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  1. School Board candidates didn't do their homeworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County School Board candidates John Hill and George Trovato sent out a splashy announcement over the summer about “an unprecedented event.” If elected, the two men promised to donate their board salaries to vocational education. One of their first steps, they said, would be to create a program that would help students earn their commercial drivers licenses.

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  2. Transportation issues to highlight DeLand Chamber eventRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A panel of Central Florida transportation officials highlight the next West Volusia Mean Business luncheon presented by the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce and DeLand Orange City Alliance. The “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at the DeBary Golf & Country Club, 300 Plantation Club Drive in DeBary.

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  3. Launch FCU to expand to OrmondRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Launch Federal Credit Union, a Brevard County-based credit union with four branches in Volusia County, announced that it has purchased a 1.9-acre vacant parcel at 250 Williamson Blvd. in Ormond Beach where it plans to open a branch in 2016. The property is just north of the U.S. Postal Service office.

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  4. 2 men arrested in Orange City CVS robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two masked Orlando men who kept passing a handgun to each other while robbing an Orange City drug store early Monday confessed to multiple other robberies after getting caught, a sheriff's spokesman said. And the get-away driver - Javier Farrah, III, 20, who left the robbery suspects stranded - was caught at his Orlando home Monday afternoon, Volusia County sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson said.

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  5. Bicyclist critical after car strikes him in Orange CityRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A man riding his bicycle was critically injured after a car struck him on South Volusia Avenue, Police Sgt. Jason Samsel said.

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  6. Retail Projects Making way for Wawa Upscale gas and convenience store chain expands to Volusia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Wawa, a chain of upscale convenience store/gas stations based in the Pennsylvania town of the same name, is proceeding with plans to open three stores in Volusia County. The stores will be the chain's first in the Volusia-Flagler area and are part of a push by the retailer, which has 50 stores in Florida, to double that number in the next two years.

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  7. Pedestrian hit by car in Orange CityRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A pedestrian was hit by a car Saturday in the 2000 block of South Volusia Avenue and was taken by helicopter to Halifax Health Medical Center, a Volusia County sheriff's dispatch supervisor said.

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  8. Volusia election issues: vouchers, testing - and where kids go to school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    By Annie Martin annie.martin@news-jrnl.com Amid highly politicized debates about education issues from Common Core to vouchers, West Volusia v 20.10.14 EST Don Sarro, a public school teacher running for the District 1 seat, thinks it should. Sarro's four children attend Volusia County public schools, while his opponent, physician John Hill, sends his two children to private school.

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  9. McKinney withdraws from Port Orange council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Port Orange City Council candidate Larry McKinney is withdrawing from the race for the District 4 seat because he plans on moving out of the district. McKinney, who said he'd already missed two debates because he was in out-of-town business meetings, said he was pulling out of the race “in fairness to the citizens” and that “it is only appropriate to withdraw sooner rather than later.” “This was a very difficult decision but unavoidable even if unpopular,” he said in a press release.

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  10. Women help build, learn skills at Edgewater Habitat homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Andrea Freeze's urge to volunteer converged Wednesday morning with her desire to learn how to use power tools. The 25-year old Daytona Beach resident was one of about 20 women who helped start construction on a new three-bedroom, two-bathroom home on Lime Tree Drive being built by the Southeast Volusia Habitat for Humanity.

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  11. Orange City, DeBary residents to benefit from improved fire ratingRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Orange City and DeBary residents could see their homeowners' insurance bills lowered as a result of a significant upgrade in the fire department's rating. The Insurance Services Office Inc. recently determined Orange City's public protection classification is a 2, improving from a 4 in 2011.

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  12. Volusia County, state take up SunRail-to-DeLand linkRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With every ambition to expand SunRail's service comes big questions over who pays and how it should be done. Engineering plans to run the train north to DeLand are being questioned by Volusia County officials, while there also appears to be a robust discussion brewing over who will pay to extend the line to Orlando International Airport.

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  13. Drainage gate closed as floodwaters rose in Port OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    24 said this week they are trying to determine whether human error may have caused part of the problem. “There are some things that could have been done differently,” Interim City Manager David Harden said Wednesday.

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  14. Orange City man sent to prison in motorcyclist hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An Orange City man was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist, according to a statement from the State Attorney's Office. Joe Clinton Burdette Jr., 34, was convicted of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, driving on a license suspended, and tampering with physical evidence, according to the statement.

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  15. Port Orange LA Fitness targets Friday openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The long-awaited opening of the LA Fitness center at Altamira Shopping Village here is expected to take place this weekend. “We hope to be open Friday if the final inspections go well,” said Chris Palazzini, who will manage the national chain's newest facility and only the second LA Fitness in the Volusia-Flagler area.

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  16. Port Orange Family Days returns with festival funRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Port Orange Family Days is reloading for fun again. The 19th annual edition of the family festival will feature a parade, a Mascot Waffle Breakfast, the movie "Brave," carnival rides, the country band Reload and more.

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  17. Man shoots roommate in Orange City motel, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after Orange City police said the suspect and another individual argued in a motel room. Investigators responded to the Days Inn, 2501 N. Volusia Ave., Sunday afternoon just after 12:30 and found Kali Scott with a gunshot wound to the chest, an arrest report shows.

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  18. Locals go far on 'Skin Wars,' 'Rowhouse Showdown' reality showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It's official - Orange City artist Shannon Holt is one of the three top body painters in the country. And former area resident Josh Altman and his business partner Geoff Taft are the two best home renovators in the nation.

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  19. Police: Deltona man hits woman with chair, douses her with gasolineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Deltona man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities said he slammed a wooden chair on a woman's head, choked her and poured gasoline on her at an Orange City motel. Deputies responded to the Orange City Motel on Friday where they found a woman crying and drenched in gasoline.

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  20. Hospital relocates testing/infusion centerRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Florida Hospital Fish Memorial has relocated its preadmission testing and infusion center to provide a more convenient experience for patients. The center is now open in the Summit Building, suite 110, on the campus of Florida Hospital Fish Memorial at 1055 Saxon Blvd. in Orange City.

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