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Team Volusia Adds Teledyne As Executive Level Investor

Team Volusia Adds Teledyne As Executive Level Investor

Volusia County, FL-Team Volusia has it’s fifteenth new Executive Committee level board member and it’s Teledyne Oil & Gas. Team Volusia announcing the company joins it’s highest Board of Directors designation. That is a $25,000 Executive Investor level. Teledyne Oil & Gas has over 400 employees in its Daytona Beach facility, which serves as the […]

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ISC, DIS, NASCAR Employees Mark Earth Day With Tree Planting

ISC, DIS, NASCAR Employees Mark Earth Day With Tree Planting

Daytona Beach, FL-Marking the celebration of Earth Day, employees of DIS, ISC and NASCAR planted trees at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center today. The planting is part of NASCAR clean air programs. 35 trees were planted and 35 more will be donated and delivered to North Street Park in Daytona Beach. Approximately 30 […]

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Two Volusia Schools Report FCAT Server Issues

Two Volusia Schools Report FCAT Server Issues

Volusia County, FL-Only two schools in Volusia County have reported issues with the FCAT server being experienced in public schools in other Central Florida counties. The issue is with the FCAT Pearson server. Some county school systems had suspended testing. Those did not include Volusia County. Volusia County Schools spokeswoman Nancy Wait says one school […]

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Area Single Family Homes Sales Numbers Up Sharply This March Over Last Year

Area Single Family Homes Sales Numbers Up Sharply This March Over Last Year

Daytona Beach, FL-Some encouraging numbers in March of this year for sales  and sale prices of single family homes in the Daytona Beach area. New MLS numbers show 358 single family home sales in March of this year compared to a year ago when the number was 332 sales. The median sale price in March […]

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Bald White Man Wanted In Port Orange Bank Robbery

Bald White Man Wanted In Port Orange Bank Robbery

Port Orange, FL – Police are trying to find a white man with no hair who robbed a Port Orange bank Monday afternoon. The Port Orange Police Department says they were called out around 4pm to the TD Bank location at 1101 Dunlawton Avenue. Bank workers told POPD the man walked up to a teller […]

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VCSO: No Charges On Wife Who Shot & Killed Husband Easter Morning

VCSO: No Charges On Wife Who Shot & Killed Husband Easter Morning

Ormond By The Sea, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says they won’t file criminal charges at this time against the woman who shot and killed her husband in their Ormond By The Sea home. 55-year-old Sanford Olsen was found dead by deputies just before 3am Easter morning at his Seabreeze Drive residence. Olson’s […]

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Thousands Gather In Daytona For Annual Easter Beach Run

Thousands Gather In Daytona For Annual Easter Beach Run

Daytona Beach, FL – An Easter tradition is alive and well in Daytona Beach. Daytona Beach firefighters were in full gear on the sand Saturday morning, joining thousands of others in the 47th annual Easter Beach Run at the Daytona Beach Pier. “This is Daytona Beach Fire Department’s way of bringing awareness to the profession […]

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‘Feed A Mouth, Get A Tree, Grow A Community’ At Palm Coast Arbor Day

‘Feed A Mouth, Get A Tree, Grow A Community’ At Palm Coast Arbor Day

Palm Coast, FL – Palm Coast’s love of trees and commitment to environmental sustainability will be celebrated at Arbor Day 2014 on Saturday, May 3 – a day-long event featuring a tree give-away, butterfly release and tent, food drive, pet food drive, run/walk, exhibits and fun activities for all ages. Arbor Day 2014 will be 9 a.m. to […]

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Turtle Day Set To Celebrate Sea Turtle & Seabird Rehabilitation

Turtle Day Set To Celebrate Sea Turtle & Seabird Rehabilitation

Ponce Inlet, FL – Get acquainted with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 12th annual Turtle Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. Attendees can meet glove-trained birds of prey and get their hands wet in the 14,000-gallon stingray touch […]

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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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DeLand Police Looking For Gun-Toting Men Behind Publix Robberies

DeLand Police Looking For Gun-Toting Men Behind Publix Robberies

DeLand, FL – Authorities are looking for help in finding the men who robbed a DeLand Publix and possibly 2 others in Orange County. The DeLand Police Department released 2 security videos on Monday from the Publix location on South Woodland Boulevard. Both are posted in this article. DeLand PD says the video shows 2 […]

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AAA: Daytona Beach Gas Prices Show Signs Of Peaking

AAA: Daytona Beach Gas Prices Show Signs Of Peaking

Daytona Beach, FL – For the last month or so, the average gas price in Florida has climbed up every single day, but there’s now signs it could be slowing down. AAA’s latest Daily Fuel Gauge Report says the average gas price in the Sunshine State didn’t increase a cent over the weekend after 26 […]

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County Council Thinking Of Sales Tax Increase & Property Tax Decrease

County Council Thinking Of Sales Tax Increase & Property Tax Decrease

Daytona Beach, FL – At least some members of the Volusia County Council are weighing a possible move that would add an additional cent in sales tax county-wide while cutting down property taxes for county residents. District 2 Representative Josh Wagner is leading the charge after he brought the idea up during the strategic planning […]

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DBPD: Teenagers Took SUV After Attacking Woman With Rock

DBPD: Teenagers Took SUV After Attacking Woman With Rock

Daytona Beach, FL – An 18-year-old Daytona Beach man and his 16-year-old girlfriend are cuffed and booked after police say they teamed up to attack a 70-year-old woman in her mobile home and take her SUV. Markeise Favors (picture courtesy Volusia County Jail) was arrested around 8pm Sunday near his home on Jean Street. The […]

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Daytona Beach Realtor Charged With Abusing Girlfriend At Hotel Bar

Daytona Beach Realtor Charged With Abusing Girlfriend At Hotel Bar

Daytona Beach, FL – A prominent Daytona Beach realtor is jailed after police say he threw a wine glass at his girlfriend while drinking at a bar at the Daytona Beach Hilton. 47-year-old Aswinder P. Suri (picture courtesy Volusia County Jail) is held without bond following his arrest at 1:09am Sunday on aggravated battery charges […]

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Daytona Rising Worker In Hospital After Head Trapped In Grandstands

Daytona Rising Worker In Hospital After Head Trapped In Grandstands

Daytona Beach, FL – A Daytona Rising construction worker is in serious but stable condition at Halifax Health Medical Center after he got his head trapped 94 feet above ground. The Daytona Beach Fire Department says they were called out to Daytona International Speedway just before 8am Saturday to help the victim, a 43-year-old man […]

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