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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Speeding vehicle slams into parked Leesburg fire engine at crash scene

Leesburg firefighters escaped injury early Saturday morning when a vehicle slammed into a ladder truck that had responded to an earlier crash.

Clay Electric Foundation’s grant to help Lake County students on reading scores

Lake County students who are at risk for not graduating high school due to low performing reading scores will receive extra help, thanks to a donation from the Clay Electric Foundation.

Headlines

Marion County resident dies of COVID-19 as new cases reported in Leesburg area

One more local resident has died of COVID-19 as 17 more cases were reported Sunday in Leesburg and throughout Lake County.

Leesburg man nabbed after multiple items go missing from his former group home

A Leesburg man was jailed Thursday after being accused of breaking into a group home where he had once lived.

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No new local COVID-19 deaths but Leesburg quickly approaching 1,200 cases

No new local COVID-19 deaths were reported Saturday but Leesburg added four new cases for a total of 1,192.

Funding increased for Lake CARES Business Assistance Program

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners has approved increasing grant award amounts for all qualified for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations impacted by COVID-19.

Leesburg Bikefest officially canceled for 2020 by COVID-19 pandemic

Leesburg’s highly popular Bikefest has been canceled for the second time this year by the COVID-19 crisis.

Beverly Shores student among nine new COVID-19 cases in Lake County Schools

A student at Beverly Shores Elementary School in Leesburg is among the nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in Lake County Schools. Leesburg-News.com’s Larry D. Croom has an update on cases of the potentially deadly virus in all three local school districts.

Crime

Leesburg man nabbed after multiple items go missing from his former group home

A Leesburg man was jailed Thursday after being accused of breaking into a group home where he had once lived.

Leesburg man nabbed after allegedly striking bicyclist and fleeing from officer

A Leesburg man found himself behind bars Tuesday night after fleeing from a police officer who reported seeing him hit a bicyclist with his vehicle.

Deputies revive wanted Leesburg man after high-speed chase ends in crash

A Leesburg man with a penchant for fleeing from Lake County sheriff’s deputies was jailed early Sunday morning after a high-speed chase ended in a crash.

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Obituaries

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8 more local residents die of COVID-19 as tri-county area continues to add cases

Eight more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as the tri-county area reported 105 news cases of the virus on Friday.

Leesburg man nabbed after allegedly striking bicyclist and fleeing from officer

A Leesburg man found himself behind bars Tuesday night after fleeing from a police officer who reported seeing him hit a bicyclist with his vehicle.

8 more local residents die of COVID-19 as new cases pop up in Leesburg area

Eight more local residents have died of COVID-19 as new cases continued to be reported Thursday in and around Leesburg.

7 more local residents succumb to COVID-19 as Florida tops 13,000 virus-related victims

Seven more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as Florida topped 13,000 deaths connected to the fast-spreading virus.