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Friday, September 18, 2020

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Keeping the Bears Away (And We Don’t Mean Football)!

Keeping the Bears Away (And We Don’t Mean Football)!

Lake County is using an award of $25,000 toward purchasing bear-resistant trash cans to sell—at a discount—to Lake County residents. If you’ve never met a black bear in your garage or rooting around your tossed refuse, you might not know…
Lake County property damage estimate at $32 million and rising

Lake County property damage estimate at $32 million and rising

The property damage estimate from Hurricane Irma has reached $32 million in Lake County, not including Astor, where flood conditions have prevented assessments, according to a Monday afternoon news release. About 11,110 customers remain without power in Lake County. There…
Flood warnings continue as result of Irma’s rainfall

Flood warnings continue as result of Irma’s rainfall

Potentially dangerous flood conditions persist in areas of Sumter and Lake counties following Hurricane Irma. The National Weather Service on Thursday issued a flood warning for the Withlacoochee River, according to a news release at sumtercountyfl.gov. A shelter for displaced…
Lake County property damage estimated at $28 million

Lake County property damage estimated at $28 million

FRIDAY SEPT. 15 UPDATE: Lake County officials report an estimated $28 million in property damage from Hurricane Irma, according to the Property Appraiser’s Office. For perspective, there was $1 million in damage in 2016 during Hurricane Matthew. As of Friday afternoon,…
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