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History

Serving the Apopka area since 1923 and 1965.

The Apopka Chief and The Planter newspapers are independently-owned and family-operated. The Apopka Chief is a subscription-based publication that is delivered each Friday by U.S. Mail. It features up-to-date editorial content with opinion, lifestyle, and sports pages, as well as classified and legal sections each week.

The Planter is a free publication that is published each Thursday. It features local events, syndicated columns such as Dollars and Sense and Senior News Line, and news and feature stories from The Apopka Chief’s previous edition.

These newspapers are committed to generating comprehensive coverage of news and events as well as effective retail, classified and legal advertising for total community readership, and to deliver a broad distribution area providing results for the advertisers’ investment. Every week with every issue, The Apopka Chief and The Planter help make a difference in the Apopka community. Excellence, accountability, integrity, and service are the tenets upon which The Apopka Chief and The Planter stand. This stand leads to customer satisfaction.

 

OUR FORMAT

…provides news as well as opinion, letters to the editor, current local events and extended area coverage, retail, classified, and legal advertising so that our readers are not isolated, but rather, well-informed. Our work, both in news and advertising, comes from the limitless opportunity for growth and development of our community and our commitment as your newspaper to stay current to its ever-changing face.

We Are Committed

Through The Apopka Chief we are committed to:

Generating extraordinary communications in comprehensive coverage of news and events with effective business, retail, classified, and legal advertising for total community readership..

Through The Planter we are committed to:

Delivering a broad distribution area providing results for our advertiser’s investment.

“The Apopka Chief & The Planter is an exciting, challenging, and enjoyable place to contribute and work. As a staff, we know we make a difference in our world every week, with every issue. Excellence, accountability, integrity, and service are the tenets upon which we stand at The Apopka Chief & The Planter.This stand leads to our extraordinary customer and employee satisfaction. It is to the issue of conversation that we are charged”

We are the voice of you, the people. This is our commitment!