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Feature headlines Opinion & Articles of Interest

Apopka Fire Department
AFD, others prepare locally for possibility of Ebola virus
Find out how local health care professionals are preparing for the Ebola virus in this week's Apopka Chief.

WHS Homecoming
Wekiva homecoming duo
See photos of the King and Queen from this year's Wekiva High School Homecoming.

Laura Heiselman
New Chamber president begins her work
Laura Heiselman has been named the new president of the Apopka
 Area Chamber of Commerce. Read more details in this week's Apopka Chief.

Linda Goff deputy city clerk
Pageant director notes 25 years of service
Rosalie Morris celebrates 25th anniversary as executive director for the Miss Apopka Scholarship Pageant. For more on Rosalie see this week's Apopka Chief.


OUR POSITION:

Chief endorses Mica, Fernandez
"There is no reason to vote against John Mica or even take a second look at either of his opponents". Find out why, See page 4A.
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THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY:
OPINION & ARTICLES OF INTEREST

How Congress controls Obama’s next 2 years determines our fate
"... he was again unconsciously speaking from his Muslim beliefs." What exactly is Corbeil reffering to? Read Corbeil's column on page 4A.

Challenges for state’s 67 school districts

"...the state voucher program is being threatened on its constitutionality while at the same time, the traditional schools are being strangled with excessive testing requirements..." Read more about current issues in the school board on page 4A. Subscribe today.

Obama missed briefings as world burns
By Dr. Paul Kengor
Center for Vision & Values
"I’d say I’m shocked to report that the scandal continues, but I’m not. And that’s even more scandalous". Subscribe today for the full story.

A Special Kind of Stupid

"From now on, they’ll expect their students to behave like good little… 'Purple Penguins'." Read Patti Bankson's column on page 5A.

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Lifestyle & Community headlines
Wekiva High School
WHS names teacher of the year
Christine Whitlow was named Wekiva High School teacher of the year, find out more in this week's Apopka Chief.
Jill Delorey
Delorey to speak at meeting
The Foliage Sertoma Club will hear Jill Delorey at their upcoming meeting, public is invited. Details in this week's Apopka Chief.
Historical Society
Artist’s book presentation
See this week's Apopka Chief for details about the presentation of John Yeakle's book of paintings to the Apopka Historical Society.
Marriage
Married on October 4
Theresa Dees and Scott ‘Doc’ Wallach were recently married. Details in this week's Apopka Chief.
Rainbow Bridge
‘Rainbow Bridge’ dedicated in memory of all four-legged pets
Find out about the dedication of Bailey Elliot's Rainbow Bridge.

100th Birthday
Dolly Nicholson marks 100 years
Read the achievements of Dolly Nicholson and her 100th birthday celebration in this week's Apopka Chief.

CPA  Anniversary
Apopka Citizens Police Academy alumni assoc. 20th anniversary
Read about the celebration of of the Citizens Police Academy in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS grad in Opera
AHS grad to perform in local opera
Gabe Presser is to preform in the Florida Opera Theatre’s upcoming production of La
Tragedie de Carmen.
Blue Cross Ribbon Cutting
Recent ribbon cutting
Florida Blue recently had the ribbon cutting for
their new office in Apopka.
Bears in Apopka
Bears starting to make their way into residential areas
Read about how to respond to a bear sighting in this week's Apopka Chief.
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Other Feature Headlines, Events and More:

  • Best of Apopka winners will be revealed on Friday, October 31st in The Apopka Chief Newspaper, stated Jackie Trefcer, marketing and advertising director. For details see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Apopka VFW will host a Veterans Day event. Find out more details in this weeks Apopka Chief.
  • The annual Taste of Apopka is soon approaching. For all details on this event and how you can participate see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The recent city coucil meeting went on with no big fireworks. Find details of the meeting in this week's Apopka Chief. Subscribe today!
  • Early voting for General Election begins Oct. 20. Find out details on how to vote early in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Nearly 40 have applied for city administrator’s position. For the rest of the story, see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Read highlights of the recent Orange County School Board meeting. Subscribe today!
  • Don’t miss the Oakland Heritage Festival. Date, location and details see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Freedom Ministries Church will host an appreciation program for Pastor Freddie Filmore. For more information subscribe to the Apopka Chief.
  • The Miss Apopka Scholarship Pageant is once again seeking talented young Apopka women interested in becoming the 36th Miss Apopka to represent the city of Apopka in the 2015 Miss Florida Pageant. Details on page 1C.
  • The Friends of the Wekiva River will lead a wildflower and butterfly hike. For details about this event see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Apopka Family Learning Center is looking for people to help serve meals for approximately 300 needy people at an upcoming event. Find out how you can participate.
  • Camp Wewa will host a Halloween festival, for details about this event see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Up to 200 free mammograms will be given in Apopka. Subscribe to the Apopka Chief for more details.
  • Camp Wewa will host Halloween event, for more information see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • A charity music event will be held soon at The Catfish Place. Proceeds go to help medical expenses for Linda Halteman, who is suffering from myotonic dystrophy. Find out more information in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The New Journey Youth Center will hold a Saturday mentoring meeting soon. Find out how to participate in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Apopka Memorial High School Class of 1974 will hold its 40th-year reunion. Subscribe to the Apopka Chief for details about this event.
  • The Apopka Memorial High School Class of 1964 will hold its 50th-year reunion. Find out where it will be held and who to contact for more information on page 1C in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Festival of the Tree's tradition begins soon. Find out how your business, church or organization can participate in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Community invited to many Center of Faith upcoming events. Subscribe to the Apopka Chief to see more about the events.
  • Loaves & Fishes, a nonprofit, Christian-based charity in Apopka, is preparing for its busiest season. Find out how you can help out in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Get inspired to create your own culinary treasures from selected recipes. See Kitchen Kapers on page 4C along with community events.
Sports headlines | Check out Sports Photos in our PHOTO ALBUM
Coach Lang
Mustangs face another must-win game against a district opponent
Details about the Mustangs' upcoming football game int his week's Apopka Chief.
AHS Football
Improvement seen as Darters blank Evans
Find out the details of the game and see photos on pages 4A and 5A in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka High Volleyball
Apopka gearing toward postseason
Find out about the girls volleyball team's stats on their way to the state championship.
Wekiva High School Football
Mustangs halt late 2-point conversion try
Get the details of the Mustangs football game last week and see photos in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka Bowling
Apopka High bowler will appear on the ‘Today’ Show
Get the details about Pete Vergos' upcoming appearance on the Today Show.
AHS Football Graduates
AHS kickers in college
Read about former Former Apopka Blue Darters placekickers Brett Wilson
(l) and Alex Catron and their reunion on the field in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka Bowling Team
Blue Darters are Metro Conference West Division champions
Read about the success of the Darter Bowling team in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka Volleyball
Apopka girls volleyball teams celebrates successful senior night
Read about the girls volleyball senior night and see photos of the game.

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