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national night out
National Night Out returns to Waterfront Park August 4. Large crowds were on hand last year to watch demonstrations by the police and fire departments like the one above, There will also be many kid friendly activities. Click/Tap the photo for details. (Photo by Mike Corradino)
Friends of cooper memoiral libraryVeteran's History Project is starting interviews for local Vietnam Veterans
The Veteran’s History Project Committee, a subsidiary of The Friends of Cooper Memorial Library, will be interviewing Vietnam War veteran from Clermont...
loaves & fishes food pantryLoaves & Fishes Food Pantry has helped thousands since start in 2009
The members of the Montverde United methodist Church saw a critical need and vowed to fix it. In September of 2009 South Lake County had over 2,400 homeless...
leslie howeLocal writer debuts present day novel, "Diary of a Single Wedding Planner"
Four Corners-based Leslie Howe achieved the dream of many a freelance writer when she became a published novelist recently with her debut novel, “Diary of a...
mid florida gold booster clubWin a race or win a car with the
Mid Florida Gold Booster Club 5K

The Mid Florida Gold Booster Club will be hosting a fun 5k race on Saturday, August 15 at 7am at Lake Louisa State Park, in collaboration with Sommer Sports...
PanAm GamesWhitney and Facey each medaled
in the 2015 PanAm Games in Toronto

The Trials for the World Championships and Olympics are intense, high-pressure, now or never competition that make, break, or build an elite athlete. Clermont’s...
Roberto AguayoGroza Award winner Roberto Aguayo
will be the guest speaker in Groveland

One of the greatest kickers in football history and Mascotte hometown hero will be the guest speaker at a program for the public sponsored by the Groveland...
Pat BurkeHOOPS Life will bring its life skills
basketball program to South Lake

If you live in Lake County, you may have already heard of the children's basketball training program, HOOPS Life, in Mount Dora lead by Pat Burke, a former NBA player...

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chef genieEating healthier by reading the nutrition facts label on food packages
You probably already use the Nutrition Facts label in some way—maybe to check calories, fat or sodium content. But, the more familiar you are with the...
lake county health departmentLake County Health Department in Clermont offers free immunizations
To help parents and guardians prepare students to go back to school, the Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) is reminding parents of their...
Lake County Florida New Finance ratingCredit agencies see Lake County's finance new ratings on solid ground
Recent reports from two nationally recognized statistical ratings organizations indicate Lake County is on solid ground in terms of its long term credit outlook...
Scates RealtyBurger Craft features all natural,
local foods from eco-friendly sources

Burger Craft celebrated its Grand Opening this week at the restaurant's location, 2447 S. Highway 27 in Clermont. The establishment provides one of a kind...

clermont parkrunNew and veteran runners braved
heat and humidity for 97th parkrun

Cloudy skies this week made the temperatures a little lower, if only by Florida summer averages. We were able to get this week’s run in before the showers began so...
clermont garden clubGarden Club's circles join together to create one, new unified organization
The Sandspurs Circle of the Clermont Garden Club marked its 50 years as a circle within the club with the placement of a plaque on the clubhouse at 879 West...
clermont sailing clubClermont Sailing Center offers
sailing skills for youths 8 years and up

The Clermont Sailing Center has launched a five day program to explore the art of sailing for youths 8 to 14 years. "Clermont Sailing Center's Junior Sailing...
south lake animal leagueHeroes With A Heart Calendar to help rescued animals goes on sale this fall
“It’s firemen to the rescue once again. Only this time it’s not to rescue people from burning buildings.” said Doreen Barker of the South Lake Animal League...
all aspects dentalAll Aspects Dental combines latest technology to provide top patient care
Charles Pike, DMD has dentistry in his veins. Having three generations of dentists on his mother’s side and a dentist for a father has molded him to pursue a career...
sommer sportsSommer Sports Central Florida Triathlon carried a military theme
Branches from the US Military made a special appearance at the Central Florida Triathlon Series #2 event on Saturday, July 11. The new duathlon grew in...
lake county sheriff's office kid connectStrut Your Mutt will help benefit South Lake Animal League's shelter
The Strut Your Mutt Fashion Show will take place on Saturday, August 8, at the Eustis Community Center at 6pm. A portion of the proceeds will benefit South Lake...
Lake County Adopt A Lake ProgramLake County calls for photos for its 2016 Adopt-A-Lake Calendar contest
The Lake County Adopt-a-Lake Program is seeking original photographs of Lake County waterways for its popular Adopt-a-Lake calendar, now in its seventh year...
Teresa WatkinsHorticultural expert says bringing smiles is a garden theme come true
Trends in landscaping design change as frequently as the headlines in the media. What’s going on in the world affects the way people want to live and how they...
florida sales tax holidayFlorida Sales Tax Holiday begins
this Friday for back to school items

