First Step Shelter Announces New Executive Directors

First Step Shelter Announces New Executive Directors

By on June 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A local homeless shelter announces two new faces that will run it’s day-to-day operations. That’s according to First Step Shelter, who said on their Facebook page that Jane Elise Bloom and Leslie Bonner will be joining the team behind the shelter. Bloom, who has moved to Florida from the Pacific Northwest, […]

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VCS Board Chooses Interim Superintendent

VCS Board Chooses Interim Superintendent

By on June 19, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The new interim Superintendent for Volusia County Schools is Tim Egnor. The decision came after the Board reviewed eight applications on Monday, narrowing the choice down to three candidates who had all been individually approved by each member of the Board. VCSB Chair Carl Persis said the choices were Tim Egnor, most […]

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VCSO Looking For Same Robbers As DBPD

VCSO Looking For Same Robbers As DBPD

By on June 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies and the Daytona Beach Police Department could be looking for the same pair of burglary suspects who committed two robberies just 30 minutes and less than two miles apart last Saturday (June 15). The first incident happened at about 4:35 a.m. at the BP gas station located […]

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VCC Approves $12 Million Loan For DBIA

VCC Approves $12 Million Loan For DBIA

By on June 18, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Volusia County Council, at its last meeting, agreed to send a letter in support of an action to allow ATVs in Tiger Bay Forest to the Florida Forest Service without notice or public comment. At today’s meeting, after public outcry, they voted unanimously to rescind that letter. District 2 Representative Billie Wheeler […]

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Two Suspects Sought In Stop & Save Robbery

Two Suspects Sought In Stop & Save Robbery

By on June 18, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Police need the public’s help in finding the two men who robbed a Mason Avenue convenience store with a gun. The robbery happened around 5 a.m. on Saturday (June 15th). According to Daytona Beach police, one of the employees at the store said he was sweeping the floors at the entrance […]

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Legislation Adds To Campus Early Voting Fight

Legislation Adds To Campus Early Voting Fight

By on June 18, 2019 in WNDB News

Tallahassee, FL – As Gov. Ron DeSantis decides whether to sign an elections bill that lawmakers passed last month, plaintiffs in a long-running legal battle contend the measure could prevent early voting on college and university campuses. Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker had been scheduled to hold a telephone hearing Wednesday in an early […]

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Person Critically Injured In DeLand Mobile Home Fire

Person Critically Injured In DeLand Mobile Home Fire

By on June 18, 2019 in WNDB News

UPDATE: The resident injured in the fire is identified as 55-year-old Danny Bellomy. He is still reported in critical condition and is being treated at Orlando Regional Medical Center. The initial investigation determined the fire was caused by Bellomy smoking cigarettes while his medical oxygen tank was activated. DeLand, FL – A resident of the […]

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Convicted Daytona Beach Felon Facing More Drug Charges

Convicted Daytona Beach Felon Facing More Drug Charges

By on June 18, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – A Daytona Beach man, 30-year-old Patrick Bryan Gordon, is facing several drug charges after he was arrested over the weekend. Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies were alerted when they saw Gordon stopped window to window with another car in a DeLand neighborhood, blocking the road. Reports say Gordon drove off, running a stop […]

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Fatal Accident Shuts Down Westbound I-4

Fatal Accident Shuts Down Westbound I-4

By on June 18, 2019 in WNDB News

UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol has identified the woman who was killed as 37-year-old Mary Pitsky of DeLand. She was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the vehicle, 42-year-old Michael Pitsky, who was wearing a seatbelt, has minor injuries according to FHP. The FHP report states that the driver was traveling westbound on I-4 when […]

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Special Needs Assistance Registry Available For Volusia County Residents

Special Needs Assistance Registry Available For Volusia County Residents

By on June 17, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Volusia County Emergency Management is offering assistance to those with disabilities or functional medical needs during disasters if you register. The Functional/Special Needs Program is designed specifically to help those that need it when it comes to evacuation and shelter during a hurricane or other disaster. Participation is on a volunteer basis. […]

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