Lake Griffin News

11/9/2018 12:12:00 PM
The Missourian
Facing its biggest challenge of the season on many fronts, the St. Francis Borgia Regional football Knights head west Friday night to face the Camdenton Lakers. Both teams enter the game at Bob Shore ...

10/25/2018 5:00:00 PM
traveltips.usatoday.com
The town is close to Lake Griffin State Park and is filled with orange groves, trees and lakes, making it a pleasant destination for campers. RV campers will find several parks in Lady of the Lake whi...

10/4/2018 2:43:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
David Mathews Jr., and his wife, Evelyn, say that walking through the hundreds of acres of their pristine woods and pastureland on the west side of Lake Griffin, near Fruitland Park, is like taking a ...

9/30/2018 7:49:00 AM
Daily Commercial
I'm currently camping at Lake Griffin State Park and noticed a message on the bathhouse door stating that as of Oct. 1 doors will be locked and only campers will have the code to gain access. The note ...

9/26/2018 12:58:00 PM
Daily Commercial
A new community building will grace the park on Dixie Avenue, and a restaurant built by a private investor, who will lease the land from the city, will overlook Lake Griffin. The city has drafted a 20 ...

9/12/2018 3:49:00 PM
Daily Commercial
LEESBURG — Close your eyes and you can almost imagine hearing a band playing Jimmy Buffet tunes and smell fresh shrimp being placed on tables overlooking Lake Griffin. Before too long, the daydream wi...

9/7/2018 8:10:00 PM
The Topeka Capital-Journal
PASSING — Silver Lake: Griffin 14-27-0, 167 yards. Rossville: Carver 9-23-1, 108 yards. RECEIVING — Silver Lake: T. Stoner 6-51, C. Stoner 2-28, Walker 3-39, Byrne 2-28, Heiman 1-21. Rossville: Sumner ...

8/14/2018 6:52:00 AM
News & Record
GREENSBORO — Gun violence has claimed the lives of five people and an unborn child in 14 days as High Point police try to ride out this turbulent stretch. Police Chief Kenneth Shultz doesn’t mince wor...

8/13/2018 6:03:00 PM
News & Record
GREENSBORO — Gun violence has claimed the lives of five people and an unborn child in 14 days as High Point police try to ride out this turbulent stretch. Police Chief Kenneth Shultz doesn’t mince wor...

8/7/2018 11:24:00 AM
Daily Commercial
He was also upset that the city is not going to use an existing boat ramp at Henderson Park on Lake Griffin because surrounding neighbors do not want traffic in their Beverly Shores neighborhood. “Tha...

8/6/2018 5:49:00 PM
Daily Commercial
He was also upset that the city is not going to use an existing boat ramp at Henderson Park on Lake Griffin because surrounding neighbors do not want traffic in their Beverly Shores neighborhood. “Tha...

7/26/2018 3:12:00 PM
WWSB
This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to two and a half inches of rain has already fallen over the past two hours. * Some locations that will experience flooding inc...

7/22/2018 5:42:00 PM
Daily Commercial
In 1946 airplanes once landed in the area that is now Beverly Shores Elementary School and seaplanes landed in Lake Griffin, close to the two runways of the Leesburg Aviation Center. It was located at ...

7/20/2018 6:15:00 PM
Daily Commercial
It has been owned by the family for 135 years, according to Lumbert. It includes more than 2,400 feet of shoreline on Lake Unity and 1.3 miles of shoreline along Lake Griffin. The developer could not ...

7/19/2018 6:18:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
FRESHWATER: Lake Harris and Lake Griffin both have been good for bass. You can catch good numbers, but most fish are in the 1-pound range. Plastic frogs and lizards work well at daybreak near lily pad...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 2:57:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Be on the water early on Lake Griffin and Lake Harris for bass. FRESHWATER: Lake Harris and Lake Griffin have both been good for bass. You can catch good numbers, but most fish are in the 1-pound rang...

6/26/2018 11:38:00 AM
Daily Commercial
LEESBURG — City commissioners gave the nod Monday to the first reading of an ordinance to change zoning from townhouses to single-family homes at Lake Griffin Reserve. The property is north of U.S. Highway 441, west of north Lake Avenue and north of ...

6/21/2018 8:56:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
“We have a historic downtown that’s fun. There are Lake Harris and Lake Griffin. There aren’t much more beautiful sights than watching the sunset by the lakes or, for me personally, on my paddleboard. It’s a fun place to live and a beautiful town.”

5/23/2018 8:12:00 AM
Daily Commercial
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Robert Lee McCallum, 41, was driving east on Lake Griffin Road near Brookfield Road when he lost control of his car and slammed into a fence and concrete pillar. McCallum was taken to The Villages Regional Hospital ...

5/23/2018 6:52:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Troopers are investigating what caused a car to veer off Lake Griffin Road Tuesday night, killing the driver and injuring the passenger. Robert Lee McCallum, 41 of Lady Lake, was driving a 2007 Chevy Cobalt east on Lake Griffin Road, near Brookfield Road ...

