Neighborhood Scout: Daytona Beach has ranked among the Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the US six years in a row & as high as 20th in 2016
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- East Central Florida's three tourism destination cities do not fare well in the 2018 rankings of US cities with a population of at least 25,000 residents. Sanford actually comes out ahead of Orlando and Daytona Beach with a rating of 4, with 100 being the highest safety rating. Orlando has a rating of 3. Daytona has the distinction of being ranked a 1, the lowest possible ranking from Neighborhood Scout.
Ouster of county manager a battle won by cutthroat politicians Chitwood-Post, but it's the taxpayers who will pay the price
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- As an experienced journalist who has closely followed the inner workings of Volusia County government for the past 10 years, I remain steadfast in my belief that Sheriff Mike Chitwood and County Councilwoman Heather Post (herself a former deputy), were rogue politicians who seized upon two phony crises over a three-week span fo force out County Manager Jim Dinneen.
Volusia County provides Daytona Beach News-Journal compensation figures on retiring County Manager Jim Dinneen's exit; Headline Surfer excluded from the public information
DELAND, Fla. -- Volusia County government provided the Daytona Beach News-Journal with compensation figures late this afternoon on the total cost of County Manager Jim Dinneen's exit but excluded Headline Surfer from the public information despite requesting it in writing.
Ormond Beach, Fla. – Members from the Rotary Clubs of Downtown Ormond Beach, Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach West recently came to the assistance of a 92-year-old widow, to fix approximately 90 feet of 6-foot tall vinyl fence that was falling over from improper installation and recent storms.
The project was coordinated through the Ormond Beach Police Liaison for Community Services.
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.
Student center under construction at Daytona State College named for local entrepreneur L. Gale Lemerand
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.
Far cry from monster in movie Jaws: Mount Dora fisherman bitten by 3-foot lemon shark after freeing it from hook in Ponce Inlet; boy, 12, bitten in Daytona
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.
Congressman Ron DeSantis on Memorial Day: Recognizing heroism of men & women who gave ultimate sacrifice to defend freedoms we enjoy daily
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."