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Waffle House to expand DeLand's 'breakfast district'

Waffle House, a Georgia-based chain of 24-hour restaurants, has bought property on North Woodland Boulevard on which to place its second eatery in West Volusia. There's a Waffle House at 414 Deltona Blvd. in Deltona, as well as one each in Port Orange and Ormond Beach. The DeLand site, at 1120 N. Wo


DeLand boots elves out of annual Christmas contest

The elves have been fired, so to speak. But, never fear. Toy soldiers have stepped up to serve. Annually for several years, children and their families have enjoyed "Elf Patrol," a monthlong holiday scavenger hunt that has people trying to find hidden elves in DeLand shops. The fun finale includes a


DeLand businesses keep beach tidy

A new partnership between one of Downtown DeLand's newest businesses and DeLand's brewery is cleaning up. Outsiders USA and Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co. hosted a beach cleanup Nov. 12, and plan many more similar events. Participation in the beach cleaning exceeded expectations. The individuals invol


War vet weds while walking parade

Mark and Lee Panageotes were lucky enough to tie the knot before a crowd of thousands of cheering people. It's not because the couple have enough friends to fill a small stadium. Rather, the two were wed during the Volusia County Veterans Day Parade, held Nov. 11 in Downtown DeLand. "I'm from New Ha

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-15 23:24:25

Stetson unveils role-play sales labs

LAB EXPERIENCED - Chase Levesque, a senior in the Centurion Sales Program, poses next to a split-screen shot showing how the two-camera system in the sales labs records simultaneously the seller and the person being sold to. Students and their professors can review the videos and see what a student


Stetson vet shares lessons from Vietnam War

There was no generation gap in an audience that gathered Nov. 14 to hear one of Stetson University's most distinguished alumni reflect on the Vietnam War. "The year is 1967. Now what?" Stetson Professor Emeritus T. Wayne Bailey said, as he set the stage for former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, D-Georgia, a

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-15 23:28:29

Tobacco trial underway in Historic Courthouse

Testimony in tobacco trial - During a break in the trial, Judge Dennis Craig of the 7th Judicial Circuit talks to expert witness Robert N. Proctor Nov. 9 in the Volusia County Historic Courthouse. The case, Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., came out of a massive class-action suit that went t

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-15 23:10:32

Woman carjacked while vacuuming newly purchased Camaro at Deltona gas station

'Please don't do this to me,' victim told carjacker DELTONA, Fla. - Deputies in Deltona are investigating after a woman was carjacked at a RaceTrac gas station. The 23-year-old victim told News 6 that the sun had just set on Tuesday evening when she was using the vacuum to clean her 2013 Chevy Cama

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-16 03:56:37

Student Rep: School Board Should Reconsider

(Opinion)Jacob Spell, a senior at Creed High School and one of the Board of Education's two non-voting student representatives, submitted the following opinion article about student opinion of the superintendent search: The New Haven Board of Education has a tough decision to make, as the final cand

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 22:11:11

Shawn Persinger Baptizes Book, Album

A single guitar starts "One Zero - Periodic Orbits from Chaos to Order and Back," two notes that sound at first like the beginning of a thousand rock songs. But within three seconds, the guitar has jumped away from that and into a more complex world of triplets and gnarly scales, playing a line fil

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 17:37:50

Film Fest Brings Latin American Directors To Town

After decades of cool antagonism, the United States restores full diplomatic relations with Cuba, and a New Yorker returns to the island nation of her birth to look after her ailing father. Cut to: four men playing dominos as they speculate on the political future of Cuba. Or to the story of the fi

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 17:40:20

Board of Alders Notice: Aldermanic Affairs Committee

The Aldermanic Affairs Committee of the Board of Alders will hold a public hearing at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, November 27, 2017 in the Aldermanic Chamber of City Hall, 165 Church St., re: ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF KHALIL IVY TO THE NEW HAVEN YOUTH AS A "YOUTH R

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 22:42:37

Shelton Cafeteria Workers Deliver Petition To School Board

On November 15, 2017, my co-workers and I attended the Shelton Board of Education meeting to deliver over 500 signatures on a petition of community support for our campaign. Before the meeting, we held a candlelight demonstration outside the building and sang the classic civil-rights era song "We S

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 21:23:00

Downtown Crossing Phase 2 Ready To Roll

Does this intersection look familiar? That's a pedestrian and bike-friendly Orange Street and MLK Jr. Boulevard South - as it's designed to be reborn soon as a 21st century pedestrian and bike-friendly crossroads knitting the Hill and Downtown back together from the effects of last century's urban

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 17:58:25

New Haven man pleads guilty to possessing firearm, violating supervised release

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A New Haven man pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon. John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut announced that Steven Singh, 39, of New Haven pleaded guilty in a Hartford courthouse on Thursday.

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-17 00:56:45

New Haven's Downtown Crossing plans advance

Published 12:00 am, Friday, November 17, 2017 NEW HAVEN - By 2023, the city hopes to have two more phases of the Dowtown Crossing complete with Orange Street extended over Route 34 and Temple Street meeting up with Congress Avenue, creating more traditional urban intersections and adding developme

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-11-17 00:00:34

OBPD arrests three people involved in chainsaw burglary

Police arrested three people in Ormond Beach after they stole a chainsaw from a residence's open garage on Wednesday, Nov. 15. William Belden, was arrested and charged with principal to unarmed burglary to an occupied dwelling. This is his 11th arrest. William Belden, 32, Harley Goodwin, 28 and Ormo

ORMONDBEACHOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-17 16:50:16

Flagler sheriff emcees 'Fugitive Friday Bingo'

Video seeks public's help to locate fugitives The Flagler County Sheriff's Office on Friday introduced its first "Fugitive Friday Bingo" video alert to inform the public about the county's most wanted fugitives. The 1-minute-13-second video made its debut on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page "in an

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 20:15:16

Daytona CVS robbed by masked gunman

DAYTONA BEACH - A gunman who concealed his face with a piece of cloth entered a CVS Pharmacy and robbed the cashier, police said. Shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday, the suspect walked into the store at 101 S. Ridgewood Ave. wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, gray shorts and black tennis shoes, according t

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-15 23:22:22

Daytona's historic oceanfront Bandshell getting $1M overhaul

The 80-year-old Bandshell's interior has not been renovated in more than 50 years. DAYTONA BEACH - The historic oceanfront Bandshell, the sandcastle-like structure that's been overlooking the waves since the 1930s, is going to get a nearly $1 million interior overhaul. City commissioners voted unani

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-16 03:31:41