FDLE agents arrested Jeremy Edward Kevitt, 50, of Clermont, on Sept. 7 for grand theft and organized fraud. Agents believe he stole tens of thousands of dollars from the Clermont Police Officers Union.
This past Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, author Gary Corsair shared his insights into two topics of local history, the infamous Groveland Four saga and the Wildwood High School Wildcats’ 1964 Florida State Football Championship win. Both presentations were through the Sumter County Library System.
TAVARES — The Lake County Library System now offers LinkedIn Learning, a computer and professional development platform, for its library card holders.
I hesitated to write this, since reliving that day every year is so difficult, but I saw your request in the Clermont News Leader, and I decided to tell the story from my view as a United Airlines employee.
OAKLAND —Oakland Town Manager Steve Koontz invites you to join him for coffee and conversation at the BYOC (bring your own coffee) to Coffee with the Town Manager 9 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 9 via Zoom.
It was a beautiful late summer day with clear skies, moderate temperatures and low humidity at our home in Northern Virginia.
“Does Candace have a boyfriend,” I inquired of Scott one day last summer.
In 2001 I was an Airport Systems Analyst for US Air-ways Airlines in Pittsburgh. My assigned area was Airport operations, where I wrote procedures, and processes for the airports, as well as developing and testing requirements for enhancements of the computer applications used to manage pas…
I had an appointment, later in the morning in Tampa. I was heading down I-4 listening to the radio when the first plane hit. I wasn’t sure what I was hearing as the news broke. I called home for more information, learned more but continued on to my meeting. I was almost there anyway.
Sept.11, 2001 was an average Tuesday morning. I was working for a telecommunications company and had a meeting scheduled to go over a customer’s plans for expansion. On the way, I stopped at a local grocery to pick up snacks for the meeting. Behind the check-out counter a small television wa…
“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation, and go to the grave with the song still in them.” (Henry David Thoreau, “Walden”)
Kerry Burns sent this photo of a Pileated Woodpecker in her yard. She said they frequently hear the birds’ distinct call around the property, but rarely see them.
OAKLAND — Town residents are invited to envision the future character of Oakland Avenue and Tubb Street by providing their input during the first of two planned public meetings starting at 6 p.m., Sept. 2 at the Oakland Meeting Hall, 221 N. Arrington St.
Tavares — Lake County is inviting the public to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 2 at 9 a.m. for the Neighborhood Lakes Scenic Trail and Trailhead located at 26656 County Road 46A, Mount Plymouth.
Clermont (August 19, 2021) – Enjoy dinner served by your local law enforcement and support an important cause.
Grant comes from Live Well Foundation of South Lake
Employees, community members and students eligible
Third doses recommended for immunosuppressed patients
At the Aug. 18 Groveland City Council meeting, members were asked to consider the fate of the African American Cemetery located adjacent to the Praise Temple Christian Academy.
Lake County Schools is continuing its online COVID-19 Data Dashboard as the 2021–2022 school year gets underway.