Daytona Beach

Where are early voting locations in Volusia County?

Early voting in Volusia County for Florida’s Aug. 28 primary election will take place from Saturday, Aug. 18 to Sunday, Aug. 26 at five locations …

Libraries

Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach to be demolished following Hurricane Irma

A hospital on Florida's east coast is going to be demolished nearly a year after it was shuttered following Hurricane Irma. The Daytona Beach …

Rainfall

City truck fatally hits woman in Daytona Beach, police say

A city-owned vehicle fatally struck a woman on Thursday in Daytona Beach, police said.A truck from the Public Works Department was heading south on …

Homebase

National Training Aircraft Symposium Tackles Pilot Shortage

Event Held At ERAU Daytona Beach Campus<p>A worldwide pilot shortage and new, innovative ways to enhance aviation training are key discussions this week …

JetBlue

Man followed 14-year-old from pool, raped her in hotel room: police

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. -- (WKMG) -- A man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at a hotel told detectives he thought it was "OK" to follow her, …

El Salvador

Embry-Riddle UAS Team Tracks Shoreline Erosion

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has announced that its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been flown along the shorelines of Menard-May Park …

Unmanned Aircraft

HBCU Records??? #591

Sponsored by I Am You Natural & Phoenix Entertainment Today's Topic Bethune-Cookman University is excited to announce the launch of their student-run …

HBCUs

"The Juice Was Definitely Flowing Differently", Eli Reed on Black Spring Break

Eli Reed Young men cruise the streets with their python. Daytona Beach, Florida. USA. 1999. © Eli Reed | Magnum Photos<p><i>Eli Reed started his</i> …

Photos

Florida education news: Charter schools, medical marijuana, first day back and more

<b>CHARTER SCHOOLS:</b>-Directors of a-Clearwater-based-charter school firm blast management over its failure to have a new building ready at its Pasco …

School Administration

Florida firefighters use lubricant to free kitten stuck in Publix generator

A kitten in a jam was rescued with a bit of gel.<p>It wasn’t a typical call for the crew of Engine 52 at the New Smyrna Beach Fire Department.<p>A Publix …

Florida

Jimmy Buffett Opens Margaritaville-Themed Retirement Community

I’m ready to retire! Jimmy Buffett is opening a group of new Margaritaville-themed retirement communities in warm beachy locales. The tropical themed …

Retirement

Orlando among cities named to top American boomtowns list - Orlando Business Journal

By Cindy Barth <br>– Editor, Orlando Business Journal<p>Aug 10, 2018, 1:07pm EDT<p>A new ranking of top American boomtowns by MagnifyMoney puts Orlando 14th, …

Orlando

Florida woman breaks into cars while children wait in mall: police

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- (WKMG) -- Police arrested Michelle Rocco, 47, on Tuesday for reportedly breaking into cars at the Volusia Mall.<p>Officers said …

Crime

Police Reports, Aug. 10, 2018

Daytona Beach Police Department<p>•Zechariah J. Plowden Daley, 22, of Daytona Beach, was arrested July 27 and charged with resisting an officer without …

Crime

Kevin Hart, Mark Burnett, Tony Robbins Back New MMA Fight League

The Professional Fighters League has raised $28 million from a group of high-profile investors that includes Washington Capitals and Wizards owner …

Martial Arts

NASCAR CEO arrested for DUI, oxycodone possession

Brian France has had a DUI run-in before<p>Brian France, the CEO of NASCAR and member of the France family famed for its involvement in motorsports, was arrested in New York for driving under the influence. According to a Sag Harbor, New York, police report, he was pulled over after he didn't stop at …

Crime

Sheriff: Deputy justified in shooting man who took stun gun

A Florida sheriff says a deputy was justified in fatally shooting a man who grabbed his stun gun during a struggle.<p>The Daytona Beach News-Journal …

Law Enforcement

Florida veteran finally receives medals from WWII service

A 94-year-old Florida veteran has finally received the medals he earned for serving as a pilot during World War II.<p>The Daytona Beach News-Journal …

Military

Central Florida fishing forecast: Aug. 7

You can catch limits of bluegills on the Osceola Chain.FRESHWATER: The Osceola Chain has been excellent for those targeting panfish. Drift open …

Fishing

People on the move 08/06

BankingPete Longo has joined Axiom Bank N.A. as vice president, AxiomGO product manager in Orlando.Boards of directorsDaniel O’Keefe, shareholder, …

Real Estate

Is the United States or Costa Rica Better for Luxury Retirement

Click image to enlarge<p>In the United States, the latest trend in retirement communities is undergoing development in Florida. Not far from the raucous …

Central America

Girl hit by car on Florida beach, suffers minor injuries

Authorities say a 9-year-old girl suffered minor injuries when she was hit by a car on a Florida beach.<p>The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that …

Florida

Bethune-Cookman band series debuts Friday on Netflix

“Marching Orders,” a 12-episode series about Bethune-Cookman University’s Marching Wildcats band, debuts Friday on Netflix.<p>“Nobody works as hard as …

Music

A first: Daytona Beach police use drone to find man on roof after 2-hour search

Police officers in Daytona Beach made their first-ever arrest using a drone Wednesday when they found a man accused of attempted burglary hiding on a …

Grand Theft Auto

Sea Sonnet: Dakar, 2018

About this Poem<p>“Inspired by a recent trip to Senegal and by my Pentecostal upbringing in Daytona Beach, Florida, ‘Sea Sonnet: Dakar, 2018’ is meant …

Literature

Lightning strike starts fire in Ocoee home

A lightning strike started a fire in an Ocoee home Tuesday evening, causing “significant damage” to the second floor but no injuries, an official …

American Red Cross

After signing with Atlanta Hawks, Daytona Beach's Vince Carter is on 8th NBA team — and counting

When it comes to the most NBA franchises for which he has played, Vince Carter is no Tony Massenburg.<p>He’s no Chucky Brown, either. Or Jim Jackson. Or …

NBA

Jimmy Buffett plans Margaritaville-themed hotels in Bradenton

BRADENTON — Singer/entrepreneur Jimmy Buffett is seeking approval for a Margaritaville-themed hotel on Perico Island in west Bradenton. The hotel …

Tampa Bay

Monsters Brew Bus

It's the Monsters Brew Bus!<p>Join us on August 11th and we'll be hitting up 3 Central Florida area breweries!!<p>The Monsters Brew Bus starts at 11a and …

Florida

Get your tickets for the Monsters Brew Bus!

Jul 30, 2018<p>It's the Monsters Brew Bus!<p>Join us on August 11th and we'll be hitting up 3 Central Florida area breweries!!<p>The Monsters Brew Bus starts …

Florida