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Public invited to have a cup of coffee with a cop

The Apopka Police Department is inviting community members to join them for free coffee and conversation, “Coffee with a Cop.” Get more details on...

Mayor: Light industrial, residential areas can co-exist

Mayor Joe Kilsheimer stands on the city’s Leroy Gilliam Training Center property that borders another piece of property the city owns. Find out what...

All in a day’s work

Apopka Police Officer Hommy Velez holds a soft-shell snapping turtle just before releasing it at Dream Lake Park.

County holds meeting about its new collection service

About a dozen residents learned about Orange County’s new automated garbage and recycling service. Read more on the meeting and the new service in...

An eye on things

A red-shouldered hawk rests in a tree alongside the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive on Christmas Day.

Funeral home director dies

James “Jim” Loomis Sr., owner of Loomis Family Funeral Home of Apopka, died December 23 in Nashville, Tenn. He was 71. Read more about...

Local man arrested

A confrontation at an Apopka-area house early this week left one man dead and his friend under arrest. Read more on what charges Phuc...

An eerie sunrise

While the warm weather may be more like late spring, the sunrise Tuesday, December 22, provided some bright orange-red clouds. High-temperature records could be...

Harbor House gets special gift from Orlando Magic player

This holiday season, a member of the Orlando Magic basketball team was Santa Claus to two single-mother families who are survivors of domestic violence...

Christmas remembered

An outdoor Christmas program was held by the students at A Book’s Christian Academy of Apopka. In addition to singing, the student had a...
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