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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...

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...

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...

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...

Rock Springs Ridge residents fight potential development on former golf course

For several years, many Rock Springs Ridge (RSR) residents have continued to rail against the possibility of more homes being developed on a section...

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...

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...

First step taken for new Publix at city staff meeting

Residential and commercial developments are making their way through the city of Apopka’s process with the first step of city staff consideration. At the Wednesday,...

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...

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...