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DELTONA, Fla. -- Delton'a Paxton Lynch has gone from relative obscurity to the No. 26 pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft for the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos who were starved for a quarterback.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Karen A. Holbrook, Ph.D., became the interim president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Monday replacing John Johnson, who retired.

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Forough B. Hosseinin of Daytona, businesswoman, entrepreneur &  public education policy maker / Headline Surfer®Forough Hosseini in a school / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Forough B. Hosseini, along with Mark Geallas and Jim Dinneen, are the three big stakeholders who have worked tirelessly to make "Hope Place" a true reality for homeless families with kids and for teens without parents or a place to live, but enrolled in school.

And they have done so without the ugliness of political bickering or one upmanship.

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Frank Bruno, 1st inductee into HeadlineSurfer.com Hall of Fame / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- He was the countywide face of politics for 20-plus years, his last eight as the 1st-ever elected county chair, before he stepped off the dais in 2012. So, it is only fitting that Frank Bruno is the internet newspaper's first inductee for the inaugural Class of 2015 HeadlineSurfer.com Hall of Fame.

Bruno will be joined by 24 other finalists announced in October and profiles published by year's end.

 

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DEBARY -- The Farmer's Market Farmers is open with free admission 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays
at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 N. U.S. 17-92, DeBary. For more info, please call 407-443-6965.

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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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DELTONA, Fla. -- An alleged Wal-Mart shoplifter who threatened a loss prevention officer with a knife Monday night, after he fled the store, 101 Howland Blvd., in an SUV, crashed it and then jumped into a creek in an unsuccessful attempt to elude a Sheriff’s K9, which took him down.

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Stetson's Samantha Harris has Stetson volleyball ranked 9th / Headline Surfer®DELAND, Fla. -- The Stetson beach volleyball team, led by Samantha Harris, is ranked 9th in the nation in this week's AVCA Top 10 coaches poll. Stetson (18-6, 5-1 A-Sun) will visit Mercer (8-9, 2-4) today for its final two Atlantic Sun Conference dual matches of the season.

If the Hatters sweep, they will clinch a share of the regular season conference title and earn the No. 1 seed for the conference championship, April 22-24 in Emerson, Ga.

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Stetson ranked 9th  Nationally in AVCA Collegiate Beach Poll

Stetson's Samantha Harris has Stetson volleyball ranked 9th / Headline Surfer®DeLand, Fla. -- The Stetson beach volleyball team, led by Samantha Harris, is ranked 9th in the nation in this week's AVCA Top 10 coaches poll. Stetson (18-6, 5-1 A-Sun) will visit Mercer (8-9, 2-4) today for its final two Atlantic Sun Conference dual matches of the season. If the Hatters sweep, they will clinch a share of the regular season conference title and earn the No. 1 seed for the conference championship, April 22-24 in Emerson, Ga.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. is taking a page from the stars of the NFL -- past and present: He's donating his brain to science upon his passing, which he called a "no brainer."

 

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Daytona homeless family shelter / Jim Dinneen, Forough Hosseini, Mark Geallis / Headline Surfer®
First of three sidebars included in 2nd of 10-part investigative reporting series that takes the public into the plight of homeless families with children and of teens living on their own (at least 18 & in school living either apart from parents or with none at all) in greater Daytona Beach and throughout Volusia County); and the big three leaders who did something about it by Pushing for Hope Place -- Mark Geallis, executive director of Halifax Urban Ministries; Forough Hosseini, vice president of ICI Homes & and a community entrepreneur; and Jim Dinneen, Volusia County manager. These are their stories...
 
Mark Geallis of Halifax Urban Ministries, among big 3 behind Hope Place / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer® /
Mark Geallis, executive director of Halifax Urban Ministries in Daytona Beach, Florida, is shown here at left.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- At one time, Mark Geallis made sandwiches in Chicago, - a job he didn't find all too fulfilling.