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Joseph Perrone and Bill Milano(l to r) have each won another two years in office in Ponce Inlet without opposition.

PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Joseph Perrone didn't have to look over his shoulder in his re-election bid on the Ponce Inlet Town Council.

That's because neither Perrone nor his colleague, Bill Milano, had any opposition when the noon deadline Friday for qualifying had come and gone, for their respective elective offices, seats 4 and 2.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- The raptors of Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet will travel to the Lyonia Environmental Center on Friday for an avian learning adventure.

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PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has released its annual list of the "Best Beaches for Families" in the US and Ponce Inet is on it.

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PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Enjoy some close encounters with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 15th annual Turtle Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive.
 

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PONCE INLET, Fla. -- After two months of rehabilitation at the Marine Science Center turtle hospital, a juvenile green sea turtle named "Adele," is expected to be released back into the Atlantic Ocean today.

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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+.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jim Oddie is livid Volusia County government officials have moved so quickly to ban beach driving for the rest of the week and possible though the weekendd if there is significant damage as a result of Hurricane Matthew's expected torrential rain and strong winds.

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PONCE INLET, Fla. – A rare Kemp’s ridley sea turtle is recovering at the Marine Science Center after being accidentally hooked by a man fishing in Ponce Inlet eight days ago.

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Francis, 6 pound gree sea turtle to be released back into the Atlantic Ocean / Headline Surfer®PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Due to rough surf and weather conditions, the release back into the Atlantic waters won't come until Thursday for a 6-pound green sea turtle rehabbing at the Marine Science Center from a partially amputated flipper.

The release of the turtle, named "Francis" was to be today, but because of the rough surf, the turtle's release has been tentatively rescheduled to 3 p.m. Thursday. Staff expects to release him at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Beach Street ramp in Ponce Inlet.

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Retired face of government stays fit with 10-mile mountain bike ride every morning in vicinity of Ponce Inlet residence

Frank Bruno

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Though Frank T. Bruno stepped off the dais nearly two years ago after a 20-year-run as the face of Volusia government -- the final eight as the first elected county chair -- his political legacy remains in place, considering his successor and others meet twice monthly in the council chambers re-named in his honor.

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