The South Lake Community

Coming Soon – The History Of Clermont “Clermont: From Gem Of The Hills To...

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...

Local Soldier, Private Victoria Florea, Wins Soldier Of The Cycle

Private Victoria Florea, a 2019 graduate of South Lake High School and Lake County resident, was awarded the Soldier of the Cycle award for...

Clermont Fire Chief Carle Bishop Retires After 49 Years Of Service Leaving An...

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...

David Ezell Named Clermont’s New Fire Chief

Though it will be difficult to fill the boots of Fire Chief Carle Bishop, David Ezell appears to be a good fit. Ezell is...

Lake County Adopts FY 2020 Budget, Decreases Millage Rates

Lake County’s new fiscal year beginning today includes a reduction in millage rates for all County taxpayers. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget that...

Beta Theta ESA Recognizes The Great Work Of Building Blocks Ministries

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...

Groveland City Council Approved A $3.17 Million Contract With W&C

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...

Groveland’s Community Development Director Tim Maslow, Impressive Man With A Big Mission

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...

Former City Councilman Keith Mullins Appointed To Temporarily Serve Clermont

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...

Willie Morgan, The First And Only Groveland Fire Chief Is Retiring

It is no secret the City of Groveland has been experiencing changes on many levels. From the exciting news of park renovations and weekly...

Groveland Celebrates A Defining Moment At The Public Safety Complex Groundbreaking Ceremony

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...

City of Groveland’s Public Information Specialist Khrystyna McCoy-Tremaine

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...

Lake County Fire Rescue Outfitted With New Protective Gear For Active Attacker Response

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...

Clermont Helps Keep Community Safe With ‘9 pm Routine’

The Clermont Police Department is promoting the campaign used by many law enforcement agencies across the country known as the “9 pm. Routine”. The...

Lake County Unveils New County Logo

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...

Cooper Memorial Library Extends Hours To Meet The Public’s Needs

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...

Groveland Is The City With Natural Charm And A New Brand

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...

City of Clermont Celebrates Accomplishments And A Look At The Future

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...

Clermont Named One Of The Top Triathlete Destinations In The World

“Triathlete” magazine just named Clermont one of the Top 35 destinations for triathletes in the world. The coveted spot was among exotic locales, such...
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