Volusia County Newswire

Volusia County Newswire

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  1. Hundreds buy bear hunt permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... years, especially in Central Florida, where bears roam neighborhoods raiding garbage cans and pet feeders. Volusia County leads the state in bear calls, but the more serious incidents with bears attacking humans have been reported in Seminole ...

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  2. National Night Out takes place Tuesday nightRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The annual neighborhood law enforcement event known as National Night Out is planned to take place throughout Volusia County Tuesday evening. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office will take part in free events planned for DeLand, Deltona, DeBary, Port Orange, and South Daytona, according to a press release.

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  3. Coast Guard: FL teens' boat now also missingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WPXI

    The boat that the two Tequesta teens were on when they went missing last month is no longer where the U.S. Coast Guard found it, a spokesman confirmed. Crews found the 19-foot, single engine boat Sunday, July 26, 67 nautical miles off the Coast of Ponce Inlet in Volusia County.

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  4. Backyard-chicken-raising classes offered in DeltonaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | DeLand Beacon

    ... how to raise chickens in your own backyard. Sharon Gamble, a livestock agent with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will explain how to get set up, where to get chickens, how to care for chicks and adults, and how to find out if ...

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  5. For Lydeckers, championship all in the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Click here to find out how to: SEND US YOUR PHOTOS Andrew Lydecker, 20, and Allison Lydecker, 18, are both Volusia County seasonal lifeguards, following in the footsteps of their father, who worked lifeguard towers in his younger days for Smith ...

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  6. Reunion Bank of Florida Promotes Gail Baker to Lake County PresidentRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... is headquartered in Tavares, Florida (Lake County) with full service branch offices in Port Orange, Florida (Volusia County), Ormond Beach, Florida (Volusia County), St. Augustine, Florida (St. Johns County) and a Loan Production Office in Kissimmee ...

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  7. Department of Health staffer awarded Rookie of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Florida Environmental Health Association recently recognized Ethan Johnson, environmental specialist with the state Department of Health in Volusia County, as Rookie of the Year. FEHA annually recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of environmental health professionals through an awards program.

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  8. Rains, winds topple tree in Ormond BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... recent rains for saturating her yard and weakening the tree at the roots. Gusty winds and heavy rains plagued Volusia County over the weekend and forecasts call for more rain in the area through Friday. Monday's forecast calls for a 60 percent ...

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  9. Volusia's first black female deputy retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Avis Burrows never really noticed, or cared, that she was the first black female deputy at the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. "I hadn't thought about being the first this and that, I just liked what I was doing," said Burrows, 59. And while the Sheriff's Office has hired its share of black women on the force since she started working in law enforcement 35 years ago, Burrows, who set the standard for service with a smile, retired last week.

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  10. Championships showcase lifeguards, Daytona BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... in 2004, but it is already scheduled to return in 2017. "It's part of the diversification of the area," said Volusia County Manager Jim Dinneen, a marathon runner who will be competing in the championship's 2K Beach Run event. "This is the kind of ...

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  11. Less rain, warmer temps comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Click Orlando

    ... ANOTHER ONE IN ANOTHER 36 TO 48 HOURS. TONIGHT WE ARE TRACKING RAINSHOWERS, ESPECIALLY THROUGH SEMINOLE AND VOLUSIA COUNTY. IT IS NOTHING COMPARED TO WHAT THEY HAVE OVER ON THE WEST COAST. YOU SEE ALL THOSE STORMS SPENDING AROUND THAT AREA OF LOW ...

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  12. Local Olive Garden GMs earn top honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... to earn Diamond Club status as top-performers.   DAYTONA BEACH - The general managers of two Volusia County Olive Garden restaurants recently received top honors from the national chain. Dave ...

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  13. Sunny start to Sunday; rain likely tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Looks like a beautiful start to the day for Volusia and Flagler counties on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Chance of showers and thunderstorms increases after 2 p.m., with rain likely between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., the Weather Service reported.

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  14. Florida parks' revenue all about 'location, location, location'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in $1.3 million last year, one of the top earning parks that features a spring is Blue Spring State Park in Volusia County. It holds that rank because if does well in summer with swimmers and in winter with manatee watchers. Not all that far behind ...

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  15. 74-year-old man accused of hitting his 100-year-old mother with a broom in cat feeding incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A 74-year-old Florida man was arrested by Volusia County sheriff's deputies after they said he struck his 100-year-old mother with a broom and threatened to kill her. David Corning was charged with aggravated battery on a person over the age of 65, a felony, after deputies spoke to his mother, Ellen Corning, at the hospital on Wednesday.

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  16. Secular invocation starts DeLand meetingRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Israel of DeLand. The Central Florida Freethought Community has been a part of two secular invocations at the Volusia County Council, according to Williamson. He said the goal is to engage atheists and humanists in local government and to educate ...

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  17. the Joy of SurfingRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... U.S. coastline. "It's not an easy event to put together," Ryan said, gesturing to Mark Swanson, director of Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue. The event is so popular, Stephanie Ratliff said, that once registration opened up, spots were ...

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  18. County may ban big trucks on beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Later this month, Volusia County officials could introduce legislation that would ban "lifted" pickup trucks from the beach. No specific dimensions have been finalized, but it will likely deal with trucks that are high off the ground, said County Manager Jim Dinneen.

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  19. Four Volusia teens take writing challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Four Volusia County high students were among the 21 teens from across the country and Nova Scotia who invested in their futures by attending a two week Creative Writing Residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts this summer. Spending each day surrounded by professionals and mentors of multiple genre disciplines, the idea was to increase their confidence and insight into their writing potential and possible careers.

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  20. Is this the season of the shark?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Augustine Record

    ... to the north. In fact, the state leads the globe in annual shark attacks, the majority of which occur in Volusia County. Since the museum started recording confirmed unprovoked shark attacks in 1882, there have been 267 reported attacks in Volusia ...

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