Lady has her paws full.The Great Pyrenees pooch gave birth over the weekend to 16 pups, one at a farm in Lake County, the others hours later at a Leesburg emergency clinic. “This was her first litter -- and last,” owner Carol Peters said after Lady’s nine-hour ordeal. All but one survived the birth and the 19-mile ride back to Peters’ Slow Turtle Farm, a goat ranch, near Eustis, where Lady is guardian to a herd of about 150 goats.
After Apopka’s Independence Day fireworks show fizzled last year, city leaders voted this week to buy fireworks insurance. The city plans to stage a $20,000 fireworks show at the Northwest Recreation Complex on Independence Day to cap free July 4th festivities.