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2016 News Releases
Residents encouraged to kick off the new year by exploring Lake County Parks & Trails December 28, 2016
Lake County Solid Waste collection will operate normally during the holidays December 15, 2016
Lake County announces Christmas and New Year holiday hours and closures December 15, 2016
Lake County names Kris Bush as newest battalion chief December 14, 2016
Lake County is accepting applications for non-profit bus pass program December 7, 2016
Commissioner Timothy Sullivan named Chairman of Lake County Board of County Commissioners December 6, 2016
Lake County battalion chief deployed to fight Tennessee wildfires December 1, 2016
Volunteers sought to help clean up Lake County waterbodies November 29, 2016
Coffee & Conversations to be held at the new Orlando Cat Café in Clermont November 28, 2016
Classes offered on healthy holiday cooking, pruning trees and attracting backyard wildlife November 23, 2016
Enjoy Lake County Parks & Trails events in December November 23, 2016
Residents encouraged to offer their vision for the county’s parks, recreation and trails system November 18, 2016
Lake County to host Investiture of County Commissioners on Tuesday, Nov. 22 November 16, 2016
Government offices to close for Thanksgiving; trash collection to shift by one day November 15, 2016
2017 Adopt-a-Lake calendar highlights Lake County’s waterbodies November 10, 2016
Residents may register to receive Hurricane Matthew storm debris collection November 7, 2016
Some Lake County government offices and services to close for Veterans Day November 4, 2016
The 7th Annual UF/IFAS Farm Tour to explore agricultural businesses in Lake County November 2, 2016
Lake County Library System to host 2nd Annual Pumpkin Chunkin’ Contest November 2, 2016
Lake County to present its State of the County program on Tuesday, Nov. 8 October 28, 2016
Lake County Emergency Management presents SKYWARN storm spotting training course October 28, 2016
Extension Service hosts plant sale, farm tour, cooking classes and more in November October 24, 2016
Residents invited to Parks & Trails events in November October 21, 2016
Household hazardous waste collection event to be held in Mount Dora October 17, 2016
LakeXpress celebrates Mobility Week with free bus rides, swag bags and ‘bike on bus’ training October 17, 2016
11th Annual Stuff the Bus to stop at 3 locations October 12, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 11: A river flood warning remains in effect for the St. Johns River at Astor October 8, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 10 October 7, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 9 October 7, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 8 October 7, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 7: General Information October 6, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 6: Astor is expected to flood overnight, residents should plan to self-evacuate October 6, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 5: Lake County Transit temporarily suspends all services due to Hurricane Matthew October 6, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 4 October 6, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 3: Shelters will open Thursday, government operations will close Friday October 5, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update No. 2: Residents urged to prepare for effects of Hurricane Matthew October 5, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Update 1: Lake County Emergency Management is monitoring Hurricane Matthew October 4, 2016
Inaugural class of the Career Online High School to participate in graduation ceremony October 4, 2016
Coffee & Conversations to be held at the new Orlando Cat Café in Clermont October 3, 2016
Lake County to host the ‘Constructing a Better Lake County Summit’ September 28, 2016
Parks & Trails invites residents to participate in active, outdoor events in October September 26, 2016
Residents are invited to October events to learn about healthy living, butterflies, fertilizer and more September 26, 2016
Lake County launches new emergency notification system: AlertLake powered by Everbridge September 16, 2016
Chairman Sean Parks is accepted as member of Leadership Florida class September 15, 2016
Picture Perfect: Lake County’s Adopt-a-Lake Program accepting photo submissions for 2017 calendar September 14, 2016
Volunteers sought to assist during the 5th Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival September 14, 2016
