Top 100 Stories

2016 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (71-80)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Headline Surfer is counting down the Top 100 stories of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando metro area otherwise known as the I-4 corridor of Central Florida through Volusia, Seminole and Orange counties. Here are the stories ranked 71-80:

2016 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (81-90)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Headline Surfer is counting down the Top 100 stories of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando metro area otherwise known as the I-4 corridor of Central Florida through Volusia, Seminole and Orange counties. 

2016 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (91-100)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Headline Surfer is counting down the Top 100 stories of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando metro area otherwise known as the I-4 corridor of Central Florida through Volusia, Seminole and Orange counties. This segment covers stories ranked 91-100. Among the top 5 contenders for the No. 1 story of the year in no particular order: The Pulse gay nightclub terrorist massacre; the ugliness of the presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton; the continuing saga over homelessness in Daytona Beach; records tied or broken in NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway; and no relief from escalating violent crime, especially in Daytona and Orlando.

Mini horse attacked by loose dogs in Lake Helen succumbs to injuries; owner seeks help via GoFundMe page to defray medical costs Henry Thu, 12/29/2016 - 03:06

LAKE HELEN, Fla. -- One of God's gentlest four-legged mammals who loved being on a farm is no longer among the living, thanks to one or more dogs that had gotten loose from a nearby locale and ripped open his muzzle    with bites that Lake Helen cops believe may be the handiwork of one or more pit bulls  or mix breeds based on the viciousness of the attack.

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: Two killed in plane crash at Spruce Creek Fly-in community near Port Orange

PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Two people were killed on this Tuesday evening when their plane crashed into a front yard in the Spruce Creek Fly-In community of Port Orange, a Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman said.

1st Christmas as mayor of Port Orange a blessing to Don Burnette who credits his faith & family for political success

Create: Sun, 12/25/2016 - 16:06
Author: Henry

PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Don Burnette knows he's blessed to be the face of Port Orange government, which he readily credits to his faith in God and the support of his family in connecting with the citizens of one of Volusia County's most progressive communities where public safety, parks and a sense of place are highly valued.

Student art adorns Daytona Beach International Airport cards for holidays

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Nothing captures the holiday spirit like a child. And that’s why for its 2016 holiday cards,  Daytona Beach International Airport tapped into the creativity of local school children.

DeLand man, 87, who suffered facial fractures in home invasion earlier this month, has died Henry Frederick Fri, 12/23/2016 - 23:02
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DELAND, Fla. -- An 87-year-old man injured earlier this month during a home invasion of his home near DeLand by a lone burglar that left him clinging to life with multiple fractures to his face and head died today, a spokesman for Sheriff Ben Johnson said.

New brand for racing at Daytona & other tracks in 2017: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR has a new official brand identity which will replace the bar mark used by the sanctioning body since 1976, when racing resumes at Daytona International Speedway and other tracks nationwide onthe racing circuit.