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Tampa Bay Bucs must play on frozen tundra in Green Bay

My picks last week were a little more normal in that I got two out of four correct.

Scoring 1,000 points means plenty of work for Smith

Even with all the success the Wekiva Mustangs have earned under the leadership of Tommie Butts’ coaching staff, Smith is the first player to...

New Wekiva coach

Wekiva High School announced Jeremiah Schwartz as the fourth football coach in school history. Read more on page 1B.

Darters get back to winning ways

It’s been a unique season for the Apopka Blue Darters boys basketball team.  Read details on the team and their record on page 1B.

Apopka nun who served thousands dies at 91

Sister Teresa McElwee, who helped form and worked with many organizations in Apopka and the surrounding area, died January 7. Read more on 1A.

MLK parade

A dance troupe was one of the many groups participating in the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. More parade photos on 14A.

Police department employee awarded

Kimberly Pollard, a civilian employee with the Apopka Police Department, was awarded with a certificate Wednesday, January 20.  See more on 12A.

Deputy police chief named

Jerome Miller was recognized at the City Council meeting on Wednesday, January 20, as he was promoted from captain to deputy police chief. See...

City will look at possible land swap for Camp Wewa

Over the next two weeks, the city of Apopka will explore the possibility of a land swap with the Central Florida YMCA.  Read about...

Finance director

The City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Gladymir Ortega as Apopka’s new finance director on Wednesday, January 20. Ortega replaces Jamie Roberson, who...