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Man Arrested For Child Abuse And Battery


Palm Coast, FL – A man under arrest by Flagler County deputies for child abuse adds battery on law enforcement to his list of charges. Flagler County Sheriff’s Office responded to Eastlake Drive in Palm Coast last Friday (August 17th) in reference to a domestic disturbance. That’s where FCSO found 61-year-old Brian Dobis standing in the garage of the home. ... Read More »

Candidate’s Bank Account Closed Due To Pro-Medical Marijuana Stance


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Over 1 Million Ballots Cast In Florida For August Primary


Daytona Beach, FL – More than a million of the state’s 13 million registered voters have already cast ballots – either by mail or at early-voting locations – for the primary elections later this month, including over 42,000 in Volusia and Flagler counties. The early voting period opened statewide on Saturday, with over 4,000 residents in Volusia and Flagler going ... Read More »

Volusia Hotels Bounce Back In June After Tough May


Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia County’s hotels and motels rebounded nicely in June after bad weather threw a wrench into several big events the month prior. Hotel occupancy for June 2018 came in at 77%, 19% better than May and a 2% rise from the June prior, according to the latest numbers released today from the Daytona Beach Area Convention ... Read More »

DeLand Man Arrested For Leaving Baby In Vehicle


DeLand, FL – A DeLand man bonds out of Volusia County Jail after deputies say he left his girlfriend’s 1-year-old baby alone in his car for around 5 minutes. 30-year-old Richard M. Moore posted $2,500 bond on a felony child neglect charge following his arrest Friday night at the Walmart on South Woodland Boulevard. According to the Volusia County Sheriff’s ... Read More »

Florida Judge Knocks Amendment 8 Off November Ballot


Tallahassee, FL – A Leon County circuit judge Monday knocked a proposed education constitutional amendment off the November ballot, saying the wording failed to inform voters of its impact on the creation of charter schools. The proposed amendment placed on the ballot by the Constitution Revision Commission – known as Amendment 8 – would impose eight-year term limits on school ... Read More »

AAA: Gas Prices Drop Four Cents


Daytona Beach, FLÂ – Florida gas prices drop four cents as inventories grew Local motorists may be paying 52 cents more than they did this time last year, but gas prices in the state have declined for the 9th day in a row. The state average of $2.77 per gallon of regular unleaded is now four cents lower than last ... Read More »

NSB Commission Candidate: Hacking Shows Importance Of Election


New Smyrna Beach, FL – An online petition calling for the end to his candidacy because of a controversial political advertisement on Facebook isn’t changing John Redmond’s mind on becoming a New Smyrna Beach city commissioner. Despite the public backlash he received last week for what he calls an unauthorized ad placed on his Facebook page by a hacker, Redmond ... Read More »

FWC Wants Public Input On Shore-Based Shark Fishing


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Daytona PD Identify Worker Involved In Fatal Accident


Daytona Beach, FL – The City of Daytona Beach worker involved in a fatal accident on beachside earlier this week has been identified. Duane A. Simmons is a heavy equipment operator who was behind the wheel of a 2018 Dodge flatbed truck when it ran over and killed 34-year-old Dawk Klenk early yesterday morning on State Road A1A near Main ... Read More »