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  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight   Fair/Festival   Haines City Bike Fest: with music and raffle. 4 p.m. Saturday,  Railroad Park, Sixth St., Haines City, free, 863-421-3700.      Comedy     Celebrity...
  • Apopka consultant finds 'confusion' in city management

    Apopka consultant finds 'confusion' in city management
    Apopka functioned with "little executive oversight" during the last years of longtime Mayor John Land, who delegated much of his authority to an administrative officer, according to a consultant hired to examine city operations. The practice — in...
  • 8/22: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake DARRELL LEE HULLINGER, 63, Tavares, died Wednesday. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis. FERDINAND ALEXANDER McLAREN, 87, Clermont, died Thursday. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont. DONALD R. SMITH, 69, Clermont, died Wednesday. Cremation Choices,...
  • HIGH SCHOOLS

    Football The Associated Press Preseason Top 10 Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and  AP poll 2013 final rankings: Class 8A 1. Miramar (11)                   0-0     133    2 2. Apopka (2)...
  • 8/21: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake MARTHA BUSH, 73, Tavares, died Tuesday. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla. DEAN R. CALABRARO, 50, Clermont, died Tuesday. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont. JOAN GUIDO, 81, Tavares, died Saturday. Unity Memorial Funeral Home East Inc., Apopka. GERTRUDE...
  • Football Preseason Poll

    The Associated Press Preseason Top 10 Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and  AP poll 2013 final rankings: Class 8A 1. Miramar (11)                   0-0     133    2 2. Apopka (2)          ...
  • First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida

    First-day jitters for new teachers, students around Central Florida
    At Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center in Orlando, Maddie Ginder tapped the knee of a kindergartner sitting cross-legged on a primary-colored rug. "See how she's sitting?" Ginder told her 19 students Monday. "We're going to call this criss-cross...
  • 8/19: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard JOYCE YOUNG, 67, Titusville, died Saturday. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville. Lake SCOTT M. CASTO, 45, Clermont, died Aug. 12. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont. GLADYS WOODSON GOULD, 83, Umatilla, died Friday. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla....
  • State House Dists. 30, 31: Editorial

    This year, the Florida Legislature, buoyed by a rare surplus, raised a ship that for several years had been sinking in red ink. Yet, the state remains far from safe harbor. Nurturing economic diversity, improving schools and brightening prospects for...
  • Hazmat responding to propane leak at plant nursery in Apopka

    Hazmat responding to propane leak at plant nursery in Apopka
    One home has been evacuated near Coralwood Nursery in Apopka, where hazmat crews are investigating an active propane gas leak, officials said. The plant nursery is located in the 4600 block of Ondich Road, according to Orange County Fire Rescue. "This...
  • Apopka removes boys basketball coach after school-district investigation

    Apopka removes boys basketball coach after school-district investigation
    Scott Williams, a state championship boys basketball coach who left Wekiva to take the same job at nearby Apopka four months ago, has been fired before coaching a game for the Blue Darters. Williams said an investigation by Orange County Public...