4/26/2018 1:37:00 PM
Daily Commercial
The property sits on the edge of a canal that leads into Lake Griffin. One of the first things the city did was tear down an old boathouse. There was talk of putting in a boat ramp, but neighbors didn’t want that. Top Line Recreation Inc., partnering ...

4/2/2018 1:18:00 PM
Daily Commercial
But deputies knew he was handing them a line of bull droppings. According to an arrest affidavit, a witness said he saw John Daniel Schneller, 21, coming from a motor home in the Lake Griffin Isles Mobile Home Park about 7:40 a.m. Saturday. He told the ...

3/14/2018 11:34:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Her companion didn’t make it through the harsh winter leading in to 2016; he was found dead at the Moss Bluff Lock in the Ocklawaha River, north of Lake Griffin. Leesburg was also found suffering from the cold temperatures and transported to Lowry Park ...

2/25/2018 9:21:00 PM
Daily Commercial
John Hunter rounded out the top with a 21-3 bag giving him 75-13 for the tourney. Johnston hit Lake Griffin early in the tournament and saw some success, but found the hydrilla flats in the open waters of Lake Harris held the most plentiful catches.

2/22/2018 5:43:00 PM
FLORIDA TODAY
The subjects were cited. In another case involving duck hunters at the Emeralda Marsh Small Game Hunting Area on Lake Griffin in Lake County, two FWC officers located subjects in a blind near where cracked corn was scattered on the ground. One admitted to ...

2/20/2018 1:15:00 PM
Daily Commercial
Two days later, a citizen reported seeing Jonathan Cuppels, 32, driving the cart. An officer checking the area of Lake Griffin Road spotted Cuppels and gave chase, but Cuppels reportedly drove into the woods, abandoned the cart and fled. On Sunday ...

2/17/2018 9:17:00 AM
Daily Commercial
Harbor Hills, 6538 Lake Griffin Road in Lady Lake, is a community offering a full assortment of amenities for its homeowners. Local golfers flock to Harbor Hills to play its championship golf course, which runs throughout the 1,400-acre development.

2/10/2018 9:07:00 AM
Daily Commercial
This community features premier executive homes, a huge clubhouse, one of the area’s most prestigious golf courses and direct access to Lake Griffin. All of the amenities overlook and include a beautiful view of Lake Griffin. During the Parade of Homes ...

2/8/2018 4:11:00 AM
Daily Commercial
Proceeds benefit abused animals. Call or text 386-748-8993 for information. SWEETHEART TENNIS TOURNAMENT: From 1 to 4 p.m. at Harbor Hills Country Club, 6538 Lake Griffin Road in Lady Lake. With prizes, awards and refreshments. Cost is $15. Call 352-753-9376.

1/13/2018 10:21:08 PM
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
Eleva-Strum — Drew Severson 15, Isaac Larabee 10, Andrew Schoen 8. Isaac Hulberg 3, Sean McRoberts 10, Matthew Tomasello 4, Cade McSorley 5, Nick Thomson 12. Totals: (FGM FTM-FTA TP): 21 20-25 67. Gilmanton — Jarin Rud 7, Tanner Hovey 24, Carter Rud 15 ...

1/11/2018 4:01:00 PM
Everything Saratoga
Like the village of Round Lake, Griffin's Ridge encourages families to enjoy time together with planned recreational spaces designed for congregating. The community shares a border with the Zim Smith Trail giving residents the added benefit of easy ...

1/8/2018 2:50:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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1/4/2018 6:00:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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1/1/2018 5:24:00 PM
Daily Commercial
In that vein Lake Louisa State Park, Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, Lake Mary Reserve, the Pear Park Nature Center and Lake Griffin State Park all offered guided First Day Hikes. Down at Lake Louisa, Assistant Park Manager Aldin Matthews led 18 ...

12/31/2017 2:37:00 AM
Sourceable
A generous new public waterfront was designed to connect Lake Griffin’s geometry along with uniting Commonwealth Park and City Hill across Parkes Way with several important civic projects. Jurors were “impressed with how the project respects and ...

12/28/2017 7:02:00 AM
Daily Commercial
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 71-year-old woman was traveling west on Lake Griffin Road at about 10:40 p.m. when her van veered off the road and struck a tree. She was taken to The Villages Regional Hospital, where she died. The Highway ...

12/23/2017 4:33:00 AM
The St. Augustine Record
LEESBURG -- Biologists are searching for clues to determine what is killing scores of alligators, turtles and fish in Lake Griffin, one of Florida's most polluted lakes. So far this year, 140 alligators have mysteriously died in Griffin, 30 miles northwest ...

12/23/2017 4:33:00 AM
The St. Augustine Record
LEESBURG -- Biologists are searching for clues to determine what is killing scores of alligators, turtles and fish in Lake Griffin, one of Florida's most polluted lakes. So far this year, 140 alligators have mysteriously died in Griffin, 30 miles northwest ...

12/5/2017 1:02:00 AM
tbo.com
EAST LAKE — For the first month of the season, East Lake has been as impressive as any boys soccer program in the area. The Eagles had not only won their first seven games under first-year coach Thurston Johnson, but they also had not allowed a goal ...

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