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Fire department ended fiscal year with unexpected revenue

Apopka Fire Chief Sean Wylam presented his department’s fiscal outlook at the Apopka City Council’s November 18 meeting at City Hall.  Read the full story on page 1A.

Church begins unique new ministry to feed those in need

A new ministry that focuses on distributing fresh vegetables and organic fish from a local aquaponics farm will hold a ribbon cutting next week. Living...

There’s still time to request mail ballots for city runoff

Apopka voters can still request a mail ballot for the December 8 runoff election. Get more information on page 1A.

Orange County will give free PPE to small businesses

Orange County will once again give free personal protective equipment (PPE) to small businesses located in Orange County to help them adhere...

City Council approves sale of three pieces of property deemed surplus

Four city-owned properties were declared surplus Wednesday, November 18.

Melissa Byrd sworn in to second term on county school board

Four members – three incumbents and one newcomer – took an oath of office at the Orange County School Board’s installation ceremony, including incumbent...

County adds raised crosswalk to Lakeville Road

Lakeville Road at Piedmont Lakes Middle School is one of several locations throughout Orange County that received construction of a raised crosswalk.

Agreement will give all OCPS teachers 1.27 percent raises, increase minimum...

The Orange County School Board and Classroom Teachers Association reached an agreement for the 2020-2021 school year that will include a 1.27-percent...

Veterans honored at program in VFW Building

About 60 people were in attendance Wednesday, November 11, at the annual Veterans Day gathering at the Apopka Community Center/VFW Building on Veterans Day. The...

Vote-by-mail ballots on the way for City Council runoff election

Apopka voters can still request a mail ballot for the December 8 runoff election between Diane Velazquez and Yesenia “Jesi” Baron for Seat 2...