Volusia County Newswire

Volusia County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Volusia County, FL.

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  1. Action 9 investigates new risky timeshare dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... more than $1,500. Don Phillips and his wife wanted out of their time share and its annual fees. He said a Volusia County company offered to take it over and take it off their hands, for a onetime charge. Phillips said they paid Resort Transfers ...

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  2. Constantine: Seminole has millions available for bear-resistant trash cansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... are "extremely effective" in reducing human-bear encounters. Telesco said FWC conducted a 12-month study in a Volusia County neighborhood where the cans were used - and it resulted in a 95 percent reduction in the encounters. According to Seminole ...

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  3. Sheriff's Office rolls out 'test' body camsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Body cameras were rolled out by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office on Monday as 10 deputies began using the technology in northwest Volusia County, a spokesman said. But this is only a test.

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  4. Erika remnants drench Central Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    ... CONTINUES TO MOVE IN AS LIGHT RAIN TO START IN POLK AND OSCEOLA COUNTY. LIGHT RAIN IS POSSIBLE ON AND OFF IN VOLUSIA COUNTY. AS WE ATTACK YOU INTO THE FUTURE, THE COVERAGE OF RAIN NOT ALL THAT WIDESPREAD. LATER IN THE AFTERNOON, HEAVIER DOWNPOURS ...

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  5. Fire in Oak Hill consumes camperRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    State authorities are investigating a fire that burned a camping trailer down Sunday afternoon. Volusia County Fire Rescue units responded to the blaze, which sparked in the 2600 block of Maytown Road just before 4 p.m. According to Volusia County Division Chief Bill Snyder, firefighters found the 20-foot trailer parked about 300 feet into the woods.

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  6. Convention business picks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Invasions of cheerleaders, firefighters and gymnasts combined with a recovering economy to keep the Ocean Center on pace in 2015 to match last year's record number of events. And officials at the Volusia County-run beachside convention center are optimistic that momentum will continue in 2016 and beyond.

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  7. Can Erika remnants flood city like Fay?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Click Orlando

    ... ATLANTIC. SOME PEOPLE ARE STARTING TO GET NERVOUS WATCHING THE WATER RISE. THIS IS HAPPENING IN DELTONA IN VOLUSIA COUNTY, AN AREA THAT SAW SEVERAL INCHES TO A FOOT OF FLOODWATER. I WAS OUT IN IT AFTER TROPICAL STORM FAY IN 2008. YOU PROBABLY ...

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  8. Surfers make the most of stormy weatherRead the original story

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... “It's got a lot of power in the wave because of the storm,” surfer Christian Oehmke said. Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Capt. Andrew Ethridge said Sunday morning that the waves had a little bit of size to them. Ethridge ...

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  9. Homeowners reject Russell Property requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... and kayakers," said Interim Assistant City Manager Alan Rosen in a recent phone interview. The city and Volusia County bought the 17-acre Russell Property in 2005 for $1.54 million. Although the city made an initial request that the HOA provide land ...

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  10. Rain tops the forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The remnants of Tropical Storm Erika haven't yet reached Volusia and Flagler counties Sunday morning, but rains are still expected to drench the area. A flood watch is in effect for all Central Florida counties through Monday, with some areas possibly getting as much as six inches of rain, the National Weather Service said.

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  11. Judge dismisses one count in Disney lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... park has been sold to Miami-based United Parks, which has pledged to spend $2 million in enhancements on the Volusia County attraction. The planned upgrades, scheduled to be performed over the next two years, include an overall facelift, a new ...

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  12. Robbers force 7 people into freezer at restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WESH-TV

    ... THE THREE ARMED ROBBERS WERE DRESSED IN DARK CLOTHING, THEY WORE BAN BANDANNAS AND SWEAT SHIRTS. RIGHT NOW VOLUSIA COUNTY INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO FOUR OTHER ROBBERIES WITH STRIKING SIMILARARITIES, THREE IN VOLUSIA COUNTY AND ONE IN ORLANDO. ...

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  13. Deputies investigating possible road rageRead the original story

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Deputies are investigating after a motorist was cursed at, spat on and hit with a soda bottle in Deltona, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Taisa Cotton told deputies she was driving on Howland Boulevard when accidentally cut off a newer-model black pickup shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, deputies said.

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  14. Voters could have say on roads taxRead the original story

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With Volusia's funding for roads and bridges about to run dry, county and city leaders are set to explore levying a half-penny sales tax to pay for future transportation projects. Representatives from Volusia County's 16 municipalities signed off recently on a plan to survey the public on a sales tax initiative that would be placed on the 2016 ballot.

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  15. Deputy replaces U.S. flags taken from Volusia front yardsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Volusia County sheriff's deputy and former Marine has replaced three of four American flags stolen from front yards in an unincorporated area of Volusia County, sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson said Saturday. At least four American flags were stolen in an area southwest of DeLand this month, and authorities so far have no leads on the culprits, Davidson said.

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  16. Volusia County Cat ShowSat, 29 Aug 2015 15:05:00 EDTRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Siberian cat watches the action at The Cat Fancier's Association, Inc., show at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in Deland on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. News-Journal/JIM TILLER Cat lovers watch as judge Teresa Keiger examines cats at The Cat Fancier's Association, Inc., show at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in Deland on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.

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  17. New MD 520N Delivered To Volusia County Mosquito Control UnitRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Aero-News Network

    A a new MD 520N single-engine helicopter has been delivered to Volusia County Mosquito Control, Volusia County, FL. The decision to acquire the new MD 520N to the Volusia County fleet was announced in March 2015 as an expansion of the department's ability to inspect and treat the region's wet and drylands not easily serviceable by trucks or other ground methods.

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  18. Sheriff's office investigating theft of American flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Click Orlando

    The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is stepping up patrols after four American flags were stolen that were outside homes in a 10-day time span. Deputies said the first theft was reported on August 16, with the more recent two coming on Tuesday.

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  19. Employees, customers robbed at DeBary IHOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WFTV Orlando

    Three men armed with guns forced employees and customers into the freezer of a DeBary restaurant Friday night during a robbery. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office released images that show the men entering the IHOP restaurant on Dirksen Drive just before 11:30 p.m. with their faces covered.

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  20. Erika dissipates, could pose flood threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Tropical Storm Erika dissipated over Cuba this morning, the National Hurricane Center announced at 9:30 this morning. However, its remnants could still pose flooding problems in Central and North Florida in the days to come, warned forecasters from the National Weather Service.

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