Daytona State College Gets Performance Funding Bonus

Daytona State College Gets Performance Funding Bonus

Tallahassee, FL – Florida’s 28 state colleges will receive $60 million in performance funding during the academic year that started this month. The Florida College System announced this week that $30 million in state performance funding will be distributed to 23 schools, with five schools not qualifying for the state money. All 28 schools will […]

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Ormond PD Seeking Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery

Ormond PD Seeking Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery

By on July 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – Police want your help finding the man who robbed a beachside pharmacy. According to Ormond Beach police, around 4:00 pm today they were notified of a robbery at the CVS Pharmacy on 250 East Granada Boulevard. That’s near the intersection of Granada and State Road A1A, close to Birthplace of Speed Park. […]

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FCSO: 3 Kids Found Living In Cockroach-Infested House

FCSO: 3 Kids Found Living In Cockroach-Infested House

By on July 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – Three Palm Coast residents are each facing three counts of child neglect after state investigators find three kids living in a cockroach-infested home in the B section. 52-year-old Lynn M. Kulka (left), 26-year-old Rene E. Marchetta (center) and 24-year-old Michael A. Choate (right) were all arrested yesterday and booked into Flagler […]

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VCSO Gets Pulled Into “Lip Sync” Challenge

VCSO Gets Pulled Into “Lip Sync” Challenge

By on July 21, 2018 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The nationwide social media craze that’s seen a few local law enforcement agencies participate now has a new local addition. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office accepted the “lip sync” challenge, releasing its video on Friday. The Ormond Beach Police Department released a similar video earlier this month. So did the Flagler County […]

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Daytona PD: Man Killed After Failing To Yield At Stop Sign

Daytona PD: Man Killed After Failing To Yield At Stop Sign

By on July 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Charges will likely not be filed after a fatal accident on beachside last night. That’s the word from the Daytona Beach Police Department following the accident around 9:30 p.m. Friday on the intersection of South Peninsula Drive and Frances Terrace, just 1/5th of a mile north of Silver Beach Avenue. DBPD […]

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Daytona State College Among Top 25 In Affordability

Daytona State College Among Top 25 In Affordability

By on July 20, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – When it comes to affordability, Daytona State College is among the best. For the sixth straight year, U.S. News & World Report has placed DSC in the top tier of U.S. schools with the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, ranking number 23 out of 300. DSC President Tom LoBasso said he hopes […]

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Florida’s Governor Crows About Jobs In Ormond

Florida’s Governor Crows About Jobs In Ormond

Ormond Beach, FL – Florida’s unemployment holds steady even as it grows slightly in the Daytona Beach area. Figures released today by the state Department of Economic Opportunity show Florida’s unemployment rate for June 2018 at 3.8%, the same as it was in May. In Volusia County, unemployment grew half a percentage point from May […]

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Beached Manatee Near Ponce Inlet Back In Water

Beached Manatee Near Ponce Inlet Back In Water

By on July 20, 2018 in WNDB News

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Members of Volusia County’s Marine Mammal Stranding Team scrambled to the New Smyrna side of Ponce De Leon Inlet this morning to help a beached female manatee. The distressed manatee was discovered just before 8 a.m. north of the jetty, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Captain Tammy Malphurs. “It […]

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DeLand Trying To Fill Vacant City Commission Seat

DeLand Trying To Fill Vacant City Commission Seat

By on July 20, 2018 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The city of DeLand is seeking applicants for the newly created vacancy on the city commission. Seat 2 is now open after Governor Scott suspended Jeffrey Hunter following his drug arrest last month. Hunter has entered a not guilty plea in the case, which is related to an extortion attempt last year. […]

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Florida Medical Marijuana Office Gets Big Money Boost

Florida Medical Marijuana Office Gets Big Money Boost

Tallahassee, FL – A legislative panel agreed Thursday to boost the budget of the state Office of Medical Marijuana Use by $13.29 million to help pay for issuing new licenses and covering the costs of ongoing litigation. The Joint Legislative Budget Commission, which includes House and Senate members, unanimously approved $7.34 million to help the […]

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