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Village of Rio Ponderosa man arrested second time this year in theft at Wal-Mart

A Village of Rio Ponderosa man was arrested for the second time this year after a theft at a Wal-Mart store. James Wallace, 54, on...

Shop With A Cop brings high-schoolers together with Leesburg police officers

They filed into the Leesburg Wal-Mart one by one early Saturday morning, some appearing quite shy and timid as they rounded the corner to...

Woman on the run in Food Stamp fraud case nabbed by Lady Lake police

A woman on the run in a Food Stamp fraud case was nabbed by Lady Lake police. Lanette Danielle Jackson, 38, of Leesburg, had been...

Leesburg commissioners unanimous in slashing city’s building permit fees

In a move that’s likely to encourage future growth, Leesburg commissioners voted Monday night to drastically reduce the city’s building fee structure. The plan calls...

Leesburg High School goes on lockdown after shooting leaves man fatally wounded

Leesburg Police officers were called to a shooting Monday morning that left one man dead and temporarily put Leesburg High School and nearby daycare...

12-year-old killed while trying to cross State Road 44 in Leesburg

A 12-year-old Leesburg boy was killed Tuesday night when he was struck by an SUV while trying to cross State Road 44. Tyler Khargie, who...

Cashier at Villages Wal-Mart arrested on charge of loitering in Mount Dora

A cashier at a Villages Wal-Mart was arrested early Sunday morning on a charge of loitering in Mount Dora. Kiera Nyajia Cooper, 19, of Leesburg,...

Village of Santo Domingo resident arrested with drug paraphernalia

A Village of Santo Domingo resident was arrested with drug paraphernalia after running a stop sign in Leesburg. William Bryan Parsons, 57, who lives at...

Leesburg angler among 170 to compete on prestigious professional fishing tour

Leesburg’s Tim Frederick will be among the 170 professional anglers competing in the 2019 Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Tour. The 24th season for the FLW...

Motorcycle group holding annual toy run Saturday with extravaganza at Gator Harley-Davidson

The Lake County United Motorcyclist Association is planning its 15th annual Toy Run this Saturday, Dec. 1. Those wishing to participate in the can sign...