The Groveland Police Department's third annual "Christmas in July" Toy Drive, Outdoor Expo, and Car Show will be held on Saturday, July 20 from 10 am to 2 pm at Groveland Ace Hardware, 1007 SR 50, Groveland. This event,...
submitted by The Kiwanis Club of Clermont   The Kiwanis Club of Clermont enjoys a tradition of supporting the Lake County Sheriff's Office in its annual “Project Kid Connect” backpack and school supply giveaway.    The club recently donated $1,500.00 to the Lake...
This is going to be a very busy 4th of July weekend. People want to get outside, celebrate, and socialize. There will be lots of firework displays, concerts, picnics, and neighborhood Bar-B-Qs. As everyone prepares for the holiday, #1...
The City of Groveland will be holding its 4th of July Celebration at Lake David (450 S. Lake Ave., Groveland) from 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Lake David. Live entertainment, food trucks, kids' zone, car show, vendors, fireworks, and...
Break out your favorite red, white, and blue, call your friends, and family, and make plans to celebrate America at Clermont's annual Red, White & BOOM! The free, family event will be packed with fun activities, tasty foods, and live...
Enjoy a spaghetti dinner while supporting our veterans. This event offers both eat-in and take-out options for your convenience, with drinks available for purchase. Date: Saturday, June 22 Time:  4 pm - 6 pm Location: Clermont VFW Post 5277, 855 W. Desoto...
As the sun sets below the horizon, the anticipated monthly First Friday event will begin this Friday, June 7. The aroma of sizzling dishes will fill the air and people will head to Downtown Clermont to visit the food...
The 11th annual Clermont Caribbean Jerk Festival is set for Saturday, June 1, 2024, from 12 to 9 p.m. The free family-friendly cultural event is presented by the Caribbean American Association of Lake County (CAALC) at Clermont’s Waterfront Park...
In a special election for Clermont City Council Seat 2, Tod Howard emerged victorious with 1,806 votes, securing 55% of the total, while his opponent Otis Taylor, Jr. garnered 1,441 votes, or 44%. Howard was sworn in to fill...
The community of Clermont came together to honor the nation's heroes during a special Memorial Day observance, remembering and paying tribute to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. This heartfelt event was hosted by the...
Lake Sumter State College - We are happy to announce Kids’ College 2024 registration is open! Early College Programs would like to invite you and the youth in your life to take advantage of this amazing college preparation opportunity....
Since the late 1980s, the Kiwanis Club of Clermont has honored those laid to rest at Oak Hill Cemetery by placing a USA flag on each site. This heartfelt tradition expanded in 2018 to include first responders. Today, over...
By Coach Brad Lord, South Lake High School   South Lake High School Football will have something to build on going into summer workouts. After a slow start, the Eagles dominated Foundation Academy and won their spring game 49-14. The Eagles...
On Saturday, May 25, the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall arrived in Clermont, escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders. This poignant and powerful tribute to the fallen heroes of the Vietnam War will be available for public viewing over the...
As Memorial Day approaches, volunteers from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary can be seen distributing small red poppies in communities across the nation. These delicate paper flowers, known as VFW Buddy Poppies, carry deep significance,...
The City of Groveland warmly invites residents to join in a heartfelt event, "A Morning of Commemorating Our Heroes," on Monday, May 27. The commemoration will take place from 8:00 am to 9:30 am at the E.L. Puryear Building...
The Clermont Woman's Club   Members of the Clermont Woman's Club recently distributed baskets of goodies to the Clermont Police Department, Lake County Sheriff's Office, Groveland Police Department, Clermont Fire Department,  Groveland Fire Department and the City of Clermont Maintenance Department...
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont, Prayer Breakfast team was selected as this month's member(s) of the month.    Thanks to their hard work and the generosity of the community, The Neighborhood Center of South Lake and Read to Sydney will each...
The results of the Clermont City Council Seat 2 votes are in.   Tod Howard will take the seat vacated by the passing of Jim Purvis. Tod Howard       1,806 votes Otis Taylor Jr.     1,441 votes      ...
The City of Groveland is hosting the 2nd Friday Block Party on Friday, May 10th from 5 pm to 9 pm. The evening of fun, food, and music will be held at Lake David Park 450 S Lake Ave,...
As we commemorate Earth Day on April 22, 2024, it's crucial to reflect on the significance of safeguarding our planet and acknowledging the undeniable impact of climate change. This year's Earth Day carries a reminder of the urgent need...
Mother Nature will surely feel the love on Saturday, April 20 as Clermont celebrates Earth Day with a lake clean-up and festival at Lake Hiawatha Preserve, 450 12th Street. This year’s national theme is Planet VS Plastics and the local...
Lake County law enforcement agencies will take part in the Special Olympics Florida’s annual Law Enforcement Torch Run on April 23, with the run kicking off at the Special Olympics Florida State Office, 1915 Don Wickham Drive, Clermont. Personnel from...
On April 20th, from 5-9 pm, relive the good ol' days, as the Groveland Historical Society recreates the 'Teenway' dances from the 1950s-60s. Volunteers will transform the Lake David Center into a scene from the bygone era.   "BBQ Dinners...
On April 8th, an extraordinary celestial event captivated skywatchers worldwide as a total solar eclipse unfolded.  Unfortunately, Floridians could only see a glimpse of this awe-inspiring spectacle. Solar eclipses occur when the Moon aligns perfectly between the Earth and the...
