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Wolf Lake K-8 relief school set to open in 2022: New...

Orange County Public Schools pushed the construction schedule of its first K-8 school in Apopka from 2026 to 2022, which will relieve student overcapacity...

A snack while swimming

An alligator swims with what appears to be an armored catfish in its mouth in a canal along the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The...

New Lovell Elementary principal ready to get going with school year

Before the new school year kicks off, the Lovell Elementary School community will be able to first meet new Principal Sarasty and new Assistant Principal...

Apopka police officers promoted

Three Apopka police officers were promoted during a brief ceremony Tuesday, July 2, at the Apopka Police Department. Read more on page 3A.

Apopka civilian participates in U.S. Army War College seminar

Scott Vedder of Apopka participated in the U.S. Army War College 65th annual National Security Seminar (NSS) in Carlisle, Pa., June 3-6. Read more...

Officers accept 50 Yard Challenge to mow lawns

Officer Matthew Reinhardt (l) and Officer Justin Lemieux accept the 50 Yard Challenge, in which they have collaborated to mow 50 lawns of Apopka...

Moore receives special county commissioner designation

The Florida Counties Foundation (FCF) presented Orange County Commissioner District 2 Christine Moore with the Certified County Commissioner (CCC) designation following completion of...

On the lookout

A great blue heron takes a look over the grass along the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The 11-mile, one-way drive is open each Friday...

City staff has concerns over issues with apartments

Just one item appeared on the agenda for the Wednesday, June 26, meeting of the city of Apopka’s Development Review Committee. Find out more...

Chamber of Commerce gives awards

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce honored the most exceptional in the business community at the second annual BBQ and Blues Chamber Business Awards....