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City sells building, fuel pumps at Orlando Apopka Airport

Looking to sell the fixed base operations (FBO) at Orlando Apopka Airport, the Apopka City Council Wednesday, April 7, unanimously approved a bid to...

Common gallinules duke it out for supremacy on wildlife drive

A pair of common gallinules have a bit of a disagreement recently on one of the canal at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive.

Apopka Fair arrives

For 20 years, when spring comes, the feeling of that time of the year pervades the Apopka area as the Apopka Fair draws near. ...

Growers will offer best foliage at annual Apopka event

Thirteen foliage specialists will appear in the 59th annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival, showcasing landscape plants, vegetables, and more. Per tradition, the Apopka Art and...

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast speaker wants to promote unity

To Dr. Kevin Baird, the upcoming annual National Day of Prayer is “a great moment” to promote unity.  See more on 3A.

Apopkan serving in Navy

Retail Services Specialist 3rd Class Thanks Alcius, (l) from Apopka, and Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Cheyenne Mosteiro, from Long Beach, Calif., provide medical assistance...

Apopka High School softball team wins three games in past week

The Apopka Blue Darters softball team picked up three victories over the past week, Read more on these games on page 1B.

Bluegills on beds give off distinct odor

Hello Folks, I hope everyone is enjoyin’ the last of the cooler weather we have been havin’. The days aren’t too hot and the fishin’...

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run crash

An Apopka man turned himself in on Monday, April 5, on charges related to a hit-and-run fatal crash. See the story on 8A.

Apopka police officer is honored on special day at state capitol

Apopka Police Officer Quinton Nedd was recognized on the floor of the Florida Legislature House of Representatives as the Officer of the Day. More...