Visit the Minneola Farmers Market, every 4th Wednesday of the month from 5 pm to 9 pm. at Minneola City Hall at 800 N. Hwy 27, Minneola.  Opening Day - Wednesday, Jan. 24. See you there.
White Clover Studio, a luxury hair salon that offers a boutique style environment, opened its doors on January 17, greeting residents, patrons and business associates to its grand opening. Members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce were there...
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...
The South Lake Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Touch 4 Health And Wellness. Located at 600 US Hwy 27 S, The Touch 4 Health And Wellness is a beacon of health and relaxation for its patients. The...
By Dr. Caryn Long, Director of Educational Technology and Innovation On Saturday, January 13, Montverde Academy Middle School robotics teams, #Grandpa, competed against 47 other teams in the Central Florida regional FIRST® LEGO® League competition. Despite a difficult start, the ten students...
by Chuck Seaver, SOUTH LAKE TABLET Caponi’s Cannolis School of the Arts is a successful dream of Angelo and Jennifer Caponi. A husband-and-wife team that in 2005 had a vision of bringing the assistance of inter-disciplinary assistance to children in...
Mission BBQ is an American barbecue restaurant coming to Clermont this summer at 1225 East Highway 50. Leadership positions are available and candidates can apply at https://mission-bbq.com/locations-and-menu/clermont-fl/ *** Salt Shack, on the shores of Lake Minneola and next to Clermont Victory...
The Ray Goodgame Outstanding Student Leadership Award honors exceptional students in the South Lake area who serve as champions for the community. Outstanding student leaders earn this prestigious honor through their unwavering passion for learning and dedication to helping...
Live Well Foundation of South Lake completed its Transformation awards cycle at a grant celebration last night.  “The Live Well Foundation board of directors has earmarked funds for healthcare initiatives, with a specific focus on enhancing accessible healthcare for...
Lake-Sumter State College’s planned Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Elementary Education cleared a key hurdle in the path to the program’s launch in August 2024.  At the State Board of Education (SBOE) meeting in Tallahassee yesterday, President Bigard presented...
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...
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...
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...
by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5277 and the Women’s Auxiliary Unit held its annual student scholarship and teacher appreciation luncheon on Saturday, January 13th at the William Alred Suggs Memorial Post, 855...
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...
By Mr. Matthew Parets, Upper School Teacher Drone racing is one of the big Esports. First-person drones are used where the flyer has a VR heads-up display showing a live video feed from the drone. This gives the flyer the feel...
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...
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...
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...
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.    
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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