| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:59 AM
With more than 70 years under its belt, Bike Week has proved to be a tried and true tradition. Hundreds of thousands of bikers pour in each year to enjoy the sunshine on their shoulders as they ride their motorcycles down the streets of Daytona Beach....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Taste Of The 24, a Jan. 25 event presented by Halifax Health, is kicking off a program that will award a minimum of 10 $2,500 scholarships to Volusia County high school students in May.
Held during the running of the Rolex 24, the Taste of the 24 will...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:26 AM
This is the year that transportation in Metro Orlando fundamentally changes.
By May, the region is supposed to get its first commuter train, the $1.2 billion SunRail system that will link DeBary in Volusia County with downtown Orlando and Sand Lake Road...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:35 AM
Police say they smell a couple of rats that have a nose for crime.
Cops are on the scent of a Volusia County mother and daughter team accused of swiping more than $15,000 of perfume in Central Florida, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Eryn Rice 39, and...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:44 PM
It's only a half-mile, but the bicycle path that the state has committed to build next summer in downtown Titusville could be the beginning of a trail that cuts through the heart of Central Florida and connects the east and west coasts.
"This is the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:24 PM
An elderly Florida man is in a Jacksonville hospital fighting a dangerous coastal-bacteria infection as the 27th suspected Vibrio vulnificus victim this year in the Sunshine State.
George Clarke, 79, was infected with Vibrio vulnificus after a crab...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:51 PM
It's no secret that if you want to see Florida's renowned manatees in the wild, just head to a warm-water spot on a chilly winter day, where they congregate in fresh water springs and inland waterways. But when it comes to the summer months, with the...
| Sep 22, 2012
There's an old joke about why the St. Johns River flows north, but out of respect for our good friends from Georgia, I won't repeat it here.
Instead, how about a good source for facts about the longest river in Florida?
That would be the St. Johns...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:34 AM
It's interesting to look at history, but it's even better to be immersed in it.
This week's road trip will offer options for both experiences, starting with a random thought that worked its way into my mind on a recent visit to the Edison & Ford...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Beach blankets, boogie boards and sunscreen aren't the only coastal frills beachgoers can expect at the shore during the Labor Day weekend.
Tar balls, jellyfish and rip currents — along with highs in the low 90s — will be waiting for beach...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 5:44 PM
A Volusia County Beach Patrol officer who was fired for posting a Facebook comment calling Trayvon Martin a "thug" has hundreds of people supporting him in a Facebook group, news-journalonline.com is reporting.
Backers of Todd Snipes intend to protest...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Five school superintendents, including Margaret Smith from Volusia County, have been asked to be on an advisory panel that will review state test scores before Florida calculates school grades.
Education Commissioner Tony Bennett is pulling together the...