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Leesburg, Florida is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Leesburg, FL include 34788, 34748, and 34749. The median home price in Leesburg is $123,900 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Leesburg information.

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Local news for Leesburg, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

15 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Want to become security officer? Training course offered at LSSC

Lake-Sumter State College's Continuing Education is offering a security-officer training course beginning Tuesday at the Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441.

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23 hrs ago | Florida Baptist Witness

Disaster relief volunteers find love while serving

Working in the midst of a massive cleanup after severe flooding hit Pensacola, two Florida Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers, Cheryl King and Frank Sledjeski, found more than a ministry to homeowners; they discovered love and a new life partner.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Click Orlando

8-18-14 hot car arrest 5 00 louis

Leesburg police arrested a woman they say left her 1-year-old daughter in her vehicle in a parking lot as temperatures rose above 90 degrees.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Essence of series: Essential oils have many uses

The W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora will host a three-part series on essential oils taught by Stephanie Clunn.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Brand-new teacher eager for first class

It's the first day of her first job as a schoolteacher, and Stephanie Casternopoulos is ready for her second-graders at Minneola Elementary Charter School.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Most city residents staring at higher taxes

Most residents in 13 of Lake County's 14 cities will have to shell out more in taxes for the coming year - some a lot higher - if elected officials get their way.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Leesburg officials hope housing complex helps clean up troublesome neighborhood

The city just started leasing units at Simmons and Mispah avenues in the Carver Heights neighborhood.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Leesburg commissioners vote to keep Fire Department

Leesburg city commissioners on Monday unanimously voted to keep their Fire Department rather than disbanding it and contracting with Lake County to provide service.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Find school zones, bus routes online

To find a student's school zone and if they are eligible for free transportation and bus schedule, visit lake.k12.fl.us/busroutes.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Eight candidates vie for three Lake School Board openings

Budget constraints, class-size compliance and Superintendent Susan Moxley's leadership of the district are some of the key issues in three School Board races involving eight candidates.

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News Talk Florida

Talk Back Florida: Empowering Students With Learning Disabilities & ADHD For Academic Success

Beacon College in Leesburg, FL has unique programs that embrace individual learning needs.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Educational Foundation gives backpacks to 3,000 kids from struggling families

Unfortunately, many struggling families don't have the money to spring for new backpacks.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Washington man wanted for first-degree murder caught in Leesburg

A man wanted for first-degree murder in Washington State was captured Thursday morning by a Lake County Sheriff's Office deputy.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Lake escapes $1 million outlay for low-performing schools

Extending the day more at three schools on Florida's list of low-performing elementary campuses would have cost about $1 million, according to David Christiansen, the district's chief academic officer.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Nominate deserving alumni of LSSC for award

Know someone who went to Lake-Sumter State College, formerly Lake-Sumter Community College , who is deserving of special recognition? LSSC is accepting nominations through Aug. 22 for the third annual Distinguished Alumni and LSSC Hall of Fame Awards.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida A&M eyes presence in Lake, Sumter counties

City and school-district officials were thrilled when a Florida A&M University official wrote a letter to Superintendent Susan Moxley saying the Tallahassee school was "enthusiastic" about developing a presence at the former Dabney Elementary School.

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Financial News & Daily Record

Florida Supreme Court disciplines 24 attorneys

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 24 attorneys; disbarring four, revoking the licenses of three, suspending 16 and publicly reprimanding one.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Leesburg's Food Truck-N-Flick features 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

Leesburg will have Food Truck-N-Flick Night from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday in Towne Square downtown.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando attorney Charles Miner disbarred; three others disciplined

Orlando attorney Charles Denis Miner has been disbarred over shortages in his trust accounts.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Leesburg man shot and robbed at Berry Park

Jeremy Harrison told police he was sitting in a vehicle at the park when two men struck him with a pistol and shot him in the right forearm, according to police Capt.

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