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Apopka native is back in town as K-8 principal

Becoming the first principal of Apopka’s new kindergarten through eighth grade school, currently being built on Jason Dwelley Parkway, is truly a full circle...

Apopka, Wekiva students land scholarships

An Apopka High (Sophia Chase-Azzoui) and Wekiva High (Jonah Thompson) students were awarded two of the larger scholarships recently by the Central Florida Hotel...

History of early Apopkan William Delk told

Willam Delk, a plantation owner from Georgia, settled at Rock Springs in or around 1850s with his 19 or 20 slaves seeking a landscape...

WHS alumnus completes basic military training at San Antonio base

U.S. Air Force Airman Dennis Neidkowski Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2009 graduate...

Walk Like MADD

Apopka’s police and fire departments participated in the Walk Like MADD fundraiser Saturday, April 21, at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs, where Apopka...

Young artist is recognized

Elley Rodriguez, a first grader at Lovell Elementary, received a special recognition for her participation in the 2018 Black History Month Art Contest. She...

Apopkan receives Citizen of the Year award for community service

Monique Morris, an employee with Orange County Public Schools, was recognized at the 2018 Orange County Community Conference in the Renaissance Senior Center in Orlando on Saturday, July 14.

Notre Dame AmeriCorps volunteers meet City Council

On Wednesday, September 5, the Notre Dame AmeriCorps team visited City Hall to introduce the 2018-2019 volunteers to Apopka City Council members.

WHS student recognized

Wekiva High School senior Zaquan Kemp was recognized Tuesday, November 27, for his many hours of volunteer work in the community by Sonny’s BBQ,...

AFD engineer Hutsell retires

Correction: In the January 11 edition of The Apopka Chief, we published the incorrect last name for Mary Jo Hutsell. We apologize for the...
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