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2008 News Releases
County employees relish the role of St. Nick December 24, 2008
Environmental Utilities prepares for holiday tree pick-up December 24, 2008
Lake County earns prestigious honor for new Four Corners library December 23, 2008
Learn how to get financially organized for 2009 December 23, 2008
Lake County offers free grant-writing workshops December 18, 2008
Home for the Holidays: LASER donates manufactured home to family December 18, 2008
Lake County Government and Clerk of Courts offices to close for Christmas, New Year’s holidays December 17, 2008
Florida Highwaymen Artists return to Mount Dora for three-day arts event December 17, 2008
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team supports drunk-driving enforcement crackdown during the holidays December 15, 2008
Lake County tourism department presents Mount Dora bed & breakfast with prestigious award December 12, 2008
Conservation District to host tree giveaway on Jan. 21 December 12, 2008
New edition of online magazine features Lake County tourism spots December 12, 2008
Sisters to present Lake County with donated pet oxygen masks December 10, 2008
Economic Growth & Redevelopment welcomes new staffer December 10, 2008
Celebrate the holiday spirit with a visit to the Lake County Historical Museum’s Festival of Trees December 5, 2008
Keep your holidays healthy, within budget and stress free with programs offered by Lake County Extension December 5, 2008
Commission approves free bus fares for students in Dec. & Jan. December 2, 2008
Lake County schedules two public meetings to discuss future of East Lake Community Park December 2, 2008
Lake County Department of Community Services requests proposals for grant funding from three different programs November 25, 2008
More than 6,000 pounds of food donated to Lake County’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign November 24, 2008
Report evaluating Lake County’s grant program is available to view November 24, 2008
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team urges motorists to buckle up every time during Thanksgiving holiday November 21, 2008
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with winter bird survey at Ferndale Preserve November 21, 2008
Prescription-drug discount cards benefit Lake County residents to the tune of nearly $2 million in savings November 21, 2008
Lake County park rangers to guide winter bird hike November 21, 2008
Lake County Government and Clerk of Courts offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 27, 28 November 19, 2008
Lake County encourages residents to help 'Stuff the Bus' November 19, 2008
Three Lake County Commissioners to be sworn into office November 14, 2008
REMINDER: Deadline to register for disaster assistance is Monday November 7, 2008
Lake County’s plan for Neighborhood Stabilization Program available for public comment beginning Nov. 10 November 7, 2008
Lake County Animal Services to host free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats on Dec. 6 November 7, 2008
County puts the wraps on one of its most successful food drives November 7, 2008
Lake County Teen Court Coordinator to be guest speaker at Council of Volunteer Coordinators meeting November 7, 2008
National Weather Service to test new system for NOAA weather radios on Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. November 5, 2008
Lake County unveils online registry to promote local artists, musicians and cultural venues November 4, 2008
County proclaims Nov. 15 as Lake County Recycles Day November 4, 2008
Team of Lake County employees on a mission to make operations more service friendly November 4, 2008
County, Clerk of Courts offices to close Nov. 11 for Veterans Day November 3, 2008
CANCELLED: Meeting to discuss East Lake Community Park November 3, 2008
Lake County to host 10th Annual Electrical Seminar on Dec. 2 November 3, 2008
Lake County Commission meeting Nov. 4 to be delayed October 31, 2008
Deadline to apply for federal aid for storm losses is Nov. 10 October 30, 2008
Enjoy a day of family fun at Lake County Green Fair October 29, 2008
Extension readies for second installment of Timely Topics series October 29, 2008
Public Safety reminds residents to change batteries in smoke detectors, weather radios for daylight-saving time October 29, 2008
One of two recovery centers in Lake County to close Saturday October 17, 2008
Another opportunity is available to catch County Commission's annual State of the County presentation October 15, 2008
