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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.
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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.
A local lodging association that represents about 100 hotels came out Thursday against a $20 million plan to attract a national amateur sports association to Daytona Beach, even as a small group of hoteliers forge ahead with the proposal. Bob Davis, president and CEO of the Hotel & Lodging Association of Volusia County, said Thursday that the proposal to use bed-tax revenues to build a facility for the United States Specialty Sports Association with ball fields and a headquarters in Daytona Beach is “a lousy deal.” “We will not support it,” Davis said.
The husband of the Ormond Beach woman facing multiple charges in a fatal DUI wreck is asking for help via a crowd-funding website with the hopes of raising $7,000 for his wife's legal defense. In a letter directed at alumni of Father Lopez Catholic High School in Daytona Beach, where Bob Arcuri worked as a teacher, Arcuri implores his former students for assistance in raising money to cover Jody Arcuri's legal fees.
A Daytona Beach nonprofit that provides drug abuse and mental health recovery services may add a rape crisis program to its mission as the community grapples with the closure of the Children's Advocacy Center of Volusia and Flagler. During a meeting at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County on Thursday, Stewart Marchman Behavioral Healthcare CEO Chet Bell said his nonprofit may apply for certification to become a Rape Crisis Center that would be funded through state grants.
By Eileen Zaffiro-Kean and Tony Holt email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org 11.09.14 EST Firefighters, local officials and residents paying respect to the tragedy's victims gathered in front of the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort Thursday morning to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City.
Humane societies and animal advocacy groups in Volusia and Flagler counties are teaming up with PetSmart this weekend for an adoption event offering more than 100 dogs, cats and even rabbits. The local version of the chain pet store's National Adoption Weekend will run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Daytona Beach store at 1900 W. International Speedway Blvd. All of the pets available for adoption are spayed or neutered and current on vaccinations, organizers said.
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