Rare Atlantic puffin found in Volusia County tragically dies over weekend
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — An Atlantic puffin rescued in Ponce Inlet has died at a local animal sanctuary. Puffins are seabirds, so it doesn't sound like a big deal for them to be in Florida — but it is. Puffins hang out as far north as Greenland, Iceland...
Exploring the Tastes of America: Top 3 Modern American Eateries in New Smyrna Beach
This article presents three contemporary American culinary experiences in New Smyrna Beach. Have you had the chance to taste any of these delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Deadly start to Bike Week in Daytona Beach
Three days into Bike Week in Daytona Beach, there have already been more deadly crashes this year than during the entirety of the event in 2023.
73-year-old man beaten, robbed after falling victim to 'romance scam' in Volusia County
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Two people have been arrested in what the Volusia County Sheriff's Office calls a romance scam. In this case, not only did the 73-year-old victim lose money, he could have lost his life. The man told deputies he had an on-and-off relationship with 34-year-old Chelsea...
Exciting Adult Programs Coming to New Smyrna Beach Library in April
The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, at 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, has a range of adult programs for April 2024. The library is open from 12-5 p.m. on Sundays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. These programs are designed to provide learning opportunities and social interaction for adults.
FHP: 2 motorcyclists die in unrelated weekend crashes in Volusia County
A woman was killed Saturday in DeLand and a man died on Sunday near Flagler Beach.
Thousands of Supercross fans storm track at Daytona International Speedway
The Daytona International Speedway is looking into an incident that led to thousands of Supercross fans storming the track this weekend.
Intense Debate: Florida Grapples with Measles and Meningitis School Outbreaks as 11-Year-Old Succumbs in Volusia County
Florida Battles School Outbreaks of Measles and Meningitis as 11-Year-Old Dies in Volusia County. Florida is currently grappling with outbreaks of measles and meningitis in schools, a situation that has tragically resulted in the death of an 11-year-old boy from meningitis in Volusia County. Measles cases are also spreading in Broward County, where 8% of kindergartners remain unvaccinated. Health experts have criticized the state's surgeon general for allowing parents to decide whether to quarantine their children. This news, which broke three days ago, has sparked heated discussions.
Man outside Deltona bar suffers severe brain bleed after being knocked to the concrete
An assault outside a Deltona bar landed one man in jail and the other in the hospital in serious condition suffering from a severe brain bleed early Saturday morning according to an arrest affidavit. Clayton Austin Zinck, 31, punched a man named Kevin Dant who fell to the concrete, according to witnesses, hitting...
Once hailed a hero, Volusia man faces more charges in fake contractor case
PORT ORANGE, Fla. – A man once hailed a hero in Volusia County is facing more charges after being accused of stealing money and impersonating a contractor. Court records show Steve Parker was arrested again on Friday. He was first arrested back in October after Port Orange police said...
Program helps Volusia County first responders navigate mental health challenges
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A new program in Volusia County is helping first responders navigate some of the mental health challenges they face as a result of their careers. The Volusia Recovery Alliance has partnered with LSF Health Systems to offer the First Responder Peer Support Program. Working as...
Accused thieves travel to Florida to steal $90,000 in items at self-checkout, cops say
The retail crime ring from Georgia was involved in more than 70 separate thefts, Florida officials said.
Discover Daytona's Delights: 3 Unmissable Modern American Restaurants
This article presents three exceptional establishments serving Modern American Cuisine in Daytona Beach. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these yet? If so, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in New Smyrna Beach, FL
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near new smyrna beach.
Woman, 74, accused of killing and dismembering boyfriend likely to be civilly committed
A woman accused of killing and dismembering her boyfriend in Daytona Beach could be headed to civil commitment in a secure facility as several health experts determined she cannot be mentally restored to competency. Nelci S. Tetley, 74, was indicted Feb. 9, 2018, on a charge of first-degree murder with...
Bike Week underway in Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach Bike Week is back and brings in 600,000 bikers worldwide. The event runs until March 10.
Bubba Wallace Reacts To Black NASCAR Driver Making History
Bubba Wallace has some company. This week, Black NASCAR driver Rajah Caruth won his first career race, taking home the checkered flag at a Craftsman Truck Series race. He became the second Black driver in NASCAR history, joining Wallace, to win a Truck Series race. Caruth is just the ...
Small plane crashes into metal warehouse at Edgewater airport; pilot uninjured
A small plane crashed into a metal warehouse at the Massey Ranch Airport in Edgewater Friday, according to the Edgewater Fire and Rescue department. The incident happened shortly after the plane landed around 1 p.m. The airport is located at 635 Air Park Road. "The pilot was not injured and...