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Former Apopkan named the 2021 Engineer of the Year

Rick Acree, who grew up in Apopka, has been named the 2021 Engineer of the Year for the state. Read about Rick in this...

Water district promotes to get new leader

Michael A. Register was unanimously appointed this week as the executive director.  Read more on page 3A.

Search for new school’s principal will begin soon

“This school, as you know, is a passion project not only for myself, but for this community,” Melissa Byrd said. Read more about the...

Dean Cain of Superman fame in Apopka to film TV series

“I’m here to raise awareness...,” Cain said during an interview. Find out what the film is about on page 1A.

Budget passed by city but not without Nelson-Becker clash

There was disagreement between Mayor Bryan Nelson and Commissioner Becker over various issues during the hearings. Find out more in this week’s Apopka Chief.

9/11 is remembered with several events

Several hundred people attended the city of Apopka’s 9-11 memorial service, to commemorate lives lost, and the fallen first responders. More information about the...

Apopka, Wekiva have polar opposite results

It was a night of disparate results for Apopka and Wekiva.

Still lookin’ for first touch of cooler weather

Hello Folks, We are just about into fall and I couldn’t be more excited. I fished last week with my buddy Rich from Mt. Dora....

National horse show

Apopka resident Brianna Solitro competed in the 2021 Youth Arabian and Half Arabian National Championship Horse Show. Summary on 4B.

Mustangs downed by West Orange

Wekiva quarterback Tyray Davis talks with assistant coach Buddy Hurd during a timeout.  See page 1A.
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