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Transient Facing 106 Charges For Stealing Checks From Mailboxes

Transient Facing 106 Charges For Stealing Checks From Mailboxes

Daytona Beach, FL – A transient living in hotels and motels around the Ormond Beach area can now call Volusia County Jail home after authorities lay 106 charges against him, mostly for stealing checks from people’s mailboxes and cashing them. 39-year-old Lonnie Creech was arrested Tuesday afternoon at the Daytona Mall by the Daytona Beach […]

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6 Months Straight Of Passenger Traffic Increases At DBIA

6 Months Straight Of Passenger Traffic Increases At DBIA

Daytona Beach, FL – Passenger traffic numbers increased at Daytona Beach International Airport for the 6th month in a row. The latest numbers released on Friday by Volusia County show a 4% bump for August 2014 when compared to August 2013. That’s a 5% drop when compared to last July, however. 55,702 passengers flew in […]

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VCC Unanimously Approves New Houligan’s Sports Grill On ISB

VCC Unanimously Approves New Houligan’s Sports Grill On ISB

Daytona Beach, FL – A contract has been approved by the Volusia County Council to bring a new Houligan’s sports grill on International Speedway Boulevard. The motion for the 30-year lease with a 20 year base term and 2 5-year options was passed by unanimous vote at the VCC meeting on Thursday. The grounds for the approximately […]

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Daytona Man Gets 5 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Dog

Daytona Man Gets 5 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Dog

Daytona Beach, FL – A Daytona Beach man who entered a no contest plea for having sex with his dog repeatedly and leaving her chained in the sun without food and water will spend the next 5 years in state prison. James G. Bull was sentenced Friday by 7th Circuit Judge Leah Case, around a […]

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August 2014 Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly In Volusia & Flagler

August 2014 Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly In Volusia & Flagler

Daytona Beach, FL – Unemployment numbers in Volusia and Flagler counties are flat-lining as the race for the Governor’s Mansion heats up. The latest employment figures released on Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity shows that Volusia’s unemployment rate is 6.5% for August 2014, ranking it 41st highest of the Sunshine State’s 67 […]

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SDPD: Man Watching Porn Near Kids At Reed Canal Park

SDPD: Man Watching Porn Near Kids At Reed Canal Park

South Daytona, FL – A 56-year-old South Daytona man is taken away in handcuffs after police say he was watching pornography on a computer while sitting inside an open picnic pavilion at a public park. Vincent P. Huling of South Nova Road was arrested around 6pm Thursday on a lewd and lascivious exhibition charge by […]

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Halifax Health – Hospice To Provide Blood Pressure Screenings At Homeless Veterans Stand Down Event

Halifax Health – Hospice To Provide Blood Pressure Screenings At Homeless Veterans Stand Down Event

  WHAT:                                 Halifax Health – Hospice of Volusia/Flagler will provide free blood pressure screenings and giveaways at the 2014 Homeless Veterans Stand Down event sponsored by the Veterans Council of Volusia County andVolusia County. WHEN:         […]

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New Smyrna Beach Library Sponsors Teen Art Contest

New Smyrna Beach Library Sponsors Teen Art Contest

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Middle and high school students are invited to “turn dreams into reality” during a teen art competition at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Teens are asked to read books and submit works of art – photography or painting/mixed media – inspired by the theme, “Turn Dreams […]

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Symetra Tour Championship Tees Off In Daytona Beach

Symetra Tour Championship Tees Off In Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL – The Symetra Tour – the official road to the Ladies’ Professional Golf Association – closes the 2014 season this week in Daytona Beach. Thursday is when the Symetra Tour Championship presented by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will begin at LPGA International’s Jones Course. “We are excited to bring the Symetra Tour Championship […]

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Upcoming Public Events Scheduled At Embry-Riddle

Upcoming Public Events Scheduled At Embry-Riddle

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m. The President’s Speaker Series welcomes Jo Becker, author of Forcing Spring. New York Times best-selling author and columnist Jo Beck will discuss with host Marc Bernier the changing American views on the subject of same-sex marriage and what is happening in the court system in her new book, Forcing Spring: […]

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Human Rights Watch Attorney To Speak At Stetson University

Human Rights Watch Attorney To Speak At Stetson University

DeLand, FL – Megan McLemore, attorney and senior researcher in the Health and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, will give a public lecture at Stetson University,entitled “Crime, Punishment and HIV” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept 23, in the Stetson Room, on the second floor of the Carlton Union Building, 131 E. Minnesota Ave., DeLand. […]

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Lyonia Environmental Center Announces October Programs

Lyonia Environmental Center Announces October Programs

Deltona, FL – Lyonia Environmental Center will host a variety of hikes and classes – ranging from an owl pellet dissection lab to a nature photography workshop – in October. Programs will be held in the center’s classroom unless otherwise indicated. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 386-789-7207, ext. 21028. Free programs include: […]

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Port Orange “Santa Claus” Bank Robber Sentenced To 8 Years Behind Bars

Port Orange “Santa Claus” Bank Robber Sentenced To 8 Years Behind Bars

Volusia County, FL – 64-year-old Mark London will spend 8 years behind bars for his conviction in a 2013 bank robbery in Port Orange where he dressed as Santa Claus. London was in court today. London pleaded no contest to charges of robbery, displaying a hoax bomb, possession of a schedule 1 substance, and possession […]

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Daytona Beach Police Need Help To ID 7-11 Armed Robber

Daytona Beach Police Need Help To ID 7-11 Armed Robber

Daytona Beach, FL – Police are asking for the public’s help to track down a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint last Saturday. Daytona Beach police say the suspect entered the store at 700 South Beach Street just before 4:30 in the morning armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. The suspect demanded money […]

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Roommate Fight Leads To Arrest For Abuse Of 911 Line

Roommate Fight Leads To Arrest For Abuse Of 911 Line

Daytona Beach, FL – A fight between roommates at their home near Daytona Beach ends with one of them arrested for abusing the 911 emergency phone system. 28-year-old James D. Barrett, Jr. is free on $1,000 bond after the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office booked him into the Volusia County Jail Wednesday afternoon. VCSO says it […]

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Driver Cited After Crashing Car Into South Daytona Home

Driver Cited After Crashing Car Into South Daytona Home

South Daytona, FL – A 16-year-old girl is OK and a man is cited after South Daytona police say he crashed his vehicle into her bedroom as she slept and then fled the scene. Zack Juddson was cited with leaving the scene of an accident at 1976 Magnolia Drive once the Daytona Beach Police Department […]

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20 Year Jail Sentence For Daytona Beach Robber & Carjacker

20 Year Jail Sentence For Daytona Beach Robber & Carjacker

Daytona Beach, FL – A Daytona Beach man is sentenced to 20 years in a state prison for using a pellet gun to rob a snowcone store and carjack a man and his son earlier this year. 30-year-old Johnny H. Quatto learned his fate on Thursday through 7th Circuit Judge Leah Case after he entered […]

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Cincinnati Reds Agree To 4-Year Single-A Deal With Daytona

Cincinnati Reds Agree To 4-Year Single-A Deal With Daytona

Daytona Beach, FL – Less than 2 days after the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball pull their Single-A team out of Daytona Beach, one of their rivals in the National League’s Central Division will take their place. Big Game Florida – the company that owns what used to be known as the Daytona Cubs […]

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