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Arianna Beyer is crowned as the new Miss Apopka

A new Miss Apopka 2016 was crowned. Arianna Beyer, 20, of Mount Dora was declared the winner, succeeding Miss Apopka 2015 Sarah Davis.

New Miss Apopka will be crowned

Miss Apopka Sarah Davis will crown her successor at The Miss Apopka Scholarship Pageant. Mary Sullivan, president of the Miss Florida Pageant, will be...

Two women found dead

Orange County sheriff’s deputies were investigating a scene where two women were found fatally shot on Canterclub Trail in the Apopka area.

Like many locally, neighbors have encounter with bear

On Friday, October 30, a black bear was discovered rummaging through garbage cans in a Sheeler Road neighborhood then wandering to the cul-de-sac at...

Wekiva High to open new magnet program

Wekiva High School (WHS) has become the first in the Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) district to open an agriscience academy magnet program.

Goodwill to open new store/training center November 12

The newly relocated Goodwill Industries of Central Florida offering a wider range of services. Read more on what the facilities will include.

Sixth-generation Apopkan to run for City Council

As a sixth-generation Apopkan, Alice Nolan says she was raised to give back to her community, so that is why she is running for...

Hospital construction

Construction cranes are dotting the skyline where the new Florida Hospital Apopka campus is being built. Read more on the construction on page 1A.

Local house torn down after many city code violations

Nancy Goode watched with a smile as the city tore down a house that she says was a neighborhood nuisance. Find out why the...

Political panel discusses issues

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a political panel where political and policy experts discussed issues affecting residents on a local and state...