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...
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...
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...
Advent Health's groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of a healthcare facility in Minneola. Located near the Minneola interchange off the Florida Turnpike on Hancock Road, the four-story hospital promises to be a beacon of health to the growing population...
South Lake County was recently represented at the 68th Annual North/South Game Banquet by South Lake High School running back Kevens Charles, South Lake High School Head Coach Brad Lord, and wide-received Braylon Knauth of Lake Minneola High School.    
The scent of freshly cooked fried chicken wafts through the air, drawing eager diners into Bojangles, the new, fast-food restaurant, that opened at the intersection of Hwy 50 and Plaza Collina Blvd., Clermont.  The atmosphere is buzzing with excitement as...
submitted by Clermont Garden Club   Bringing us into 2024, Clermont Garden Club's Yard-of-the-Month is the home of Rich Fisher at 10914 Crescent Ridge Loop in Clermont. This hidden gem is the perfect oasis adorned with a beautiful Angel Trumpet Brugmansia...
Brianna and Beau are bonded, Mom and Son Chihuahua mix. Brianna is the smaller one (hopefully she only had 1 puppy!) She is 3 years old and weighs approximately 9 lbs. Her son Beau is 2 yrs and weighs...
“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...
On Thursday, January 4,  Amore Italian Ristorante celebrated its 1st anniversary. The festivities began with a ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce. As a token of appreciation to the community, owners Julian and Alda Serjani served...
From the moment Portillo's opened its doors, the line has extended out the door showcasing the town's eagerness to indulge in the hot dog/hamburger haven.  The ample parking space makes the experience more accessible, and despite the lengthy queue,...
The Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra is ready to launch into 2024 with a series of extraordinary concert performances. With about 50 musicians from Lake County and all over the world, their musical talents are brought right here to you...
submitted by Nichole Smith, Montverde Academy   Students in Mr. Tom Narducci’s eighth-grade social studies class participated in a Shark Tank-style project for their midterm exam. Students were tasked with developing an idea of a good or service that can have...
by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet   Clermont remained a sleepy little town in 1952 with plenty of available vacant land that led some to dream big and sharpen their entrepreneurial abilities. Dreams became reality for A.W. Thacker when he purchased...
Clermont Performing Arts Center is compiling a lineup of live shows for the 2023-2024 Season. Tickets are currently on sale for: July 15, 8 p.m. - Ron Feingold Comedy Series: Ritch Shydner Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m. - Absolute Queen Sept. 15, 2 p.m....
Submitted by Nichole Smith, Montverde Academy Iain Plank, Class of 2023 alum, has returned to campus to volunteer his time with EA Sports Gaming at Montverde Academy. When he was a student at MVA, he was a member of the...
By Grace Rabano, Clermont Garden Club Clermont Garden Club members worked with children at Head Start on E. Desoto St. in Clermont to plant vegetables (such as beans and squash) in their fall-raised garden beds. The gardens are a project...
Winnie, a 12yr male Corgie-chihuahua- Dachshund mix, weighs approximately 16lbs.  The family brought him to a vet to be put to sleep because the owner said he couldn't have pets due to health issues. The vet called A Forever Home...
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...
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...
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 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...
Story by Chuck Seaver   Chelsea King Burney was a young, healthy, and happy expectant mother excited about the arrival of her baby boy in a few months. Chelsea and her husband, Brian, were looking forward to getting started with their...
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...
Lake Technical College is proud to announce the following Students of the Month:   Solmaire Cabarcas – Adult Education Program   Angel Rivera – Automotive Collision Technology Technician   Jax Mcilrath – Automotive Service Technology 1    Dalton Morrison - Cloud Computing...
The Kiwanis Club of Clermont has long supported the Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation (GCCF) and this year is no exception.    The GCCF’s mission is to provide financial assistance, support, and comfort to persons fighting cancer who live in the South...
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 Sara Keeling The Aurelia M. Cole Academy hosted its inaugural Trailblazer Trial Elementary and Middle School Robotics Competition on Saturday, January 13, 2024, featuring outstanding achievements from teams across the North/Central Florida Region. Notably, the Potatobots from East Ridge...
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...
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...
Senior Jarett Johnson a student at Real Life Christian Academy set a school record with 13 three-pointers and scoring 45 points in a single game.   His skills on the court played a significant role in the Raptors' victory over Apopka...
submitted by A Forever Home Animal Rescue I’m a 7 yrs young brindle pit mix and weigh 38lbs. I currently spend my day lounging in my swimming pool bed playing with my blankies and toys.  I love to have visitors...
submitted by A Forever Home Animal Rescue Bailey is a 3-yr-old Lab mix weighing 62 lbs. This sweet boy was thrown out of a car and the people behind were able to save him and bring him to us....
The Phoenix Awards recognize and celebrate the valiant efforts of first responders who successfully resuscitate individuals experiencing cardiac arrest, ultimately leading to the patient's full recovery.   The  Orlando Health South Lake Hospital recently presented the Phoenix Award to Clermont Fire...
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...
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...
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...
Bennett Pediatrics celebrated the opening of its new office and 10 years of serving the community.   Members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce were there to celebrate the event with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Congratulations to Dr. Bennett and her...
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...
Montverde Academy students truly have a heart for service, and they continue to shine with every project. Below are a few recent events or projects where they dedicated their time and energy to help make the world a better...
Toby Keith, country singer, songwriter, actor and record producer passed peacefully at his home on Monday, February 5th, at the age of 62.  Born in Clinton, Oklahoma on July 8, 1961, Toby Keith Covel has been battling stomach cancer since...
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...
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,...
The South Lake Tablet is proud to announce that Chuck Seaver has joined the team! Chuck will be keeping the community aware of many of the spotlights, highlights and events in the area. He will also have and will share...
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....
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...
Lower School students at Montverde Academy have been working extra hard to prepare for this year’s garden in Mrs. Whiffen’s science class.   Recently, they sat in the shade while Mrs. Whiffen read them a book called The Little Gardener by Emily...
Montverde Academy has earned a place on the College Board’s AP School Honor Roll for the 2022-23 school year. The AP School Honor Roll recognizes schools that have done outstanding work to welcome more students into AP courses and...
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...
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...
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