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Celebrating America’s birthday

Although there were plenty of amateur fireworks shot off over the Independence Day weekend in the Apopka area, the closest professional fireworks display to...

Fire department offering safety checks for car seats

The Apopka Fire Department (AFD) is now offering car-seat safety checks to ensure that infants, toddlers and children are safe on the road. Read...

Water projects will allow Apopka to expand its reuse water capabilities

Preliminary construction is under way for the first of two large collection ponds to be built on 90 acres. Read more on this project...

City crews build new sidewalk

Toby McIntire gratefully removed his sign from Monroe Avenue as city of Apopka workers constructed a sidewalk through his busy neighborhood. Read more on...

City group seeking federal grant for area

The Citizen Advisory Task Force had its meeting to discuss applying for a grant under the state Department of Economic Opportunity’s Small Cities Community...

Tree falls on vehicle

A large tree fell across Votaw Road Tuesday, June 30, hitting a vehicle as it was being driven. The unidentified driver was not injured.

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...

Sam’s Club to bring many new jobs

When Sam’s Club opens it will bring many jobs to the Apopka area. Read more on what Tony Street, manager of the new warehouse...

Joe Sterling dies at 90

Joseph Arnold Sterling Sr., who coached the Apopka Blue Darters boys basketball team to the 1962 state championship, died Wednesday, July 1. He was...

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