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Apopka firefighters climb in New York City

Seventeen Apopka fire fighters took part in the annual New York City Memorial Stair Climb to remember the first responders who died in the...

Alonzo Williams Park center may be under construction soon

Almost 10 months after the city first advertised bids for two Alonzo Williams Park construction projects, the Apopka City Council agreed with separate 5-0 votes to award...

Fair weathers weekend just fine

As the 17th annual Apopka Fair progressed, the backdrop provided by the spring weather only got better.

Political primer by Cowles

Bill Cowles, Orange County supervisor of elections, visited Kimberly Blackman’s class at Wekiva High School on December 12 to explain the political party process...

City drops some allegations against Anderson

The city of Apopka has dropped part of its complaint against former city administrator Richard Anderson, saying it won’t pursue its allegations that Anderson...

Public will have chance to chime in on new parking ordinance

The draft of the parking ordinance is available for community members’ review on the city’s website, ahead of the Parking Advisory Committee’s Monday, September...

City Council gives tentative OK to higher property tax rate

After more than six hours of wrangling over the city budget during a workshop session, the Apopka City Council voted unanimously to raise the...

A training exercise

The Apopka Police Department held an active-shooter training exercise at Trinity Baptist Church.

Local people help Panhandle after storm

Following Hurricane Michael’s destruction of parts of the Florida Panhandle, Apopka community members have stepped up and traveled to the region to help its...

Looking for a snack

A reddish egret looks for his next bite to eat on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive.