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2 more local residents die of COVID-19 as cases mount across tri-county area

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as 112 new cases of the potentially deadly virus were reported Friday in the tri-county area.

Leesburg Art Festival returning to Downtown Leesburg this weekend

The Leesburg Art Festival is returning to Downtown Leesburg this weekend. 

Headlines

12 more local residents die of COVID-19 as Leesburg-area cases on the rise

Twelve more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as a spike in cases was reported Thursday in and around The Villages.

Leesburg preparing to break ground on new $5.2-million aquatic center

The City of Leesburg is preparing to break ground on its new $5.2-million aquatic center.

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Leesburg man pulling unlicensed trailer jailed after traffic stop in Summerfield

An “uncooperative” Leesburg man found himself behind bars Tuesday after he was stopped for pulling a homemade trailer with no license tag behind a pickup truck.

State surgeon general’s death probe delays update of daily COVID-19 numbers

The Florida Department of Health failed to update its COVID-19 website on Wednesday after the state’s surgeon general said he plans to conduct a more thorough review of all fatalities reported to the state.

7 more local COVID-19 deaths as Florida tops 760,000 cases of deadly virus

Seven more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 760,000 cases of the virus.

Leesburg Police searching for 81-year-old man after Silver Alert issued

Leesburg Police officers are searching for a local 81-year-resident who has gone missing.

Crime

Leesburg man pulling unlicensed trailer jailed after traffic stop in Summerfield

An “uncooperative” Leesburg man found himself behind bars Tuesday after he was stopped for pulling a homemade trailer with no license tag behind a pickup truck.

Wildwood man nabbed with stolen gun as he approached Leesburg block party

A Wildwood man was jailed Sunday night after Leesburg Police officers saw him walking toward a block party with a weapon in his pocket.

Leesburg man accused of long-running sex abuse of young girl

A Leesburg man has been accused of the long-running sexual abuse of a young girl.

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Wildwood man nabbed with stolen gun as he approached Leesburg block party

A Wildwood man was jailed Sunday night after Leesburg Police officers saw him walking toward a block party with a weapon in his pocket.

2 more local residents die of COVID-19 as Leesburg sees spike in new cases

Two more local residents have lost their battles with the COVID-19 virus as cases continue to be identified in Leesburg and surrounding areas.

3 more local COVID-19 deaths as tri-county area sees steady increase in cases of deadly virus

Three more local residents have died of COVID-19 as the tri-county continues to see a steady increase in cases of the deadly virus.

Leesburg man accused of long-running sex abuse of young girl

A Leesburg man has been accused of the long-running sexual abuse of a young girl.