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Apopka Fair now ongoing through March 10

For 18 years, when spring begins, a special feeling pervades the Apopka area as the Apopka Fair draws near. And its arrival is finally...

Speaker named for Mayor’s Prayer event

Motivational speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez will be the speaker at the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at the Apopka Community Center/VFW Post 10147, 519 S....

Birding park coming to lake area

A partnership between the St. Johns River Water Management District, city of Apopka, and Orange Audubon Society is bringing a new community birding park...

APD police are among  SWAT grads

Central Florida Metro SWAT, which is made up of five local police agencies, including Apopka Police Department, had new operators attend and graduate from...

Fresh foods give much more nutritional punch than processed foods

Nutrients from fresh foods give you “more bang for your nutritional buck,” says a registered dietitian with the University of Florida Institute of Food...

Arbitration motion filed in ongoing New Errol proposed development

To push the stalled New Errol redevelopment project forward, the developer and its partners have filed an arbitration motion. Read details on the purpose...

Traffic issues may snarl commercial development

Discussion about the proposed development centered around traffic issues that city staff said already plagues the intersection that city staff said was the worst...

Gas district director gets song, pay raise on birthday

It was a very happy birthday for Lake Apopka Natural Gas District general manager Samuel Davis Jr., and it had nothing to do with...

Controlled burn

A controlled burn took place Tuesday, February 26, near the entrance to the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The burn was designed to help clear...

Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce sets legislative agenda

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce has set its legislative agenda for the upcoming 60-day session of the Florida Legislature. Fin out what the...