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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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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

DeLand, FL – A resident of the Sha-De-Land Mobile Home Park in DeLand is in critical condition after the mobile home they were in caught fire this morning (June 18). DeLand Fire Rescue, Orange City Rescue and Volusia County Firefighters responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting smoke coming from the home and someone yelling for […]

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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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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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New Website Available For Volusia County Schools

New Website Available For Volusia County Schools

By on June 17, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Parents, students, and Volusia County Schools employees have a new website to access information. If you’ve been using myvolusiaschools.org, no worries. If you enter the old address, the new one, vcsedu.org will come up. VCS Community Information Specialist Frank Fitzgerald said the new website was created to meet modern web standards and […]

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Daytona Beach Woman Faces Multiple Monetary Charges

Daytona Beach Woman Faces Multiple Monetary Charges

By on June 14, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A 39-year-old Daytona Beach woman already serving a two-year probation sentence is back in the Volusia County Jail. Daytona Beach Police say LaShanna Hopson committed check fraud against a man she met for a date. She’s also charged in two purse-snatching incidents that took place at the Daytona Beach Sam’s Club. […]

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DeSantis Signs ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban

DeSantis Signs ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban

By on June 14, 2019 in WNDB News

Tallahassee, FL – Saying that “we’re delivering on the promises that we made to the people of Florida,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a fiercely debated bill that bans so-called “sanctuary cities” in the state. DeSantis signed the measure (SB 168) during an event in Okaloosa County and was joined by the measure’s House […]

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Burglar Brings 4-Year-Old On The Job

Burglar Brings 4-Year-Old On The Job

By on June 14, 2019 in WNDB News

Edgewater, FL – A burglary suspect brings his four-year-old daughter along on the job, along with methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies say 35-year-old James Giambra is facing a number of charges, including child neglect. Deputies responded to the 100 block of Charles Street around 8 a.m. yesterday (June 13) after a witness […]

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Man Pleads No Contest To Charge Of Blowing Off Dog’s Paw

Man Pleads No Contest To Charge Of Blowing Off Dog’s Paw

By on June 14, 2019 in WNDB News

South Daytona, FL – A South Daytona man charged with third-degree animal cruelty prior to Ponce’s Law, entered a no contest plea on Wednesday. 59-year-old Madison Carroll told police officers that he was upset that his neighbor’s Chihuahua-Dachshund mix dog was running loose in his yard on November 14, 2017. Police say that Carroll threw […]

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