Waverly Media benches eye catching in Daytona, Deltona, DeLand, Edgewater, Holly Hill, Port Orange & New Smyrna
DAYTONA BEACH -- No matter where you drive along the major roadways in the county, invariably you are going to see more than a few of those eye-catching park bench ads.
Such is the successful advertising medium of Waverly Media, which literally has hundreds of benches dotting the landscape that is home to the world's most famous beach, the Daytona 500 and Florida's first 24/7 internet newspaper, HeadlineSurfer.com.
Florida Supreme Court approves medical marijuana ballot wording; Deltona petition organizer pleased with ruling
Volusia County petition drive organizer & Democrat Ellen Juliano to Attorney General Pam Bondi: 'Put that in your pipe and smoke it'
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's top court today signed off on the wording of a medical marijuana ballot question that asks Sunshine State voters voters to join nearly two dozen across the country in legalizing the drug for medicinal purposes.
The news was met with excitement by Deltona Democratic Party insider Ellen Juliano, herself a cancer survivor, and a key local organizer in the petition drive to get the medical marijuana ballot initiative drive, who had a personal message for the state attorney general: "Put that in pipe ands smoke it, Pam Bondi!"
OAK HILL, Fla. -- Folk musicians Jeni & Billy will bring the high lonesome harmonies of the Appalachian Mountains in a return visit to Volusia County's smallest incorporated city 13 months from their last stop here.
They will perform at noon Saturday, Feb. 8, at VIA Hall, 126 E. Halifax Ave., Oak Hill, at noon Saturday, Feb. 8. They will perform 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Deltona Library.
Sheriff's spokesman: Mother told deputies she fell asleep and when she woke up her worst fear was realized
DELTONA, Fla. -- A mother's worst fear was realized when she awoke from a nap and found her 4-year-old boy face down in the bottom of the family pool late this afternoon, a Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman said.
Deputies were dispatched to a home on South Fairbairn Drive after receiving a 9-1-1 call at 4:19 p.m. "The boy’s mother told the Sheriff’s Office that she fell asleep, and when she awoke and started looking for her son, she found him at the bottom of the pool," agency spokesman Gary Davidson told Headline Surfer®.
Sheriff's investigators did not release the name of the mother or the child.
Pat Northey tells Daytona Beach News-Journal it's 'welcome to the jungle' against two campaign opponents who happen to be African American
Entrant Webster Barnaby incensed with what he sees as patently racist comment to 'minimize' his candidacy and that of County Council at-large incumbent Joyce Cusack
DELTONA -- One day after Headline Surfer® broke the story that highly-respected Deltona City Commissioner Webster Barnaby had entered the race to challenge Volusia County Council at-large incumbent Joyce Cusack, the Daytona Beach Beach News-Journal was playing catch-up on the newest entrant, but it's a quote attributed to the third candidate in the race that is a major whopper.
Homicide may be result of stray bullet; investigators interviewing possible gunman
DELTONA -- The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after gunfire this Christmas morning that claimed the life of a 69-year-old man shot in the chest. His name has not been released.
"Deputies are investigating to determine whether a stray bullet may have caused the death," Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson told Headline Surfer®.
Deputies were dispatched to 3220 Cadehill Drive after the Sheriff’s Office’s Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call at 10:02 a.m. that a man had been shot.
Rich Gailey, Fred Lowry, perceived frontrunners to succeed term-limited Pat Northey
DELTONA -- A fourth candidate has entered the field to run in the 2014 elections for the district 5 seat on the Volusia County Council representing the Deltona area with incumbent Pat Northey term-limited and instead challenging at-large Council member Joyce Cusack of DeLand.
Deltona woman beaten in Lake Mary reported missing along with her two kids; husband since jailed & not cooperating
DELTONA -- The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a mother and her two children who are considered missing and endangered under suspicious circumstances stemming from a domestic violence situation in Lake Mary involving her husband who has since been apprehended and jailed in Daytona Beach.
DELTONA -- A Deltona man was airlifted by helicopter to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach with a non-life threatening bullet wound to his head after he was confronted by two men inside his residence just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday, a Volusia County Sheriff''s official said.
The clerk told deputies that he was in the back room washing dishes and when he turned around and saw a man with two shirts covering his face standing behind him and pointing a large kitchen knife pointed at him.
"The robber ordered the clerk to open the cash register," Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson told Headline Surfer, and when the clerk complied, "the suspect grabbed money from the register and then ran out the door and headed southbound."