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Vehicle collides with Amtrak train in DeLand

DELAND, Fla. — A vehicle collided with an Amtrak train in Volusia County on Saturday. The train had departed from New York Friday and the incident happened in DeLand, according to Amtrak. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle was driving on Alexander Drive leading up to the...
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Daytona Beach woman killed in Port Orange crash on I-95, troopers say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 30-year-old Daytona Beach woman was killed in a Port Orange crash on Interstate 95 Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said they responded to the scene on southbound I-95 near mile marker 256 shortly before 3 p.m. [TRENDING: Supreme Court overturns...

End of an era: Frappes Italian Grille closes after 32 years of business

Owning a restaurant has never been easy, but for Meryl Frappier, the last 32 years have been the best time of her life. It's a period of time that started when she and her late husband Bobby opened a 450-square-foot hoagie shop in South Daytona in 1990, when Frappier was five-and-a-half months pregnant and making philly cheesesteaks. She'd deliver sandwiches then too; People would ask Bobby where she was sometimes and he'd tell them she was delivering.

Historic Spanish-style home has all its original charm with new features

This unique historic Spanish-style home with all the charm kept from the 1920s sits on an oversized lot in Ormond Beach's Rio Vista area of classic homes. This two-story, tile-roofed, fully gated property features a large pool enclosed in an area with LEXAN roof panels and an attached three-car garage with a washer/dryer hookup along with a sink. Inside, high ceilings hang above rooms covered in the original hardwood floors throughout. There’s also an ornamental Tiffany-style light...

Ground-floor condo in boutique-style Tuscany Shores is like an oceanfront estate

This ultimate ground-floor condominium is one of only three direct-oceanfront units in the area’s most-sought-after boutique-style complexes, Tuscany Shores. A quiet courtyard leads inside, where you’ll be greeted by fabulous Atlantic Ocean views. Enjoy the wide-open great room or step outside onto the oversized covered oceanfront verandah that gives way to the deeded private patio with a dedicated gate to the pool deck and beach walk. This condo lives like an oceanfront estate because of its...

Junkyard revamp calls for 240 apartments

Apartments will rise where junked cars once rusted under a developer’s new plan. The new owner of a DeBary junkyard is proposing a multimillion-dollar facelift for the roughly 14-acre parcel on S. U.S. Highway 17-92. The property, once home to Clayton & Sons auto salvage, is now called Haven...

Sterling Chase waterfront home is fully remodeled

This fully remodeled waterfront home in the desired Sterling Chase community greets visitors with an abundance of natural light, enhanced by 12-foot volume ceilings and new lighting throughout. The kitchen was recently updated with gorgeous shaker-style cabinetry, including glass-display cabinets, quartz countertops, stunning glass-tile backsplash, stainless-steel appliances and a center-island breakfast bar. The split floor plan is ideal for the four spacious bedrooms with generous-sized closets. Tile floors cover the main-living areas and primary suite, with...

Halifax Plantation masterpiece sits on 1.4 acres

Recognized as “Villa Constancia,” this McCarthy Builders’ Showcase Estate is in Ormond Beach’s highly sought-after Halifax Plantation community. This luxury property sits on nearly one-and-a-half acres along the sixth-hole tee box and seventh fairway of the Halifax Plantation golf course. An oversized circular driveway is your path to the gated courtyard and grand entry. Inside, there’s a formal dining room, a private office and an elegant living room with stunning coffer ceilings, an oversized handcrafted hardwood wet...

Your Guide to Deep Sea Fishing in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is the ultimate vacationland. Its famous nicknames include the “Springbreak Capital of the World,” the “World Center of Racing,” and the “World’s Most Famous Beach.” All three undoubtedly speak volumes about how incredible this place is. But, did you know that Daytona Beach is also an angling epicenter? Deep sea fishing in Daytona Beach is considered to be one of the finest Florida can offer.

Discover absolute nirvana in this world-class oceanfront community

Just through the double-door entry, this stunning Ocean Villas architectural gem turns on the southern charm and shows off its casually elegant style by turning every wall into a sculpture, with beautiful S-shaped curvatures of glass that open onto multiple balconies. This is the type of home that elicits awestruck reverence, where you can begin to imagine life at the coast. Floor-to-ceiling glass opens to a large terrace that encircles the home, allowing the light-filled interior to integrate with...

Country living close to town just got more affordable

Feed your horses with nothing but silence in the background when you step outside this Tuscan-inspired beauty that sits on 10 acres and boasts more than 4,000 square feet of living space. A luxurious entertainer’s dream home, its main draw is the massive, heated pool, equipped with a Hayward control system to turn on lights, fountains, heat and more at the touch of a button. The backyard entertainment area also has a fireplace and a kitchenette....

Remarkable renovations have transformed this pool home

This immaculately renovated pool home, with four bedrooms, three baths and a three-car garage, is situated on a beautifully landscaped beachside corner lot. A newly installed paver walkway leads into the sun-drenched open floor plan, offering custom appointments that are sure to impress the most discriminating buyer. This exquisite property features a new roof, impact-resistant windows and doors, insulated impact-resistant garage doors, HVAC, plumbing and updated electrical. The designer kitchen offers all-wood, soft-close cabinets, granite and...

That Moment in Time

Writer Phil Perkins shares teenage memories of a family trip when he was 16 – a nostalgic tale that speaks to memories in us all. In the summer of my 16th year, things just clicked. I had finally worked off the baby fat that had plagued me on and off for years. And although I’d never been what you would call a shy kid, sometimes I got a little tongue-tied when addressing the young ladies. Even that malady seemed to melt away with the weight.