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Florida Hospital Flagler To Begin $15 Million Expansion

Florida Hospital Flagler To Begin $15 Million Expansion

Palm Coast, FL – Flagler County’s main hospital is growing starting Monday afternoon. Florida Hospital Flagler will break ground at 4 PM on a $15 million construction project to add 32 new beds to the 2nd and 3rd floors over the emergency department. Florida Hospital spokeswoman Lindsay Rew says its Flagler branch needs more space […]

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WWE Star Named Honorary Pace Car Driver For Daytona 500

WWE Star Named Honorary Pace Car Driver For Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, FL – A World Wrestling Entertainment champion will be on the track for next weekend’s Daytona 500. WWE star and actor John Cena will be the Honorary Pace Car Driver for the 58th annual version of the Great American Race when it’s run at 1 PM on February 21st. Daytona International Speedway President […]

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Volusia Joins Flagler As “B” Rated School District

Volusia Joins Flagler As “B” Rated School District

Tallahassee, FL – Volusia County Schools is doing better as a district, according to the latest state rankings. The Florida Department of Education gave the school district a “B” grade for the 2014-15 school year, bumping it up from a “C” the prior year. VCS Superintendent Tom Russell says this shows the district is on […]

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Holly Hill PD Nabs Lost Dog, Reunites It With Quadriplegic Owner

Holly Hill PD Nabs Lost Dog, Reunites It With Quadriplegic Owner

Holly Hill, FL – Holly Hill authorities have reunited a disabled man’s dog with the owner after the dog escaped from the home of a caretaker. Police say Poupee (said poo-pay) was nabbed by officers after a 30-minute foot chase Thursday. The dog belongs to New Smyrna Beach resident Kevin Young. He is a quadriplegic […]

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Palm Coast Pair Killed When Dump Truck Backs Over Them

Palm Coast Pair Killed When Dump Truck Backs Over Them

Palm Coast, FL – Two Palm Coast residents died in an accident last night when a dump truck backed over them. FHP says minutes before the accident the truck driver had been trying to help the pair. The victims are identified as 29-year-old Kevin Walsh and 22-year-old Jessica Darby. Troopers say Walsh tried to drive […]

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New Daytona Int’l Speedway Ready For Speedweeks 2016

New Daytona Int’l Speedway Ready For Speedweeks 2016

Daytona Beach, FL – The big test for the new Daytona International Speedway is here. Practice sessions for the drivers began Thursday as the green flag was waived for Speedweeks 2016, the first since the completion of the $400 million renovation project known as Daytona Rising. ARCA Racing Series drivers took to the track first […]

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Legends Beach Parade This Weekend In Ponce Inlet

Legends Beach Parade This Weekend In Ponce Inlet

Daytona Beach, FL – In addition to the roar at the race track this Speedweeks 2016, race fans can marvel at some of the legends of racing during the 5th annual Historic North Turn Legends Beach Parade. The parade begins at 3:30 PM on February 13th (Saturday) in Ponce Inlet near the Racing’s North Turn […]

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Flagler Beach PD Warns Of Tax Season Scams

Flagler Beach PD Warns Of Tax Season Scams

Flagler Beach, FL- The Flagler Beach Police Department is providing this awareness announcement in an effort to alert citizens in our community of phone scams associated with the upcoming tax season. Captain Matt Doughney advises that “there are those members of society that will attempt to swindle, threaten or coerce you in order to take […]

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Federal Flood Zone Changes Will Affect NSB Properties

Federal Flood Zone Changes Will Affect NSB Properties

New Smyrna Beach, FL- Many New Smyrna Beach properties will be required to carry flood insurance if proposed floodplain maps are adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To ensure property owners are aware of the change to flood zone maps, the City of New Smyrna Beach is encouraging property owners to attend an informational […]

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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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Volusia County Schools Declares Impasse With AFSCME

Volusia County Schools Declares Impasse With AFSCME

DeLand, FL – It’s safe to say that contract negotiations between Volusia County Schools and its 3 workers’ unions aren’t going well. 2 weeks after reaching a tentative agreement on a 2-year deal with the local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the school district declared impasse in those negotiations […]

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Edgewater Man Booked For Setting Up Sex Meeting With Girl

Edgewater Man Booked For Setting Up Sex Meeting With Girl

Daytona Beach, FL – An Edgewater man ends up behind bars after police say he promised candy to an underage girl in exchange for sex. 49-year-old Paul A. Canales was arrested in an undisclosed part of Daytona Beach around 9:20 AM Thursday as part of an undercover sex operation, according to the city’s Police Department. […]

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Driver OK After Scooter Catches Fire Near Yacht Club

Driver OK After Scooter Catches Fire Near Yacht Club

Daytona Beach, FL – No injuries are reported after a scooter caught fire while its driver was riding down Ballough Road. The Daytona Beach Fire Department says firefighters were called out to the scene in front of the Sunset Harbor Yacht Club around 2:40 PM Thursday. DBFD spokeswoman Sasha Staton says the driver of the […]

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Complaints Against Flagler County Attorney Dismissed By Bar

Complaints Against Flagler County Attorney Dismissed By Bar

Bunnell, FL – Flagler County Attorney Al Hadeed is cleared by the Florida Bar in a grievance filed against him by former Supervisor of Elections Kimberle Weeks. The 7th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee dismissed Weeks’ complaint against Hadeed as well as another one filed against Hadeed by Flagler resident John Ruffalo, saying that there was […]

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Suspect Sought After Car Crashes Into South Daytona Apartment

Suspect Sought After Car Crashes Into South Daytona Apartment

South Daytona, FL – Officers are trying to find a man who fled the scene after crashing a rental car into an apartment. The South Daytona Police Department says it happened around 11:30 PM Wednesday at the River Golf Townhomes on 1600 South Palmetto Avenue. SDPD Chief Ron Wright says a black 2016 Chevy Impala […]

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Volusia County Economic Report Shows 2015 Ends Strong

Volusia County Economic Report Shows 2015 Ends Strong

DeLand, FL – Economic experts think unemployment will keep falling and construction – especially for homes – will keep growing in Volusia County now that 2015 has turned into 2016. The latest Volusia County quarterly economic report shows overall unemployment at 5.1% for the 4th quarter of 2015, a full percentage point under the same […]

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