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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,...

Lake County woman purchases winning lottery ticket at Leesburg grocery store

A winning $1 million Florida Lottery ticket was purchased recently at a Leesburg grocery store.

Hospice provider awards substantial grant to Lake-Sumter State College nursing program

Vitas Healthcare has awarded a $75,000 grant to Lake-Sumter State College’s newly approved nursing program to reduce the financial burden for students in Lake and Sumter counties who pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Lottery players beware – lucrative ticket purchased in December expires next week

A winning Florida Lottery ticket worth a hefty amount of cash is about to expire and officials are hoping the winner comes forward soon.

Tavares man claims $5 million top prize in Florida Lottery’s Monopoly Scratch-Off game

A Tavares man claimed a $5 million lottery prize Thursday and took home a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,562,000.

Taste of Lake offers sampling of local restaurants at second annual event

The second annual Taste of Lake took place in Leesburg this week. We've got the winners and photos from the event.

Lake County Sheriff Grinnell makes his mark on 740-member department

As well as being a tough cop, Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell also has a wide smile and wicked sense of humor. The video...