Lake County commissioner appointed to the Central Florida Expressway Authority Governing Board

Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks has been appointed to the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) Governing Board.  CFX is an independent, locally controlled transportation tolling authority providing infrastructure for residents and visitors in Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. The authority is governed by a nine-member board, with representatives from each of the four counties […]

Assault rifle pried out of Tavares Police Department patrol car

An assault rifle was pried out of a secure gun lock of a Tavares Police Department patrol car, according to a news release from the law enforcement agency issued Sunday. The patrol car had been parked at the officer’s residence in Eustis. The short-barreled assault rifle was pried out of a secure gun lock. A […]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony to open Belleview Beltway on Feb. 14

The Marion County Office of the County Engineer will officially open the Belleview Beltway connecting State Road 35 (Baseline Road) and U.S. Highway 441 for public access during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. on Feb. 14. This new, four-lane divided roadway spans approximately 5.2 miles and intersects County Road 25. The Belleview Beltway features […]

Lake Butler man dies following crash in Alachua County

A Lake Butler man died Thursday evening following a car crash in Alachua County. Brandon Sabish, 20, of Lake Butler was driving a 1997 Ford Ranger eastbound on Country Road 236 when a 2016 Honda Accord, driven by Nicholas Coullias, 32, of Gainesville, that was also eastbound on CR 236 collided with the rear of […]

Zephyrhills woman killed in car crash in Pasco County

A Zephyrhills woman was killed in a car crash Tuesday afternoon in Pasco County. Deanna M. Bahler, 52, of Zephyrhills was driving a 2003 Honda Accord westbound on Horton Road approaching U.S. 41 while James W. Moore, 34, of Spring Hill was driving a commercial truck northbound approaching U.S. 41, according to a Florida Highway […]

Lake County Animal Shelter names new manager

Suzi Springsteen-Marks

Lake County has tapped Suzi Springsteen-Marks as the Animal Shelter’s new manager as part of its transition from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office to the Board of County Commissioners. “A strong spirit of collaboration and community support are key to the success of an animal shelter,” said Springsteen-Marks, a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator through the […]