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"With the population of Lake County expected to increase dramatically over the next 10 years, it is important for us to think about the next generation. It is Lake County’s hope that Wellness Way will address the long-term needs of the county", said Sean Parks at a recent Clermont City Council Workshop. Sean Parks, Lake County Commissioner and Robert Chandler,...

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LSSC Continuing Education Announces February 2018 Course Schedule

Lake-Sumter State College’s Continuing Education will offer the following courses beginning in February. Continuing Education courses are non-credit courses offered to support or enhance business,...

Coming Soon! The 20th Annual Pig on the Pond – March 9th -11th

Project Scholars presents the 20th Annual Pig on the Pond Community Festival in Clermont’s Waterfront Park from March 9 - March 11. The festival is...

A RailRoad Traffic Signal At The Historic Village.Really? Stop, Look, Find It

Believe it or not, this is a stop light.  That’s right, a stop light but not for cars.  It was a stop light for trains.  If you...

Thousands of Tillandsias are Enjoyed By Clermont Garden Club

Members of the Clermont Garden Club had an opportunity to view thousands of Tillandsias (air plants) when they recently toured Russell’s Bromeliads Nursery in...

All Wrapped Up And Ready to Recruit – Clermont Police Department Boosts its Recruiting...

The Clermont Police Department has taken a proactive approach to its recruitment of police officers. The Recruitment Division has added its newest piece of equipment...

Mesa 21 Makes Changes For Your Dining Pleasure

Mesa 21-Clermont opened on July 14, 2016, with the mission of providing an unforgettable experience of real authentic Mexican food on American soil.  As...

Meet The Toastmasters At Their Open House

Clermont Toastmasters (clermonttoastmasters.org) will hold an open house to meet potential members, talk about the importance of communication skills in all aspects of life,...

Mid-Winter Genealogy Conference (Free Registration, Seating is Limited)

Clermont Pastfinders Genealogical Society is holding its Mid-Winter Genealogy Conference on Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3 at Cooper Memorial Library. Workbooks are...

See A Flashing Light On The Road? Slow Down, Move Over, Or Get Ticketed

Clermont Chief of Police Charles Broadway and his department are participating in a Move Over Challenge during the month of January to help raise...

Lake Minneola High School – Week in Review

Submitted by Hilary Allen, Athletic Director   Monday, January 8 Girls Soccer teams went to Leesburg.  The varsity won 2-0 against Leesburg. Annie Griffin scored both...

Cold-Weather Shelters Established At Area Churches On Wednesday and Thursday

Several area churches are opening their doors as a refuge for individuals and families vulnerable to freezing temperatures set to affect Lake County this...

New Hope Christian Academy Announces Their Terrific Kids

The Clermont Kiwanis Club and New Hope Christian Academy are proud to announce January’s Terrific Kids. Gareth R, Mayla D, Kaden H, Katherine V, Izzy...

Montverde Academy Names New Athletic Director for 2018-19 School Year

Khrystal L. Phiri has been named as Montverde Academy's new Director of Athletics for the 2018-2019 school year. Mrs. Phiri holds a Bachelor of Science...

Lowe’s-Clermont Is Recognized For Its Community Partnership

Lowe’s Donates Toys And Food To Eustis Heights Elementary Students The Lowe’s Home Improvement store-Clermont donated boxes of toys and food for students at Eustis...

East Ridge High Ends 2017 Well And Starts 2018 Great

Submitted by Coach Grant Mollett, East Ridge High School Lake Buena Vista – December 28, 29, and 30 The East Ridge High School boys’ basketball team...

It Gets Cold Even In The Sunshine State

This week, temperatures will drop into the 30's. The Good News: No snow will accompany the chilly weather. Let's try to stay healthy. The Florida...

Mega Food Truck Rally On Montrose

Food, Fun and Shopping at the Mega Food Truck Rally More than 35 Food Trucks will converge on Saturday, January 20, from 2 pm to...

Orlando City Development Academy to Join Soccer Institute at Montverde Academy This Year

Orlando City SC has partnered with the Soccer Institute at Montverde Academy (S.I.M.A.) to manage and operate its U.S. Soccer Development Academy program. The...

South Lake Chamber of Commerce Announces Its Slate of Officers

The Clermont Chamber of Commerce was organized in 1922 to build its community and promote its businesses. Close to 100 years later, the Clermont Chamber's...

Clermont Toastmasters Have A New Location

The Clermont Toastmasters kicked-off 2018 with their first meeting on January 8th in their new space in the Clermont Seventh Day Adventist Church, located...

 An Orchid for the Library

Arline Jelly, a member of the Clermont Garden Club, shows off a “Phalaenopsis” Orchid which she recently put on display at the checkout desk...

Healthy Living Expo (Admission Free)

The Annual Healthy Living Expo comes to Clermont on Saturday, January 27, from 9:30 am - 2:00 pm  This annual event will feature over...

Lawsuit Filed Against The City Of Clermont By Clermont Chain Of Lakes Foundation

Boat ramp dispute heads into court On January 11, the stakes in an ongoing dispute between the city of Clermont and its citizens were raised...

Lake County Animal Shelter Celebrates One Year Anniversary Of ‘Stayin’ Alive’ Party

Get down and boogie with cool cats and groovy dogs during the ‘Stayin’ Alive’ disco extravaganza at the Lake County Animal Shelter. Residents are...

Jim Hanks Addresses Historical Society

How does one become a household name in a community?  If you listen carefully to Jim Hanks, you will learn that it takes time,...

South Lake Junior Woman’s Club Hosts An Inaugural Golf Tournament

Support the South Lake Junior Woman's Club (SLJWC) Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament Sponsor a Hole - $250. Play in the Tournament - $100 Friday, February 9 at...

Proposed Boat Ramp Shrunk to 21 Parking Spaces – Clermont Chain of Lakes Foundation...

  Greg Amann, a business owner and life-long resident of Clermont, participated in a series of visioning sessions in which more than 1,000 people from...

FAITH Neighborhood Center (FNC) made big strides in 2017

The FAITH Neighborhood Center (FNC) celebrated its first anniversary at its new 6000 sq. ft. location at 14727 Timber Village Road, Groveland, FL on...

Pine Ridge Elementary Students Celebrate Opening Of Sidewalk That Resulted From School Project

It has been about three years since students at Pine Ridge Elementary School took problem-based learning to a new level by studying the need for...

2018 South Lake Little League Registration Now Open

In Person Registration for the 2018 Spring Season Little League begins at Park Pals, Clermont, 1250 12th Street, Clermont Thursday, January 11 and Friday, January...

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