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APD Deputy Chief Fernandez retiring in September

The Apopka Police Department announced Thursday that Deputy Chief Randy Fernandez and Captain David Call will retire. According to the Separation Agreement and General Release...

Wekiva grad serves aboard a floating airport at sea

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tom Gagnier, Navy Office of Community Outreach. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A 2015 Wekiva High School graduate is serving...

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Orange County Fire Chief resigning in May

Orange County Fire Chief Otto Drozd III has announced his resignation in a letter to Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings. Drozd was appointed Fire Chief...

Orange County Corrections Department gives back to its community

From the Orange County Newsroom The Orange County Corrections Department is creating a culture of sharing, caring and inspiring.  In the last month alone, the Orange...

Nearly $10 million coming to Orange County in HUD funding for affordable housing

Focus on Congress $23.3 million in HUD funding for Central Florida will be used to revitalize communities, reduce homelessness, and help individuals with HIV/AIDS find...

Updating: Rodriguez family crosses the $25,000 mark on gofundme

This past weekend, The Apopka Voice forwarded an email from the Orange County Sheriff's Department about the Rodriguez family, whose parents died and left...

Commissioner Smith passionate about affordable housing and recreational facilities for children

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce's April Morning Mingle/Breakfast & Learn series: Featuring Apopka City Commissioner Alexander H. Smith By Reggie Connell/Publisher and Managing Editor...

Why most of us procrastinate in filing our taxes – and why it doesn’t...

By Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University April 15th, a day most of us dread, is here. Have you filed your taxes yet? Economists believe...

Rep. Demings announces grant opportunities and awards

From US Representative Val Demings of the 10th Congressional District of Florida Federal Grant Opportunities in April As your Representative in Congress, it is my privilege...

OCSO starts gofundme page for orphaned family

20-year-old sister is raising her 5 siblings ages 7-15 after the death of their parents From the Orange County Sheriff's Office To donate to the Rodriguez...

Dr. Francoeur Cadet recipient of the 6th annual Dr. Bookhardt Award

From the Florida Department of Health-Orange County The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) honored several deserving individuals from the community for their...

Central Florida’s housing crisis deserves support from a fully funded Sadowski Affordable Housing Trust...

Opinion By Jeffrey M. Fagan/2019 President, Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Yet again, the Florida Legislature is poised to raid the Affordable Housing Trust Funds. Recently we learned...