Volusia County Newswire

Volusia County Newswire

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  1. Area leaders discuss new homeless solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... and recently retired United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties President Ray Salazar also told the group of Volusia County elected officials, nonprofit agency heads and business leaders that they need to do a much better job of communicating with ...

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  2. Shark attacks up globally but down in VolusiaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    While the number of shark attacks worldwide hit a record 98 last year, Volusia County swimmers and surfers didn't suffer any more confrontations with sharks than usual. Volusia - where New Smyrna Beach has earned an unofficial claim to "shark bite capital of the world" - tallied seven unprovoked run-ins with sharks in 2015, one fewer than neighboring Brevard County.

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  3. Free SAT math prep at Daytona State for area studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Capital Soup

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - For Volusia and Flagler county school students preparing to sit for the SAT exam, Daytona State College's Mathematics Department has scheduled six free math-prep sessions to help students feel more confident taking the test.

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  4. Volusia tourism tax revenues riseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Tourism bed-tax revenues in Volusia County rose 13.4 percent year-over-year in December, according to figures released Monday by the Lodging & Hospitality Association of Volusia County. Hotels, vacation rental properties and campgrounds throughout the county generated $1,035,194 in bed taxes, up from $912,612 in December 2014, according to figures from the Volusia County Revenue Division.

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  5. Realty firm adds Orange City officeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Exit Beach Realty has opened an office in Orange City - the Daytona Beach-based realty firm's first in west Volusia County. The new office - at 15 Treemonte Drive, in the Treemonte shopping center - has six agents, boosting the firm's total to 65. "Deltona is our biggest city in Volusia County, so why not?," said Carol Blawn, who co-owns the brokerage with her husband, Tom.

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  6. Robber gets nearly 22 years for Circle K attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... When they arrived at the Circle K, Alexander drove off in a Ford Escape - a vehicle reported stolen from Volusia County on Dec. 18, 2014, 10 days before the robbery. Long came out of the store with his face covered and raised his gun at Deputy Pablo ...

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  7. Skydiver rescued from power lines in DeLandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Skydiver rescued from power lines in DeLand A skydiver was rescued Monday morning after becoming stuck in power lines in Volusia County. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1T8Ijvc DeLAND, Florida -- A skydiver was rescued Monday morning after becoming stuck in power lines in Volusia County near DeLand Municipal Airport.

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  8. Expect more bone-chilling mornings as gale force winds raise red flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    This morning it feels like it's freezing across much of Volusia and Flagler counties. The National Weather Service says that wind chill values are as low as 32 degrees.

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  9. Chipotle to open later today as eatery plots comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Chipotle restaurants in Volusia County and across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday so workers can attend a meeting about the chain's recent food safety scares. The company says stores in Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach and Port Orange will open at 3 p.m., instead of the usual 11 a.m. Chipotle expects about 50,000 employees to go to more than 400 locations, such as movie theaters and hotel conference rooms, where remarks by company executives will be shown live.

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  10. Foxwood Forge keeps ancient craft aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Commercial

    ... state parks and at Barberville Pioneer Settlement, where Highway 40 and County Road 3 intersect just over the Volusia County line from Astor. On Saturday, Feb. 20, he'll teach a beginner's blacksmithing class at Foxwood Forge, and the following ...

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  11. Public can weigh in on wetlandsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County is looking for a little input this week as it prepares to revamp its 27-year-old wetlands ordinance. Many things have changed since the county's minimum standards for wetland protection were approved in 1989.

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  12. Hot rod dealership opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... attracting people from throughout Florida as well as neighboring states. "There are a lot of classic cars in Volusia County and the surrounding area. We had 5,350 cars in the fall show and two-thirds were from Florida," said Rick Finzer, one of the ...

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  13. Lake Helen considers fire service feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... constitution caps tax rates at $10.00 per $1,000 of assessed value. Lake Helen is exploring becoming the only Volusia County city to have a special fee that helps fund fire services. The city needs a new revenue source and a Florida League of Cities ...

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  14. Collaborate on homelessRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It would be presumptuous to call Randy Croy, Ray Salazar and Chet Bell the three wise men of Volusia County homelessness. But when they present their ideas on how to solve the problem to a meeting of local government officials this week, the community should pay close attention.

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  15. School uniforms: One size doesn't fit allRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Watching the Volusia County School Board wrestling with a new school uniforms policy reminds me of when I sit in front of the TV at home with remote in hand, scrolling through hundreds of channels. I think I want to watch something, but I can't decide.

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  16. SE Volusia Vietnam vets, families honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... with his father. Also among the crowd were several government officials, including Senator Dorothy L. Hukill, Volusia County Councilwoman Deb Denys and New Smyrna Beach Mayor Jim Hathaway. Morgan B. Gilreath Jr., the Volusia County Property ...

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  17. Driver killed in Volusia County I-4 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WESH-TV

    Troopers say speed may have been a factor in a deadly crash on Interstate 4 in Volusia County Saturday morning. SHOWED UP AT FLORIDA HOSPITAL.

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  18. DeBary scam victims struggle after losing money, carRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... a motor vehicle and failing to register or provide information as a career offender. He remained held at the Volusia County Branch Jail on Tuesday on $11,500 bail. Like Bob Ranaldo, according to the National Center for Elder Abuse, 19 million adults ...

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  19. Volusia County man ejected from sunroof in fatal I-4 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A 29-year-old man is dead and three others were injured in an early morning crash on Interstate 4 Saturday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers say the Port Orange man, whose identity hasn't been released, was driving a 2015 Mercedes eastbound at a high rate of speed in the left lane near Mile Marker 131, which is close to Daytona Beach.

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  20. Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnea Seminar Scheduled this MonthRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | PR Log

    Tweet this: There is a Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnea seminar scheduled this month in Palm Coast and Ormond Beach. #SleepApnea ORMOND BEACH, Fla.

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