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District proclaims April 2020 as Springs Protection Awareness Month

For the seventh consecutive year, the St. Johns River Water Management District's Governing Board has approved a proclamation designating April as Springs Protection Awareness...

Florida’s stay-at-home order has expansive, evolving interpretation of ‘essential’

By John Haughey | The Center Square Gov. Ron DeSantis’ statewide stay-at-home order goes into effect early Friday, meaning only those engaged in essential activities or...

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March 27, 2020: Message from Mayor Bryan Nelson

From Mayor Bryan Nelson, City of Apopka Dear City Resident, As we continue to monitor the current situation, we wanted to keep you informed about measures...

Key takeaways: Orange County Government’s news conference on 3/26/20

From Orange County Government Florida Currently, there are 110 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Orange County – with four deaths. This number...

Florida unemployment claims increase by 1,045 percent

By Jason Schaumburg | The Center Square Unemployment claims in Florida for the week ending March 21 jumped 1,045 percent from the previous week as employers...

Rep. Demings responds to $2-trillion stimulus package

Representative Val Demings of the 10th District, which includes Apopka, made this statement on her Facebook page: "The Senate has now passed historic COVID-19 relief....

Apopka WIC office 1 of 5 to remain open, amidst County-wide closures

From the Florida Department of Health in Orange County  Starting Monday, March 30, 2020, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County will temporarily close...

President Trump approves major disaster declaration for Florida

From the FEMA News Desk FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Florida to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery...

DeSantis asks Trump to declare Florida a major federal disaster area

By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida has spent $208 million in its coronavirus response, but the spread of COVID-19, particularly in south Florida, is...

Breaking News: Orange County on lockdown for 14 days

Stay at Home to Flatten The Curve: Orange County Issues ‘Stay At Home From Orange County Newsroom Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings has ordered all non-essential...

DeSantis widens quarantine order for travelers from New York City area

By Jason Schaumburg | The Center Square After initially ordering new travelers to Florida airports from COVID-19 hotspots to quarantine after arriving in the state, Gov....

Florida gun sales so brisk ammunition being rationed

By John Haughey | The Center Square First, toilet paper ran out. Now, bullets are being rationed in Florida. Some firearms retailers are placing restrictions on the...