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1 hr ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Two of the county's three tourism advertising authority boards are set Tuesday to mull a controversial $20 million proposal to lure a national amateur sports association to Daytona Beach. The West Volusia Advertising Authority and the Southeast Volusia Advertising Authority boards will discuss the proposal that calls for them to guarantee a $15 million loan to build 12 to 16 artificial-turf ball fields and office space in Daytona Beach to get the United States Specialty Sports Association to relocate from Kissimmee.
3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Local property investors Steve and Jerry Unatin have bought the property and building where a 7-Eleven convenience store/gas station is located at 3795 Roscommon Drive in Ormond Beach. The sale is not expected to affect the 7-Eleven, which is leased to a local franchisee.
8 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- Health officials are urging people in Volusia County to take extra precautions after a 34-year-old woman contracted the mosquito-borne West Nile virus. The Florida Department of Health announced Monday that the virus has been confirmed by the state laboratory.
10 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
A Daytona Beach police officer was arrested over the weekend on charges that include felony domestic violence and written threats to kill, court records show. Sarah Louise Martin, 27, was arrested Saturday night by Port Orange Police, records show.
14 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
The Daytona State College Foundation will host its annual fundraising gala at 6 p.m. Thursday at the college's Mori Hosseini Center on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. This year's honored guest for the charity event will be the Bert Fish Foundation and its president, Dr. William Schildecker. “Dr. Schildecker and the Fish Foundation have generously supported the college and many community organizations throughout the years,” said DSC Foundation Executive Director Kay Burniston.
The At Your Service column appears in The News-Journal on Mondays. Featured this week are service groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. AARP: 55 Alive Mature Driving, Tax-Aid, Medigap programs, driver's safety programs and more.
Local cities use a reliably hard-working labor force for a low cost - and all of them go home to the same big house each day after work. Tomoka Correctional Institution, a state prison west of Daytona Beach, dispatches inmates to handle mowing and landscaping throughout that city as well as three other municipalities - Palm Coast, DeLand and Holly Hill.
Fall is traditionally the season for high school seniors and juniors to start making their college selections. It's also a time, as the new year approaches, for anyone to consider a college education, ways to advance a career or re-tool for a new job.
Humane societies and animal advocacy groups in Volusia and Flagler counties teamed up with PetSmart this weekend for an adoption event offering more than 100 dogs, cats and even rabbits. PetSmart Charities is the largest funder of animal welfare in North America.
A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week's National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones. More than 200,000 people are expected to attend the annual air races, which ends a five-day run Sunday.
As construction continues on the first new hotel in west Volusia County in more than a decade, business leaders hope a new 94-room Hampton Inn & Suites on the northern end of DeLand will help a hotel room supply crunch that is set to get worse in the coming years. The hotel, located just south of the DeLand Wal-Mart Supercenter in the north end of town, is on track to open early next year.
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It wasn't an ordinary boat ride for Jonathan Jaworski. It was a rare chance for the Embry-Riddle freshman to show NASA astronauts what he's been working on in the college classroom.
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A crash on northbound I-95 on Friday morning in Ormond Beach shut down both outside lanes, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The accident occurred just after 8 a.m., but no injuries were reported on the FHP's website.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:24 pm
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