Submitted by Ray Goodgame, Clermont Councilman, Seat 2 I want to take this opportunity to give you a quick review of the FY 2019 budget. Clermont citywide budget totals $148,514,879 which is $7,585,809 or 4.86% less than the current year’s budget. The...
An open house was recently held at the Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, Joe H. and Loretta Scott Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion to proudly showcase the newly built, state of the art facility, located at 16966 Cagan Ridge Blvd,...
Qualifying emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies are encouraged to apply for $33,276 in federal funds awarded to Lake County through the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. A...
Groveland City Council voted unanimously on Monday to fund a certified school resource officer at Groveland Elementary School. The cost to the city will be $38,000 with Lake County Schools funding the remaining $40,000. The total includes the officer’s salary...
The City of Minneola is hosting a Back-to-School Forum on Tuesday, July 24.  Parents can learn more about the vision for Lake County Schools, after-school activities, organizations and other resources. Updates will be provided by Superintendent of Lake County Schools...
Three Lake County commissioners were honored at the 2018 Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Annual Conference in Orange County. Chairman Tim Sullivan and Commissioners Wendy Breeden and Sean Parks were honored with the Presidential Advocate recognition, which is given to...
Today in Union Park the South Lake Little League Juniors continued their undefeated postseason with a 10-2 win over St. Cloud and a 20-8 win over Union Park to claim the Section 5 Championship bringing Lake County another banner!...
Raising chickens in urban areas across the United States is gaining in popularity.  Chickens have been known to make good pets and provide companionship; and unlike a dog or cat, can deliver fresh eggs to the household. As more urbanites...
In a rush to do the right thing, Tallahassee passed a law to protect the safety of Florida students, however, they failed to provide adequate funding to implement and enforce the law, leaving the ownership to the county school...
Lake County is continuing its bear-resistant garbage cart program and has received another batch of specialized carts available for county residents living in areas with the most reported human-bear interactions. The carts, purchased through a $85,508 Florida Fish & Wildlife...
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