| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A 21-year-old man was killed in an early morning crash today after losing control of his pickup truck on a south Lake County road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Jared Newton of Clermont was driving eastbound on Cherry Lake Road near Lake Stewart...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:34 AM
The 3rd Annual Taste of South Lake from 5-8:30 p.m. Nov. 7 will feature signature dishes from several Lake County restaurants including The Crooked Spoon Gastropub, Cheeser's Palace Cafe, Spiros Pizza and Goomba's. Sponsored by the South Lake Chamber of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:52 PM
FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL : featuring crafts, baked goods, a variety of vendors, and more: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today-Saturday ; Zellwood United Methodist Church, 5538 Jones Ave., Zellwood; free; 407-889-4426.
FALL FIESTA IN THE PARK: outdoor...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Debbie Pearce has used a Lynx express bus to get to her accounts-payable job at a law firm in downtown Orlando for the past four years from south Lake.
The 42-year-old Howey-in-the-Hills resident worried she would have to move back to Orlando when the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Free stuff to do and things to see this week in Orlando:
CELEBRATE SANFORD: shopping, food, fishing, golfing, sailing, dining, live music, car show, bike show, air show, and more: through Sunday; Downtown Sanford, First Street, Sanford;...
| Sep 23, 2013
I did something the other morning I don't ordinarily do: I ate breakfast out.
You're probably thinking I went to a restaurant, but I didn't. I ate my bowl of fruit and hot oatmeal outside at a park in downtown Clermont. Admittedly, it wasn't my first...
| Aug 18, 2013
Renovations are underway on a home at 1130 W. Minnehaha Ave., Clermont, that will provide transitional housing to a Lake County family.
Spearheading the effort is the Realtors Awareness Committee of the Realtor's Association of Lake & Sumter Counties in...
| Jun 28, 2013
Donut King is royalty in Central Florida.
In an unassuming building, the independent bakery and eatery holds its own in Minneola, a small town in Lake County that edges up to Clermont along U.S. Highway 27.
Despite three nearby Dunkin' Donuts and a...
| Jun 19, 2013
Perhaps you have an idea that's been banging around in the ol' cranium for what Clermont ought to do to make itself attractive to visitors.
Tonight would be the time to fish it out of there and bring it to City Council members during a forum set for 6:...
| Feb 27, 2013
If a columnist writes about abortion, a response through the roof is guaranteed. But red-light cameras? Who knew you cared so much?
It turns out that Lake County residents have passionate feelings about red-light cameras, those devices that take video...
| May 19, 2013
Second of two parts
History played a big part in Stuart Herndon's house burning down in early April.
What happened to Herndon, 52, should never happen to another Lake County citizen.
When his house ignited April 2, the stucco worker was caught in...