Lake Apopka News

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/30/2021
BoatUS News
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., – A bill that aims to both address the continuing vessel anchoring challenges facing some Florida counties while balancing the needs of responsible vessel operators became law yesterday with the signing of FL S.B. 1946 by Gov. Ron DeSantis. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS)…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
CLEWISTON, Fla., April 21, 2021 – In January, TowBoatUS Lake Allatoona, Georgia, was awarded “Tower of the Year” at the annual gathering of the nationwide TowBoatUS on-water towing and assistance fleet. Today, the company’s owner, Capt. Chris Day, is growing his 24-hour service that helps boaters…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/3/2020 12:20:44 PM
Washington Post on MSN.com
The Miami-based multidisciplinary artist spent her first five years in Jamaica, a heritage that roots her work. Yet the six videos in her online show contemplate Venus, Mars, Saturn and various moons, ...

10/30/2020 2:16:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
No one knows what Tuesday’s election results will hold, but if the last 10-years are any guide, Central Florida voters can count on at least one certainty: a changing political map across the region ...

10/26/2020 3:42:00 PM
WESH
RAIN NEAR FORT MYERS. WE THINK WE WILL SEE AN UPTICK IN RAIN TOMORROW AFTERNOON. WE HAVE HAD SPOTTY SHOWERS NEAR LAKE APOPKA. LOOKING AT THE TEMPERATURES OUTSIDE, LOW 80’S AT THE BEACHES. LOW TO MID ...

10/25/2020 10:48:00 PM
WFTV
In the days, weeks and months after the shootout at July Perry’s home, the land would be theirs no more. In the span of a decade, 253 Black residents of Ocoee disappeared from the city. They left ...

10/25/2020 10:32:00 PM
WFTV
No high-rises downtown. No tourist attractions. But the region, especially the area around Lake Apopka, was a booming agricultural hotspot, filled with fruit of opportunity. Many Black people ...

10/25/2020 10:27:00 PM
WFTV
One of those settlers was a man named J.D. Starke. He arrived with 23 slaves. Attracted by Lake Apopka, he settled along what would become Starke Lake. Starke joined the Confederate Army and returned ...

10/23/2020 1:17:00 PM
GrowthSpotter
The homebuilder typically buys plat-ready lots, but one David Weekley manager says the company is pursuing more self-development options like this one.

10/21/2020 5:00:00 PM
The Business Journals
Inc. Samuel Davis Jr., Lake Apopka Natural Gas District Ron Davoli, Wharton-Smith Inc. Shari Dingle Costantini, Avant Healthcare Professionals ...

10/20/2020 5:00:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is open and safe for families to visit while social distancing and enjoying nature from their own cars. Get some wildlife photography tips from veteran photographer Red ...

10/20/2020 5:22:00 AM
Daily Commercial
The race for Seat 3 on the Clermont City County pits incumbent Diane Travis against Tim Murry. To get a better understanding of the candidates, the Daily Commercial sent a questionnaire to each asking ...

10/19/2020 2:30:00 PM
The Business Journals
Congratulations to Samuel Davis Jr., a 2020 #OBJCEOsoftheYear honoree! What's a career accomplishment that made you most proud in the last year? @Lake-Apopka-Natural-Gas-District @APGA @WellsFargo #na ...

10/18/2020 11:12:00 AM
The St. Augustine Record
My vision for St. Johns County is to plan for smart growth in a way that maintains our exceptional quality of life. This includes planning for and providing sufficient infrastructure for new ...

10/10/2020 1:45:00 PM
Slate
Down one point at the end of Friday’s Game 5, they had the ball and 16.8 seconds to engineer a dramatic, Finals-winning play. LeBron James drove to the basket, but his drive into the lane was thwarted ...

10/8/2020 7:53:00 AM
Odessa American
Working with Aquaticus Plants, a nursery specializing in marine vegetation, AquaTech will install more than 120,000 aquatic plants in Lake Apopka during the course of the next 12 months.

10/8/2020 7:17:00 AM
The Register-Herald
Working with Aquaticus Plants, a nursery specializing in marine vegetation, AquaTech will install more than 120,000 aquatic plants in Lake Apopka during the course of the next 12 months.

10/8/2020 6:37:00 AM
Business Wire
Working with Aquaticus Plants, a nursery specializing in marine vegetation, AquaTech will install more than 120,000 aquatic plants in Lake Apopka during the course of the next 12 months.

10/8/2020 6:35:00 AM
YAHOO!
Yamaha Rightwaters helped secure a new F200 four-stroke outboard for AquaTech Eco Consultants. The organization uses the outboard to power its 24-foot Carolina Skiff® during habitat restoration ...

10/8/2020 6:34:00 AM
Digital Journal
Working with Aquaticus Plants, a nursery specializing in marine vegetation, AquaTech will install more than 120,000 aquatic plants in Lake Apopka during the course of the next 12 months.

10/1/2020 5:00:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
During my first adventure race, I rode 33 miles along Lake Apopka's north shore in search of checkpoints on a big scavenger hunt complete with scrapes and soaked clothes. Here's what happened.

9/29/2020 3:05:00 AM
Forbes
With kids doing remote schooling and deals abounding, this might be the best time to go on a vacation to the Theme Park Capital of the World.

9/25/2020 3:14:00 AM
Yahoo! News
Competitors can take to the course solo or with a team. I tried my first event on Lake Apopka’s north shore alone, and there are certainly times I wished I had company to provide a second opinion or ...

9/25/2020 3:03:28 AM
Orlando Sentinel on MSN.com
During my first adventure race, I rode 33 miles along Lake Apopka's north shore in search of checkpoints on a big scavenger hunt complete with scrapes and soaked clothes. Here's what happened.

9/25/2020 2:03:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Competitors can take to the course solo or with a team. I tried my first event on Lake Apopka’s north shore alone, and there are certainly times I wished I had company to provide a second ...

9/20/2020 10:20:00 AM
News4Jax
Mark Johnson, 61, has lived his entire life around alligators so he was so surprised when one tried to grab him and drag him into a canal behind his southeastern Port St. Lucie home.

9/20/2020 12:50:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
near Lake Apopka. “This was scary. I was cussing the gator out saying, ‘You’re not going to get me into the water.’” Johnson was walking at about 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13 along a canal with ...

9/20/2020 12:27:00 AM
Washington Times
near Lake Apopka. “This was scary. I was cussing the gator out saying, ‘You’re not going to get me into the water.’” TOP STORIES McConnell's vow on Trump's Supreme Court nominee faces ...

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