VolunteerLAKE to host workshop on engaging communities October 15, 2008
Lake County inducts two into Women’s Hall of Fame October 14, 2008
Lake County Public Works unveils 5,000 maps online October 13, 2008
Wave of new Adopt-a-Lake projects aim to improve water quality on Lake Winona, Silver Lake October 10, 2008
Fairgoers can dispose of household items at Green Fair October 10, 2008
Parks & Trails sets up fee schedule for pavilion rentals October 9, 2008
Lake County to host State of the County event on Oct. 14 October 8, 2008
Lake County reopens public boat ramps in Astor October 8, 2008
FEMA to open second disaster recovery center in Lake County October 6, 2008
Lake County to recognize Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11 October 3, 2008
Lake County Green Fair to roar with Dragon Boats October 3, 2008
Lake County Attorney’s Office welcomes new faces to its ranks September 30, 2008
Lake County Community Traffic Safety Team to recognize 8th Annual Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day September 30, 2008
Lake County park rangers to guide migratory bird hike September 29, 2008
Lake County Department of Economic Growth & Redevelopment supports virtual entrepreneur center September 26, 2008
Tack and equipment swap meet is Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Eustis September 26, 2008
Lake County company earns industry award from region’s economic development commission September 25, 2008
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with fall bird survey at Ferndale Preserve September 25, 2008
More than 200 individuals participate in County’s Elder Expo September 23, 2008
Relish This: Lake’s pickle festival gains national exposure September 23, 2008
Disaster recovery center in Eustis is for business owners too September 19, 2008
New Clermont Chain of Lakes map is cooperative effort between Lake County Water Authority, Lake County Government September 19, 2008
FEMA to open disaster recovery center in Lake County September 18, 2008
Lake County’s Road Operations Division unveils new online traffic cameras at five intersections September 18, 2008
Lake County Attorney receives honor from state publication September 18, 2008
Just in Time: Extension begins year two of Timely Topics series September 17, 2008
Rangers to lead nature hike at PEAR Park on Sept. 20 September 17, 2008
Lake County qualifies for individual assistance from FEMA September 16, 2008
Lake County Fire Rescue receives grant for safety upgrade September 15, 2008
Mount Plymouth-Sorrento Planning Advisory Committee to host community workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 16 September 12, 2008
Lake County unveils Paint Reuse & Redistribution Program as part of Pollution Prevention Week September 11, 2008
Lake County Commissioner reappointed to NACo committee September 11, 2008
Extension Office to host tack and equipment swap meet September 11, 2008
Lake County Extension offers two osteoporosis programs September 9, 2008
Sign up before Sept. 25 for Lake County Hay Field Day September 9, 2008
Lake County’s Elder Expo to include speakers, health screenings, garden tours & cooking demonstrations September 5, 2008
Lake County staffer invited to White House function September 5, 2008
Lake County is hosting low-impact development and water-resource protection workshop on Sept. 19 September 3, 2008
Central Florida extensions to host equine institute, trade show September 3, 2008
Lake County waives fees for Green Fair exhibitors September 2, 2008
Learn how to take control of your financial future during these educational series by Lake County Extension September 2, 2008
Lake County Community Services adjusts hours beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 August 29, 2008
Academy offers an up-close view of County government August 29, 2008
Lake County and Clerk of Courts offices to close for Labor Day August 29, 2008
Lake County closes two public boat ramps in Astor August 28, 2008
Lake County advises residents of how to dispose of yard waste left behind by Tropical Storm Fay August 28, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #11) August 23, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #10) August 22, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #9) August 22, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #8) August 21, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #7) August 21, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #6) August 21, 2008
