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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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Kudos for new animal shelter

Kudos for new animal shelter

Lake County recently broke ground on a new 31,000-square-foot facility at 12280 County Road 448 in Tavares. The new no-kill animal shelter will feature an open-air cat porch, dog viewing site, surgery room, and a special area for animals and…
Cold-weather shelter to open in Fruitland Park

Cold-weather shelter to open in Fruitland Park

With temperatures expected to drop Wednesday evening, Trinity Assembly of God in Fruitland Park is opening its doors to those vulnerable to the cold weather. Trinity Assembly of God, 200 Urick St., will be open for sheltering from 5:30pm Wednesday,…
A sniff of success: Work at new animal shelter site begins

A sniff of success: Work at new animal shelter site begins

Construction of a new 31,000-square-foot Lake County Animal Shelter is officially underway after this week’s groundbreaking ceremony started tails wagging. Shelter staff, volunteers, Lake County commissioners, pet owners, and their pets gathered at the new site at 12280 County Road…
Groundbreaking set for new animal shelter in Lake County

Groundbreaking set for new animal shelter in Lake County

A new 31,000-square-foot facility is expected to ease overcrowding for pets awaiting adoption in Lake County. The new Lake County Animal Shelter will be able to temporarily house hundreds of dogs, cats, and other pets, a news release states. A…
Residents urged to be prepared as hurricane season begins

Residents urged to be prepared as hurricane season begins

As the Atlantic hurricane season officially begins June 1, Lake County Emergency Management leaders are reminding residents to be vigilant. Of course, few residents need a reminder about the destruction of the 2017 season, which included Hurricane Irma, a storm…
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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