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Children’s Services: Hope for a brighter tomorrow

From District 2 Orange County Commissioner Rod Love   This week at the Board meeting of the Orange County Board of County Commissioners, the Board engaged...

A call for support on Community Empowerment Zones

Upcoming Next Week, Part 2: Orange County Work Session on Children’s Services From District 2 Orange County Commissioner Rod Love Let me start off this week’s...

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Property Appraiser recognized for outstanding service

 Honored for innovative citizen communication channels  Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh, CFA, today announced that his office has been recognized by the Center for...

Joseph named Firefighter of the Year

Editor's Note: Paramedic/Engineer Justin Joseph of the Apopka Fire Department was named AFD Firefighter of the Year last night at the Apopka Area Chamber...

City Council votes 5-0 to approve budget, millage rate

The Apopka budget process came to an official close last night when the City Council voted unanimously to set the millage rate for the...

City Council to approve budget, millage at tonight’s meeting

City Council Preview The Apopka budget process comes to an official close tonight when the City Council will vote to set the millage rate for...

Orange County launches online fence permitting

From the Orange County Newsroom Orange County Government approves up to 4,000 residential fence permits annually. To efficiently serve this high-demand permit type, the County...

Growing up, but staying local: Economic development and the UCF Business Incubation program

From District 2 Orange County Commissioner Rod Love Since 1999, the University of Central Florida (UCF)’s Incubation Program has been helping early-stage companies develop into...

An open letter to the City Council about the 2018-19 budget

Opinion/Analysis By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice An open letter to: Mayor Bryan Nelson, City Commissioners Doug Bankson, Kyle Becker, Alice Nolan, and Alexander...

Apopka named Healthy Community Champion

The Orange County communities of Apopka, Eatonville, and Orlando were among 46 that were recently named Healthy Community Champions by the Florida Department of...

County Commission votes to close Fire Station #29

Apopka Fire Stations #2 and #5 to cover its territory By Frank Torres, contributing writer for The Apopka Voice On Tuesday afternoon, Orange County Commissioners unanimously...

Interagency coordination was key to Hurricane Irma recovery

From FEMA Federal Help for Florida’s Recovery from Hurricane Irma In the days after Hurricane Irma’s landfall, multiple federal agencies came to Florida to assist residents,...