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Headline Surfer Endorsement: Barbara Girtman of DeLand for Volusia County Council Dis 1 seat in November elections Henry Frederick Tue, 07/05/2022 - 04:39
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DELAND, Fla. -- There is no more deserving endorsement among the candidates running for public offices in Volusia County in 2022 than District 1 County Council incumbent Barbara Girtman of DeLand.

July 4th weekend at World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona & Volusia County beaches: 71 ocean rescues, 1 surfer bitten by a shark, and cars stuck in soft sand due to rain Henry Frederick Tue, 07/05/2022 - 00:49
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The extended Fourth of July weekend was supposed to be huge with upwards of 250,000 visitors predicted, according to some estimates. Those huge crowd figures never materialized.

Volusia County Beach Safety: Daytona surfer bitten on foot by a shark on Sunday in New Smyrna; 38 people rescued from rough surf Henry Frederick Mon, 07/04/2022 - 00:33
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Beach responded to a report of a surfer bitten by a shark on Sunday morning in New Smyrna and dealt with 38 rescues from the rough surf.

Osceola County Sheriff's Office: Kissimmee pastor arrested on charges of exposing himself & masturbating on the patio of a Starbucks near Disney Henry Frederick Fri, 07/01/2022 - 08:00
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- A 39-year-old Kissimmee pastor arrested Monday by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office on misdemeanor charges of exposing himself and masturbating on the patio of a Starbucks coffeehouse, has since bonded out of jail.

May Day Memorial Surf Classic's origin explained by founding organizer Haley Watson Stephens Henry Fri, 07/01/2022 - 01:22
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FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. -- Haley Watson Stephens explains how the May Day Memorial Surf Classic got started.

12th annual May Day Memorial Surf Classic in Flagler Beach raises record $17,670 for Daytona's Halifax Health Foundation Sera King Fri, 07/01/2022 - 00:49
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A whopping $17,670 was raised during the 12th annual May Day Memorial Surf Classic at the Flagler Beach Municipal Pier, according to Halifax Health Hospital officials on the eve of the Fourth of July weekend.

Chris Conomos sworn-in as Daytona Beach Shores City Council member Henry Frederick Thu, 06/30/2022 - 19:35
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DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. – The Daytona Beach Shores City Council has selected attorney Christopher Conomos to fill the City Council seat vacated by Richard Frizalone, who is moving outside the Daytona Beach Shores city limits.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis poised to futher restrict abortions in the Sunshine State in wake of US Supreme Court's rejection of Roe v. Wade

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- As reported in the Tampa Bay Times within the last 30 minutes: Michele Herzog was loading picket signs into her SUV to take to the sidewalk outside an Orlando Planned Parenthood. They depicted pictures of an unborn fetus before and after an abortion. A typical Friday.

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition 'Water|Ways' coming to Palm Coast in July

Create: Fri, 06/24/2022 - 16:10
Author: Sera King
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PALM COAST, Fla. -- The African American Museum and Cultural Center of Florida, in partnership with the Florida Humanities, will examine water as an environmental necessity and just as an important as a cultural element as it presents the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program throughout the summer in the Museum’s Founders Gallery, starting July 3 and running through Sept. 3.