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New Facility Enhances Delivery Of Public Services To Clermont

Carefully planned and designed, Clermont’s new Public Services Facility is operational and will enhance the delivery of crucial and specialized services that keep Clermont...

New Culinary Experiences In South Lake – A Grand Opening And Future Plans

Lechoner A El Barrio Restaurant is celebrating its grand opening on Monday, June 24. This family-owned business, located at 1800 S. Hwy 27, is...

Renee “Gigi” Capria Receives The Ann Dupee Gem of the Hills Award

In recognition of her exceptional dedication and profound impact on the South Lake community, Renee "Gigi" Capria of We Can Do It Realty was...

City of Groveland Municipal 2024 Election Update

Community Members, The qualifying period for the 2024 City of Groveland Municipal Election began on Monday, June 10, 2024, at 12:00 noon, and concluded today,...

City of Groveland Celebrates Groundbreaking Of Elese Tomlin Empowerment Center

By Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The City of Groveland hosted a groundbreaking and progress celebration of the soon-to-be brand-new Elese Tomlin Empowerment Center on...

Clermont Mayor Tim Murry Give His Monthly Update

 May/June 2024  Hello Clermont Champions!  School is out, the temperature continues to rise, and we have reached our busy Clermont summertime activities!  I was honored to participate...

Town of Oakland And Oakland Nature Preserve Honored With Prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award From...

The Town of Oakland, in partnership with the Oakland Nature Preserve, is thrilled to announce that it has been honored with the prestigious Environmental...

The Little Gem: A 1965 Airstream Trailer Turned Trendy Food Truck

The Little Gem, a 1965 Airstream trailer, has found new life and purpose thanks to the vision of Jayson Stringfellow, the developer behind the...

An Indoor Recreational Facility May Be Coming To Downtown Clermont

At a recent council meeting, Darren Johnson, representing Victory Coast Land Co. LLC,  presented a proposal to the Clermont City Council requesting approval for...

A Sneak Peek Of The Planned Interior Of Crooked Can Minneola!!!!

 by Crooked Can Brewery - Minneola ARE YOU READY FOR THIS?!?! Here’s the VERY FIRST SNEAK PEEK of the GORGEOUS planned interior of Crooked Can...

Clermont Embraces the New Favorite Pastime: Pickleball. Six New Courts Approved

Residents from Clermont and beyond created quite a stir, attending recent City Council Meetings and workshops to plead their cause: they can't get enough...

Clermont Battalion Sea Cadets Graduate With Honors

 By Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet   The United States Naval Sea Cadets Corps (USNSCC) Clermont Battalion held its annual graduation and awards ceremony at the...

Lake County Supervisor of Elections Warns of Potential Text Scam

Alan Hays, Lake County Supervisor of Elections, is warning citizens of Lake County about a potential scam involving text messages related to voter registration. The...

Habitat For Humanity of Lake-Sumter Is Now Accepting Applications For 11 New Homes

Lake & Sumter Counties, FL – Applications are now open for Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter’s homeownership program for eleven new homes being built...

Update On Oak Tree Union Colored Cemetery of Taylorville

by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet The City of Groveland recently hosted a beautification day at the Oak Tree Union Colored Cemetery of Taylorville. The...

FREE Vacation Bible School Including Lunch

St. Matthias Episcopal Church welcomes you to join us this summer for our FREE 2024 Vacation Bible School program!   This year’s theme is “Scuba:...

Habitat For Humanity Lake-Sumter Accepting Applications For Homes

The Habitat For Humanity of Lake-Sumter is currently accepting home applications in Coleman, Bushnell, Oxford and Tavares! Learn more about program eligibility on its website...

DOH-Lake Highlights National Water Safety Month

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake)promotes National Water Safety Month to educate the community on how to safely enjoy Florida’s many...

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida Partners With Resupply To Offer Home Pickup Service

New Partnership Will Simplify Donation Process and Provide Jobs for Local Veterans Donating home goods and furniture in Central Florida just became easier thanks to...

Beta Theta ESA Visits Building Blocks Ministries

Beta Theta-ESA outgoing president Terry Moherek traveled to Groveland to visit Building Blocks Ministries' new home at 644 Gadson St. Executive Director Paula Whetro...

Habitat For Humanity Of Lake-Sumter Honors Youth Construction Academy Students And Dedicates 4 Brand...

Students from Leesburg High, South Lake High, and Eustis High graduate from the Youth Construction Academy and dedicate the 3 homes they built for...

Clermont Mayor Tim Murry Proclaimed April As Water Conservation Month

Every business, industry, school and citizen can make a difference when itcomes to conserving water thus promoting a healthy economy and community.  Water is a...

Clermont Police Department Hosts The Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics

Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet   Members of the Clermont Police and Fire Departments, along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Highway Patrol came...

Clermont Mayor Tim Murry Tells Of Happenings In His Hometown

April 2024 Hello Clermont Champions! On Tuesday, I was honored to participate in the 41st Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. Law officers from all over Central...