On April 8th, an extraordinary celestial event is set to captivate skywatchers worldwide as a total solar eclipse unfolds. However, unfortunately for Floridians, this awe-inspiring spectacle won't be visible from the Sunshine State. Total solar eclipses occur when the Moon...
With the rapid approach of the Primary and General Elections, misinformation campaigns have kicked into high gear. These campaigns are eroding away the foundation of our Republic by undermining voter confidence in election administration. I and my office team want...
Groveland’s Celebrating Easter Event Saturday, March 30 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Lake David Park – 450 S. Lake Avenue, Groveland, FL 34736  
OAKLAND, FL — The Town of Oakland’s “2024 Celebration Among the Oaks” event is returning with an expanded footprint, offering more experiences, 40,000 eggs, and crafts vendors, bringing the community together for a springtime festival. At “Celebration Among the Oaks,” guests...
In a recent keynote address at the South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast held at Groveland's Puryear Building, City Manager Mike Hein provided a comprehensive update on the City of Groveland. With over 30 years of experience in public...
Lake Louisa State Park is gearing up to celebrate the beauty of nature with its upcoming Nature Fest event, hosted by Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, 7305 US Hwy 27. Scheduled for March 23 from 9 am to 2...
Lake County high school students, mark your calendars for a unique event designed just for you! The upcoming Driving Test Event is an opportunity for young drivers to easily and efficiently complete their driving tests. The event will take place...
Groveland’s Founder’s Day Celebration Day of Schedule: Entertainment Schedule: March 23 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM | Crenshaw Band 3:40 PM – Central Florida Dreamplex Stars Cheerleading Performance 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM | I'm A Soul Man! Featuring Billy Buchanan & his Rock...
submitted by Brandon Kari, Middle School Boys Basketball Coach & Sand Volleyball Coach The Foundation Academy Beach Volleyball team came up just short Tuesday afternoon against Merritt Island Christian.  Line of one Haley H. and Kaitlyn H. went point for...
As St. Patrick's Day draws near, people are rummaging through their closets in search of  greens and shamrocks and seeking out the perfect spot to celebrate the "Wearing of the Green." Amidst the celebrations and merrymaking, lies truths and...
submitted by Brandon Kari, Foundation Academy Middle School Boys Basketball Coach & Sand Volleyball Coach The Foundation Academy Beach Volleyball team came out victorious on Monday afternoon (March 11), against Lake Buena Vista High School.  Lines 1,2, and 3 all...
submitted by Brandon Keri, Foundation Academy Middle School Boys Basketball Coach & Sand Volleyball Coach The Foundation Academy Beach Volleyball team recently went up against Windermere High School on Thursday afternoon for its second match of the season.  Each of...
Set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Minneola, this three-day regatta promises memories to last a lifetime. Whether you're vying for the podium or simply soaking in the atmosphere, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this sailing event...
Dim Sum House - Excitement buzzes as anticipation builds for the grand opening of Dim Sum House, at 2440 Fl-50. Originally slated to open its doors on February 5, eager patrons were disappointed, fueling whispers that the Cantonese restaurant...
1 Mile Fun Run, 5K/10K The race course begins on the Lake-Sumter State College South Lake campus, includes the challenge of the South Lake Trail via the Hancock Extension, and ends back on the Lake-Sumter campus with green beer to...
February 2024  Hello Clermont Champions!  I am very pleased with the turnout for several recent meetings and workshops and hope good attendance continues.  Our February Council workshop focused on the 8th Street Docks and Meet Us in the Middle Plaza project. The...
Written by Kathy Henderson, Photos submitted by Lisa Harris   President Lisa Harris, and Show Chair Kathy Henderson would like to invite the community to the South Lake Art League on Montrose Street, to enjoy a wonderful Elementary School Art Show.  Saturday,...
Submitted by A Forever Home Animal Rescue Kaylee is a 10-yr.-old Terrier mix weighing 13 lbs. She was rescued from a high-kill shelter when her time was up. She is visually impaired but appears to have some vision. She had...
For the fourth year, Clermont Police will lead the way for the growing event that raises dollars and awareness to assist area law enforcement officers who are impacted by the dangers of their profession. The "Honoring the Fallen 5K" will...
Get ready to groove to the rhythm of reggae at Lake David Park as the One Love Reggae Festival makes its return on Saturday, February 24th. Mark your calendars for an afternoon and evening filled with music, positive vibes, and...
by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The City of Clermont’s West Osceola Street Parking and Trail Realignment Project is underway with a lot of progress thus far. The project, located near West Avenue, is slated for completion in late May...
Orlando Health South Lake Hospital will host an exclusive, women’s-only event in celebration of the Orlando Health South Lake Hospital Center for Women and Babies 20th anniversary. The event will include tours, activities and more The special event will take...
The V F W Auxiliary monthly spaghetti dinner will be held on  Saturday Feb. 24,  from  4 pm - 6 pm. at 855. W. Desoto Street.   Enjoy spaghetti and meatballs, along with garlic bread, salad, and dessert, all for  $9.00 per...
By MVA Sports The 2024 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) girls soccer Class 3A Region 2 championship game may be considered one of the most unpredictable, yet pulsating, edge of your seat games one may ever witness. The game saw...
The South Lake Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual Ambassadors Appreciation Breakfast, an event that took place on Friday, February 16th at the Wesley Center. The gathering served to express gratitude to the dedicated ambassadors who tirelessly contribute...
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