REWIND of NASCAR's Coke Zero Sugar 400: Erik Jones, first-time winner of July race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A year ago, it was Ricky Stenhouse who won the war of attrition and NASCAR's signature July race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway.
It was Stenhouse who be the cause of attrition Saturday night with the "Big One" that claimed half the field. But it was a little-known driver, Erik Jones, who passed the reigning series champion, Martin Truex Jr by .125 of a second at the finish line to win the Coke Zero Sugar 400.
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.
Memorial Day Forecast: 70% chance of rain, but for those planning to hit the beaches anyway in Daytona, New Smyrna, Ormond, Ponce Inlet & the Shores, here are safety tips from Volusia County
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Melbourne are predicting a 70 percent chance of rain on Memorial Day for Central Florida, but that won't keep people from hitting the beaches.
Far cry from monster in movie Jaws: Mount Dora fisherman bitten by 3-foot lemon shark after freeing it from hook in Ponce Inlet; boy, 12, bitten in Daytona
PONCE INLET, Fla. -- So much for kindness: a 3-foot Lemon shark turned around and nipped a Mount Dora man on the foot after the fisherman went through the trouble of releasing it from his fishing hook on Sunday, the second of two shark-bite incidents reported over the Memorial Day weekend.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Don Picard of the Southeast Volusia Audubon Society will discuss the varied and fascinating birds that live in the Indian River Lagoon at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.
ESSEX, VT -- I’ll soon be leaving for Ohio, to have a kidney transplant, God permitting, and recover; to get on with life and work. While perusing some Facebook posts I came upon some posts regarding President Donald J. Trump and the prospects of his impeachment.
DEBARY, Fla. -- The Republican Club of Southwest Volusia October is holding a meet and talk to candidates tonight with the following scheduled to appear: West Volusia Hospital Authority Group B Seat 2 candidate Michael Ray and DeBary Seat 4 candidate Eugene Kowalski.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Like many of you I was disturbed at our luncheon last month in New Smyrna Beach when Fred Costello passionately denied as false several charges which Micheal Waltz' campaign made against him in a mailed flyer.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danny Eslick took his third Daytona 200 win on Saturday, March 18, after making a last lap pass in turn four of Daytona International Speedway.
Port Orange Mayor Don Burnette tags along with Spruce Creek Elementary kids in National Walk to School Day
PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Being the face of municipal government for Port Orange Mayor Don Burnette entails some really exciting duties like sitting through long-winded city council budget hearings, posing for grip-and-grin ribbon cuttings and sitting some more for the steady diet of community chicken dinner events.