This Place in Daytona Beach is Offering a Taste of Heaven: The Lucky Rooster's Buffalo ShrimpThelma RobinsonNewsBreak Contributor
Aerial video shows a Target store in West Virginia breaking apart. Target is offering to cover relocation costs for residents who have to move as a road collapses, causing the store to slide down a hill.iSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Daytona Beach Serves up a Reuben Sandwich Worth Traveling ForThelma RobinsonNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Daytona Beach is Offering a Slice of Italy at Stavros Pizza HouseThelma RobinsonNewsBreak Contributor
Drug Dealer Arrested in Ormond Beach Buy-Bust OperationiSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Volusia County couple says FEMA won’t pay to ‘lift’ their house
An Ormond Beach home has flooded out at least three times, and the federal government keeps paying for it to be rebuilt or repaired.
Volusia County lawmakers want to change short-term rental laws, opening county to vacation homes
A short-term rental bill could change the way vacation properties are regulated all across Florida by giving the state, not cities, the final say.
A Taste of Italy: Discover 8 Unforgettable Italian Restaurants in Port Orange
This article presents a curated list of eight Italian restaurants in Port Orange. Have you had a chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share them in the comments section below.
Restaurant inspections: Rodent droppings found in 6 Volusia restaurants
Florida's digital database of restaurant health inspections is updated regularly with information on which local restaurants pass and fail. The database can be searched by county or by restaurant name. You will see which restaurants were fined and forced to close temporarily. Disclaimer: The Florida Department of Business & Professional...
Man shot by ex's boyfriend after calling police due to concerns about welfare of his son
A man who called police and asked for well-being checks at the Ormond Beach home where his son lived was shot three times by the boyfriend of the child's mother, Daytona Beach police said. The boyfriend, identified as Dosia Tremain Stewart, 39, of Ormond Beach, was arrested Tuesday and charged...
Volusia school board approves rezoning more than 1,700 students next school year
The district's mass rezoning will accommodate overcrowding as eight district schools currently exceed capacity. “In late 2022, the school board directed district staff to evaluate the growth areas across Volusia County to address the over-utilization and under-utilization of schools,” said Danielle Johnson, Volusia’s director of community information, in a December email. “Staff assessed school enrollments, growth projections, demographics, permanent school capacities, specific academic programs and student travel times.”
Volusia County’s first Costco set to open Thursday
The long-awaited first Costco in Volusia County, is set to open it’s doors to shoppers Thursday, February 21st.
Volusia County Council OKs scaled-back development with up to 100 townhomes near DeLand
The Volusia County Council voted 4-3 on Tuesday night to approve a mixed-use development that will bring up to 100 townhomes to a busy intersection just outside of DeLand's city limits. The project is at the northwest corner of State Road 44 and Kepler Road, which both councilmembers and the...
St. Johns Water District conducts another 92-acre prescribed burn in Volusia County
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The St. Johns River Water Management District is conducting another 92-acre prescribed burn Wednesday in Volusia County, this time at the Lake Monroe Conservation area. The burn, located south of Lemon Bluff Road, helps prevent wildfires, incinerates naturally built-up fuels and manages the growth of...
'Absolutely devastated': Disappointed fans race to airport while cars race for Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A rescheduled Daytona 500 left some visitors feeling like they missed out because some of them had flights to catch back home during the race. Just as the drivers started racing around the track, some people were racing to Daytona Beach International Airport. "It does...
Moving forward: Organizations react to DeLand’s new ordinances targeting homelessness
Local organizations in Volusia County have been recruited to help the city of DeLand take a concerted approach to a rise in homelessness. The DeLand City Council adopted three new ordinances Monday targeting the issue, voting to ban camping on public grounds, sleeping on public sidewalks and benches, and storing personal property on public land.
Ormond Beach Fire Department wins pumper pull event, donates to local charity
The Ormond Beach Fire Department won first place in the first Craig Morrisey Pumper Pull hosted by Port Orange Professional Firefighters Association on Saturday, Feb. 17, an event benefitting local nonprofit, YES. The Ormond Beach Firefighters Charity presented YES — which stands for Youth Emotional Support — with a $200...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in South Daytona, FL
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around south daytona.
Experience Japan in Florida: Top 7 Japanese Eateries in Daytona Beach
In this article, we'll be exploring seven exceptional Japanese restaurants in Daytona Beach. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? We would love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to share them in the comments section below.
Man arrested after stealing amazon van from delivery driver: Sheriff
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — A man who was accused of stealing an Amazon van from a delivery driver was arrested by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Matthew Darwin Houghtaling, 35, was taken into custody at a Circle K gas station near State Road 70 and US 17. Deputies saidthe arrest location was 20 miles from where he stole the van.
Holly Hill middle school students to be rezoned to OBMS, Campbell Middle
Volusia County Schools is returning Holly Hill School to an elementary school in the 2024-2025 academic year, and over 200 middle school students will be rezoned to Ormond Beach Middle School. The Volusia County School Board unanimously approved the school conversion from a K-8 to a K-5 and the rezoning...
Daytona Costco to offer trove of unusual treasures on opening day Thursday. Here's a look.
DAYTONA BEACH ― Costco members will find a number of unusual items at the chain's new Daytona Beach store when it opens on Thursday, Feb. 22. They include some that will only be offered in limited quantities for a short time. Here are just a few: ...
Volusia County names new economic development director
The Volusia County Council gave seven thumbs up to Lou Paris during its Feb. 20 meeting, approving him as the county’s new director of economic development. “I’m deeply impressed with Lou’s professional experience and accomplishments leading business and economic development activities in Florida,” County Manager George Recktenwald said. “He brings strong talent and determination to our many economic development endeavors, which are some of the most robust in the state.”
Sew many quilts: QuiltWeek 2024 brings top quilters to Daytona Beach. What to know
Sandwiched between NASCAR’s Daytona 500 and the rumbling arrival of Bike Week, the quiet art of quilting will be in the spotlight this week at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach. QuiltWeek 2024, an annual celebration of the art form, will take over the county-run convention center through Sunday, marking the return of...
Hamburger America celebrity chef to appear at Port Orange brewery's Books & Brews
George Motz, award-winning chef, author, filmmaker, photographer and restaurateur will join Dune’s Brewing in Port Orange for a special Leap Day meet-and-greet from 4 – 9 p.m. Feb. 29. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with the chef, indulge in two burgers prepared live by Motz himself, and receive a signed copy of his cookbook, "The Great American Burger Book." ...