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FWC Approves Statewide Bear Hunt Quota At 320

FWC Approves Statewide Bear Hunt Quota At 320

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Florida’s first bear hunt in 20 years will end in a week or when 320 bears have been killed, whichever comes first. That’s the decision made by the Florida Fish & Wildife Conservation Commission after its 4-3 vote in favor of that target number on Wednesday, the first day of its […]

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Police: Robber Threatened To Stab Dollar Store Clerks

Police: Robber Threatened To Stab Dollar Store Clerks

Daytona Beach, FL – Officers are looking for a man who reportedly threatened to stab 2 female dollar store employees if they didn’t let him take money from the store. The Daytona Beach Police Department says it happened around 9:30pm Saturday at the Dollar General on 825 West International Speedway Boulevard, just west of the […]

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South Carolina Doctor Guilty Of Trying To Have Sex With Minor

South Carolina Doctor Guilty Of Trying To Have Sex With Minor

Orlando, FL – A South Carolina doctor faces life in prison for trying to have sex with a minor while on vacation in the Daytona Beach area nearly 3 years ago. John Francis Williams – a 69-year-old anesthesiologist who lives in Blythewood – was convicted by a federal jury on Wednesday of using the Internet […]

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Romanian Man Sentenced For Promising Fake Jobs To Foreigners

Romanian Man Sentenced For Promising Fake Jobs To Foreigners

Orlando, FL – A Romanian man gets 2 years in federal prison for trying to ship foreign workers into Daytona Beach to work hotel jobs that didn’t exist. US District Judge Paul G. Byron sentenced Bogdan Dragos on Wednesday after he pleaded guilty on June 12th to filing a false petition to obtain visas for […]

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FPL Asking To Lower Customer Rates Starting In 2016

FPL Asking To Lower Customer Rates Starting In 2016

Daytona Beach, FL – If you’re a Florida Power & Light customer, expect your bill to go down a few dollars per month starting in 2016. The utility announced on Wednesday that it’s asking the Florida Public Service Commission to reduce its monthly rates starting in January. FPL President & Chief Executive Officer Eric Silagy […]

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Flagler Beach Man Offered Underage Girls Drugs & Money For Sex

Flagler Beach Man Offered Underage Girls Drugs & Money For Sex

Flagler Beach, FL – A Flagler Beach man is back on the street after police charge him with making 3 underage girls perform a sex act on him. 18-year-old Tyler James Harrison was arrested on Friday by the Flagler Beach Police Department and has since left Flagler County Jail after posting $22,500 bond. Harrison was […]

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FDOT Reminds Drivers That Drowsy Driving Is Dangerous Driving

FDOT Reminds Drivers That Drowsy Driving Is Dangerous Driving

Tallahassee, FL.— Driving while tired can be just as dangerous as driving while intoxicated. Fatigue behind the wheel can lead to loss of concentration and even falling asleep at the wheel, sometimes with tragic results. Whether it’s due to lack of sleep or taking medication that makes you drowsy, the Department of Highway Safety and […]

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B-CU Is First In State To Receive USDLA Certification

B-CU Is First In State To Receive USDLA Certification

Daytona Beach, FL- Bethune-Cookman University’s Online College was recently certified as a United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) program.  The B-CU Online College is the first university program in the State of Florida and the second HBCU in the nation to be certified. The USDLA committee spent three days on BCU’s campus last week as […]

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Borinqueneers To Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month At Daytona State College

Borinqueneers To Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month At Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, FL- Daytona State College will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a tribute to the U.S. Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment, “Borinqueneers,” an all-Latino military unit that last year wasawarded the Congressional Gold Medal. Frank Medina, a former U.S. Army captain, Iraq War veteran, West Point graduate and national chair of the Borinqueneers CGM […]

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Health Fair & Senior Expo Set For September 30th In NSB

