Deland Newswire

Deland Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Deland, FL.

Results 1 - 20 of 302 for "u:news-journalonline.com" in Deland, FL

  1. Mark Lane: Watching the recount and the mighty DS850Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    I found myself staring at the beige Election Systems and Software DS850 high-speed optical scanner Monday afternoon at the Volusia County Department of Elections office. The machine makes a pleasant pneumatic noise as it lifts a stack of ballots into place.

    Comment?

  2. Last football teams standing: Lopez, Trinity make rare trips to...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two local teams survived the carnage of the opening week of the FHSAA's football playoffs, and both are relative newcomers to the second round. Father Lopez and Trinity Christian prevailed on Friday night, two schools with student populations of fewer than 500.

    Comment?

  3. For 1st time in 15 years, Volusia prepares to increase impact feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It took some coercing in the past year from city officials and residents, but Volusia County finally appears set - for the first time since 2003 - to ask developers to chip in more for road improvements around new growth. The question, though - one that's expected to be answered during a council meeting Tuesday - is how much will impact fees be raised.

    Comment?

  4. 100 years ago Volusians greeted end of 'war to end wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A forgotten plaque by a parking lot, names some of the Volusians who ventured from their small town into a world at war. At Breakers Oceanside Park, near the stairs to the parking lot, is a flagpole.

    Comment?

  5. Ponce Inlet police officer fired after domestic battery arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Ponce Inlet police officer was fired less than two months after his arrest on a domestic battery charge and he decided at the last minute not to file an appeal in an effort to keep his job, the police chief said. Bradley Craig, 40, of DeLand, was arrested at his home the night of July 24 after his wife called 9-1-1 and told the operator that Craig " punched me ... punched me so hard I could hardly see," according to internal affairs documents and the arrest report.

    Comment?

  6. Florida Democrats drop suit against Volusia elections supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DELAND - The Florida Democratic Party dropped a lawsuit filed less than a day earlier against Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Lisa Lewis after the supervisor on Friday turned over a list of persons who voted via provisional ballots. Lewis said the list was provided "over my objection" to the Florida Democratic Party about an hour before an emergency hearing on the impasse at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand.

    Comment?

  7. Deputies looking for Volusia courthouse bomb threat suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Detectives hope to arrest a man who made two threatening phone calls Tuesday, claiming people "were going to die" the following morning at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand, according to the Sheriff's Office. The call-takers said the man first called at 3:45 p.m. and then called again 20 minutes later.

    Comment?

  8. 3 recounts, 1 lawsuit: All in a day for Volusia's canvassing boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Mandatory recounts for the Edgewater City Council District 1 and Volusia County Council District 1 races, both with candidate returns less than half a percentage point away from each other, begin at 9:00 a.m. Friday at the Department of Elections at the courthouse in DeLand. Barbara Girtman leads the Volusia County Council race over incumbent Pat Patterson by only 177 votes among 41,103 cast.

    Comment?

  9. Lake Helen hopes to annex African-American cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Sharon Johnson visits her loved ones buried in Suber Memorial Gardens, she can't help but think of what it may have looked like if Interstate 4 had never separated the African-American cemetery from Lake Helen. But that's what happened about 60 years ago.

    Comment?

  10. DNA sample taken from DeBary teen accused in mom's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DELAND - Gregory Ramos will remain held in juvenile jail and the DNA of the DeBary 15-year-old accused of strangling his mother to death will be taken, a judge ordered on Wednesday. Ramos, who Volusia County sheriff's investigators said killed his mother after an argument over school grades then buried her behind a church, will remain in secure detention by the Department of Juvenile Justice.

    Comment?

  11. Girtman, Denys win Volusia County Council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The wave of criticism that washed over Volusia County government this year was enough to sweep away its longtime manager. The question ahead of Election Day: Could County Council incumbents Deb Denys and Pat Patterson stay afloat amid an outcry over transparency and developer influence? Yes and no.

    Comment?

  12. Packed Volusia School Board agenda includes $8 million property saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Nestled in a packed agenda for Wednesday's Volusia County School Board meeting is a chance for the district to finally cash in on $8 million for capital projects that it's been chasing for two years. The sale of two surplus properties marks the end of the lengthy process to sell a four-acre parcel in DeLand and a 78-acre parcel in Daytona that prompted a bidding war almost a year ago.

    Comment?

  13. VIDEO: 'Bragging rights' goal gets man stuck down DeLand-area wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Deltona man vying for the "bragging" title of climbing down an abandoned 40-foot well slipped and fell into the dark shaft early Wednesday and firefighters had to come pluck out the panicked fellow, officials said. A frightened Hunter Gurney, 18, was found at 1:29 a.m. sitting at the bottom of the dry cistern complaining of feeling ill, Volusia County Sheriff's Office report shows.

    Comment?

  14. 17 internet cafes shut down by Volusia Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DELAND - The discovery of unreported robberies by illegal internet cafes and a court's decision making the businesses unlawful prompted the closing of 17 Volusia County gambling establishments this week, officials said. On Friday, Volusia County sheriff's deputies started serving cease-and-desist orders to known internet cafes after the 1st District Court of Appeal declared them illicit operations, said Sheriff Mike Chitwood.

    Comment?

  15. Heather Post often stands alone on Volusia County CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Volusia County Councilwoman Deb Denys announced this month that she would be serving as chairwoman of the Central Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization, representing 10 counties, nobody on the council objected or asked questions. Moments later, Councilwoman Heather Post got a different reaction when she asked for a letter of support in a bid for a spot on the Florida Association of Counties' executive board.

    Comment?

  16. 12 Halloween events for kids and adults in Volusia/Flagler Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Trick-or-treating will be part of the block party on Beach Street from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and also includes games and a "decorate your own candy bag" station.

    Comment?

  17. DeLand's Kneading Sweets bakes up Halloween cookie creations Updated Oct 23 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    "We used to decorate cakes together.” Fairweather and Monica Lawson, the owners of downtown DeLand's Kneading Sweets Bakery, recently baked up two Halloween cookie creations. Lawson opted for a cookie cake topped with seasonal candies from candy corn to gummy worms while Fairweather made pumpkin white chocolate chip cookies.

    Comment?

  18. Residents urge Volusia County Council to up impact feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As Volusia County Council members ponder a consultant's recommendation to more than double impact fees paid by developers - a change that could generate $7 million in extra road revenue a year, but affect the cost of new homes - they wanted to hear from constituents and building leaders. That first town hall meeting was held Tuesday night in DeLand, and the small number of residents in attendance sent a clear message to their elected county delegates: Increase the impact fees.

    Comment?

  19. Volusia council races heat up; District 3 debate Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In order to retain their respective seats on the Volusia County Council, two incumbents - Pat Patterson and Deb Denys - will have to defeat challengers who are doing all they can to shine as much light as possible on recent problems in county government. Ahead of Election Day, those issues that led to the resignation of a county manager - criticisms over transparency, the county's handling of public safety operations, questions over how much developers influence decisions -are fair game for attacks in campaign ads, interviews and debates.

    Comment?

  20. Volusia Pride Festival promotes unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DJ, vendors, the Central Florida Sounds of Freedom Marching Band and Color Guard and a family-friendly drag show took over Old Fort Park in New Smyrna Beach on Saturday. The 7th annual Volusia Pride Festival also focused on collecting non-perishable, non-expired food items to help stock Gifts of Love Food Bank, which serves Southeast Volusia.

    Comment?

Deland Job Listings
View or post Deland job listings on Topix.
Deland Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Deland from Topix.
Deland Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Deland on Topix.