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7 Acre Brush Fire Forces Closure Of CR 415 In Port Orange

7 Acre Brush Fire Forces Closure Of CR 415 In Port Orange

Port Orange, FL – A 2-alarm brush fire forces the closure of County Road 415/Tomoka Farms Road in Port Orange. Volusia County dispatchers say that fire – which is now at 7 acres in size – is apparently on both sides of CR 415, but is not threatening any homes or any other structures at […]

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Daytona Cubs Rebound From Slow Start To Make FSL Playoffs

Daytona Cubs Rebound From Slow Start To Make FSL Playoffs

Daytona Beach, FL – Following a sluggish start where they lost 13 of their first 15 games, the Daytona Cubs are surging as they look to win the Florida State League championship for the 3rd time in 4 years. Despite ending the year with an overall record of 67-69, the Single-A affiliate of the Chicago […]

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25 Arrested & Dog Saved During Flagler Labor Day DUI Operation

25 Arrested & Dog Saved During Flagler Labor Day DUI Operation

Palm Coast, FL – 25 people were arrested and a dog was saved in Flagler County this Labor Day weekend as the Sheriff’s Office there worked a special operation targeting impaired drivers and boaters. FCSO says they did extra patrols county-wide starting on Friday (August 29th) and ending on Labor Day itself which led to […]

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Photos Released & Reward Increased In 7-Eleven Robbery

Photos Released & Reward Increased In 7-Eleven Robbery

Deltona, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for an armed man after a Deltona convenience store was robbed during the Labor Day weekend. Security video photos showing that suspect were released by VCSO on Tuesday, over 2 days after the 7-Eleven on Providence Boulevard was robbed by a man with a […]

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Man Arrested For Trying To Carjack FCSO Deputy & Wife

Man Arrested For Trying To Carjack FCSO Deputy & Wife

Palm Coast, FL – A Palm Coast man is held on $10,500 bond after a Flagler County deputy says that man and 2 others tried to carjack his personal vehicle near Florida Hospital Flagler. 41-year-old Larkland A. Harris of Pickering Drive was cuffed and booked by the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office just after 10:30pm Sunday […]

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Black Bears In Daytona Beach Neighborhood Prompt Community Meeting

Black Bears In Daytona Beach Neighborhood Prompt Community Meeting

Daytona Beach, FL – One or more black bears recently cruising through a Daytona Beach neighborhood have prompted a community meeting. A recent video posted of a bear in the front yard of homes in the Bayberry subdivision off LPGA Boulevard went viral online. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 8, at 6:30pm at […]

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Halifax Health-Hospice Launches Pet Loss Support Group

Halifax Health-Hospice Launches Pet Loss Support Group

Daytona Beach, FL - Halifax Health – Hospice has launched Tender Paws, a free pet loss support group that provides emotional support to grieving pet lovers, at its Daytona Beach and DeLand locations. “The loss of a pet can be a devastating experience.  For many pet lovers it is every bit as traumatic as losing a […]

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Volusia Teacher Selected As Facilitator For Online Collaboration

Volusia Teacher Selected As Facilitator For Online Collaboration

DeLand, FL - Jeanne Wright, first grade teacher at Cypress Creek Elementary in Port Orange, was selected as a facilitator for the National Education Association (NEA) Great Public Schools (GPS) Network.  The GPS Network is an online community where teachers, parents, education support professional and other community stakeholders can share ideas and resources aimed at improving […]

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Halifax Humane Society Celebrates Pets’ Hard Work With Adoption Special

Halifax Humane Society Celebrates Pets’ Hard Work With Adoption Special

Daytona Beach, FL - This Labor Day weekend, Halifax Humane Society is celebrating the hard work pets perform to improve their owners’ quality of life.  From Friday, August 29 through Monday, September 1, HHS pets can be adopted for just $5, $15, or $50.  HHS will be open regular hours all weekend – 10am-6pm Friday, Saturday, and Monday; 10am-2pm Sunday. Pets […]

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Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center Friends Receives Donation Of Grand Piano

Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center Friends Receives Donation Of Grand Piano

Ormond Beach, FL - When the board of directors for the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Friends organization asked PAC Supervisor Marc Schwartz what acquisition would most benefit the Performing Arts Center, Schwartz immediately replied, “a $50,000 concert grand piano!” Fast forward one year and Ormond Beach resident, Janet Dannehower, notified the board that she was downsizing […]

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Volusia Mall Announces Plans To Support Boy & Girls Club Of America

Volusia Mall Announces Plans To Support Boy & Girls Club Of America

Daytona Bch., FL - Volusia Mall, as part of the CBL Cares platform, announced plans to support Boy & Girls Club of America (BGCA) through the “Give Kids a Winning Chance” program being conducted at CBL malls throughout the country.   This national partnership with Coca-Cola and BGCA will collect sporting equipment, arts and craft supplies, educational […]

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Halifax Health-Hospice To Host 13th Annual 5K Run & Walk

Halifax Health-Hospice To Host 13th Annual 5K Run & Walk

Daytona Bch., FL - Halifax Health – Hospice will host the 13th Annual 5K Run & Walk – Celebrating the Spirit of Caregiving on Sunday, September 14 at the Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater, 2001 City Center Circle in Port Orange beginning at 7:30 am.  For the fourth consecutive year, the event’s presenting sponsor is Yarbrough Wealth Management Group at Merrill […]

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2 Hurt, 1 Charged Following Machete Attack In Daytona

2 Hurt, 1 Charged Following Machete Attack In Daytona

Daytona Beach, FL – A family fight apparently led to 2 people taking machete wounds and another under arrest for attacking them. The Daytona Beach Police Department arrested 24-year-old Aisha Gillis on a pair of aggravated battery charges soon after officers were called out to the home on 221 Garden Street around 3:20pm Labor Day. […]

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VCSO: Deltona Man Fired At Deputies During Stand-Off

VCSO: Deltona Man Fired At Deputies During Stand-Off

Deltona, FL – A Deltona man faces a slew of charges for being drunk when he fired a shotgun at least 2 times during a 4 hour stand-off with deputies. 28-year-old Timothy Marker is locked up at the Volusia County Jail after he surrendered to them peacefully around 6pm Sunday, 4 hours after the Volusia […]

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US 1 Briefly Shut Down Following Daytona Hotel Fire

US 1 Briefly Shut Down Following Daytona Hotel Fire

Daytona Beach, FL – Both sides of US 1 were shut down for a brief time after fire broke out at a Daytona Beach hotel, destroying a hotel room in the process. The Daytona Beach Fire Department was called out to the Regency Hotel on 619 North Ridgewood Avenue around 8:40am on Labor Day. DBFD […]

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Trial Date Set For Former WCA Teacher On Child Porn Charges

Trial Date Set For Former WCA Teacher On Child Porn Charges

Orlando, FL – The trial of the former Warner Christian Academy teacher charged with having and making child pornography will begin later this year. A United States Department of Justice spokesman tells WNDB News that 43-year-old Matthew Graziotti’s trial is scheduled to start on November 3rd. Prior to that, Graziotti should be back in court […]

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Wanted Man Escapes From DBPD While In Handcuffs

Wanted Man Escapes From DBPD While In Handcuffs

Daytona Beach, FL – A wanted man manages to run away from Daytona Beach police while his arms were handcuffed behind his back. 18-year-old Dontavious J. Williams of East Normandy Boulevard in Deltona remains at large after a Daytona Beach Police Department officer had him in custody early Saturday morning at the Southside Inn on […]

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Ohio Man Dead After Bouncer Throws Him Out Of Daytona Bar

Ohio Man Dead After Bouncer Throws Him Out Of Daytona Bar

Daytona Beach, FL – A man authorities say was working as a Daytona Beach bar bouncer is held without bond after a man he allegedly tossed out of that bar ends up dead. 38-year-old James M. O’Brien of Pergola Place in Ormond Beach is held on a probation violation at the Volusia County Jail as […]

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