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2007 News Releases
Environmental Services prepares for holiday tree pick-up December 28, 2007
Employees of Lake County Board of Commissioners get into the gift-giving mood for the holiday season December 21, 2007
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team offers holiday wishes and driving safety tips December 20, 2007
Lake County Agricultural Center has additional copies of the 2007 U.S. Census of Agriculture available December 20, 2007
Supervisor of Elections Office open on Dec. 24, 31 December 19, 2007
Lake County Government, Clerk of Courts and Health Department offices to close for the holidays December 13, 2007
Department of Public Safety warns of fraudulent solicitors December 13, 2007
Tree-Top Lodge tour to teach participants about the Division of Forestry's stewardship program December 13, 2007
Park rangers to lead bicycle ride along South Lake Trail December 11, 2007
Demolition of buildings to commence to make room for new government office building, parking garage December 6, 2007
Next regularly scheduled Lake County Board of County Commissioners meeting to be held at 5:05 p.m. on Dec. 11 December 6, 2007
REMINDER: Lake County Animal Services' free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats is Saturday December 5, 2007
Canceled: Lake County Tack & Equipment Sale on Dec. 15 December 5, 2007
Parks & Trails to host two classes geared toward educators November 29, 2007
Lake County Commissioner appointed to NACo committee November 29, 2007
Lake County is requesting proposals for grant funding November 29, 2007
County Commissioners make call for additional applicants to the Alternative Funding Transportation Task Force November 27, 2007
Emergency officials urge Eustis residents to return surveys November 27, 2007
Park rangers to host nature hike at PEAR Park November 27, 2007
Learn how to reduce holiday calories without sacrificing flavor at two upcoming Lake County Extension programs November 27, 2007
Decorated tree to honor Lake County veterans November 20, 2007
County, Clerk of Courts and Health Department offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 22, 23 November 15, 2007
Board of County Commissioners sets public hearing date to consider proposed school impact fees November 15, 2007
Several more opportunities are available to catch County Commission's annual State of the County presentation November 15, 2007
Lake County Department of Community Services requests proposals for grant funding from three different programs November 14, 2007
State of the County presentation includes induction of two new members into the Women's Hall of Fame November 13, 2007
Lake County's Growth Management director resigns November 13, 2007
New Lake County fire station to open on Nov. 11; public can stop by during open house on Nov. 13 November 9, 2007
County Commissioner congratulates green initiative by local inn November 9, 2007
Lake County to recognize graduation, promotion of firefighters November 8, 2007
Public Transportation Division schedules public meetings to receive comments about proposed bus route changes November 8, 2007
Lake County rangers to guide hike at Pine Forest Park November 8, 2007
Commissioners recognize doctors volunteering in We Care November 6, 2007
Lake County encourages residents to help 'Stuff the Bus' November 6, 2007
Public meeting scheduled to discuss improvements to Cherry Lake, Jalarmy and East Apshawa roads November 6, 2007
Lake County honored with national award for 2006 annual report November 2, 2007
UPDATED: Block party organized to help Eustis tornado victims November 2, 2007
Officials from Lake County's property appraiser, sheriff and growth management offices to speak at chamber meeting November 2, 2007
County, Clerk of Courts and Health Department offices to close on Nov. 12 to observe Veterans Day November 1, 2007
Lake County to host State of the County event on Nov. 13 November 1, 2007
Department of Public Safety reminds residents to change batteries in smoke detectors for daylight-saving time October 29, 2007
Lake County rangers to guide hike at Lake Idamere Park October 29, 2007
Pickle festival could be the 'bread and butter' of the Lake County Historical Museum's annual events October 26, 2007
Montverde, Lake County officials to celebrate park improvements as part of the Annual Montverde Day Festival October 26, 2007
Department of Public Works to host meeting to discuss bridge on Lakeshore Drive October 26, 2007
Two carnivals are coming to Lake County October 25, 2007
Learn about the fall harvest's bounty during this program October 25, 2007
Loan application deadlines for businesses affected by Christmas or Groundhog Day tornadoes are approaching October 24, 2007
What the dill? Lake museum to host pickle festival October 23, 2007
