In in biggest class of recruits since 2006, the Clermont Fire Department will swear in nine firefighters Friday during an official pinning ceremony.
More than 1,000 teachers from south Lake County’s 17 schools let their hair down for a morning celebration in their honor Thursday.
Fifty-five firearms, including an illegally sawed-off shotgun, were taken off the streets Thursday by Clermont police.
If you asked children who they enjoyed meeting at Clermont’s recent National Night Out, many of them would probably say Buster the dog.
Lake County sheriff’s officials are trying to identify a suspect they believe attacked a sleeping 14-year-old girl in her home last week.
Clermont police have filed DUI and other traffic related charges with the State Attorney’s Office against a driver involved in an accident on Aug. 2 that sent Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s mother, Ata Johnson, and her passenger to South Lake Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
About 450 potential voters from across Lake County attended the South Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Hob Nob Thursday evening, seeking to meet and talk with 22 candidates running for various local, county and state races.
A 22-year-old Orlando woman learned something Monday: allegedly taking items from a store without paying for them is shoplifting, while taking those same items from a store employee trying to recover them is considered robbery.
A Miami man has been charged with arson after he allegedly set fire to a semi-truck parked at a convenience store lot in Clermont last week.
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.