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Miss Apopka reflects on competing for Miss Florida

Find out how Miss Apopka, Sarah Davis did in this years Miss Florida pageants, and her thoughts as her reign as Miss Apopka comes...

Cancer survivor publishes gratitude journal as book of hope and healing

Read the inspiring background of this author as she shares her motivation for publishing a book.

Kids get backpacks

County Commissioner Bryan Nelson was one of the volunteers who participated in the backpack giveaway in Orange County. Read more on page 1B.

Apopka coaches, players ready start the season

Players anxiously await as their first game 150 miles away from Apopka High School approaches. Find out more on page 1C.

Improvement is key for Wekiva football team

Find out how the Wekiva football team is looking as they prepare for the start of the 2105 football season.

Apopka coach Rick Darlington will vie once again for crying towel...

The annual "crying towel" event is soon approaching for coach Darlington and other area coaches. To find out more on the crying towel event,...

Summer basketball a very good thing for Wekiva team

Read about Coach Lubin's thoughts on the team's progress, how they've grown and his hopes for the coming season.

Apopka-area MMA fighter wins championship bout

With a 3-0 career, and a list of sponsorships, this local MMA fighter is at it again, with another victory and upcoming fight. Find...

Enjoy these fine foods from A Harvest of Recipes cookbook

Calvary Church of the Nazarene’s cookbook entitled A Harvest of Recipes, one of our so many Apopka-area locally produced community cookbooks, is the much...

Fishin’s been good along chains thanks to rain

Hello Folks, We are gettin’ plenty of rain and by lookin’ at the ponds and lakes near my house, you can see the water is...