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LAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS ALLOW TRAINED ARMED ADMINISTRATORS
The Lake County School Board voted to allow eligible school administrators who volunteer and meet training requirements to carry guns on school campuses and serve as armed responders to active shooter incidents. Read more
MOUNT DORA JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL IS JUNE 23
Mount Dora will join other communities across the country by hosting a Juneteenth Festival Saturday, June 23.
The family-friendly festival will be held on historic Grandview Street between Grant and Florida Avenues from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Read more
Most kids love a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich. This summer that staple of childhood is being used to help bridge the local hunger gap which is magnified during summer when underprivileged kids miss their schools’ free breakfast and lunch programs that they depend on. Read more
ALL LAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS' STUDENTS TO RECEIVE FREE LUNCHES NEXT YEAR
No student in Lake County Schools will have to go hungry during the school day next year, as breakfasts and lunches will be offered at no charge to all students regardless of household income. Charter schools may not be offering this program. Read more
MOUNT DORA CONSIDERS ON-STREET ALCOHOL POSSESSION
City officials and business owners have kicked around the idea of controlled on-street consumption of alcoholic beverages in downtown for years. Now it may be coming to fruition. Read more
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