Events

Dec 12 9:00 AM
City of Apopka Development Review Committe meeting
City of Apopka First Street and Park Avenue
Dec 12 10:30 AM
Storytime Crafts
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Dec 12 6:00 PM
Junior Varsity Boys Soccer: Wekiva High School at Dr. Phillips
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd
Dec 12 6:30 PM
English from Zero
North Orange Branch Library 1211 E. Semoran Blvd.
Dec 12 7:30 PM
Varsity Boys Soccer: Wekiva High School at Dr. Phillips
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd

Latest News

Schools
Report: 25.3% of Southern Technical College students repaying loans are in default
Local Labs News Service | Dec 12, 2018

Out of 2,244 Southern Technical College students repaying loans in 2015, 255 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Schools

Report: 16.2% of Southern Technical College students repaying loans are in default

Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 2018

Out of 2,095 Southern Technical College students repaying loans in 2015, 121 were in default, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: Tangerine

Local Labs News Service | Dec 6, 2018

Median prices declined in Tangerine over last year, and are up 256.8 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: South Apopka

Local Labs News Service | Dec 5, 2018

Median prices declined in South Apopka over last year, and are up 157.2 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: Zellwood

Local Labs News Service | Dec 4, 2018

Median prices rose in Zellwood over last year, and are up 64.8 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Obituaries

Obituary for Marjorie Sosebee Van Brackle Dec 10, 2018

Marjorie Sosebee Van Brackle, 84, of Daytona Beach, Florida went to be with the Lord December 4, 2018.

Obituary for Kyle W. Marrow Dec 10, 2018

Kyle W. Marrow joined his mom in heaven December 5, 2018, at the age of 36.

Obituary for Frederick H. Hutchinson, Dec 10, 2018

Frederick H. Hutchinson, passed peaceful on December 6 2018.

Obituary for Edith LaVerne Chivers Dec 10, 2018

Edith LaVerne Chivers, age 87, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great mother, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday December 6th 2018.

Obituary for Harry Mark Kinsman Dec 10, 2018

Harry Mark Kinsman, 91, of North Fort Myers, Florida, passed away on Thursday December 6, 2018.

Business

Florida gets above-average marks on financial transparency
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 15, 2018

Florida received a score of 76 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.

SEMINOLE COUNTY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Arts Alive in Seminole! to benefit The Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools to be held October 27
Press release submission | Oct 25, 2018

Join us for the 22nd Anniversary of Arts Alive in Seminole!, presented by Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital, on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Westin Lake Mary.

SEMINOLE COUNTY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 9th Annual Walk-n-Roll-a-Thon to be held October 13

Press release submission | Oct 11, 2018

Clients, family, friends and concerned individuals “Walk” for those with Spinal Cord Injuries that are trying to further their recovery efforts.

Changes to your property often mean revising your homeowners insurance

Marian Johns | Oct 5, 2018

Just as the season is beginning to change, so might the things around your house. That's why it's a good idea to think about reviewing your home insurance coverage.

Education

University of Central Florida reports 40 percent on-time graduation rate
Apopka Times reports | Dec 7, 2018

Students attending University of Central Florida had an average graduation rate of 40 percent, according to the most recent data on four-year universities nationwide compiled by the U.S. Department of Education.

University of Florida among schools with lowest drop in acceptance rates
Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 5, 2018

One Florida university made a list of 20 schools that defied recent trends and posted the smallest decreases in student acceptance rates over the past 12 years, according to a new study by BusinessStudent.com.

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.

Family

FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic brings comprehensive care to Florida Hospital Altamonte
Press release submission | Oct 11, 2018

Florida Hospital is taking an innovative approach to make breast-cancer care more convenient and less stressful for patients.

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.

Real Estate

Q3 real estate sales report: Tangerine
Local Labs News Service | Dec 6, 2018

Median prices declined in Tangerine over last year, and are up 256.8 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: South Apopka
Local Labs News Service | Dec 5, 2018

Median prices declined in South Apopka over last year, and are up 157.2 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Zellwood

Local Labs News Service | Dec 4, 2018

Median prices rose in Zellwood over last year, and are up 64.8 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Apopka

Local Labs News Service | Dec 3, 2018

Median prices rose in Apopka over last year, and are up 18.8 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Sports

Analysis: University of Central Florida posts third highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Florida
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 19, 2018

Men’s head coach salaries at University of Central Florida outpaced women’s team coaches by 352 percent, according to an Apopka Times analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

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