Port Orange Newswire

Port Orange Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Port Orange, FL.

Results 1 - 20 of 373 for "u:news-journalonline.com" in Port Orange, FL

  1. Port Orange man receives 825 years for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange man was effectively sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after receiving an 825-year state prison sentence for possession of child pornography, an official said. David Hall, 40, a registered sex offender, was convicted on 55 counts of the charge following a two-day jury trial, State Attorney spokesman Spencer Hathaway said.

    Comment?

  2. Wawa set to open 2nd Port Orange storeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Wawa Inc. will open its second convenience store/gas station in Port Orange - and third in Volusia County - next week. The 6,119-square-foot store with 16 fueling pumps is at 1740 Dunlawton Ave., at the intersection of Dunlawton Avenue and Yorktowne Boulevard.

    Comment?

  3. Soda Pop with a CopRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Creating positive relationships in the community was the idea behind the recent Soda Pop with a Cop event at Chick-fil-A on Dunlawton Avenue. The event packed in kids and families who posed with the Chick-fil-A Cow, McGruff the Crime Dog and city police officers.

    Comment?

  4. Ormond Beach Wok and Roll robbed over weekendRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Wok and Roll Chinese restaurant was broken into over the weekend and the cash drawer was taken, according to the Ormond Beach Police Department. The front door of the restaurant was smashed in and $1,400 and several cell phones were stolen, according to a police report.

    Comment?

  5. Things to do TuesdayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    See a quilt show, see sea art, hear jazz and R&B . . . 1. SEE QUILTS: Over 100 quilts are on display at the Stetson Mansion as part of the Quilt Show Tour presented by the Quilt Shop of DeLand.

    Comment?

  6. Volusia beach toll revenue up, visitors downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Raising beach tolls this year is paying off for Volusia County. After beach tolls were increased for the first time in nearly 20 years, the county has collected $1.2 million more in beach revenue from February through June compared to the same time period last year, records show.

    Comment?

  7. Police still investigating Port Orange shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Police are still investigating the shooting of a 77-year-old man by his wife Saturday after receiving conflicting statements, according to Port Orange Police Chief Gerald Monahan. Monahan said police only had limited time to talk to George Spivey before he was transported to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, and the statements police received from him and his wife conflicted and then changed.

    Comment?

  8. CCFAW, volunteers work to reduce Volusia's feral cat populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Controlling the number of free-roaming, feral cats throughout Volusia County has become the focus of Concerned Citizens for Animal Welfare and a dedicated group of volunteers who are saving both animals and tax dollars. Founded in 2000, CCFAW has been instrumental in establishing an effective trap, neuter, return program to reduce both the population over time and the number of animals that are euthanized.

    Comment?

  9. Officials: Woman accidentally shoots husband while trying to shoot herselfRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An elderly woman told 9-1-1 dispatchers she was trying to shoot herself Saturday afternoon in Port Orange when her husband intervened and she accidentally shot him, according to police radio chatter. Emergency crews received the call at 2 p.m. Saturday and responded to a home in the 5700 block of Sweetwater Boulevard where the shooting occurred, according to the chatter.

    Comment?

  10. Port Orange-South Daytona Rotary's new officersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Rotary Club of Port Orange-South Daytona recently installed its new board members for 2015-16 at the Riverside Pavilion in Port Orange. Installed were: Robin Lasky, president; Ken Burgman, president-elect; Nancy Schaaf, secretary; Deb McCall, treasurer; Nick DeSantis, vice president; Kimberly Dillon, community service; Lisa Blythe, club administration; Jim Tobin, membership; Joyce Borda, public relations, Greg Bartholomew, foundation; Dr. James Young, new generations and Bill Zirkelbach and Frank Dunham, at-large directors.

    Comment?

  11. NSB stadium on track for openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    New Smyrna Beach High School football fans had to sit in unfamiliar territory last season at their own stadium - the visitor's section.The rusted home bleachers were closed in August 2014 - just before the start of the high school football season - after an engineer recommended the grandstands be demolished and replaced, citing inadequate support columns for the permanent press box, and corrosion. The city bought temporary grandstands to make it through the season while home fans were moved to the visitors bleachers, which had just been repaired the year before.

