Archive for August 2014

Free Digital Copy of R.C. Sproul’s New Book

The New 950 WTLN and Dr. R.C. Sproul’s ministry, RENEWING YOUR MIND … want you to have a free copy of “Everyone’s a Theologian.” Many people react negatively to the

New mixed-use project on tap for Altamonte Springs

Construction has kicked off on a new mixed-use development in the Altamonte Springs/Longwood area. Silver Sea Homes Inc. last week began construction on a new three-story, 18,000-square-foot building at 1188

Listen to Archive of Apopka’s 43-7 Rout of Lyman

On August 22, 2014  the Apopka Blue Darters took on Lyman in a pre-season game that kicked off the 2014 schedule. Listen to an archive of the broadcast from 1520

Join the Pray for America Tour

On September 2, not long from now, the Pray for America Tour will begin and a team of prayer leaders from the National Day of Prayer Task Force will be

See “The Giver” In Theaters Now

Looking for the perfect way to spend that part of your Saturday when it’s just way too hot to go outside in Orlando? Stop by your theater and watch “The

Blue Darters Football Kicks Off Live Tonight on 1520 WBZW

The Apopka Blue Darters begin their 2014 campaign tonight as they start the long road back to the state championship. Coming off a record breaking 2013 season, we are very

The New 950 WTLN’s 8th Annual Pastors Appreciation Brunch

Announcing the 8th Annual Pastors Appreciation Brunch Where: Rosen Plaza Hotel When: October 30, 2014 What: This FREE event is exclusively for Active and Retired pastors in the Greater Orlando

Why Winter Springs left CALNO

CALNO, which originally stood for Casselberry, Altamonte, Longwood and North Orlando, was created so mayors in Seminole County could allocate the local option gas tax revenue among the different municipalities.

Tax Incentives Help Altamonte Springs-based software company Grow

BookThatDoc plans to add 40 new employees in Seminole County during the next three years, officials announced Aug. 13, and will also spend $581,000 on capital investments in its office.

WFTV’s H.S. Sports Media Day Interview with: Martez Ivy

Apopka Blue Darter OT Martez Ivy recently sat down with WFTV Channel 9 during High School Sports Media Day. Check out the video here.

Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage in High School Football

Plantation American Heritage, which ran roughshod over Class 5A football competition last season, will bring its stockpile of talent into the Sentinel’s coverage area twice this fall. The Stallions, No.

Could Seminole State’s Altamonte campus support a hotel, conference center?

Seminole State College’s board of trustees will get a look at a market study Aug. 18 examining whether a hotel and conference center would be feasible at Seminole State College’s

WFTV’s H.S. Sports Media Day Interview with: Benjamin Bascom

Apopka Blue Darter DB Benjamin Bascom recently sat down with WFTV Channel 9 during High School Sports Media Day. Check out the video here.

WFTV’s H.S. Sports Media Day Interview with: Billy Caughell

Apopka Blue Darter LB Billy Caughell recently sat down with WFTV Channel 9 during High School Sports Media Day. Check out the video here.

Knetik Media expanding in Altamonte Springs, now hiring engineers

Knetik Media raised $1 million in financing, the company announced Aug. 11. Knetik, which offers the Knetik Platform to monetize and distribute content in the video, broadcast, magazine and game publishing

WFTV’s H.S. Sports Media Day Interview with: Johnny Robinson

Apopka Blue Darter LB Johnny Robinson recently sat down with WFTV Channel 9 during High School Sports Media Day. Check out the video here.

WFTV’s H.S. Sports Media Day Interview with: Chandler Cox

Apopka Blue Darter ATH Chandler Cox recently sat down with WFTV Channel 9 during High School Sports Media Day. Check out the video here.

Apopka eyes major new residential project

Avian Pointe, a new residential community proposed for Apopka’s west side, was drafted with the city’s future in mind. The 95-acre project, unveiled to the public this week, would sit

Apopka Blue Darters Rank #20 in USA Today’s Super 25

USA Today has ranked the Apopka Blue Darters football team #20 in their Super 25 pre-season poll. Here is what they had to say about the team: The Blue Darters adopted

Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field

Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka. Five candidates are vying to replace him

Apopka Food Truck Round Up Celebrates 3 Years Today!

Apopka on path to allow Sunday liquor sales

Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would relax the strictest ban on Sunday liquor sales in Central Florida. Orange County’s second-largest city is the only community


Register your child, age 4-13, for City of Apopka’s Fall Recreation Soccer League before August 24, 2014. Click here for registration page.

Apopka Chamber Seeking President

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership-based organization representing over 540 businesses of all sizes and industries. Our mission is to be a catalyst of success for

New video shows panic after fatal shooting in front of Altamonte Best Buy

New surveillance video shows the panic that erupted after a drug-related shootout in the middle of one of Central Florida’s busiest roadways. Investigators said two brothers executed a man in

Attorneys, law firms line up to represent Apopka

Five Central Florida law firms and two lawyers beat Friday’s deadline to apply for legal adviser of Apopka, a position that opened last month when the mayor’s choice resigned amid

Lake Brantley Alum Comes Home to play with Rays

When the Tigers acquired long time Rays pitcher David Price at the trade deadline two days ago in a three team deal, the Mariners sent infielder Nick Franklin to Tampa

Apopka’s CAO severance pay doubles other cities, despite state law cap

WFTV uncovered more details about generous contracts for Apopka city employees. In Mayor John Land’s final hours in office he gave nine employees 20 weeks of severance pay and the

City pool, more firefighters on Apopka’s wish list Budget

Apopka’s “wish-list” budget, unveiled Wednesday, includes $1.2 million for a community pool and $1.6 million to staff and equip a planned fire house. But those luxuries are not likely to