Friday, May 26, 2017
Council’s vote means fighting suit to the end
The practical side of this situation would have been to settle and get out of the situation. It would have cost the city about $104,000 at that point, $44,000 in legal fees and $60,000 for the settlement.
THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY: OPINION & ARTICLES OF INTEREST
These bills will affect you and family
By Bryan Nelson, County Commissioner District 2
Earlier this year, the Florida Legislature concluded its legislative session and, as a result, several hundred bills have gone to the governor’s desk for his approval or veto.
Must not ignore power of relationships
By Dr. Lisa L. Hosack, Center for Vision & Values
I concur that parentchild relationships are “everything.
Well, Planned Parenthood did ‘one’ good thing – it got Jane Roe into Heaven
By Richard Corbeil
According to Townhall writer Ryan Bomberger, Planned Parenthood is one of the biggest scams of government and private financing in the country.
By Patti Bankson, The Way I See It
The “Campus Free Speech Act” is a proposed bill that would restrict certain kinds of protest on Michigan college campuses.
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Other Headlines, Events and More:
- Mullinax Ford wants to grow its footprint
By Teresa Sargeant, Apopka Chief Staff
- A ribbon cutting ceremony for the sections of the Wekiva Parkway that will extend the Parkway from U.S. Highway 441 to Kelly Park Road will be held. The ceremony is open to the public and will be held at the Belgian Street bridge.
- Citizenship class, art are part of library’s schedule. All listed events will take place at the North Orange Branch Library.
- There will be a live turtle presentation at Wekiwa Springs State Park at the nature pavilion.
- The Florida Sales Tax Holiday 2017 kicks off on Friday, August 4, and will end Sunday, August 6.
- Beginning Racewalking Program is at Magnolia Park. The program is for people age 12 and older.
- The City of Apopka is holding a Back to School Supply Drive at City Hall 120 E. Main St., until Friday, August 4.
- The Fifth Sunday Evening Sing at First Baptist Church of Tangerine will be held. Special guest singers include the Banksons (father Roger and sons Doug and Joe), the Bradshaws, Alan Brandel, and the Lovetts.
- Oasis Church will hold a Festival Oasis Back2School event featuring Latin food and kids water zone.
- The women of Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church will host their third annual Free Market and Back-To-School Bash.
- Kyle Bauman of Apopka got a scholarship from Bemidji State University (BSU) Alumni and Foundation at Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minn.
- Alexis Sams of Apopka has been named to the spring 2017 semester Dean’s List for excellence in academics. Georgia Southern University announced.
- State Representative Jennifer Sullivan’s staff will hold office hours at Apopka City Hall for constituent outreach.
- Korean armistice signed July 27, 1953, after two years of negotiations. See article on page 8C.