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Memorial Day is a solemn day of remembrance of those who died serving in the American Armed Forces. Formally known as Decoration Day, the commemorative started after the Civil War to honor dead Union and Confederate soldiers by decorating their graves with flowers, wreaths, and flags. Decoration Day was renamed after World War II and officially declared Memorial Day in 1967. The annual...

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Beta Theta, A Community Service Organization, Gives Back To Its Community

Steven Robledo, a graduating student at Lake Minneola High School, received a $1,500 Beta Theta Sisters Memorial Scholarship from Beta Theta member Lucy Hage. Beta...

Relax At Clermont Historic Village

After a long day of working in the tomato fields or maintaining a house, Clermont’s early pioneers needed to relax and enjoy each other’s...

Food For Fines At The Minneola Schoolhouse Library (June 1-29)

The Minneola Schoolhouse Library is sponsoring a “Food for Fines” food donation campaign.  Donations will be accepted Friday, June 1 through Friday, June 29. All...

Garden Club Members Attend Spring Meeting

Debra Smidt, President of the Clermont Garden Club, is pictured with the five Florida Federation of Garden Club awards that the CGC recently won.  Two...

Last Call For Fishing and Boating Camp

For the 5th year, The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail in partnership with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish Florida and Florida Youth Conservation Center Network...

Be Aware And Be Prepared – Tropical Storm Alberto May Cause Severe Weather Conditions...

Emergency Management officials urge weather awareness as Tropical Storm Alberto forms; Sandbags are available at five locations  The Lake County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is...

Doris Bloodsworth Is The Guest Speaker At A Meeting Of The Kiwanis Club Of...

Doris Bloodsworth, author, and local historian was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Clermont on May 8, 2018. Doris, who was accompanied...

Susan Tortora, Dean of External Program Development, Elected To Serve On FHSAA Board Of...

Montverde Academy is proud to announce that Susan Tortora, Dean of External Program Development and Head Coach Track and Field, has been elected to...

Lake County Offices To Close For Memorial Day; Solid Waste Collection To Shift By...

All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector, the Lake County Animal...

Lake County Third Grade Students Above State Average On Language Arts Exam

Third grade students in Lake surpassed the state average on the language arts section of the 2018 Florida Standards Assessment. According to data released by...

Cyclists Ride In Silence In Honor Of Those Injured Or Killed While Cycling On...

Submitted by Vianca Patino Cyclists worldwide united on May 20 at 6:30 pm in a silent and slow-paced ride in honor of those who have...

Clermont Police Sgt. Nicholas Bloom Recognized for Valor and Heroism at 2018 ASIS...

The Clermont Police Department is proud to announce that Sgt. Nicholas Bloom was recognized at the 2018 L.E.O. Awards hosted by the Orlando Chapter...

Reminder:  New Fertilizer Restrictions Begin June 1

Lake County’s fertilizer ordinance is intended to help reduce nutrient-loading in urban landscapes by adding application restrictions using Florida-Friendly Landscaping principles. The ordinance, recommended...

Montverde Academy Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Receives Proclamation From Lake County Board Of Commissioners

The Lake County Board of Commissioners recognized Montverde Academy’s Varsity Boys’ Basketball team with an official Proclamation, presented by Sean Parks, Lake County Commission,...

Clermont Proclaims The Month Of May As ALS Awareness Month

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and...

Lake County Property Values Up Over 9 Percent

Lake County’s tax roll is recording another substantial boost this year from new construction reports the Lake County Property Appraiser, Carey Baker. New home...

The Same Is Lame Jazz Ambassadors is “Not Your Grandpa’s Big Band”!

Don't Miss the SPRING SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT on May 28 at 7 pm at Gateway Church Auditorium, 15550 Country Road 565-A Clermont Based in Clermont, the...

Groveland Police Officer Kevin Christie Receives An Award For His Dedication to The Groveland...

Each quarter, Groveland Chief of Police Shawn Ramsey presents an award to one of his officers for his/her outstanding accomplishments and achievements to the...

Lake County “Emergency Medical Services Week” Proclaimed May 20 – 26

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners today presented a proclamation to Lake County Fire Rescue and Lake EMS personnel designating May 20-26 as...

LSSC Partners with Redd Ash Technologies to Enhance Computer Information Technology Program

Starting on the South Lake Campus in August 2018, Lake-Sumter State College is partnering with Redd Ash Technologies to provide students with the opportunity...

Clermont Waterfront parkrun #232 Recap, May 19

Submitted by Bill Post Summer is here as high humidity but luckily cloudy skies greeted our 92 participants who ran, jogged and walked the 3.1-mile...

Groveland Is Growing and With Growth Comes A Need For Space

Groveland is the fastest-growing city in Lake County. The city’s population went from 8,729 in 2010 to 11,528 in 2015, an increase of 32...

Kiwanis Club of Clermont Welcomed SLHS Key Club and Faculty Advisors To Its Meeting

The fourth Tuesday of each month is designated as an evening meeting by the Kiwanis Club of Clermont. At a current evening meeting, the club welcomed...

Minneola Fire Chief Is The Special Guest At Library Story Time (June 1)

We are kicking off our library Summer Reading Program (SRP) with a special guest! Minneola Fire Chief Jan Otero will join kids of all...

District 15 Congressional Candidate Forum On June 2

The South Lake and 4 Corners Democratic Clubs will host a District 15 Congressional Candidate Forum on Saturday, June 2, at the Clermont Arts...

Clermont Toastmasters

The Clermont Toastmasters held an open house event on May 14, welcoming 22 members and nine guests for the evening. The evening’s Toastmaster, Marcia Carter,...

Beta Theta, A Community Service Organization, Gives Back To Its Community

Silkia Gonzalez, a graduating student at East Ridge High School, received a $1,500 Beta Theta Sisters Memorial Scholarship from Beta Theta member Joan Kyle. Beta...

Behind The Scenes With East Ridge High School Valedictorian And Salutatorian

Submitted by Vianca Patino, The South Lake Tablet I had the opportunity to chat with two of the highest honored graduates at East Ridge High...

Five Local High School Students Receive Scholarships From The Caribbean American Association of Lake...

Five local graduating High School students have been recognized as recipients of a Caribbean American Associations of Lake County (CAALC) college scholarship. The recipients are: ...

Meet Smiley, She’ll Put A BIG Smile On Your Face

Submitted by The Animal League If you're wondering how this is 1-year-old Pointer Blend got her name, it's because she's always got a smile on her...

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