Daytona Beach

DELAND, FLA. -- 685 days have passed since Sheriff Mike Chitwood, the Scumbag Eradicator, was sworn into office. His first deliberate action: Ban  Central Florida's most prolific reporter from his press conferences, cut off the email media alerts, deny the press cards -- do everything he can to minimize the threat that he knows can upstage his mediocrity and overt cartoonish mannerisms.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The first opportunity for rain, and even then, it's slight, is a 20 percent chance of precipitation on Thanksgiving evening for greater Daytona Beach, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR announced Friday that it had made a non-binding offer to acquire outstanding shares of International Speedway Corp. not already owned by the billionaire France Family.

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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

1. Ashley Moody, R, Attorney General winner, 130,385 

2. Rick Scott, R, US Senate winner, 125,592

3. Jimmy Patronis, R, CFO winner, 125,852

4. Ron DeSantis, R, Governor winner 124,692

5. Matt Caldwell, R, Comm. of Agriculture winner, 122,589

6. Michael Waltz, R, CD6 winner, 122,467

7. Nancy Soderberg, D, CD6 loser,  103,626

8. Bill Nelson, D, US Senate loser, 102,624

9. Nicole "Nikki" Fried, D, Comm. of Agriculture loser, 100,702

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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It's Election Day here in Central Florida and throughout the nation. Here is a summary of the Headline Surfer endorsements, news & notes, community columns, and standalone pics & videos. Please click on hyperlinked headlines to see more of individual items. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The stakes could not be any higher for governance in Central Florida with the mid-term elections looming large with a week left for votes to be cast. 

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DELTONA, Fla. -- Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum wowed Democratic supporters at a campaign stop in Volusia County's largest city Friday night with the partisan Deltona crowd chanting his signature phrase, "Bring It Home!"

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jamie Hill Haynes has received a big endorsement in her quest for the DeLand seat on the Volusia County School Board in the Nov. 6 elections. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- I am not one who tweets a lot. As a matter of fact, I hardly ever check my Twitter account.

 

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Photo for Headline Surfer / Shown above is the mugshot of David Lee Davis...
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- David Lee Davis, a jack of all trades -- One-time cop, twice-failed candidate for elected office, political consultant, blogger, and substitute teacher -- also was a suspected pedophile, who used his local Catholic Church ties to give the appearance of piety and kindness, was arrested earlier today at his workplace and hauled off to there Volusia County Branch Jail where he was being held without bond, pending a first appearance.

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