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Hurricane Dorian: Emergency shelters have closed  Orlando Sentinel

Some residents, special needs individuals and pets rode out Hurricane Dorian in a shelter overnight. By Wednesday, when the worst weather was over, counties ...



FOUND: Missing 15-year-old last seen at Atlantic High School in Port Orange  Port Orange Observer

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Port Orange Police Department.



Florida Evacuation Zones, Maps & Routes: Hurricane Dorian  Heavy.com

Here are details on Florida evacuations maps, zones, and routes from Know Your Zone as Hurricane Dorian approaches.



Volusia deputies: Atlantic High student, 17, had loaded gun in backpack  Daytona Beach News-Journal

A 17-year-old student at Atlantic High School in Port Orange is facing a felony charge after a Daytona Beach police officer found a loaded gun in his backpack, ...



The heart behind the curtain: 42nd Street captivates Atlantic High School  Port Orange Observer

After hundreds of hours of planning, practice and teamwork — and with their theater teacher currently nine months pregnant — the Atlantic High School cast of ...



Atlantic High choir singing Monday at Carnegie Hall  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Most Volusia County students found it a little hard to focus Thursday — the last day before Spring Break — with beach trips and the chance to sleep in for a week ...



#20Strong: Port Orange Atlantic Linebacker Ty Berrong Verbally Commits to USF  The Daily Stampede

USF Football received a huge verbal commitment from Port Orange Atlantic High School Linebacker Ty Berrong, who becomes the third linebacker in the ...



The sky is the limit for Atlantic High School students in Embry-Riddle program  Port Orange Observer

Students receive a head start on college by taking college-level courses while in high school through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Gaetz Aerospace ...



#20Strong USF Class of 2020 September 11th Update  SoFloBulls.com

Trail Talk: Fasten your seat belts for a HUGE #20Strong recruiting update covering all of the recent news and in-depth details about the USF Football Class of ...



Atlantic High School celebrates the Class of 2018  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Atlantic High SchoolApproximate number of graduates: 240Class Motto: “Our lives are before us, our pasts are behind us, but our memories are forever with us.



Choir hits high point for Atlantic High School  Hometown News

Atlantic High School's choir, Sounds of the Atlantic, has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York.



Dorian Makes Much-Anticipated Turn North, Officials Issue Evacuations & Open Shelters  WMFE

Hurricane Dorian stalled north of Grand Bahama island on Monday evening, but it has begun to make much-anticipated turn to the west-northwest. The National ...



Drivers ed still popular in Volusia County despite funding dip  Daytona Beach News-Journal

On that summer day on the streets of a Port Orange subdivision, the driving should have been simple. Like they practiced.Sixteen-year-old Damian Skrivanek's ...



Missing Port Orange teen found safe  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

The Port Orange Police Department is searching for a missing 15-year-old.



Calendar: Attend Riverfest  Port Orange Observer

When: 6:00 p.m.. Where: VFW Post 3282, 5810 S. Williamson Blvd. Details: Social hour will start at 5 p.m. and the monthly meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Contact ...



Volusia County choir first to perform at Carnegie Hall  Port Orange Observer

Atlantic High School choir from Port Orange will be the first invited to perform at the venue.



Atlantic High student arrested for threat against Spruce Creek High  Daytona Beach News-Journal

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office arrested 16-year-old Austin Holt on Thursday after he confessed to making one of multiple threats that have disrupted Volusia ...



FUTURES Foundation graduates 39 from Tomorrow's Leaders Program  Daytona Times

FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools graduated 39 high school juniors on April 16 from its 31st annual Tomorrow's Leaders Program,



9 Investigates: Mother wants teen's suspension removed after sex assault claim  WFTV Orlando

A Volusia County mother is pushing for a five-day suspension to be removed from her daughter's school record. The mother said her teenager was punished ...



Sidelines: Atlantic High School reportedly fires football coach Kendall Bradley  Port Orange Observer

Atlantic High School has reportedly fired the head coach of the football team, Kendall Bradley. Bradley, who was hired by former Atlantic Athletics Director Zach ...



