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Free festival will offer ways to stay healthy and in shape
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:45:25 -0700

City of Clermont will present FitnessPalooza, a health and fitness festival, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Waterfront Park, 330 Third St., on Lake Minneola in Clermont.

It's ridiculous that Florida won't fine Lake over class-size violation
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:28:09 -0700

Lake County admittedly violated an amendment to the Florida Constitution limiting the size of classes in public schools, and the state doesn't care.

Lake County Police Log: Calls include trespassing, shoplifting, assault
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:28:33 -0700

Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section.        

State won't fine Lake for violating class-size law
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:19:54 -0700

Lake school employees have yet to be disciplined for violations The Lake County school district won't be fined by the state for circumventing Florida's voter-approved class-size law at six schools even as school employees who may have contributed to the violations face possible discipline by the superintendent.        

Sex sting bust: Deltona woman arrested for employing teens in prostitution business
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:49:07 -0700

The arrest of a 22-year-old woman in Deltona led investigators to the home where she employed two teenage girls in an online prostitution business.

Obama healthcare law hits milestone | Video
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:14:16 -0700

President Barack Obama's embattled U.S. healthcare law reaches a milestone on Monday with the end of its first enrollment wave.        

Baby fairs seek sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:07:19 -0700

The Young Families Health Initiative Committee of Lake County is seeking sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers for the 25th annual baby fairs.

Utah woman arrested after police find seven dead infants at home
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:59:37 -0700

A Utah woman was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder on Sunday after police found the decomposing bodies of seven infants stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in her former home, authorities said.

Landscape garden fair seek sponsors, vendors
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:52:43 -0700

The third annual Central Florida Landscape & Garden Fair, scheduled for May 3 and 4 at Discovery Gardens at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares, is accepting sponsorships and exhibitor- and food-vendor rentals.

Poetry will be in full bloom this week
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:35:58 -0700

To celebrate National Poetry Month in April the Lake County Library System and W.T. Bland Public Library will offer the following free programs.