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Wendover sues City of Apopka for blocking its proposed affordable housing project on City Center parcel

Wendover Housing Partners is suing the City of Apopka for declining a permit to build affordable housing on land that is part of the Apopka City Center project.
New program promotes Black homeownership as a means to financial freedom
There's been little change in the homeownership rate for Black families in 50 years, so some lenders are rethinking their practices to make buying a home more a reality than a dream.
Teacher, artist, and problem solver: All in a day's work for the life-changing profession of Pediatric Dentistry
As a dentist, I get to be a teacher and an artist. I get to problem solve, plan treatments, and most importantly, I can change people's lives.
Brewers savor the candy flavor of some Florida-grown hops
Brewers like the flavor and aroma that come from Florida-grown Cascade hops, says a University of Florida Extension agent. They say it tastes a little like candy.
Culver's Food Truck coming to Apopka next week
Culver’s, a national chain with 16 Orlando-area locations and plans to open an Apopka location, famous for its ButterBurgers and Fresh Frozen Custard is bringing its food truck to Apopka next …
Despite inflation, Porkie's Original BBQ drops prices
The next inflation update is scheduled for release on June 10 at 8:30 a.m. ET, but one Apopka business isn't waiting for the most current figures to take action.
AMIkids sponsoring a Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program at the John Bridges Community Center
AMIkids Orlando in partnership with Lennar Homes will be providing a free Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program at John H. Bridges Community Center on Wednesdays (10 am -12 pm) beginning June 8th.

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Timber! Lumber prices are falling hard
A shifting macroeconomic environment has left many dealers stumped, with lumber futures dropping 52% since early March after significant increases in 2021.
The Apopka Voice hires Megan Garcia as Digital Sales Associate
After a brief search, The Apopka Voice is proud to announce Megan Garcia as its new Digital Sales Associate.
Cybersecurity should be more complex than 123456
Today more than ever, it's important to protect yourself against cyber attacks. Here's just one example that should make you think twice about better security.
Apopka Restaurant Roulette: Brew Theory yes; Rodney Scott's no; Francesco's maybe
The restaurant issue is all-encompassing for Apopkans. It unfolds the entire approach to economic development, managed growth, and quality of life.
Jersey Mike's Subs opens Kelly Park location in Apopka
Jersey Mike's Subs on Kelly Park Road will hold a grand opening and fundraiser from Wednesday, June 1st to Sunday, June 5th to support the Children’s Tumor Foundation.
Why does America have so few carpenters?
Carpentry is largely unaffected by automation or globalization. And aside from occasional downturns, carpenters are in steady demand. Yet in America, there aren’t many people following that career trajectory.
AAA cautions homeowners about post-disaster contractor fraud
Experiencing a disaster may be impossible to avoid. Yet as homeowners deal with the aftermath of a catastrophe, if they aren’t careful, they could be victimized by dishonest contractors.
Marijuana violations have taken over 10,000 truck drivers off the road this year, adding more supply chain disruptions
The first quarter of 2022 saw a nearly 33% increase year over year in marijuana violations among commercial vehicle drivers. Stacker looks at the rise in truckers being pulled from the road and the potential effects on the supply chain.
Florida has the 2nd highest job resignation rate in the US
With Americans quitting their jobs at record rates during the so-called “Great Resignation,” WalletHub released its report on 2022’s States With the Highest Job Resignation …
Escape from Ukraine
Yulia Gerbet, founder of the first Child Life Department in Ukraine, will share the harrowing journey of her recent escape with her two teenage sons from Kyiv.
How TikTok used science to grow fast
Paired with a user experience psychologists say is no different than a Vegas slot machine, the move helped TikTok pull in more content, more eyeballs, and more money.
Sprouts Farmers Market opening in Apopka on Friday
Sprouts Farmers Market will open the doors to its new Apopka store at 2283 East Semoran Boulevard in Apopka. at 7 a.m. Friday, May 20th-22nd.
Baptiste Orthodontics building long-lasting relationships with patients and the community
Baptiste Orthodontics has formed long-lasting relationships with the community we serve by partnering with over 40 public schools and community groups in Orange County.
Grocery items with the greatest price increase in April
Stacker analyzed the Consumer Price Index released on May 11, 2022, to determine which common grocery store items saw the largest price increases in April. 
Bags that give back: Candy’s Cats selected to benefit in the Winn-Dixie Community Bag Program
Winn Dixie estimates that one purchased reusable bag will be used at least six times per year and that each time a reusable bag is used it equates to five single-use bags that are not used.