With the possible addition of *RusTeak Restaurant and Wine Bar and neighboring distillery added to the Minneola Lakefront near Lilly’s on the Lake, as well as the growing popularity of shops in the downtown area, there is concern about...
Jorge Martinez and Luis Leyva readied their campsites at 5:30 am the day before the Chick-Fil-A grand opening to be sure they were one of the first 100 in line to receive a year supply of Chick-fil-A.  By 8...
Local franchise owner Andrew Gaddie is looking forward to helping the area get back to normal following Hurricane Irma.  On Thursday, Sept. 21, he will be opening Clermont’s second stand-alone Chick-fil-A restaurant bringing 90 new jobs to the area and...
Hurricane Irma didn’t dampen the spirits of those attending The South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on September 15. Michael Herrera, executive director of the Community Foundation of South Lake, described its new program, Foundations for Education, and introduced Dr....
This month’s Coffee and Conversation with the Mayor was held at Champions Barber Studio, located at 670 W. Montrose St, in Historic Downtown Clermont. The Studio hosted the event and welcomed the residents into a relaxed atmosphere where clients...
Waste Connections of Florida was chosen as Groveland’s Business of the Month for September. On September 7, only 3 days before Hurricane Irma came crashing across Central Florida, William Rees, Waste Connections of Florida site manager, was at the Transfer...
Lake County Economic Growth has established a business hotline at the Emergency Operations Center, which can be reached at 352-253-9998 and will be staffed from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Staff will be able to assist businesses with the...
Shannon Schmidt, Clermont Economic Development & CRA Director, realizes that these last few days have been stressful for the city's residents and business owners. She sadly remarks that many businesses are still without power and some have experienced water and structural...
The Lake County Emergency Operations Center remains at Level 1 – Full Activation in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma as damage assessments, debris cleanup and power restoration continues. Today, County Commission Vice Chairman Leslie Campione extended Lake County’s local...
Do you Remember Fritz's Bar and Grill or The Highland Inn?  For over 70 years it has been a place for friends to gather after church or Little League baseball games.  On a Friday or Saturday night, the place...
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