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...
Downtown Clermont is gearing up for the 2024 Irish Art & Music Festival. From March 16 beginning at 11 am to March 17, at 8 pm, locals and visitors will enjoy two days of Irish culture, music, and fun-filled...
by Donna DiGennaro, Clermont Historical Society If the nasty, rainy weather on February 17th kept you snuggled up inside and you missed chatting with “Rosie” that day, you’re in luck!   Angie “Rosie” Morthland will be the featured speaker at the...
On Saturday, March 16, at 8 am, the Minneola Athletic Complex will transform into a hub of energy and purpose as participants lace up their sneakers for the MS Awareness 5K walk/run. This event, organized to raise awareness and...
submitted by Grace Rabano (Publicity Lead for CGC)   Members of the Clermont Garden Club (CGC) celebrate the beginning of spring by creating a Linear Design floral arrangement using colorful chrysanthemums and daisies. The floral design program was led by Clermont...
Lake County 2024 EcoExpo will happen Saturday, March 2 in the Lake Square Mall at 10401 US Hwy 441 in Leesburg from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The theme of this year’s EcoExpo is “Lake County – Let’s Go...
by Chuck Seaver, SOUTH LAKE TABLET The 4th Annual Honoring the Fallen 5K Race was held on Saturday, February 25th beginning at SunCreek Brewery, 790 West Minneola Avenue, Clermont. The annual event, sponsored by the Clermont Police Department, honors those law...
A Message From Alan Hays Happy New Year! With the holidays behind us, your team of election professionals becomes even more laser-focused on election preparation for the Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) on March 19th. Our staff is 100% committed to...
Michelle Delaney, SOUTH LAKE TABLET (EDITORIAL) In a world fixated on youth and vitality, let's think about a refreshing perspective on the value of age and the richness of experience that comes with age. Society tends to marginalize older individuals. No...
By the Animal League   Hi Friends!  My name is Winter and I am a 5-year-old, 95-pound Great Pyrenees Blend.   I am a very loving girl and simply adore attention!  I just want to be petted and petted some more!  I...
by Pam Schultz, Clermont Woman's Club   It is the goal of the Clermont Woman's Club to help and encourage women to further their education in both traditional and non-traditional careers.    President Helen Cooney and Scholarship Chairman Carol Spaldi have announced CWC's...
Clermont Family Eyecare Wellness and Esthetics celebrated its grand opening on Hwy 27, Ste. 7, Clermont on February 22.   Members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce attended the celebration and officiated at a ribbon cutting to welcome Dr. Samatha...
The City of Groveland invites you to be a part of its March community event series! Traditional Archery  Saturday, March 2 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Downtown Festival Park -117 N. Main Ave, Groveland, FL 34736 Please contact Capt. Schirra...
submitted by the Pastfinders of South Lake Genealogical Society When researching your family history, it’s easy to get bogged down and overwhelmed with paper. The collection of vital records, record printouts, pictures, genealogy articles, just to name a few, can...
By Max Zhang, President of the Upper School Chinese Club, Class of ‘25 On Friday, February 9, the night before the Lunar New Year, the Upper School Chinese Club organized a festive photo session where students were encouraged to pose...
Saddle up your boots and grab your cowboy hat because on Saturday, March 9th, the Groveland Historical Society and Museum is bringing a taste of the Wild West to Lake David. And the best part? It's a free event! From...
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...
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...
Lake Technical College is proud to announce the following Students of the Month:  • Sean Corcoran – Accounting Operations  • Trey Foster – Automotive Service Technology 1  • Rachel Larson – Baking & Pastry Arts  • Jonathan Rivas –...
After years of neglect, the property on the SW corner of Grand Hwy and Pitt Street is being transformed.  Lockhart Management Group, LLC will serve as the developer and general contractor of the residential property. This development will boast approximately...
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...
The South Lake Tablet takes pride in bringing local news to the people of the South Lake Community and beyond. Providing news and awareness is what we do, but to do that, we need your assistance. Share the news: Everyone is welcome...
The City of Groveland is coming up on a year of being Florida’s first certified Dark Sky Community. This exciting development marks an important step towards protecting our skies and preserving the breathtaking wonder of the big dipper and...
By The Animal League   Hi Friends!  I am as sweet as my name. I am a 2-year-old German Shepherd Blend and weigh about 79 pounds.  I LOVE being with people and just love everyone!  I am super smart and I...
Clermont’s City Council approved the rezoning of a 12.3 acre mixed-use site located adjacent to Victory Pointe and the South Lake Trail, along Carrol Street. The site is the home of Clermont Builders Supply, a long-time lumber yard that...
