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Federal Grant Money To Hire 14 New Officers In Daytona & DeLand

Federal Grant Money To Hire 14 New Officers In Daytona & DeLand

Daytona Beach, FL – 14 new police officers will soon be hired in the cities of Daytona Beach and DeLand thanks to nearly $1.7 million dollars in federal grant money. The United States Department of Justice announced on Monday that their Office of Community Oriented Policing Services – also known as COPS – handed out […]

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Boat Tour To Assess Flooding Issues On St. Johns River

Boat Tour To Assess Flooding Issues On St. Johns River

Astor, FL – Weather experts and Volusia County officials are going for a ride on a St. Johns River that’s close to going over its banks due to torrential downpours in the past week. Members of Volusia County’s emergency management department will join representatives from the National Weather Service and the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service […]

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Suspects Sought By VCSO In Possible Credit Card Skimming Theft

Suspects Sought By VCSO In Possible Credit Card Skimming Theft

DeBary, FL – Investigators are searching for at least 2 men they think may have used a credit card skimming device to steal over $1,000 dollars from 2 people’s credit card accounts. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office released security video stills on Wednesday of those men, hoping the public can help them identify and find […]

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Port Orange Woman Gets 18 Months For Stealing From Cardiologists

Port Orange Woman Gets 18 Months For Stealing From Cardiologists

Daytona Beach, FL – The wife of a retired Volusia County Beach Safety & Ocean Rescue deputy chief gets 18 months in a state prison for stealing over $300,000 from the cardiology group she used to work for. 57-year-old Sandra L. Futch – formerly the financial manager of the Daytona Heart Group on Clyde Morris […]

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Son Of Daytona Cardiologist Arrested In Online Sex Sting

Son Of Daytona Cardiologist Arrested In Online Sex Sting

Daytona Beach, FL – The 43-year-old son of a Daytona Beach cardiologist is behind bars after police say he used the Internet to try and have sex with a teenage girl. David E. Carley – who is listed as a certified nursing assistant at Cardiology Physicians in Daytona Beach – was arrested around 5pm Tuesday […]

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Former City Manager Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Bunnell

Former City Manager Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Bunnell

Bunnell, FL – A former Bunnell City Manager is suing the city, claiming that one of its commissioners made prejudicial remarks about his Hispanic heritage. Armando Martinez filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that was sent to Bunnell’s officer on September 19th. Martinez alleged that City Commissioner Elbert Tucker showed prejudice […]

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VCSO’s “Coffee With A Cop” Taking Place In DeBary

VCSO’s “Coffee With A Cop” Taking Place In DeBary

DeBary, FL – Chatting with law enforcement officers in a relaxed and informal setting to discuss public safety issues over a hot beverage is what “Coffee With A Cop” is all about. On Thursday, local residents are invited to pull up a chair and grab a cup of coffee with the command staff that heads […]

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Cybersecurity & The Future Of Space Exploration At Embry-Riddle

Cybersecurity & The Future Of Space Exploration At Embry-Riddle

Daytona Beach, FL – Embry-Riddle has two upcoming speaker events that are sure to be of interest to your readers and/ or listeners. On Wednesday, October 8, The President’s Speaker Series Presents a Program on Cybersecurity: Does It Exist?  Find out what happens to your credit when your online identity is stolen. Who is reading your […]

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Learn How To Nourish Your Brain

Learn How To Nourish Your Brain

Deltona, FL – Jill Taufer, a registered dietitian with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will discuss “super foods” at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Super foods, which include blueberries and salmon, provide energy and offer distinct health benefits that nourish the brain. Participants will also learn lifestyle […]

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Volusia County Plans Outdoor Adventures

Volusia County Plans Outdoor Adventures

Volusia County, FL – Get acquainted with Volusia County’s conservation lands during a series of outdoor adventures in October. Upcoming fresh-air events include: ●       St. Johns River paddle: 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3. Paddlers will set out from Lemon Bluff Boat Ramp, 907 Lemon Bluff Road, Osteen. They’ll take a leisurely paddle […]

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NWS Hosting Severe Weather Class In Daytona Beach

NWS Hosting Severe Weather Class In Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL – National Weather Service of Melbourne will be hosting their SKYWARN spotter classes for residents to learn about severe weather, storm spotting, and severe weather safety. There are two classes in Daytona Beach on October 10th at the Volusia County Emergency Operations Center at 3825 Tiger Bay Road. The 10 a.m. class is […]

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“Rockefeller Revisited” Historical Reunion Set At The Casements

“Rockefeller Revisited” Historical Reunion Set At The Casements

  Don’t miss the fifth “Rockefeller Revisited!”  You are invited to a reunion of historical characters on Saturday, October 18th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive. You never know who might show up!  The characters will be in authentic costumes and will share stories of their times with “Neighbor […]

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Manufacturers Showcase Here Shows Off What Local Companies Make

Manufacturers Showcase Here Shows Off What Local Companies Make

Daytona Beeach, FL-It’s not just tourism that makes this area tick is the bottom line message being sent at Thursday’s Manufacturers Showcase in Daytona Beach. This is the Volusia Manufacturing Association’s 8th annual event and focuses on the hundreds of companies here making everything from sunglasses to syringes. The VMA’s Jayne Fifer says Volusia and […]

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New Smyrna Pushing For Money To Fix Isleboro Flooding

New Smyrna Pushing For Money To Fix Isleboro Flooding

New Smyrna Beach, FL – In the wake of over a week’s worth of intense rainfall throughout Central Florida, New Smyrna Beach is looking for ways to get state and federal money to help fix a neighborhood more prone to flooding than most others. City officials say priority #1 for them moving forward is to […]

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Shores Police: Woman Hit 2 Vehicles & 3 Light Poles On A1A

Shores Police: Woman Hit 2 Vehicles & 3 Light Poles On A1A

Daytona Beach Shores, FL – A 36-year-old woman is blamed by Daytona Beach Shores police for hitting 2 cars, injuring 2 people and knocking out 3 light poles in a crash that closed both directions on State Road A1A for around an hour. Charges are pending at this time against Danielle Aten of Port Orange […]

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Orange City Couple Gets Jail Time In Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

Orange City Couple Gets Jail Time In Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

DeLand, FL – An Orange City couple will each get jail time for a traffic accident that killed a motorcyclist over a year ago. 34-year-old Joe C. Burdette, Jr. and 32-year-old Kristin L. Barfield were sentenced by Circuit Judge Randell H. Rowe III Tuesday during a hearing at the Volusia County Courthouse. Burdette received 12 […]

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57-Year-Old Bicyclist Hit & Killed In Wreck On ISB In Daytona

57-Year-Old Bicyclist Hit & Killed In Wreck On ISB In Daytona

Daytona Beach, FL – A 57-year-old man is dead in an accident that forced authorities to close off all westbound lanes on US 92/International Speedway Boulevard for a time late Tuesday afternoon. The Florida Highway Patrol says that man – identified as Stephen Casey of Daytona Beach – died at the scene just before 4:30pm Tuesday […]

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DirecTV Employee Charged With Sexual Battery On Customer

DirecTV Employee Charged With Sexual Battery On Customer

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A 47-year-old DirectTV employee leaves Volusia County Jail after a customer claims he exposed himself to her and sexually battered her in her home. Martin Roque of Morven Court in Deltona turned himself in just past 1pm Monday, around an hour after leaving the woman’s Greenlawn Street home, according to […]

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