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Orange clerk of courts opens self-help center

County Clerk Tiffany Moore Russell (second from right) helps cut the ribbon for the self-help center. The Self Help Center was created to help...

Artist to exhibit work, an audio of 150 migratory birds

An Apopka artist is exhibiting his audio installation piece, a sound recording of roughly 150 birds that migrate throughout Florida, in a downtown Orlando...

Birthday milestone

Dorothy Posey (pictured) will celebrate her 95th birthday on Sept. 11. She has lived in Florida since 1969, with the majority of that time...

Former Apopka resident to be in debutante cotillion

Kaitlyin R. Youngblood, a former resident of Apopka and student has been selected to participate in the Crème de la Crème – Exemplifying Excellence...

AmeriCorps begins service

A team of 31 Notre Dame AmeriCorps members (pictured) began their one year of service. They are serving in 11 public schools, six non-profit...

Oakland Nature preserve activities

Oakland Nature preserve will host a wild edible plants hike, insect safari and afterschool science club. Read more on page 7B.

Jennifer Heeke and Jonathan Hicks are engaged

The couple plans an October wedding in Alachua. Read more on the couple on page 7B.

NORWF speaker

NORWF to host Lake County property appraiser Carey Baker in September. Read more about Carey Baker and the meeting's date on page 8B.

Darters played against Ocoee in season opener

Dekwon Wilson, who rushed for 70 yards, gets corralled by a pair of Ocoee defenders during Apopka’s game against the Knights. Find out if...

Mustangs face familiar foe in Boone

For the second consecutive contest, an old foe returns to the Wekiva football schedule. Several things have changed since the Mustangs and the Braves...