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  1. Volusia property values jump by more than $3 billionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia property values increased countywide for the third year in a row. The county's just values - figures that show the state of the local real estate market - were up by more than $3 billion or 7.5 percent, according to pre-preliminary tax roll estimates released Friday.

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  2. Trump-Sanders debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    THE CONCEPT: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are talking about debating ahead of the June 7 California primary, exciting local supporters. Such a debate between one party's presumptive presidential nominee and another party's underdog would be unprecedented in modern times.

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  3. Registration open for summer Driver EdRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Students interested in earning credit in Driver Education this summer can register now at their home high school. There is no fee for the program and students will earn a half elective credit and a paperless waiver of the road test for an operator's license.

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  4. Central Florida Partnership exec to address DeLand ChamberRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Jacob Stuart, president of the Central Florida Partnership, will be the speaker at the next West Volusia Means Business luncheon. The event, put on by the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce & Orange City Alliance, will be on June 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Grant Bly House, 842 E. New York Ave., DeLand.

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  5. Emergency court hearing set over removal of DeBary Mayor Clint JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    EMERGENCY HEARING: Judge Sandra Upchurch will hear the case for a temporary injunction to halt a June 1 hearing before the City Council where Mayor Clint Johnson could be removed from office. WHEN AND WHERE: 11 a.m. Thursday, Volusia County Courthouse, 101 N. Alabama Ave. Courtroom 4A, DeLand WHAT'S THE TROUBLE WITH THE MAYOR? The city attorney claimed in an agenda summary for a May 4 meeting that a text and an email from Johnson to city staff appeared to be orders.

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  6. DeLand names Amanda Simmons new volleyball coachRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Former DeLand star and assistant volleyball coach Amanda Simmons has been named the new head coach. Simmons replaces Steven Foxworth, who resigned Tuesday a month before the Volusia County School Board was supposed to approve his termination over remarks he made over Twitter to a freshman regarding her body.

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  7. 4-Her's tree planted to honor local farmerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DELAND – Volusia County Farm Bureau board members planted a naval orange tree May 17 they purchased during an annual 4-H competition. The tree, planted at the Farm Bureau office, was dedicated to longtime citrus farmer and Farm Bureau board member Bruce Crump, who passed away in August.

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  8. Claude Varn 'instrumental' in NE Florida developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Claude Grady Varn was born Aug. 24, 1890, in Polk County and died Jan. 5, 1927, in St. Augustine. He married Marjorie A Boor on June 10, 1915.

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  9. Volusia County needs more details on DeLand's plan for $1 million homeless bed expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    City leaders hope Volusia County will spend more than $1 million to expand The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia with more crisis shelter beds and a day center for the homeless, but County Manager Jim Dinneen said the county needs a proposal. "They're going to have to show us a plan," Dinneen said Tuesday after learning of DeLand's plans from an article in The News-Journal.

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  10. DeLand volleyball coach accused of inappropriate tweets resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County school district could consider revising its professional standards policy to address social media use for employees after a DeLand High School volleyball coach made remarks over Twitter to a freshman regarding her body. A month before the board was supposed to approve his termination, Steven Foxworth announced his resignation in a letter to Superintendent Tom Russell.

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  11. Tim Tebow highlights first-ever best of preps banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A collection of the area's top high school athletes took home honors and two-time national champion and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow brought down the house as keynote speaker Monday night at The News-Journal's first-ever Best of Preps awards banquet. The event, sponsored by Halifax Health, Jon Hall Chevrolet, Daytona Hyundai and ICI Homes featured a sit-down dinner followed by a 45-minute question-and answer session with Tebow and News-Journal columnist Ken Willis.

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  12. Alcohol evidence tossed in 2011 deaths of 2 motorcyclists during BiketoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A judge has thrown out the blood-alcohol evidence against a DeLand woman charged with DUI manslaughter in a crash that killed two motorcyclists during Biketoberfest 2011. The ruling is a significant defeat for prosecutors in the case against Rita Laurie Carter, 23, who was charged with two counts of DUI manslaughter in the wreck on Oct. 16, 2011, on Interstate 4 near DeLand.

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  13. DeLand to discuss homelessness tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    WHAT: A comprehensive workshop on homelessness by the DeLand City Commission WHEN: 6 p.m. Monday WHERE: City Hall, 120 S. Florida Ave. TAKING PART: Neighborhood Center of West Volusia, Volusia-Flagler Commission on Homelessness WHAT THE MAYOR IS SAYING: Mayor Bob Apgar wrote in a letter to homeless advocate Michael Pastore that "This is a real opportunity for our City, service providers, the faith based community and other West Volusia cities to join together and craft viable and effective solutions to prevent and end homelessness in our community."

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  14. Volusia School Board looks to balance insurance costs with teacher raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Less than a week removed from a heated impasse hearing that left many teachers grumbling about the district, the Volusia County School Board can expect an earful Tuesday about its decision to pay for raises by making employees pay more for health benefits next year. More than 10 teachers are expected to speak out at the meeting - which starts at 5:30 p.m. at the DeLand Administrative Complex - before the board votes on which insurance plans to select for the coming year.

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  15. LANE: George Zimmerman's gun deal thankfully misfiresRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It looks like Daytona Beach will not be home to the gun that America's most notorious self-appointed neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman, used in to 2012 to kill unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in Sanford. Now that's a Daytona moment we could really do without.

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  16. AFC Worldwide Express founder to address Daytona 1 Million Cups forumRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The founder of a global logistics company will be the featured speaker at this week's 1 Million Cups entrepreneurs forum in downtown Daytona Beach. While Glenn S. Henderson, the CEO of AFC Worldwide Express, is based in Atlanta, Georgia, he does have a local tie: he has a daughter who is a student at Stetson University in DeLand.

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  17. Grilled cheese eatery coming to DeLandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A variety of grilled cheese sandwiches will soon be on the menu for both the lunch and late-night crowd at a new bar and restaurant in downtown DeLand. Elizabeth Carpenter is getting ready to open YOLO Bar & Grilled Cheese at 208 N. Woodland Blvd. in mid-to-late June.

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  18. 3 Things to Do SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Cruise the Loop: Before heading out to the scenic route in Ormond Beach, grab donuts and coffee while they last at a 9:30 a.m. meetup at Belair Plaza, 2501 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach and then end the tour with food, drink and music at Hankster Hot Rod Museum of Daytona, 1790 S. Nova Road, South Daytona, from 11 a.m. to 2 pm. Free.

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  19. Police: Vehicle drags man, killing him DeLand hit-and-runRead the original story

    Saturday May 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian on a DeLand road, dragging him between 50 and 60 feet in the process, according to a city spokesman. The hit-and-run occurred sometime before 5 a.m. at the intersection of N. Clara Avenue and Michigan Avenue, Community Information Specialist Chris Graham said in a press release.

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  20. DeLand investigating body found in roadRead the original story

    Saturday May 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Investigators are combing the scene where a body was discovered early Saturday in the road near Michigan and Santa Clara avenues in DeLand, according to a city spokesman. The DeLand Police Department was called out to the scene around 5 a.m. and were still trying to find out details and identify the person by 9:30, said Community Information Specialist Chris Graham.

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