The Nation is still losing first responders from exposure to the dangerous toxins at ground zero over the days and months following the horrific event. Americans should never forget the brave men and women who responded to the attack...
By Marty Proctor Groveland City Council agreed to a $3.17 million contract with Woodard and Curran (W&C) to provide operation and maintenance services for the City of Groveland water, wastewater, and reclaimed water distribution and collection systems. The City Water System...
"What's Happening In South Lake"   The SOUTH LAKE TABLET's mission is to bring local awareness to the community. We concentrate on the great things happening in the community; in our cities (Clermont, Groveland, Mascotte, Minneola, and Montverde), our schools,...
Story and Photos By: Larry H. Oskin Congratulations to Guru Indian Restaurant for celebrating 5 wonderful years here in Clermont! Guru, located at 2400 S Hwy 27 Suite 101, Clermont, offers a unique local experience in top quality gourmet Indian...
Clermont Police arrest three suspects in a stolen car containing items stolen from several retail businesses. On Tuesday, September 3, Clermont Police Officers arrested three individuals driving a stolen rental car filled with a variety of stolen items.  At approximately...
It’s that time of year when tax bills are being delivered, and Lake County taxpayers are taking notice of an increase on the line item that reads “Public Schools -- By Local Board.” That increase reflects the 0.75-mill additional...
The Lake County Board of County Commissioners is inviting the public to nominate outstanding Lake County women to be considered for induction into the Lake County Women’s Hall of Fame. Nominees must have made significant contributions to the improvement of...
The Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office is warning residents of fraudulent calls being made that claim payment must be made to avoid being arrested for missed jury duty. The callers may be identifying themselves as...
Lake County has accepted the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its annual budget for the seventh consecutive year. The award represents a significant achievement and reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to...
by Linda Charlton The first of two Victory Pointe lawsuits has survived a major legal challenge and appears headed for trial. In that lawsuit, filed in May of 2017, Stephen Sprinkles alleges that the City of Clermont took part of...
The Clermont City Council unanimously approved a motion at the August 13 council meeting to place a six-month moratorium on apartment applications within city limits.  Council's motion gives staff direction to review the city’s land code regarding its criteria...
It is no secret the City of Groveland has been experiencing changes on many levels. From the exciting news of park renovations and weekly kid summer events, to the groundbreaking of the approximate 125 million dollar Kroger-Ocado Distribution and...
On a very hot July 24, Kroger and Ocado celebrated an official groundbreaking for their high-tech customer fulfillment center, located at American Way, Groveland. Executives from both companies, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners and the city of Groveland, as...
On July 18, Groveland Police Officers arrested a suspect in the Silver Eagle Road area car burglaries.  The suspect was arrested just after 9 pm and has been charged with drug possession, resisting arrest and carrying a concealed firearm. ...
The 10-minute walk that was first suggested as the norm for reaching the Downtown Clermont destination may have decreased a bit when an agreement with the First United Methodist Church was discussed at the July 9th Clermont City Council...
During a recent Coffee & Conversation at Clermont Brewing Co., Clermont Mayor Gail Ash encouraged everyone to attend a city council meeting to learn more about their city.  Before a meeting, review the agenda posted on the city's website. If...
Although changes have been made to alleviate heavy traffic flow, speeding, and safety issues along Minnehaha Avenue, the road still remains a favorite route of many and a concern for the resident living in the area. At the Clermont Council...
Congratulations to The Lake County Office of Emergency Medical Services newest lieutenants, Luis Ramirez, Brandon Smith, Erica Wisniewski, and Robert Dellow. They were promoted during a recent pinning ceremony surrounded by friends and family. Erica Wisniewski Erica Wisniewski was born in...
On Wednesday, July 3, Groveland City Manager Michael Hein welcomed residents, city representatives, dignitaries and well-wishers to the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Public Safety Complex, where he proudly described the groundbreaking as one of the most significant groundbreakings in...
Lake County Fire Rescue has added another tool to its arsenal to increase public safety. The new protective gear, funded by a $34,000 state Emergency Medical Services grant, is specifically designed for members of Lake County’s Rescue Task Force...
The purpose of the Capital Projects Funding program, which is funded through the Lake County Tourist Development Tax, is to allow local organizations, owned and operated by not-for-profit organizations and open to the public for recreational activities, cultural events...
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) statistics for the State of Florida for the 2018 calendar year, from January to December, has just been released. These statistics are the standardized measure that is used across the United States to report...
Visitors to the Lake County Schools website will start to see something new. The web address, lake.k12.fl.us, will remain the same for now. But the district and school web pages in Lake County are changing to enhance accessibility to online...
The South Lake County Historical Society has decided that the time has come to change its name to something that is more in line with what its mission has become.  For close to ten years the Society has devoted...
On Monday, June 17, Groveland City Council put on their hardhats, picked up their shovels and broke ground marking the beginning of a new look for Lake David Park that will include a splash pad with restrooms, as well as...
The Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office is leading the effort to ensure that if a disaster strikes, some of its critical services, such as finance and court operations, continue to function by performing its...
Wrapped Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake County Schools vehicles promote hotline to report safety threats anonymously. A public-private-non-profit partnership to promote the SpeakOut Hotline (800-423-TIPS) to Lake County Schools students will soon hit the road. A Lake County Sheriff’s Office sedan...
The Lake County Office of Emergency Management is inviting residents to join its Adopt an Emergency Shelter program. The program offers an opportunity for individuals, non-profit, faith-based, private or community organizations to become involved in assisting the county’s emergency...
The Clermont Police Department is promoting the campaign used by many law enforcement agencies across the country known as the “9 pm. Routine”. The 9 pm Routine is aimed at asking residents and visitors to adopt a “routine" each...
The Lake County Library System has extended the hours at its largest branch, the Cooper Memorial Library.  The Cooper Memorial Library, located off SR 50 in Clermont, has the highest number of checkouts in the county for a variety of...
Lake County Transit is offering a new service to allow riders to purchase fares via a mobile phone app. As part of Lake County’s commitment to providing a better customer experience, the new service will give customers a cashless...
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