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Clermont Waterfront park run (August 17)

by Kendyl Cardwell This week at the Clermont Waterfront parkrun, we had an impressive total of 223 participants. Everyone from runners to walkers to joggers...

West African Family visits Tuscanooga Baptist Church

The Goungampo Family from Togo, West Africa, were recent guests at the Tuscanooga Baptist Church.  The three daughters provided beautiful music followed by a...

East Ridge High School Girls Cross Country Season Preview And Schedule

By Grant Mollett, M.Ed. East Ridge High School The East Ridge High School girls cross country team’s official practices began on Monday, July 29.  The...

Clermont Woman’s Club Donates Soles4Souls

Clermont Woman's Club members were happy to donate shoes for Soles4Souls, a General Federation of Women's Clubs' Grand Initiative. The club sent 3 large boxes filled...

Lake County Office Of Communications Receives FPRA Golden Image Award

A calendar featuring Lake County Firefighters holding cute and cuddly shelter pets has been honored with a Golden Image Award by the Florida Public...

Lovable Jet! Meet Him At The Animal League

The Animal League Jet is a 2-year-old male Domestic Shorthair blend.   This handsome and playful guy really enjoys human companionship.  He is a lovebug!  He...

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit To Make Stop In Groveland (August 22)

Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way at...

Dessert Challenge Was Fun For Everyone And The People’s Choice – Ritters Frozen Custard!

Submitted by Clermont Historic Society The first People's Choice Dessert Challenge was held on Saturday, August 10th at Clermont’s Historic Village. Over 200 people came...

ClassWallet Opens for Teachers

Lake County teachers may find it easier to buy classroom supplies without dipping as deeply into their personal funds this year as the district...

Groveland’s Community Development Director Tim Maslow, Impressive Man With A Big Mission

by Marty Proctor Tim Maslow began in late April 2019 as the new Community Development Director (CDD) for the City of Groveland.  The role of...

Former City Councilman Keith Mullins Appointed To Temporarily Serve Clermont

On August 13, Clermont City Council appointed former Council Member Keith Mullins to temporarily serve on seat#2 vacated by the late Ray Goodgame. Mullins...

Ray Goodgame Will Be Missed By The City He Served

A special tribute to the memory of the late Clermont City Council Member Ray Goodgame was given by the city at the council meeting...

Faith Neighborhood Center Receives The Support Of Beta Theta-ESA

FAITH Neighborhood Center (FNC) was founded in 1972 and has been in continuous operation since, providing assistance to low-income families and individuals in South...

Monies Raised At Healthcare Industry Night Donated To Local Charities

On July 25, Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care, a local community-based, not-for-profit provider of hospice and palliative care services hosted a Healthcare Industry Night (HCIN)...

Clermont Waterfront parkrun (August 10)

submitted by Kendyl Cardwell, parkrun This weekend’s Clermont Waterfront parkrun was a breath of fresh air, literally. A whopping 67 first timers lined up at...

Coffee With The Mayor of Clermont (August 17)

On the third Saturday of each month, Clermont Mayor Gail Ash meets with her constituents at a local business in Clermont to discuss news,...

Clermont City Manager Darren Gray Chosen For Leadership Florida Program

Leadership Florida recently announced that Darren Gray will be part of its Cornerstone Class 38 for 2019-2020. Leadership Florida’s members represent the highest levels...

Free Eye Care Class At Cooper Memorial Library (August 21)

August 21 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm The Cooper Memorial Library will host another program sponsored by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Cornerstone...

Friends Of The Cooper Memorial Library Hosts Programs (September 4- 14)

COOKING AT THE LIBRARY WITH CHEF WARREN September 4 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am (room 108) The Friends of the Cooper Memorial Library will host...

It’s Not Cool To Miss School

Have you ever asked yourself how/why some students go through 12 years of elementary, junior, and high school without missing a day? What makes...

Orlando Cat Cafe Participates In Clear The Shelters™ Pet Adoption Drive (August 17)

On August 17, Orlando Cat Café will participate in the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations (NBC and Telemundo owned stations), a division of NBCUniversal, pet...

Lake County 2019-2020 Student Calendar

It's never too early to begin planning what you are going to do during the kids next break. Lake County Schools 2019-2020 Student Calendar. August 12   ...

Keep Students Safe -Drive With Caution And Don’t Text While Driving

Lake County students are heading back to school on Monday. These next few weeks will be a little confusing and stressful for students and...

Cuddly Coconut!

by The Animal League Coconut is a 6-year-old male Chihuahua that weighs just 6 pounds.  Isn't his blue color unique?  Coconut is just a sweet little guy. ...

Harris Chain Of Lakes Selected To Host 2020 FLW Tour Event

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that the Harris Chain of Lakes has been selected to host the second...

UF/IFAS Lake County Extension To Offer A Variety Of Educational Programs, Other Opportunities In...

The UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County, the University of Florida’s local Extension campus in Tavares, will be offering a variety of educational programs for...

Free Family History Summer Assistance

Summer is almost over, but there is still time to research who your ancestors were.  Would you like to build your family tree for...

Back to School Anxiety – Prepare For The First Day Of School Now

This Monday will start a new school year in south Lake County.  The transition from a summer of late nights and sleep-ins to a...

Lake County Students Will Continue to Receive Free Breakfasts And Lunches

Lake County students will continue to receive free breakfasts and lunches this school year, regardless of household income. The free meals are a result of...

Teachers Show Lots Of Spirit As They Head Back To School

More than 50 years ago the "Clermont Chamber of Commerce,” came up with an idea to kick off the school year by hosting a Teacher Appreciation...
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