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  1. Developer buys Port Orange propertyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Emerson International Inc. has bought 174.5 acres of cleared and wooded vacant property along the north and south sides of Town West Boulevard intended for residential development. The Altamonte Springs-based residential and commercial developer paid $2.11 million for the land, according to Volusia County property records.

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  2. United Way honors top volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    John Sullivan lives in his car when he has nowhere to call home so he understands the role compassion plays when serving those who are in his shoes. Sullivan's dedication to helping the homeless earned him the outstanding senior volunteer award at United Way's 28th annual Outstanding Volunteers of the Year Awards luncheon Thursday at the Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach Shores.

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  3. Port Orange officer who struck, killed scooter rider, cited for careless drivingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange policeman who struck and killed a man on a scooter was driving 15 miles faster than the posted speed limit on his way to a nonpriority call, an internal affairs investigation released Tuesday by police shows. As a result, Officer Silvio Portillo was cited for careless driving by the Florida Highway patrol and he was suspended for 10 shifts, or 120 hours, the investigation shows.

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  4. Music fills the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Music filled the air April 17-18 at the Kenneth Parker Performing Arts Amphitheatre for the 18th annual Lakeside Jazz Festival. The bands ranged from universities, military, middle and high schools with an elementary school exhibition.

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  5. Homes comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Paul Rechichar, owner of Platinum Building & Remodeling in Port Orange, has purchased the last available vacant single-family house lots in the Portofino Estates subdivision of New Smyrna Beach's Venetian Bay community. Rechichar, doing business as Platinum Lakes LLC, paid $2.8 million for 28 ready-to-build estate lots from The Johnson Group Inc., according to Volusia County property records.

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  6. Port Orange to discuss cost options for course renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Golfers who use the Cypress Head Golf Course could soon see some vast improvements, but the extent of those upgrades depends on how much the City Council decides to spend at its meeting Tuesday night. To renovate the course's greens, tees, bunkers, driving range and short game area, the city would need to approve spending $778,217, according to an agenda item.

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  7. New Smyrna's Sky Fest wraps up another successful runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Brooke LeBaron and her father, Kevin, ventured to the final day of the New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest on Sunday in hopes of watching aircraft soar but they never expected to go for a ride in one. The Ormond Beach family, which included 4-year-old Logan LeBaron, took a ride on "The Jetmobile," a 3,000-pound golf cart made from the cowling of a Boeing 747.

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  8. Ormond to vote on condosRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Commissioners Tuesday will vote on a zoning change that would allow for a 286-unit condominium complex at the site of a former hospital. Last year, Port Orange developer Buddy LaCour filed paperwork with the city to build Renaissance Village of Ormond Beach on the site of the former Ormond Memorial hospital on Sterthaus Drive after it was imploded in 2012.

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  9. Developer relishes putting stamp on areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    How this city looks in coming years will be largely influenced by a 61-year-old developer born in Daytona Beach to hotel developer parents. E.V. "Buddy" LaCour and his various partners are making plans and bringing in business throughout the city as well as in Ormond Beach.

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  10. Full steam aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    PORT ORANGE Floating on the Halifax River near Ridgewood Avenue, a riverboat restaurant is serving seafood and offering sweeping views of beachside hotels towering across the river. Captain Daddy's Riverboat Restaurant opened in October, finally starting changes on the Halifax River that have been in the works for more than 15 years.

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  11. Man who shot at Port Orange police facing 11 felonies, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The suicidal man shot by Port Orange police after he shot at them in February is facing a slew of felonies after police said he tried to kill them, an official said. Howard Button III, who was still hospitalized at Halifax Health Medical Center when an arrest warrant was served Thursday, is charged with five counts of attempted second-degree murder of a law enforcement officer with a firearm, five counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm and shooting into a building, records show.

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  12. Young writer gives readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 9-year-old writer and poet will read from her newly published book. Ava Roulier will read stories and poems from her book "With Cherries on Top" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday April 17 at Jakob's Well, 132 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

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  13. Spying bill on way for Senate voteRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A bill that would outlaw some types of electronic spying cleared its last committee stop on the way to the Florida Senate on Wednesday. The measure, SB 282, would make it illegal to follow a person by installing a tracking device on their car or phone.

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  14. Surge in last-minute tax filers expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Today figures to be a long day for Troy Thomas and his tax preparers at the Liberty Tax Service offices he owns in Holly Hill and Port Orange. Despite the growing popularity of do-it-yourself tax software, Troy said he has seen a surge in business in the final days leading up to today's filing deadline for 2014 tax returns.

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  15. Floridian Financial posts big jump in profitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Floridian Financial Group Inc., the holding company for Daytona Beach-based Floridian Bank, reported a net profit of $13.1 million in 2014, up from $1.5 million in 2013. The big jump was largely thanks to a one-time $10.5 million tax credit the company received "because we're now allowed to recognize deferred taxes," Chief Financial Officer Jorge Sanchez said.

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  16. Daytona Tortugas names official healthcare providerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Halifax Health has agreed to become the official healthcare provider for the Daytona Tortugas. The public hospital system, which operates hospitals in Daytona Beach and Port Orange, will provide healthcare services to the professional baseball team's players and their families as well as coaches.

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  17. Things to Do WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Move through "Kashmir," take a history cruise, hear stand-up comedy . . . HEAR ROCK GUITAR: The repertoire of local singer-guitarist Brad Sayre includes the Beatles' "A Day in the Life," Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven," "Kashmir" and "Immigrant Song," and music by Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Robin Trower, Larry Carlton, Joe Satriani, Neil Young, Sting, Green Day and others.

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  18. Volusia report urges planning for car-free beachesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Citing changing environmental conditions and the hope for economic development, a report released Monday by some of area's top elected officials suggested cities and Volusia County need to prepare for a day when vehicles will no longer drive and park on area beaches. "The question is not 'if' cars are removed from the beach, the question is 'when'" said Daytona Beach Shores Mayor Harry Jennings, reading from the report Monday he helped author along with County Councilman Doug Daniels and Daytona Beach City Commissioner Pam Woods.

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  19. Volunteers, restaurants team up to restore Volusia oyster reefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Eating oysters is now more than just a succulent culinary experience for diners at a host of restaurants in Volusia County. The oyster shells are also helping replace and repair miles of damaged oyster reefs and preventing erosion in the troubled Indian River Lagoon.

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  20. Art of the Auto Event brings love of cars together with love for nostalgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    There was a Lamborghini SUV that was built for a sheik. There was a lady in a poodle skirt who looked like she would drink a shake.

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