If the Lake County School Board approves changes to the district’s policy regarding clubs and organizations Monday, the National Honor Society and Student Government Association will lose stipends for teacher oversight, possibly ending that sponsorship and the groups’ ability to continue meeting.
L ake County’s Emergency Management Division is conducting daily surveys in the Astor area to monitor St. Johns Riving flooding, since the forecast indicates more significant rain.
A pillow was apparently a 300-pound Leesburg man’s weapon of choice.
The Southeast Regional Schutzhund Championships and Field Trials were held in Groveland over the weekend, featuring about a dozen highly trained German shepherds and Belgian Malinois and one Rottweiler.
Thousands of students, staff members, first responders and area residents had their day disrupted Monday when bomb threats were called in to three south Lake Schools.
Though she has not been formally sworn into office, newly elected state Rep. Jennifer Sullivan, R-Mount Dora, is making plans to run again in 2016.
A single-vehicle accident near Mascotte early Saturday morning ripped a 2008 Nissan Altima in half, killed one young man and sent three others to area hospitals, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Two Lake County firefighters are okay after their fire truck rolled over while on route to a medical call.
A 33-year-old Davenport woman was killed in a single-car crash early Friday morning just outside of Clermont.
Thieves broke into a construction site for South Lake Hospital’s new skilled nursing unit this week and stole at least $10,000 worth of copper, Clermont police said.
A 19-year-old Groveland man was arrested Monday on accusations that he repeatedly had sex with a middle-school student.
The St. Johns River Water Management District, which covers 18 Florida counties, including Lake, gave final approval on Tuesday to a fiscal year 2014-15 budget that reduces the rate for taxpayers.
Lake County commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to deny a land use request for a country store and gas station at Lakeshore Drive and Hull Road, which is in the Green Swamp area, determined an area of “statewide environmental value.”
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.
Gator Harley-Davidson will be having an event Saturday with three actors from FX television network’s “Sons of Anarchy.”
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.
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.