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Aug 15 9:00 AM
City of Apopka Development Review Committe meeting
City of Apopka 120 E Main St
Aug 15 10:15 AM
Storybook Fun for Your Little One
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Aug 15 10:30 AM
Storytime Crafts
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Aug 15 10:45 AM
Toddler Time
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Aug 15 11:15 AM
Tiny Tales: Rhyme Time for You and Baby
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.

Latest News

Real Estate
Sorrento home sales, July 8-14, 2018
Local Labs News Service | Aug 14, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 8-14, 2018.

Education
McElveen named athletic director at Olympia High School
Carrie Bradon | Aug 13, 2018

After coaching at Apopka High School, Kevin McElveen has accepted a position as athletic director of Olympia High School.

Real Estate

Home sales in Mount Dora, July 8-14, 2018

Local Labs News Service | Aug 13, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 8-14, 2018.

Real Estate

Sorrento home sales, July 1-7, 2018

Local Labs News Service | Aug 12, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 1-7, 2018.

Real Estate

Home sales in Mount Dora, July 1-7, 2018

Local Labs News Service | Aug 11, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 1-7, 2018.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: Florida Hospital DeLand Recognizes Nurse with DAISY Award

Press release submission | Aug 10, 2018

Florida Hospital DeLand recognized registered nurse Natalia Canavan with the DAISY award. The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care provided by nurses.

Obituaries

Obituary for Alice Grossman Aug 12, 2018

Alice Grossman, 91, of The Villages, Florida passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018.

Obituary: Carol Leone Aug 12, 2018

Carol Leone, 85, passed away peacefully on August 9th in Lady Lake, FL after a long illness.

Obituary: Robert Blaine Miller Aug 12, 2018

Robert Blaine Miller,81, of Cape Coral passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

Obituary for Stanley Carmichael Aug 12, 2018

Stanley “Steve” R. Carmichael, 96, husband of the late Mary Louise Carmichael and husband of Marianne Carmichael, died on August 7, 2018.

Obituary for Mrs. Nancy J. Gallo Aug 12, 2018

Nancy J. Gallo, 72, of Longwood, Florida, passed away August 08, 2018.

Business

Hurricane planning can help residents stay safe during and after a storm
Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Gulf state residents from Texas to Florida and all along our nation's coasts are often a bit on edge from June through the end of November as they prepare for possible hurricanes.

Florida homeowners will generally have 2 insurance deductibles
Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Those living in Florida and other areas that are vulnerable to hurricanes actually have two deductibles relating to their home insurance: a standard deductible and a hurricane deductible.

From Doctor Phillips Today

When a storm approaches, quick DIY projects can help 'hurricane proof' your home

Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

There are several steps homeowners can take when a hurricane threatens their area that may help protect against storm damage and do not require the work of a contractor.

From Lake Hart News

SMS texting, drones expedite Kin's response to clients' claims

Marian Johns | Aug 7, 2018

Kin Insurance's latest technology for claims processing, which was put to the test during Hurricane Irma, has created a faster, more efficient way to begin the claims process after a natural disaster.

Education

McElveen named athletic director at Olympia High School
Carrie Bradon | Aug 13, 2018

After coaching at Apopka High School, Kevin McElveen has accepted a position as athletic director of Olympia High School.

University of Miami tops in Florida for women's athletic student aid
Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 6, 2018

University of Miami spends $32,104 per player on student aid for its women’s team athletes – the highest rate among Florida colleges, according to an Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Golf Academy of America-Orlando enrolls 115 undergrads

Local Labs News Service | Aug 6, 2018

At Golf Academy of America-Orlando, 70 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 97 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

From Florida Business Daily

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Local Labs News Service | Aug 1, 2018

ASM Beauty World Academy, National Personal Training Institute-Tampa and Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg have some of the best 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Family

FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: Florida Hospital Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

Press release submission | Jun 21, 2018

Every year, an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of abuse and neglect. In fact, Highlands County had 262 cases of various types of elder abuse opened in 2017, which was down from the previous year’s numbers of 348.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: Study Finds Fewer Women With Breast Cancer Need Chemo

Press release submission | Jun 21, 2018

Thousands more women with the most common form of breast cancer will no longer need chemotherapy.

Real Estate

Sorrento home sales, July 8-14, 2018
Local Labs News Service | Aug 14, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 8-14, 2018.

Home sales in Mount Dora, July 8-14, 2018
Local Labs News Service | Aug 13, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 8-14, 2018.

Sorrento home sales, July 1-7, 2018

Local Labs News Service | Aug 12, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 1-7, 2018.

Home sales in Mount Dora, July 1-7, 2018

Local Labs News Service | Aug 11, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 1-7, 2018.

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