DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- On New Year's Day, the award-winning 24/7 internet internet newspaper will recognize four public servants it believes truly represents the the absolute best of the best of greater Daytona Beach -- our Mount Rushmore so to speak. And on Jan. 1, Frank Bruno, Ted Doran, Joyce Cusack and Melody McSorley Johnson will be presented as such as this digital media outlet begins rolling out the 101 entrants in its inaugural Class of 2016 HeadlneSurfer.com Hall of Fame.
Breaks single-game scoring record that stood for 29 years & spanning 842 games
DELAND, Fla. -- Brianti Saunders was not going to be denied as she knocked down her first eight shots en route to a 40-point performance Sunday at home in a 79-57 trouncing of Georgia Southern in the first day of the 2015 Hatter Classic.
Deltona's John Masiarczyk & Orange City's Tom Laputka among 10 mayors endorsing Adam Barringer for Congress
SW Volusia a key battleground in re-drawn 6th congressional district in 2016
DELTONA, Fla. -- Though it is the furthest of Volusia County's cities away from the curling waves and hard sands of the World's Most Famous Beach®, the City of Deltona nonetheless is the largest of the 16 incorporated municipalities in Volusia County in terms of population.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce has elected its officers for 2016, with a businesswoman as the new face of the organization.
With unanimous support from the nominating committee and board, Teresa Rand, president & CEO of the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA was elected chair for 2016.
As the head of the YMCA, Rand brings a great deal of community knowledge and leadership to the Chamber.
“Teresa has been an active member of the Board for several years including leadership roles in the Membership Division and the Community Development Division," current Chair Chris Bowler said. "In addition, she participated in the Strategic Planning process for the Chamber this past year.”
GOP 6th Congressional candidate Adam Barringer says locals fearful of ISIS infiltrating Syrian migrants
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- There are real fears of an ISIS infiltration of refugees in the US and any number of countries, which President Obama's Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has acknowledged.
ORLANDO -- An Amber Alert was issued this morning for a 17-year-old Orange County girl first reported missing on Monday and last seen in the 2700 block of Lake Stanley Road in Orlando.
She has long dark hair, but may have cut it and she may be headed up to Jacksonville. If you spot her, based on the description in the image above, please call 9-1-1.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The 50-year-old Main Street drawbridge in Daytona, was finally opened reopened mid-afternoon Nov. 5 after being closed for 1 1/2 weeks due to repairs.
Thankfully, it didn't have to be closed earlier in October when the four-day fall motortycle rally, Biketoberfest, was in full swing.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- S. Truett Cathy, a billionaiure several times over who saw himself asa simple man, would often say, "I cook chicken for a living.”
The founder of Chick-fil-A, who owned a seasonal home in New Smyrna Beach outside of the gated Sugar Mill golf course community, died Sept. 8, 2014, at his home in Clayton County, Ga., a Chick-fil-A spokesman confirmed. He was 93.
Strong likelihood Daytona Beach convict, 26, could spend life behind bars for shooting man in face in soured drug deal
DAYTONA BEACH – At the age of 26, Alliston George of Daytona Beach could very well spend the rest of his life behind bars for shooting another man in the face with a .38 semi-automatic handgun the afternoon of Oct. 23, 2014, after an apparent soured drug deal.
A jury on Friday found George guilty of Attempted first degree murder with a firearm, which subjects him to Florida's 10-20-life statute, whenever a gun is discharged causing injury, which requires a 25-year-to-life sentence to be imposed. That he's looking at spending the rest of his life behind bars perhaps was a fata com-pleat for this three-time convicted felon.
SANFORD, Fla. -- On Nov. 21 at 12:58 p.m. a then-unknown man entered the Bank of America, 3094 South Orlando Drive.
Here is a synopsis of what happened as described in a press release sent to HeadlineSurfer.com and other Central Florida media outlets: The suspect entered the financial institution and approached a teller, demanding an unknown amount of currency.
The suspect was last seen wearing a black bandana on his head, sunglasses, a black shirt, jeans, a sports coat, and blue sneakers. The suspect was described as having a thin build and possibly in his late twenties or early thirties. Furthermore, the suspect fled the scene without removing any currency from the financial institution.
DEBARY, Fla. -- A 76-year-old man was struck and killed by a van in the roadway on Highbanks Road in DeBary near a Walgreens pharmacy about 90 minutes ago, an official with the Volusia Counry Sheriff's Office said.
Here is a synopsis of the pedestrian fatality that was reported at 9:28 p.m. Tuesday and decribed by Sheriff's PIO Andrew Gant in an email alert to Headline Surfer® and other Central Florida media outlets: The caller reported a white Chevrolet van struck a 76-year-old man in the roadway on Highbanks at the intersection with Charles R. Beall Boulevard, near a Walgreens.
SANFORD, Fla. – The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of first-degree murder inmate Michael Ross Friedman, 64, of Delray Beach, who collapsed in his jail cell Sunday night and died a short time after he was rushed by ambulance to South Seminole Hospital.
Friedman had been held without bail at the Polk Correctional Facility in Sanford on a capital murder charge out of Winter Springs for the alleged shooting death of his ex-wife's boyfriend.