Public Notice: City Council Special Meeting The City of Groveland is providing a link as an option for those within the public who would like to watch/listen to the Friday, July 19, 2024, City Council Special Meeting scheduled for 2:30...
Article and Photos by Helene Cavallo The Orlando Cat Café, founded in 2016 by owner Sandra Cagan, was the first Cat Café to open in the state of Florida.   Located at 532 Cagan Park Avenue, suite 201-203, Clermont, it partners...
The Neighborhood Center of South Lake celebrated their most cherished individuals - their dedicated volunteers.  Green Valley Country Club provided the backdrop for the celebration.  These unwavering individuals assist in combating hunger within the South Lake community. Their commitment and...
On July 20, from 12 pm to 4 pm, the Mascotte Church is hosting a Lasagna Dinner. For just $10, enjoy delicious lasagna with garlic bread, dessert, and a refreshing drink. You can dine in or take your meal to...
By Nichole Smith, MVA Communications Manager From June 10 – 19, Montverde Academy hosted 54 Chinese students from Shanghai. For a week and a half, these students had the opportunity to immerse themselves in three of MVA’s language courses to enhance...
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont is gearing up to host a special Nacho Fundraiser on Saturday, September 7th, inviting the community to join in an afternoon to help two local charities at the Green Valley Country Club. Located at...
The Clermont Police Department is joining forces with other local and state law enforcement agencies in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee for Operation Southern Slow Down. This initiative runs from July 15 through July 20, 2024.This week-long...
Beta Theta-ESA recently donated support to Ruff Times Rescue (RTR), an organization whose focus and goal are on preventing pets from entering overcrowded animal control facilities and finding them loving homes.  When a pet must be rehomed, RTR ensures it...
Carefully planned and designed, Clermont’s new Public Services Facility is operational and will enhance the delivery of crucial and specialized services that keep Clermont running. The $17 million facility is located at 12824 Hancock Road and houses what is...
Submitted by A Forever Home Animal Rescue, Inc. Prince is a 6-yr-old Chihuahua mix weighing approximately 15 lbs.  He has been with us for over 2 years.  He was so scared and unsocialized when we first got him.  He was...
Submitted by The Animal League This year’s event promises a day of fun, community spirit, and philanthropy, all in support of The Animal League’s mission to protect and care for animals in need.  Event Details: Saturday, September 21, 2024  Time: 8:00 am...
The Minneola City Council recently approved the journey which marks a significant commitment to enhancing public resources and community engagement. This endeavor involves repurposing the existing schoolhouse library to better complement its surrounding area. This move ensures that the library's...
Save the Date: for the Friends of Cooper Memorial Library Book Sale at 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. The sale starts Friday, July 26 from 9 - 3:00. Saturday, July 27, from 9 - 3:00. Monday, July 29, the remaining...
In a significant achievement highlighting their dedication to upholding the highest standards in law enforcement, the Groveland Police Department has successfully achieved reaccreditation. This rigorous process ensures that the department remains aligned with best practices through continuous self-assessment and...
Jeff's Bagel Run has recently announced the grand opening of its newest location in Clermont at 16528 SR-50, Clermont, from 7 am to 2 pm daily. The festivities will kick off on Wednesday, July 17th, offering special promotions to its...
Groveland is partnering with Find, Feed, Restore for an event aimed at supporting local families as they prepare for the upcoming school year. The Back 2 School Backpack Bash is set to take place on Saturday, July 27, starting...
Lake Sumter-State College The 25th Annual Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) athletics Golf Classic is set for Friday, Sept. 13, 2024. LSSC Athletics and the LSSC Foundation, Inc. at Harbor Hills Country Club. This event raises funds for scholarships that support our...
by Jimmy Crawford, Esq. Contributing Writer Yes, soup can save America. America is suffering from an epidemic of divisiveness – we see it every day in the news, in politics, in everyday life. Republicans fight Democrats, Democrats fight Republicans, heck,...
On the HOT sunny morning of July 4th, Downtown Clermont was filled with excitement as the annual Freedom 5K kicked off at 7:30 am. The event, beginning at 490 West Ave, attracted a lively crowd of family and friends...
Residents of Clermont are invited to participate in an important Lincoln Park Community meeting, "Let'sTalk: Health, Crime, Environment," which will be held at Wootson Temple Church, located at 918 Scott Street, on July 15 from 6:30 pm to 7:30...
The Orlando Cat Cafe This month, Orlando Cat Café will be donating several pet oxygen masks to Lake County Fire Department to help save local pets. This is an annual tradition for us in recognition of National Pet Fire Safety...
CLERMONT: The book, "Clermont: From Gem Of The Hills to Choice Of Champions," provides an expansive look at Clermont's history, tracing its journey from the Ice Age era, through the lives of the area's first Native Americans, to the...
BY THE SOUTH LAKE TABLET 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...
by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet Clermont is no stranger to car dealerships, especially on the east side of the city on State Road 50 but did you know that the historic downtown area of Clermont has a dealership history...
Several dedicated members of the Lake County Fire Rescue team have successfully graduated from the July 2023-2024 Lake Technical College Paramedic Program. This paves the way for them to sit for the Paramedic National Registry Exam, a crucial step...
