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  1. Atlantic High student arrested for threat against Spruce Creek HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County Sheriff's Office arrested 16-year-old Austin Holt on Thursday after he confessed to making one of multiple threats that have disrupted Volusia County schools this week, sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant said. Holt, a student at Atlantic High School, was charged with making a false report of a school shooting after he posted an Instagram message on Thursday suggesting that a school shooting would take place at Spruce Creek High Friday afternoon.

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  2. Florida Hospital parent purchases 30-acres along Interstate 4 in DeLandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A subsidiary of the Florida Hospital chain has purchased 30 acres of timberland near the Howland Boulevard and Interstate 4 interchange - a clear signal that competition for patients in west Volusia County is ratcheting up. The four tracts purchased for a reported $7.2 million earlier this month are on the edge of the DeLand city limits. If the address sounds familiar, it's because Halifax Health plans to open its 'medical village' - a freestanding emergency room, medical offices and a future 95-bed hospital - right across the street.

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  3. Spruce Creek High threat deters a quarter of students from schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Close to a quarter of Spruce Creek High School students stayed home from school on Thursday - up from 10 percent on a typical school day - after a message threatening campus safety was discovered at the school Wednesday. The threat, scrawled on the wall of a girls' bathroom, read: “April 20th at 11:00 a.m. everyone in this school will be dead - Love HM.” Rumors insisting the school would be closed on Thursday traveled throughout social media channels Wednesday evening when someone created a fake message about the closing using what looked like the Volusia County school district's Twitter account and posted it on Instagram.

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  4. Firefighters mop up blaze, conditions still dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Firefighters continued to monitor a 350-acre wildfire between Orange City and Deltona on Monday, as dry, windy conditions led to another day of high fire threat. The fire danger is high throughout Central Florida, including Volusia and Flagler counties, said Julie Allen, a wildfire mitigation specialist with the Florida Forest Service district that includes the two counties.

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  5. Crews gain ground in fight against Orange City brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Fire crews battling a 350-acre brush fire in Orange City off of Interstate 4 on Sunday made more progress in containing the blaze, a Florida Forest Service spokeswoman said. The fiercely burning fire shut down Veterans Memorial Parkway, from Harley Strickland Boulevard to Rhode Island Avenue, and Rhode Island, from the parkway to Leavitt Avenue, according to the Orange City Police Department.

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  6. Crews continue battling Orange City brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Crews continued to battle a brush fire Sunday morning along Interstate 4 in Orange City that shut down one westbound lane Saturday afternoon and caused voluntary evacuations in surrounding neighborhoods, according to Florida Highway Patrol and dispatchers. As of Sunday morning, the fire remained at 350 acres and was 50 percent contained, according to the Florida Forest Service of Bunnell.

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  7. Orange City brush fire causes evacuations, road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    UPDATE: Fire crews are saying a 350-acre brush fire in Orange City is 10 percent contained and causing several road closures and voluntary evacuations at this time. Veterans Memorial Parkway is closed in both directions from a large fire at Duck Lake, according to the Orange City Police Department on Facebook.

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  8. Bomb threat written on University High bathroom wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Some parents of University High School students are planning to keep their kids home from school Monday after a bomb threat was discovered written on a bathroom wall. The parents took to Facebook over the weekend to voice their opinions about the threat found Friday at the Orange City school.  Photos of the words were posted online.

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  9. Deputy shoots armed Deltona man during domestic disturbance call, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Volusia County Sheriff's deputy shot and injured a man who authorities say refused to put down his pistol after trying to drown his wife in a swimming pool at their Deltona home. Deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call to a residence in the 300 block of Champlain Drive at 1:37 a.m. about a domestic quarrel between a husband and wife, according to VCSO spokesman Gary Davidson.

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  10. DeLand homeless solution gains support as site shiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    West Volusia cities are continuing to get on board with a DeLand homelessness project that was adjusted slightly last week. DeBary has agreed to contribute $20,000 annually for the next five years to help fund the operating expenses of a project that would add 20 crisis shelter beds and a day center offering services such as job and mental health counseling at The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia.

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  11. 5 arrested in Volusia Backpage prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Three women and two men were arrested during an online sex sting targeting women who advertised on the escort section of backpage.com, according to the  Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The three women advertised using names like “Soul Snatcher” and “Porsche” while advertising on backpage.com, Sheriff's Office spokesman Gary Davidson wrote in a press release.

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  12. Deltona man charged with kidnapping ex-girlfriend, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Deltona man faces kidnapping charges after deputies said he terrorized and kidnapped his former girlfriend from the driveway of her new boyfriend early Tuesday morning, Volusia deputies said. Ismael Acevedo, 46, was charged with kidnapping, inflicting bodily harm/terrorize victim, battery and false imprisonment.

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  13. Suspect escapes through hole in Orange City Police bathroom ceilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An ex-convict arrested on a shoplifting charge escaped from a police station by making a hole in the ceiling of a bathroom as an officer stood guard outside, investigators said.  After his Sunday arrest, Michael Caruso, 31, removed an exhaust fan from the bathroom ceiling, made the hole bigger then climbed into the attic and eventually out of the Orange City Police Department building, reports state. He was captured later but during an escape one resident tried to hold him at gunpoint and then another had to keep him from getting into a house, police said.

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  14. 1 injured after truck crashes into power poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ORANGE CITY - One person was injured Saturday morning after a large pickup crashed into a power pole in Orange City, authorities said. The Volusia County Professional Firefighter's Association wrote in a Facebook post that the accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. and crews were "hampered" by live power lines near the Publix off Saxon Boulevard.

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  15. LETTERS: "One set of tax dollars is met by another set of tax dollars." Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Thank you for your article on the ECHO grants in the March 9 edition of The News-Journal. Today, these grants will be discussed by the ECHO Advisory Committee and scored for funding.

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  16. Wawa wave coming to DeLandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A request to the city for a change of zoning indicates a Wawa is proposed for the southwest corner of Woodland Boulevard and Taylor Road, the current location of a Dollar Tree store. Brian Duke, Wawa's regional real estate manager, confirmed the company is in the process for a store at that location and added DeLand could support more than one store.

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  17. Wawa in the works for DeLandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A request to the city for a change of zoning indicates a Wawa is proposed for the southwest corner of Woodland Boulevard and Taylor Road – the current location of a Dollar Tree store. This would be the second Wawa in West Volusia, with one store a little under six miles away at 2522 Enterprise Road in Orange City.

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  18. Orange City woman, 53, with learnera s permit charged in DeLand hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A suspect is under arrest in last week's hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in DeLand. Rosa Flores, 53, was charged the same day her damaged vehicle was found in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Veterans Memorial Parkway in Orange City, according to a report.

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  19. 1,000 homes? Orange City eyes massive residential developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The development, dubbed "Parc Hill," could bring 185 to 370 single-family homes, 300 to 600 multi-family units, an assisted-living facility, and commercial lots that could be geared toward health and wellness, according to Andre Vidrine, who is the owner and developer along with Robert Zlatkiss. The more than 150-acre site, which is also planned to include "urban park" spaces, is located on the west side of the parkway and just north of the shopping center that is home to Kohl's.

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  20. Blaze that destroyed historic home deemed suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A fire destroyed what is considered a historic two-story home in Orange City Tuesday afternoon, an Orange City fire official said. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined but officials have deemed the fire to be suspicious, said Orange City Fire Chief Ronnie Long.

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