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Longtime Stetson Coach To Be Inducted Into College Hall Of Fame

Longtime Stetson Coach To Be Inducted Into College Hall Of Fame

Kansas City, MO – Longtime Stetson Hatters basketball coach Glenn Wilkes is going into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Wilkes will be inducted with 7 others – including longtime National Basketball Association stars Shaquille O’Neal and Grant Hill – in a ceremony Sunday at the Arvest Bank Theatre in Kansas City. During his […]

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3rd McDonald’s Employee Arrested In Scheme To Rob Restaurant

3rd McDonald’s Employee Arrested In Scheme To Rob Restaurant

Ormond Beach, FL – Authorities have arrested another McDonald’s employee for plotting to rob the store she worked at earlier this month. 18-year-old Emily Huber is held on $20,000 bond at the Volusia County Jail on a principal to robbery with a firearm charge following her arrest on Thursday. Ormond Beach police say she worked […]

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Grandma Wants Money For Role In Desert Inn Child Porn Case

Grandma Wants Money For Role In Desert Inn Child Porn Case

Daytona Beach, FL – The grandmother whose tip led to the eventual arrest and conviction of the Desert Inn’s owner on child porn charges wants a piece of the money being split by law enforcement for cracking that case. Jane Lee says neither she nor her grandson have ever been compensated for their role in […]

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SunRail Asking Users About Night & Weekend Service

SunRail Asking Users About Night & Weekend Service

Orlando, FL – The Florida Department of Transportation is conducting a survey which could be pivotal to SunRail eventually operating on nights and weekends. That survey – which is a page long and you can see in its entirety by clicking here – is currently underway and forms are being accepted until December 5th. FDOT has […]

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Volusia County Fair Falls Short Of Attendance Record

Volusia County Fair Falls Short Of Attendance Record

DeLand, FL – A couple of rainy days likely prevented this year’s Volusia County Fair & Youth Show from setting a new attendance record. Fair officials say around 183,000 people attended the 70th annual edition, which ran from November 6th to the 16th. That’s the 2nd highest attendance on record, around 5,000 short of the […]

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Daytona State College Will Search For A New President

Daytona State College Will Search For A New President

Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona State College is officially on the hunt for a new leader. DSC President Carol Eaton’s brief tenure as the head of the college is coming to an end  next August after the school’s Board of Trustees voted to not renew her contract. The Daytona State BOT voted 8-1 against a […]

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New Paved Trail Officially Opens In New Smyrna Beach

New Paved Trail Officially Opens In New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Jim Hathaway cut his first ceremonial ribbon as mayor on Friday when New Smyrna Beach officially opened its new multi-use trail. The brief ceremony began at 9:30am at the eastern trailhead on West Pine Avenue and various members of the Volusia County Council were in attendance. The paved trail – […]

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Palm Coast Offers Thanksgiving Break Camps For Kids

Palm Coast Offers Thanksgiving Break Camps For Kids

Palm Coast, FL – Looking for a fun way for your children to spend their Thanksgiving Break? The City of Palm Coast is offering its Thanksgiving Break Camp from Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 24-26, and its Junior Thanksgiving Mini Tennis Camp on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 24-25. Registration for both camps is now under way! […]

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Marine Enhancement Center Unveiling New Features

Marine Enhancement Center Unveiling New Features

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A ribbon-cutting will be held Tuesday morning to officially unveil various new features at the Mosquito Lagoon Marine Enhancement Center. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold a ribbon-cutting for MEC’s new marsh plant nursery, kayak launch and shoreline education area at 10am Tuesday at 520 Barracuda Boulevard. […]

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Holiday Movies On The Halifax

Holiday Movies On The Halifax

Ormond Beach, FL – On Friday, December 12th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., the City’s Leisure Services Department and The Casements Guild will present “Polar Express” in Rockefeller Gardens. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and come out and enjoy the movie with your friends and family!  Refreshments for purchase will be available. Moving Rating:  “Polar […]

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Boaters Urged To Use Caution As Manatee Migration Begins

Boaters Urged To Use Caution As Manatee Migration Begins

Daytona Beach, FL – Boaters throughout Florida are being cautioned to look out for manatees as they make their annual migration towards warmer waters. Florida’s seasonal manatee protection zones went into effect this weekend as part of Manatee Awareness Month. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission encourages boaters to help protect migrating manatees by […]

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Doliner Food Bank In Ormond Beach Needs Thanksgiving Donations

Doliner Food Bank In Ormond Beach Needs Thanksgiving Donations

Daytona Beach, FL – A local food bank is looking for your help in providing at least 300 needy families with the turkeys and other things they need to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday properly. The Jerry Doliner Food Bank – run by the Jewish Federation of Volusia & Flagler – says they are in […]

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Volusia & Flagler Unemployment Falls For 4th Straight Month

Volusia & Flagler Unemployment Falls For 4th Straight Month

Daytona Beach, FL – For the 4th straight month, the latest unemployment numbers show a move in the right direction for both Volusia and Flagler counties. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity reported on Friday that Volusia’s unemployment rate for October 2014 was 5.7% percent, while Flagler’s was 8.2%. Both counties went down 1/5th of […]

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OBPD: Man Found Asleep In Woods With Meth Bottle In Hand

OBPD: Man Found Asleep In Woods With Meth Bottle In Hand

Ormond Beach, FL – A 42-year-old homeless man is throw into Volusia County Jail after officers find him asleep in the woods with a bottle in his hand that they think he was using to make methamphetamine. Vann Erwin Helms was arrested just before 5am Friday in a wooded area behind the Diva Salon at […]

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South Daytona Man Gets Life In Prison For Killing Wife

South Daytona Man Gets Life In Prison For Killing Wife

South Daytona, FL – A South Daytona man who told police he might’ve beaten and killed his wife while blacked out is sentenced to life in prison for her murder. 39-year-old Christopher R. Haag learned his fate from 7th Circuit Judge Leah Case during a sentencing hearing on Friday morning in the death of 45-year-old […]

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3 Charged In Attempted Armed Robbery & Beating On Beachside

3 Charged In Attempted Armed Robbery & Beating On Beachside

Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach police have charged three men in an early morning attempted armed robbery and beating on beachside. Police were called to the area of Wild Olive and Seabreeze Blvd. around 2am Friday for reports of a battery. They found two bloodied men sitting on the patio of the Hooka Pub. […]

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Fire At Vacant New Smyrna Beach Home Under Investigation

Fire At Vacant New Smyrna Beach Home Under Investigation

New Smyrna Beach, FL-Fire crews responded early today to a fire at a vacant home at 625 St. Andrews Circle in the Sugar Mill neighborhood. A neighbor out walking his dog reported the fire. Crews found most of the fire on the rear porch area. The cause of the fire is under investigation. County fire […]

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Paving Means Lanes Closed On SR 40 In Ormond Beach

Paving Means Lanes Closed On SR 40 In Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach, FL-Paving along a stretch of SR 40 in Ormond Beach will have single lanes closed over a few days beginning Saturday, November 22. FDOT says the contractor will be doing the daytime closures impacting eastbound and westbound lanes between Tymber Creek Road and the I-95 overpass. The closures will happen between 7am and […]

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