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More Than 60 Firefighters Respond To Fire West Of DeLand


(Photo courtesy of Volusia County Professional Firefighters Association) DeLand, FL – A fire near DeLand last night (May 24) on Padrick Street off Shell Road, west of town, shut down SR 44 for a time as fire crews worked to contain it. Division Chief of Volusia County Fire Rescue Nick Castelli said. “It appears that it was a storage facility ... Read More »

Another Charge For Accused Daytona Beach Serial Rapist


Daytona Beach, FL – The Daytona Beach Police Department is adding more charges to a man already accused of being a serial rapist. Markeith Martin is charged with Felony Battery and Sexual Battery with Injuries in an incident that took place on September 28, 2018. The incident report states that the woman involved gave a statement to a DeLand Police ... Read More »

Suspect Arrested In The Death Of NSB Student


DeLand, FL – The man who DeLand Police say killed and dumped the body of a 16-year-old Sorrento girl in DeLand is under arrest. DPD arrested 40-year-old Robert Kern, Jr. today (May 24), charging him with second degree murder in the death of Justis Garret. Investigators say Kern was dating Justis mother at the time of her disappearance. Justis Garrett ... Read More »

Florida Rated 2nd Best State For Military Retirees


Daytona Beach, FL – With May being Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day just a couple of days away, one new study tries to find the best state for military retirees. And it just so happens that Florida ranked at number two overall. That’s the story from WalletHub’s recent study titled “2019’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees,” which ... Read More »