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Feature headlines Opinion & Articles of Interest
property tax rate Edward Bass
Property tax rate will be shown at meeting
Find out what finance director, Edward Bass, has to say about the budget and when the meeting will take place in this week's Apopka Chief.

Shamoule Dabonte Brown charged
Orlando man charged in Apopka
Find out what Shamoule Dabonte Brown was charged with in this week's Apopka Chief.

Welton Cadwell commissioner Lake County
Expressway Authority chairman appointed
Read more on Lake County Commissioner Welton Cadwell on page 2A.

mayor Joe Kilsheimer
Many have inquired about city attorney's job
Mayor Kilsheimer also mentions the salary. Find out the deadline for applications in this week's Apopka Chief.

mayor welcomes out of state Little League
Mayor welcomes out-of-state guests
Find out how many teams gathered for the Little League tournament in this week's Apopka Chief.


OUR POSITION:

When it comes to gerrymandering, these two districts prime examples
"...Apopka also is split politically in other ways..." Read our position on political districts on page 4A.
Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY:
OPINION & ARTICLES OF INTEREST

‘Gaza Gang’ guaranteeing God’s grace upon Israel
"What is strange about this war is the lack of noise and threats from..." Read Corbeil's column on page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

All Apopkans invited to see new Wheatley

"There are several additional items for the community to be aware of about Wheatley Elementary." Read more about Wheatley Elementary School. See page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

Reagan’s reaction was verbal cruise missile

"But a major difference between September 1983 and July 2014 is the initial reaction of the two presidents." Read more about the downing of airliners. See page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

Who is that Masked Man?

" Is he what he says, or is he what he does?" See page 4A. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.

New elementary school to rise in center of neighborhood

"...said facility was to be on an equal level in comparison to others throughout the county... " Read Perrine's article on Apopka Soulsville’s new school facility, see page 3C. Your Opinion Counts. Send us a letter.


Is Chief trying to undo election?

More taxes not acceptable to me

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Lifestyle & Community headlines
Lake Apopka Folk Forum with Odell Bluesman Maxwell
Lake Apopka Folk Forum coming soon
Find out what this day-long program will consists of with music by Odell “Bluesman” Maxwell in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka Family Learning Center grant
Apopka Family Learning Center receives grant
Read more about the Kids in Motion program and find out how much the center received from the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund. See page 12A.
Edward Bass city finance director
City finance director recognized for his work
Read more about the work of Edward “Ed” Bass on page 1C in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka Elks poker
Apopka Elks hold poker fundraiser
Find out for whom the Elks raise the funds for in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS students at UCF
Apopka High School students at UCF academy
Find out what the UCF College of Medicine Health Leaders Summer Academy camp provided in this week's Apopka Chief.
Happy Faces Prep School donation
Happy Faces bring smiles to others
Happy Faces Prep School donated to a charity. Find out which one in this week's Apopka Chief.
Raptor Kids Camp
Kids keeping busy at camp
Find out what the kids are making during the Raptor Kids Camp.
AHS volunteers thanks
Big thank you extended to volunteers
Find out which Apopka High School department thanked its volunteers in this week's Apopka Chief.
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Other Feature Headlines, Events and More:

  • Clarification: Bryan Nelson’s name remains on county ballot. Read this article on page 1A in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Area unemployment rate drops to 5.8 percent during June’s report. Read this article on page 3A in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Many fees cut for real estate associates and brokers. Read this article on page 7A in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • New projects will be funded this year to help advance the Coast to Coast Connector. Read more about two of the projects located in Northwest Orange County in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Apopka library has big events set for ...
  • District’s water supply plan will be heard soon. Public will have an opportunity to provide input at the Board meeting. Find out when this meeting will take place. See page 12A for more details.
  • The City of Apopka is proud to partner with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences to offer two unique landscaping seminars. Details on the seminars on page 1C.
  • National Night Out triumphs over a culture that isolates us from each other and allows us to rediscover our neighbors. Find out how you can participate in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Orange County Parks and Recreation will celebrate its 90th anniversary and national “July Is Park and Recreation Month” by asking residents of all ages to write an essay of 500 words or less explaining why they love our parks. Find out what prize-winners will receive and specifics on the entry.
  • The Academy of Arts will performWondrous Love” at Hope Baptist Church. Get time and address in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Parents of Orange County Public School (OCPS) students can now begin submitting a Club Lunch Meal benefits application for the 2014-2015 school year. For more information see page 3C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Florida Department of Health in Seminole and Orange Counties recognize World Hepatitis Day. The Hepatitis Prevention Program in Orange County provides hepatitis testing and hepatitis B vaccines at the Department of Health in Orange County.
  • The Tangerine Improvement Society will be holding an all-you-can-eat pancake and French toast breakfast. Find out when you can enjoy these goodies in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Do you like to cook? Then this is the contest for you. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is searching for student chef ambassadors to promote “Fresh From Florida” recipes and products. Find out what are the requirements in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. Find out when this class will be held at North Orange Branch Library in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Valencia College urges new students to apply by ... Read more information for new students on page 6C.
  • Wekiwa Springs State Park Nature Pavilion will be the location of a Turtles of the Wekiva Wild and Scenic River Presentation. Find out how you can attend in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Regine Lyons of Apopka was one of ... students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana who have been named to the Dean’s List. Find out what it takes to be on the Dean's List in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Beat the sizzling summer heat with these cold foods. See Kitchen Kapers on page 4C along with community events.
Sports headlines | Check out Sports Photos in our PHOTO ALBUM
Martez Ivey football player AHS
Apopka High player tops among best in country
Read about Martez Ivey on page 1C, 6C in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka hosts Little League national tourney
Apopka hosts Little League national tourney
Read about the regional tourney and about Apopka's hosting in this week's Apopka Chief.

Lamarr Glenn athletic director
Athletic director leaving Wekiva High School
Read more about Lamarr Glenn and find out where he's going in this week's Apopka Chief.

Kyle Bauman hockey
Apopka native commits to play Division I hockey
Find out what university Kyle Bauman will play for in this week's Apopka Chief.

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