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Dannis and Jayne BishDannis Bish, an Orlando firefighter shown here on his Facebook page with his wife, Jayne, was killed and his spouse critically injured when his Harley was struck Saturday by a 16-year-old driver in a Mustang who made an improper left turn into their path in East Orange County. The Bishes had been in Volusia County the day before for Bike Week and it's unclear if they and another biker friend riding his own Harley and injured, were returning home from the biker event when the accident occurred.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Already with the opening three-day weekend of Bike Week gone, two bikers have lost their lives -- one near Pierson and the other in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.


PIERSON, Fla. -- The boil water notices for the Town of Pierson and the Lakes of Pine Run have been lifted, according to Voluia County officials.

"The water is safe for drinking, cooking, showering and bathing," Volusia County stated in an email to Headline Surfer. "There are no boil water notices in Volusia County at this time."



PIERSON, Fla. -- The Town of Pierson has issued a boil water notice in the wake of Hurricane Irma.


DELAND, Fla. -- Volusia County Fire Services has lifted the burn ban for the county’s unincorporated areas as well as the municipalities of Oak Hill, Lake Helen and Pierson.


PIERSON, Fla. --The Academy of Technology at T. Dewitt Taylor High School establishes meaningful connections between digital video production/drama classroom content, performing arts, and real world experiences.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- What was the top story of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando region? 


Here are the individual high school grad rates for Volusia County, FL / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / Volusia County School District's graduation rate is 76 percent, equivalent to a C grade. In terms of a grade, neighboring counties Seminole (80.3 percent), Flagler (80.4 percent) and Orange (81.3 percent) would all get a B- and Brevard would get a B+.

PIERSON, Fla. -- Town of Pierson residents seeking to apply for Hurricane Irma disaster relief should register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or by calling FEMA’s toll free registration number at 800-621-FEMA (3362).  

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Fifteen years ago today, the worst terrorist attacks on American soil were designed to cripple us and break our spirit. But they had the opposite effect.

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PIERSON, Fla. -- The Pierson Town Council meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Tuesdays, accortding to Town Clerk Carmen M. Spelorzi.