Violence continues unabated in Daytona: Woman charged with murder in alleged knife plunge into friend's chest
DAYTONA BEACH -- The continuing violence that has gripped this city for the better part of four years now continued Friday night with a woman plunging a large steak kniife into the upper chest of a friend in her bedroom.
New Smyrna Beach Mom blog highlights Justin Kennedy candidacy in County Council race against Deb Denys
Internet social media site making up for Daytona Beach News-Journal slack on key political coverage in Southeast Volusia; Grade: A-plus
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Community blog spots like "New Smyrna Beach Mom" are carrying the news that the Daytona Beach News-Journal continues to pretend is not happening and that's former Edgewater City Councilman Justin Kennedy's filing Nov. 19 with the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections to run for the district 3 County Council seat held by Deb Denys of New Smyrna Beach, whose two-year reign has been disappointing, to say the least.
When King was born, there was a unified black community. Racism was alive and well and in their faces. Segregation was the norm, especially in the South. There was one enemy, the White Man.
DAYTONA BEACH -- It would be nice for once for Dorothy Hukill to stop playing politics when it comes to the news, especially that of Daytona International Speedway.
Hukill has blatantly been feeding the Daytona Beach News-Journal exclusive quotes on her committee's unanimous vote to provide $60 million in incentives to Daytona International Speedway as part of its $400 million makeover dubbed "Daytona Rising."
Before committing suicide, 20-year-old gunman struck two nurses with butt of weapon, demanding, 'Do you guys want to die tonight?'
DAYTONA BEACH -- What pushed an aparently despondent 20-year-old Deltona man over the edge in taking his own life with a shotgun blast to the head after shooting his way into Halifax Hospital and teeing off on two nurses with the butt of the lethal weapon just before 4 a.m. Sunday is not known.
DAYTONA BEACH -- The chair of the School of World Languages and Speech at Daytona State College, has been named the 2013 College and University Instructor of the Year by Florida Foreign Language Instructors in Colleges and Universities, a member of the Florida Foreign Language Association.
Biketoberfest tragedy: Two motorcyclists killed in collision while racing at Daytona International Speedway
No explanation from DIS or cops for 1-day delay in informing media
DAYTONA BEACH -- Two motorcyclists were killed after their bikes collided at high speeds coming off a high bank Thursday at Daytona International Speedway during a private racing school session, occurring on the first day of Biketoberfest, police and track officials confirmed late this afternoon.
DAYTONA BEACH — Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport rose 7 percent in August compared with the same month last year, airport officials said.
Last month, the publicly-funded airport had 53,518 fliers, up from the 50,047 in August of last year.
“The traffic increase in August reflects an on-going steady and stable operating picture at Daytona Beach International Airport,” Rick Karl, the airport’s director, told Headline Surfer. “Delta Air Lines and U.S Airways reported combined passenger loads of 90 percent in August while offering nearly 5,000 additional seats in the market compared to last August.”
Daytona's Bethune Cookman University women golfers finish third at Tignanelli Invite in Phoenix, Md.
Jennifer Hide claims runner-up finish in season-opener
PHOENIX, Md. – Bethune-Cookman junior women’s golfer Jennifer Hide shot a 4-over 148 in collecting a runner-up finish for the Daytona campus at the Tignanelli Towson Invitational on Monday, hosted by Towson University at the Towson Golf & Country Club in Phoenix, Md.
As a team, Bethune-Cookman finished third in the field with scores of 314 and 311 for the tournament. The total for Bethune-Cookman equaled +49, 625 throughout the par-72 course (6,139 yards).
B-CU Director of Golf Loritz “Scooter” Clark was happy with the results from the season-opening tournament, especially considering B-CU was the only team fielding just four individuals into the scoring.