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Port Orange City Plsnner Tim Burman takes on added duties / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Port Orange City Planner Tim Burman has taken on added duties as interim community development director.

PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Port Orange's City Manager Jake Johansson has named Tim Burman as the city's interim community development director, replacing Wayne Clark who has accepted a position with the City of Asheville, NC, starting Nov. 23.

In announcing the change in a press release, Johansson did not provide information on the salary Clark was earning nor on how much additional pay Burman will make doing both his regular job and the new duties assigned to him. Nor was the release clear on when the new duties would begin or even what the position of community development director entails.

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Save Beach Driving / LetVolusiaVote.com / Headline Surfer®Elaine Barnicle / Let Voluysia Vote / Save Beach Driving / Daytona Beach, FL / Headline Surfer®Letter to the Editor /
By Elaine Barnicle
 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- I believe due diligence has not been conducted regarding an increase in beach tolls. It is reported revenue will double if tolls double, but there is no guarantee this increase will occur.

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Port Orange Family Days Food PantryPhoto for Headline Surfer / Port Orange Walmart executive Lil Berard, shown at left, a Family Days Community Trust board member, works with volunteer Dave McCall in unloading food to the shelves of Port Orange Pantry in last year’s delivery. The need for helping family's is even greater this year.

PO Family DaysPORT ORANGE -- The Port Orange Family Days Community Trust uses proceeds from its Family Days, Spring Fair and other events to support a variety of quality-of-life activities in the Port Orange Area.

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Port Orange Family DaysThere is something for everyone at the annual Port Orange Family Days from Oct. 4-7 at the Port Orange City Center.

PORT ORANGE -- The Port Orange Family Days targets much of its activity toward youngsters, but serves also as a showcase for achievement by students at area schools.

Examples: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, bands and choral groups from elementary and middle schools will rotate in concert on the stage of the Parker Amphitheater in City Center;

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Dorothy Hukill Facebook campaign pageDorothy HukillFrank BrunoState Rep. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, and Volusia County Chair Frank Bruno, D-Ponce Inlet, are term-limited in their current seats and so they're vying for the dist. 8 state senate seat in the November elections.

PORT ORANGE -- Their State Senate showdown isn't until November, but Republican Dorothy Hukill is chomping at the bit against her Democratic opponent, Frank Bruno: "We just won the West Volusia Regional Chamber straw ballot with over 65% of the vote! Thank you for all your support - onward to November!"

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State Rep. Dorothy Hukill address her colleages in the Statehouse in Tallahassee prior to the end of the legislative session.
 

PORT ORANGE -- Dear Friends: As you probably know, the 2012 Legislative Session ended last month. Now that I’m back in Volusia County, I wanted to pass along a report of the main issues that were discussed and acted on in Tallahassee this year. Most importantly, I’m proud to report that we once again fulfilled our constitutional duty of passing a balanced budget.

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PORT ORANGE -- Two men suffered non-life threatening stab wounds in a fight Sunday night that started inside the Port Hole bar on Herbert Street and spilled into the streets nearly a block away, Port Orange police said.

One man suffered a stab wound to the leg and the other to his leg and torso, police said of the 7:30 p.m. fight. Police said they were not sure if the wounds were caused by a knife or a broken beer bottle in a fight that involved five or six people nor did police know why the fighting occurred to begin with.

The fight continued nearly a block away where one of the wounded men was transported to the hospital in the vicinity of Canal View Boulevard and Nova Road and the othe in the area of Canal View and Jackson Street, police said.

The identities of the victims was not released with one goiing to Halifax Urgent Care in Port Orange and the other to Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach.

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Video by Multimedia Editor Sera Frederick.  NSBNEWS.net endorses Dorothy Hukill, Republican, for relection to House District 28. 

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Headline Surfer photo illustration / Democrat Hillary Clinton should go to jail, say conservatives on the right of the political spectrum while liberals on the left say it's Republican Donald Trump, who belongs behind bars. And mainstream media continues to fan the flames and whipping up anger among the citizenry. 
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

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PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Spring is here, and the celebration of the founding of City of Port Orange that took place 150 years ago, continues. We are calling it Port Orange 150.

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