December 7 – December 14, 2017 Edition

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The Clermont City Council Chambers was filled to capacity with residents wanting to provide their opinions on the controversial issue: The closing and relocation of the city's boat ramp. Approximately 40 people waited for their chance to plead the need for a boat ramp.  Before the eager speakers were able to voice their views, the mayor reminded them of the...

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Don’t Miss The Dixie Swim Club at the East Ridge High School Barn Theatre

The BARN Theater proudly presents The Dixie Swim Club, directed by alumni, Walton Cobb on December 14 and 15th, at 7 pm. This funny...

Meet Jalebi and Bring Her Home For The Holidays

Submitted by the Animal League This happy pup has asked Santa Paws for a family for Christmas! Jalebi is a 2 1/2 month old, female,...

Residents Encouraged To Dispose Of Unwanted Medications And Hazardous Waste At Collection Event

Lake County Solid Waste and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to encourage Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous...

Clermont City Council May Vote On A New Location For the Boat Ramp At...

A public notice was recently issued by the City of Clermont advising the community that the City’s Boat Ramp Relocation would be discussed and...

Hyundai of Central Florida Is Open For Business

Hyundai of Central Florida celebrated its festive grand opening on Tuesday, December 5. Food, drinks, live music and guided tours were enjoyed during the opening...

Cypress Ridge Elementary’s Terrific Kids

The Kiwanis Club of South Lake and Cypress Ridge Elementary are proud to announce December's terrific kids! Grades K-2 Cooper Blackledge, Mya Diaz, Amanda Meijer, Wyatt...

Lake Minneola High School Sports (Week In Review)

Submitted by Hilary Allen, Athletic Director Tuesday, December 5 Girls Soccer teams hosted South Lake. The varsity won 4 – 0 with Courtney Santiago and...

The March of the Penguins

These young penguins and their mama are marching to Clermont’s Historic Village to be with all their friends and family and see the Christmas...

Boys Basketball At East Ridge High School

Submitted by Coach Grant Mollett, East Ridge High School Orlando – December 7  The East Ridge High School boys’ basketball team (1-2) traveled to play district...

Doris Bloodsworth Inducted Into Lake County Women’s Hall Of Fame

Doris Bloodsworth, an award-winning journalist, author and nationally-certified public-relations professional, was inducted into Lake County Women’s Hall of Fame this week. The Pulitzer-nominated journalist, who...

S & S Water Solutions

S&S Water Solutions was welcomed as a new member of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon cutting. The business, located in...

Real Life Christian Academy Senior Commits To Play Baseball For Georgia Southern University

Gerry Kelly, a senior at Real Life Christian Academy, signed a letter of commitment, officially declaring his intent to play baseball for Georgia Southern...

Concierge Home Care Provides Options To The Senior Community

The South Lake Chamber of Commerce celebrated a new chamber member, Concierge Home Care, at a ribbon cutting. The home health care service optimizes healthy...

Toastmasters Brings Out the Speaker In You

Curious about Toastmasters? Attending a meeting is a great opportunity to learn what it’s all about. The club provides a safe, supportive and positive...

Animal Shelter Offers Promotions to Help Pets Find A Ho-Ho-Home for the Holidays

Holidays are happier with pets! Give your family the gift that keeps on giving - a shelter cat or dog delivered directly to your...

A Christmas Concert Performed by Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra

Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra will perform its annual Symphony Christmas Concert in Eustis on December 14th at the Epiphany Celebration Anglican Church, 1724 South...

Meet Farley, The Christmas Pup

Submitted by The Animal League This handsome Shepherd and Corgi blend puppy is just 10 weeks old! Farley is one sweet boy, who loves to...

Give the Gift of Self. Become A Volunteer Guardian ad Litem

For most of us, the holiday season is a time to be with family and friends, sharing traditions and celebrations.  But for children in...

Clermont Garden Club Members Decorate A Tree At City Hall

Each year the Clermont Garden Club decorates and places a Christmas tree in the Planning Office at Clermont City Hall.  The gesture is to promote...

Complete List Of 2017 Clermont Art Festival Award Winners and 2018 Registration

The Clermont Downtown Partnership recently announced the complete list of 2017  “Champions for the Arts” winners and next year's registration information. CONGRATULATIONS TO DCAF Art Award Winners:...

Clermont Waterfront parkrun – Event number 207

Saturday, December 2 Eighty-seven runners participated in Saturday's event. Hector Clemente celebrated the completion of his 100th parkrun at Clermont. Also hitting a memorable milestone was...

Lisa Bentley Inspires Athletes With Cystic Fibrosis

Submitted by Kevin Grogan Lisa Bentley is an 11-time Ironman Triathlon Champion; not to mention the dozens of half Ironman races she has won overall. ...
Quit Smoking

Enjoy Fresh Air – Quit Smoking

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) in collaboration with the Central Florida Area Health Education Center (AHEC) are offering the following...

Make a Joyful Noise With Sisters Of Sound

Sisters of Sound, the Clermont Chapter of Harmony, Inc. are hosting their annual Christmas show at the South Lake Presbyterian Church, 2 pm on...

Coming Soon: Lucky’s Is Hiring, Chick-Fil-A Is Coming To Hwy 27 and Other Businesses...

New Businesses on Hwy 50:  At Home, A Home Decor Superstore – located in the K-Mart Shopping Center. Dairy Queen will be located near the Office Depot...

A Poinsettia for the Library

Molly Gaibisso, a student assistant at Cooper Memorial Library, admires the beautiful poinsettia now on display at the library. The plant was brought to...

East Ridge High Junior Nets Two EMMY Awards

Chloe McLean, an 11th-grade student at East Ridge High School in Clermont, won two EMMY® Awards last weekend for her work on The Outsiders...

Commission re-appoints Chairman, Vice Chairman

Commissioner Timothy Sullivan was unanimously chosen to serve another year as the Lake County Board of County Commissioners Chairman and Commissioner Leslie Campione was...

Clermont Police & Business Partners Host “Paint Day”

This Saturday, December, 9, the Clermont Police Department along with business partners and the Lincoln Park community will paint thirteen homes in the Oakhurst...

Who’s Your Santa?

The Santa Fun Run will be held on December 9th at 9 am, at Clermont Waterfront Park. Events include a 10k ($35), 5k ($25),...

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