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Daytona Beach woman wins $1 million from lottery scratch-off game

One moment can change a life. For one Daytona Beach woman, that moment happened at a Publix. Kimberly Lawson, 45, of Daytona Beach, bought a $30 Gold Rush Special Edition scratch-off game at the South Daytona Publix at 2400 South Ridgewood Avenue and immediately became one million dollars richer, ac


New Smyrna Beach Residents Frus­trated by Ag­gressive Roosters

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — A big debate is taking shape in New Smyrna Beach about the future of Flagler Avenue’s iconic wild roosters and chickens. While many love their feathered neighbors, others want them to fly the coop.


Hero waitress recovering after leaping off pier to save little boy

This world is a better place because of people like young Hanna Pignato who proved once again that not all heroes wear capes. This 19-year-old lady didn’t hesitate even a bit when she found herself in a situation where she could offer help and try save another person’s life.


18-year-old high school student jumps from overpass to his death

A man who jumped to his death from an interstate overpass Thursday in Daytona Beach has been identified as 18-year-old Matthew Buth, a senior at DeLand High School. Buth was a local musician who played guitar and saxophone and participated in his high school band, according to friends.


FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: No. 119: Aliki Forum, 1981, Daytona Beach

Condominiums are not the most beloved of Florida’s architectural forms, but some of them have such perfect geometry that they stand out. It doesn’t hurt the 23-story Aliki Forum that it soars by itself on the oceanfront just south of Ormond Beach. So passers-by can appreciate its purity of line with


Tornado watch for Flagler County and north, Volusia County also at risk

A tornado watch is in effect today until 4 p.m. across North Florida, including Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties, as severe weather sweeps across the area ahead of a cold front.


I-95 Reopens After Suicidal Man Jumps From Bridge

Daytona Beach, FL – Things are back to normal on Interstate 95 in Daytona Beach after a man committed suicide by jumping onto the highway from the Beville Road overpass. It happened around 5:30 last night (April 18th), snarling southbound traffic for nearly three hours and forcing detours to nearby


Driver uninjured after going through 2 trees and 1 street sign in Ormond Beach

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - Ormond Beach firefighters said a car drove through two trees and a street sign Friday. Investigators said the car ran off Granada Boulevard. The car ended up in a gully.


Man on run captured after high-speed chase in Volusia County, authorities say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Daytona Beach man on the run from the law for a year and a half is in custody after a high-speed chase, authorities said. Bijan Johnson, 28, sped away on Interstate 95 after he was spotted by law enforcement Wednesday, authorities said.


NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

UPDATE (04-19-19): All Volusia County Beach Safety lifeguard towers are closed. Volusia County, FL – A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Volusia County that lasts until 10 p.m.


Suspected drug trafficker leads police on dangerous wrong-way chase

A man wanted on heroin and fentanyl trafficking charges led Daytona Beach police on a multi-mile and dangerous chase that included officers deploying stop sticks and weaving through traffic.


Cold front could cast chill on Easter Sunday morning

A cold front that swept through Florida on Friday afternoon caused more than 2,300 power outages across Volusia and Flagler counties and could make it a chilly Easter Sunday morning, with temperatures as low as the high 40s.


High winds downed trees and caused power outages Friday

A bout of severe weather swept through Florida Friday, causing scattered power outages across Volusia and Flagler counties. Although Flagler County was under a tornado watch for much of the day, the fast-moving gusts ahead of a cold front rushed ahead of the storm convection Friday afternoon, reduci


Bumpy roads and no sidewalks

Daytona Beach has its share of bad roads, including a substantial number of them in the Black community. Midtown, Derbyshire, Madison Heights, Cedar Highlands and several other areas all have some roads that are cracked and bumpy, and that need to be either resurfaced or reconstructed.


Florida House gives support to hospital in Deltona

The Florida House voted unanimously Wednesday to pass a bill that would clear the way for a new Volusia County hospital that has been at the center of a legal fight. With no debate, the House voted 117-0 approve the measure (HB 523), sponsored by Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona. The proposal (HB 523)


Volusia plans summer camps for kids

Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division will coordinate summer day camps at 14 locations across the county. The camps will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 10 through July 26.


Church's congregants are moving to Tomoka Farms Road

DAYTONA BEACH — In 1898, when the city was still forming along the western bank of the Halifax River, four local men decided to start a church. Their first gatherings were inside an Orange Avenue opera house near Beach Street. Just weeks later they found a piece of property they liked a few blocks t


Three Volusia County internet cafes raided, shut down by detectives

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — For the third time in less than two years, several internet cafes in Volusia County have been raided and shutdown. Sheriff's detectives hit three different locations in the same shopping plaza on Hand Avenue near Ormond Beach Tuesday.