The much anticipated Florida Back-to-School Tax Holiday gets underway at 12:01am Friday, August 7 and ends 11:59pm Sunday, August 16. This means anytime after...
learning clubLearning Club offers program for students who need help catching up
Carol Cervantes says she is on a mission. The Four Corners resident and educator has "a passion for helping students and their families and will not stop until every...
south lake little leagueSouth Lake Little League is looking for sponsors for fall and spring season The South Lake Little League is looking for sponsors for its fall and spring seasons. "The South Lake Little League is a non-profit community organization which is...
spirosCheck out Spiros for Greek or Italian food in a casual, friendly atmosphere
It's long been common knowledge that Spiros serves some of the best Chicago-style pizza in the area. What might not be as well known is how delicious their...
national training centerNTC presents Gem of the Hills 5 mile race as third in the Lace It Up series
The National Training Center (NTC) is launching the third race in their new progressive road race series that began on June 27 and lasts through November 1. The...
South Lake TabletReader finds the South Lake Tablet
is a beautiful and informative source

I just want to say that your publication should win some type of award. It is beautiful and informative. It is the first source I turn to for local news. The news is...
coffee and conversationSheriff Gary Borders will be guest
at the next Coffee and Conversation

Sheriff Gary Borders is scheduled to be the featured guest during August’s “Coffee and Conversations,” a monthly outreach meeting hosted by Lake County ...
lake county extension servicesLake County Extension Service to host fall and winter vegetable garden class
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting a “Fall and Winter Vegetable...
New BeginningsSuper Heroes and celebrities take
the field in the annual softball match

Celebrity Softball returns to South Lake at Legends Field when New Beginnings presents Field of Dreams Night. The game takes place August 21. The gates will open at...
4-HLake County Extension 4-H course
seeks to teach teens about finances

The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is offering an interactive summer class...
South lake beta thetaSouth Lake's Beta Theta provides support for Ronald McDonald House
Each year over 1,700 families stay at one of the two Ronald McDonald Houses in Central Florida. "I wasn't exactly sure what Ronald McDonald House was or the...
Hunt Industrial parkHunt Industrial Park expansion will bring hundreds of jobs to Groveland
The new expansion of Hunt Industrial Park in Groveland is on target for opening sometime in October. Owner Donnie Hunt reviewed plans for the facilities this week...
ice house theaterIce House adds two additional performances of the musical "Grease"
Two extra performances have been added to the sold out, smash hit stage musical, Grease, playing at the IceHouse.
The added shows are Saturday, August 1 at 2pm and...
Coldwell Banker Tony Hubbard RealtyColdwell Banker Tony Hubbard joins
Houndhaven in pet adoption program

“If you’ve ever thought about adopting a dog, now is the time,” said Tony Hubbard. On August second, Coldwell Banker Tony Hubbard Realty is teaming up with...
Bridgette BennettBeing an immigration lawyer was
a destiny for Jamaican born woman

The road from Kingston, Jamaica to Groveland, FL, by way of the Bronx, NY, inescapably led lawyer Bridgette Bennett to the practice of Immigration Law. Looking...
clermont downtown partnershipFirst Friday & Music on Montrose are back in Historic Downtown Clermont
“This second weekend in August will be filled with exciting events Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Historic Downtown Clermont with something for everyone,”...
kids connectProject Kids Connect event brought a record number of school kids supplies
Project Kid Connect sponsored by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office was a runaway success. The event was held at Minneola City Hall for the first time providing...
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