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Former Ocala City Manager Dies While Surfing In New Smyrna Beach

Former Ocala City Manager Dies While Surfing In New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A former city manager for Ocala is dead after suffering an apparent heart attack while surfing in New Smyrna Beach. Volusia County Beach Safety & Ocean Rescue says 56-year-old Paul Nugent – now a New Smyrna Beach resident – had to be taken ashore by friends along the 600 block […]

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DBPD: Drunk Daytona Woman Threatened Infant

DBPD: Drunk Daytona Woman Threatened Infant

Daytona Beach, FL-A woman described by police as “highly intoxicated” was taken into custody after Daytona Beach police say she was running and screaming in the street and threatening her infant.  She said she had a knife, but it turned out she didn’t. 28-year-old Santina McClendon was taken into custody on a Baker Act. The […]

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Meth Lab Bust At Sunshine Inn In Daytona Beach

Meth Lab Bust At Sunshine Inn In Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL-Two people face a laundry list of charges after police in Daytona Beach busted them with a meth lab at the Sunshine Inn Monday. Police charged 36-year-old Geannine Gieger and 40-year-old Billy Lawman. Police confiscated about 200 grams of what’s described as methamphetamine, both oil and finished product and under 20 grams of […]

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Meeting Postponed Over Holly Hill’s Move To Toughen Code Enforcement

Meeting Postponed Over Holly Hill’s Move To Toughen Code Enforcement

Volusia County, FL-A meeting between Volusia County Manager Jim Dinneen and Holly Hill City Manager Jim McCroskey set for Tuesday has been rescheduled to Monday, April 21 at 2pm. That discussion at that public meeting will be about Holly Hill’s proposal to place non-ad valorem assessments for code abatement and remedy on city property tax […]

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Daytona Beach Shores Officer Helps Firefighters Win At Guns N’ Hoses Event

Daytona Beach Shores Officer Helps Firefighters Win At Guns N’ Hoses Event

Daytona Beach Shores, FL-It wasn’t your usual patrol for a Daytona Beach Shores police officer who represented the department during a boxing event Saturday night. Officer Jordan Duffy took part in the 16th annual Guns N’ Hoses Fight Night at the Jacksonville Veterans’ Memorial Arena. The boxing event matches fighters from Florida police and fire departments. […]

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Orlando Man Bitten By Shark In New Smyrna Beach

Orlando Man Bitten By Shark In New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach, FL-A 25-year-old surfer was bitten on the foot today by a shark in New Smyrna Beach. The bite was a minor laceration and he was not transported. The bite happened just before 10am.   2014 Southern Stone Communications Copyright

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VCSO To Honor More Than 200 Volunteers

VCSO To Honor More Than 200 Volunteers

Daytona Beach Shores, FL-Volunteerism is one of the many things that make this country great. And that volunteer spirit is alive and well at the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, where approximately 215 residents volunteer their time in service to law enforcement and the citizens of Volusia County. They work in virtually every area of the Sheriff’s […]

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Local Jewish Residents Celebrate Passover This Evening

Local Jewish Residents Celebrate Passover This Evening

Tonight at sundown marks the beginning of the first night of passover, the holiday where the Jewish people were freed from slavery thousands of years ago from the Egyptians by God’s hand, according to the old testament.  Hundreds of local Jewish residents will be celebrating the traditional seder this evening at The Chabad Lubavitch location […]

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Create A Plan & Practice Fire Safety For Babies And Toddlers

Create A Plan & Practice Fire Safety For Babies And Toddlers

Children under age 5 are twice as likely as the rest of us to die in a fire. Each year, thousands of children are injured or killed in home fires, and 40 percent of them are under age five. To help protect babies and toddlers from the devastating effects of fire, the United States Fire […]

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Volusia Deputy Earns Florida Victim Service Award

Volusia Deputy Earns Florida Victim Service Award

Morris Froscher, a patrol deputy with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office who routinely goes above and beyond the normal call of duty to assist and support victims, was honored Wednesday in Tallahassee with a victim services award. Froscher was among six recipients of the annual Distinguished Victim Services Awards that were presented by Florida Attorney […]

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All Children’s Playground Re-Opening In Port Orange

All Children’s Playground Re-Opening In Port Orange

Port Orange, FL – Port Orange is holding a re-opening ceremony for the All Children’s Playground at All Children’s Park. Around $230,000 worth of new features will be on display in a ceremony at 5:30pm Thursday at the playground location on 5959 South Spruce Creek Road. Among the new items kids will be able to […]

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Local Law Enforcement Joins National Effort Against Drivers Who Text

Local Law Enforcement Joins National Effort Against Drivers Who Text

Volusia County, FL – Various local law enforcement agencies are participating in a national crackdown starting Thursday against those who text while driving. From April 10th through the 15th, the United States Department of Transportation is sponsoring the nationwide “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” enforcement campaign. USDOT says the campaign will feature periods of […]

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Ormond Beach Police Charge Man In Series Of Home Break-ins

Ormond Beach Police Charge Man In Series Of Home Break-ins

Ormond Beach, FL-Police in Ormond Beach say a suspect in a string of home break-ins ditched stolen stuff in a Holly Hill canal if he couldn’t sell it, trade it or use it. Those items have been pulled out of the canal for identification by the victims. Police charging 33-year-old Daniel Faulk with felony counts […]

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Ormond Beach PD: Man Tried To Rent Home He Didn’t Own

Ormond Beach PD: Man Tried To Rent Home He Didn’t Own

Ormond Beach, FL – A 34-year-old DeBary man faces burglary and petit theft charges after he allegedly used the Internet to rent a house he didn’t own or have the authority to rent. Raymond Oliver (picture courtesy Volusia County Jail) of Goddard Drive is free on $2,000 bond following his arrest late Friday afternoon by […]

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Dead Man Found In Wooded Area In South Daytona

Dead Man Found In Wooded Area In South Daytona

South Daytona, FL – Officers have taped off a wooded area in South Daytona after a man was found dead there near the railroad tracks. The South Daytona Police Department says the body was found around 11:30am Monday by a homeless man on the 2500 block of Carmen Drive, near the Bristol Bay Condominiums. That […]

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SR 44 Closed For Over 6 Hours Following Semi Vs. Truck Wreck

SR 44 Closed For Over 6 Hours Following Semi Vs. Truck Wreck

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Traffic was snarled for over 6 hours in New Smyrna Beach after an early morning accident between a semi truck and a vehicle on State Road 44. The New Smyrna Beach Police Department says the accident happened around 530am Monday just east of Sugar Mill Drive, near Interstate 95. NSBPD […]

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US Senator Bill Nelson To Appear At Ocean Center Event

US Senator Bill Nelson To Appear At Ocean Center Event

Daytona Beach, FL-US Senator Bill Nelson will speak at a Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce event later this month. The organization says Nelson will speak at a luncheon event April 23 at the Ocean Center. Jim Cameron, Senior VP of Government Relations at the Daytona Chamber stated, “Senator Nelson will update our community on a number […]

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Gas Prices Up For The 20th Straight Day Sunday

Gas Prices Up For The 20th Straight Day Sunday

Daytona Beach, FL-The steady march up of the price of gas at the pump hit 20 days in a a row Sunday according to AAA’s fuel report.  The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded self-serve at the pump now at it’s highest since last July-$3.64. In Florida, the average for that same gallon […]

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