CLERMONT — The Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce has challenged the Eustis and South Lake chambers to a weight loss competition.
Leesburg has received federal approval for a foreign trade zone at Leesburg International Airport.
LEESBURG — The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation exceeded its $250,000 goal by $6,070 during its annual fundraising campaign, which ran from September through December.
Longtime Lake-Sumter State College President Dr. Charles Mojock announced this week he will retire at the end of this year, capping off a 13-year run at the helm of the college and 40 years overall in education.
While Lake-Sumter State College confers degrees at the end of its fall, spring and summer semesters, it only holds one formal commencement ceremony each spring.
Parents and students are invited to hear the words of motivational speakers John and Brodie Croyle, a father-and-son duo and former football stars, as they present a free program Wednesday designed to empower families.
Joan Bradley Reedy, daughter of renowned bag designer Vera Bradley and the sister of company co-founder Barbara Baekgaard, made a guest appearance for a Vera Bradley Foundation fundraiser held at Alada’s China & Gifts in Leesburg on Friday.
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.
An anti-substance abuse organization aimed at students will host a Town Hall forum tonight on the proposed state amendment to legalize medical marijuana.
A pillow was apparently a 300-pound Leesburg man’s weapon of choice.
Gator Harley-Davidson will be having an event Saturday with three actors from FX television network’s “Sons of Anarchy.”
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.
John and Roseanne Brandeburg loved to host family and friends at their home, Rosanne said of her late husband’s giving spirit.
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.
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.
Shannon Eberenz, of Deltona, was arrested on a charge of grand theft of a motor vehicle after a chase that went through Leesburg, Fruitland Park and into Marion County early Monday morning, police reported.
Prosecutors say they couldn't prove which man man fired the gun that killed Joshua Faile in January
The state is using a $1.08 million federal grant to determine where sinkholes may develop.
Police say a robbery at a country club in The Villages last week appears to have been an inside job.
Lake County commissioners in a 4-1 vote, with Commissioner Jimmy Conner dissenting, approved a controversial peat operation in northwest Lake County Tuesday.
Elizabeth Fechtel, a student at University of Florida, will go on to compete in the Miss America Pageant in September.
He was a pig — literally — at Saturday’s corn-eating contest during Leesburg’s annual downtown Cornfest.
Running on the theme, “Let’s Keep Working,” Gov. Rick Scott continued to hit the campaign trail Wednesday, making a stop at Mathias Foodservice Equipment Co. in Leesburg.