DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona International Speedway has undertaken a new project to further improve the infield for the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and NASCAR Weekends.
"Daytona International Speedway is putting the construction vehicles to work as the 'World Center of Racing' has undertaken another improvement project in the infield that will provide benefits to the fan experience for Rolex 24 At Daytona and NASCAR weekends," DIS spokesman Andrew Booth said in a press release.
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.
PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Nobody is certain whether it was the toddler, Haven, or her baby sister, Hazel, in the stroller with an assist from dad, as to who was actually first through the door.
In the grand scheme of things, it's the Kolluri family of Monroe, La,. officially counted as the 1 millionth visitor Wednesday through the doors of the Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet.
City of DeLand honors Clerk of Court Laura Roth with proclamation for contributing to betterment of Spring Hill community
DELAND, Fla. -- When crack cocaine first hit the streets in the mid-1980s, an already-impoverisherd and historically black community by the name of Spring Hill outside the DeLand city limits had become a major drug den for the better part of the next two decades -- its poor and law abiding citizens caught in the cross fire between rival drug dealers.
EDGEWATER, Fla. -- Ok folks, the election is over so it is time to stop the rhetoric, hate and protesting: Donald Trump is the president-elect so please get over it and move on.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Well, my reputation is in tatters. I believed the polls. And I have never been so happy to be wrong in all my life. Not only did Trump win but he had coattails sufficient to enable the Republicans to retain control of the House (never in doubt) and Senate despite the fact that there were 24 GOP senators at risk and only 10 Democrats. Hoorah for America.
EDGEWATER, Fla -- I am incensed at the treatment of the men and women of the military who were promised sign on bonuses to reenlist, did their duty and are now being asked for that money back.
Some I have heard have paid the government back more than $50,000 because not only are they being asked to return the original sum but they are also being charged interest. How can this be happening?
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Headline Surfer is counting down the Top 100 stories of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando metro area otherwise known as the I-4 corridor of Central Florida through Volusia, Seminole and Orange counties.
Among the top 5 contenders for the No. 1 story of the year in no particular order so as not to spoil the surprise: The Pulse gay nightclub terrorist massacre; the ugliness of the presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton; the continuing saga over homelessness in Daytona Beach; records tied or broken in NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway and Daytona Beach yet again leading Volusia County in homicides.
So far Headline Surfer has presented recaps for stories ranked 16-100. Previous segments have come in story recaps of 10, but now that the countdown has arrived at the top 20, this current segment captures stories ranked 11-15. Then it will be 10-6, 5-2 and then No. 1 by itself. So without further delay, here are story recaps 11-15:
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Sarah Dougherty, an Edgewater businesswoman, to the Daytona State College District Board of Trustees.