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Ormond Beach

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  • Does Florida plan to make high school graduation a requirement?

    I am wondering if there are any plans to require students to complete high school thus eliminating the drop out problem? If not, why not? - Jeff, Ormond Beach ANSWER: The Florida Department of Education says there are no current plans to require...
  • Basic tax rates for Central Florida cities and counties

    How to get the most benefit from portability Portability allows Florida homeowners to transfer their Save Our Homes tax break when they move within Florida. That will save those homeowners thousands of dollars a year compared with what they would have...
  • Hands Across the Sand, protest against offshore oil drilling, event on Saturday

     
    On Saturday, people will head to the beach, not only in Florida, but throughout the nation for Hands Across the Sand, a peaceful protest against offshore oil drilling. Earlier this year, thousands of people, from Jacksonville to Miami Beach and Key West....
  • Haridopolos for…U.S. Senate?

     
    State Sen. Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, hasn't even taken over as president of the Florida Senate — there's the slight formality of an election season to go through first — but he's already making noises as if he were planning to take...
  • Fire, smoke force 115 workers to evacuate Ormond business

    A welder sparked a fire that forced about 115 workers to evacuate a building in Ormond Beach today, officials said. No one was hurt. The fire was reported at about 11 a.m. at Florida Production Engineering, 2 East Tower Circle. The company...
  • Sunday Update: Hurricane Ida Is A Category 2

    Hurricane Ida strengthened to a Category 2 storm on Sunday, and a hurricane watch was extended to the Florida Panhandle as Ida made its way across the Gulf of Mexico. The hurricane watch now stretches from southeastern Louisiana to Mexico Beach, Fla....
  • Damage, flooding widespread

    John Ellis tried to salvage what he could Monday from the home in which he had lived for 60 years until Hurricane Frances came calling. Ellis pointed to the southeast corner of the house, where a bedroom once stood. "The windows blew out, and then it was...
  • Emergency phone numbers

    AMERICAN RED CROSS - Brevard, Cocoa 321-632-0881 - Brevard/Melbourne area 321-723-7141 - Lake 352-314-0883 - Orange, Osceola, Seminole 407-894-4141 - Polk 863-294-5941 UTILITIES - Florida Power & Light (FPL) 1-800-226-3545 - Progress Energy...
  • Ormond Beach: The pace slows at the 'Birthplace of Speed'

    Ormond Beach: The pace slows at the 'Birthplace of Speed'
    ORMOND BEACH -- A hundred years ago, car racing got its start here when two automobile pioneers, Ransom E. Olds and Alexander Winton, squared off on Ormond's hard-packed beach sands. Auto racing long ago moved to a banked speedway 5 miles south in...