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Volusia Teachers Union Organizing “Walk-In” Protests

Volusia Teachers Union Organizing “Walk-In” Protests

Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia County’s public teachers are staging campus protests to complain about work conditions, including classroom cleanliness and a lack of learning materials for students. The Volusia Teachers Organization says “walk-ins” featuring teachers, support staff and parents will take place starting Monday and continue every day for the rest of the week […]

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Credit Card Skimmer Found On Gas Pump In Osteen

Credit Card Skimmer Found On Gas Pump In Osteen

Osteen, FL – Investigators are on the case after a gas station employee found a credit card skimmer at a gas pump in Osteen. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says the skimmer – actually a microchip – was found Thursday afternoon on the wiring harness of a pump at the Kangaroo Express on 320 State […]

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Planning Board Approves Request For Tomoka Town Center

Planning Board Approves Request For Tomoka Town Center

Daytona Beach, FL – Around 800 new jobs could be created soon if the Daytona Beach City Commission moves forward with an outlet mall project. The city’s Planning Board unanimously approved a re-zoning request for the Tomoka Town Center project during a meeting on Thursday. That means the DBCC will now have to vote on […]

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Sure Sign Of Spring? Beach Safety Lifeguard Tryouts Begin

Sure Sign Of Spring? Beach Safety Lifeguard Tryouts Begin

Daytona Beach, FL-Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division plans to hire 150 part-time lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer. Swim tryouts will begin tomorrow at the DeLand YMCA (761 East International Speedway Boulevard) between 8am to 10am. Other tryout locations on Saturday include the Holly Hill YMCA (1046 Daytona Avenue) and the Port Orange […]

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Palm Coast Man Charged With Raping 11-Year-Old Girl

Palm Coast Man Charged With Raping 11-Year-Old Girl

Palm Coast, FL – Investigators take a 19-year-old Palm Coast man into custody late Thursday morning, accusing him of raping an 11-year-old girl he met on the Internet over 2 months ago. Karl B. Westgate of Wendell Place is held without bond at the Flagler County Jail on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation, sexual […]

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Port Orange Woman Gets 12 Years For Murdering Her Mother

Port Orange Woman Gets 12 Years For Murdering Her Mother

Port Orange, FL – A Port Orange woman with a history of mental illness gets 12 years in prison for strangling her mother to death with a scarf over 2 years ago. 35-year-old Jennifer K. Huntington learned her fate during a sentencing hearing Thursday in a Volusia County courtroom, one that came after she entered […]

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Community

Flagler Beach Police Department Will Participate In Click It or Ticket Campaign

Flagler Beach Police Department Will Participate In Click It or Ticket Campaign

Flagler Beach, FL-The Flagler Beach Police Department will be participating in the upcoming “Click it or Ticket” campaign, which will start Sunday, March 1, 2015 and continue through Saturday, March 14, 2015. Officers from the Flagler Beach Police Department will be monitoring our roadways for safety belt usage and issuing citations during this campaign and […]

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Flagler Sheriff Hosting Law Enforcement Polar Plunge For Special Olympics

Flagler Sheriff Hosting Law Enforcement Polar Plunge For Special Olympics

Flagler County, FL- The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office and Flagler Sheriff’s P.A.L., City of Bunnell Police Department and City of Flagler Beach Police Department are hosting the 1st annual law enforcement polar plunge to benefit Special Olympics. This event is scheduled for Saturday, February 28th at 11:30 am at Veteran’s Park in Flagler Beach. Participation […]

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Fundraiser Dinner To Support The Ormond Beach Police Officers Riding For A Cause

Fundraiser Dinner To Support The Ormond Beach Police Officers Riding For A Cause

Ormond Beach, FL- Mango Sun Café and Grill and Congregation B’nai Torah to host Fundraiser Dinner to support the Ormond Beach Police Officers riding bicycles for a cause. Date/Time: Sunday March 1, 2015 5:00pm – 8:00 pm The Ormond Beach Police Department is proud to announce that the Mango Sun Café and Grill (1185 West […]

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Public Invited To Remembrance Rescue Project Paying Tribute To 9/11

Public Invited To Remembrance Rescue Project Paying Tribute To 9/11

Palm Coast, FL – The Palm Coast Fire Department and Palm Coast Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 4807 are joining to bring the Sept. 11 Remembrance Rescue Project – a New York Fire Department vehicle restored and preserved after 9/11 – to Palm Coast in early March.  The nonprofit Remembrance Rescue Project was created by firefighters to […]

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Deltona Library To Host Talent Show For Kids

Deltona Library To Host Talent Show For Kids

Deltona, FL- Children in kindergarten through 12th grade will take center stage during a talent show at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19, the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Participants must sign up at the children’s desk between March 1 and 14 to reserve their spot. Registration is limited. To keep things fun for the […]

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Fair Scheduled In Holly Hill To Support Families

Fair Scheduled In Holly Hill To Support Families

Holly Hill, FL – The third of four regional FACT (Families and Community Together) Fairs sponsored by the Title I office of Volusia County Schools will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in the gymnasium at Holly Hill School, 1500 Center Ave.  The fair is designed to support the needs […]

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Negotiations Getting Testy Between VCS & Teachers Union

Negotiations Getting Testy Between VCS & Teachers Union

Daytona Beach, FL – It’s not just teacher pay that Volusia County Schools and the county’s teachers union can’t seem to come eye to eye on. In an interview on WNDB’s Marc Bernier program Thursday afternoon, Volusia Teachers Organization President Andrew Spar accused the school system of trying to shut teachers out of the currently […]

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Elderly Orange City Man Charged With Child Porn Possession

Elderly Orange City Man Charged With Child Porn Possession

Orange City, FL – An elderly Orange City man is held on $150,000 bond after a computer technician says he found child pornography on that man’s laptop. 78-year-old Danny R. Fancher of Cedar Avenue was booked at Volusia County Jail on Wednesday once he was charged with 30 counts of child porn possession. The Volusia […]

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6 Foot Sinkhole Opens Up Beneath Parked Van In Deltona

6 Foot Sinkhole Opens Up Beneath Parked Van In Deltona

Deltona, FL – A wrecker is called out to remove a van from its parking spot near a Deltona home after a sinkhole opened underneath it. A 911 dispatcher received the call for help just before 8:30am Thursday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. The dispatch report indicates the sinkhole was around 6 feet […]

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Boy Shot Classmate With Pellet Gun & Threatened To Kill Another

Boy Shot Classmate With Pellet Gun & Threatened To Kill Another

Daytona Beach, FL – Authorities are trying to find a 6th grader at Campbell Middle School after he allegedly shot another student with a plastic pellet gun and threatened to kill another student with that same gun. Volusia County Schools says that student – whose actual identity hasn’t been released at this time – hasn’t […]

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High-Performing Volusia Schools Get Nearly $2 Million From State

High-Performing Volusia Schools Get Nearly $2 Million From State

Tallahassee, FL – Nearly $25 million dollars will go to east Central Florida’s public school districts as a reward for having high performing schools. Volusia County Schools will receive nearly $1.8 million dollars of School Recognition Program funding from the state, according to the office of Florida Governor Rick Scott. “Florida’s teachers and schools prepare […]

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NSB Commissioners OK Parking Charge At City Beach Parks

NSB Commissioners OK Parking Charge At City Beach Parks

New Smyrna Beach, FL – New Smyrna Beach will soon start charging visitors and tourists to park along the beach. NSB City Commission members voted 4-1 during their meeting earlier this week to charge a $10 daily fee to non-residents who want to park at the Flagler Avenue boardwalk as well as the parks at […]

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