More than 200 people attended the political hob nob in Eustis Thursday night to hear from candidates running for Eustis City Commissioner and Lake County School Board and to participate in a straw poll.
If East Ridge High School student Dillon Gleeson gets enough votes from his fellow classmates, he could be the county’s first male homecoming queen, Lake County Schools spokesperson Brian Payne said.
A 39-year-old Clermont woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing identities that netted her $4 million from fraudulent tax returns.
A 34-year-old Groveland woman reached out to police to complain about being battered and claimed the drugs in her house belonged to her husband, but she ended up in jail because of them.
Two months into the school year, 64 students at Leesburg Elementary School have missed six or more days of class, a situation the school’s principal calls “unconscionable.”
Clermont police reported Monday afternoon that a 23-year-old black male had been shot in the leg along East Desoto Street.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and local enforcement agencies will be on heightened alert to enforce Florida’s ban on texting while driving this week during National Teen Driver Safety Week.
Because of recent issues with Lake’s new curbside collection process, the county is offering residents tips on how to properly use the new county-issued trash and recycling carts.
In another wrinkle to the controversial use of red-light cameras in Clermont, an appeals court Wednesday said the city of Hollywood violated state law by relying on a private company to issue traffic citations to red-light runners.
A 24-year-old Clermont man was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday for his role in the shooting death of Jose Manuel Santos in 2012.
Two inmates at Lowell Correctional Institution, a women’s prison north of Ocala, have died in the past week. One of them was a Lake County woman
In January 2013, Al Minner and Wayne Saunders were both vying for the position of city manager in Port Orange.
Lake County commissioners unanimously approved an agreement Tuesday with the city of Clermont to fund a traffic signal at N. Hancock Road and Diamond Club Drive.
Athletes – many of them from The Villages – lined up along the edge of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center pool in Gainesville, preparing to dive with arched backs into the crystal blue.
Two golf courses in Lake County are among 50 public-access courses across the state named to the newly created Florida Historic Golf Trail.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher said Florida State's Jameis Winston has committed no crime and is adamant the quarterback will not miss any games this season due to an ongoing sexual assault investigation.
As of July, records show half-dozen lawsuits and formal complaints have been filed against Mascotte by former and current employees who say they have been wronged, discriminated against or harassed in one form or another by city officials.
Lake County Schools have immediately suspended benchmark tests to students in grades 7 through 11 to give teachers more time to adapt to the new Florida Standards.