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NY Tourist Wins Big In Florida Lottery Scratch-Off Game

NY Tourist Wins Big In Florida Lottery Scratch-Off Game

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A New York tourist visiting family in Florida leaves with a huge cash prize. Aline “Anne” Lawrenson – a Troy resident – won the top prize in the $500,000 Flamingo Multiplier Scratch-Off game, according to a press release sent Tuesday by the Florida Lottery’s Tallahassee headquarters. Lawrenson paid $5 for […]

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NWS: Freezing Temperatures Coming For Volusia & Flagler

NWS: Freezing Temperatures Coming For Volusia & Flagler

Palm Coast, FL – It’s about to get real cold in north and central Florida as a front coming in could put parts of Flagler and Volusia counties in a freeze. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville issued a Freeze Warning for all of Flagler County from 3 AM Wednesday to 9 AM Wednesday. There’s […]

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DBPD: Walmart Armed Beer Theft Suspect Now In Custody

DBPD: Walmart Armed Beer Theft Suspect Now In Custody

Daytona Beach, FL – A 50-year-old Daytona Beach man is now in custody after police say he was armed with a gun when he tried to steal beer from a Walmart. Vernon Adams – whose address is an apartment next to the Walmart where the incident took place – was arrested after turning himself in […]

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Experts: Volusia Needs Commission On Homelessness

Experts: Volusia Needs Commission On Homelessness

Daytona Beach, FL – 3 men with experience on the front lines of homelessness come up with a plan that advises Volusia County to do more than just create a new homeless shelter in the middle of the county. Former Stewart-Marchman Act Chief Executive Officer Chet Bell, former Serenity House CEO Randy Croy and former […]

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VCSO Dog Shot On Duty Gets Medal Of Valor & Purple Heart

VCSO Dog Shot On Duty Gets Medal Of Valor & Purple Heart

Daytona Beach, FL – A Volusia County Sheriff’s Office canine and his handler have been honored after the dog was shot in the neck while on duty 3 months ago. Endo – a 4-year-old German Shepherd – received a Purple Heart and a Medal of Valor from his employer during a special ceremony Tuesday morning […]

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Fisherman Finds Body Attached To Crab Trap

Fisherman Finds Body Attached To Crab Trap

Daytona Beach, FL – Officers find a 72-year-old man dead in the Halifax River with one of his hands attached to a crab trap. The Daytona Beach Police Department strung crime scene tape around a section of the Halifax Rowing facility at City Island soon after the body was found around 12:30 PM Monday. That […]

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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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NSB 54th Annual Art Fiesta Scheduled For Feb. 27-28

NSB 54th Annual Art Fiesta Scheduled For Feb. 27-28

  New Smyrna Beach, FL- More than 230 artists and crafters will color the New Smyrna Beach Waterfront LOOP’s Old Fort Park at the end of the month. The 54th annual Art Fiesta runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., February 27-28, in and around the park, which is across from New Smyrna Beach City Hall, 210 Sams Avenue. In addition to food […]

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Stetson Student Volunteers Prepare Tax Returns

Stetson Student Volunteers Prepare Tax Returns

DeLand, FL — Once again, Stetson University students who have been specially trained will prepare income tax returns for individuals and families as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. “Students will be assisting those with a household income of $54,000 or less,” said Bonnie Holloway, visiting lecturer in Accounting. “This is a great […]

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Ormond Beach Recognized As 2016 Healthy Weight Community Champion

Ormond Beach Recognized As 2016 Healthy Weight Community Champion

Ormond Beach, FL- Ormond Beach has been named a 2016 Healthy Weight Community Champion by the State Surgeon General & Secretary John Armstrong, MD, FACS, for the third consecutive year. This year, 80 communities are Healthy Weight Champions.  Dr. Armstrong has made healthy weight a top priority for Florida as obesity has become a national epidemic.  […]

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“Red Flag” Fire Alert Expires For Volusia And Flagler

“Red Flag” Fire Alert Expires For Volusia And Flagler

Volusia County, FL -Update: The alert has expired. Earlier reporting follows. A “red flag” fire alert is in effect for Volusia and Flagler until 7 PM tonight. The Florida Forest Service issued the alert today “due to expected high winds, highly unstable atmosphere and very low humidity.” “I know the weather is cool and there […]

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Parachutist Rescued From Power Lines Near DeLand Airport

Parachutist Rescued From Power Lines Near DeLand Airport

DeLand, FL – No injuries are reported after the parachute of a soldier on a training exercise got caught in power lines just southeast of DeLand Municipal Airport. First responders from the DeLand Fire Department and Volusia County Fire Services were called to the scene near Yorktown Street and Ranger Avenue around 9 AM Monday. […]

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Astor Woman Killed & 3 Hurt In Rollover Crash On US 17

Astor Woman Killed & 3 Hurt In Rollover Crash On US 17

Astor, FL – A 46-year-old woman is dead and 3 other Astor residents are hurt in a rollover crash near DeLeon Springs State Park. The Florida Highway Patrol says Mary Hernandez died at the scene around 6 PM Saturday on US 17 at the Dawson Brown Road intersection. Troopers think Hernandez was driving a 2000 […]

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“3 Moms” Town Halls Focus On School Board Performance

“3 Moms” Town Halls Focus On School Board Performance

Port Orange, FL – 3 public town halls will be held throughout Volusia County this week by a group of moms who have big issues with the way the Volusia County School Board does its business. The meetings are being sponsored by the Volusia Teacher’s Organization. The first of those “3 Moms” town halls will […]

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Shores Strip Club & Employees Sue Over Human Trafficking Ordinance

Shores Strip Club & Employees Sue Over Human Trafficking Ordinance

Daytona Beach Shores, FL – The only adult entertainment club in Daytona Beach Shores and some of its employees are suing the city for passing an ordinance they claim violates their rights. The owner of Biggins on State Road A1A and 2 workers say the ordinance – which city officials say was passed last December […]

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Port Orange Man Dead & 3 Hurt In I-4 Wreck In Daytona Beach

Port Orange Man Dead & 3 Hurt In I-4 Wreck In Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL – A 29-year-old Port Orange man is dead following an accident on Interstate 4 in Daytona Beach early Saturday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol says it happened around 5:45 AM on the eastbound side at Mile Marker 131. That’s near where I-4 meets Interstate 95. FHP Sergeant Kim Montes says 2 vehicles […]

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