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Frank Scott Jr., former Zellwood muck farmer, dies at age 84

Scott and his wife moved to Central Florida with their children, Hank, Marks, and Rebecca where Scott bought 100 acres of land to begin.

Flying into county commission seat won’t be easy for Byrd

The field to replace Orange County Commissioner Bryan Nelson just got more crowded as area nurseryman Mark Byrd announced his candidacy for the District...

Splash pad ribbon cutting

The splash pad at Kit Land Nelson Park opened Saturday, August 25, with a ribbon cutting and plenty of youngsters who were ready to...

59th edition of art, foliage festival here this weekend

More than 80 artists and crafters and 13 foliage specialists will appear at this weekend’s 59th annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival. Get full...

City’s budget workshops scheduled for July 13-15

Three budget workshops will be held in mid-July as the Apopka city government prepares for the 2020-2021 fiscal year that starts on October 1. The...

A big gulp for a great blue heron

A great blue heron prepares to gulp down an armored catfish for dinner on Monday, October 8, along the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The...

Top Errol golfers

The Errol Woman’s Golf Association held its final round of the President’s Cup at Apopka Golf and Tennis at Errol Estate. Joyce Clark, Pat...

Two local students featured by OCPS

Two local high school students were among several seniors Orange County Public Schools interviewed as part of the OCPS Grads series of social media...

Planned serenity garden at Wekiwa Springs State Park will expand access...

A serenity garden at Wekiwa Springs State Park, which will expand access and enhance the park experience for visitors with diverse abilities, is currently...

Apopka police searching for vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

Apopka police is asking the public to be on the lookout for a black Chrysler 300 with driver side damage that was involved in...