    Comment?

  12. Port Orange man convicted in burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange man is facing up to 35 years in state prison following his conviction in one of multiple felony cases, an official said.Albert Dobrowolski, 33, was convicted by a jury Tuesday of burglary of a dwelling, dealing in stolen property and grand theft, State Attorney spokesman Spencer Hathaway said.Dobrowolski burglarized a Holly Hill home Dec. 4 and stole electronics that he took to pawn shops, according to a Holly Hill police report.Records show Dobrowolski was released from prison in December 2013 after serving time for burglary and dealing in stolen property convictions.A sentencing date has been scheduled for July 31, Hathaway said.

    Comment?

  13. Bike shop opening in Port Orange plazaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Steve Bodnaruk is opening The Hub Cycling on Monday at 3751 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. in the Shoppes at Southwinds shopping center.Bodnaruk used to own Plan B Cycling in Port Orange, which Bicycle Retailer magazine named Best New Bike Shop in 2007, until he and his partner split. Bodnaruk had been working at David's World Cycle in Orlando the past three years.The Hub Cycling will occupy about 2,000 square feet of space and initially have two employees with plans to hire one or two more within a month, Bodnaruk said.The shop will sell, service and repair children's bikes to professional road racing bicycles.

    Comment?

  14. City to ad sign holders: Police yourselves or we willRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Street-corner sign holders who stand on city sidewalks have a trial period regulate themselves instead of official rules to follow.In two votes Tuesday that followed a debate about people paid to hold advertising signs, the City Council agreed to give businesses time to regulate themselves. The trial period will end Nov. 18. A city evaluation will follow.Resident Newton White - spokesman of a committee tasked by the council in May to come up with proposed suggestions for regulating the sign holders - presented council members with guidelines.

    Comment?

  15. Jonas wins Fla. OpenRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Amateur John Jonas won the 69th playing of the Florida Open with a 54-hole total of 14-under 202 Sunday at Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville. He finished two strokes better than another amateur, Phillip Knowles.DeBary's Keith Greene finished in a tie for 20th at 4 under with rounds of 67-74-71.

    Comment?

  16. Ormond Beach woodcarver shows off skills on Daytona Beach PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Wearing a tie-dye Joe's Crab Shack T-shirt, Jim Oehmke carves caricatures on the Daytona Beach Pier with wood chips below him and the Atlantic Ocean behind him. Oehmke, a 69-year-old Ormond Beach retiree, says he carves every day and works on the pier on most Thursday and Friday mornings.

    Comment?

  17. $32K Port Orange YMCA pool repairs to take at least another weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Swimmer David Collum, with Daytona Beach Speed, second from bottom, competes recently during the Boys 200 LC Meter IM event at the Daytona Beach Summer Open at the Port Orange Family YMCA pool. The pool where competitions and lessons have been held has been unusable since July 5 and will continue to be out of commission for at least another week, according to a YMCA spokesperson.

    Comment?

  18. Summer reading camp helps kids catch upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    From the first day of school, Kayleigh Lacertosa's third-graders know what lies ahead. They know they'll take the Florida Standards Assessment for the first time in the spring, and they know if they don't pass, they could spend another year in third grade.

    Comment?

  19. Riverwalk Park construction underway in Port OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Progress is being made in the long-awaited Riverwalk Park project along the Halifax River just north of Dunlawton Avenue at the city's eastern gateway.The site has been readied for construction of the first phase, which includes a kayak/canoe launch, trail, restroom, trail head and bridge.The next phase of the project, which includes a splash pad concession building, a playground and lawn for city events, is expected to be discussed at a City Council meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1000 City Center Circle.

    Comment?

  20. Greene, Perry off to good starts at Fla. OpenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Deltona's Keith Greene and Port Orange's Rod Perry got off to good starts Friday at the 69th Florida Open in Jacksonville.

    Comment?

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