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  1. New housing starts surge in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Builders in Volusia and Flagler counties picked up the pace in June, starting the most new homes in a single month since before the Great Recession. D.R. Horton pulled 57 permits for new homes last month in Volusia County, the most of any builder.

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  2. Following Jim Dinneen's ouster, what's next for Volusia County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The sudden resignation of Volusia County's manager three weeks ago thrust most of the elected council members into uncharted territory. That's why a discussion Tuesday on the best way to choose a permanent replacement was no simple matter.

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  3. Volusia's interim manager vows more transparency, better communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A corner office on the third flood of the county administration building offers a view of the historic DeLand courthouse. It also provides a glimpse into how much George Recktenwald has done at Volusia County during his 20-year career.

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  4. Three incumbents join diverse group of candidates for Volusia County CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    On the heels of a tumultuous past few months that culminated in a protest and the sudden resignation of the county manager, the Volusia County Council is working to silence critics while seeking a new leader to steer operations, the budget and personnel. At the same time, four of the seven council seats are up for grabs in this year's election cycle, including three with incumbents vying to keep their jobs in the aftermath of the turmoil.

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  5. Agreement on Automall: DeLand deals with Lake Helen, developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DeLand, Lake Helen and the developer of the nearly $100 million I-4 Automall have reached agreement on some of the major issues that have left the sister cities at odds in recent months. This week the DeLand City Commission voted to approve on first reading a binding settlement agreement, proposed by the developer's attorneys, which would give DeLand control over the western portion of the Automall's 57-acre property and Lake Helen the eastern portion with DeLand providing utilities, at a 25-percent surcharge, to the entire development.

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  6. 6 newcomers contend with growth in NSB mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    NEW SMYRNA BEACH - The city's rapid pace of growth is THE issue among the six contenders for mayor, but voters in the Aug. 28 primary are attempting to evaluate the candidates' capacity for personal growth, as all are newcomers to city politics. • Ed Ellison is a local barber and told the audience he is a lifelong New Smyrna Beach resident.

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  7. Where are the fireworks happening in Volusia/Flagler? Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    So a Wednesday Independence Day means no three-day weekend, but there are still plenty of holiday festivities planned throughout Volusia and Flagler counties. Inclement weather may disrupt some of the colorful explosions -- this is Florida, after all -- but there will be things to do, rain or shine.

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  8. Locals protest separation of immigrant families at the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Carrie Vey held her 4-year-old daughter, who clutched a sign in her small hands that read, "kids need their moms." Vey said the separation of thousands of immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border has distressed her not only as a mother but also as a family doctor.

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  9. 'I want your son" - DeLand man tried to kidnap 5-year-old, deputies saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeLand man was jailed Thursday after he attempted to abduct a 5-year-old boy outside an apartment building, deputies said. The incident came only three days after a Port Orange woman was arrested on allegations of trying to kidnap two children at the beach.

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  10. DeLand City Commissioner Jeffrey Hunter disputes drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeLand city commissioner says the drug charge filed against him was drummed up by a couple he says tried to extort him. Jeffrey Hunter was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail on a charge of sale or delivery of hydrocodone, records show.

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  11. DeLand City Commissioner Hunter arrested on drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeLand city commissioner was arrested late Wednesday on accusations he was dealing in prescription pills, officials with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said. Jeffrey Hunter, 59, of DeLand, was charged with the sale or delivery of hydrocodone, said FDLE's spokeswoman Angela Starke.

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  12. TaxWatch: Florida could see annual $700 million tax hike if Amendment 2 failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Renters in Florida could see rent hikes and an annual tax increase of $700 million if Amendment 2 fails to get 60 percent voter approval in November, according to nonprofit research group Florida TaxWatch. Rent costs are already high.

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  13. History for sale: Stetson Mansion on market for $2.55MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With Stetson Legacy Week coming up next month, visitors to the Stetson Mansion can do more this time around than stare slack-jawed at the ornate parquet floors, sparkling chandeliers and leaded glass windows. They can buy it.

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  14. Volusia County to help cover cost of school resource deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County Council agreed Tuesday to share the cost of school resource deputies with the Volusia County school district. Previously, the district assumed the full cost of the resource officers.

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  15. DeLand High student arrested in crash that killed teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeLand High School student was arrested over the weekend and accused of leaving the scene of a crash that killed a 17-year-old and injured four others earlier this month, police said. Tuwon Chambers, 19, was charged on Saturday with leaving the scene of a crash with death.

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  16. 3Things to Do SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Caribbean Crew Steel Drum Band performs. This is in celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month and there will be area food trucks.

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  17. Ormond Beach tees up suit with Volusia County over golf course taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Ormond Beach is taking Volusia County to court in hopes of ending months of legal posturing on a three-way, more than $141,000 property tax spat involving a city golf course. The dispute concerns whether Ormond Beach or River Bend Golf Club, which leases 171 acres at 730 Airport Road from the city, should be responsible for paying back taxes owed to the county, according to a June 1 complaint filed in the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court.

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  18. DeLand police charge pregnant woman with child abuse after drug-use admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DeLand police have charged a woman with abusing her fetus after she told an officer that she was pregnant and had been using drugs, but police later said that the women is not likely to be prosecuted on that charge, though she still faces two other drug charges. Lauren Koch, 32, of Deltona was charged Monday with two drug offenses and a charge of child abuse causing great bodily harm and disability after she told police that she had been pregnant for two to three months, had been using Dilaudid and methamphetamines, and had not had any medical checks for her pregnancy, according to a charging affidavit.

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  19. Let's Talk Pets: a tale of two kitties Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    This past week two cats in need really grabbed my attention and I thought I would share each of their 'tales' here in hopes of finding them forever homes. First, we have Wasabi! He is the brown and white cat with blue eyes.

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  20. 3 Things to Do SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Jenna Workman will lead the workshop and each child will be provided with their own materials for their own fairy dish garden. There will be a fairy inspired treat at the end.

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