A stretch of State Road 50 in Clermont reopened Wednesday afternoon after a reported gas leak was capped off.
A Clermont man, accused of participating in a March 2013 home invasion that left one man dead, pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder with a firearm.
A 49-year-old Clermont man was charged with aggravated battery after he allegedly beat his girlfriend with a baseball bat after she hid his alcohol, according to an arrest affidavit.
Clermont city officials believe they will be able to balance a larger municipal budget for 2015 without having to raise taxes, they told the city council this week.
Despite a recommendation for approval by city staff, Clermont council members unanimously rejected a permit for an underground gun range off U.S. Highway 27 north of DeSoto Street, the same project they had originally approved in October 2010.
On Tuesday, friends and families of employees, dignitaries and local youth sports coaches, parents and students got a preview of the new Dick’s Sporting Goods in Clermont.
Six candidates qualified for three seats on the Clermont City Council Friday.
Dr. Thomas Spencer has announced his candidacy for Seat 5 on the Clermont City Council.
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled some red light cameras in Florida are illegal – but not any of them in Lake County.
Clermont police are looking for a lone male they said robbed a convenience store clerk at gunpoint Tuesday morning.
Approximately 200 people showed up for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, dedication and tours of the $6.3 million newly acquired — and named — Clermont Arts and Recreation Center on the hill on U.S. Highway 27, just south of Citrus Tower Boulevard.
One suspect has been arrested and Lake County deputies have identified a second suspect in a shootout last week that left a convenience store and cars riddled with bullets.
ERA Grizzard Real Estate has expanded into Clermont with the acquisition of Clermont’s ERA Professional Real Estate Services, according to broker and owner Gus Grizzard.
Members of East Ridge Middle School Spartans symphonic band will be at Downtown Disney’s Marketplace the day after school ends, on June 7.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office detained five “persons of interest” late Friday afternoon in what may be a drug-related shoot-out between vehicles, and deputies are looking for a possible injured person after blood was found in one of the vehicles.
Some 98 people were arrested — including a Walt Disney World management trainer from Clermont — during a four-day prostitution sting aimed at finding victims of human trafficking, Polk County Sheriff’s Office officials said.
Lost Lake Elementary School students got a treat on Multicultural Day last week when Jim Sawgrass, a member of the Florida Muskogee Creek Tribe, showed up in native dress with Indian artifacts.
A few weeks ago, Dave Black realized his cow had given birth on the family’s farm on Old Highway 50 in Clermont, a working farm dating back to 1899.
Clermont officials have met twice with a team from Wilesmith Advertising & Design, out of West Palm Beach, a company whose expertise will be used in a reverse branding process for the city.
A man complained to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office that an acquaintance stole a safe from his bedroom containing cash and marijuana.
An 18-year-old Clermont man has been charged with lewd and lascivious battery and stalking after he allegedly impregnated a 15-year-old girl, then refused to leave her alone after she broke off the relationship, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Saturday was race day at Lake Louisa State Park, only this time the racers weren’t on foot — they were on longboards.
Dick Adams, 74, practiced law in Central Florida for more 30 years before deciding to go into a different field — agriculture.
Officials with the State Attorney’s Office said Wednesday they will not file charges in the case of a 25-year-old man who died after a struggle at South Lake Hospital with law enforcement officers who were trying to get him to a mental facility.
Mary Lory, 76, never liked needles or getting shots at the doctor’s office when she was younger, and yet the Clermont woman is now one of th e nation’s top donors after having donated 125 gallons of blood used to save “thousands of lives,” according to a blood bank official.