Residents encouraged to dispose of household hazardous waste and unwanted medications at event in Clermont September 8, 2016
Lake County promotes new Planning & Zoning Manager September 2, 2016
Wings & Wildflowers Festival photo contest winners announced September 2, 2016
Lake County Board of County Commissioners to host 2 budget and millage public hearings September 1, 2016
Lake County and Clermont announce the grand opening of the first jointly operated fire station in the county August 30, 2016
Keep Lake Beautiful celebrates 1-year anniversary with community cleanup in Sorrento August 30, 2016
Lake County Emergency Management is monitoring Tropical Depression 9 August 30, 2016
Solid Waste collection to shift by one day during Labor Day holiday week August 29, 2016
Lake County government offices to close for Labor Day August 29, 2016
Coffee & Conversations to be held in Clermont August 29, 2016
Date announced for annual Florida Wildlife Festival in Umatilla August 26, 2016
Lake County Public Safety receives grant to hire additional firefighters August 25, 2016
Parks & Trails invites residents to participate in active, outdoor events in September August 25, 2016
Volunteers sought to assist during emergency situations August 24, 2016
Extension hosts September events focusing on gardening, landscaping and horses August 24, 2016
Wings & Wildflowers Festival Announces keynote speakers and event August 15, 2016
Lake County receives 2 first-place awards for the Wings & Wildflowers Festival August 15, 2016
‘how to Do florida’ episode to spotlight South Lake adventures and attractions August 10, 2016
Commissioner Welton Cadwell appointed to board of national committee July 28, 2016
Residents encouraged to dispose of household hazardous waste and unwanted medications at event in Leesburg July 28, 2016
Residents encouraged to sign up for Smart 911 before the start of the school year July 28, 2016
Parks & Trails invites residents to learn more about wildflowers, butterflies and birds during August events July 27, 2016
Extension offers August classes on Florida-friendly landscaping, waterwise irrigation and more July 27, 2016
Lake County Economic Development & Tourism hosts Capital Projects Funding Program learning session July 22, 2016
Household hazardous waste collection event to be held in Clermont July 21, 2016
Lake County Fire Rescue names new battalion chief July 19, 2016
Fishing League Worldwide to film competitive tournament on the Harris Chain of Lakes July 19, 2016
Lake County seeks nominations for the Women’s Hall of Fame July 12, 2016
Lake County urges residents to take precautions against mosquitoes; properly dispose of tires July 12, 2016
Budget workshops announced for July 12, including the adoption of the tentative maximum millage rates July 8, 2016
Household hazardous waste and unwanted medications to be collected in Minneola July 7, 2016
Extension offers July classes to help with gardening, finances July 5, 2016
Florida Association of Counties presents Commissioner Welton Cadwell with the Presidential Advocacy Award July 1, 2016
Lake County government offices and services to close for Independence Day June 27, 2016
Solid Waste collection to shift by one day during Fourth of July holiday week June 27, 2016
Lake County Parks & Trails offers birding and kids’ events in July June 27, 2016
Lake County seeks citizens to serve on the Value Adjustment Board June 16, 2016
Lake County Senior Plans Examiner Fred Martin is named Plans Examiner of the Year June 15, 2016
Household hazardous waste collection event to be held in Fruitland Park June 13, 2016
Lake County Emergency Management to host Hurricane Expo in Clermont June 13, 2016
Traffic switch to occur during County Road 466A roadwork June 10, 2016
Volunteers sought to join Keep Lake Beautiful in planting 1,000 Bald Cypress trees at Lake Apopka June 10, 2016
Lake County Library System’s Food for Fines campaign nets thousands of items for local food banks June 10, 2016
Lake County leaders sought to present invocations at County Commission meetings June 10, 2016
Nature lovers invited to participate in Wings & Wildflowers Festival photo contest June 7, 2016
Lake County public bus service to resume today June 6, 2016
Lake County Emergency Operations Center is at Level 2: Partial Activation June 6, 2016
Lake County Emergency Management readies for tropical depression; urges residents to be prepared June 5, 2016
Lake County’s Extension offers June classes on gardens, landscaping and raising cattle June 2, 2016
Lake County announces budget workshops for June board meetings June 2, 2016
Wolf Branch Road to be closed during drainage improvement project work June 1, 2016
