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Keeping an eye on things

A great blue heron looks out over the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive recently.

A happy band of Blue Darters!

In this photograph taken by Apopka High School band director Jeremy Langford, band leaders, members, and others celebrate the Blue Darters’ 28-27 overtime victory...

City is one step away from regulating dollar stores

The Apopka City Council approved 5-0 the first of two readings of an ordinance modifying the city’s land development code for regulating small box...

U.S. Rep Demings touts infrastructure bill in Apopka

U.S. Rep. Val Demings, (D-Orlando) was in Apopka Tuesday, November 23, to promote the recently passed federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at a news briefing that was held...

Man who rescued boy from fire honored by AFD

A delay came at just the right time for Raphael Mirabel to rescue 11-year-old Jaydrian Velasquez. Find out what happened in this week’s Apopka...

Foundation promises funds to build new community center on city property

A Longwood foundation has promised to donate money toward the design and construction of a new community center.

Wekiva High band raising funds for new uniforms

The Wekiva High School band is aiming to raise $90,000 to replace its band uniforms, which were purchased when the school opened its doors...

Historical society notes restored Apopka house

After the purchase, the renovation project took only six months, according to Newark. Find out more in this week’s Apopka Chief.

Lots of twirling lights

The Fall Family Festival featured all sorts of whirling rides with lights November 11-14 at Kit Land Nelson Park and Edwards Field. Sponsored by...

AdventHealth offers advice on coping with anxiety and grief during the...

From AdventHealth Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holidays may deliver a range of emotions for family members. In the wake of COVID-19, this holiday season also...
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