Lake County's economic development director appointed to Florida Redevelopment Association's Board of Directors October 22, 2007
Lake County encourages residents and visitors to participate in 'Show Off Your Sunshine' sweepstakes October 19, 2007
Animal Services schedules second free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, Dec. 8 October 19, 2007
Motorists should expect traffic delays Oct. 20 in South Lake County October 18, 2007
Extension Office offers 2-part osteoporosis prevention program October 17, 2007
Extension Office presents 2 farming programs on Oct. 24 October 17, 2007
Mount Plymouth-Sorrento planning committee will hold its first quarterly report meeting on Oct. 16 October 15, 2007
Lake County rangers to guide paddling adventure in Groveland October 15, 2007
Meeting scheduled for Kurt Street project alternatives October 15, 2007
Park rangers to host educational event for children October 10, 2007
Lake County Web site wins outstanding achievement award October 10, 2007
Lake County to host seminar for community leaders October 5, 2007
Lake County Extension Office introduces new series of educational programs beginning on Oct. 10 October 5, 2007
Lake County reminds residents to practice an escape plan October 5, 2007
Extension agent to discuss food safety at chamber meeting October 5, 2007
Park rangers to guide nature hike at PEAR Park October 4, 2007
LASER asks for victims help in reporting tornado damage October 3, 2007
County Commissioners approve new lobbying ordinance October 2, 2007
County's public-lands program acquires its 7th property this year September 28, 2007
LASER volunteers to assist with tornado cleanup September 26, 2007
2.5-mile South Clermont Connector opens for motorists September 26, 2007
FDOT to host seminar about agricultural transportation September 26, 2007
Learn about fall wildflowers on Sept. 30 at PEAR Park September 25, 2007
LASER makes call for donations, volunteers September 24, 2007
Property-damage estimate from tornado totals nearly $6.2 million September 23, 2007
Tornado in Eustis reconfirms the need for residents to utilize NOAA weather radios September 21, 2007
VolunteerLAKE deploys three VISTA members into the community September 21, 2007
South Lake Chamber to host job fair on Sept. 28 September 21, 2007
LakeXpress rolls along one month after fares are instituted September 21, 2007
Lake County to celebrate National Pollution Prevention Week on Sept. 22 September 21, 2007
*** STORM UPDATE FROM EUSTIS *** Fourth Update September 21, 2007
Homeowners in storm-affected area need to avoid unlicensed contractors September 21, 2007
*** STORM UPDATE FROM EUSTIS *** Third Update September 21, 2007
*** STORM UPDATE FROM EUSTIS *** Second Update September 21, 2007
***STORM UPDATE FROM EUSTIS*** September 21, 2007
Health Department issues food, water safety tips (en Español) September 20, 2007
Importance of conserving water (en Español) September 20, 2007
Commonly asked questions regarding boil water advisories (en Español) September 20, 2007
What is a boil water notice? (en Español) September 20, 2007
Safety tips after the tornado September 20, 2007
Lake County Commissioners promote Family Day on Sept. 24 September 18, 2007
Four clay roads are focus of public meeting with Public Works September 18, 2007
Paddling excursion on Sept. 22 at Lake Jem Park cancelled September 18, 2007
Department of Public Works to host meeting for Radio Road project September 17, 2007
Lake County fire official graduates from national program September 13, 2007
Emergency Management to hold two meetings about public-safety response to Groundhog Day tornadoes September 10, 2007
Free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats is Saturday September 10, 2007
Extension Office to host program for small businesses about agricultural labor issues and H-2A guest worker September 10, 2007
Come be a Part of a New Management Program being Launched to Help Protect the Wekiva Wild & Scenic River! September 10, 2007
Parks & Trails to host charrette for trails master plan study September 7, 2007
Dog park at Lake Idamere to close on Sept. 15 for event September 7, 2007
Help Lake County 'corral' pollution at national prevention week event on Sept. 22 in Eustis September 4, 2007
County official to discuss disaster planning at chamber meeting September 4, 2007
One week remains to register for Annual Elder Symposium August 31, 2007
Meeting scheduled to discuss safety improvements for curve in County Road 455 at Howey Heights August 31, 2007
Lake County rangers to guide hike at Pine Forest Park August 31, 2007
Technology opens new portal of information for public; streamlines Lake County Commission agenda process August 31, 2007
Paramedics positioned on the water to better respond to holiday weekend emergency calls August 30, 2007
Fla. Lakes Symphony readies for its third season August 30, 2007
