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Qorvo will layoff 142 Apopka employees by December 1

Confirming rumors that had been floating for months, Qorvo will close its Apopka semiconductor chip manufacturing facility in Apopka, laying off 142 employees between...

W.R. ‘Mac’ McGuffin, former publisher of newspapers, dies

A former owner of The Apopka Chief and The Planter, and a longtime community supporter well after his retirement 40 years ago, W.R. “Mac”...

Helping those who go hungry

About 125 volunteers gathered Tuesday, June 11 to glean the corn fields at Long and Scott Farm near Zellwood.

Road closed near Apopka High

Martin Street is closed until August 2 where it dead ends into Vick Road near Apopka High School.

Prayers have been effective as rainy season kicks in

Hello Folks, Well, it seems that our prayers are workin’. We have been gettin’ some rain as of late and we need every drop we...

City of Apopka recognizes last week of June as Drowning Prevention...

Through a proclamation, the city of Apopka will recognize the last week of June as Drowning Prevention Week to raise awareness about water safety....

Social security terms explained in plain language

Social Security employees strive to explain benefits using easy-to-understand, plain language. In fact, The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies to communicate...

Learn the criteria to qualify for disability benefits

This month marks the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Disability affects...

Summer Reading Program continues in July with a Universe of Stories

On July 11, visit the North Orange Branch for Stress Buster Art: Color Your Universe and relax as you color in our Adult Summer...

Mullins celebrate 50th anniversary

June and Rick Mullins of Apopka recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Turn to page 1B for further information.