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VCC Sets Public Meeting For Trespass/Beach Code Ordinance

VCC Sets Public Meeting For Trespass/Beach Code Ordinance

By on September 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Deland, FL- Volusia County Council’s agenda included the drafting of an ordinance to amend the beach code. Jamie Seaman, Volusia Deputy County Attorney, explained that some of the conduct provisions only applied to the beach.  This would include parking lots and parks at the beach. The amendment recognizes first amendment rights and addresses aggressive solicitation. Seaman […]

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Volusia United Educators Are Working The Contract

Volusia United Educators Are Working The Contract

By on September 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Volusia County, FL- The Volusia United Educators union started a “Work to the Contract” Movement on August 31st. VUE President Andrew Spar said that teachers and other union members are only doing what their contract calls for. This means that teachers are only working their school schedule. Spar said that teachers and staff are not doing […]

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Medicaid Patients Face Changes In Health Plans

Medicaid Patients Face Changes In Health Plans

By on September 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE — About 600,000 low-income patients will be assigned to new Medicaid managed-care plans in the coming months after the state ended contracts with their existing plans. Agency for Health Care Administration spokeswoman Mallory McManus told The News Service of Florida that roughly 20 percent of enrollees in the broad Medicaid “managed medical assistance” program […]

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Palm Coast City Council Votes To Fire City Manager

Palm Coast City Council Votes To Fire City Manager

By on September 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL-  WNDB has received word that Palm Coast City Manager Jim Landon is out of a job. The City Council voted 4-0 today to terminate Landon’s 11-year tenure. One council person, Heidi Shipley, was not in attendance. The vote came at 11:45 a.m. Landon had announced his retirement last year but never gave the […]

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DNA Analysis Produces No Leads In Sexual Batteries Investigation

DNA Analysis Produces No Leads In Sexual Batteries Investigation

By on September 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL- DNA analysis in two separate incidents of sexual assault in the Daytona Beach area has not produced any new leads. The first incident took place on August 31st when a 68-year-old woman walking the beach in Daytona Beach Shores around 5:30 a.m. was knocked unconscious and woke to find she had been assaulted. […]

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ERAU’S Field Of Hope Provides Inspiring Messages Of Hope

ERAU’S Field Of Hope Provides Inspiring Messages Of Hope

By on September 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL- A field of flags will be a Field of Hope at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Wednesday. Jennifer Pattison, a licensed mental health counselor for Embry-Riddle’s Counseling Center, said this is the fifth year for the Field of Hope. Its intention is to raise awareness about suicide and it’s prevention during National Suicide Prevention […]

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Road Closures Will Affect Daytona Beach I-95 Access

Road Closures Will Affect Daytona Beach I-95 Access

By on September 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL- Beginning tonight, motorists will not be able to access westbound I-4 from I-95 The westbound ramps to I-4 will be closed 24-7 for the next three weeks beginning at 10 p.m. tonight. Florida Department of Transportation spokesperson Jessica Ottaviano said that I-4 will not be accessible from north or southbound I-95 ramps. Drivers […]

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Sinkhole Appears At Stetson University

Sinkhole Appears At Stetson University

By on September 17, 2018 in WNDB News

Deland, FL- Deland public works crews spotted a sinkhole on the Stetson University campus on Monday.  Stetson spokesperson Janie Graziano said the university was notified by the city. Staff immediately put up a safety barrier and warned students and employees to stay away from the area. Engineers with the city and a geotechnical engineer contacted by […]

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Attempted Murder Suspect Turns Himself In

Attempted Murder Suspect Turns Himself In

By on September 17, 2018 in WNDB News

Deland, FL- A 20-year-old man wanted in connection to an attempted murder is now in the Volusia County Jail. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office reports that Zachary Dreiling turned himself in on Monday afternoon. Dreiling is a suspect in the August 20th shooting of a 35-year-old man in Deltona. Another suspect, 31-year-old Stanley Jones was already […]

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Daytona Regional Chamber Address County Panhandling Ordinance

Daytona Regional Chamber Address County Panhandling Ordinance

By on September 17, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL- The Volusia County Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a measure similar to one passed by the city of Daytona Beach last month. Daytona Beach put a law into effect that allows for the arrest of people trespassing on public property. Jim Cameron, Senior Vice President of the Daytona Regional Chamber of […]

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