Inside Lake

Inside Lake is an online news website based in Lake County, Fla. covering breaking news, human interest stories, government and investigations.

Inside Lake believes in creating strong relationships with public safety and government agencies, in addition to members of the community to ensure accountability and transparency in government. Inside Lake’s mission is to provide accurate, timely news that matters. We offer reasonable advertising rates to local businesses to help support our local economy. 

Lake County’s trusted news source. 


[PHOTO CREDIT: Bonnie Whicher]

Our Publisher

Publisher Marilyn M. Aciego was born and raised in Lake County and is a graduate of Umatilla High School and Lake-Sumter State College. She began her journalism career at LSSC and in 2023 she was honored with LSSC’s Distinguished Alumni Professional Achievement Award. She began working at the Daily Commercial while she was in college and continued her career there as a reporter after she graduated. In her 20+ year-career, she covered many of the area’s top stories including the disappearance of Trenton Duckett, the death of beloved Sheriff Chris Daniels, both in 2006 and an exclusive interview with then-Eustis Police Capt. Gary Winheim, who was ambushed and shot by a wanted felon in 2019. In addition to Inside Lake, Marilyn is the single mom of a teenaged son and the Florida Bureau Chief for an international media organization.

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Local journalism is more important than ever before and we are dedicated to the health and vibrancy of our community. Your support helps us maintain our independence and our ability to report the news without bias or influence.

You can show your support by advertising, email us at [email protected] or by donating at PayPal