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  1. Motorcyclist killed in southern VolusiaRead the original story

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A motorcyclist was killed instantly Friday morning after he dropped his bike and was struck and dragged by the driver of a sport utility vehicle trying to avoid hitting him, troopers said. In the 6:15 a.m. crash at Maytown Road and Azalea Lane in southern Volusia County, the 35-year-old motorcyclist from Sanford was heading east on Maytown on a 2008 Harley-Davidson, said Sgt.


  2. Wal-Mart adds grocery store in DeltonaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    West Volusia's first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opens at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. And no, this isn't your grandma's Wal-Mart.


  3. Deputies: Father shoot's daughter's boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Volusia County father was arrested Tuesday morning after shooting a man eight times with a high-powered pellet gun, sheriff's officials said. Douglas Barbee, 51, was being held without bail at the Volusia County Branch Jail on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and possession of marijuana.


  4. Volusia County acquires beachfront propertyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 3 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County has acquired another beachfront property. The county on Aug. 12 closed on a $2.4 million purchase of a 1.3-acre vacant lot at 834 S. Atlantic Ave. in Daytona Beach, according to Volusia County property records.


  5. Opponents meet as DeBary readies to take up gambling issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Before he says he was saved by Jesus, and even for a few years after, Gene Davenport worked at a couple of dog tracks and took phone calls from distraught wives. "He's losing his paycheck," they would tell him, and Davenport would try to send the men home before too much damage was done.


  6. House maps' criticism a good signRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It's often said that a proposal must be evenhanded if it makes both sides mad. By that test, the map of proposed U.S. House districts approved Thursday by the Florida House's Select Committee on Redistricting must be remarkably fair.


  7. Allegiant expands Orlando Sanford destinationsRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Allegiant Air is adding six new routes to and from Orlando Sanford International Airport, which is close to southwest Volusia County. Beginning Nov. 5, the Las-Vegas-based, low-cost airline will fly from Sanford to Pittsburgh, Omaha and San Antonio, Texas.


  8. Cheddar's now hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The website where people can apply is Daytona Beach location will be the chain's first in the Volusia-Flagler area.A temporary certificate of occupancy was recently issued for the Cheddar's eatery, said Mike Garrett, director of permits and licensing for the city. It will have seating for 280 diners and is being built at a cost of approximately $2 million.Hiring was expected to begin 30 days before the opening date, according to Joe Mutti, executive vice president of development for Cheddar's, who told The News-Journal in April that he expected the restaurant at Volusia Mall to open by either late August or early September.Mutti could not be reached for comment Monday."


  9. Sanford men arrested in November killing of DeLand manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DeLand police said Thursday they solved the November murder of a DeLand man shot and killed over a mutual disagreement and that two men arrested have been indicted on murder charges by a grand jury. Two Sanford residents - Sylvester Simmons, 29, and Jeremy Taylor, 19 - were each charged Wednesday with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle, said DeLand police Sgt.


  10. Man found dead in lake had run from traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The autopsy Monday of a man whose body was found in a Deltona lake did not reveal enough clues to determine a cause of death, sheriff's officials said. Donald Smith was last seen running from an overturned car in May after he sped away from a traffic stop near where his body was found, a Volusia County sheriff's spokesman said. 1 comment

  11. Official: Sanford man found dead in Deltona pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A man found dead in a pond in Deltona is a Seminole County resident, a Volusia County sheriff's spokesman said Sunday. Donald Cornelius Smith, 43, of Sanford, was discovered in the water behind the Publix grocery at Saxon Crossing, off of Saxon Boulevard near Interstate 4, sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant said.


  12. Report: Car skirts barrier, hit by SunRail train in SanfordRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A SunRail train struck a Chrysler 300 that had been driven around a stop arm this morning, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.SunRail reported delays due to "police activity," on its Twitter account.The northbound train was carrying nine passengers, and no one was hurt, Sgt. Kim Montes of the FHP said.


  13. Motorcyclist killed in Deltona crashRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 51-year-old Deltona was killed Tuesday morning when the motorcycle he was riding crashed with a vehicle, Volusia sheriff's investigators said. The two-vehicle crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. along Dirksen Drive near the eastbound on-ramp to I-4 in Deltona, said sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson.


  14. New Level II trauma center to serve Volusia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Residents of southwestern Volusia County are now closer to life-saving trauma care, but it could come at a much higher cost. Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford has been granted provisional status to operate a Level II trauma unit, and patients seriously injured in Deltona and DeBary will likely go to that hospital instead of Halifax Health Medical Center.


  15. Deputies: Pair steals $200 worth of meat from DeLand Winn-DixieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A woman with a hankering for steaks and pork ribs traveled 26 miles to steal them from a Winn-Dixie in DeLand, Volusia County sheriff's deputies said. The trip didn't go well for Doris Rowe, 48, of Mount Dora who dropped some pork ribs as she hit a store manager in the neck and escaped in a car waiting for her in the store's parking lot, Volusia County sheriff's deputies said.


  16. Looking for a good cheesesteak? Check out LaSpada's in Orange CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Wanting to catch up with a friend on her day off, cops reporter Katie Kustura met up with said pal at LaSpada's Original Cheesesteaks & Hoagies, an unassuming, family-owned spot in Orange City. What's this place like? This freestanding eatery is a popular place for lunch for blue- and white-collar workers alike.


  17. Late TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As few as three years ago, state transportation officials were projecting a new SunRail station would be operating, or at least under construction, here by now. Instead, the station remains on the drawing board, unfunded, the most optimistic projection getting it done by mid-2017.


  18. DeLand mom hails daughter as 'hero' after fight with burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A burglar punched a West Volusia woman who walked in on him in the act but she fought him long enough for a neighbor to arrive and help deputies track down the suspect, officials said. Margaret Gulla is being hailed by her mother who is both relieved the daughter survived the attack, and proud she stood up to the intruder.


  19. No injuries reported after SunRail train strikes SUVRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    No injuries were reported after a SunRail train struck a vehicle Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The train, which was carrying about 160 passengers, struck an SUV in the gauge of the tracks at Maitland and Horatio avenues in Maitland about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, officials said.


  20. 2 killed in I-4 crash near Lake HelenRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeBary man lost control of his pickup, jumped a guardrail on Interstate 4 and slammed into a sport utility vehicle, killing a Missouri couple, Florida Highway Patrol investigators said. Phil Rutkowski, 66, and his wife, Judith Rutkowski, 69, of Smithville, Missouri, died in the Thursday night wreck near Lake Helen at 9:25 p.m., Montes said.


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