Lake County Arts & Cultural Alliance to host networking meeting May 31, 2016
Traffic pattern to shift at intersection of State Road 19 and County Road 561 May 31, 2016
Lake County welcomes new women’s soccer league May 31, 2016
Coffee & Conversations to be held in Minneola May 27, 2016
Vendor and exhibitor registration now open for the 5th Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival May 26, 2016
Lake County awarded distinguished budget honor for the 4th consecutive year May 25, 2016
Lake County Clerk presents annual financial reports May 25, 2016
Parks & Trails announces June outdoor events May 24, 2016
Lake County’s Economic Development & Tourism coordinators connect businesses with resources May 24, 2016
Emergency Management officials ready for hurricane season, urge residents to prepare May 23, 2016
LakeXpress announces enhanced service, route changes May 18, 2016
UF/IFAS Extension presents class on choosing and caring for palms May 18, 2016
Solid Waste collection to shift by one day during Memorial Day holiday May 16, 2016
Government offices to close for Memorial Day May 16, 2016
Residents invited to learn about Bahia grass pastures May 16, 2016
Keep Lake Beautiful event to be held in Umatilla May 13, 2016
Lake County Fire Rescue partners with the American Red Cross to install over 250 smoke alarms May 12, 2016
Lake County to be featured on the world’s most watched fishing TV show May 12, 2016
Lake County’s Extension service hosts Florida-friendly landscaping classes in South Lake May 9, 2016
Solid Waste announces two upcoming household hazardous waste collection events in May May 5, 2016
Parks & Trails invites nature lovers to May events at PEAR Park May 2, 2016
North Hancock Road to open fully to traffic April 28, 2016
Lake County Water Safety Team wins national award for drowning prevention initiatives April 28, 2016
Lake County to light up multi-use fields at East Lake Community Park April 27, 2016
Lake County announces budget workshops for May board meetings April 26, 2016
Sponsorship opportunities available for the 5th Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival April 25, 2016
Lake County Fire Rescue battalion chief to fight Virginia wildfire April 22, 2016
Lake County partners promote safe swimming during Water Safety Month April 20, 2016
Lake County Mosquito & Aquatic Plant Management installs new sprayers to combat mosquitoes April 20, 2016
Coffee & Conversations: What’s on a Mother’s Mind? to be held May 4 in Clermont April 19, 2016
Residents encouraged to dispose of household hazardous waste at event in Eustis April 19, 2016
Judge Bill Milton to be the guest speaker during the Lake County Historical Society’s annual meeting April 18, 2016
Lake County Parks & Trails invites residents to three events on Saturday April 12, 2016
Operation Cleansweep now allowing agricultural businesses and government agencies to dispose of pesticides April 11, 2016
Lake County to unveil South Lake Regional Park conceptual plans to the public April 11, 2016
LakeXpress offers convenient travel to and from Leesburg Bikefest with 160 special bus stops April 11, 2016
Lake County announces 3rd Annual Partners for Success networking event April 6, 2016
Mount Dora High School students to participate in a mock DUI ahead of prom season April 6, 2016
Residents invited to dispose of household hazardous waste and unwanted medications in Leesburg April 5, 2016
Lake County invites visitors to ‘catch the big one’ with the launch of new fishing website April 4, 2016
Lake County 4-H teams to compete nationally April 4, 2016
Speakers and children’s activities announced for Landscape & Garden Fair April 1, 2016
Lake County Board of County Commissioners to begin budget workshops in April March 31, 2016
Reminder: Contact your local insurance provider about National Flood Insurance Program rates changes March 28, 2016
Keep Lake Beautiful volunteers plant 300 trees and shrubs at Groveland Elementary School March 25, 2016
Lake County urges residents to keep storm drains clean March 25, 2016
South Lake Trail users are urged to exercise caution while boardwalk repairs are underway March 24, 2016
The public is invited to ‘Coffee & Conversations,’ an outreach meeting in South Lake March 22, 2016
Residents invited to dispose of household hazardous waste at Umatilla collection event March 21, 2016
Governor approves funding in state budget for the Lake County Center for Advanced Manufacturing March 21, 2016
Public Safety Director John Jolliff appointed to Central Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association Board of Directors March 18, 2016
