Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Once again, L. Gale Lemerand, our most generous donor, has shown his deep and abiding interest in the education of Florida's children and in the institutions which provide that education.

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Photos and video for Headline Surfer / Daytona State College has named its 84,000-square-foot student center under construction on its main campus in honor of longtime benefactor and former trustee L. Gale Lemerand during a  special ceremony Thursday, May 31, at the main campus in Daytona Beach, Florida, as shown in the images above.

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SANFORD, Fla. -- Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma doesn't put much stock into law enforcement monikers  like "protect and serve."

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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.

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PALM COAST, Fla. -- The  message for today's sacred holiday from Congressman Ron DeSantis is short, sweet and to the point: "On Memorial Day we recognize the heroism of the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice to defend the freedoms we enjoy daily."

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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.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The roar of the cars from the Daytona 500 and her crash midway through the Great American Race is a distant memory now for Danica Patrick, who now sets her sights on the Indianapolis 500, in the 7th starting position.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona State Women's Cross Country has signed the first two women to compete in the inaugural season in the fall of 2018: Moriya Patsch, a 2017 graduate from Seabreeze High School, and Janie Davidson, a 2017 Spruce Creek High School graduate, have committed to run for the Falcons in what will be a historic season for the school.  

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A quick thought in reaction to the breaking news: Here we go again, yet another school shooting, this time in Santa Fe, Texas.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The cool thing about students who excel in the classroom, during an athletic contest or in a community event is they typically go on to even bigger and better things.

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