COVID-19 has claimed eight more local residents as new cases of the deadly virus continued to be reported Sunday across the tri-county area and Florida at an alarming rate.
Lake County Schools is partnering with the Department of Health in Lake County and the Board of County Commissioners to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations to certain employees.
Leesburg Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who was involved in a recent felony criminal mischief case.
A whopping 63 new deaths were reported from COVID-19 in the tri-county area on Saturday, marking the largest number of fatalities reported in a single day since the deadly virus was first identified in Florida in March.
On the day when Florida reported that more than 849,000 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 15 more residents succumbed to the virus and more than 16,000 new cases were reported across the Sunshine State.
With temperatures expected to drop Saturday, Lake County is activating a shelter for those vulnerable to cold weather.
A 19-year-old Leesburg man was jailed recently after stolen handguns were found inside a vehicle during a traffic stop.
COVID-19 has claimed seven more local residents as Leesburg hit a milestone in the cumulative number of cases of the virus that have been reported in the city.
A Lake County sheriff’s animal enforcement officer is being lauded for rescuing a dog that was trapped in an alligator-infested swampy marsh in the Bassville Park area in Leesburg.
Six more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida reported close to 14,000 new cases of the virus on Wednesday.