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Apopka High grad in Tokyo for Olympic triple jump

Donald Scott, a 2010 AHS graduate, is scheduled to begin his triple jump competition in the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday. Read more on 1B.

Apopkans compete in barrel racing championships

Riders compete throughout the year to earn points in order to qualify for the finals. Photos on 3B.

From my vantage point, calendar points toward football

The calendar may be changing from July to August, but I’ve got football season in my sights. Find out why on 6B.

Voting begins in August for Readers’ Choice Awards

Voting for the 2021 Best of Apopka Readers’ Choice Awards will begin Monday, August 16. Sponsored by The Apopka Chief and The Planter, the...

There’s a snack somewhere

A black-necked stilt (front) and a little blue heron share a water shore as hunting grounds for food recently along the Lake Apopka Wildlife...

Early, late are best times for fishin’

Hello Folks, We are almost done with July and gettin’ ready for August. Once we through August and a few days in September, we should...

Blue Darters happy to be back together during summer workouts

This summer has been a little more normal as the Darters worked out not only on the field but back in the weightroom. See...

Mustangs begin fall football practice with new coaching staff

Like other high school football teams around the state, the Mustangs will begin fall football practice on Monday, August 2.  Find more on 1B.

Publix to open

The Publix supermarket being built at the southwest corner of the intersection of Kelly Park Road and Plymouth-Sorrento Road in Apopka is scheduled to...

Loomis Funeral Home is a third generation family owned and operated...

“Just the Facts.” A simple slogan that can mean so much to a family when deciding who will serve them during their time of need....