Building Demolition In Groveland Opens Path For Accelerated Improvements On SR 50 And Sets...

GROVELAND - A transformative state road project in Groveland will begin construction four years sooner than originally planned, setting a course for big improvements...

Clermont Historic Village Gets Handicap Ramp

The Clermont Historical Society (CHS) celebrates the completion of a much-needed handicap ramp, providing access to the Kern and Townsend Houses located at the...

Coach Mark Woolum Returns To South Lake High School

South Lake High School Football is excited to announce Coach Mark Woolum is returning to head up the Eagle offense. After a few years...

Electronic Certification Of Lake County’s Official Records Now Available

The Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller is now offering electronically certified (eCertified) copies of eligible documents recorded in the Official...

Improvements To 7th Street Between Minneola Avenue And Osceola Street Are On Schedule To...

City of Clermont - The street will be closed for six to eight weeks beginning on April 15, as crews upgrade the underground utilities...

Important Notice – Road Closure In Groveland

Dear Residents, We are writing to inform you of a potential safety concern regarding Alpine Road. Recent observations have raised concerns about a possible sinkhole...

Wreath Across America: Remember Our Fallen Heroes

Written by Chuck Seaver, South Lake Tablet Many have heard of Wreaths Across America (WAA), a not-for-profit organization whose year-long mission is to Remember the...

Friends of Cooper Memorial Library Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

Friends of Cooper Memorial Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the library. The organization supports the library by raising money to help...

Clermont Police Update: A 16-Year-Old Female Was Arrested In The Stabbing Of A Juvenile

On the evening of April 7, Clermont Police Officers swiftly responded to a large altercation between two groups of juveniles in the area of...

Are You Ready To Embark On A Journey That Will Empower You To Inspire...

Imagine stepping into a classroom filled with eager faces, knowing that you hold the key to unlocking their potential. With the Lake-Sumter State College...

On Track for Success: Lakehawks’ Inaugural Track & Field Season Off To A Strong Start

submitted by Kevin Yurasek, Lake Sumter State College Lakehawk track athletes have come off the blocks strong in their inaugural season. After starting the season with...

Greetings From The Mayor of Clermont

 March 2024  Happy Spring Clermont Champions!  The process to update Clermont’s Comprehensive Plan continues and an outstanding number of folks have completed the community survey. Thank...

Groveland Is Growing! Proposed and Approved Subdivisions and Industrial Development Are Fostering Economic Growth

To foster economic growth and expand industrial infrastructure, Lake County Commissioners recently voted the sale of 26.46 acres of county-owned land within the Christopher...

Clermont Police Chief Broadway Receives the Fraternal Order of Police Leadership Award

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 176 President Sam Guttman presented the Leadership Award to Police Chief Broadway at a recent Clermont City Council Meeting. Chief...

Opening: The Bell, Dutch Bros, Liquor Land And More. Closing: Irish Trail Farm and...

    Dutch Bros, located at 3064 US Hwy 27, Clermont, plans to have its grand opening on March 29, The Drive-thru coffee shop will serve...

Erin Foley Becomes An Eagle Scout

Clermont – Erin Foley, a girl in Scouts, BSA Troop 4998 and a resident of Clermont, has earned the honor of Eagle Scout, the...

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center Recognized with Women’s Choice Award

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) has been named as one of the Best Hospitals by the Women’s Choice Award®, an independent referral...

 2024 Presidential Preference Primary Election—Unofficial Results Posted

The unofficial results of the Lake County 2024 Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Election have been posted at LakeVotes.gov. The results include Vote-by-Mail, Early Voting,...

Important Announcement for Clermont Residents

  Two residents of Clermont, Tod Howard and Otis Taylor, Jr., have officially qualified for the remaining term of Seat 2. This seat was vacated...

Lake County Supervisor of Elections Announces March 19th As Presidential Preference Primary Election for...

Lake County Supervisor of Elections, Alan Hays, advises Republican voters of the upcoming March 19th Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Election. Polls will be open...

Kim’s Cabbage Patch Transitions to Harvest Market (Opening March 8) / Grace O’Malley’s Delayed...

After 25 years of serving the South Lake Community, Kim's Cabbage Patch bids farewell with its final day of operation on Tuesday, March 5th. Kim...

Early Voting Dates, Times, and Locations for the March 19th Presidential Preference Primary...

Lake County Supervisor of Elections, Alan Hays, announces Early Voting (EV) for the March 19th Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Election. Early Voting for the...

Palm Medical Centers Opens In Clermont

With the ceremonial snip, the ribbon fell, marking the official opening of Palm Medical Centera. Members of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce and...

Clermont Police Honoring the Fallen 5k Race

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...

Clermont Will Lose A Long-Time Builders Supply Facility And Gain 392 Apartments And Commercial...

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...

Coming To Clermont – Marriott TownePlace Suites and Restaurant

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...


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