The City of Clermont’s new Kehlor Recreation Center is complete, and the public is invited to a ribbon-cutting and open house at 10 am on November 15 at 466 W. Minneola Ave. in Downtown Clermont. After the ribbon-cutting, attendees will...
The Community Foundation of South Lake recently held its 2019 Donor Appreciation Breakfast at Trilogy, Groveland. Grants totally $82,000 were awarded to six local organizations: United Way of Lake & Sumter, $10,000 FAITH Neighborhood Center, $16,280 Educational Foundation of Lake, $20,850 New Beginnings of...
Women from across Lake County are invited to participate in a free community conversation as part of the Voices of Florida Women project, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm or 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November 12,...
Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization approves funding for the City of Groveland’s Downtown State Road 50 Realignment Project. A major step was taken Wednesday in advancing Lake County’s top transportation priority, as the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) approved the programming...
Lake County has launched a two-year plan to accelerate countywide road resurfacing projects, and immediately address deteriorating roads. On Oct. 22, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners voted to authorize a $10 million bank loan with a 1.85% interest rate...
Doris Bloodsworth, a longtime South Lake resident, historian, Pulitzer-nominated writer, and named Lake County Historian of the Year has been presenting a preview of the upcoming book, "Clermont: From Gem of the Hills to Choice of Champions" to civic...
Private Victoria Florea, a 2019 graduate of South Lake High School and Lake County resident, was awarded the Soldier of the Cycle award for D Company for U.S. Army Basic Combat Training in the 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment...
After 49 years with the Clermont Fire Department, Clermont’s fire chief Carle Bishop will be retiring and trading his boots and badge for a hunting and fishing license. His quest to protect the residents of his hometown is inherent but...
Though it will be difficult to fill the boots of Fire Chief Carle Bishop, David Ezell appears to be a good fit. Ezell is a born and raised Floridian who has served more than 25 years rising through the...
Building Blocks Ministries has been serving the community since 2006 working daily to fulfill their mission, “serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to dream, believe, and achieve through advocacy, coalition building, job and life skills training in a...
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...
by Marty Proctor Tim Maslow began in late April 2019 as the new Community Development Director (CDD) for the City of Groveland.  The role of the CDD is to oversee everything related to development within the City and also within...
On August 13, Clermont City Council appointed former Council Member Keith Mullins to temporarily serve on seat#2 vacated by the late Ray Goodgame. Mullins will serve on the council until the winner of the November 5, General Municipal Election takes...
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 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...
Khrystyna McCoy-Tremaine is a Florida native and the oldest of three children. Born in Gainesville, Florida, her family relocated to the greater Orlando area in the early part of her life. After her father’s retirement from the National Football League...
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 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...
Lake County Commissioners unanimously approved the adoption of a new county logo at today’s board meeting. The logo was created by Lake County’s Office of Communications team at no additional expense and features a picturesque sunset, a blue heron,...
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...
The Groveland City Council unanimously approved a new logo and tagline, (slogan), at its regularly-scheduled meeting Monday night. The new logo features an artistic rendering of the letter G that includes a green upper half, a blue lower half...
Clermont’s City Manager Darren Gray delivered an exciting State of the City update at the Clermont City Center on Thursday, January 24. Residents, business owners, local and state politicians and other Clermont stakeholders weren't hampered from braving the chilly...
“Triathlete” magazine just named Clermont one of the Top 35 destinations for triathletes in the world. The coveted spot was among exotic locales, such as West Brisbane, Australia; Quebec, Canada and Kato Paphos, Cyprus. Writers Erin Beresini and Chris Foster...
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