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Residents of the Halifax Health taxing district will pay the same tax rate next fiscal year. The public hospital system's Board of Commissioners voted 5-2 Monday to adopt a tax rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value.
A Port Orange motorcyclist who struck a couple from Ohio two years ago on Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores during Bikertoberfest was sentenced to four years in prison Monday for driving drunk when the accident happened, prosecutors said. Not only was Michael Beard, 47, driving his motorcycle while drunk in October 2012, but it was his fourth offense.
Patricia “Patti” Miracle isn't just any bar owner here. Miracle, the owner of Roadside Tavern, said her goal when she bought the former Bootsie's Hideway at 3400 S. Nova Road in Port Orange three years ago was to create a female-friendly bar where her customers could relax and socialize in a safe environment.
A Port Orange man has been charged with torching the house of his live-in girlfriend after the pair argued, police said. Robert Hall, 56, was charged with arson to a dwelling after police said he burned the residence of Stacey Algieri at the 5200 block of Sydney Street in Port Orange.
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Two North Texans are part of a group of 16 men and women facing federal charges accused of being part of the so-called "Felony Lane Gang." The group is suspected of breaking into vehicles and stealing purses, wallets, bank checks, bank cards, drivers' licenses and other personal identifying information.
By Eileen Zaffiro-Kean and Tony Holt firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 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.
News-Journal Readers Choice winners in attendence received their official winning certificates from The News-Journal's advertising director, Bob Geiger, and had their photo taken with the newspaper's publisher, Bill Offill, at the Stonewood Grill & Tavern in Port Orange Wednesday, Sept. 10. - See more at: http://www.news-journalevents.com/promos/news-journal.htm News-Journal Readers Choice winners in attendence received their official winning certificates from The News-Journal's advertising director, Bob Geiger, and had their photo taken with the newspaper's publisher, Bill Offill, at the Stonewood Grill & Tavern in Port Orange Wednesday, Sept.
Thursday marked 13 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, and local residents will mark the anniversary with several ceremonies across Central Florida. Nearly 3,000 flags were placed on display at the Valencia College in Osceola County.
The Halifax Health Board of Commissioners is updating the strategic plan for the public hospital system to outline how it will navigate a changing health care landscape. The board also wants to evaluate the performance of Halifax Health CEO Jeff Feasel by the end of the calendar year, Chairman John Johnson said after Monday's board meeting.
A teenager was repeatedly punched in the face by a 44-year-old-man who accused him of stealing a marijuana plant from the suspect's property, according to a Port Orange police arrest report. While 18-year-old Jordan Lanphear was attacked by suspect George Welbourne inside an enclosed backyard shed earlier this week, Welbourne's girlfriend Michelle Stumbo, 46, and her three children, looked on, the report states.
Volusia County teacher Jeanne Wright was selected to serve as a facilitator for a national online community where teachers, parents and other stakeholders can share ideas and resources. Wright, who teaches first grade at Cypress Creek Elementary in Port Orange, will be a facilitator for the National Education Association Great Public Schools Network.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:13 pm
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