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Police chief sworn in

Mike McKinley is sworn in as Apopka’s police chief by Mayor Joe Kilsheimer at the Apopka Community Center/VFW.

A dreamy sunset

Danny J. Goff submitted this picture of a recent sunset over Dream Lake along Park Avenue in Apopka. With afternoon storms prevalent, many picturesque...

Statues of Mayor John Land proposed as part of City projects

Mayor Joe Kilsheimer brought up the issue of a pair of statues proposed to honor the late former Mayor John H. Land. Read more...

Back-to-school time for kids

As usual, the traffic was thick, but especially so at Apopka Elementary School where a new traffic flow was part of a new campus...

All smiles at retirement party

Retired Apopka Police Chief Rob Manley (c) shares a laugh with Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Manley’s wife, Susan, (r), Sunday, August 23,...

AHS icon, Myrtle Hubbard Alexander dies at age 85

She was known as Mrs. Hubbard to thousands of Apopka High students as an English and literature teacher.

Retiring chief reflects on his career

His first day on the job full-time was October 11, 1989. Like most rookie police officers, Manley began on the road patrol. Read about...

City names new chief of police

Mike McKinley is a 32-year veteran of law enforcement, having served all that with the Orange County Sheriff’s office. Read more about McKinley on...

Apopka High distributes laptops to its students

Apopka High School is one of the seven high schools and two middle schools throughout Orange County to introduce a digital-learning program for the...

APD Chief retiring

Find out about Chief Manley's upcoming retirement and future plans.