New Wekiva High principal

Dr. Tamara Baker-Drayton (l) has been named the new principal of Wekiva High School.  Read more on 1A.

Plans call for YMCA, apartments, stores

With two interchanges along State Road 429 in Apopka, plans are well under way for growth off those exits of the limited access...

Ava Boornazian wins top Wekiva High award

Ava Boornazian, senior at Wekiva High School, received the top award, Prepare For Greatness Senior Mustang Award,  Read more on 8A.

Apopka Rotary hands out scholarships

Michael Franklin, (second from right), president of Apopka Rotary Club, presented scholarships to three local students. Shown are, Michael Flores, winner of the Legacy...

Remembering a trip from 40 years ago

Five men who took a work trip to Europe 40 years ago got back together in late May for a reunion.  Read more on...

Byrd certified by school board group

Melissa Byrd, who represents Apopka and Northwest Orange County on the Orange County School Board, has been award Certified Board Member (CBM) status by...

Apopka native retires after serving 41 years in U.S. Army

Apopka native Chief Warrant Officer Five Thomas Bernard Elder, son of Johnny and Ella Elder of Apopka, has retired. Read more on 3A.

Apopka-area FFA students receive scholarships in virtual ceremony

This year’s recipient of the 1-2-3 Agricultural Scholarship is Christopher “C.J.” Nelson in the amount of $1,000.  Read more on 6A.

Municipal parking lot rehab

The city-owned parking lot on the north side of Fifth Street between Park Avenue and Central Avenue is being reconstructed through funding from the...

Governor DeSantis announces recommendations to safely reopen Florida’s education system

***From the Florida Department of Education*** On Thursday, June 11, Governor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Richard Corcoran announced recommendations for local communities to...