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U.S. Rep Demings touts infrastructure bill in Apopka

U.S. Rep. Val Demings, (D-Orlando) was in Apopka Tuesday, November 23, to promote the recently passed federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at a news briefing that was held...

Man who rescued boy from fire honored by AFD

A delay came at just the right time for Raphael Mirabel to rescue 11-year-old Jaydrian Velasquez. Find out what happened in this week’s Apopka...

Foundation promises funds to build new community center on city property

A Longwood foundation has promised to donate money toward the design and construction of a new community center.

Wekiva High band raising funds for new uniforms

The Wekiva High School band is aiming to raise money to replace its band uniforms, which were purchased when the school opened its doors...

Historical society notes restored Apopka house

After the purchase, the renovation project took only six months, according to Newark. Find out more in this week’s Apopka Chief.

Lots of twirling lights

The Fall Family Festival featured all sorts of whirling rides with lights November 11-14 at Kit Land Nelson Park and Edwards Field. Sponsored by...

AdventHealth offers advice on coping with anxiety and grief during the...

From AdventHealth Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holidays may deliver a range of emotions for family members. In the wake of COVID-19, this holiday season also...

Community Trust gala raises funds, honors couple for volunteer efforts

To cap the night, the John Land Humanitarian Award was granted to husband-and-wife Richard and Shirley Risser. Read more about the gala in this...

Honoring veterans

Lou Boria, a World War II veteran, speaks Thursday, November 11, during a Veterans Day ceremony held at Kit Land Nelson Park and sponsored...

Fall Family Festival is under way now

The seventh annual edition of the Fall Family Festival is under way and will continue through Sunday, November 14. Read more in this week’s...
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