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Ormond Beach Commissioners continued to pave the way for the demolition of the defunct hospital at 264 S. Atlantic Ave. while also approving an ordinance for the final plat for the Cypress Trails Subdivision, a planned residential development that also rests in Daytona Beach.

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Daytona Beach City Commissioners voted unanimously Jan. 9 to rezone 2.176 acres at 41 S. Ocean Ave. to a planned development for building a dual Marriott hotel.

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Florida Hospital facilities, as well as hundreds of physician practices, urgent-care centers and other medical sites across the country, officially became AdventHealth Jan. 2 as part of a new consumer-centric brand launch.

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The City of Port Orange will be faced with the daunting task of filling the seat left vacant by the death of long-time Councilman Robert “Bob” Ford.

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The F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival has grown from a little-noticed literary event to a large festival that has even added films.

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The West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce is launching Economic Forums, in 2019, with the first forum to feature U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Assistant Secretary Anthony Bedell.

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One of the newest musical groups taking the area by storm is a quartet of young musicians who aim to inspire others with their music.

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Ted E. Johnson Jr., a native Port Orange resident and avid photographer, was recently named one of two area residents to have a photograph chosen from over 26,000 entries in a National Wildlife Federation competition.

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The wheels on the buses cannot go 'round indefinitely, but, thanks to a large federal grant and some smaller state grants, Volusia County Public Transit System (Votran) will soon replace outdated portions of the fleet.

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Even with STEM fields coming to the forefront of educational opportunities in recent years, Stetson’s Computer Science program has seen a lack of diversity in the program and the field in general.

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Raises may have gotten most of the attention when union and school district members in Volusia County ratified their three-year contract last month, but the same contract also extends elementary schools’ instructional hours by 30 minutes starting next year.

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More than $19,000 recently raised by student organizations will be a gift that keeps on giving, thanks to the recipient organization -- My Angel With Paws -- a DeLand-based non-profit that trains service dogs for the disabled.

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The City of DeLand is one step closer to creating new life from the former county jail property and two adjacent parking areas gained in a land swap with Volusia County.

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The Volusia County Council unanimously approved an additional $583,807 in low-income energy assistance funds, modifying the Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget to aid more Volusia County families.

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Don Spence, a Bethune-Cookman University natural sciences assistant professor, has just published “Plants of Canaveral National Seashore” in collaboration with the nonprofit Friends of Canaveral.

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Twenty high schools from around Florida brought their best culinary students to Daytona State College Friday, Dec. 7, to compete in the annual “Sharpen Your Skills.’

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Volusia County Council members brought a little spring to the holiday season with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the latest segment of the Spring-to-Spring Trail in DeBary Thursday, Dec. 20.

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You can’t help but see joy at the home of James and Christina Stephenson, since the word “JOY” is atop their roof in almost six-foot letters.

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DeLand City Commissioners faced a flurry of fire department-related activity, approving a collective bargaining agreement with personnel, working on a new station, honoring four firefighters and greeting a new fire battalion chief at the regular meeting Dec. 3 in DeLand.

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After seven years as president and chief executive officer of the YMCA of the Golden Crescent in Victoria, Texas, Christopher “Chris” Seilkop will return to his hometown of DeLand as CEO of the Volusia/Flagler Family YMCA.

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