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Fruitland Park Dragster a World Class Competitor

Fruitland Park Dragster a World Class Competitor

As a measure of human prowess, American-style drag racing is an evolutionary leap. Speed, strength, endurance and agility are primitive skills that power most sports today, but drag racing taxes…

Commissioners Set Lowest Tax Rate Target since 2012

Commissioners Set Lowest Tax Rate Target since 2012

Fruitland Park — Commissioners Thursday evening lowered next year’s maximum property tax rate from the 5.0371 mills initially proposed last year to 5.0293 for the 2016 fiscal year, which starts…

Commissioners Have Whirlwind Agenda Tonight

Commissioners Have Whirlwind Agenda Tonight

Fruitland Park’s City Commission meets tonight starting with a workshop at 6 p.m., a regular meeting at 7 p.m., a Local Planning Agency (LPA) meeting around 7:15 p.m., then back…

Chief To Be Sworn In Tonight

Chief To Be Sworn In Tonight

Fruitland Park will swear in Police Chief Michael Fewless tonight at the commission meeting, starting at 7 p.m. Fewless, 55, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religion from Liberty…

NEW TOP COP STARTS AUGUST 1

NEW TOP COP STARTS AUGUST 1

Fruitland Park has appointed Orange County Sheriff’s Captain Michael A. Fewless Chief of Police. Fewless, 55, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religion from Liberty University in Virginia and…

City’s Senior Fire Rescue Chief Nominated for Lake County Community Service Award

City’s Senior Fire Rescue Chief Nominated for Lake County Community Service Award

Fruitland Park commissioners have nominated Thomas “Tommy Lee” Gamble for the 2014 Lake County Community Service Award sponsored by the Daily Commercial newspaper. The annual award, which recognizes Lake County…

News Release: Fruitland Park Appoints Charter Review Committee

For Immediate Release January 22, 2015 from the City of Fruitland Park:  Mayor Chris Bell appointed five city residents to the Fruitland Park Charter Review Committee during Tuesday night’s commission…

DailyCommercial.com: Meet New City Manager Gary La Venia

DailyCommercial.com: Meet New City Manager Gary La Venia

From today’s Daily Commercial: Fruitland Park - Busy times for new Fruitland Park manager Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 6:00 am Steve Fussell Special to The Daily Commercial |0 comments When Gary La Venia…

Freedom Community Church Moving to New Life Presbyterian Campus

Freedom Community Church Moving to New Life Presbyterian Campus

Fruitland Park — Freedom Community Church will relocate in February from The Casino Community Center in downtown Fruitland Park to the original sanctuary space on the New Life Presbyterian Church…

OrlandoSentinel.com: Fruitland Park legend retires

OrlandoSentinel.com: Fruitland Park legend retires

From The Orlando Sentinel, December 26, 2013: Orlando Sentinel carrier tosses route for the last time after 34 years By Erica Rodriguez, Orlando Sentinel, December 26, 2013 Fred Arthur started his…

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