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Why is the Pentagon interested in UFOs?

By Iain Boyd, University of Michigan U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won’t be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to...

On Peace Officers Memorial Day, we honor the responders of last...

Editor's Note: This article was first published in The Apopka Voice on May 15th, 2017 By Reggie Connell / Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice For generations,...

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Orange County’s 2019 Hurricane Expo: Safer and stronger together

Hurricane Season 2019 From the Orange County Newsroom Hurricane Season 2019 begins on June 1st. And on that day, the Orange County Government and the Office Emergency Management...

Why Florida’s new voting rights amendment may not be as sweeping as it looks

Focus on the Legislature By Victoria Shineman, University of Pittsburgh Florida used to have the nation’s strictest disenfranchisement law for people convicted of crimes classified as...

Orange County Head Start guest reading a success

From the Orange County Newsroom The Guest Reader program was brought to the Orange County Head Start classrooms more than 22 years ago by Literacy...

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation awards grant to Apopka Fire Department 

A new grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation will better prepare the Apopka Fire Department to rescue victims of automobile accidents.   Firehouse Subs Public...

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...