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Scott in a panel about narcotics earlier this year.
Florida's Rick Scott to Challenge for GOP Senate Leader Job
Rick Scott, the junior of Florida’s two United States senators, has confirmed he’ll be vying to replace Mitch McConnell as the leader of the Senate’s Republican faction. McConnell, …
Corrections Officer, Off-Duty Deputy Both Charged with Sex Crimes Within Days
Two law enforcement officers have been arrested in recent days for separate sex crimes, as confirmed in statements by the Volusia Sheriff's Office and county government. A corrections officer was …
Flagler Tiger Bay Club to Feature Paul Renner as June Speaker
The Flagler Tiger Bay Club has announced that its monthly luncheon will be bringing in a heavyweight guest for its June event: outgoing Florida Speaker of the House Paul Renner. In addition to …
L-R: Tim Tebow and Marty Smith will be making the trek to Daytona Beach later this year.
Tim Tebow, Marty Smith to Speak for Daytona Beach Quarterback Club
One of northeast Florida's most storied athletic stars will be making a homecoming of sorts later this year to speak before a local nonprofit club. Tim Tebow, former NFL quarterback and professional …
Four Teens Arrested for Drive-By Shooting in Pierson
Four teenagers have been arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting in Pierson on Sunday, according to a new report from the Volusia Sheriff's Office. The incident occurred at around 11:52 pm on …
Flagler County’s Memorial Day Ceremony to Feature Retired Marine Col. Mark Thieme
The Flagler County government will be hosting its annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Government Services Building on Monday, May 27th, featuring a special guest: retired Marine Corps Colonel Mark …
Volusia County

South Daytona Teen Arrested for Flagler Schools Threats

Flagler Sheriff Rick Staly made an announcement on Friday that much of the county was awaiting anxiously: an arrest has been made in the repeated threats placed against multiple Flagler schools, …

Juanita 'Lightnin' Epton, Daytona International Speedway Ticket Worker Since '59, Dies at 103

A long, long-time employee of Daytona International Speedway and recently-recognized local legend, Juanita 'Lightnin' Epton, has passed away at 103 years old. Epton worked the ticket office at the …

Rock Legends Bring the House Down at Welcome to Rockville

The 2024 edition of Daytona International Speedway's Welcome to Rockville music festival was a massively-attended source of celebration and community over the weekend. The event, put on by Danny …

Flagler County
State News
Gas prices in Florida have reached their highest mark of 2024, bringing a financial strain to motorists at a time when many were hoping for relief. Though it hasn't come yet, some experts believe a …
The record for youngest person ever elected to the state legislature may soon change. At least it will if Jacksonville native Benjamin Sandlin gets his way. Sandlin, a 20-year-old Democratic …
The latest figures on gas prices across the state of Florida show that the average cost of a gallon of gas is finally starting to inch downward, following a period of consistent increases. The data, …
At a press conference in Naples on Tuesday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a piece of legislation to increase research toward Florida’s red tide crisis. The move came alongside a promise to spend …
Max Azzarello, a St. Augustine resident and self-described research investigator, was hospitalized Friday after setting his own body on fire outside of a New York City courthouse where former …