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  1. FDOT to present newest trail options for East VolusiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Transportation officials are planning to extends the local trails in East Volusia and are holding open houses in the area to get resident feedback on options for where those trails will go. The Florida Department of Transportation, which is conducting the sessions as part of a Project Development and Environment Study, is considering making a portion of Riverside Drive near Rose Bay in Port Orange a one-way road, among several other trail options from Beville Road south to near the Brevard County border in Oak Hill.

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  2. Volusia veterans bring art and music to NSB Updated Nov 7 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    "I would just call it 'Sadness,'" the 58-year-old New Smyrna Beach resident said. "I was coming out of that darkness and out of the sadness and working with the grief."

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  3. Man who 'stalked' woman killed in officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    John Wurms, 32, was shot in the head in the 10:45 p.m. confrontation near the 7-Eleven on Taylor Road in Port Orange. An armed Port Orange man jailed over the weekend for stalking his ex-girlfriend was fatally shot Wednesday night when he tried to run from police in a traffic stop, then finally pointed his gun at officers - who opened fire in response, Sheriff Mike Chitwood said.

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  4. Deputy-involved shooting in Port Orange leaves 1 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An armed 32-year-old Port Orange man who was fired upon by law enforcement died of a gunshot wound to the head late Wednesday at a 7-Eleven on Taylor Road, authorities said. The man was being sought by police after it was reported that he had threatened a woman he'd previously been arrested for stalking, said Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant. 4 comments

  5. In wake of synagogue shooting, all faiths invited to Ormond Solidarity MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Jewish Federation of Volusia and Flagler Counties, in cooperation with area churches, is coordinating a Solidarity Meeting for residents of all faiths in response to the mass shooting this past weekend at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue. Concerned residents of all faiths in the Christian and Jewish communities are welcome to attend the service at 7 p.m. Thursday at Temple Beth-El, 579 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach. Temple Beth-El Rabbi Courtney Berman will participate in the event, as well as other area religious leaders including Rev.

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  6. LETTERS: "Voters are being given the chance to save some beautiful wetlands." Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In response to residents' concerns on overdevelopment and the loss of important wetlands and wildlife habitat, the city of New Smyrna Beach has put forward the Turnbull Creek Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat, and Natural Areas Protection Bonds. I attended their Holland Park Walking Tour and presentation on this initiative and feel it's extremely important that New Smyrna Beach citizens vote to support it.

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  7. New rape charge filed against former Volusia substitute teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    During a recorded phone call orchestrated by detectives, former Volusia County schools substitute teacher David Lee Davis opened up to the 15-year-old boy he is accused of sexually battering, according court documents. "I'll talk with you about anything you want to talk about," Davis said, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

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  8. Beautiful Blooms: Coral bush, white passion flower and a plump yellow rose Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    This week's Beautiful Blooms seem to be tapering back a bit. That's OK. If you have them and send them in, we'll run them.

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  9. Denys, Arminio debate who should serve in Volusia District 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    About 120 people at a News-Journal debate Monday heard the two candidates for the Volusia County Council District 3 seat agree on much, with one major exception: Whether a change is needed.  Incumbent Deb Denys, a retired New Smyrna Beach insurance agent, is attempting to fend off challenger Michael Arminio of Port Orange. Coming just months after the culmination of a tumultuous year in Volusia County government - the resignation of the embattled manager following a string of controversies - a key question is: If the electorate has lost trust, can either of these candidates convince voters they can earn it back? “They have lost trust.

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  10. 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.

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  11. Pat Rice: Council debate on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    This debate, at the beautiful Brannon Center in New Smyrna Beach, is between Volusia County Council District 3 incumbent Deb Denys and her challenger, Michael J. Arminio. Doors open for the debate at 5:30 p.m. and the debate itself will begin at 6:30 sharp.

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  12. LETTERS: "Meetings should be scheduled with the actual homeless." Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two articles from Oct. 14, one regarding the homeless shelter in Daytona Beach and the second on permits for demonstrations , reminded me of topics I had addressed years ago. My original thought, when the homeless topic was first reported  was that the cost proposition should be presented to the taxpaying public via referendum.

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  13. Curious Coast: More Al Capone lore, now served up from Daytona's Chez PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - Nowadays, the building that sits next to bait shop at the tip of a triangular stretch of land near the river is touted as an intimate restaurant with a garden patio and waterfront view. But to diners like Michael Tabet, visiting Chez Paul at the Halifax River bay near the Seabreeze Bridge didn't only satisfy his palate.

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  14. Beautiful Blooms: Chenille, trumpet and birds of paradise Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    We enjoyed another week of a full inbox of emails for your Beautiful Blooms. The flowers we chose to highlight this week are a bit on the unusual or different side.

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  15. Volusia substitute teacher David Lee Davis accused of molesting boy, 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A substitute teacher who ran for Volusia County elections supervisor two years ago was arrested Wednesday on accusations he molested a 15-year-old male student. David Lee Davis, 62, of Port Orange, was charged with lewd or lascivious battery on a victim younger than 16. He was taken to the Volusia County Branch Jail and held without bail.

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  16. Monterey Grill offers casual dining with flair Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Looking for a weekday change of pace, Flagler Palm Coast News-Tribune editor Aaron London and his wife, Kim, decided to visit one of their favorite places, the Monterey Grill. Just a short drive down Dunlawton Avenue in Port Orange from home, the restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner along with nightly specials to entice any appetite.

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  17. 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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  18. Motorcyclist killed in I-95 crash south of Port Orange overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A motorcyclist was killed and two other motorists were injured in a crash on Interstate 95 early Tuesday morning south of Port Orange, a Florida Highway Patrol report stated. Corey Ross, 19, of Apopka, died after his 2017 Yamaha motorcycle struck the rear left of a 2015 Jeep SUV, driven by Dominic Robinson, 32, of Palm Bay, around 12:50 a.m. between the New Smyrna Beach and Port Orange exits of I-95, the report stated.

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  19. Man gets 30 years in death of South Daytona childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A South Daytona man was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in prison for the death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old child. Joe McCaskell, 37, was found guilty of third-degree felony murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of Ke'Andre Coleman in South Daytona.  McCaskell was originally charged with first-degree felony murder and prosecutors were planning to seek the death penalty if he had been convicted of that charge.

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  20. Port Orange's plans for Yorktowne extension in legal limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An administrative law judge is weighing whether the city will be allowed to extend Yorktowne Boulevard north Willow Run Boulevard. Judge Francine Ffolks heard from Port Orange and residents at a recent hearing to determine whether the St. Johns River Water Management District erred in issuing a permit to the city to build the estimated $2.5 million, 1,500-foot road.

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