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Berkley’s passing a great loss to all

By Fred Brummer, Special to the Chief  "You may then understand why I considered myself blessed when, as a legislative rookie, I was able to have...

Youths create artwork in Boys and Girls Clubs program

Youths show off their creations in an art program held by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida. Find out what special group...

Extended family of 500 holds 35th annual Fourth of July cookout

The Lawery extended family has gathered every Fourth of July for the last 35 years for a large picnic.

Wholesale bakery opens in Apopka to make cheese rolls

Though it may be considered a novelty to American culture, cheese bread has been a popular staple of Brazilian cuisine for more than 100...

Apopka Little League comes away with district titles

"We are proud of the teams and thought Apopka Little League was well-represented as far as the product and play. High expectations have developed...

Apopka to Atlanta: Hittel’s videos are on a bigger stage

Austin Hittel graduated from Apopka High in 2010 and from there, it’s been a meteoric rise to his current position as a digital video...

Here’s the plan, guys

Apopka Blue Darters assistant football coach Mark Barrett (r) points out the routes he wants receivers to run during a passing league game for...

Keeping an eye out

Wekiva Mustangs assistant football coaches Bryan Gary (l) and Marcus McCarty watch as players work out during summer conditioning drills.

Local bowlers heading to important national event

Central Florida has grown into a hotbed of championship bowling and at its heart is the Brunswick-Wekiva Lanes’ youth program. Pete Vergos (r) and...

Despite hot weather, fishin’ is very good in local lakes

Hello Folks, I hope everyone had a great 4th of July weekend and you didn’t eat too many hamburgers and hot dogs. I hope you...