Miss Florida gives Everglades talk to Rock Springs students

Miss Florida 2017 Sara Zeng spoke with Rock Springs Elementary School’s nearly 150 third grade students from eight classrooms in the school’s media center...

Chess team competes in festival

Dream Lake Elementary School competed against at least 50 elementary schools in the Saturday, May 19, Orange County Public Schools Chess Festival. The school...

Farmers market opens as way of overcoming food desert

A new farmers market is seeking to be an oasis of fresh, organic produce in the food desert that is South Apopka. Zion Farms...

Nelson, Brady marry Apr. 28

Reed Findley Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Nelson of Apopka, and Lacey Caye Brady, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Quackenbush of...

Drama teacher earns theater program grant

Lovell Elementary School drama teacher Dale Willard recently reeived a grant for the Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program builds sustainable theater programs...

Chicken Masala recipe made simple, more Indian recipes to come

Dimple Sharma, friend of one of our readers, says she has modified this Chicken Masala traditional Indian cuisine recipe a little bit to make...

Habitat for Humanity celebrates Mother’s Day by building new houses

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando volunteers commemorated Mother’s Day in a special way on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, by constructing...

Super Scholars are honored

On Tuesday, May 15, Orange County School Board recognized Orange County Public Schools’ (OCPS) Super Scholars, graduating seniors who were accepted into the nation’s...

Bernice Walker Scholarship is awarded to Jeanine Carryl

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit of Apopka presented the annual Bernice Walker Scholarship to Jeanine Carryl. The award goes to a graduating...

Nonprofit collects 20,400 lbs. of food from May 12 drive

It was a record year for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 12, when post office workers in Apopka and...

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