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Low-Pressure System Bringing Higher Rain Risk To Daytona

5-day Tropical Weather Outlook(National Hurricane Center) Daytona Beach, FL – A low-pressure system that’s making its way down from the eastern Florida Panhandle towards the Gulf of Mexico has been on the minds of some people lately. Some residents have been concerned with the possibility of the system getting enough fuel over the Gulf to become Florida’s first named storm ... Read More »

FCSO Wraps Up Operation “Knot Lit”

“Deputy Uncle Sam” conducting speed enforcement on Palm Coast Parkway(Flagler County Sheriff’s Office) Palm Coast, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office wraps up their part of a statewide 4th of July safety operation. And their operation, known as Operation “Knot Lit,” ended with a grand total of 1,699 calls for service. The main goal of the operation was to ... Read More »

Hepatitis A Numbers Continue To Rise In Volusia County

Daytona Beach, FL – The state of Florida is seeing a serious increase in the number of Hepatitis A cases reported even though the illness is easily preventable. Volusia County Health Department Communications Manager Holly Smith said the disease is easily transmitted by the fecal-oral method and washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds will ... Read More »

Struggle To Keep Bunnell’s Sheltering Tree Open Continues Tonight

Bunnell, FL – Volunteers and board members of The Sheltering Tree in Bunnell will be at tonight’s Bunnell City Commission meeting on a humanitarian mission, according to Martin Collins, board member and assistant chair of the agency. He said services offered by The Sheltering Tree are helping people on the edge of homelessness to keep from going over that edge. ... Read More »

AAA: Gas Prices Poised For Declines This Week

Daytona Beach, FL – Following a 15 cent drop the week before, AAA is predicting that Florida gas prices are headed down. All together, with last week and the week before, gas prices have surged a total of 26 cents in the Sunshine State, to a state average of $2.67 per gallon (regular unleaded), a 14 cent jump at the ... Read More »

Daytona Says “Welcome” To Rockville Festival

Danny Wimmer along with Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile, Volusia County Chair Ed Kelley and Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry at DIS.(News Daytona Beach) Daytona Beach, FL – One of Florida’s largest music festivals finds a new home on the World’s Most Famous Beach. And that festival is Florida’s “biggest rock experience,” also known as “Welcome to Rockville.” The ... Read More »

K-9 Endo Gets His Auto Theft Suspects

DeLand, FL – Volusia County Sheriff’s K-9 Endo is the hero in the capture of two auto theft suspects today (July 5). He found 19-year-old Hollins Mills and a 15-year-old male, both from Orlando, trying to hide from law enforcement in a swimming pool. The auto theft took place early this morning at a Palm Coast dealership when the pair ... Read More »

Duo Travels Florida’s Coasts To Raise Plastic Awareness

Daytona Beach, FL – What began as a 1,200-mile trek around the peninsula of the state of Florida will end tomorrow in Tallahassee with almost three thousand pounds of plastics being placed on the stairs of the State Capitol. Bryan Galvin and Heather Bolint, founders of the non-profit PlasticSymptoms.org, walked, swam and canoed inlets and waterways all around the state, ... Read More »

Volusia County’s New Medical Examiner Ready to Take Charge

DeLand, FL – Volusia County’s new, full-time Medical Examiner, James Fulcher, officially begins his tenure tomorrow. Sixteen candidates applied for the position after interim medical examiner Dr. Jon Thogmartin promoted the position at a national conference in December. A committee comprised of the sheriff, a funeral director, the state attorney, Daytona Beach’s police chief, and the chairman of the state ... Read More »

What To Do For Independence Day 2019

Daytona Beach, FL – Both Volusia and Flagler counties have plenty planned for this year’s Independence Day. And the first thing on some people’s minds is where exactly can they see fireworks? If you plan on going out to see fireworks, there are plenty of family-friendly events throughout both counties offering plenty of live music, food, games, local vendors and ... Read More »