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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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DirecTV Employee Charged With Sexually Assaulting Customer

DirecTV Employee Charged With Sexually Assaulting 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 assaulted 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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Port Orange Man Attacks 80-Year-Old Who Told Him To Stop Cursing

Port Orange Man Attacks 80-Year-Old Who Told Him To Stop Cursing

Port Orange, FL – A 26-year-old man is out on $2,500 bond for punching an elderly man and shoving him to the floor of a Port Orange restaurant when that man told him to clean up his mouth in public. Mikie D. Sawyer of Ava Circle in Port Orange was arrested on battery and disorderly […]

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FCSO: Man Killed Puppy For Interrupting Sex Act

FCSO: Man Killed Puppy For Interrupting Sex Act

Palm Coast, FL – A 28-year-old Palm Coast man is free on $2,000 bond after authorities charge him with killing a puppy at his girlfriend’s house. Wesley C. Jackson was arrested on Friday by the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, soon after that dog – a 4-month-old Chihuahua named Little Man – died on September 16th. […]

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Flagler Elections Supervisor Accused Of Secretly Recording Colleagues

Flagler Elections Supervisor Accused Of Secretly Recording Colleagues

Bunnell, FL – Flagler County’s Supervisor of Elections may soon become the target of a Sunshine Law investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. FDLE is looking into allegations that Kimberle Weeks secretly recorded 2 county officials – County Attorney Al Hadeed and County Commissioner Charlie Ericksen – on September 12th, the same day […]

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NWS Extends Flood Watch As Storms Pound Volusia & Flagler

NWS Extends Flood Watch As Storms Pound Volusia & Flagler

Daytona Beach, FL – Concerns over a slow-moving storm front passing through the Central Florida area has officials in Volusia and Flagler worried about more flooding in both counties. The National Weather Service extends Volusia’s Flood Watch until 9pm Tuesday and Flagler’s until 10pm Tuesday as residents in both places have dealt with record levels […]

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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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FL Hospital Holds Women’s Health Expo For All Ages

FL Hospital Holds Women’s Health Expo For All Ages

Daytona Beach, FL – Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center will host a Women’s Health Expo for local women of all ages on September 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and focuses on health and wellness, as well as pampering activities and includes free glucose, peripheral artery disease (PAD), colon health, and […]

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FDOT Meeting On Linking Volusia Bike Trails To Brevard

FDOT Meeting On Linking Volusia Bike Trails To Brevard

Edgewater, FL – The Florida Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Tuesday night on a proposal to link bike trails in Volusia & Brevard counties. That metting – which FDOT is calling a Public Information Meeting for the Titusville to Edgewater Bike Loop study – is scheduled for 5pm Tuesday at the Edgewater […]

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Flagler “Sexsomniac” Gets 30 Years For Molesting Girl

Flagler “Sexsomniac” Gets 30 Years For Molesting Girl

Bunnell, FL – A Flagler County man claiming to suffer from “sexsomnia” gets 30 years behind bars for sexually molesting a child. 29-year-old Caleb N. Ruh learned his fate during a sentencing hearing Monday in front of 7th Circuit Judge David Walsh. Walsh imposed the 30-year sentence – which will be served at a state […]

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VCSO: Deltona Man Claims Towed Vehicle Taken At Gunpoint

VCSO: Deltona Man Claims Towed Vehicle Taken At Gunpoint

DeLand, FL – A Deltona bartender is placed behind bars for claiming someone stole his vehicle at gunpoint when it was actually towed away. 59-year-old Bob L. Walton of Arbour Trail Court was arrested just past 11:30am Sunday by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office on the 1500 block of South Clara Avenue in DeLand, near […]

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Ormond PD: 3 Men Caught Just Before Robbing Beachside Store

Ormond PD: 3 Men Caught Just Before Robbing Beachside Store

Ormond Beach, FL – 3 men dressed head to toe in black clothing are locked up at Volusia County Jail after Ormond Beach police say they were caught just before they were going to rob a convenience store on beachside. 21-year-old Donte D. Letts of Deltona, 20-year-old Ronald J. Davis of Pierson and 20-year-old Tony […]

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Labor Day Weekend Leads To Jump In Hotel Occupancy & Rates

Labor Day Weekend Leads To Jump In Hotel Occupancy & Rates

Daytona Beach, FL – Occupancy and rates continue to move up for Volusia County area hotels and motels thanks in part to tourists coming in this past Labor Day weekend. The August 2014 numbers released on Monday by Mid-Florida Marketing & Research – the company in charge of analyzing tourism-based data on a regular basis […]

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Orange City Police Charge GA Man With Attempted Murder In Days Inn Shooting

Orange City Police Charge GA Man With Attempted Murder In Days Inn Shooting

Orange City, FL – Police have charged a 45-year-old Georgia man with attempted murder and other counts after a shooting at the Days Inn on Volusia Avenue. Trent Perryman, police say, was identified by the victim as “Trent” when he was asked by police who shot him early Sunday morning. Police were called to the […]

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New Smyrna Man Found Dead In ICW After Canoe Capsizes

New Smyrna Man Found Dead In ICW After Canoe Capsizes

Edgewater, FL – A New Smyrna Beach man is found dead after he and 2 others in a canoe capsized in the Intracoastal Waterway over the weekend. The body of 26-year-old Jonathan Williams was found by searchers with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Monday morning, over 24 hours after he was reported missing […]

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