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Feature headlines Opinion & Articles of Interest

Apopka Fire Department
Apopka has 49 apply for city administrator’s job
Find out more about the applicants and the application process in this week's Apopka Chief.

new errol management
With new name, Errol is back under control of member-owner
Read more on changes taking place at Errol Estate Golf & Country Club.

low gas prices
Gas prices are falling
Read about the low gas price hit this week. FInd out more details in this week's Apopka Chief.

New Hospital site
First city board gives OK to proposed hospital site
Find out more about the proposed site with the full story on page 1A.


OUR POSITION:

‘Yes’ for Scott, ‘No’ for Question C
"Four years ago, he was a Republican. Two years ago, he was an independent. Today, he is a Democrat." Find out who, See page 4A.
Get full details in this week's Apopka Chief. Subscribe today.

THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY:
OPINION & ARTICLES OF INTEREST

All evidence to date proves Wilson justified in Ferguson Fiasco
"...they are looking at a career criminal in early training" What exactly is Corbeil reffering to? Read Corbeil's column on page 4A.

O. C. taxpayers guarantee ‘best’ rating

"...Apopka High School will become the second District 7 digital pilot school in 2015-2016." Read more about the upcoming plan for the high school. Subscribe today and read page 4A.

Protect local government from gridlock
By Teresa Jacobs
Orange County Mayor
"We just don’t need Washington-style gridlock in Central Florida". Find out what she means in this weeks Apopka Chief.

The Terrorists Next Door

"It’s no wonder that over 1/2 of Americans believe our country’s on the wrong path." Find out what Patti Bankson is referring to. Read her column on page 5A.

There are some unforgetable folks around Apopka area

"Slim commends Mayor John H. Land for being down to earth with care, concern, wisdom and integrity whenever involving all citizens or Apopka." Read his column on page 6B.

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Lifestyle & Community headlines
early voting
Early voting starts, continues until Sunday, November 2
Find out locations for early voting in this week's Apopka Chief..
Truck trailer fuel tank
Truck’s trailer punctures fuel tank
A pick up truck with a long bed trailer slid into a ditch on monday. Find out details in this week's Apopka Chief.
AHS Chorus
Apopka High choral group raising funds for singing trip
Apopka High School’s Bel Canto will travel to Nashville in November to perform.
Fall owl fest
Fall Owl Fest
The Avian Reconditioning Center will be held Saturday, November 8. Find out more about this event in this week's Apopka Chief.
Camp Thunderbird
About 1,000 help revive Camp Thunderbird
Employees, family, and friends of Lockheed Martin of Orlando volunteered. Read more in this week's Apopka Chief.

Art show
Arts and crafts show
Residents of Florida Living Retirement Community (FLRC) and members of the Florida Living Seventh-day Adventist Church, are holding a two-day fine arts, crafts, and hobbies exhibit.

Historic Zellwood
At long last, book about historic Zellwood going on sale
Find out where and how you can get your hands on your own copy of this much-anticipated book in this week's Apopka Chief.
Hometown Halloween
Spooky Apopka
The City of Apopka will be hosting a free Hometown Halloween Event. Features on the event and what you need to bring, in this week's Apopka Chief.
Ebola
Apopka Prepares for Ebola
Find out how the Florida Hospital Apopka's infection prevention team is preparing for Ebola.
Lucille Lange
Turning 100 years young
Lucille Lange is spry, an early riser and leads an active life. And celebrates her 100th birthday this week! Find out more in this weeks Apopka Chief.
Apopka Area Schools
Rock Springs Elementry has a celebrity guest at Reading Night
Check out what's happening in our local schools in the Chief Jr. section of this week's Apopka Chief.
GPS Bear Tracking
Using GPS tracking collars, yearlong study looks at migrations of blacks bears in state
The collars provide data on the movement and behavior of black bears.

Other Feature Headlines, Events and More:

  • The annual Taste of Apopka event will occur soon. Find out how you can participate in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. will open this November in Apopka. Subscribe today for more information.
  • City in process of setting aside potential pot-growing areas. Read the rest of the story in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Veterans Day exhibit will be at Valencia. For more information on this event see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • A planing and zoning meeting was recently held. Read about the results of the meeting in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Church has big ‘red’ bazaar coming soon. For more information see this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Loaves and Fishes is in need of Turkeys for their upcoming busy season. Find out how you can help.
  • Up to 200 free mammograms will be given in Apopka. Subscribe to the Apopka Chief for more details.
  • The Tangerine Improvement Society will be holding an all-you-can-eat pancake and French toast breakfast. For details subscribe to the Apopka Chief.
  • The Apopka Family Learning Center is looking for people to help serve meals at an upcoming event for the needy. Find out how you can participate 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.
  • Don't miss the Oakland Heritage Festival on Saturday, October 25. Find out more details in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • A charity music event will be held soon. Proceeds go to help medical expenses for Linda Halteman, who is suffering from myotonic dystrophy. More information on this fundraiser 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.
  • The Apopka VFW will host a Veterans Day event. Find out more details in this weeks Apopka Chief.
  • Fall craft sale will be held on November 1. For more information subscribe to the Apopka Chief.
  • Donate blood and receive a free t-shirt! See more in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • First Baptist Church of Apopka will host a Fall Festival October 25. Find out details in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • "One Generation Away,” a film by Rick Santorum and Echolight Cinemas will show on Sunday, October 26. See this week's Apopka Chief for more details.
  • The Passion Marriage Conference 2014 will be held at Victory Church. For details about this event see page 3B of the Apopka Chief.
  • The Fountain of Life Baptist Church will hold pre-dedicatory services. Find out more information on this event in this week's Apopka Chief.
  • Community invited to many Center of Faith upcoming events. Subscribe to the Apopka Chief to see more about events.
  • Grace Pointe Church will hold its annual Fall Festival in November. For the rest of the details on this event, subscribe today.
  • 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.
  • Have fun cooking selected neat name recipes from local cookbooks. See Kitchen Kapers on page 4B along with community events.
Sports headlines | Check out Sports Photos in our PHOTO ALBUM
WHS Football
Wekiva routs East Ridge 63-3, setting several school records
Find out details from the Mustangs football game last friday.
AHS Football
Late Apopka mistakes lead American Heritage to win
Find out the details of the game and photos in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka High Volleyball
Darters fall to West Orange
Find out details of the semifinal Darter volleyball game.
AHS Girls Volleyball
Postseason is here for
AHS girls volleyball team

As the season comes to an end, read an overview of the season.
Apopka High Grauduates
Former Apopka High goalie playing
Read more on Taylor Stewart and find out which college she is playing goalie for.
Apopka Youth Football
Apopka youth football team is ranked tops in nation in age group
Read more about the victories of the Apopka Raptors in this week's Apopka Chief.
Apopka High School Soccer
Blue Darters take 5-0 preseason victory over Leesburg
Read about the Apopka girls soccer team as they begin their season.

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