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Nolan’s runoff win mirrors Nelson victory in March

Decision Apopka 2018 Opinion/Analysis By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice Diane Velazquez ran a good runoff campaign. After a narrow loss to challenger Alice Nolan...

Decision Apopka 2018: Who will win the Seat #2 runoff?

Analysis/Opinion By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice Sometime after 7 PM tomorrow evening, the final piece of the electoral puzzle will be snapped into place...

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The Apopka Voice townhalls were a refreshing change from a negative political cycle

Opinion/Analysis By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice I love a good debate. I have probably seen every Presidential debate since Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter...

Apopka CRA decisions prove that Florida CRA’s are irretrievably broken

Opinion By Greg Jackson It is my sincere belief that based on the heartless decisions of Apopka’s Community Redevelopment Agency (“CRA”) to pay $1-million for a...

The curious history of Forest Avenue – Part Two

The Forest Avenue Series  This is the second in a two-part series entitled "The curious history of Forest Avenue." The series investigates the origin of...

Two people, three opinions…

Inspiration By Rabbi Rick Sherwin TWO PEOPLE, THREE OPINIONS - Everyone laughs at the popular line, "Two Jews have three opinions..." The reality is that most...

10 ways schools, parents and communities can prevent school shootings now

Opinion By Elizabeth Englander and first published on theconversation.com After a shooter killed 17 people at a Florida high school, many have expressed frustration at the...

For God’s sake, do something!

Opinion By Rabbi Rick Sherwin I have a number of friends who own and/or carry guns. Even as we respectfully debate the relationship between guns and...

On CRA’s 25th Anniversary it’s time to build, not talk about South Apopka’s future

In 1969, the State of Florida enacted legislation enabling local governments to create community redevelopment areas and Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) to oversee redevelopment...

Kilsheimer, Nelson come out swinging in first debate

Decision Apopka 2018 Sparks fly early and often between candidates and crowd Opinion/Analysis By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice It was loud, contentious, sometimes ugly, and...

The State of The Apopka Voice

Opinion By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice The State of the Union Address is tonight, and I can't wait. I haven't missed one since......

A local solution to gun-related violence

Opinion By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice Shots rang out yesterday near Apopka High School.  The Apopka Police Department responded to a call about a disturbance...