Ormond Beach


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Greg and Dina Evan thank the community for frequenting their home-style restaurant, Alfie's, especially those who helped the beach-side eatery celebrate its recent anniversary.

ORMOND-BY-THE-SEA, Fla. -- Betty and Bud Evans opened the original Alfie’s Restaurant in Jamestown, NY, way back in 1969.

In 1986, they decided to move to Ormond-by-the-Sea and opened up another location, which has now celebrated 29 years in business.

Their son, Greg Evans, and his wife, Dina, own and operate the popular eatery, that remains a throwback to gentler times with great home-cookin' and even better conversation.

The owners have found that giving back to local schools, churches, and charitable organizations has come back to them ten-fold and they are eternally grateful.


ORMOND BEACH -- The 26-year-old son of State Rep. David Hood was found dead in a neighbor's pool in Ormond Beach, the apparent victim of a drowning, according to statements from the family and police.

The body of Clay Hood was discovered this morning in a neighbor's pool, according to police.


ORMOND BEACH — The City Commission has given the green light to the building of two new Sunoco gas stations: A 12-pump gas and serve at 3 N. Yonge St., also known as US 1, and the other, a 16-pump facility on Granada Boulevard near I-95.


Dana Swanson of DeBary tabbed as GOP district 7 alternate chair

Tony Ledbetter with Gov. Scott / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer/ Rising GOP leader Tony Ledbetter, second from left, is shown here in this Dec. 9 photo op. with Gov. Rick Scott, along with Ledbetter's daughter, Kimberly Patterson, Gov. Scott's wife, Ann and Lt. Gov. Jennifr Carroll at the governor's mansion in Tallahassee. 

ORLANDO -- Pledging to his GOP colleagues that he would be a "conservative voice" for the party, Tony Ledbetter, chairman of the Republican Executive Committee of Volusia County, was elected Congressional Dis. 6 chairman for the Republican Party of Florida at its annual meeting this weekend at the Rosen Centre Hotel. 

"I am honored by the support from the conservative leaders in Congressional District 6. I will be a conservative voice on the State Executive Board of the Florida Republican Party," said Ledbetter, of Ormond Beach, who will represent Volusia, Putnam, St. John and Flagler counties on the State Executive Board of the Republican Party for the next two years.


ORMOND BEACH -- On Tuesday, neighborhoods throughout Ormond Beach are being invited to join forces with thousands of others in communities nationwide for the “Annual National Night Out” crime and drug abuse prevention event.

National Night Out, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Ormond Beach Police Department, the Ormond Beach Police Athletic League, and the Department of Leisure Services, will involve over 9,800 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.


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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. -- Today is shaping up to be another beautiful day at the World's Most Famous Beach and indeed along Volusia County's Atlantic coastline from Ormond Beach down to New Smyrna Beach, with high temperatures today around 90 with zero chance of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service i Melbourne.


<p>ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- Christopher Roos is a captain with the Ormond Beach Police Department, who has endured, having overcome cancer during his long tenure previously with the Smyrna Beach police force.</p>


A lightning strike may have also sparked a small fire in the attic of a home near the Maitland city limits.

The fire was just after 5 p.m., but was contained The homeowners were not home when the fire broke out and nobody was hurt.



DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The focus on alleged cowardice of at least the assigned school resource officer and possibly three additional depiuties accused of not going into the building to confront the active shooter has led to state GOP lawmakers calling for Broward County Sheriff Scott Isreal's resignation and prompting Gov. Rick Scott to direct the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate the allegations.