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Former Apopkan named the 2021 Engineer of the Year

Rick Acree, who grew up in Apopka, has been named the 2021 Engineer of the Year for the state. Read about Rick in this...

Water district promotes to get new leader

Michael A. Register was unanimously appointed this week as the executive director.  Read more on page 3A.

Still lookin’ for first touch of cooler weather

Hello Folks, We are just about into fall and I couldn’t be more excited. I fished last week with my buddy Rich from Mt. Dora....

Use deep fat to fry Louisiana meat pies as vegetable oil...

Here is Nita Collins’ Shrimp Newburg from Cooking with Foliage La Sertoma of Apopka. This looks wonderful, and, being a lover of shrimp, I...

Not many people are gettin’ on the water during heat of...

Hello Folks, I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend and you got a chance to do some fishin’. It’s still kinda hot and...

Feed the flock with Sharon McDonald’s Tortilla Pickle Roll-Ups

Many years ago, First Presbyterian Church of Apopka published Treasures and Pleasures, one of our very favorite cookbooks. Therein, we found Standing Rib Roast...

City honors longtime resident Harvey Caldwell

The city recognized Harvey Caldwell for his career achievements, contributions to the community and as a volunteer for the Apopka Historical Society. Read the...

Dewey waits

Student Government Association member Zoe Copley, dressed as Dewey Darter, waits in the rain for the Apopka Blue Darters football team to score. Read...

Nature takes its course

In this photograph submitted by reader Nate Teeter, an alligator is about to chomp down on a turtle along the 11-mile Lake Apopka Wildlife...

Apopkan works with explosives

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Micah Waits of Apopka, an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) technician with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron sets up an explosive charge...
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