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Fall Downtown Clermont Art Festival

New vendors and sponsors are being sought to support all of the fine artists and crafters in and around the Clermont community for the 11th Annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival. Vendor Opportunities! Diverse new food trucks, food services, products and service vendors are now being sought for one

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-09-21 08:14:00

Clermont man crushed by tree during Irma now critical

CLERMONT - The man who was seriously injured when a tree crashed through the roof of his home while he slept during Hurricane Irma has taken a turn for the worse and is now listed in critical condition, hospital officials confirmed Wednesday. Cole Pruitt's mother Robin Bennett, talking by phone from

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-20 22:11:57

Ballard Financial Group - Your Hometown Financial Advisors

For more than 30 years, Ballard Financial Group has helped ensure our clients receive all the assistance necessary, not only in developing their retirement strategy, but also maintaining it throughout their retirement. As an independent agency we represent over 40 companies, helping create solutions

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-09-20 08:25:00

Clermont woman accused of fraud, using fake state attorney letterhead, deputies say

CLERMONT, Fla. - A 46-year-old Clermont woman was charged and arrested by deputies on multiple counts of fraud in a faulty rental case Monday. Cornesa Mobley is accused of submitting an application to rent a home in Clermont from IPG Realty in June. Deputies said Mobley subsequently wrote three ch

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-19 16:49:26

Sheriff's Office: Clermont woman used fake SAO letter

WINTER HAVEN - A Clermont woman has been arrested after allegedly using the logo of the State Attorney's Office on a fraudulent letter. Here is a summary from the Polk County Sheriff's Office: On Sunday, Cornesa Mobley, 46, filled out an application at IPG Realty in Polk County to rent a Clermont ho

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-19 18:18:50

Recreation news and notes from around the area

To submit news or notes for the weekly recreation page, contact Sports Editor Paul Jenkins at paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com or 352-365-8204. Leesburg recreation facilities survive Irma The facilities at the Leesburg Recreation Department mostly escaped damage from Hurricane Irma, with the excepti

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

News 6 partners with Centra Care for flu shots

ORLANDO, Fla. - News 6 is partnering with Centra Care to help you get results this flu season by hosting a phone bank on Sept. 20 and the 16th annual Fast & Free Flu Shot event on Sept. 27. The phone bank runs from 4 to 8 p.m.. The number to call is 888-436-6665. The event is scheduled at differen

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-20 18:05:08

2 elderly people found dead in Orange County home believed to be case of murder-suicide

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible murder-suicide in Orange County. 1 elderly couple: A decision to stay put despite Irma floods Deputies: Ocoee couple found in home died in murder-suicide Deputies said when they performed a well-being check Wednesd

WFTV - 2017-09-21 02:49:37

Power restored to more than 99% of Floridians after Hurricane Irma

A week and a half after Hurricane Irma barreled through the state, power companies say service has been restored to more than 99 percent of Floridians. As of Wednesday afternoon, there were about 1,300 outages in Central Florida and about 70,000 statewide, according to Duke Energy and state official

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 21:55:00

Will FEMA or insurance cover Irma-related sinkhole or washout damage?

Across Central Florida, the ground is giving way as gaping holes are opening in backyards, schoolyards and roadways. The culprits are sinkholes and washouts - and victims wonder if the cause could be the extra water from Hurricane Irma. While the two may look similar on the surface, their causes dif

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 20:40:00

Sinkholes: Warning signs to look for to protect homes

APOPKA, Fla. - Sinkholes are unpredictable and can happen anytime, anywhere in regions afflicted by them. Eyewitness News was in Apopka Tuesday when a massive sinkhole partially swallowed a home on West Kelly Park Road. The sinkhole is the third one in the last five years. Experts told Channel 9's A

WFTV - 2017-09-20 20:36:39

Lawmakers to question Duke Energy

With heat and frustration building, an apology from Duke Energy just isn't cutting it for many customers, and now, lawmakers. A delegation from Seminole County plans to question company officials. Residents of the Oakland Estates neighborhood of Altamonte Springs said they are desperate for answers.

WESH - 2017-09-19 03:00:00

A week after Hurricane Irma, some still without power

Eight days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to Ilea Velez's home in the Rolling Oaks neighborhood in Apopka, she heard from a neighbor Monday afternoon that the lights were back on. It was good news after a hard week, she said. Her diabetic husband had to throw out his insulin when the refrige

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 22:15:00

Student hit by car in front of West Orange High School, cops say

A student was hit by a car in front of West Orange High School on Monday morning, according to Winter Garden police. It happened shortly before 7 a.m. in front of the school at 1625 Beulah Rd. The teen was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital with a head injury but is expected to be OK, according to poli

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 13:20:00

Teen struck in front of West Orange High School

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - A teenager was struck by a vehicle Monday morning outside West Orange High School in Winter Garden, officials said. The crash was reported around 6:50 a.m. on Beulah Road at Warrior Road. The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital as a t

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-18 14:33:29

WATCH LIVE: Growing sinkhole in Apopka threatens nearby house

APOPKA, Fla. - A family was evacuated from their Apopka home Tuesday morning after a 25-foot-wide sinkhole opened up threatening to swallow their home, Orange County Fire Rescue officials said. Firefighters responded at 8:22 a.m. to a call about the sinkhole and the family was safely evacuated. Of

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-19 16:10:28

Hurricane Irma: Officials question Duke Energy about remaining 33K local power outages

SANFORD, Fla. - Patience is wearing thin for the almost 41,000 Duke Energy customers in Central Florida who awoke Tuesday morning in homes without electricity. More than 33,000 local outages remained by Tuesday afternoon. The company's Seminole County delegation met at downtown Sanford's Seminole Co

WFTV - 2017-09-19 17:04:32

Morning scare ends in gunfire

An apparent burglary during the pre-dawn hours Tuesday ended with gunfire at a home on South Apopka Avenue in Inverness. Israel Reyes of Inverness said he was preparing to leave for work at 3 a.m. when he noticed the door handle shaking. He then noticed a man on the other side, trying to force the d

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:18:00

Waffle House fails health inspection

A Waffle House restaurant in Apopka was closed temporarily by a health inspector because of roaches. A report from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation shows an inspector found 26 roaches in the storage room that contained the walk-in cooler. The inspection took place Sept.

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 14:46:00

Iconic pastor comes to Apopka on a mission to eradicate homelessness

The VOICE of compassion: Hunter speaks to area pastors By Reggie Connell/ Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice Hurricane Irma slammed into Apopka last week with unexpected fury and jarred the community to its core. Streets flooded, trees fell, and the vast majority of residents lost power at their ho

THEAPOPKAVOICE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:11:51