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Venetian Center in Leesburg

Leesburg Chamber hosting Sunrise Breakfast out of new Venetian Center

The Leesburg Chamber of Commerce will host its Sunrise Breakfast series out of the new Venetian Center beginning next month. 
Scarecrow Stroll

Scarecrow Stroll walk returning to Historic Downtown Leesburg

The Scarecrow Stroll will return to Historic Downtown Leesburg in the coming weeks.

COVID-19 testing will be available at Lake Square Mall, Lake Sumter State College

The following COVID-19 testing options are available for Lake County residents for the week of July 27. Lake Square Mall Testing is $20 each for...

Lake-Sumter State College readies for return of students to campus 

In advance of the fall semester beginning on Aug. 24, Lake-Sumter State College will begin a limited reopening of its campuses for student services...

Leesburg police nab three men suspected of home invasion robbery

Leesburg police officers arrested three men early Monday morning who are accused of committing a home invasion robbery. An officer located a vehicle believed to...

Political strategist for Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney joins Beacon College as VP

A longtime fundraiser and political strategist for three presidential candidates – including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush – with indirect ties to the local...

Leesburg Electric donates retired bucket truck to Lake-Sumter State College

The City of Leesburg Electric has donated a bucket truck to the Lake-Sumter State College Foundation for use by the school’s energy programs. The truck,...

Coronavirus testing offered to Lake County residents at reduced rate

Lake County is offering COVID-19 testing at three locations at a reduced cost. The effort is a joint venture with Adult Medicine of Lake County,...

Villages Steak ‘n Shake still open despite plans to close 57 locations

The popular restaurant chain Steak ‘n Shake is closing 57 of its locations as a result of financial stresses brought on by the Coronavirus...

LSSC official named to national board in student affairs and higher education

A high-ranking official at Lake-Sumter State College has been named as a two-year member of a prestigious board dedicated to student affairs. Dr. Claire Brady,...