A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive at the Groveland Police Department on March 5, 2024, to examine all aspects of the Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services....
Clermont Planning and Zoning gave its stamp of approval on a new Marriott TownePlace Suites, to be built on a 4.07-acre site located about ¾ mile east of U.S. 27 at Omar Street and Hwy 50.   The proposed development...
Mark your calendars and set your alarms because on Thursday, May 2nd, a truly special event awaits you at the Wesley Center, located at 715 West Juniata Street, Clermont. The annual Kiwanis Club of Clermont Prayer Breakfast kicks off...
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...
The 2024 Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Clermont 5K event is MADD's signature fundraising event to help raise both awareness and funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving. Join Walk Like MADD to help create a future of No...
An Ambassador is a South Lake Chamber of Commerce representative who volunteers to support the Chamber's programs and events. Their work is crucial in ensuring that the Chamber can carry out its mission of promoting a thriving business climate...
Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, located at 1900 Don Wickman Dr. Clermont, reached a significant milestone on Thursday, February 8th, with the opening of its five-story patient tower. This addition has fortified the hospital's capacity by introducing 95 new...
New Beginnings Of Central Florida has partnered with the City of Groveland to create Groveland's first affordable housing project through funds available through the Community Land Trust (CLT), a private, nonprofit organization promoting housing affordability, sustainable development and a...
Steve and Laura Green, owners of Clermont Fish House, are embarking on a new venture. The couple is set to introduce an English Pub experience to the heart of downtown Clermont with the opening of "The Bell Clermont." Steve Green...
by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The 2024 Lights and Ladders community event was held on February 9th at the Sky Zone Trampoline Park, 2510 South US-27. The annual collaboration between the Clermont Police and Fire Departments, as well as...
Alan Hays, Lake County Supervisor of Elections announces the mailout of Vote-by-Mail (VBM) ballots for the March 19th Presidential Preference Primary. Mailouts began Friday, February 9th to more than 9400 voters. Mailouts will continue through March 9th. Lake County voters...
Clermont Garden Club's 6th Spring Garden Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 4.  This is a home and garden, plant nursery, yard art and nature-related event.  The event continues to grow each year and is becoming a crowd favorite!...
“CLERMONT: From Gem Of The Hills to Choice Of Champions”  is a book about Clermont, spanning the Ice Age era, the first area's Native Americans, the founders of modern-day Clermont, and the years leading up to 2019. The book...
By Grace Rabano & The Clermont Garden Club Every month, from September through May, Clermont Garden Club members loan plants to Cooper Memorial Library and Clermont City Hall to promote horticulture awareness and connect our community to Clermont Garden Club’s...
submitted by the Animal League   Coconut is a 7-year-old Chihuahua blend weighing around 12 pounds. She is a sweet girl that likes lots of pets and attention, sand most of all - belly rubs! Coconut loves curling up on her...
The Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra is continuing its dynamic new series of extraordinary 2024 concert performances. With about 50 musicians from Lake County and all over the world, their musical talents are brought right here to you each year. February...
By Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The South Lake Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting at Everything Local Co, 789 West Montrose Street, Clermont, on February 10th. The new business is in the downtown section of the Clermont Historical District,...
Nationwide, housing costs are skyrocketing as more families lack access to a safe, affordable, and decent place to call home. Here in Florida, 1 in 6 households pay half or more of their income on housing.  Alongside hundreds of local...
By Ms. Marca Hoyle, MVA Upper School Social Studies Teacher Last weekend the Model UN team traveled to the University of Florida to compete at the GatorMUN conference. Nineteen of our EagleMUN delegates participated in mock diplomacy in three types...
Congratulations Clermont Woman's Club! They recently attended the GFWC/FL District 7 Arts and Crafts Meeting held in Orlando and all of their entrants came home with a ribbon.  The CWC entrants were awarded 5-1st Place Ribbons, 2-2nd Place Ribbons...
By MVA Sports Montverde Academy girls' weightlifting team member Elena Friedman has made history! The sophomore team member did this by being the first team member in Montverde Academy girls' weightlifting history to qualify for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) state...
First national recognition for Taylor and LSSC Track & Field  The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has named sophomore sprinter Jaabir Taylor as the Men’s Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week after a standout performance on the...
7Brew Drive Thru is a coffee shop that just opened at 3460 US 27 S, Clermont. 7 Brew was born from a desire to change drive-thru coffee into a fun, mind-blowing experience for everyone. The first “stand” was in Rogers,...
The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) is monitoring rabies among wild animals in the area. All residents and visitors should be aware that rabies may be currently present in the wild animal population. Additionally, DOH-Lake is responding...
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