Events

Sep 25 10:00 AM
Lake Apopka Natural Gas District Board meeting
City of Apopka First Street and Park Avenue
Sep 26 9:00 AM
City of Apopka Development Review Committe meeting
City of Apopka First Street and Park Avenue
Sep 26 10:30 AM
Storytime Crafts
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Sep 26 6:30 PM
English from Zero
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Sep 28 7:00 PM
Varsity Football: Wekiva High School at West Orange
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd

Latest News

Real Estate
Q2 real estate sales report: Mt. Dora
Local Labs News Service | Sep 23, 2018

Median prices rose in Mt. Dora over last year, and are up 50.6 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to second quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Real Estate
Q2 real estate sales report: Sorrento
Local Labs News Service | Sep 22, 2018

Median prices rose in Sorrento over last year, and are up 56.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to second quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Business

Chamber's Breakfast & Learning event set for Oct. 9

Carrie Bradon | Sep 22, 2018

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Breakfast & Learning Morning Mingle on Oct. 9.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: Florida Hospital Waterman goes pink for breast cancer awareness

Press release submission | Sep 22, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in recognition, Florida Hospital Waterman is Pinking Out to help promote the importance of breast health and the early detection of breast cancer.

Real Estate

Q2 real estate sales report: Mount Dora

Local Labs News Service | Sep 21, 2018

Median prices rose in Mount Dora over last year, and are up 23.2 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to second quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Obituaries

Obituary: Glenn A. Christians Sep 24, 2018

Glenn A. Christians,95, of Mount Dora, FL, entered into Heaven to meet his savior on September 19, 2018.

Obituary: Mrs. Elena Ramirez Sep 18, 2018

Elena Ramirez, 92, of Orlando, Florida passed away September 15, 2018.

Obituary: Mrs. Linda C. Fitzgerald Sep 18, 2018

Linda C. Fitzgerald, 67, of Apopka, Florida passed away on September 17, 2018.

Obituary: Betty Jane (Smith) York Sep 17, 2018

Betty Jane (Smith) York, 86, of Estero, Florida, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2018.

Obituary: Mark D. Buie Sep 17, 2018

Mark Buie, 53, of Umatilla, Florida passed away September 11, 2018.

Business

Chamber's Breakfast & Learning event set for Oct. 9
Carrie Bradon | Sep 22, 2018

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Breakfast & Learning Morning Mingle on Oct. 9.

Portable generators after a storm are handy if operated properly
Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Floridians are all to familiar in dealing with the inconveniences of having no power in the aftermath of a hurricane and while having a portable generator can ease that burden, if it's not operated properly it can also be deadly.

Home security can help lower your insurance premiums

Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Whether it's "do it yourself" wireless sensors and alarms, a simple doorbell camera, or the traditional company-monitored alarm system, investing in home security can offer you protection as well as savings on home insurance premiums.

Apopka Chamber to hold New Member Orientation

Carrie Bradon | Sep 13, 2018

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce will be holding their New Member Orientation next week.

Education

Byrd seeks District 7 seat on Orange County School Board
Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2018

Melissa Byrd is running for the Orange County School Board's District 7 seat.

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.

From Florida Business Daily

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.

Family

Apopka Chamber to host BBQ and Blues event
Carrie Bradon | Sep 7, 2018

Baby Blues and the No Attitude Bank will be the featured musicians.

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.

Real Estate

Q2 real estate sales report: Mt. Dora
Local Labs News Service | Sep 23, 2018

Median prices rose in Mt. Dora over last year, and are up 50.6 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to second quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q2 real estate sales report: Sorrento
Local Labs News Service | Sep 22, 2018

Median prices rose in Sorrento over last year, and are up 56.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to second quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q2 real estate sales report: Mount Dora

Local Labs News Service | Sep 21, 2018

Median prices rose in Mount Dora over last year, and are up 23.2 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to second quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Cheryl A. Martin and Cheryl Belis sell 1114 Kenworth Drive,

Local Labs News Service | Sep 10, 2018

The three bedroom, two bathroom property at 1114 Kenworth Drive, was sold on Aug. 23, 2018 by Cheryl A. Martin and Cheryl Belis for $181,000. The buyer was Mayra Garcia.

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