Events

Jan 18 6:00 PM
Junior Varsity Girls Soccer: Wekiva High School at Lake Howell
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd
Jan 18 6:00 PM
Junior Varsity Boys Soccer: Wekiva High School vs. South Lake
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd
Jan 18 7:30 PM
Varsity Boys Soccer: Wekiva High School vs. South Lake
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd
Jan 18 7:30 PM
Varsity Girls Soccer: Wekiva High School at Lake Howell
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd
Jan 21 6:00 PM
Varsity Boys Soccer: Wekiva High School vs. Lake Brantley
Wekiva High School 2501 Hiawassee Rd

Obituaries

Obituary: Ada Fay Mayotte Jan 14, 2019

Ada Fay Mayotte age 75 of Lady Lake, Fl. passed away January 9, 2019.

Obituary: Carey Justice Jan 14, 2019

Carey Justice, 83, passed away peacefully in The Villages on January 8, 2019.

Obituary: Sandra Walls Trammell Jan 14, 2019

Sandra (Sandy) Walls Trammell (née Paille) died peacefully at home on 01/09/2019 in The Villages, FL at the age of 78.

Obituary: William V. Reed Jan 14, 2019

William V. Reed, 82, of The Villages, Florida, died of pulmonary disease on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, at home surrounded by his family.

Obituary: Frances Elizabeth Rhoton Jan 14, 2019

Frances Elizabeth Rhoton, 87, of Fort Myers, passed away January 8, 2019, at Hospice of Health Park.

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 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.

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.

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

Euwan Grant acquires 470 Ashley Brooke Court, Unit B, Apopka
Local Labs News Service | Dec 27, 2018

On Nov. 21, 2018, Euwan Grant purchased a three bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home at 470 Ashley Brooke Court, Unit B, Apopka from Federal National Mortgage Association and Fannie Mae for $169,000.

Analysis: Home affordability in Orange County tanks
Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 13, 2018

Orange County had the sixth lowest home affordability index in Florida in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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

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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