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Book chronicles situation for former area farmworkers

South Apopka resident Linda Lee’s story about her days as a farmworker at Lake Apopka struck a chord with local author Dale Finley Slongwhite...

Apopka man named county’s emergency manager

Ronald Plummer, An Apopka resident with a career background that includes 27 years in military service, was appointed manager of the Orange County Fire...

Check given to cancer center

The City Council presented a check to the Debbie Turner Cancer Care and Resource Center of Apopka from a city employee fundraiser held during October.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings will run for re-election

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings announced that he intends to seek a third term as Orange County sheriff. Demings made his announcement at a...

Apopka police participate

The Apopka Police Department joined all Central Florida law enforcement agencies for the region-wide DUI patrol effort, DUI Saturation Patrol Operation.

Second place

Chase Ritch, who works out of the Apopka office for Duke Energy, finished second in the apprentice written test in the International Lineman’s Rodeo...

APD captain graduates from leadership program

Apopka Police Captain Jerome S. Miller was one of the 28 senior executives who graduated from the 18th Senior Leadership Program at the Florida Department...

Apopkans receive Audubon award

Apopka residents Loretta Satterthwaite (second from right) and Bob Stamps (second from left) were presented with the National Audubon Society’s William Dutcher Award by...

Apopka Fire Dept. will begin using 12 new defibrillators

Assistant fire chief Chuck Carnesale displays the 12 new heart monitors/defibrillators.

Apopka Fire Dept. holds second session of its service academy

The second weekly meeting of the 2015 Apopka Fire Service Academy, a free community education program to help recruit new firefighters took place.