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Orange sauce with fried pork chops makes for a tasty entrée

Orange Pork Chops from Sharon Bray in Treasures and Pleasures has a tasty sauce. The orange goes very well with pork, and cooking on...

Avoid St. Johns River until water subsides

Hello Folks, I hope and pray your family survived the storm. There are a lot of people who suffered some damage and quite a few folks who...

Despite floods and debris, city weathers through Hurricane Ian

Mayor Bryan Nelson gave an update of Hurricane Ian and its impact on the city of Apopka.

Former KGB spy is keynote speaker at November trust gala

Jack Barsky will speak at the John Land Apopka Community Trust Gala. The event includes dinner, cash bar and a sizable silent auction.

Jerk festival to spice up amphitheater with food

Florida Jerk Festival features live reggae, soca, and Caribbean food.

Yellowstone, Grand Teton trip was as grand as expected

We both enjoyed both parks, but I must say that I enjoyed Yellowstone more than I thought I would. See photos on page 3B.

Thankfully, we didn’t catch the brunt of Hurricane Ian

Thanks to Hurricane Ian, high school football teams around the state have had their seasons turned upside down. Read more on page 2B.

Mustangs to host Edgewater in postponed game

Hurricane Ian’s impact was felt even among the high school football schedule.

Blue Darters practice after delays brought by Hurricane Ian

Defensive line coach Matt Anderson watches as players go through their drills during the first practice after Hurricane Ian.

October 2022 Obituaries

October 7, 2022 MARIA LIDIA JOAQUIM, 89, Apopka, passed away on Friday, September 23. She was born July 24, 1933 in Vale Florido, Portugal. Survivors...
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