| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Even though DeLand defensive back Tomas Ward hasn’t had a chance to look into the Utah football program just yet, he’s still feeling good about receiving a scholarship offer from the school on Wednesday.
The rising junior found out after...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:09 PM
The schedule for Tuesday’s Feb. 19 boys basketball region semifinals. Games start at 7 p.m.:
Class 8A, Region 1
Hagerty (23-5) at DeLand (22-7)
Dr. Phillips (20-8) at Wekiva (15-12)
Class 8A, Region 2
Orlando University (16-11) at Port St....
| May 24, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Here's a list of all spring football games in our coverage area. Please alert us of any errors or changes.
Thursday, May 16
Cornerstone Charter at Master’s Academy DNR
Lake Nona 33, First Academy 21 - Final (3 varsity quarters)
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Keys and the Gulf Coast have a reputation for some of the world’s most picturesque Florida sunsets. But neither occur with the Atlantic coasts stellar sunrise. Now Sloppy Joe's has combined the allure of their Key West and Treasure Island...
| Nov 28, 2012
These Central Florida hospitals were graded in both Leapfrog reports. Health analysts based the grades on 26 variables, including rates of infections; medication mix-ups; acquired injuries (including bedsores); and other sources of harm that can often...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:54 AM
During an announcement show Thursday afternoon on ESPNU, Port Orange Atlantic senior forward Ronni Williams was selected to participate in the 12th annual McDonald's All-American girls basketball game.
"It's a blessing and I thank God for it. Hard...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Loads of tourists visit Florida to experience thrill rides ... just not with Uncle Leon.
Leon J. Lovelady, age 20, woke up his nephews, ages 8 and 5, at 4 a.m. Sunday to go for a joyride, according to an arrest affidavit from the Daytona Beach Police...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Like the college experience itself, spring break has evolved.
It started with the innocent notions of Connie Francis in the 1960 film "Where the Boys Are," accelerated into the hedonistic MTV-fueled excesses of the early 1990s and down-shifted into...
| Oct 6, 2012
Roaring engines and crashing waves are the soundtrack for this week's Postcards dispatch.
Let's start with the engines.
Biketoberfest returns Oct. 18-21 in Volusia County, a magnet for motorcyclists worldwide interested in riding in the fall weather...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:02 AM
The former Volusia County beach officer accused of trading racially charged Trayvon Martin comments and photos on Facebook and his cellphone told investigators he didn't think the material was offensive, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:56 AM
A Volusia County safety officer was fired Friday after he was accused of posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following the George Zimmerman trial, the Daytona Beach News-Journal is reporting.
Todd Snipes, 45, a Volusia County lifeguard for...