County, Clerk of Courts and Health Department to close for Labor Day August 27, 2007
Lake County Commissioner appointed to NACo committees August 27, 2007
Annual Elder Symposium to feature keynote speaker Jake Vest August 23, 2007
Animal Services to host first-ever rabies vaccine clinic August 23, 2007
Lake County Law Library to close on Aug. 21 & 22 for relocation August 20, 2007
Property Appraiser's Office unveils improved Web site August 20, 2007
Residents encouraged to attend meet-and-greet event with park rangers August 20, 2007
County receives grant to help uninsured children enroll in KidCare August 20, 2007
Introductory free fares for LakeXpress to end Friday, Aug. 17 August 16, 2007
Public Works to hold public meeting for CR 19A study August 16, 2007
Lake County nets 5 media awards at annual conference August 15, 2007
Two weeks remain to view 'Spanish Pathways through Fla.' exhibit August 15, 2007
Residents need to be aware of heat exhaustion symptoms August 10, 2007
Annual Back-to-School Safety Fair is on Aug. 18 August 10, 2007
County recognizes community for life-saving deeds August 7, 2007
Lake County Extension Office to host 'citrus health response plan' meeting on Aug. 21 August 7, 2007
Social services needs assessment continues with three remaining focus groups on Aug. 15 & 16 August 3, 2007
Academy offers an up-close view into County government August 3, 2007
Construction begins for new Lake Jem fire station August 2, 2007
Lake County rangers to guide paddling adventure at Lake Idamere July 31, 2007
Leesburg chamber to cut ribbon for new downtown bus line July 31, 2007
Assortment of Lake County agencies to practice school-disaster response during July 31 drill July 30, 2007
Lake County erects signs at the borders of the Green Swamp July 24, 2007
Leesburg philanthropist to be honored with statewide award July 20, 2007
University of Central Fla. to assist Lake County with conducting social services needs assessment July 17, 2007
LASER to schedule more interviews with residents affected by the Feb. 2 tornadoes July 13, 2007
New tornado housing-assistance program to begin with four informational meetings July 13, 2007
Lake County to observe Probation, Parole & Community Supervision Week beginning July 15 July 13, 2007
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with summer bird survey at Ferndale Preserve July 12, 2007
Lake County Public Safety rescinds countywide burn ban July 11, 2007
National Association of Counties honors Lake County with its 25th achievement award July 10, 2007
REMINDER: Lake County to celebrate Arnold Brothers improvements on Wednesday, July 11 July 10, 2007
Lake County rangers to guide hike at Palatlakaha River Park July 10, 2007
Welcome Center celebrates its 425,000 visitor July 3, 2007
Lake County Extension Office offers new educational workshop, 'Build Your Bones' July 3, 2007
Lake County to celebrate newly revamped park on July 11 July 2, 2007
Lake County Historical Museum introduces new 'Spanish Pathways through Fla.' exhibit July 2, 2007
County, Clerk of Courts and Health Department offices to close for July 4 June 27, 2007
Venue changes for June 28 County Commission budget workshop June 27, 2007
Lake County receives $5 million to assist residents in rebuilding after Feb. 2 tornadoes June 26, 2007
Public meeting scheduled to discuss proposed safety improvements to CR 448 June 26, 2007
Public Works receives team award from state association June 26, 2007
Rangers to guide nature hike, kayak trip at Lake Idamere Park June 25, 2007
Lake County buses and reading share the same chapter again June 21, 2007
23 graduate from FSU's public-manager course June 21, 2007
Lake County Extension Office schedules certified pile burning training course on July 11 June 20, 2007
Lake County partners with other Central Florida counties for Four Corners Hurricane Expo June 20, 2007
Regional study outlines how arts contributes to economy June 8, 2007
Lake County firefighters to take timeout for safety training June 7, 2007
Local artists planning event to celebrate community's culture June 7, 2007
Reading and Riding with LakeXpress and Lake County Library System June 7, 2007
Department of Public Works to host workshop to discuss engineering study for Cherry Lake, East Apshawa roads June 6, 2007
County requests nominations for Women’s Hall of Fame June 6, 2007
Xpression of success: Bus ridership doubles in 2nd week June 1, 2007
New trailer to help Code Enforcement clean up community June 1, 2007
Lake County Emergency Management encourages residents to put sales-tax-free holiday to good use May 30, 2007
Lake County Public Safety reminds residents about burn ban May 30, 2007
Xpress delivery: Bus service debuts in the nick of time May 25, 2007
Lake County residents have opportunity to speak to County Commission regarding comp plan elements May 22, 2007
