South Lake Press: Community

Community

Top Story

LC Hoops honors referee

PHOTO COURTESY OF ALEX LUDICK

Recent Headlines

Wednesday 04/16/2014
Getting your air conditioning system ready for summertime
Posted: April 16, 2014

A s the days turn warmer, the demands on your air conditioning system will dramatically increase. Getting your system ready for Florida’s hot, humid summertime is important. Taking simple steps in maintenance today could prevent an air conditioning unit from breaking down during the hottest days of summer.

Comments (0)
Reliving history through pages of the South Lake Press
Posted: April 16, 2014

NEW JAIL DESIGN

Comments (0)
Wednesday 04/09/2014
East Ridge Middle recognized for AVID achievement
Posted: April 09, 2014

Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, was a program developed in California in 1980 to help middle-achieving students improve. Since then, it has branched out to schools in 45 states and 16 countries.

Comments (0)
Big changes are coming to housing
Posted: April 09, 2014

Major changes in the economy have created a paradigm shift in the housing industry. The traditional American Dream of home ownership is being dismantled.

Comments (0)
25 Years Ago — 1989
Posted: April 09, 2014

SITE TALKS CONTINUE

Comments (0)
Wednesday 04/02/2014
From plain biscuits to fabulous shortcakes in one step
Posted: April 02, 2014

In my opinion, biscuits are the true queens of the quick breads. With a bit of practice, they can be cobbled up from scratch and popped into the oven in a matter of minutes.

Comments (0)
Remember When: 25 Years Ago, 1989
Posted: April 02, 2014

Easter Sunday dinners. Rusty Fox: Prime Rib, $8.95; L.J. Grunt’s, 801 City Grill: Prime rib au jus, baked boneless breast of chicken, fresh fish of the day, roast leg of lamb, Virginia baked ham, BBQ baby back ribs, $8.95-$10.95; The Crown Restaurant: Prime rib, roast leg of lamb, boneless pork loin with stuffing, chicken Oscar, roast duckling, honey glazed ham, baby back BBQ ribs, fresh bay scallops, fresh fish of the day, jumbo shrimp stuffed with lump crab meat, $10.95-$14.95.

Comments (0)
Tips for reducing jobsite theft
Posted: April 02, 2014

The old adage, “They’ll steal anything that is not nailed down” is truer today than ever before, especially on construction jobsites.

Comments (0)
Monday 03/31/2014
25 Years Ago – 1989
Posted: March 31, 2014

PREPARE FOR EASTER

Comments (0)
Wednesday 03/26/2014
New composite decking is more durable
Posted: March 26, 2014

For the last 20 years, composite decking products have grown in popularity primarily because of their long-term finished appearance versus wood decking, which takes a beating in the weather. Composite decking is typically comprised of wood fibers mixed with a base polyethylene plastic or PVC base material. The material is then shaped into solid or hollow deck boards about an inch thick.

Comments (0)
25 Years Ago – 1989
Posted: March 26, 2014

Kyle Promotions, Clermont’s specialty advertising and printing company, has moved from Westgate Office Plaza near City Hall to 748 West Ave.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 03/19/2014
Know the electrical functioning behind your home’s walls
Posted: March 19, 2014

Many homeowners are frightened by the electrical functions in their home, and they should be, because faulty electrical components can result in a fire and possibly death. The daily interaction most homeowners have with their home’s electrical components is limited to flipping a switch. However, behind every wall is a maze of electrical wires connected to breakers, boxes and ultimately the community’s main power grid.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 03/12/2014
School-bound teacher charged with DUI, fleeing
Posted: March 12, 2014

A kindergarten teacher on her way to work faces several charges, including DUI, after allegedly driving into incoming traffic, passing a stopped school bus and ramming a sheriff’s patrol car that was involved in the pursuit.

Comments (0)
Remember When: 26 Years Ago -- 1988
Posted: March 12, 2014

The city of Clermont welcomes aboard its new code enforcement officer, Jim McFatter. He and his wife, Belle, have a 17-year-old daughter, Lynn, who is a junior at Clermont High School.

Comments (0)
Soundproofing a room with stone wool insulation
Posted: March 12, 2014

Have you ever been in one bedroom or bathroom in your house and heard noises from another room? As you can imagine, the sound of a flushing toilet or other objectionable noise can be very embarrassing. Failing to properly soundproof interior rooms of a home is one of the biggest mistakes made in new home construction. Just ask anyone who has experienced a loud houseguest.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 03/05/2014
Is the do-it-yourself industry in decline?
Posted: March 05, 2014

In the early 1980s, America was bombarded with huge building material box stores that touted, you can do-it-yourself. Millions of folks bought into the notion and a huge new DIY retail industry was created. There seems to be a shift in that movement and the DIY industry is now waning.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 02/26/2014
Lake Minneola preps for state semifinals
Posted: February 26, 2014

Lake Minneola High School earned the school’s first trip to the boys basketball state semifinals with a 72-61 road win on Saturday against Lake Wales.

Comments (0)
Remember When: 25 Years Ago – 1989
Posted: February 26, 2014

FEDERAL PRISON FOR LAKE COUNTY?

Comments (1)
PVC cellular products eliminate rot issues
Posted: February 26, 2014

A hot, humid Florida climate, errant water sprinklers and rainy days will cause wood to rot. Wood rot is the main reason homeowners are moving away from traditional wood sidings and trim and turning to composite- and PVC-based products. Both products have the appearance of wood and long-term durability.

Comments (0)

Online poll

Loading…