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Update a classic recipe, adding garlic and sautéing onions for Meat...

Mrs. Salmons shares her Fried Chicken and Gravy recipe with us in Charleston Receipts. It looks delicious. From Amanda Thomas-Henke, we have meat loaf that...

AHS Students at Orange County Youth Leadership Conference

Several students from Apopka High School participated in the annual Orange County Youth Leadership Conference held Friday, March 6, at Valencia College West Campus....

AHS seniors awarded scholarships at Central Florida Fair

Apopka High School seniors Rachel Simmons and Alyssa Terry were among the three students who were awarded scholarships of $2,500 each for their steer...

Helen Zelznak celebrates 100th birthday with proclamation from Mayor

Living 100 years is no small feat, especially for Helen Zelznak, who as a member of the Greatest Generation, was employed in a Pennsylvania...

GFWC Apopka Woman’s Club winners

GFWC Apopka Woman’s Club members were among the first-place finishers in the GFWC District 7 art and craft competition. Read more on page 1B.

Filmores will be honored

An evening to honor Pastor Freddie Filmore Sr. and First Lady Minister Carroll Filmore, founders of Freedom Ministries of Apopka, will be held Sunday,...

Patio clean-up for seasonal entertaining

The spring season is the time to refresh the patio by cleaning and updating furniture. Read on page 5B how to spruce up this...

Fundraiser to be held for Debbie and Tom Turner

Friends are setting up an event to raise money for the founder of a non-profit cancer care center and her cancer-stricken husband. Read more...

Taste the flavors of Hawaii with Connie Polanshek’s Hawaiian Chicken

Charlie Milliken submitted his Frogmore Stew recipe for publication in the Northside Baptist Church cookbook. Northside, in turn, gifted us with a copy...

Get started now on spring cleaning

Establishing a plan and setting reachable goals can make spring cleaning a lot less daunting. Read more on page 3B.

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