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Daytona Condo Sales Rise While Median Price Drops

Daytona Beach, FL – It appears like May’s condominium sales numbers in the Daytona Beach area were a glitch in the overall pattern of a rising market. That’s what experts are saying after the latest Multiple Listing Service report shows 151 condos sold in June, 17 more than during the same month last year. That adds up to a roughly ... Read More »

Gulf Coast Refinery Problems Lead To Gas Price Spike

Daytona Beach, FL – Gas prices in Volusia and Flagler counties take a big jump after seven refineries along the Gulf Coast report operational issues. The current average for both counties for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.80, around 10 cents higher than a week ago and right at Florida’s current average, according to AAA’s latest gas price report. ... Read More »

Nine Inmates Charged In Riot At Volusia Juvenile Jail

Daytona Beach, FL – Nine inmates at the Volusia County Juvenile Detention Facility are facing charges this morning for inciting a riot, leaving two staff members injured. The Sheriff’s Office says one of the inmates took keys from one of the workers while others pulled televisions off the wall around noon yesterday at the facility on Old DeLand Road, refusing ... Read More »

Parkland School Shooting Survivors Speak In Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL – The nationwide push for gun law reform by survivors of the deadliest school shooting in United States history makes its way to Daytona Beach. Around 150 people were in attendance at City Island Library today as spokespeople for March For Our Lives – including five students or recent graduates from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ... Read More »

Two Men Shot On Front Porch Of Deltona Home

Deltona, FL – Investigators are on the case after two men were shot while sitting on the front porch of a Deltona home. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 11 o’clock last night at a home in the 1400 block of West Wellington Drive. That’s southeast of where Interstate 4 meets Saxon Boulevard. VCSO spokesperson Laura Williams ... Read More »

Daytona State College Offers A “Come Back� Scholarship

Daytona Beach, FLÂ – Daytona State College has announced a unique scholarship that will soon be available for students who had to put their education on hold. DSC announced they have sent letters to more than 3,600 non-returning students dating back to 2013 who did not complete their degrees, offering a one-time-only incentive known as the “Come Back to Daytona ... Read More »

Governor Scott Suspends DeLand City Commissioner

DeLand, FL – Gov. Scott announces that he is suspending the DeLand City Commissioner effective immediately. 59-year-old Jeffrey Hunter was charged with selling hydrocodone back in June and claimed that he was being blackmailed by his former girlfriend and her current boyfriend. That investigation came after the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office received complaints that Hunter was dealing narcotics. Governor Scott ... Read More »

FCSO: Man Posing As Detective In Phone Scam

Flagler County, FL –Â Flagler County Sheriff’s Office told us about a man posing as a detective in a phone scam. A resident made contact with FCSO on Monday saying that he received a call from someone who identified themselves as Detective Dennis Rumble from the Sheriff’s Office. They then advised the resident that they were the subject of an ... Read More »

DBPD: Armed Carjacking On Derbyshire Road

Daytona Beach, FL – Police are currently looking for a suspect involved in an armed carjacking off Derbyshire Road in Daytona. According to the report, it happened close to 11:30 last night at the Park At Via Roma apartments at 875 Derbyshire Rd. The victim was sitting in his car in the parking lot when an unknown black male approached ... Read More »

Governor Scott Issues Order To Protect Beach Access

Tallahassee, FL – Governor Rick Scott issued an executive order Thursday to block state agencies from taking action on a bill he signed into law earlier this year that critics of the measure warned from the outset could limit the public’s access to beaches, including those in Flagler County. Scott’s order imposes a moratorium on any new state regulation that ... Read More »