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Two well-known Apopkans pass away this week

Two long-time and well-known Apopkans died this week. Tom Turner (l) Ernest Swift both died on Tuesday, April 14. Turner, 60, was known for...

OCPS serves meals for free districtwide until December 17

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the extension of the Summer Meals Program with the flexibility to allow school districts, including Orange County Public...

Orange County School Board upholds face-to-face instruction plan for families who...

The Orange County School Board voted 6-2 to uphold the face-to-face instruction plan for OCPS families who selected this option. The Orange County School Board...

Four to run in Apopka City Council special election

The Apopka City Council special election for Seat 2 has drawn four candidates, one a former city commissioner, another who was a candidate two...

After over 25 years in Apopka, U.S. Toy is closing its...

A beloved toy store is closing its doors by late April after a 25-plus year presence in the community. U.S. Toy is closing five of...

Dream was right size for Sawyer Brown singer Gregg Hubbard

Growing up in Apopka, Sawyer Brown keyboardist and singer Gregg “Hobie” Hubbard had a pretty big dream, but he wasn’t sure it would ever...

Apopka area high for recent COVID-19

As shown in this map produced by Orange County government, the two Apopka ZIP codes of 32703 and 32712 (upper left corner) had 18...

Amazon publicly named as tenant for large warehouse in Apopka

The worst-kept secret in City Hall is officially no longer a secret. A large proposed warehouse working its way through the city of Apopka’s approval...

City expected to move to ban medical marijuana dispensaries

When the Florida Legislature passed legislation earlier this year implementing the growing and selling of medical marijuana, it gave cities and counties in the...

Early 2019 is target date for Lucky’s Market in Apopka to...

Correction: An erroneous report was in the May 18 edition of The Apopka Chief regarding the status of Anytime Fitness of Apopka in the Wekiva...
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