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Three area legislators give preview of upcoming session

Chamber of Commerce sponsors breakfast event…  More on page 1A.

Mayor to ask City Council for approval to buy Wewa

Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson wants to have Camp Wewa – currently owned by the Central Florida YMCA – under the city’s ownership. More...

A sunny day in February along wildlife drive

An alligator suns on a bank along the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive earlier in February. An 11-mile, one-way drive, LAWD is open each Friday...

Orange County rental assistance program to launch March 1

Orange County is launching its new Emergency Rental Assistance Program on March 1, which has more than $33 million in federal funds to help...

101-year-old Apopka man gets first COVID-19 vaccination

101-year-old Apopka man Jose Ros received his first COVID-19 vaccination shot at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, February 19....

Apopka firefighter sings his way onto national TV on American Idol

Fueled by a lifelong love of music and spurred on by encouragement, an Apopka firefighter took the plunge and showcased his singing talents on...

City considers how to use $2.9 million windfall

The acquisition of a property for a homeless resource center was a major point of discussion at the Apopka City Council workshop meeting. Find out...

Three Apopka police officers sworn in by deputy chief

Deputy Police Chief Jerome Miller (l) swears in officers, (l-r), Nina “Stonie” Stone, Richard “Richie” Alvelo, and Raed “Ray” Lutfi. Read more on the...

Water district breaks ground on service center to be built in...

The groundbreaking for a new 17,154 square-foot St. Johns River Water Management District service center in Apopka was held Monday, February 8, on Binion...

Debbie Turner notes 20 years of helping thousands who have cancer

The Debbie Turner Cancer Care and Research Center of Apopka has come a long way in its two decades of existence, from the back...