Donavan Banks, former middle school robotics teacher turned elite athlete, has officially qualified for Team USA and will head to Paris to compete in the 2024 Summer Olympics. Banks secured his spot by finishing in the top three in...
Take a break from the summer heat and join the Minneola Firefighters for a fun and informative story time on Friday, July 12 at 11 am at the Minneola City Hall Gym at 800 US-Hwy 27. Kids of all ages...
 June 2024  Hello Clermont Champions and Happy Summer!  We recently celebrated our third Juneteenth event and it keeps getting better and better! Much of that success is due to our partnership with the South Lake Lincoln Park Alliance and our sponsors...
At the end of May, residents Cindy and Chris Davis discovered an emaciated and weak  Red-Tailed Hawk near the Clermont Historic Village. The young hawk, clearly was in need of help. Without hesitation, Cindy and Chris decided to take...
The Weavers of Orlando Guild will hold their next meeting on July 20, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. at the Leesburg Center for the Arts, located at 429 West Magnolia Street, Leesburg, FL 34748. This month's program will feature kumihimo, the...
Clermont Police Department (Photos taken by Toni Bell) Clermont Police Chief Charles Broadway and his staff honored their 2023 recipients for their service! Recognizing and appreciating the efforts of those who serve the community is important. CONGRATULATIONS TO -    CHIEF’S...
Clermont Police Department is taking its commitment to ensure safety and security to the sky as drones will soon take flight. Whether searching for a lost child or endangered adult, assessing damage after a storm or locating a suspect...
Lake Technical College - For nearly six decades, Lake Technical College has stood as the cornerstone of Lake County’s educational landscape, renowned for its commitment to delivering top-tier workforce training programs. This longstanding dedication is exemplified through consistent successes...
A Forever Home Animal Rescue, Inc We got him from a high-kill shelter the day he was to be put down. He was adopted by a family, they moved and were unable to take him. He seems to prefer short...
Two track student-athletes from Lake-Sumter State College were standouts at the Puerto Rican National Championships held at Estadio Jose A. Figueroa Freyre in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Despite weather delays impacting the schedule, both Santos Aguilar and Darwin Vega Ramos...
Lake Apopka Natural Gas District A historic milestone was reached for Lake Apopka Natural Gas District (LANGD) today as the company marked 65 years of excellence in public service, stewardship and dedication to the communities it serves. “Celebrating 65 years of...
Lechoner A El Barrio Restaurant is celebrating its grand opening on Monday, June 24. This family-owned business, located at 1800 S. Hwy 27, is excited to bring its Latin signature dishes to the community. The restaurant occupies the prior...
by Clermont Garden Club   Throughout the year, the Clermont Garden Club purchase flower/gardening books for the children at Head Start of Clermont. Head Start is a free program for children of low income families, providing child care and comprehensive early learning at the...
Orlando Health South Lake Hospital took center stage as the main event sponsor of the recent South Lake Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, with Lance Sewell, President of the hospital, delivering a keynote address. Lance highlighted insights into the hospital's...
On Monday, June 17, Splash Of Style Kids Salon celebrated its grand opening. Members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce were there to host the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Located at 307 N US Hwy 27 suite 307B, Minneola, this salon...
In recognition of her exceptional dedication and profound impact on the South Lake community, Renee "Gigi" Capria of We Can Do It Realty was presented with the Ann Dupee Gem of the Hills Award for June. This award celebrates...
by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet Advent Health Centra Care, the new building located at 2345 East SR 50, Clermont, celebrated its grand opening on June 12th. The South Lake Chamber of Commerce hosted the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The urgent care facility...
The Bell opened its doors last Thursday, June 13, at 637 8th St., in downtown Clermont and has already become a beloved spot for those seeking a genuine pub experience. Patrons at The Bell are greeted by an ambiance...
The Original Goomba’s has added Donzito to its brand bringing with it a blending of traditional Italian dishes and exciting Brazilian flavors. Gomba's Donzito remains at the same location at 2395 S Hwy 27, by the Epic Theater. The South...
submitted by the Clermont Woman's Club   The Clermont Woman's Club is a proud member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Their commitment to community service and philanthropy has been unwavering for nearly a century.  For more information about the...
It's Not Too Late To Donate Building Blocks Ministries, a beacon of hope and empowerment for adults with developmental disabilities, recently received a donation of shoes for their shoe drive. Michelle Delaney and Toni Bell, members of Beta Theta-ESA, visited...
Pastfinders of South Lake County Genealogical Society Pastfinders of South Lake County Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to assisting individuals in discovering their family history through education, preservation, and research assistance. Throughout the year, we offer educational programs through...
Submitted by New Beginnings Of Central Florida Volunteers and Supporters of New Beginnings gathered for their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast to honor and award their greatly appreciated services. Jenny Hightower welcomed everyone by sharing, “We are honored to be able...
Community Members, The qualifying period for the 2024 City of Groveland Municipal Election began on Monday, June 10, 2024, at 12:00 noon, and concluded today, Friday, June 14, 2024, at 12:00 noon. We are pleased to announce the following qualified...
In a gesture of support for local education, Beta Theta-ESA has awarded scholarships to two deserving students from Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC). The recipients, Karissa Merchant and Alstair Clark, each received a $1,000.00 scholarship to assist them on their...
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