Pictured: Michael, Michelle and Bill Delaney


The South Lake Tablet is your go-to source for news and stories that matter to the South Lake County community. Our coverage spans the vibrant areas of Clermont, Groveland, Mascotte, Minneola, and Montverde. We pride ourselves on spotlighting businesses, residents, and organizations that impact our community significantly. From historical insights to current events and future developments, we are committed to keeping you informed and connected.

Pictured Long Ago L-R: -Michael, Bill, Michelle, Steve and Patrick

Our Legacy The Delaney family has been part of the business community since moving to Clermont in 1973; first opening 2 Sons Cleaners and in 1987, Bill Delaney founded Buena Vista Publishing. After working for Disney  for close to 30 years,  Michelle retired in 2017. and purchased the South Lake Tablet..

The Delaneys and the South Lake Tablet have since grown alongside South Lake, and are proud to document its rich history, present achievements, and promising future.  Bill Delaney is the founder and owner of Buena Vista Publishing; Michael is the BVP General Manager and publisher of the SLT.  

Patrick Delaney on the road

Patrick, the youngest, is the BVP/SLT graphic designer and Michelle is the owner and editor-in-chief of the South Lake Tablet.  Stephen, the eldest son is a Colorado firefighter and owner of  “Ruff Dogs”, a doggie daycare, overnight boarding, grooming and training facility.


Chuck Seaver and business owner of Green Mountain Pizza Roberto Del Vermi

Meet the SLT Journalist and Historian – Chuck Seaver brings the community to life with his engaging accounts of Then and Now,  local organizations and businesses that shape the heart of South Lake. He also provides updates to the business directory.



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