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Wekiva High School celebrates homecoming

Wekiva High School’s 2016 homecoming king and queen, Josh Gyebi and Summara Jones, pose for photos. See more photos on page 8A.

New Apopka hospital nears opening day

Within the span of 24 hours, several community members got to tour the new Florida Hospital Apopka (FHA) building and speak with its staff...

Apopka man, 76, charged in stabbing

A 76-year-old Apopka man has been charged with attempted second degree murder and aggravated battery after police said he stabbed his neighbor while the...

Glossy ibis in flight

John Arnold, who visits the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive often with his wife Donna, captured this glossy ibis through his camera.

Celebrating a new playground for Alonzo Williams Park

Mayor Bryan Nelson (center, front) and scores of other volunteers raise their hands in celebration of finishing the completion of a KaBOOM! playground at...

Bear-resistant trash carts available for residents

Apopka passed an ordinance requiring residents that live within the bear management area to keep their garbage cans in a location that is inaccessible...

Chamber of Commerce honors its member business

To recognize businesses, leaders and first responders’ contributions to the community, the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce held its BBQ and Blues Chamber Business Awards on Thursday, September 20, at...

Medical marijuana sales banned in Apopka

Everything from medical marijuana to new recreation director to keeping cattle from escaping were part of the Apopka City Council meeting.

UF/IFAS researchers hope plant project would help restore Lake Apopka

Every so often, Carrie Adams and Laura Reynolds take a boat onto Lake Apopka to toss plants into the water. They hope the plants...

Mayor, citizens argue over Apopka Community Center use

Meeting from two weeks ago, City Council voted unanimously to let the AHA Players use the Apopka Community Center rent-free for 66 days of...