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Homeless in Apopka: Lunch with Rosie at Tom Staley Park

Inspiration By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice Editor's Note: This is the first in an occasional series entitled Homeless in Apopka. The series features...

The anatomy of a landslide

Decision Apopka 2018 Opinion/Analysis By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice In modern-day elections, landslides are a rarity. Unless it's a very small town or the...

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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...

The Apopka news year in review: Mayor John Land a giant in Apopka history

Editor’s Note: This is the 13th in a series of 24 articles published by The Apopka Voice in 2017 that were among the most noteworthy....

Where Tallahassee went wrong on medical marijuana dispensaries

Dispelling myths and helping communities Opinion By Gary Stein Last Wednesday night, the City of Apopka was the site of positive change for the health and welfare...

With FCC’s net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer...

Opinion By Sascha Meinrath, Director of X-Lab; Palmer Chair in Telecommunications, Pennsylvania State University, and Natalia Foditsch, Ph.D. Student in Law and Communications, American University and...

Commissioners differ on State of the City

On Tuesday morning, Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer delivered his second State of the City Address at the Highland Manor. Friends, family, supporters, City employees,...