Health Fair & Senior Expo Set For September 30th In NSB

New Smyrna Beach, FL-More than 30 vendors will reach out to the New Smyrna Beach community Wednesday, September 30, during the City’s annual Health Fair and Senior Summit. The free event will be from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Alonzo ‘Babe’ James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. Fairgoers may receive information on health care, […]

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Registration Now Open For NSB Senior Games

Registration Now Open For NSB Senior Games

New Smyrna Beach, FL-Competitors age 50 and over interested in testing their athletic and non-athletic  prowess are encouraged to participate in the 26th annual Senior Games September 29 – October 8, which will be held at several venues including theAlonzo “Babe” James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. Adults age 50 and older may participate in friendly competition that includes shuffleboard, basketball, track andfield, card games, bowling and more. The cost of registration is $20 and includes a t-shirt, opening ceremonycontinental breakfast and admission to the closing ceremony dinner. Registration applications and a schedule of events may be picked up from the New Smyrna Beach Recreationand Events Department at 1000 Live Oak Street or downloaded at http://cityofnsb.com/senior-games-2015 . For more information, please contact the New Smyrna Beach Recreation and Events Department at 386.424.2175.

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Volusia County Libraries Introduce Book Bike

Volusia County Libraries Introduce Book Bike

Volusia County, FL- The Volusia County Public Library system will be using old-fashioned pedal power to bring the library to the people. The new Library Cruiser, a traveling book bike, will pedal to public places and special events, offering books to check out, opportunities to sign up for library cards, and information about e-book downloads. […]

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Daytona Rising Progress Rolls With Suite Tower Construction

Daytona Rising Progress Rolls With Suite Tower Construction

Daytona Beach, FL – Construction progress continues at DIS as the Daytona Rising project now focuses on the Suite Tower. An update from DIS says the curtain wall, the outer covering for the new suite tower, is complete. Over the next weeks, construction is expected to be complete on the Suite Tower facade which will […]

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Flagler Warning County Not Asking For Cash For New Senior Center

Flagler Warning County Not Asking For Cash For New Senior Center

Flagler County, FL – Flagler officials first got wind of something not quite right when a woman told them her 90-year-old father had been approached by someone who implied they worked for the county and appeared to be soliciting donations for a senior center. Flagler County PIO Julie Murphy says the county isn’t doing that […]

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Volusia Gets High Rain Totals From Erika Remnants

Volusia Gets High Rain Totals From Erika Remnants

Daytona Beach, FL – The remnants of Erika helped give Volusia County an above average amount of rain last month. The National Weather Service reports that 7.52 inches of rain fell at Daytona Beach International Airport in August 2015. That’s 1.12 inches over the historical August average of 6.40 inches. NWS Melbourne Meteorologist Bob Wimmer […]

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Former FCSO Undersheriff Receives Medal Of Heroism

Former FCSO Undersheriff Receives Medal Of Heroism

St. Augustine, FL – A former second in command at the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is recognized for saving a fellow deputy’s life nearly 40 years ago. Rick Staly – who retired in April as an Undersheriff at FCSO – was awarded the state Medal of Heroism on Tuesday by Governor Rick Scott during a […]

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US Senator To Give Speech At Daytona Beach’s Ocean Center

US Senator To Give Speech At Daytona Beach’s Ocean Center

Daytona Beach, FL – Florida’s longest serving United States Senator is coming to Daytona Beach. Democrat Bill Nelson will give a speech on Wednesday at Daytona Beach’s Ocean Center as part of the Washington Speaker Series from the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce. Jim Cameron – the Senior Vice-President for Government Relations at the DRCC […]

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2 Charged With Kicking Man To Death In Daytona Motel

2 Charged With Kicking Man To Death In Daytona Motel

Daytona Beach, FL – 2 Tampa men are now in custody for kicking a man to death in a Daytona Beach motel. 33-year-old David Almond and 32-year-old David A. Kepner were both arrested last week for second-degree murder in connection to the August 23rd death of Curt Zupancic, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department. […]

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