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  1. Students exhibit works at Ormond Memorial Art MuseumRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... or go online at ormondartmuseum.org. "Volusia Students Create" features 140 works created by artists from Volusia County public schools, including 41 elementary, 13 middle schools and all 10 of the county's high schools. The show is marking its 43rd ...

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  2. Deputies: DeBary man charged in Facebook harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... 4:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., a report states. Nyman is charged with stalking and was being held Thursday in the Volusia County Branch Jail without bail. Deputies said the messages on Facebook and telephone calls caused the wife, Cheryl Wright-Nyman, 47, ...

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  3. SunRail bringing more real estate to Central FloridaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... along the commuter route that opened in May. SunRail currently has 12 stations over 31 miles connecting Volusia County and Orange County through Downtown Orlando. The Phase 2 extensions will add a northern terminus at DeLand and four more stations ...

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  4. Flagler hits 100KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... residents as of July 1, 2014, a 2 percent increase compared with 2013's estimated population of 99,950. Volusia County also saw a jump, coming in at 507,531 residents from 501,201, or a little more than 1 percent. The population gain is a positive ...

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  5. I-4 Ultimate work to start in middle of roadRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... ng the SunRail train, which roughly parallels I-4 and has 12 stops along a 31-mile route that links DeBary in Volusia County with Winter Park, downtown Orlando and south Orange County.

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  6. Police: 2-year-old boy found unresponsive in pool in PiersonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | DeLand Beacon

    A two-year-old boy was found unresponsive in a swimming pool in Pierson on Wednesday evening, according to authorities at the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The child was found at the bottom of a swimming pool by his grandfather at a residence on West Washington Avenue just before 7:40 p.m., according to authorities.

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  7. Flagler County hits population milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... residents as of July 1, 2014, a 2 percent increase compared with 2013's estimated population of 99,950. Volusia County also saw a jump, coming in at 507,531 residents from 501,201, or a little more than 1 percent. The population gain is a positive ...

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  8. State of Region Luncheon West Volusia economy mendingRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The economy in West Volusia is gradually regaining health, but its recovery from the Great Recession remains far from complete, local leaders said Wednesday. Funding for transportation improvements and the need for higher-paying jobs were among the challenges Volusia County's west side still faces, they said.

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  9. Pierson boy, 2, rushed to hospital after being found in poolRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 2-year-old boy has been rushed to the hospital after being found unresponsive Wednesday in a swimming pool in Pierson, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The child's mother and grandfather were home, in the 300 block of West Washington Avenue, at 7:40 p.m. when the Sheriff's Office was notified.

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  10. 2 U.S. service members in Flagler County included on ISIS hit listRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... by ISIS live in other parts of Florida, including at least one in St. Augustine. No one on the list lives in Volusia County, according to a list of cities provided by CBS News. A group calling itself the "Islamic State Hacking Division" posted the ...

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  11. Sex sting operation catches predatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News 4 Jax

    ... men who scoured the Internet looking for underage girls. ON THE GROUND! HANDS BEHIND YOUR BACK. AND THE VOLUSIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAID THEY TOOK DOWN 43 MEN IN THE STING CALLED OPERATION PREDATOR. MEN FROM PALM COAST WERE AMONG THOSE INVOLVED ...

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  12. Worker shocked while working on NSB roofRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A construction worker is in critical but stable condition after getting shocked while working on a roof in New Smyrna Beach, officials said. The man suffered the shock just after 11:40 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of North Orange Street near Canal Street, Volusia County emergency dispatchers said.

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  13. Deputies looking for Deltona man in attack on girlfriendRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Deputies are looking for a Deltona man who hit his girlfriend in the eye with a hanger, kicked in her window and sent text messages threatening to harm her and her young son, according to a charging affidavit. Volusia County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance on Alder Drive involving Lisa Cobb, 29, and boyfriend Paul Wood, 35. Awakened by her screaming 6-year-old son and the shatter of a window, Cobb called the Sheriff's Office late Sunday night reporting a damaged window and threatening text messages.

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  14. Bomb threat shuts down several roads in New Smyrna BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WESH-TV

    ... Beach, according to police. Claire Metz (@ClaireMetzWESH) has the story. BACK TO YOU. MORE BREAKING NEWS FROM VOLUSIA COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON. A SECOND BOMB THREAT IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS. PARTS OF NEW SMYRNA BEACH ARE CLOSED DOWN JUST HOURS AFTER A ...

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  15. Volusia, Flagler slip in county health rankingsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia and Flagler counties lost ground in the latest rankings of how communities across the nation are doing in keeping their residents healthy. Volusia County fell two slots finishing No.

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  16. Denny's near Daytona airport closes doorsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... those details have yet to be fully worked out, "We're saddened with the situation," he said. According to Volusia County property records, the 3,953-square-foot restaurant building was built in 1986 and is owned by Scott P. Goldkin, a Daytona Beach ...

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  17. VIDEO: Men from Jacksonville, St. Augustine caught up in child sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    This video frame from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows Brooks Mitchell, 53, of St. Augustine. He was one of the men arrested in the sting.

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  18. Husband and wife charged with growing marijuana in New Smyrna Beach houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... and possession of drug paraphernalia, said sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant. The Parkers are being held in the Volusia County Branch Jail, each on $36,000 bail, Gant said. Members of the East Volusia Narcotics Task Force launched the investigation ...

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  19. Suspect in New Smyrna Beach shooting turned himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The suspect New Smyrna Beach police were looking for Tuesday night has been caught, authorities said. Alfred Harkness, 23, wanted in the shooting that occurred at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday, turned himself in to police and was booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail early Wednesday, records show.

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  20. Enterprise man threatens woman over pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An Enterprise man, unhappy that the woman he impregnated is not getting an abortion, drove by the home and threatened to kill some family friends while holding a handgun, Volusia deputies said. Zane Sonne, 20, who is on felony probation for discharging a firearm in public, turned himself in at the Volusia County Branch Jail on Tuesday and was charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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