Lake County cancels informational budget meeting for tonight August 21, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #5) August 20, 2008
CANCELLED: Lake County rangers to guide native plant hike at Pine Forest Park August 20, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #4) August 19, 2008
Update from the Lake County EOC (Advisory #3) August 19, 2008
Update on storm preparations from Lake County (Advisory #2) August 18, 2008
Lake County prepares for Tropical Storm Fay (Advisory #1) August 18, 2008
Lake County seeks sponsors, exhibitors for Green Fair August 15, 2008
Here’s the Scoop: Lake County firefighters to serve as celebrity scoopers for local ice cream parlor August 15, 2008
Extension Office offers reviews and exams for pesticide licenses August 15, 2008
Multiple extension offices to present Wildlife Management Seminar on Sept. 5 in Floral City August 15, 2008
Participants will learn how to take control of their financial futures at one of Lake County Extension Office’s programs August 13, 2008
Lake County Commissioner Linda Stewart schedules District 4 informational meeting about proposed County budget August 7, 2008
Extension Office taking reservations for educational program at Mid-Florida Research and Education Center August 7, 2008
County phone system upgrade allows communication with deaf callers July 31, 2008
LASER to replace homes for tornado and hurricane victims July 31, 2008
Introductory free fares for Mount Dora route to end Friday, Aug. 1 July 30, 2008
July 31 budget workshop rescheduled for Aug. 5 July 30, 2008
Public Safety lifts voluntary outdoor burn ban for unincorporated Lake County July 23, 2008
Annual Back-to-School Safety Fair is on Aug. 2 July 22, 2008
Extension Office to present mini–series on “Risks and Risk Management” July 16, 2008
Lake County celebrates Probation, Parole & Community Supervision Week July 11, 2008
Park rangers to lead nature hike on July 26 at Lake Idamere July 11, 2008
Germany set to take the stage on July 3 for Lake County 4-H world cultural exploration July 2, 2008
Lake County’s Community Development Block Grant one-year plan is available for public viewing beginning July 3 July 2, 2008
REMINDER: Lake County ARES to compete in 2008 Field Day this weekend at Lake Idamere June 27, 2008
Four Corners Hurricane Expo is Saturday, June 28 June 26, 2008
Lake County unveils online payment feature for building permits June 26, 2008
Lake County invites experienced bird watchers to help with summer bird survey at Ferndale Preserve June 26, 2008
Lake County Adopt-a-Lake Program to host educational session and water-quality training for interested volunteers June 24, 2008
Lake County and Clerk of Courts offices to close for July 4 June 24, 2008
Lake County firefighters to participate in international Safety, Health and Survival Week June 20, 2008
Lake County 4-H to host five-day world culture event June 20, 2008
County requests nominations for Women’s Hall of Fame June 20, 2008
Law library services to transfer to 13 public libraries June 19, 2008
National Association of Counties honors Lake County with its 26th achievement award June 18, 2008
Extension Office to present equine education series June 18, 2008
Road closures in South Lake County a result of wildfire operation June 14, 2008
Lake County rangers to guide nature walk at Ferndale Preserve June 11, 2008
Lake County ARES to compete in 2008 Field Day June 11, 2008
Fire Rescue adds additional service to Eustis-area station June 10, 2008
New Web camera focuses on downtown Tavares construction June 9, 2008
County governments partner to host annual hurricane expo in Four Corners community June 6, 2008
Lake County 4-H hosting 'Summer Sampler' program June 6, 2008
Public hearing to be held June 17 regarding CR 19A study June 6, 2008
Lake County EOC to activate this week for hurricane exercise June 3, 2008
Lake County Arts & Cultural Alliance partners with United Arts of Central Florida to offer grant-funding workshops May 30, 2008
New Lake County Extension Office educational series to teach participants how to take control of finances May 30, 2008
Officials to celebrate opening of Umatilla health clinic May 29, 2008
Lake County rangers to guide nature walk at Pine Forest Park May 29, 2008
Smoke lingering over much of Lake County is due to controlled burn May 29, 2008
Fire in northeast Lake County is 50 percent contained May 23, 2008
REMINDER: Lake County’s free rabies vaccine clinic is Saturday May 22, 2008
