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Deltona still working on recipe regulating when, where and how food truck vendors may operate

DELTONA — Four months after a workshop on regulations for food trucks, Volusia County's biggest city is still working on creating an ordinance everyone can roll with. The City Commission voted unanimously during its most recent regular meeting to table the ordinance until March 21 after some commissioners, food truck owners and residents expressed dissatisfaction...
DELTONA, FL
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Full Field Photo, Starting Grid for the 60th Rolex 24 at Daytona

OK. Admit it. Heading to Daytona Beach, Florida, for this weekend's 60th Rolex 24 at Daytona sounds a lot better than breaking out the snow shovel or trying to find that missing mitten. On Wednesday, IMSA released its annual full-field images from Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway ahead of this weekend's...
DAYTONA BEACH, FL
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Amazing Adults: Buddy Taylor Middle School Custodian is a Rock Star

Flagler Schools congratulates Ron Crowley, the Custodial site coordinator at Buddy Taylor Middle School for being named “Rock Star Custodian” for 2021. The award, sponsored by the Academy of Cleaning Excellence, recognizes the importance of those working in the cleaning industry. This is the third year the Academy of Cleaning Excellence has handed out the award.
PALM COAST, FL
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Palm Coast prepares to amend Comprehensive Plan

Palm Coast is revising its Comprehensive Plan and will seek residents' input through a series of neighborhood workshops. "The [Comprehensive] Plan is a living document that’s really the vision of the community," Palm Coast Senior Planner Jose Papa told the city's Planning and Land Development Regulation Board at a Jan. 19 board meeting. "I would be skipping a step if I proposed changes to policies and objectives at this time without going to the public for input."
PALM COAST, FL
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With One Exception, Flagler Beach Commissioners Leery of Alternating July 4 Fireworks With Palm Coast

Palm Coast City Council members earlier this month proposed that Palm Coast and Flagler Beach alternate holding Independence Day fireworks on July 4 itself, with each city holding them on July 3 in alternate years. But four of the five Flagler Beach city commissioners, plus the mayor, are leery of the idea, whether because of tradition, or because holding them on July 3 in Flagler Beach would still overburden the city’s and the county’s resources on July 4, since people will flock to the barrier island regardless.
PALM COAST, FL

Surprise: American Airlines extends Daytona-D.C. service; now set for March AND April

DAYTONA BEACH — In a surprise move, American Airlines has decided to extend its trial period of offering weekly nonstop Daytona Beach-Washington, D.C., flights from one month to two. The decision announced late Monday comes more than a month before those Saturday flights are set to begin in March. The airline will now offer flights to and...
DAYTONA BEACH, FL
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County in Talks with Coastal Cloud to Buy $1.5 Million Parcel on A1A for Future Visitor Center

Flagler County’s tourism bureau is in discussions to buy a corner lot on State Road A1A and South 9th Street in Flagler Beach for a future visitor center. The 0.37-acre lot, owned by Coastal Cloud Properties, a sister of the Hammock-based tech company, is listed at $1.5 million. “Conversations have been very positive with the seller’s agent, and so we feel good about working with them,” County Tourism Director Amy Lukasik told the Tourist Development Council this morning.
FLAGLER BEACH, FL
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Simons-Stokes Sentenced To Life For 2019 Murder Of Daemon Carn

Daytona Beach, FL - The murderer of Daemon Carn will spend the rest of his life in prison. That’s according to the State Attorney’s Office (SAO) regarding Kevin Simons-Stokes, who was charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a delinquent—earning him an additional 15 years on his sentence. His sentencing comes three months after his conviction.
DAYTONA BEACH, FL
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College Basketball Invitational event to stick with single-site format in Daytona Beach

The College Basketball Invitational, a postseason men's basketball event, is sticking with the single-site format that was introduced in 2021. The event, which was held at campus sites from 2008 to 2019, will be held March 19-23 at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The effects of the coronavirus pandemic forced all of college basketball's national postseason events to single-location environments last season, with Pepperdine winning the eight-team, single-elimination CBI held at the Ocean Center.
DAYTONA BEACH, FL
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3 letters: misinformation, canals, fireworks

Send letters to [email protected]. After reading a recent letter to the editor, “Palm Coast is affected when Supreme Court doesn’t base vaccine decisions on facts,” I note that the writer, an attorney, references Dr. Malone on the Joe Rogan Podcast, “which has now been listened to over 50,000 times,” for her premise that justices on the Supreme Court erred in their decision-making.
PALM COAST, FL
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Ormond Beach plans for second wastewater treatment plant

In anticipation of future growth planned for the west side of I-95, the city of Ormond Beach is beginning to plan how to best expand its wastewater capacity. On Tuesday, Jan. 18, the Ormond Beach City Commission voted 4-1 to approve a $127,000 work authorization to Mead and Hunt for the preliminary engineering design and the preparation of a technology assessment for a second wastewater treatment plant.
ORMOND BEACH, FL
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Embry-Riddle Named Top School For Online Bachelor's Programs

Daytona Beach, FL - A new study ranks Embry-Riddle as one of the top universities in the nation offering online bachelor’s programs and bachelor’s programs for residents. In fact, the Eagles even swooped in and took the top ranking, tying with another Florida school. The study from the...
DAYTONA BEACH, FL
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