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Flagler County Commissioner Donald O'Brien Running for State House in 2024
Donald O'Brien, one of Flagler's five County Commissioners, is throwing his hat in the ring for a seat in the state legislature. O'Brien is running to capture the seat currently held by Paul Renner, …
B-CU Hires Raymond Woodie Jr. as Football Coach
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Bethune-Cookman University says it's finally found its new head coach for the 2023 season: Raymond Woodie Jr. Having once played for B-CU himself, Woodie has been in coaching …
Elderly Pilot Injured in Experimental Plane Crash in Oak Hill
OAK HILL, Fla. - A 78 year-old man was injured on Monday after reportedly crashing an experimental plane in Volusia County. Vincent Grasso is said to have built the plane at home and crashed it into …
State Government Accepting Applications for Hurricane Relief Funds
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for an allotment of grant money to reimburse repairs of hurricane damage from late last year. Both …
Ponte Vedra Charity Worker Accused of Volusia Molestation
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - A resident of Ponte Vedra Beach has been arrested and accused of molesting two juveniles while he worked with a charity some time ago. 51 year-old Gregory Somers was …
Matanzas High School Subject to Second Bomb Threat in Nine Days
PALM COAST - In another of what's becoming an increasingly common occurrence, Matanzas High School was issued a bomb threat Thursday morning. It's the second time it's happened in the span of nine …

 

Volusia County

Dierks Bentley to Perform Prior to Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Daytona International Speedway announced its pre-race entertainment on Monday for the upcoming Daytona 500: Dierks Bentley will trek to the world's most famous beach to prime …

Meyer Shank Again Triumphant in Rolex 24 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH - The 2023 Rolex 24 has concluded at Daytona International Speedway, and Meyer Shank Racing is victorious for the second straight year. The four-man driver lineup is the same crew who …

Rolex 24: Evening Update

Today marks the beginning of the 61st annual Rolex 24 race at Daytona International Speedway. Starting at 1:30pm EST, 61 sports cars and over 200 drivers will work to complete a full 24 hours of …

Flagler County
State News | News Service of Florida
Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood weighed in Friday night after the footage of Tyre Nichols' killing was made public. Nichols was killed at age 29 earlier this month during a traffic stop …
EDGEWATER, Fla. – 62 year-old Howard Adams, a resident of Edgewater in Volusia County, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge for his role in the Capitol riots on January 6th, 2021. He’s …
TALLAHASSEE - Governor Ron DeSantis has expanded upon his reasoning for rejecting a high school course on African American Studies. According to the Governor, an examination of the advanced placement …
DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. - Local beaches will be receiving considerable funding to address beach erosion from last year's pair of hurricanes, according to a Wednesday announcement from Governor Ron …
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Manny Diaz, the Chair of the Florida Democratic Party, has submitted his resignation following a disastrous 2022 election season for the party. Diaz, not to be confused by Ron …