Upcoming programs by the Lake County Extension Office aim to teach new college students how to manage money May 22, 2008
Lake County's 'boys of summer' are back in Leesburg, Clermont May 22, 2008
Crews continue to battle wildfire in northeast Lake County May 22, 2008
Firefighters Continue to Fight Fire in Ocala National Forest May 22, 2008
Lake County public shelter to remain open overnight May 21, 2008
Lake County Health Department offers public health advice regarding wildfire smoke May 21, 2008
Additional apparatus join fight in Deerhaven fire May 21, 2008
Firefighters respond to brush fire in northeast Lake County May 21, 2008
County, Clerk of the Court offices to close for Memorial Day May 19, 2008
Lake County Department of Public Safety hosts open house for new fire station in Lake Jem community May 19, 2008
Lake County rangers to guide nature walk at Lake Idamere Park May 16, 2008
Lake County to participate in annual St. Johns River Cleanup May 16, 2008
Public Safety discourages outdoor burning for unincorporated Lake County May 14, 2008
Traffic safety team hosts first-ever motorcycle safety fair May 9, 2008
Leesburg chamber, Lake County present women’s symposium May 9, 2008
Lake County Animal Services to host free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats on May 24 May 8, 2008
County employees’ efforts benefit March of Dimes May 8, 2008
Lake County Welcome Center to celebrate National Tourism Week on Friday, May 16 May 6, 2008
REMINDER: Mock DUI Crash at Tavares High is May 9 May 6, 2008
Park rangers to guide paddling adventure on Lake George May 5, 2008
County steps up recycling efforts at downtown facilities May 1, 2008
Officials from Lake County Emergency Management Division to speak at Northeast Lake Chamber meeting May 1, 2008
Lake County 4-H air-rifle team earns top honors at state match April 29, 2008
Timely Topics series ends at the Lake County Agricultural Center with food safety program on May 7 April 29, 2008
New keg ordinance goes into effect this week in Lake County April 28, 2008
Lake Amateur Radio Association to present severe-weather class April 24, 2008
Rangers to guide nature walk at Palatlakaha Park on April 26 April 23, 2008
Lake County challenges individuals to commit to greener lifestyle April 23, 2008
Lake County museum opening labyrinths exhibit on April 28 April 23, 2008
Lake County to celebrate Earth Day by challenging employees and residents to live greener lifestyles April 17, 2008
Lake County Commissioner Welton Cadwell to speak at Earth Day Celebration on April 22 April 16, 2008
Resident moves into new home with the help of Lake County SHIP April 16, 2008
Lake County supports safety campaign for Leesburg's Bikefest April 14, 2008
Lake County Parks & Trails Division invites community to celebrate Earth Day on April 20 April 14, 2008
Free seminar to highlight land conservation opportunities April 10, 2008
Lake County Animal Services to host free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats April 12 April 8, 2008
REMINDER: Lake County park rangers to lead migratory bird walk at PEAR Park on April 12 April 8, 2008
Online magazine features the unique traits of Lake County April 4, 2008
Lake County participates in multi-agency drill this week April 4, 2008
Mock DUI Crash to be held May 9 at Tavares High School April 4, 2008
Welcome the new black bear cubs at this fun festival March 31, 2008
Effective May 1, FEMA to institute new policy for flood insurance March 31, 2008
County Commissioners support new Get Fit Lake initiative March 20, 2008
Workshop scheduled to discuss foreclosure prevention March 20, 2008
Top-ranked professional tennis player to visit Lake County March 19, 2008
Timely Topics series continues at the Agricultural Center with 'Closing Your Florida Home' on April 8 March 19, 2008
Adopt-a-Lake to host educational sessions for volunteers March 19, 2008
Rangers to lead migratory bird walk at PEAR Park on April 12 March 19, 2008
Lake County to participate in Water Quality Day March 19, 2008
Mount Plymouth-Sorrento Planning Advisory Committee to host community workshop on Tuesday, March 25 March 17, 2008
Lake County Extension workshop to help homeowners safeguard their home before an extended absence March 14, 2008
Environmental Services to hold plant sale for good cause March 14, 2008
Yalaha community center to be razed for future facility March 7, 2008
Lake County welcomes donations to continue free weather-radio program for at-risk residents March 7, 2008
