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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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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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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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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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1,300+ Runners Expected At Tomoka Marathon

1,300+ Runners Expected At Tomoka Marathon

Ormond Beach, FL- In its second year, the Live Your Life Well® Tomoka Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K presented by Halifax Health is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.  This multi-distance running event offers a one-of-a-kind scenic route that takes runners through natural and historic Florida via a beautiful course that includes Tomoka State Park.  The route, affectionately known as The Tomoka Loop, […]

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Sr. Commander Jeff Hoffman Promoted To Flagler County Chief Deputy

Sr. Commander Jeff Hoffman Promoted To Flagler County Chief Deputy

  Flagler County, FL- Sheriff James L. Manfre announced Thursday morning that Senior Commander Jeff Hoffman has been promoted to the position of Chief Deputy effective April 15, 2015. The promotion follows the recent announcement that Undersheriff Rick Staly will retire next month. “Sr. Commander Hoffman has been an asset to the agency and to […]

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David Mustin Foundation Makes Donation For Ormond Beach Police Athletic League

David Mustin Foundation Makes Donation For Ormond Beach Police Athletic League

  Ormond Beach, FL- On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 the Ormond Beach Police Athletic League (OBPAL) was presented a donation of $1200.00 to support O.B.P.A.L. programs by the David Mustin Foundation. In May 1990, David Mustin became paralyzed due to a football injury at Seabreeze High School. Through the support of friends, family and community; […]

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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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BCU Shooting Suspect Bonds Out Of Volusia County Jail

BCU Shooting Suspect Bonds Out Of Volusia County Jail

Daytona Beach, FL – The man arrested earlier this week in last month’s shooting at Bethune-Cookman University bails his way out of jail. Ladell M. Pleasure – a 21-year-old BCU student who’s originally from Miami – posted $27,500 and left Volusia County Jail after facing a judge on Thursday. Under the terms of his bond, […]

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Neighbor Chases Burglar, Leads Deputies To Suspect In DeLand

Neighbor Chases Burglar, Leads Deputies To Suspect In DeLand

DeLand. FL-A neighbor who chased a burglar out of a woman’s house near DeLand ended up leading deputies right to the suspect’s hiding place. Volusia County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Andrew Gant says the woman came home Thursday afternoon to find a man in her bedroom. The home is at 2450 Princeton Road. She tried to […]

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Flying Fortress Stars At “Wings Over Flagler”

Flying Fortress Stars At “Wings Over Flagler”

Flagler County, FL-“Wings Over Flagler Rockin The Runways” begins today and runs through Sunday. Among the big draws for the weekend air show is a B-17 Flying Fortress. That plane was one of the key aircraft to the Allied victory in WWII. The plane at the weekend event was never flown in the war and […]

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Edgewater Teen Dies In I-95 SB Crash In New Smyrna Beach

Edgewater Teen Dies In I-95 SB Crash In New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Troopers are investigating a fatal crash that happened early today on I-95 SB in New Smyrna Beach. 17-year-old Brianna Nelson of Edgewater died in the accident that happened just after 1 AM. FHP PIO Sgt. Kim Montes says Nelson was driving just north of SR 44 and left the roadway […]

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