Prescription drugs, hazardous waste to be collected in Groveland
The Lake County Solid Waste Division, in partnership with the city of Groveland’s Police Department, is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted medications and toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way – helping to prevent improper use by others – at an upcoming Prescription Drugs and Household Hazardous Waste Collection. The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 23 in the parking lot of the Groveland Police Department, 408 Orange St., Groveland.
May 17, 2013
County offices, libraries, LakeXpress, all solid-waste operations to close for Memorial Day
All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will be closed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. Offices will reopen Tuesday, May 28.
All Lake County Solid Waste residential collection services will be suspended Monday and resume Tuesday.
May 17, 2013
Animal Services suspends use of night-drop kennels during state health department’s rabies alert
Animal Services Division has been required to temporarily suspend the use of the night-drop kennels that residents can use to give up pets for adoption. The suspension will be effective through July 13, which is 60 days from the date of issuance.
May 16, 2013
Orlando Magic’s senior VP to speak at Eustis High School baccalaureate celebration
Pat Williams, senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic, will be the keynote speaker at the baccalaureate celebration for Eustis High School’s class of 2013. The ceremony will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26 at the First Baptist Church of Eustis, 3551 E. Orange Ave., Eustis.
May 16, 2013
UF/IFAS Lake County Extension to begin new ‘Saturday in the Garden’ series
“Saturday in the Garden” is a new speaker series offered by UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County on the first Saturday of each month. The speaker series will feature an hour-long class on “Florida-Friendly Landscaping,” and will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares.
May 14, 2013
County manager appoints new Animal Services manager May 10, 2013
SBDC classes to help Lake County businesses become state-certified, sell to government May 10, 2013
Lake County sponsoring ‘BlueZberry Festival’ to celebrate agricultural ‘roots’ May 10, 2013
Spring unveils Lake County’s wings, wildflowers May 9, 2013
Hazardous waste to be collected in Umatilla May 7, 2013
SBDC class sponsored by Lake County will help small-business owners correctly classify its workers May 6, 2013
County’s economic improvement leads Groveland business to have open-recruitment event May 6, 2013
Chairman Campione to speak at ribbon-cutting for East Lake Community Park May 6, 2013
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