DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Running second with a few laps left on June 12, 2013, Jason Leffler was involved in a crash during a sprint car heat race at the 5⁄8-mile Bridgeport Speedway in Logan Township, NJ, resulting in his his car suffering a front suspension failure that caused it to crash into a wall and flip over repeatedly.
Central Fla internet reporter wins 1st place breaking news award for car in catch fence at Daytona, complimenting earlier awards in print media for racing news
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Henry Frederick, an experienced internet-based journslist in Central Florida who publishes Headline Surfer, has won journalism awards for literally dozens of stories since the mid-1990s, both with print media and online. He's among the aggresive breaking news reporters in the Sunshine State whose career in journalism going back to the mid-1980s, has been built on the cops and courts beat. He's also won quite a few awards for motorsports coverage at Daytona icluding a first place award for breaking news in 2016 for the car that tore into the catch fence in the Coke Zero 400, the debris injuring several fans.
Volusia County Manager Jim Dinneen Ecstatic: Daytona Beach International Airport reaches 20-year high in passenger traffic
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- Going with a third carrier in JetBlue a year ago has been the difference maker in generating a 20-year high in passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport and Volusia County officials are ecstatic.
Media Reports: Mike Chitwood to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan; Sheriff continues to exclude Headline Surfer from VCSO news
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood and half a dozen other law enforcement leaders from other parts of the US are scheduled to meet today with US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan today in his native Wisconsin to discuss "de-escalation training" as part of law enforcement, according to a story in the Daytona Beach News-Journal and several Orlando TV stations.