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...

Boys bowling team honored by City Council

The Apopka Blue Darters boys bowling team was honored Wednesday, April 19, by the Apopka City Council for the team’s four straight state championships...

Dollar General starts process to build fourth store inside Apopka’s city...

Dollar General has started the process to build its fourth store inside Apopka’s city limits. The company’s contractor has submitted concept plans to city staff...

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive adds miles

The St. Johns River Water Management District is opening 2.5 miles of new trails on the popular district-owned Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The new...

COVID-19: Florida Forest Service cancels tour and programs, closes state campgrounds...

TALLAHASSEE – Today, March 17, the Florida Forest Service announced it's ceasing tours and public outreach programs, and closure of state campgrounds and campsites...

Public invited to have a cup of coffee with a cop

The Apopka Police Department is inviting community members to join them for free coffee and conversation, “Coffee with a Cop.” Get more details on...

Top national debater

Christopher Hamilton of Apopka High School shows off a gavel that is emblematic of his earning a spot as a finalist in the National...

City election runoff was highlight of April

This is the second of a four-part series reviewing the news of Apopka in 2018 written in the pages of The Apopka Chief. This...

Miss Apopka Pageant set for October 6 at Apopka High School

The Miss Apopka Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Apopka High School auditorium, 555 W. Martin Street. The...

Wekiva High alumnus participates in leadership summit held in D.C.

Pablo Rivera, 23, went to the leadership summit June 26-30, when college and university student presidents and vice presidents from across the nation visited the White House, interacted with White...