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Boil Water Notice Lifted For DeBary & Parts Of Orange City

Boil Water Notice Lifted For DeBary & Parts Of Orange City

DeBary, FL – Thousands of Volusia County utilities customers can drink from the tap again. Volusia County officials have lifted a boil water notice impacting around 7,500 homes and businesses in DeBary and Orange City. The notice was removed at 3pm Thursday, over 24 hours after the county’s water treatment plant in DeBary had temporary […]

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Lawsuit Claims Air Traffic Controllers Made Error In Fatal Plane Crash

Lawsuit Claims Air Traffic Controllers Made Error In Fatal Plane Crash

Palm Coast, FL – Family members of 2 of the 3 people who died after a plane crashed into a Palm Coast home over 2 years ago are suing the federal government. That lawsuit claims air traffic controllers made a mistake when directing the pilot of that plane to make an emergency landing at Flagler […]

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New Manatee Playground Opens Ahead Of Schedule In NSB

New Manatee Playground Opens Ahead Of Schedule In NSB

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Some ahead of schedule work by a contractor in New Smyrna Beach will allow the rebuilt Manatee All Children’s Playground to reopen a month ahead of schedule. Faith Miller, NSB’s Maintenance Operations Manager, says the playground will have a “soft opening” Saturday, August 1, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony set for […]

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Volusia Students Overall AP Test Scores Improve

Volusia Students Overall AP Test Scores Improve

Deland, FL – Volusia County public school students’ test scores on 2015 Advanced Placement exams improved reaching an all-time high this year according to public school officials. The number of students scoring 3 or higher on the test was the highest it’s ever been and posted an overall increase of 2.6%. 5,495 exams were taken […]

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Brush Fire Forces Evacuation Of 2 Homes Near Flagler-Volusia Line

Brush Fire Forces Evacuation Of 2 Homes Near Flagler-Volusia Line

Ormond Beach, FL – At least 2 homes have been evacuated near the Volusia-Flagler line due to a brush fire. That fire – which was found Wednesday afternoon along Eagle Rock Road and Winchester Road near Ormond Beach – is also causing visibility issues along US 1. Flagler County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Julie Murphy says […]

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Port Orange Sex Offender Sentenced To 825 Years In Prison

Port Orange Sex Offender Sentenced To 825 Years In Prison

Daytona Beach, FL – A Port Orange man gets the maximum possible penalty allowed under law for having and posting child porn online. 40-year-old David Allen Hall was sentenced to 825 years in state prison during a hearing on Wednesday in front of 7th Circuit Judge Leah Case. “The defendant is a sexual menace who […]

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Discover 3D Printing At The Deltona Regional Library

Discover 3D Printing At The Deltona Regional Library

Deltona, FL-Learn how 3D printing can make physical objects from three-dimensional digital models during free presentations and printing labs at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Bill Ball, a Stetson University faculty member and creator of the university’s makerspace, will offer two presentations: ● At 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, Dr. Ball will explain what 3D […]

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Back-To-School Drive To Collect Supplies For Flagler, Volusia, And Putnam Kids

Back-To-School Drive To Collect Supplies For Flagler, Volusia, And Putnam Kids

Volusia, FL-As back-to-school season approaches, Children’s Home Society of Florida is collecting backpacks and school supplies for more than 200 of Volusia, Putnam and Flagler counties’ most vulnerable children. Donations are being accepted until August 12 at Children’s Home Society of Florida 2400 Ridgewood Ave South Daytona, FL 32119. For additional information or to arrange a drop-off/pick-up, […]

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Deltona Regional Library Plans Adult Programs

Deltona Regional Library Plans Adult Programs

Deltona, FL-Adults can broaden their horizons with free programs at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Upcoming classes and presentations include: ●  Freegal: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12. Learn about this free library service, which lets cardholders download three free and legal songs a week. ●  What are you reading? 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12. This […]

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Flagler County Announces Fall 2015 Citizens Academy

Flagler County Announces Fall 2015 Citizens Academy

Bunnell, FL – Flagler County is now accepting applications for the Fall 2015 Citizens Academy. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 5 to 8:00 p.m. beginning Sept. 10 for nine weeks, ending Nov. 5. The program is free to all Flagler County residents and space is limited, so all interested residents are encouraged to apply now. The Flagler County […]

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Port Orange’s History Lecture Scheduled For August 14th

Port Orange’s History Lecture Scheduled For August 14th

PORT ORANGE, FL – The public is invited to Port Orange’s next history lecture scheduled for August 14, 2015.  The King’s Road is the subject of the lecture, which begins at 1:00 p.m. and will be held at the Adult Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Drive. This National Register historic resource paved the way for the early development of this […]

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Halifax Historical Society Museum New Exhibit Now Open

Halifax Historical Society Museum New Exhibit Now Open

  Daytona Beach, FL-The exhibit is a collection of beautiful photographs of animals, flowers and fauna from eastern Volusia County by Wildlife Photographer and Florida Master Naturalist Paul Rebmann. Paul has been photographing wildlife professionally for 30 years. This exhibit raises our awareness of how beautiful our environment is and how we must take the […]

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West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Volusia County

West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Volusia County

Daytona Beach, FL – Someone in Volusia County has been diagnosed with the West Nile Virus. The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory Wednesday afternoon after confirming the diagnosis. “There is a heightened concern additional residents will become ill,” said Volusia County Health Department spokeswoman Stefany Strong. “DOH-Volusia continues […]

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FHP Creating Twitter Accounts With A Local Focus

FHP Creating Twitter Accounts With A Local Focus

Orlando, FL – The local arm of the Florida Highway Patrol has finally joined the 21st Century. In a press release sent on Wednesday, FHP’s Troop D – which covers the Greater Orlando area, including Daytona Beach – announced that it’s joining Twitter, using the handle @FHPOrlando (click here). Trooper Steven Montiero – the man […]

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Baby Bottlenose Dolphin Born At Marineland Dies

Baby Bottlenose Dolphin Born At Marineland Dies

Marineland, FL – An Atlantic bottlenose dolphin born at Marineland Dolphin Adventure earlier this month has died. Marineland officials announced the death of the 2-week-old calf via a press release issued over the weekend. The calf was born July 12th and was the daughter of Casique, one of Marineland’s resident dolphins. Dr. Gregory Bossart – […]

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing At DeLand Landfill

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing At DeLand Landfill

DeLand, FL – No injuries are reported after a small plane made an emergency landing near a DeLand landfill Wednesday morning. The pilot of a 2011 Quick Silver 2S ultra-light plane and his passenger made it out of the plane on their own after touching down at Landfill DeLand on West Plymouth Avenue. Volusia County […]

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Boil Water Notice For Thousands Of Volusia Water Customers

Boil Water Notice For Thousands Of Volusia Water Customers

DeBary, FL – Thousands of Volusia County utilities customers are under a precautionary boil water notice due to a mechanical issue at a water treatment plant. Volusia County officials say around 7,500 homes and businesses in DeBary and Orange City are impacted by the notice after it was issued just before 10am Wednesday. County spokeswoman […]

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Man In Life-Threatening Condition Following Palm Coast Shooting

Man In Life-Threatening Condition Following Palm Coast Shooting

Palm Coast, FL – An 18-year-old man is fighting for his life following a shooting Tuesday afternoon in the L-section of Palm Coast. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after the call for help came around 4pm, sending deputies to the intersection of Lewisdale Lane near Lewis Drive. “The shooting occurred after witnesses said […]

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