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Leesburg commissioners extend due diligence period and alter size of land being sold to...

Leesburg City commissioners voted to extend a due diligence period on a 1,127-acre parcel of land the city is selling to The Villages’ developer. The...
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Leesburg commissioners OK fire assessment fees with no increase

The Leesburg City Commission approved a resolution Monday night that keeps annual fire assessment fees for residents and businesses at the same rate that’s...

Leesburg man killed when motorcycle crashes into parked car

A 22-year-old Leesburg man was killed early Sunday morning when his motorcycle crashed into a parked car. Carlos Edgar had been riding 2007 Suzuki motorcycle...

Villager arrested after spotted in SUV in parking lot at Leesburg motel

A Villager was arrested after she was spotted in an SUV in the parking motel at a Leesburg motel. Melissa Mae Mullins, 52, who lives...

Fruitland Park commissioners OK plan for Leesburg church to build campus near Villages neighborhoods

First Baptist Church of Leesburg soon will be expanding into Fruitland Park with its new Village Park Campus. That plan for growth gained the approval...

Fruitland Park agrees to let Leesburg swim team train in city pool

Fruitland Park commissioners approved an agreement Thursday night with the Leesburg Aquatics Club that will allow the swim team to train at the city’s...

Leesburg Commission sets qualifying period for candidates in upcoming election

Three seats on the Leesburg City Commission are up for grabs in the upcoming Nov. 6 election. The qualifying period for those wishing to serve...

Amid emotional pleas, Leesburg commissioners earmark $2.86 million for new pool complex

Emotions ran high Monday night before Leesburg commissioners agreed to set aside $2.86 million for a new pool in the city. After a long debate...
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Toll booth worker charged with stealing money at Leesburg turnpike post

A Leesburg toll taker who admitted to stealing money while on duty was arrested Tuesday night and charged with grand theft. According to Florida Highway...
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Law enforcement makes multiple alcohol and drug arrests during Leesburg Bikefest

Law enforcement made several arrests this past weekend during the Leesburg Bikefest event. Most involved motorcyclists who were taken into custody and charged with...