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Beach conditions, lifeguard locations: There’s now an app for that

Beach conditions, lifeguard locations: There’s now an app for that

Volusia County Beach Safety division has launched a smart-phone application to help residents and visitors get quick access to important beach information. The app is free and available for download for both iPhone and Android devices through the iTunes store and Google Play, respectively. The Beach Navigator app was developed by Solodev, the county’s web […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Blowouts, close games highlight week 4 of prep football Mainland and Trinity win big; DeLand rallies past Seabreeze COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland High School finally got its offense going as the football team racked up 436 yards to beat Port St. Lucie Treasure Coast 35-0. The Buccaneers defense forced two turnovers and […]

McFall under fire from state for misinformation to resident

McFall under fire from state for misinformation to resident

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall has come under fire from the state’s Division of Elections for mailing out incorrect information to prospective new registered voters. Maureen Durham, a Volusia County third-party registrant contacted Maria Matthews, chief of the Bureau of Voter Registration Services, Florida Division of Elections, about […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Warner pulls away from Lopez BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Warner Christian Academy wore down Father Lopez Catholic High School 52-14 in South Daytona last week. Drew Eckels threw for over 329 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another score to lead Warner. Father Lopez came out ready to play. The team held the […]

Volusia County Fair to premier new concerts

Volusia County Fair to premier new concerts

The 68th annual Volusia County Fair & Youth Show promises to crank up the fun at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in DeLand from Nov. 1 – Nov. 11, 2012. Beginning Monday, Oct. 1, discounted admission tickets and ride wristbands for the Volusia County Fair & Youth Show will be available at more than 50 Walgreens […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Mainland tops DeLand BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a defensive battle, Mainland outlasted DeLand 19-3 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach last week. “We had Jontay Byrd and Quinton Powell back this week, which made a big difference. They are our defensive captains. Our defense played extremely well,” said Mainland Head Coach Scott Wilson. […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Atlantic holds off Gateway in Kickoff Classic BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic’s Xavier Scott and Demonte Kemp sacked Gateway’s Anthony Gonzalez as time expired to preserve a 27-22 win over Kissimmee Gateway high at Derbyshire Park in Daytona Beach this past week. “We challenged our kids. That is where all the wind sprints and […]

Record rain attracting record mosquitoes

Record rain attracting record mosquitoes

Volusia councilman planning workshop at Dickerson Center to address issue BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Record rainfall in the Greater Daytona Beach area has Volusia County Council Member Josh Wagner worried about an infestation of mosquitoes. Wagner, who represents Daytona Beach, said this week he will be organizing a workshop at the John H. Dickerson […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Football kicks off this week with Classic exhibitions BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES School started on Monday in Volusia County, which also brings us to the high school football season. Local teams will compete in Kickoff Classic exhibitions on Aug. 24 and commence the regular season with games starting Aug. 31. There are 15 schools […]

Henry, Shelley among Tuesday’s winners

Henry, Shelley among Tuesday’s winners

A few glitches, some surprises as Volusia voters go to polls FROM STAFF REPORTS The 2012 primary election in Volusia County came and went with mixed results. A new Daytona Beach mayor was not determined, incumbent school board member Al Williams hung on to his seat, the race for Volusia County Chair took an unexpected […]