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Daytona State College has created the “Falcon Fast Track” Scholarship program to provide support for 2020 and 2021 graduates of Volusia and Flagler County high schools. Eligible students who enroll at Daytona State full time (defined as 12 or more credit hours) will receive a $1,500 scholars…

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The Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FCCC) has awarded the 2020 2021 Clerk of the Year Award to Volusia County Clerk of Court Laura E. Roth, Esq.

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The Volusia Forever and ECHO advisory committees will meet with the Volusia County Council at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center,  123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. The Volusia Forever committee will meet first, followed by th…

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The Daytona Beach Section of NCNW, Inc., will celebrate the life, contributions and legacy of founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune just in time for her birthday through a series of free, virtual events. 

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Votran will operate a limited service schedule on Sunday, July 4. As the holiday falls on a Sunday, only routes that regularly run on Sunday will be impacted by the holiday schedule changes. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possible travel conflicts.

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Emani E. Hayes’ quinceanera, a celebration of a girl’s 15th birthday, was held on June 25 in Holly Hill. The purpose of a quinceanera is to mark the passage from youth into womanhood and symbolizes a transition into maturity through ceremony and celebration. Emani is heading into 10th grade …

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When the sun rises on July 5, it will illuminate thousands of pounds of debris left by Independence Day revelers. It will be the busiest beach cleanup day of the year.

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Local governments across America are dealing with an escalating affordable housing crisis. Locally, the Volusia County Council is tackling the complex issue with an ambitious initiative that will involve local governments, local agencies and individuals.

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The Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presented scholarships and awards to Volusia County graduating seniors. Chapter officers and recipients are pictured.

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TALLAHASSEE – Saying he wants Florida to be the “number-one state for civic literacy,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed bills aimed at boosting civics education in public schools and gauging “intellectual freedom” on college campuses.

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Florida is among 21 states that have not submitted plans to the U.S. Department of Education detailing how they intend to use the latest round of federal stimulus funds earmarked for schools.

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Once again, the Bruce McNorton Football Clinic (BMFC) was a success for local kids, parents, football coaches, former NFL players, Daytona Beach and its surrounding communities.

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Members of the B.A.L.D.Y. Athletics AAU boys basketball team recently washed cars at the Hideout Lounge, 1120 Derbyshire Road, Holly Hills. Coach Terry “Baldy’’ Johnson and the team members were washing cars to help their youth travel basketball team. B.A.L.D.Y. Athletics is a youth sports a…

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Would you like to share your opinions about Central Florida’s commuter rail service? If you live in Volusia County and ride SunRail at least three days a week, you can apply for one of two Volusia County positions on the SunRail Customer Advisory Committee.

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Children in grades K-5 can avoid the summer brain drain by taking part in the Volusia County Public Library’s summer reading challenge, programs and activities. The adventure begins June 7 at all 14 branches of the library system.

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The city of Daytona Beach has assigned the role of new small business liaison to Kimberly Flaherty, a project manager in the Permits and Licensing department, who has more than 20 years’ experience in real estate, land use regulations and development.

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The Volusia Forever Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, June 11, in first-floor training rooms of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.

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Take the summer off – from fertilizing, that is. Volusia County’s summertime fertilizer ban begins June 1 and continues through Sept. 30. During this time, residents and lawn care companies may not apply nitrogen or phosphorus to lawns and landscape plants.

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Volusia parents sound off on policy changes regardingface coverings for the next school term.

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WASHINGTON — Ruptured pipes. Broken sidewalks. Campus blackouts. Rep. Alma Adams, a former professor at a historically Black college, has seen it all.

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