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COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered at John H. Bridges Community Center

COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered once again at the John H. Bridges Community Center on Thursday, June 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Walk-up participation will...

Elected officials: Apopka Fire Station No. 6 to become a reality

Elected officials highlighted the benefits for Fire Station No. 6 at press conference. Read the full story on page 1A.

Gas district starts program to help customers pay bills

The Lake Apopka Natural Gas District Board of Directors voted to start the Helping Hand program that will financially aid gas district customers. Get...

State allocates thousands for converting residential septic systems to sewer

This money is part of a larger project which Orange County Commissioner District 2 Christine Moore started in early 2019 to remove aging septic...

Outdoor fitness area opens at Northwest Recreation Complex

City officials and AdventHealth representatives cut the ribbon for a new outdoor fitness area on Tuesday, June 8, at the Northwest Recreation Complex on...

2021 State of County address: Orange County recovers from COVID-19 pandemic

In his 2021 State of the County address, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings highlighted the challenges Orange County faced during the global COVID-19...

Honoring our war dead

Mayor Bryan Nelson (r) and Andy Anderson, post commander for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10147 of Apopka team up to place a wreath...

Apopka veteran, triple amputee, dies at age 73

Jim Sursely (r) and his son, Dax, loved to hunt together. Read more on Jim Sursely’s life on page 1A.

City Council hears about pedestrian safety program

Emily Hanna, executive director of Bike/Walk Central Florida, addressed the City Council about the organization’s Best Foot Forward program. Read more on page 5A.

Wekiva High graduate lands spot on Olympic weightlifting team

When Mattie Rogers of Apopka began participating in weightlifting as a sport, qualifying for the Olympics was her goal. That goal was officially reached this...