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Halifax Humane Society Sets New Mutt Strut Money Record

Halifax Humane Society Sets New Mutt Strut Money Record

Daytona Beach, FL – A somewhat chilly weekend didn’t stop the Halifax Humane Society from their biggest Mutt Strut haul ever. The non-profit organization reports that they made over $50,000 during last Saturday’s annual 5K run, one that allows runners to bring their dogs for a run on the beach. The event – which starts […]

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News Journal Reporter Arrested For Kicking VCSO Deputy

News Journal Reporter Arrested For Kicking VCSO Deputy

Deltona, FL – A reporter for the Daytona Beach News Journal is arrested for kicking a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office deputy in the stomach while resisting arrest. 24-year-old Anthony R. DeFeo is out of Volusia County Jail following his arrest early Saturday morning on the 3400 block of Courtland Boulevard in Deltona. VCSO sent a […]

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Pierson Toddler Pulled From Bottom Of Pool Dies

Pierson Toddler Pulled From Bottom Of Pool Dies

Pierson, FL – A 2-year-old Pierson boy died 3 days after he was found at the bottom of a swimming pool by family members. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says Sebastian Jones died on Saturday at Florida Hospital South in Orlando. “There is no additional information to report at this time,” said VCSO spokesman Gary […]

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Palm Coast Mom Arrested After Baby Nearly Swallows Cigarette Butt

Palm Coast Mom Arrested After Baby Nearly Swallows Cigarette Butt

Palm Coast, FL – A Palm Coast mother is in custody after deputies say she left her kids at home unattended to go to a bar. 39-year-old Kendra P. Hampton was arrested around 6:45pm Saturday after the youngest of her 3 kids – a 1-year-old – nearly swallowed a cigarette butt, according to a Flagler […]

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City Of New Smyrna Beach Launches Facebook And Twitter Pages

City Of New Smyrna Beach Launches Facebook And Twitter Pages

New Smyrna Beach, FL-New Smyrna Beach is stepping up it’s social media presence and will launch its Facebook and Twitter pages April 1st. City spokeswoman Holly Smith says NSB has had a Facebook presence with the “Waterfront Loop” page, but the current NSB City Commission wanted a more extensive effort. Smith says the accounts will […]

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Gas Prices Jump Here On Mideast Tensions

Gas Prices Jump Here On Mideast Tensions

Daytona Beach, FL-Gas prices at the pump in the Daytona Beach area jumped about 11 cents in one week as oil prices increased over concerns about the Middle East. AAA FL says the average price for a gallon of regular self-serve unleaded at the pump in Daytona Beach was $2.54 Sunday. A week ago that […]

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Community

McDonald’s Partners With The Daytona Beach Police Department

McDonald’s Partners With The Daytona Beach Police Department

Daytona Beach, FL – Mayor Derrick Henry and Chief Michael Chitwood will be working behind the counter; the School Resource Officers will meet and greet the customers and McDonald’s will unveil a display containing information about the Daytona Beach Police Department. With child safety being a priority of Chief Michael J. Chitwood, The Daytona Beach […]

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Public Invited To Meet The Volusia County School Board

Public Invited To Meet The Volusia County School Board

DeLand, FL — The public is invited to meet members of the Volusia County School Board at five good will tours to be held 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. throughout the district, as follows: Tuesday, March 31– Mainland High, 1255 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach Host board member: Ida Wright, district 2 Tuesday, April 7– Pine Ridge […]

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Daytona Beach Library To Honor Jimmy Huger

Daytona Beach Library To Honor Jimmy Huger

Daytona Beach, FL- The Friends of the Library will celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. James Huger Sr. at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Huger, a civil rights trailblazer and pillar of the African-American community, took part in the library’s “Harvesting History” oral history […]

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Flagler County Offers Free Home Security Check To Residents

Flagler County Offers Free Home Security Check To Residents

Bunnell, FL – If you’re a Flagler resident nervous about the security of your home, the county says they can help out for free. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Observer Patrol offers a residential home security service to inspect homes throughout the county and offer security advice. The service – commonly referred to as […]

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Next Movie In The Park For Palm Coast Is Set For April 10th

Next Movie In The Park For Palm Coast Is Set For April 10th

Palm Coast, FL – Palm Coast weather is perfect in April, a great time to enjoy a free family movie under the stars with family and friends. The City’s Parks & Recreation Department will present “Big Hero 6” on the big screen on Friday evening, April 10, at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. The […]

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Make Sense Of Pre-1850 Census Records At Port Orange Library

Make Sense Of Pre-1850 Census Records At Port Orange Library

Port Orange, FL- Genealogist Pamela Cooper will describe the method behind pre-1850 U.S. censuses during a free program at 2 p.m.Thursday, April 16, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. People searching for their family roots are often frustrated by the early census records, which included only the names of free heads of […]

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3 Arrested In Flagler County Following Drug & Child Porn Raids

3 Arrested In Flagler County Following Drug & Child Porn Raids

Palm Coast, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office arrested 3 people on Thursday in 3 separate raids at homes in Bunnell and Palm Coast. 28-year-olds Wiley Raphael Jones and Rudy Emmanuel Hunter were taken into custody by SWAT following raids at 2 different homes on East Booe Street in Bunnell. 18-year-old Paul Kevin Dykes, […]

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New Bridge Deck To Temporarily Close I-4 Eastbound

New Bridge Deck To Temporarily Close I-4 Eastbound

Daytona Beach, FL – A lot of poured concrete will force the temporary closure of part of Interstate 4 in Daytona Beach this weekend. The Florida Department of Transportation plans to shut down I-4 eastbound near US 92/International Speedway Boulevard starting at 9pm Saturday. FDOT officials say the de Moya Group – the company contracted […]

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Child Hit On US 1 As Iron Horse Patrons Rush To The Rescue

Child Hit On US 1 As Iron Horse Patrons Rush To The Rescue

Ormond Beach, FL – Troopers say bystanders at the Iron Horse Saloon tried to stop traffic Friday evening when they saw a toddler wandering toward busy US 1. A car that couldn’t stop in time hit the child who reportedly had minor injuries. The accident happened near the intersection with Nova Road around 6:30 pm. […]

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Former Daytona Commissioner Cleared In Strip Club Incident

Former Daytona Commissioner Cleared In Strip Club Incident

DeLand, FL – A former Daytona Beach City Commissioner is found not guilty of assaulting a strip club bartender by throwing a drink in her face. 39-year-old Carl Lentz IV – who represented Zone 1 on the DBCC until he lost to Ruth Trager in last November’s election – was cleared by a Volusia County […]

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1 Caught & 2 Sought In Destination Daytona Tattoo Artist Attack

1 Caught & 2 Sought In Destination Daytona Tattoo Artist Attack

Ormond Beach, FL – A Pennsylvania man is in custody and 2 more men are sought after deputies say they attacked a tattoo artist near his Destination Daytona shop. 27-year-old Matthew R. Hoggarth of Philadephia is held on $25,000 bond on charges of burglary and armed robbery, according to Volusia County Jail records. The Volusia […]

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Unemployment Keeps On Falling In Volusia & Flagler

Unemployment Keeps On Falling In Volusia & Flagler

Daytona Beach, FL – Unemployment continues to fall in both Volusia and Flagler. The latest report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity shows Volusia’s unemployment rate for February 2015 at 6%, just above the state’s mark of 5.5%. That ties Volusia for 29th amongst all 67 Florida counties, alongside Duval and Jackson. Flagler’s unemployment […]

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