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VCSB Special Meeting Agenda  Only Has One Item: Superintendent Search

VCSB Special Meeting Agenda Only Has One Item: Superintendent Search

By on October 14, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The Volusia County School Board is having a special meeting tomorrow and there’s only one item on the agenda: Superintendent Search. Members of the school board will be reviewing “homework” assigned to each of the seven semi-finalists chosen by a citizens advisory board earlier this month. School Board Chair Carl Persis said […]

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Volusia Deputy County Manager Steps Down After 40 Years On The Job

Volusia Deputy County Manager Steps Down After 40 Years On The Job

By on October 14, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The Volusia County deputy manager and chief financial officer, Donna de Peyster is retiring a little more than 40 years to the day that she began her career as an accounting intern in October of 1979. De Peyster is being recognized during tomorrow’s Volusia County Council meeting. She started as an intern […]

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One Man Drowns, More Than 80 People Rescued From Ocean This Weekend

One Man Drowns, More Than 80 People Rescued From Ocean This Weekend

By on October 13, 2019 in WNDB News

Volusia County, FL – Volusia County Beach Safety is reporting that a 43-year-old man is dead after he and another person got in some trouble in the water near Rockafeller Beach this afternoon. Lifeguards entered the water to find that man unconscious, took him to shore and live-saving efforts began. He was transported to the […]

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Hunters Moon Brings Moonlight All Night On Sunday

Hunters Moon Brings Moonlight All Night On Sunday

By on October 10, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – October’s full moon, or the Full Hunter’s Moon, may appear larger and more orange than a normal full moon due to the fact sunset and moonrise are close to the same time. ERAU Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Dr. Jason Aufdenberg, says that this moon is known by a number […]

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Mother Of Toddler She Abducted Held On No Bond

Mother Of Toddler She Abducted Held On No Bond

By on October 10, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The 33-year-old woman Orlando Police say abducted her own child at gunpoint remains in the Volusia County Jail on no bond. Law enforcement officials say Sugey Perez Diaz went to her child’s father’s home on Tuesday (October 8) where she and an unknown male kicked in the door at the home. […]

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Edgewater Residents Working For Council Member Recall

Edgewater Residents Working For Council Member Recall

By on October 10, 2019 in WNDB News

Edgewater, FL – Some residents of Edgewater are saying that a few members of the city council are not working on their behalf. They are going through the process to get a recall election on the 2020 ballot. One of the residents, Libby Lavette, said they began with bringing Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Lisa […]

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FCSO Says DNA Links Man To Firearm He Threw Away

FCSO Says DNA Links Man To Firearm He Threw Away

By on October 9, 2019 in WNDB News

Bunnell, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Christian Melendez is accruing more criminal charges, even as he already sits in the Flagler County Jail. New DNA evidence links him to a firearm he threw from the window of his car in March of this year while being pursued by deputies. The DNA […]

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Rough Seas Wash In More Than 200 Baby Sea Turtles

Rough Seas Wash In More Than 200 Baby Sea Turtles

By on October 9, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Strong winds and heavy surf are sending back washback and hatchling sea turtles by the hundreds on the east coast of Florida. The Marine Science Center has more than 200 of the little creatures, washed back and clinging to the sargassum seaweed. Jennifer Winters explains that washbacks are sea turtles that […]

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Ormond Beach Woman Used Fake I.D. To Commit Fraudulent Purchases

Ormond Beach Woman Used Fake I.D. To Commit Fraudulent Purchases

By on October 9, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – A 56-year-old Ormond Beach woman is charged with Grand Theft, Dealing in Stolen Property, Organized Scheme to Defraud, Fraudulent Use of Personal I.D.Information and Use/Possession of Deceased Person’s I.D. Ormond Beach Police investigators say Denise Coggin ordered almost $18,000 worth of iPhones and MacBooks from a Tampa company, Mac of All […]

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Caregiver Accused Of Stealing More Than $162,000 From Elderly Victim

Caregiver Accused Of Stealing More Than $162,000 From Elderly Victim

By on October 9, 2019 in WNDB News

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A 58-year-old woman that New Smyrna Beach Police detectives say spent more than $162,000 of her elderly victim’s money is facing charges of Grand Theft over $100,000, Exploitation of an Elderly Person, Organized Scheme to Defraud over $50,000, Using Victim’s I.D. to Commit Fraud and Forging or Altering a Bank […]

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