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Commissioner Moore sworn in for second term
Commissioner Christine Moore won the District 2 election during the Florida Primary and was re-elected to serve her second and final term on the Board of County Commissioners.
Get your flu shot Orange County
After vaccination, it takes about 2 weeks for the body to develop protection. Flu shots are the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against the flu and its potentially serious impacts.
Goodwill Industries of Central Florida looking to fill dozens of jobs Goodwill Industries of Central Florida Looking to Fill Dozens of Job Openings
Big box retailers who ramp up staffing for the holiday season appear to have fewer opportunities for job seekers this year.
25 over-the-top Christmas displays from across America
To help get everyone in the mood for the upcoming holiday season, Stacker compiled a list of some of the most over-the-top Christmas displays across America.
Orange County storm debris removal set to end December 16th
Debris removal efforts will continue in areas that Orange County has assessed and identified as highly impacted by Hurricane Ian and Tropical Storm Nicole.
Local News
Apopka Police Department Arrest Report
 The Apopka Voice publishes a weekly arrest report that includes arrests, crashes, calls for service, and traffic citations. This report is for the week ending December 5th.
Paychecks for Patriots: CareerSource Central Florida hosting hiring event for Veterans
CareerSource Central Florida’s is hosting its tenth annual Paychecks for Patriots event on Thursday, December 8th, which is a job fair dedicated to connecting Veterans and their spouses with …
FEMA extends request time for public assistance in Florida for Hurricane Ian until January 6th
State and local governments, community, and volunteer organizations affected by Hurricane Ian have until January 6, 2023, to submit their requests to the state for public assistance.

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Business
Although in-person visits increased 2.9% from last year, analysts told Retail Dive that the long queues of yore had vanished, while Business Insider shared photos of mostly empty Walmart stores.
Orlando Health will design and build the hospital in partnership with Acadia Healthcare, which manages behavioral health services at the Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital.
Retailers will be desperately hoping that shoppers take advantage of discounts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday to bump up annual sales figures.
Health

295 Monkeypox cases remain in Orange County

For the last three months, there has been a constant decrease in cases. Currently, there are 295 Monkeypox cases in Orange County.

Ways to Stay Motivated When it Gets Hard to Stick With Your Fitness Routine

There will be times when you find yourself struggling to stay motivated to exercise. This can be due to many factors, but here are ways to get you back on track and stronger.

COVID-19, RSV and the flu are straining health care systems – two epidemiologists explain what the ‘triple threat’ means for children

COVID-19, RSV, and the flu are straining health care systems – two epidemiologists explain what the ‘triple threat’ means for children.

Over 8,800 Monkeypox Vaccinations given in Orange County

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County has administered 8,843 Monkeypox vaccinations to residents from June 30th-November 10th.

How to handle displaced animals and home repairs after Hurricane Nicole passes

The Department of Health in Orange County advises residents on home repairs, and how to protect themselves against injury from animals that may become displaced because of the storm.

Department of Health in Orange County gives advice on taking flooding precautions

Based on weather forecasts for Tropical Storm Nicole, our area will be impacted by winds and rainfall. It is important to be prepared for flooding.

Be Prepared: Department of Health in Orange County gives tips on making an Emergency Supply Kit

As Subtropical Storm Nicole approaches the east coast of Florida, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County wants to ensure you and your family are prepared.

Government
The Apopka Voice publishes a weekly burglary report from the Apopka Police Department that includes reported burglaries of businesses, residences, and vehicles. 
In case you missed it. The Apopka news week in review includes five articles that shaped the city last week... all in one place, including details on the South Apopka Annexation Workshop
In Orange County Government, we have a Consumer Protection Unit that can help to resolve a consumer complaint. As long as a portion of your transaction happened in Orange County.
City Beverages, the City of Apopka, and the Armando Borjas Jr Scholarship are proud to be bringing the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales to Apopka on December 2nd.
Southwick Commons wins lawsuit against City of Apopka to develop affordable housing project in City Center area
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Orange County ruled in favor of Southwick Commons in its lawsuit against the City of Apopka.
White House, FEMA extend relief for Ian destruction; Fried wants bonuses for 911 operators
The time period for 100 percent federal funding for those efforts has been extended for another 15 days, through Dec. 7, according to the White House press release.
Apopka Police Department Arrest Report
 The Apopka Voice publishes a weekly arrest report that includes arrests, crashes, calls for service, and traffic citations. This report is for the week ending November 28th.
Opinion

City Commissioners: In order to move the annexation of South Apopka forward, remember that four is greater than one

This is the best opportunity to move this generational issue closer to the end zone than it has ever been before. Do not let one single vote on City Council carry the day.
After a mayoral election loss in March, a vacated commission seat in April, and a special election victory in August, Becker returns to occupy Seat #3 in November.
The Anti-Defamation League tracked 2,717 antisemitic incidents nationwide in 2021, a 34 percent rise from 2020 to more than seven antisemitic incidents per day.
In order to put the potential annexation of South Apopka into context, it's important to understand the history of this community and the residents in the southern part of Apopka.
A story we published last week, "The City of Apopka vs. Dennis New," took an interesting turn this week. We thought it was important to update it, as did Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson.
Bonus Content

Richest models in the world

Stacker created a list of the richest models in the world as of Nov. 15, 2022, using Celebrity Net Worth data. The models' annual salary is included where available.   

America's 50 favorite actresses of all time

Stacker assembled a list of America's favorite actresses of all time using YouGov Ratings (current as of November 2022).

5 ways tech innovation has changed skilled trade jobs

ServiceTitan examined how technological innovations have transformed jobs in the trade industries.   

How college tuition in the US compares to the rest of the world

EDsmart analyzed recent data that shows higher education tuition costs in the United States are higher than in any other nation except for one: England.