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Future Of Elementary School In New Smyrna Uncertain

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Projections of stagnant enrollment and budget concerns has Volusia County Schools debating whether or not to keep a New Smyrna Beach elementary school open. A community meeting about the future of Reed-Pattillo Elementary took place last night inside the school’s cafeteria. Volusia County Schools Planner Saralee Morrissey outlined several options under consideration by the district, ... Read More »

OBPD: Missing Ormond Man Found Dead

Ormond Beach, FL – A man who was reported missing in Ormond Beach was found dead in the Tomoka River. According to Ormond Beach Police, 31-year-old Brent Davis was reported missing early yesterday morning, last seen walking out to a boat dock. Investigators assisted by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) began to search the Tomoka River behind ... Read More »

DB: Shriner’s Parade Begins Tomorrow

Daytona Beach, FLÂ – The Shriner’s Parade will begin tomorrow in Daytona Beach. The parade will be lead by the Daytona Beach Police Department including Chief Craig Capri and Fire Chief Dru Driscoll of the Daytona Beach Fire Department. The parade will take over one mile of Atlantic Avenue (A1A) will beginning at Sunsplash Park on Silver Beach Avenue and ... Read More »

VCSO: Wanted Stalking And Battery Suspect Arrested In Texas

Daytona Beach, FL – A man that is wanted on stalking and battery charges in Volusia County was arrested in Texas. Volusia County Sheriff’s Office put out a notice last Wednesday regarding 30-year-old Jeremiah Smith, who was wanted for aggravated stalking and domestic battery charges, as well as threatening to kill the victim. According to VCSO, deputies with the Webb ... Read More »

Heated Conversations Over Safety Of FCSO Ops Center

Bunnell, FL – Discussions over the current status of the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Operations Center became heated over the validity of current reports. That’s what happened when workshop held today that was originally made to discuss the results of air testing in the FCSO Ops Center – which was evacuated last month – turned into heated conversations and debates ... Read More »

You need to ask The Question

I am surely dating myself with this reference, but it seems a perfect fit. Anyone aware of the band the band The Smiths is also aware of their lead singer, Morissey. His freshman release as a solo artist yielded a single called Suedehead, consisting of the following lyrics. Why do you come here? And why, why do you hang around? ... Read More »


Orange City, FL – A man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the ankle on Sunday is now in jail. VCSO says that 34-year-old Robert Pugh of Orange City shot the woman after a domestic argument. Deputies arrested Pugh after the woman showed up at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial with a gunshot wound just above her right ankle. After being ... Read More »