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  • National Public Lands Day allows you to stay active, do good deed, too

     
    One of the benefits of an active lifestyle is the boost it can give to one's self-esteem. Another way to feel good about yourself is by doing good for others. What if you could do both — stay active and performing a good deed — at the same...
  • Thousands of volunteers expected for International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday

     
    This Saturday marks the 25th annual International Coastal Cleanup, considered the largest event of its kind. We have a story here about the morning cleanup, which will include several beachfront sites, as well as some lakefront and spring sites. Last...
  • Volusia names top teachers

     
    Each of Volusia County's public schools has chosen a top teacher to take part in ths year's Volusia Teacher of the Year competition. The 70 winners were selected by the teachers at their schools, and will be honored at a reception Nov. 10. The district.....
  • Can I work out when I’m sick?

     
    The beautiful, fall weather in Florida has finally arrived — and so has flu season. Up to 20 percent of the U.S. population on average gets the flu each year, and even more are likely to get a common cold — adults average between 2 to 4...
  • Play tells story of real World War II veteran

     
    In honor of Veteran's Day, here's an announcement of a play with a historical military bent. There's a nice family twist: It's a one-man show, and the actor is playing his uncle in the real-life stories. A tip of the hat to all who have served and...
  • Local lawmakers named to Senate leadership posts

     
    The News Service of Florida Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos appointed longtime Sen. Evelyn Lynn of Ormond Beach and freshman Sens. Anitere Flores of Miami and David Simmons of Longwood to leadership positions in the chamber, which he...
  • Robert McCann exhibit at Ormond Memorial Art Museum

     
    Michigan State University art professor and Fulbright Traveling Fellow Robert McCann, will showcase his recent work in an exhibition titled “The Tipping Point” at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum.  The Tipping Point runs through Nov. 28....
  • 2 Central Florida teens in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

     
    Keep your eyes peeled for two Central Floridian teens in Thursday's Macy's Day Thanksgiving Parade: Christopher Stewart, 17, of Ormond Beach, and Zoe Filutowski,16, of Winter Park, have been selected to perform at the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day...
  • Central Florida residents collect Lottery prizes

     
    It took a while, but 67-year-old Robert Tameris of Port Orange came forward this week to claim his share of the $1.4 million Mega Money drawing from Sept. 14. Tameris must be planning to live a long life. He chose to receive his w...
  • Tentative 2011 and 2012 Girls Basketball State Series Assignments

     
    Here are the tentative state series assignments for local girls basketball teams. The FHSAA will not finalize these assignments until after a Board of Directors meeting scheduled for January 23-24. Class 8A DISTRICT 2 DeLand Hagerty (Oviedo) Lake Brantley...
  • Senate merit-pay bill gets another favorable vote (but also questions, often about the money)

     
    What some are calling the Florida Senate's “redo” of Senate Bill 6 (the 2010 merit-pay proposal) got another favorable committee vote this morning. The bill, SB 736, got the nod from the Senate's budget subcommittee on pre-K-12 education,...
  • New bill would prohibit spending public money on stadiums without a public vote

     
    By Tonya Alanez, Sun Sentinel TALLAHASSEE — Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton filed a bill Thursday that would forbid the use of public money for professional sports teams without a public vote. If approved, it would block recent attempts to use...