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PORT ORANGE, Fla -- Though he finished a distant second, upstart newcomer Lee Barriero garnered just enough votes to prevent Marilyn Ford from winning today's special election and forcing a June runoff to determine which of the two will take the district 1 seat that opened up with the death of Ford's cancer-stricken husband, Robert Ford back in December.

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PORT ORANGE, Fla -- Marilyn Ford should be given the nod over four other candidates by the voters in a special election to succeed her late husband, Robrt Ford, for the district 1 seat he held on the Port Orange City Council because she's the most experienced and she wants to continue his conservative approach to municipal spending while ensuring essential services likes public safety are provided.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A large fight eight days ago at the Volusia Mall involving upwards of 20 people taking turns assaulting a store emploee near an inside entranceway was captured in a raw video that went viral in social media.

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YouTube download / AP video / Music, sports and fashion mix at the NFL Draft in Nashville: Walking any red carpet is a reason to dress up for the occasion, and young men going from college to work in front of a national audience absolutely want to look as good. One such draftee shown here is Greedy Williams, cornrback, LSU, taken with the 46th pick in the second round bby the Cleveland Browns.  (April 26). 

 

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ORMOND BEACh, Fla -- Volusia County Chair Ed Kelley took some time from his busy schedule to check out the Arbor Day Festivities at Ormond Beach Middle School on Friday, including the planting of three new trees.

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YouTube download / AP video / President Donald Trump vowed to fight for gun rights as he addressed the National Rifle Association Friday and also recited a litany of grievances about the special counsel investigation and Democrats, who he said "want to take away your guns." (April 26)

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DELAND, Fla -- A Deltona man with a lengthy criminal record who has repeatedly baited County Councilwoman Heather Post in Facebook rants apparently got too close for comfort in confronting her in an aggressive manner during a break in a recent public meeting that convinced a judge earlier today to slap Alvin Mortimer with a year-long restraining order.