Lake Apopka is the perfect place for bird watching

The Lake Apopka Wild Life Drive is home to a vast variety of birds from herons to ducks to cranes to gallinules. If you...

Carrot cake with crushed pineapple, glazed, then frosted, is the best!

From, Susan Nethercote, a dear friend, we have Grampa’s Spaghetti Sauce! This comes from her own family documentary, The Jones-Morris Family Treasury (contributed to...

Hicks Seafood House of Apopka cuts ribbon

Hicks Seafood House of Apopka held its ribbon cutting on Wednesday, July 10. Its location is 60 E. Main St., Apopka, in the former...

Five bass weighing in at 16.96 pounds win X-treme Bass Series...

Hello Folks, I hope you enjoyed your weekend and hopefully you got to go fishin’. It’s really been hot and that has kept a lot...

Peas, peas, and more peas can be used in a recipe...

We have recipes perfect for your Independence Day celebration! One is Barbecue Ribs from Emily Meggett’s book, Gullah Geechee Home Cooking. These ribs are...

Stormwater ponds help manage system, says St. Johns District

Whether you’ve been a resident of Florida for years or are new to the state, you’ve likely noticed the numerous stormwater ponds scattered across...

Grand Master visits 16th Masonic District

Pictured (l to r) are Brother Jerry Rooks, Most Worshipful Grand Master Donald Cowart, First Lady Dell Cowart, Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson, Worshipful Luis...

FWC celebrates 25 years of serving Florida

Hello Folks, I want to wish “The United States of America” a “Happy Birthday America” and I hope and pray we will be blessed with...

When cooking, if the recipe says ‘Southern’, you know it must...

I have been reading a “new” book (from AbeBooks, of course, my “go-to” place for any book I want other than digital)… The Southern...

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

Many wildlife species, like this Great blue heron as photographed on Friday, June 21, can be seen at Apopka Wildlife Drive, located on the...