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Blue Darters have defensive battle against Wet Orange Warriors

AHS's Rashad Watson (l) blocked a West Orange punt off the foot of Brandon Matson. Read more on page 1B. More photos on page...

Visit Graceworx Church for fellowship, music, scripture readings, and Bible study

Apopka is blessed with an abundance of options when it comes to churches. There is an array of congregations large and small, long-established and fledgling,...

The Home Wise Michelle Chase Team mission is to deliver services...

Choosing a Realtor® is the most important decision in the home sales process. The Michelle Chase HomeWise Team knows you only have one chance...

Budget, tax rate voted on by City Council

After a three-hour public hearing on Wednesday, September 8, the Apopka City Council, voted on the proposed 2021-2022 city budget and the proposed property...

Lowe’s employees help refurbish, upgrade Camp Wewa

Volunteers from 15 area Lowe’s home improvement stores are finishing up their three days of work refurbishing Camp Wewa, a former YMCA camp now...

Apopka police officer honored as Drug Recognition Expert of Year

The Florida Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Challenge selected Apopka Officer Robert Campbell as the 2020 Drug Recognition Expert of the Year.  Read more on page...

City honors longtime resident Harvey Caldwell

The city recognized Harvey Caldwell for his career achievements, contributions to the community and as a volunteer for the Apopka Historical Society. Read the...

Dewey waits

Student Government Association member Zoe Copley, dressed as Dewey Darter, waits in the rain for the Apopka Blue Darters football team to score. Read...

Nature takes its course

In this photograph submitted by reader Nate Teeter, an alligator is about to chomp down on a turtle along the 11-mile Lake Apopka Wildlife...

Apopkan works with explosives

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Micah Waits of Apopka, an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) technician with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron sets up an explosive charge...
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