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Volusia County Schools Declares Impasse With AFSCME

Volusia County Schools Declares Impasse With AFSCME

DeLand, FL – It’s safe to say that contract negotiations between Volusia County Schools and its 3 workers’ unions aren’t going well. 2 weeks after reaching a tentative agreement on a 2-year deal with the local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the school district declared impasse in those negotiations […]

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Edgewater Man Booked For Setting Up Sex Meeting With Girl

Edgewater Man Booked For Setting Up Sex Meeting With Girl

Daytona Beach, FL – An Edgewater man ends up behind bars after police say he promised candy to an underage girl in exchange for sex. 49-year-old Paul A. Canales was arrested in an undisclosed part of Daytona Beach around 9:20 AM Thursday as part of an undercover sex operation, according to the city’s Police Department. […]

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Driver OK After Scooter Catches Fire Near Yacht Club

Driver OK After Scooter Catches Fire Near Yacht Club

Daytona Beach, FL – No injuries are reported after a scooter caught fire while its driver was riding down Ballough Road. The Daytona Beach Fire Department says firefighters were called out to the scene in front of the Sunset Harbor Yacht Club around 2:40 PM Thursday. DBFD spokeswoman Sasha Staton says the driver of the […]

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Complaints Against Flagler County Attorney Dismissed By Bar

Complaints Against Flagler County Attorney Dismissed By Bar

Bunnell, FL – Flagler County Attorney Al Hadeed is cleared by the Florida Bar in a grievance filed against him by former Supervisor of Elections Kimberle Weeks. The 7th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee dismissed Weeks’ complaint against Hadeed as well as another one filed against Hadeed by Flagler resident John Ruffalo, saying that there was […]

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Suspect Sought After Car Crashes Into South Daytona Apartment

Suspect Sought After Car Crashes Into South Daytona Apartment

South Daytona, FL – Officers are trying to find a man who fled the scene after crashing a rental car into an apartment. The South Daytona Police Department says it happened around 11:30 PM Wednesday at the River Golf Townhomes on 1600 South Palmetto Avenue. SDPD Chief Ron Wright says a black 2016 Chevy Impala […]

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Volusia County Economic Report Shows 2015 Ends Strong

Volusia County Economic Report Shows 2015 Ends Strong

DeLand, FL – Economic experts think unemployment will keep falling and construction – especially for homes – will keep growing in Volusia County now that 2015 has turned into 2016. The latest Volusia County quarterly economic report shows overall unemployment at 5.1% for the 4th quarter of 2015, a full percentage point under the same […]

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Legends Beach Parade This Weekend In Ponce Inlet

Legends Beach Parade This Weekend In Ponce Inlet

Daytona Beach, FL – In addition to the roar at the race track this Speedweeks 2016, race fans can marvel at some of the legends of racing during the 5th annual Historic North Turn Legends Beach Parade. The parade begins at 3:30 PM on February 13th (Saturday) in Ponce Inlet near the Racing’s North Turn […]

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Flagler Beach PD Wants To Warn You About Tax Season Scams

Flagler Beach PD Wants To Warn You About Tax Season Scams

Flagler Beach, FL- The Flagler Beach Police Department is providing this awareness announcement in an effort to alert citizens in our community of phone scams associated with the upcoming tax season. Captain Matt Doughney advises that “there are those members of society that will attempt to swindle, threaten or coerce you in order to take […]

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Federal Flood Zone Changes Will Affect NSB Properties

Federal Flood Zone Changes Will Affect NSB Properties

New Smyrna Beach, FL- Many New Smyrna Beach properties will be required to carry flood insurance if proposed floodplain maps are adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To ensure property owners are aware of the change to flood zone maps, the City of New Smyrna Beach is encouraging property owners to attend an informational […]

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Enjoy The World’s Most Famous Beach With Your Dog At The 6th Annual Mutt Strutt