County rangers to guide nature hike at Haynes Creek Park May 22, 2007
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team supports 'Click It or Ticket' campaign May 22, 2007
Board to consider emergency ordinance on May 22 to increase homestead exemption for low-income elderly May 18, 2007
County, Clerk of the Court offices and LakeXpress to close for Memorial Day May 18, 2007
LASER continues efforts to help Lake County residents affected by the Feb. 2 tornadoes May 18, 2007
Lake County 4-H hosting ‘Summer Sampler’ program May 18, 2007
Lake County's new bus service to roll out May 21 May 17, 2007
Lake County park rangers to guide nature hike on Saturday May 17, 2007
Local tree farm donates cypress trees for Lake County park May 11, 2007
Lake County Department of Public Works to host public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Kurt Street May 10, 2007
Lake County Extension Office's summer workshop to feature four weeks of unbridled equine enthusiasm May 10, 2007
Firefighters quickly contain brushfire; evacuations are lifted May 7, 2007
Lake County issues evacuations for Wekiva area May 7, 2007
Zoning Division offers class to assist realtors with understanding land-development regulations May 4, 2007
Solid-waste professionals to roll in to Lake County on May 12 for statewide competition May 3, 2007
County park rangers to guide two walks this month May 3, 2007
Central Fla. Cooperative Extensions collaborate to host Small-Farm Conference 2007 on May 16 May 2, 2007
Groundbreaking for addition, renovation project to the Health Department facility in Umatilla is May 7 April 27, 2007
Two Future Farmers of America teams from Lake County earn first place at statewide competition April 27, 2007
Public hearing scheduled for Britt Road improvements April 27, 2007
State and County officials to recognize efforts to protect the environment by Tavares High class April 25, 2007
Second public meeting to explore drainage improvements for Astor community April 25, 2007
Lake County Commissioners scheduled to begin reviewing comprehensive plan draft on May 1 April 24, 2007
South Lake permitting office to close; operations to continue at downtown Tavares office April 24, 2007
Lake County Extension Office schedules citrus field day at Conserv II Distribution Center April 23, 2007
County seeks citizen input about improving Pine Forest Park April 23, 2007
Lake County Department of Public Safety warns residents about drifting wildfire smoke April 20, 2007
Bicyclists pedaling for a cause to join officials for trail opening April 19, 2007
Environmental Services to hold plant sale for good cause April 18, 2007
Lake County Welcome Center to celebrate National Tourism Week on Friday, May 18 April 17, 2007
Lake County to host statewide conference for housing and community development professionals April 17, 2007
Impact-fee presentation cancelled for April 17 Commission meeting April 13, 2007
County park rangers to guide two nature walks this weekend April 12, 2007
Public Works schedules public informational meeting for safety improvements to Bates Ave. April 12, 2007
Commission to proclaim April as water conservation month April 12, 2007
Capital-improvement bonds for Lake County to go on sale April 12 April 11, 2007
Debris collection from Feb. 2 tornadoes ends in Lake County April 9, 2007
Public Safety enacts burn ban for unincorporated Lake County March 27, 2007
Lake County park rangers to host native planting event at Marsh Park for Earth Day March 22, 2007
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with winter bird survey at Ferndale Preserve March 22, 2007
Lake County Department of Public Works schedules public meeting to discuss road improvements near Howey-in-the-Hills March 19, 2007
Weekly update from Lake County Emergency Management March 16, 2007
Weekly update from Lake County Emergency Management March 8, 2007
County Commissioners break ground for new park improvements March 2, 2007
Department of Public Safety reminds residents to change batteries in smoke detectors for daylight-saving time March 2, 2007
Steamboat meet to return to Lake County the third week of March March 2, 2007
Mar. 1 update from the Lake County EOC March 1, 2007
Feb. 27 update from the Lake County EOC February 27, 2007
Feb. 26 update from the Lake County EOC February 26, 2007
Lake County Cooperative Extension discussion to explore controlled-release fertilizers for citrus production February 26, 2007
Feb. 23 update from the Lake County EOC February 23, 2007
Lake County EOC announces 'Groundhog Hero of the week' February 23, 2007
Feb. 22 update from the Lake County EOC February 22, 2007
LASER caseworkers begin work in impacted communities February 22, 2007
Lake County Department of Public Works schedules public informational meeting for improvements along C.R. 42 February 22, 2007
Public invited to boat ramp groundbreaking ceremony on Feb. 28 February 22, 2007
