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Join us in celebrating Public Natural Gas Week

Public Natural Gas Week – Oct. 2-8 – is here, and every year around this time, we at Lake Apopka Natural Gas District look forward to celebrating it.
AAA providing insurance advice for Florida residents impacted by Hurricane Ian
AAA is mobilizing hundreds of insurance claims professionals from around the country to begin processing claims throughout Florida as soon as it's safe to do so.
Demings calls for Congress to protect Florida families from storm-related evictions
The bill would provide stability for renters and homeowners during future federally declared natural disasters by implementing an eviction/foreclosure moratorium.
What will housing prices be a year from now?
If we agree that 2000 to 2008 was a bubble, one where prices peaked in 2006 at 84% above the baseline, then where are we now? Prices are 208% of the baseline.  
Andre the Farmer: How hemp and bamboo can enhance earth care and sustainability
Hey guys, Andre the Farmer here, and today we’re going to talk about my favorite aspect of permaculture - earth care. Now I often hear people talking about how we need to save the planet. …
The small town that saved its only grocery store — by buying it
Residents of Erie, Kansas, received a letter from their city government. The self-addressed envelope contained just one question: “Do you support the City of Erie purchasing Stub's market?
New massive mixed use/residential development on Kelly Park Road brings mixed opinions on local social media
How big is too big? How much housing is too much housing? How should growth in Apopka be managed? Those are all big questions in this community, and news of a massive new mixed-use/housing project …

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Truck Driving School coming to Apopka
The new state-of-the-art facility in Apopka will continue serving the greater Orlando market with an expanded footprint.
Once a retiree’s paradise, Florida’s getting pricey
In 2020, the median price for a house in The Villages was $283k. Today, you’re looking at $402k. Today, roughly one-fifth of the state is 65 and older.
Why Apple can hold the line on iPhone prices, as smartphones defy soaring inflation and keep getting relatively cheaper
Apple recently announced its new versions of the iPhone and other gadgets and turned a lot of heads when it said it wouldn’t charge more despite higher costs to make the devices.
Get an early start on healthy teeth for children
One of the most common questions I hear from parents during a dental visit is, “How do my kids have cavities?” or “How do cavities even form?”
Natural Gas: The power of consumer choice
Every day, you make choices. You choose where you work and what to eat for dinner. You choose your elected officials and where to raise your children. Even right now, …
9 Simple Ways to Grow Your Small Business
Whether you have your sights set on making your small business as big as possible or simply want to keep things small so that they are easier to manage, there are steps you can take to get your business moving in the right direction. 
What’s up with Twitter’s whistleblower?
Whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko is shaking things up as Twitter prepares to face off against Elon Musk in court in October.
Get it in the ground: Time to prepare for Fall crops
Fall or Autumn, as I like to call it, is a great time of year to plant all the annual veggies that can't tolerate our Florida summer sun.
Why is rent skyrocketing?
In the past year, nearly every essential good or service has escalated in price. But hikes in rent, typically the biggest monthly expense, have hit especially hard.
Kraft Heinz recalls over 5,000 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry juice drink
The Kraft Heinz company announced a voluntary recall of approximately 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend beverages.
AdventHealth names new Apopka CEO
Pridgen has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Oregon and a bachelor’s degree in accounting with an emphasis in finance from Walla Walla University.
First Watch opens in Apopka
 First Watch, the leading Daytime Dining concept with more than 445 restaurants nationwide, announced today it has opened a new location in Apopka.
CareerSource of Central Florida unites with local businesses offering workforce solutions to help individuals during opioid recovery
The opioid epidemic has been fueled by COVID-19. According to some of the latest research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
How does the foreclosure rate in Florida compare to other states?
Demand for single-family homes surged in the past two years as the coronavirus pandemic prompted people to look for more living space.
Cats and Kegs: Candy's Cats and 3 Odd Guys partner for event to support forever homes for kittens
Local Apopka non-profit Candy’s Cats invites you to join them for an un-furr-getable event benefiting the shelter at 3 Odd Guys Brewery on Saturday, August 13th, from 3 PM – 6 PM. Since …