South Daytona

Votran to provide limited holiday service on Christmas, New Year’s in Volusia County

Create: Tue, 12/24/2019 - 06:16
Author: Sera King

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Votran will operate on a limited service schedule on Christmas and New Year's in Volusia County for those who rely on the public buses to get to and from work, for shopping or other essential needs.

South-Daytona Breaking News

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. -- FPL is currently replacing old wooden poles with storm hardened wood and concrete poles along Palmetto Avenue, according to South Daytona cops. As a result, a portion of Palmetto twill be closed oto thru-traffic beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, and ending 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4... 

INVESTIGATIVE: Nearly 4 months have passed and South Daytona cops have no solid leads as to who gunned down a man in cold blood

​SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. -- A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in the street in early September  in the middle of the night and South Daytona cops have no strong leads as to possible suspects.

BREAKING NEWS: New Smyrna Beach cops: 21-year-old South Daytona motorcyclist killed in collision with elderly driver

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 21-year-old South Daytona man riding a motorcycle was killed in a collision with a motorist this morning on North Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach Police said.

Supervisor of Elections Lisa Lewis: Primary Recount Confirms Bill Hall New Mayor of South Daytona

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SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. -- Demonstrating once again that every vote counts, a manual recount Friday showed William "Bill" Hall the winner of the primary for mayor of South Daytona over incumbent George Locke, III.

Supervisor of Elections: Recount for South Daytona Mayor's Race

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By Henry Frederick
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A recount washas been ordered in the South Daytona Mayor’s race, beginning at 9 am on Friday.

The recount will take place at the Department of Elections, Historic Courthouse, 125 W. New York Avenue in Deland.

The preliminary results indicate that of the 2,599 total votes cast; William "Bill" Hall received 1,302 votes or 50.10 percent and George F. Locke III received 1,297 votes or 49.90 percent.

Fishing tournament for for kids in South Daytona & Daytona Beach Shores to be held May 17

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES -- Registration is under way for the 17th annual Kids Fishing Tournament at the Sunglow Fishing Pier, 3701 S. Atlantic Ave.

The event is co-sponsored by the South Daytona and Daytona Beach Shores police departments. All children participating must be pre-registered at the South Daytona P.D., where the forms can be picked up and dropped off, 1672 S. Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona.

Owner of Daytona area's John's Appliance sees Mayan calendar failure as segway to year-end blow-out sale

John's Appliance and Bedding owner John Hinton on Mayan cultureJohn's AppliancePhoto for Headline Surfer / The owner of John's Appliance in South Daytona, 949 Beville Road, sees positives behind Mayan calendar fizzle: year-end blow-out.

SOUTH DAYTONA -- John Hinton, the face behind the zany John's Appliance and Bedding TV ads is excited about his latest appliance and blowout sale that starts the day after Christmas, now that the Mayan scare has passed.

Hinton cracked, "The world was supposed to end today, but I guess the Mayans got their dates wrong.

And with the Mayan calendar scare as a backdrop, Hinton is offering what he calls "end of the world bargains."

Normally open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Hinton and his sales staff will have on-site bedding and cabinet professionals to meet the needs of the customers looking for that specific fit.