Enjoy The World’s Most Famous Beach With Your Dog At The 6th Annual Mutt Strutt

Daytona Beach, FL – Sprint to the sand to enjoy the one-time only opportunity to bring your canine companion onto “The World’s Most Famous Beach!”  This special occasion is only available to those who join Halifax Humane Society at the 6th Annual Mutt Strutt 5K on Saturday, April 2, 2016.  The 5K Fun Run/Walk takes off at 9:00am, […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates DIS With Pure Silver Medallion

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates DIS With Pure Silver Medallion

Daytona Beach, FL– To celebrate the opening of the newly renovated “World Center of Racing” which recently hosted the Rolex 24 At Daytona, racing fans everywhere can now purchase a ½ oz., 99.99% pure silver medallion, finely crafted by the Royal Canadian Mint, by which to remember the “re-imagined” Daytona International Speedway. The modernized track, featuring […]

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New Career Community Portal Helps Businesses Connect With High School Talent

New Career Community Portal Helps Businesses Connect With High School Talent

Daytona Beach, FL– CareerSource Flagler Volusia and Flagler and Volusia County Schoolslaunched a new Career Community Portal to help businesses connect with high school talent. The portal link is available at: www.CareerSourceFV.com/Career-Community-Portal. The portal is available at no cost to businesses, educators, and students. Through the Career Community Portal businesses will be able to connect with high school […]

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Nurse’s Assistant Arrested For Assaulting Dementia Patient

Nurse’s Assistant Arrested For Assaulting Dementia Patient

Deltona, FL – A 74-year-old woman is out of a job after deputies say she assaulted a dementia patient under her care last November. Marthe Alonzeau allegedly punched the man because he was trying to leave the Deltona Health Care Center. Alonzeau was arrested on Tuesday on an elderly abuse charge and has since left […]

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Florida Hospital Opens New Entrance At Daytona Int’l Speedway

Florida Hospital Opens New Entrance At Daytona Int’l Speedway

Daytona Beach, FL – Race fans who visit Daytona International Speedway may get a peaceful feeling if they opt to enter the newly renovated stadium through its most western entrance. A cold and blustery morning didn’t prevent over 100 people from seeing Florida Hospital cut the ribbon on its new “injector” Wednesday morning. The Florida […]

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Bunnell Man Tasered & Arrested In Home Break-In Attempt

Bunnell Man Tasered & Arrested In Home Break-In Attempt

Bunnell, FL – A 29-year-old Bunnell man is held on $91,000 bond after deputies say he had to be brought down with a Taser when he tried to break into a home and threatened to kill another man. Grant D. Gieger was arrested around 11:45 PM Tuesday after a woman living in the home called […]

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Port Orange Woman Dead After Falling Off Semi In Arkansas

Port Orange Woman Dead After Falling Off Semi In Arkansas

Mulberry, AR – A 55-year-old Port Orange woman is dead after apparently falling from a big rig while traveling through Arkansas. Karol Sheffield died Tuesday on Interstate 40 in Crawford County, according to the Arkansas State Police. That’s in the western part of the Natural State. Officers think Sheffield was trying to secure a door […]

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Suspect Charged In Indecent Exposure On Main Trail Bridge In Ormond Beach

Suspect Charged In Indecent Exposure On Main Trail Bridge In Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach, FL – Police in Ormond Beach say a man suspected in similar incidents in 2012 and 2014 has been arrested for indecent exposure in an incident in the early morning on Monday, February 1. Police say a woman was out jogging around 5 AM when she saw a white male wearing only sneakers […]

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Proposed School Uniform Policy Moves Forward In Volusia

Proposed School Uniform Policy Moves Forward In Volusia

DeLand, FL – Public school students in Volusia County are a step closer towards having to wear uniforms by next school year. Without taking a direct vote on the matter, the Volusia County School Board made no further changes to the proposed uniform policy during Tuesday night’s meeting in DeLand. The policy that will now […]

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