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Latest News

Real Estate
Maxine Chung acquires 1162 Green Vista Circle, Apopka
Local Labs News Service | Feb 17, 2019

On Feb. 4, 2019, Maxine Chung purchased a four bedroom, two bathroom home at 1162 Green Vista Circle, Apopka from Lawrence Nancy J. Angott Millman (living trust) for $295,000.

Real Estate

Derek Scott and Ruth Sue Peddicord and John Maxwell and Patricia Sue Stauffer buy 1152 Oakpoint Circle, Apopka

Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

On Feb. 1, 2019, Gary and Janell Monetti sold their four bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home at 1152 Oakpoint Circle, Apopka to Derek Scott and Ruth Sue Peddicord and John Maxwell and Patricia Sue Stauffer for $820,000.

Real Estate

Sherwin Callwood acquires 77 Knights Hollow Drive, Apopka

Local Labs News Service | Feb 13, 2019

On Jan. 30, 2019, Henry and Janet Hodge sold their four bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home at 77 Knights Hollow Drive, Apopka to Sherwin Callwood for $235,000.

Obituaries

Obituary: Mrs. Melva T Best Feb 18, 2019

Melva T. Best, a longtime Apopka and Zellwood, FL resident passed away on February 12, 2019.

Obituary: Donna Leipper Feb 18, 2019

Our beloved Donna Leipper of The Villages, FL left this world peacefully on February 12, 2019 from pneumonia complications.

Obituary: Stephen C. Nester Feb 18, 2019

Stephen C. Nester, 74, of Fort Myers, passed away February 12, 2019, at Health Park Hospice.

Obituary: Clara M. Regele Feb 18, 2019

Clara M. Regele, 98, of Fort Myers, passed away February 13, 2019, at Hospice House of Cape Coral.

Obituary for Marc Lewis Jones Feb 11, 2019

Marc Lewis Jones, 56, of Daytona Beach, passed away quietly on February 4 after a brief illness and heart surgery.

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

Florida ranks No. 3 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis
Florida Business Daily reports | Feb 16, 2019

Florida was rated third best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis ranks University of Central Florida athletes No. 4 in state for economic impact
Florida Local News Network reports | Jan 20, 2019

University of Central Florida sports programs brought in $117,000 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the fourth highest sports revenue of any school in Florida that year, according to a Florida Local News Network analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

From Florida Business Daily

Florida Institute of Technology has most student athletes in state

Florida Business Daily reports | Dec 26, 2018

Florida Institute of Technology ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Florida Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

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.

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

Maxine Chung acquires 1162 Green Vista Circle, Apopka
Local Labs News Service | Feb 17, 2019

On Feb. 4, 2019, Maxine Chung purchased a four bedroom, two bathroom home at 1162 Green Vista Circle, Apopka from Lawrence Nancy J. Angott Millman (living trust) for $295,000.

Derek Scott and Ruth Sue Peddicord and John Maxwell and Patricia Sue Stauffer buy 1152 Oakpoint Circle, Apopka
Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

On Feb. 1, 2019, Gary and Janell Monetti sold their four bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home at 1152 Oakpoint Circle, Apopka to Derek Scott and Ruth Sue Peddicord and John Maxwell and Patricia Sue Stauffer for $820,000.

Sherwin Callwood acquires 77 Knights Hollow Drive, Apopka

Local Labs News Service | Feb 13, 2019

On Jan. 30, 2019, Henry and Janet Hodge sold their four bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home at 77 Knights Hollow Drive, Apopka to Sherwin Callwood for $235,000.

Maria Gonzalez and Ramon Gonzalez Gomez acquire 1765 Sunset Palm Drive, Apopka

Local Labs News Service | Feb 10, 2019

On Jan. 28, 2019, Maria Gonzalez and Ramon Gonzalez Gomez purchased a three bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home at 1765 Sunset Palm Drive, Apopka from Michelle and Adam Strickland and Michelle L Miller for $177,000.

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.

Florida News Network