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Feature headlines Opinion & Articles of Interest

Employees Leaving city of Apopka

Employees leaving city
City Administrator; Richard Anderson, City Clerk; Jan Goebel, Finance Director; Edward Bass, and Chuck Vavrek. Get Full details in The Apopka Chief.

Pre-Construction Open House
The Central Florida Expressway Authority will hold a pre-construction community open house for the agency's first section of the Wekiva Parkway (State road 429) from US 441 and Plymouth-Sorrento Rd to north of Kelly Park. Get Full Details.

City Council hears complaints about zonign change
City will have a final budget public hearing Friday, Sept. 19 at 5:15. Get full details of the meeting in The Apopka Chief.

Apopka High School Homecoming 2014
Homecoming Apopka Style
View photos from Homecoming Spirit week at Apopka High School in this week's Apopka Chief.

Rotary Pancake Supper
Yummy in her Tummy
Allison Reynolds enjoys a pancake at the Annual Rotary Pancake Supper.

Clay Springs
Clay Springs Elementary students keep busy
Find out the latest news of Apopka Schools in this week's Chief Jr.


Orlando's tax rate doubles while Apopka took its lowest rate lower
Get full details in this week's Apopka Chief. Suscribe today.


School Assignment Comparing Hitler to a U.S. president
"...this assignment demonstrates the demonic destructive depths where our government has led them." Read Corbeil's column on page 4A.

OCPS Finalist for Cash prize

"...Broad Prize for Urban Education will be announced by U.S. Secretary of Education..." Read more about current issues in the school board. Suscribe today and read page 4A.

Deeply impacted, changed by Israel trip

"...Jewish history from its founding 13 centuries before Christ..." Read more about this new era. See page 4A.

Taking it local, again

Christine Moore's statements are challenged regarding public and private schools. Suscribe today and see page 5A.

Livestock could be found in Apopka back in the day

"...pen pastureland for cattle and goats grazing wherein feed was delivered when purchased..." Read Perrine's article on the settlement of slaves after the civil war. See page 7C.

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Lifestyle & Community headlines
Eagle Scout Builds Bridge
Bailey Elliot builds bridge
Read about the bridge Bailey Elliot and his Eagle Scout troup are builidng in this weeks Apopka Chief.
John Wright school leader
John Wright name as local school leader
Find out John Wrights new position as a leader in local area school. Read more in this week's Apopka Chief..
Americorp Anniversary
Americorps celebrate Anniversary
Find out the Anniversary of the national Amiericoprs program and there Apopka team in this week's Apopka Chief.
Darlington Family visits Ty at OK
Darlington Family Visits son in Oklahoma
Read about the Darlington's trip to vist Ty and his success as a starting player for the Oklahoma Sooners.
Apopka native married Cirque Du Soleil SInger
Apopka native married to Cirque Du Soleil Singer
Craig Jennings is is a traveling singer, find out more about his job and their story in this week's Apopka Chief.
Local UF Plant Study
Khachatryan does widespread plant study
Read about this local study and its results in this week's Apopka Chief.
Pollard Anniversary
Prince and Annie Swift celebrate anniversary
Find out more about the Anniverary of these longtime Apopka residents.

Other Feature Headlines, Events and More:

  • Voting continues for the fifth annual Best of Apopka Readers’ Choice Awards. Voting ends soon, Apopka Chief's Jackie Trefcer Marketing and Advertising Director gives full details of events. Suscribe today for full details.
  • City tax rate ... Get an update...
  • Hibbet Sporting Goods plans to open in Apopka, for details see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Informational meeting for Wekiva Parkway, find out details in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • City Council hears complaints about zoning changes, read more about them in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Apopka man indicted by grand jury in federal court. For more information suscribe to the Apopka Chief.
  • City will have a final budget public hearing, for detals see page 1A of this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Get meeting details of Amendment 1, spondored by Friends of the Wekiva River and Wekiva Wilderness Trust, guest speaker Pam Meharg, Florida Land and Water Legacy Campaign in this week's Apopka Chief
  • Zellwood Reunion day coming soon. For more infomation see page 1C of this week's Apopka Chief.
  • The Debbie Turner Cancer Care and Resource Center of Apopka hold annual motorcycle charity ride. Get details in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • 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.
  • North Orange Library announces events and contents, for more details see page 6C in this week's 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 Apopka Historical Society’s president, Larry Leudenberg, announced that at its general meeting, Arthur Steve Patrick, a seventh-generation Floridian, will speak about early Orlando history. Find out when this meeting will take place in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Jeanette Lutz, school media volunteer and mentor is seeking help from residents. Find out what is needed to help out school children in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • 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.
  • Enjoy these attention-catching recipes from Don W. Moore’s cookbook. See Kitchen Kapers on page 4C along with community events.
Sports headlines | Check out Sports Photos in our PHOTO ALBUM
Apopka High School Football
Pass happy Blue Darters
Look in this week's Apopka Chief to find out details of last weeks football game against Wekiva more details on page 1B in this week's Apopka Chief.
Rick Darlington
Offensive-minded Braves invade AHS
For details about the Blue Darters upcoming homecoming game see page 1B.
AHS Volleyball
Blue Darters Race by Greyhounds
Find out more details of the volleyball game and see more game photos on page 3B.
Repaci Bowling
Repaci takes bowling prowess from Wekiva
Read about Ray Repaci's college bowing success on page 1B of this week's Apopka Chief.
Wekiva High School Volleyball
Wekiva girls volleyball team falls to Olympia Titans
See photos from the Wekiva vs. Olympia Girls Volleyball game in this weeks Apopka Chief.
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