REWIND of NASCAR's Coke Zero Sugar 400: Erik Jones, first-time winner of July race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A year ago, it was Ricky Stenhouse who won the war of attrition and NASCAR's signature July race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway.
It was Stenhouse who be the cause of attrition Saturday night with the "Big One" that claimed half the field. But it was a little-known driver, Erik Jones, who passed the reigning series champion, Martin Truex Jr by .125 of a second at the finish line to win the Coke Zero Sugar 400.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Running second with a few laps left on June 12, 2013, Jason Leffler was involved in a crash during a sprint car heat race at the 5⁄8-mile Bridgeport Speedway in Logan Township, NJ, resulting in his his car suffering a front suspension failure that caused it to crash into a wall and flip over repeatedly.
Memorial Day Forecast: 70% chance of rain, but for those planning to hit the beaches anyway in Daytona, New Smyrna, Ormond, Ponce Inlet & the Shores, here are safety tips from Volusia County
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.
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.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Don Picard of the Southeast Volusia Audubon Society will discuss the varied and fascinating birds that live in the Indian River Lagoon at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Republicans like myself battle the stereotype that we have no sense of humor. That we are stuffed shirts.
ORMOND BEACH -- I take offense at the Daytona Beach News-Journal headline, "New Volusia chair Davis had 2001 fraud arrest; charge later dropped," which is the latest example of the newspaper disrespecting the vote of the people.
I received my absentee ballot today and it is in both English and Spanish. It raises my hackles to see that on my so-called American ballot. As all of you who read my blog know, I am against anything, but English being used in this country for road signs, voting ballots or anything else including in Walmart on the signs there. You want to live in and be American, then learn the language.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danny Eslick took his third Daytona 200 win on Saturday, March 18, after making a last lap pass in turn four of Daytona International Speedway.
OUR ENDORSEMENT School Board Dis 1: Jamie Haynes: Can parlay valuable classroom experience into policy-making role
DEBARY, Fla. -- Jamie Haynes has a motto that fits into the theme of her campaign for the District 1 seat on the Volusia County School Board: 'Working for Every Student.'