Lake County’s seesaw jobless rate over the first eight months of the year dipped last month after a rise in July.
Three people — including a 37-year-old Clermont woman — have been accused of defrauding more than 100 victims out of more than $10 million.
In honor of the Moonlight Players’ anniversary, this month the theater will put on the first show performed at the warehouse when it opened 20 years ago.
Health officials are urging people in Volusia County to take extra precautions after a 34-year-old woman contracted the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
According to RealtyTrac, Florida leads the nation in foreclosures, despite an overall 3.9 percent decline since last August. More troubling is the 74 percent increase in new foreclosure filings from July to August, and that number is up 24 percent from the prior year.
Gator Harley-Davidson will be having an event Saturday with three actors from FX television network’s “Sons of Anarchy.”
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.
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.
Two people died Saturday night after separate vehicle accidents in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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.
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.
When terrorists attacked the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, people all over the world were shocked.
For the controversy to stop, red-light cameras must go, Clermont City Council members say.
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.
The first Krystal hamburger restaurant in Lake and Sumter counties will open Tuesday in Leesburg, according to the company’s vice president of construction and development.
Lake County Fire Rescue’s Station 20 in Umatilla is not staffed most of the time because firefighters are needed at other stations when firefighters are on leave.
New Beginnings’ annual celebrity softball game brought people out to have a good time for a good cause.