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Those who came to the February 13th Clermont City Council meeting, expecting a controversial debate between the City Council and the Clermont Downtown Partnership (CDP) over the fate of Sunday’s Farmer’s Market and Merchant Faire, were disappointed. The Council only had good things to say about the changes being made to improve the Market. Throughout the year, Mayor Gail Ash...

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Poochapalooza – A Day For The Dogs

On Saturday, February 24th from 9 am to 1 pm, the Friends of Lake Louisa State Park will be hosting their 3rd annual Poochapalooza, a...

It is time for the 11th Annual Bras for the Cause & Boxers Too!!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 14. It is time for the 11th Annual Bras for the Cause & Boxers Too!! This year's event theme...

Groveland City Council Dominoes Fall Into Place

Submitted by Martin Proctor On January 10 Groveland City Council officially removed George Rosario from office as Mayor of Groveland by a 3-0 vote (see...

Inspiration For Only Pennies – Buy A Book, Read A Book, Gift A Book

The Friends of Cooper Memorial Library will hold its annual book sale on both Friday and Saturday, February 16 and 17 from 9 am to...

Sean Levesque Spreads Awareness On Alarming Statistics

Guest speaker Sean Levesque spoke to the Lions Club of Clermont on his mission: LOVE 2 HOPE Sean Levesque and his wife Susan are missionaries from...

Finalists named for Rookie Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year

Courtney Stokes of Tavares High School, Chelsie McCurdy of Lost Lake Elementary School and Jessica Browning of Leesburg High School are Lake County Schools’...

Clermont Waterfront parkrun recap, February 3

submitted by Bill Post and visitor Victoria Davis, Mile End parkrun, London, UK A humid and foggy morning greeted 126 runners, walkers and joggers at this...

Devonshire Dames Visit Historic Village

The “Devonshire Dames,” a group of active ladies from the King’s Ridge Devonshire neighborhood, spent a brisk morning at the Historic Village recently.  The ladies...

Lake Minneola High School Sports – Week In Review

Submitted by Hilary Allen Lake Minneola High School Sports – Week In Review (February 5 – 10)  Monday, February 5  The Girls Basketball Team won its...

Jason Lancy of Windy Hill Middle Named District’s Teacher Of The Year

Jason Lancy was not the typical math student, and no one expected him to become the typical math teacher. Math just didn’t come naturally...

2018 Lake County Regional Science and Engineering Fair Showcases Student Excellence in STEM

Lake County students showed off their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) capabilities at the Lake County Regional Science and Engineering Fair on February...

Lake Minneola High School Spring Sports Schedules

Submitted by Hilary Allen Below are the 2018 Spring Sports Schedules: Track & Field Tennis Soft Ball Weightlifting Baseball Boy’s Lacrosse Girl’s Lacrosse Tennis

Boys and Girls Clubs Help Children Reach Their Full Potential

Tracy Jones, the Club Service Director of the Boys & Girls Club, South Lake Unit in Clermont, was a recent guest speaker at the...

ClubZ! Tutoring and Test Prep of South Lake County

Club Z! Tutoring and Test Prep of South Lake County opened for business in September 2017 offering one-on-one and small group tutoring in all...

East Ridge Boys Varsity Basketball Team Finishes Regular Season and District Preview

Submitted by Coach Grant Mollett The East Ridge High School boys’ basketball team finished its regular season this past Thursday with a 69 - 53...

Getting To Know Groveland’s New Interim City Manager

The Tablet recently had an opportunity to meet Michael Hein, the Interim City Manager of Groveland and discover a little about Groveland’s newest city...

South Lake Chamber Of Commerce Wellness Challenge

Last year, the South Lake Chamber of Commerce held a 12-week Wellness Challenge, a competition to see who could lose the most weight and...

The Fate Of The Downtown Clermont Farmer’s Market Will Be Discussed This Tuesday

The Clermont Downtown Partnership (CDP) will go before Clermont City Council on Tuesday, February 13 at 6:30 pm to get approval to operate the...

Explore Nature with Dr. Minno’s BioBlitz

On Saturday, February 17, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Dr. Marc Minno will guide attendees on a 2-hour trek through the sandhill scrub...

Local Students Receive Awards From Tomoka Chapter of DAR

Tomoka Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held its annual student awards program on Friday, February 2, at Cooper Memorial Library. Beverly Oyler,...

James Barbeque, “You Don’t Need Teeth To Eat James’ Ribs!”

James BARBEQUE was selected as January's Business of the Month by the City of Groveland’s CRA. Are you looking for delicious Southern-style cooking, friendly service, and down-home...

An Important Message From The Lake County Health Department

Get A Flu Shot today! For those who have still not received a flu shot this year, it’s not too late! Annual vaccinations are safe...

Clermont Mayor Gail Ash Gives A City Update To The Kiwanis Club Of Clermont

Clermont Mayor Gail Ash was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club of Clermont meeting. Mayor Ash was born and grew up in New...

  “Color Me Calm” at the Minneola Schoolhouse Library

Don’t let the kids have all the fun! Explore the health benefits of adult coloring by attending the Minneola Schoolhouse Library’s bi-monthly coloring club...

American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Awards Were Presented To South Lake Students

Tomoka Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held its annual student award program on Friday, February 2, at Cooper Memorial Library. Tomoka Regent Beverly...

Cypress Ridge Elementary School Is Paving The Way For Discovering DREAMS

Cypress Ridge Elementary School (CRES) commemorated its 20th year of serving the community by opening Lake County’s first Discovery Science Center. The local science...

Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra Present “Song of Spring”

Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra will present, “SONG OF SPRING” at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 13600 Caspian Lane, Clermont on Friday, February...

Clermont’s Police Department Selects Its First Cadet

During fiscal year 2017, Clermont City Council approved a new Police Cadet position.  This position allows for the interview and selection of an individual...

South Lake Elks Lodge #1848 Is Holding An Open House At Its New Location

South Lake Elks Lodge #1848 recently purchased the Rusty Fox at 649 12th Street in Clermont. The building was remodeled.  New flooring was installed throughout...

Lake Minneola High School Sports – Week In Review

Submitted by Hilary Allen, Athletic Director Week in Review (January 28 - February 3) Tuesday, January 30 Leesburg beat the Boys Basketball team by a score...

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