A couple of large yellow chickens — part of an iconic business sign at Leesburg’s Maryland Fried Chicken — are getting a much-needed makeover with help from a city improvement grant.
The forecast for downtown Leesburg Saturday is chili.
A man wanted on murder charges out of Massachusetts was arrested at the Groveland home of his mother Tuesday night.
A national law firm with offices in Palm Beach Gardens filed a class-action lawsuit on Monday to toss out red-light camera citations issued across the state by American Traffic Solutions, the company contracted by the city of Clermont.
Lake County commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday, with Leslie Campione dissenting, to advertise a public hearing to raise school impact fees up to $7,719 per single-family home.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a scam where someone is calling people and asking for money to take care of alleged arrest warrants.
The South Lake Chamber Technology Committee, with support from the Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Department, was recently formed with the goal of promoting the region as a viable location for Central Florida’s booming technology industry.
East Ridge High School's homecoming court took the field Friday night during halftime of the game against Winter Springs High.
Wildlife officials believe a black bear might have been in search of food when it was shot to death during an apparent break-in of a Lady Lake home Wednesday night.
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.
Kaylin Whitney likes to do what every 16-year-old girl does.
Jacob Dimmitt and and Sierra Summers are at home in the water and in the classroom.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
When Josh Acevedo scored his first touchdown earlier this season, Ashlye Short was leading the cheering crowd.
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.
An anti-substance abuse organization aimed at students will host a Town Hall forum tonight on the proposed state amendment to legalize medical marijuana.
Josh Bacon said he wasn’t feeling any added emotion when he reached the tee of the final hole in the last regular-season home golf match of his high school career.