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Jeep Beach Descends On Daytona


Daytona Beach, FL – One of the largest Jeep only events in the country is coming back to the World’s Most Famous Beach. Today (April 22nd) marks the start of the week-long event, Jeep Beach, which will bring Jeep enthusiasts to the area to celebrate a passion for off-road vehicles. And since before the event, Volusia County Beach Safety has ... Read More »

DSC Hosting 2 NJCAA Championships In 2021


Daytona Beach, FL – The home of the Falcons will also be home to a pair of National Junior College Athletic Association championships. Just recently, Daytona State College announced that the NJCAA has selected DSC to host two different championships come 2021. Those championships will be the NJCAA Women’s National Golf Championship and the NJCAA Women’s Soccer Championship. A win-win ... Read More »

DIS, NASCAR & ISC Planting Trees For Earth Day


Daytona Beach, FL – The World Center of Racing and its parent companies continue a tradition that’s gone on for almost 10 years. Today (April 22nd), in celebration of Earth Day, employees of Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR and the International Speedway Corporation will be planting trees. Something they’ve been doing since 2010. “Typically around Earth Day, we have visited a ... Read More »

Man Arrested After Pipe Bomb Lands In Neighbor’s Yard


Christopher Green(Volusia County Jail) Orange City, FL – A 25-year-old man is charged with making a destructive device after it took flight and landed in his neighbor’s yard. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to a home off of Liskeard Avenue around 5:30 yesterday afternoon (April 20th). There, a woman was working in her backyard when she ... Read More »

Underground Power Lines Bill Gets Support


Tallahassee, FL – A proposal that could spur more underground power lines in Florida continued moving forward Thursday (April 18th), with the issue now ready to go to the full House and Senate. The House Commerce Committee unanimously approved the House version (HB 797), which would create a new process for utilities to pass along costs to customers for storm-protection ... Read More »

NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect


Volusia County, FL – A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Volusia County that lasts until 10 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Florida until 10 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/8BrEKHb9o2 — NWS Melbourne (@NWSMelbourne) April 19, 2019 That’s according to the National Weather Service of Melbourne, who says the area can expect some strong to ... Read More »

Twelve Arrested In Drug Busts


DeLand, FL – Ten people are facing numerous drug charges after law enforcement officials from several agencies conducted a proactive drug buy/bust in the city of DeLand and surrounding areas yesterday (April 18). The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office operation included members of the VCSO West Volusia Narcotics Task Force, along with members of the Deltona Narcotics Enforcement Team and West ... Read More »

VCSO: Drug Buy-Bust Operation Nets 12 Arrests


DeLand, FL – Ten people are facing numerous drug charges after law enforcement officials from several agencies conducted a proactive drug buy/bust in the city of DeLand and surrounding areas yesterday (April 18). The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office operation included members of the VCSO West Volusia Narcotics Task Force, along with members of the Deltona Narcotics Enforcement Team and West ... Read More »

Florida House Backs More Hurdles For Ballot Initiatives


Tallahassee, FL – Florida residency would not be a requirement to collect petition signatures for proposed constitutional amendments, but House members moved forward Thursday with a measure that critics say would make it harder to pass citizens’ initiatives. The measure (HB 7111), approved in a 15-8 vote by the State Affairs Committee, would require petition-gatherers to be registered with the ... Read More »

More FL Medical Marijuana Licenses On Horizon


Tallahassee, FL – State health officials are preparing to revamp the application process for medical-marijuana businesses, with the hope of issuing up to seven new licenses before the end of the year, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office told The News Service of Florida on Thursday. The state Office of Medical Marijuana Use is expected to withdraw a series of proposed rules, ... Read More »