary infractions.
President Barack Obama will travel to Tampa on Tuesday and visit U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.
Two people died Saturday night after separate vehicle accidents in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A site in western Port St. Lucie has been recommended for the state’s seventh veterans’ nursing home, beating out a Marion County site that would have served former service people within a 75-mile radius of Ocala.
A Groveland motorist was arrested on DUI and other charges early Friday after failing to move over, and nearly hitting Lake County sheriff’s deputies working a traffic stop.
When terrorists attacked the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, people all over the world were shocked.
A 44-year-old Clermont woman was charged with aggravated battery after she allegedly struck her boyfriend twice with a car after he left their home to cool off following an argument.
For the controversy to stop, red-light cameras must go, Clermont City Council members say.
Earlier this month, Winter Garden city commissioners voted to start their meetings with a moment of silence instead of a prayer, which longtime Clermont resident Choice Edwards had requested.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office detectives reported Wednesday they are looking for a 15-year-old who possibly ran away last week.
Lake County Schools is one of two school districts in the nation to land a major, $4 million grant for professional learning.
John and Roseanne Brandeburg loved to host family and friends at their home, Rosanne said of her late husband’s giving spirit.
A man charged by police with defecating in a wooded area outside a Mount Dora bar has filed a federal lawsuit contending his civil rights were violated.
A 67-year-old Leesburg man died Thursday afternoon when his motorcycle was hit by a pickup truck south of Astatula, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
A 28-year-old Clermont man — who was already in the Lake County jail after being accused of showing up at the girl’s home the day before and refusing to leave — was also charged for lewd and lascivious battery on Wednesday.
Lake Square Mall in Leesburg, which was purchased five months ago by a New York investment group, has been sold to a Turkish company called Via Properties.
Sixty seven people have been arrested during an operation that Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders says has dismantled a major drug ring in south Lake County.
A 25-year-old Clermont man is suing the Florida Department of Transportation, claiming an incorrectly installed guardrail caused him to lose his leg after a 2010 vehicle accident in Groveland.
Motorists who recently received a ticket from Waldo Police Cpl. Kenneth Smith may be in luck.