Feb. 21 update from the Lake County EOC February 21, 2007
Feb. 20 update from the Lake County EOC February 20, 2007
Final pass for storm-debris collection to begin in March February 20, 2007
LASER is collecting donations for long-term recovery February 20, 2007
Feb. 19 update from the Lake County EOC February 19, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 16, 2007
Lake County Health Department issues stickers to disaster-area feeding stations that pass inspection February 15, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 15, 2007
Lake County fire officials offer tips to prevent wildfires February 14, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 14, 2007
Evening update from the Lake County EOC February 13, 2007
South Lake residents encouraged to come out meet and hike with County’s new park rangers on Feb. 24 February 13, 2007
Lake County offices to close for President's Day February 13, 2007
Lake County to participate in rabies-vaccine program February 13, 2007
LASER to meet Feb. 15 at realtors’ association February 13, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 13, 2007
Evening Update from the Lake County EOC February 12, 2007
Lake County EOC prepares for potential severe weather February 12, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 12, 2007
Lake County introduces innovative volunteer-center concept February 11, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 11, 2007
Afternoon Update from the Lake County EOC February 10, 2007
Evening Update from the Lake County EOC February 9, 2007
A Federal First - Volunteer Initiative February 9, 2007
Morning Update from the Lake County EOC February 9, 2007
Evening Update from the Lake County EOC February 8, 2007
Lake County EOC Fact Sheet (en Español) February 8, 2007
Informational press briefing from Lake County EOC to be held today, Feb. 8 at 3:30 p.m. February 8, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 8, 2007
Evening update from the Lake County EOC February 7, 2007
Lake County Animal Services makes call for donations of pet food and livestock feed February 7, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 7, 2007
Evening update from the Lake County EOC February 6, 2007
Adhering to the old adage ‘stop, look and listen’ for safety hazards (en Español) February 6, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 6, 2007
Evening update from the Lake County EOC February 5, 2007
Residents have a host of available options for debris clean up February 5, 2007
Homeowners need to avoid unlicensed contractors February 5, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 5, 2007
Evening update from the Lake County EOC February 4, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 4, 2007
Afternoon update from the Lake County EOC February 3, 2007
Morning update from the Lake County EOC February 3, 2007
Nineteen dead after tornadoes hit Lake County February 2, 2007
Safety tips for home repair and clean up (en Español) February 2, 2007
Department of Health recommends tetanus vaccine for individuals who suffer wounds (en Español) February 2, 2007
New technology streamlines Lake's building inspection process February 1, 2007
Event organizers ready for 14th Annual Eustis African-American Heritage Festival on Feb. 17 February 1, 2007
Lake County residents encouraged to voice opinions on how Central Florida should grow February 1, 2007
‘Celebration of African-American Creativity’ art exhibit opens Friday at Tavares City Hall January 31, 2007
Investiture ceremony for Michael G. Takac to be held Feb. 2 January 31, 2007
Lake Fire Rescue advises of cold weather safety tips January 29, 2007
North Lake residents encouraged to come out and meet the County’s new park rangers on Feb. 3 January 26, 2007
East Lake County Library earns chamber award January 26, 2007
*This program is now closed* Second program in a series of horse enthusiast clinics is set for Saturday, Feb. 17 January 26, 2007
Lake County encouraged to listen and watch ‘How Shall We Grow?’ series of programming January 22, 2007
Report evaluating Lake County’s grant program is available to view January 22, 2007
Lake County Extension Office announces programs, displays and events for the upcoming year January 22, 2007
County introduces new park rangers to the public January 16, 2007
Conservation District to host tree giveaway on Jan. 17 January 12, 2007
Lake County 4-H to host 2 fundraisers on Jan. 27 January 10, 2007
County offices to close in observation of MLK Day January 10, 2007
Department of Environmental Services announces 2007 schedule for Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit January 3, 2007
Extension Office to present lawn care program on Jan. 9 January 3, 2007
Railroad art display opens Friday at Tavares City Hall January 3, 2007
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