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DEBARY, Fla. -- From Johnny Appleseed to railroad engineer Casey Jones to steel-driver John Henry, America has its share of folk heroes. Some of these larger-than-life characters really existed. Some were created. All of
them have played a colorful role in American life and history.

Daytona Beach resident and author William Lazarus will discuss their exploits and the origins of their legends at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona State College has been awarded a $20,000 grant to develop a new associate of science degree program in database technology as part of an American Association of Community Colleges collaboration with the National Science Foundation called MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Ed Kelley, Billie Egger Wheeler, Heather Post, Deb Denys, Joyce Cusack, Pat Patterson & Fred Lowry all have 2 things in common: 1. They are elected members of the Volusia County Council; 2. They have said nothing -- not one word publicly -- about Volusia Sheriff Mike Chitwood's spiteful exclusion of HeadlineSurfer.com from his law enforcement agency's email media alerts and banning from press conferences.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Ted Doran, one of Central Florida's top lawyers, said there was "no finer man in the world," than Kim C. Hammond, a retired circuit judge who passed away Sunday at age 72. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Did you know Social Security replaces about 40 percent of a person’s pre-retirement income?

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR has announced that Brent Dewar is being elevated to the position of President of NASCAR effective immediately.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Retired Circuit Judge Hubert Grimes has been named the acting president of historically-African-American Bethune-Cookman Universiy, whose president has resigned amid controversy over millions in finances.

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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- Maryam Ghyabi may be a big fish in a small pond in Central Florida with her Ormond Beach-based transportation planning and engineering firm, where she clearly has been the standard bearer over the years on major projects, but her company has merged with one of the country's engineering giants headquartered in Chicago -- Alfred Benesch & Company.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The 7th judicial circuit community is "shocked and saddened" by the Fourth of July cancer-stricken death of Circuit Judge Kellie J. Miles, who was 51 years old. 

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