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FHP Warns Drivers Of Smoke From US 1 Flagler Wildfire

FHP Warns Drivers Of Smoke From US 1 Flagler Wildfire

Flagler County, FL-FHP was warning drivers along US 1 in Flagler County about possible smoky conditions from a wildfire sparked Friday near Aldenham Lane. Troopers advise drivers to use caution and say visibility could deteriorate quickly due to smoke/fog type conditions especially at night or in the early morning hours. FHP advising driver use low […]

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Busy Days Ahead Of Storm For County Beach Safety

Busy Days Ahead Of Storm For County Beach Safety

Volusia County, FL-As TS Erika churns through the Caribbean, County Beach Safety officers are prepping the beach here for whatever happens. Beach Safety Captain Aaron Jenkins says over the next few days VCBS will secure non-essential towers off the beach, shuffle traffic signs off the beach to the nearest approaches, secure toll booths off the […]

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FPL Crews Prepare For TS Erika

FPL Crews Prepare For TS Erika

Volusia County, FL-FPL spokesman Bill Orlove say the utility is ready for Tropical Storm Erika and plans year round for something like this. Orlove says the company has activated it’s emergency response plan and contacted other utilities identifying additional workers to come help if needed. Orlove says the utility has invested in things like smart […]

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Lightning Strike Blamed In Port Orange House Fire

Lightning Strike Blamed In Port Orange House Fire

Port Orange, FL-Fire crews responded to a house fire in Port Orange today after an apparent lightning strike just before 2 PM. A gas line ruptured at the scene and was on fire when crews got to the home at 1948 Crane Lakes Boulevard. The lightning strike happened as a line of strong storms moved […]

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Ormond Police Looking For Woman In Texaco Robbery

Ormond Police Looking For Woman In Texaco Robbery

Ormond Beach, FL- Police in Ormond Beach have identified the suspect wanted in an alleged robbery of a 59-year-old man at a Texaco Station on August 16. The woman is 35-year-old Danielle Marie Moher. Ormond Beach Police are currently looking for Danielle Marie Moher and say she may have left the area to avoid arrest. […]

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Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Erika

Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Erika

Tallahassee, FL- In a state that hasn’t seen a major hurricane hit in almost ten years, Governor Rick Scott sounded a warning bell today in Tallahassee. Scott told residents, some who have never been through a tropical storm or hurricane, to get ready now for whatever Tropical Storm Erika brings. Governor Scott declared a State of […]

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Free Sandbags, Sand Available Here Ahead Of Erika

Free Sandbags, Sand Available Here Ahead Of Erika

Central FL-Volusia County’s Public Works Department will provide free sand and bags to county residents from 7 a.m. to dusk each day through the weekend ahead of TS Erika. Residents should bring shovels and be prepared to fill and transport bags. Materials are available at these Public Works offices: ● 530 N. Dixie Freeway, New […]

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Catch A Flick At The Deltona Regional Library

Catch A Flick At The Deltona Regional Library

Deltona, FL-Watch recent Hollywood releases in the Deltona Regional Library auditorium on select Sundays and Mondays. September’s schedule includes: ● “The Age of Adaline”: 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. Blake Lively and Harrison Ford star in this romantic drama about a young woman who is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a […]

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PogTV Announces The 2015 Film Festival Winners

PogTV Announces The 2015 Film Festival Winners

Port Orange,FL – Port Orange Government TV (pogTV) is proud to announce the winners of the 8th annual pogTV Film Festival.   First place went to the film “Yesterday’s Affections” by filmmakers Grant Godbee, Wayne Thweatt and Siobhan Guest from Mainland High School.   The first place winners receive $150.00 and an award. The judging was based on creativity, technical merit, production […]

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Seniors Celebrate Their Day At The Flagler Library

Seniors Celebrate Their Day At The Flagler Library

Flagler County, FL-Some 160 seniors celebrated “Senior Citizens Day” at the Flagler County Public Library and were treated to a special Rodgers and Hammerstein tribute. “It started at noon with 50 participants from the Wickline Center,” Library Director Holly Albanese said. “We first seated them in the Meeting Room where they were treated to Chick-fil-A, which was […]

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“Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” Runs Until Labor Day

“Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” Runs Until Labor Day

Daytona Beach, FL – Law enforcement nationwide are gearing up to crack down on drunk drivers. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office will take part in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which starts Friday (August 21st) and runs until Labor Day. The 20-day high-visibility campaign is a […]

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Port Orange Flushing Out Water System For Next 6 Weeks

Port Orange Flushing Out Water System For Next 6 Weeks

Port Orange, FL – The Port Orange Utilities Department will perform its annual flushing of the water distribution system beginning Monday (August 24th). The treatment is done to improve water quality and is referred to as the “annual flushing and treating of the Water Distribution System.” The scheduled completion date of the treatment and flushing […]

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County Mosquito Control Adds Third Chopper

County Mosquito Control Adds Third Chopper

Volusia County, FL-There’s a new tool in the arsenal of mosquito control here, as County Mosquito Control welcomes a new helicopter to the department’s fleet. The unit now has three to reach areas where trucks and people just can’t go. A new MD 520N single-engine helicopter was recently delivered by the maker, MD Helicopters of […]

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Volusia County Emergency Management Tracks Erika

Volusia County Emergency Management Tracks Erika

Volusia County, FL-Update: The County EOC now will be only partially activated for Saturday and Sunday. Earlier reporting: County Emergency Management officials are huddling and keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Erika as the system progresses through the Caribbean with a current forecast arrival in FL early Monday morning as a tropical storm. Earlier forecasts said […]

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DUI Checkpoint Planned In Flagler County

DUI Checkpoint Planned In Flagler County

Flagler County, FL-Flagler County deputies will be manning a DUI checkpoint Saturday night into Sunday morning. The checkpoint will also be doing a safety check on vehicles. FCSO says the checkpoint at State Road 100 is being paid for with a $100,000 grant from FDOT. It will be operational from 8 PM to 4 AM […]

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Flagler Prepares For Erika, Opens Call Center

Flagler Prepares For Erika, Opens Call Center

Flagler County, FL-As phones begin to ring here with questions about what is now Tropical Storm Erika, Flagler County is going proactive and opening a call-in center today. The center will begin operation at 9 AM today and close at 5PM. It will open again Friday for the same hours. The number is 386-586-5111. “The phone […]

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Suspect In Custody After Girl Grabbed Near Silver Sands Middle

Suspect In Custody After Girl Grabbed Near Silver Sands Middle

Port Orange, FL-A recorded phone message went out Wednesday morning to parents of students at Silver Sands Middle School in Port Orange after what was first reported as the attempted abduction of a female student on her way to school around 8 AM. Deputies have taken a suspect into custody. He’s identified as 31-year-old Jayzel […]

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Tropical Storm Erika Chugs Toward Caribbean, Targets FL

Tropical Storm Erika Chugs Toward Caribbean, Targets FL

  Volusia County, FL-Watches and warnings are posted in the British Virgin Islands, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico today ahead of Tropical Storm Erika. The National Hurricane Center’s current forecast track takes the storm to S. FL by early Monday morning, but the cone of uncertainty path now is still hundreds of miles […]

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