Lake County Tourism announces 5th Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival dates March 17, 2016
Lake County is accepting grant applications for Health & Human Services programs March 14, 2016
Miracle Field of Lake County opens amid fanfare March 12, 2016
Lake County Public Safety announces reorganization; names new fire chief and deputy director March 11, 2016
Lake County Fire Rescue undergoes annual Rapid Intervention Team training March 9, 2016
Lake County announces Made in Lake County website March 8, 2016
UF/IFAS Extension presents class on choosing Florida-friendly plants March 7, 2016
Bird & Butterfly Survey at the Pasture Reserve in Groveland rescheduled March 4, 2016
Lake County Fire Rescue reminds residents to change smoke alarm batteries during daylight saving time March 3, 2016
Lake County’s new County Road 468 sidewalk offers pedestrians a safe walkway March 1, 2016
Lake County Fire Rescue’s Lt. Shannon Bush named Officer of the Year for saving drowning toddler February 29, 2016
Ribbon cutting ceremony planned for the Miracle Field of Lake County, a track and field for people of all abilities February 29, 2016
Adopt-a-Lake Program to host ‘Love Our Lakes Cleanup’ in Clermont February 25, 2016
Lake County to host Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Tour for 3rd consecutive year February 23, 2016
Major traffic shift occurring during Phase 3 of North Hancock Road project February 23, 2016
Clermont Olympian wins triathlon in Panama February 19, 2016
Volunteers invited to clean up invasive species February 18, 2016
Lake County honors volunteers contributing 19,000 hours of combined service February 18, 2016
Lake County Water Authority and Parks & Trails offer guided paddling trips for nature enthusiasts February 17, 2016
Date announced for 5th Annual Landscape & Garden Fair; vendors and exhibitors sought February 17, 2016
Residents invited to dispose of hazardous materials during a collection event in Clermont February 17, 2016
Road closure planned during County Road 466A roadwork in Fruitland Park February 12, 2016
Temporary intersection closure planned for County Road 19A and Dillard Road in Eustis February 12, 2016
Lake County Parks & Trails promotes hands-on learning at free events this weekend February 10, 2016
Keep Lake Beautiful announces community cleanup event in Leesburg February 10, 2016
Government offices to close for President Day February 8, 2016
Lake County golf destinations honored by Golf Advisor, the leading source of golf course ratings and reviews February 5, 2016
Lake County’s Extension Service hosts public classes about hydroponics and pruning roses February 4, 2016
Class, webinars offered during ‘America Saves Week’ to help people build wealth February 4, 2016
Lake County Emergency Management to host ‘Severe Weather Awareness Day: El Niño’ February 2, 2016
Lake County Building Services offers workshop on swimming pool construction January 27, 2016
Marsh Park Boat Ramp closed during repaving January 27, 2016
Gallus Quigley wins Lake County birding ‘Big Year’ challenge January 25, 2016
3 classes offered on closing your seasonal home January 25, 2016
Household hazardous waste and unwanted medications to be collected in Minneola January 20, 2016
Judge Bill Milton to be the guest speaker during the Lake County Historical Society’s quarterly meeting January 20, 2016
South Lake Trail users alerted to closure near North Hancock Road January 15, 2016
Residents encouraged to offer their vision for the South Lake Regional Park January 15, 2016
County Manager David Heath names Jeff Cole as new Public Resources Director January 13, 2016
Learn to cook healthy meals for one or two during free classes presented by the UF/IFAS Extension January 13, 2016
UF/IFAS Extension offers free, online webinars to improve health and finances January 11, 2016
Lake County Public Safety to upgrade its E911 systems thanks to state grant funding January 11, 2016
Lake County government offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 11, 2016
Motorists alerted to road closures at North Hancock Road January 8, 2016
Solid Waste and Environmental Services divisions consolidate; Mary Hamilton to supervise division January 7, 2016
Lake County Parks & Trails to host Bird & Butterfly Survey, Nature Center open house at PEAR Park January 7, 2016
Lake County announces new Transit Division Manager January 6, 2016
Extension service offers January classes about caring for crape myrtle and pruning dooryard fruits January 4, 2016
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