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Apopkan wins gold medal in U.S. Special Olympics

An Apopka resident (Karlos Mancilla) won a gold medal in equestrian in the Special Olympics that was held in Central Florida in early June.

Resurfacing on U.S. 441 begins

A mile-long resurfacing of U.S. Highway 441 in Apopka by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will begin.

Political races set for City Council, county, statewide elections

Former City Commissioner Kyle Becker and political newcomer Lynetta Johnson will vie in a special election to replace Bankson.

Why did the turtle cross the road?

A large Florida softshell turtle takes a quick look around while crossing one of the roads on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The 11-mile,...

Man found dead in the bushes in Apopka

A man was found dead in the bushes in Apopka this past weekend.  On Tuesday, June 21, The Apopka Police Department released the following statement: On...

Orange County School Board to interview superintendent finalists

The Orange County Public Schools’ (OCPS) superintendent search process will continue with the school board interviewing the finalists on Tuesday, June 21, according to...

Two new officers sworn in for Apopka Police Department

Two police officers were sworn into service for the Apopka Police Department. Apopka Police Chief Mike McKinley swore in David Hurst II and Asia...

Apopka has new Parks and Recreation director

As the new Parks and Recreation Department director for the city of Apopka, Radley Williams said his top priority is to get his department...

Miss Apopka

On Tuesday, June 14, Miss Apopka Victoria Sonza was given a sendoff at the Museum of the Apopkans. Sonza will represent Apopka in the...

Catching a few rays

A Florida red-bellied turtle takes in some sun recently along the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The drive is an 11-mile, one-way free drive on...
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