Public Safety reminds residents to change batteries in smoke detectors, weather radios for daylight-saving time March 6, 2008
Park rangers to lead nature hike on Saturday at Lake Idamere March 6, 2008
Yard sale at Agricultural Center to benefit 4-H, community programs March 6, 2008
Commissioners OK new economic development plan February 27, 2008
Lake Soil and Water Conservation District announces winners of Fifth Annual Lake Regional Envirothon February 27, 2008
Lake County hosts Adopt-a-Lake event to recognize new volunteers, encourage others to participate February 25, 2008
Academy offers an up-close view of County government February 25, 2008
Lake County's tourism department unveils new vacation guide February 22, 2008
Public Works to host series of workshops for trails master plan February 20, 2008
Lake County rangers to guide paddling adventure in Clermont February 20, 2008
Learn how to avoid conflict when transferring non-titled property during this Lake County Extension Office program February 20, 2008
Historical society, community college present history series February 20, 2008
Congressman Stearns to present $282,000 federal grant to County on Feb. 21 for public-safety radio system February 15, 2008
Waiting list for Section 8 Housing to open for three days February 15, 2008
Event to promote County's new Adopt-a-Lake Program February 15, 2008
Lake County offices to close for Presidents Day February 13, 2008
Educational seminar on Feb. 21 to teach participants about special event sponsorships February 13, 2008
Severe weather a possibility in Lake County February 12, 2008
Another rare bird sighting noted in Lake County February 8, 2008
Lake County Commissioners award companies for job creation February 8, 2008
Educational program in Paisley to help residents make their homes and community fire-wise February 8, 2008
Park rangers to lead bicycle ride on South Lake Trail February 1, 2008
Lake County Extension Office offers two osteoporosis prevention programs in February February 1, 2008
Children, ages 12 & under, invited to free fishing rodeo on Feb. 9 January 29, 2008
VolunteerLAKE connects County volunteers and nonprofit organizations through 1-800-Volunteer.org network January 29, 2008
Grand-opening ceremony scheduled for Cagan Crossings Community Library January 28, 2008
Two memorial ceremonies planned in Lake County for one-year anniversary of Groundhog Day tornadoes January 25, 2008
Lake County welcomes new director for the Office of Budget January 25, 2008
Tavares announces contest to name two new water taxis January 25, 2008
County unveils tax reimbursement program for homeowners who have served military combat duty after Jan. 1, 2002 January 24, 2008
Learn how to prevent and control mildew at this Lake County Extension Office educational program January 24, 2008
Lake County creates new volunteer program to help lakes January 24, 2008
Rangers to lead nature hike at PEAR Park on Jan. 26 January 24, 2008
Lake County Parks & Trails Director earns national award January 22, 2008
Annual Eustis African-American Heritage Festival is scheduled for Feb. 16 January 22, 2008
Housing & Community Development Division helps Lake County resident with new home through the SHIP program January 17, 2008
County offices to close in observation of MLK Day January 17, 2008
Educational program to teach participants about how to promote landscape and wildlife diversity January 17, 2008
Learn how to trim down the clutter in your life with this Lake County Extension Office educational program January 17, 2008
Topic of 'nighttime OJ' meeting is weed control January 16, 2008
Conservation District to host tree giveaway on Jan. 23 January 16, 2008
VolunteerLAKE schedules two workshops for volunteers January 10, 2008
County Commissioners donate another parcel for a worthy cause January 10, 2008
Lake County Department of Environmental Services announces 2008 schedule for Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit January 9, 2008
Guided hike to give sneak peek of new nature preserve January 4, 2008
Lake County Extension Office to present educational program about protecting assets and beneficiaries January 4, 2008
Property Appraiser's Web site adds new feature to assist voters with understanding amendment on Jan. 29 election January 3, 2008
Lake Fire Rescue advises of cold weather safety tips January 2, 2008
Rare bird sighting brings flocks of visitors to Lake County January 2, 2008
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