Events

Nov 01 1:30 PM
City of Apopka City Council meeting
Apopka City Council 120 E Main St
Nov 15 7:00 PM
City of Apopka City Council meeting
Apopka City Council 120 E Main St
Dec 01 1:30 PM
City of Apopka City Council meeting
Apopka City Council 120 E Main St
Dec 15 7:00 PM
City of Apopka City Council meeting
Apopka City Council 120 E Main St

Latest News

Community
158 living veterans in Seminole County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal
Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Seminole County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 158, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Community
380 living veterans in Orange County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal
Local Labs News Service | Oct 20, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Orange County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 380, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Business

CHICK-FIL-A: Dip. Dip. Dip. Delight!

Press release submission | Oct 20, 2019

Chick-Fil-A issued the following announcement on Oct. 18.Dip.

Family

CENTRAL FLORIDA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Pastor of First Baptist Orlando

Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Upper School Chapel, we were blessed to have the Student Chris Bacon

Obituaries

Obituary: Mrs. Betty F. Jackson Oct 15, 2019

Betty F. Jackson, 79, of Apopka, Florida, passed away October 09, 2019.

Obituary: Mr. Raul Lazaro Mateo Oct 15, 2019

Raul Lazaro Mateo, 59, of Apopka, Florida passed away on October 07, 2019.

Obituary: Mrs. Linda Dawn Roland-Lile Oct 15, 2019

Linda Dawn Roland-Lile, 43, of Tavares, Florida passed away on October 10, 2019.

Obituary: L. Joy Matteson Oct 8, 2019

L. Joy Matteson (75), of Plymouth Ohio, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at AdventHealth Hospital, Ormond Beach, Florida.

Obituary: Gregory Scott Drumheller Oct 8, 2019

Gregory Scott Drumheller, 64, of Ponce Inlet Florida, passed away on October 2, 2019.

Business

CHICK-FIL-A: Dip. Dip. Dip. Delight!
Press release submission | Oct 20, 2019

Chick-Fil-A issued the following announcement on Oct. 18.Dip.

APOPKA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Business Success Strategies Series - The Employee Handbook

Press release submission | Sep 20, 2019

This complimentary event is in partnership with the UCF Business Incubator – Apopka and our guest speaker will be Blair Jackson, Associate Attorney at the Jordan Law Firm. At this important seminar, you'll learn the importance of having an employee handbook to communicate your policies and expectations with your employees.

Education

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636
Florida Business Daily reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

From Florida Business Daily

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 14, 2019

U.S. residents enrolled at Florida institutions of higher learning face among the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

From Florida Business Daily

The price of education: Which Florida schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2019

Florida residents pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Rollins College, according to an analysis of federal data.

Family

RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOL AT CROWN POINT: Boosterthon Mind Spark "Wild West"

Press release submission | Aug 10, 2019

In this thrilling S.T.E.A.M. Western theme, your students and the MindSpark kids must win six “Character Duels” to rescue Dr. Shock.

OCOEE POLICE DEPARTMENT: Our City's Public Works Department

Press release submission | Jul 27, 2019

Ocoee Police Department issued the following announcement on July 26.Traffic Alert UPDATE!

Real Estate

Ocoee home sales, April 7-13, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 15, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of April 7-13, 2019.

Ocoee home sales, March 31-April 6, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 8, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sale was reported for the week of March 31-April 6, 2019.

Recent Ocoee home sales, March 24-30, 2019

Local Labs News Service | Apr 1, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 10 reported residential sales in Ocoee for the week of March 24-30, 2019.

Ocoee home sales, March 10-16, 2019

Local Labs News Service | Mar 29, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 12 reported residential sales in Ocoee for the week of March 10-16, 2019.

Sports

FLORIDA RUSH SOCCER CLUB: The Orlando 2026 World Cup
Press release submission | Jun 19, 2019

Pursuit Partners along with the Orlando Downtown Development Board are hosting a Church Street Block Party on June 20th at 3pm for the U.S. Women’s National Team as they take on Sweden in their final group stage match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

WESTBROOKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Westbrooke Elementary School Chorus Performance Orlando Magic

Press release submission | Dec 26, 2018

We will have our Orlando Magic Spirit Night at the Orlando Magic game on January 18th, 2019.

From Apopka Times

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