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  • Maybe Apopka could learn from these slogans

    Maybe Apopka could learn from these slogans
    Apopka calls itself "The indoor foliage capital of the world," which sounds like something Christopher Guest made up for a mockumentary about local government. Mayor Joe Kilsheimer wants to rebrand his city, and I don't blame him. Apopka can still...
  • Apopka on path to allow Sunday liquor sales

    Apopka on path to allow Sunday liquor sales
    Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would relax the strictest ban on Sunday liquor sales in Central Florida. Orange County's second-largest city is the only community in Central Florida that forbids the sale of beer,...
  • 8/1: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake GARY ALEXANDER YATES, 67, Leesburg, died Tuesday. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka. HELEN WADKINS DYKES, 78, Groveland, died Tuesday. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Gotha. Orange DENNIS ADKINSON, 59, Orlando, died Saturday. Dove Funeral Home, Orlando....
  • Weather: Storms are pounding Central Florida

    Weather: Storms are pounding Central Florida
    Parts of Central Florida are under a storm advisory right now. A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts over eastern Lake County, northwestern Orange County, Seminole County and southwest Volusia County. National Weather Service...
  • 7/31: Deaths in Central Florida

    Lake GEORGE P. MARKS, 95, Tavares, died Tuesday. Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations, Tavares. THOMAS F. QUINN, 85, Clermont, died Sunday. Brewer & Sons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Clermont. MARIAN A. THAYER, 76, Clermont, died...
  • 'Face Off' has another Orlando contender

    'Face Off' has another Orlando contender
    Syfy's "Face Off" keeps turning to Central Florida. David O'Connell, who is known as "Doc," will be a contender when the special-effects makeup contest returns this month. O'Connell, whose hometown is Coconut Creek, is 26. He has worked in special-...
  • Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful

    Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful
    Absentee ballots are becoming increasingly popular, as tens of thousands of them were sent to Central Florida voters last week for the upcoming primary race. While Republicans still run strong in this arena, Democrats are gaining ground. In Orange...
  • Medical-pot growers could truck product to patients, new rule says

    Medical-pot growers could truck product to patients, new rule says
    TALLAHASSE — Florida marijuana dispensers could truck their product to patients, under a revised rule proposed by health regulators in advance of a workshop Friday about the state's legalization of a limited type of medical pot. Despite complaints...
  • Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

    The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new location deserves a new name. Maynard Evans was a highly respected druggist who served as a member of the...
  • Pro-life, firetruck, and Buffalo: Letters

    Pro-life at all stages For all of us who believe, speak, support and promote the sanctity of life, this is our time to lead. The many children coming to our borders are the fruits of our life, the sign of our achievements in supporting life in all its...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight Back to school block party   Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando,  will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...