Spruce Creek, Atlantic High, students among winners of 2017 STEM competition  Port Orange Observer

The winners of the second annual STEM Solutions by Students competition were announced on Saturday, Nov. 4, during Port Orange's Riverwalk Park ribbon ...



Seabreeze High School racially-charged gun threat causes mass absenteeism  Ormond Beach Observer

A total of 731 students stayed home from Seabreeze High School on Tuesday, Feb. 19, following a threat from an unidentified student saying they were going to ...



Fourth-grader tops older competitors in Volusia Spelling Bee  Daytona Beach News-Journal

PORT ORANGE — Jetro Tenerife stood in front of a microphone and looked at the judges table to his right.“Now I spell another one?” he asked. Yes. To be the ...



Graduations 2019 | News  Hometown News

Volusia County Schools 2019 Graduation schedule. Graduation ceremonies for area high schools will be from May 29 to June 2. All graduations except for ...



Atlantic High, Spruce Creek High students receive Student of the Month awards  Port Orange Observer

Students from Atlantic High School and Spruce Creek High School have received Student of the Month awards from the Port Orange Elks Lodge #2723.



Atlantic High students reach for the skies with aviation project  Port Orange Observer

Not every student can say they've helped build a plane while at school. But that's exactly what 15 Atlantic High School students in Advanced Technology ...



Volusias newest teacher of the year in the business of changing students lives  Daytona Beach News-Journal

When he came to Florida in 2001, T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-High School's Ian Jackson was worried about leaving behind a sense of family with his students in ...



Rooms to rent: Luxury apartments booming in Volusia, Flagler  Daytona Beach News-Journal

When Eastwind Development officials visit Daytona Beach to check on the construction of their Tomoka Pointe Apartments, they can't help but notice the growing ...



Atlantic, Spruce Creek High students receive Student of the Month awards  Port Orange Observer

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, Lodge Scholarship Chairman Paul Leonard presented Student of the Month awards to students at both Atlantic High School and Spruce ...



Flagler school superintendent reveals retirement plans  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Flagler Schools Superintendent James Tager has a year left in his contract, but to facilitate the search process for his replacement he has officially announced ...



Graduation rates soar to record highs in Flagler, Volusia  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Graduation rates in Volusia and Flagler school districts reached all-time highs this year, according to new data from the state, continuing an upward trend in both ...



Mayo looking to bring 'swagger' back to Atlantic  Port Orange Observer

Despite back-to-back winless seasons, the Sharks enter 2018 with expectations higher than ever.



Areas best and brightest students honored at News-Journal Medallion of Excellence event  Daytona Beach News-Journal

DAYTONA BEACH — The sum of years of hard work hung down from around the necks of 32 young men and women Wednesday: medals for their efforts, time ...



Floridas school sales tax holiday is back: Heres what you need to know  Daytona Beach News-Journal

The back-to-school sales tax holiday is even longer this year. Here's what you stand to save on clothes, school supplies and computers.



For nearly 45 years, Dunderbaks in Volusia Mall has been a family affair  Daytona Beach News-Journal

DAYTONA BEACH — When husband-and-wife duo Ted and Linda Teschner opened Mr. Dunderbak's Bavarian Delicatessen & Restaurant in a newly built ...



Summer Camps, April 12, 2019 | News  Hometown News

Tryouts scheduled for Junior Lifeguard Program. Youths between 9 and 15 can enjoy beach activities while learning lifesaving techniques during Volusia ...



Summer Camps, March 29, 2019 | News  Hometown News

Summer camp scholarships available. Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children through Volusia County's Community Assistance ...



Flagler School Board asked to ponder search for next school chief  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Flagle School Board Chair Janet McDonald is urging her fellow board members to look at hiring a new superintendent since James Tager's contract is in its last ...



Atlantic transfer Jordan Sears plays integral role for surging Bucs  Ormond Beach Observer

After an exciting first season at area basketball powerhouse Atlantic High School, Jordan Sears was hoping to break out in his sophomore season. Although he ...



Former Volusia principal comes out of retirement to lead Flagler school  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Former Seabreeze High School Principal Robert Wallace shares his thoughts as he comes out of retirement to lead Flagler Palm Coast High School.



Brown Returns: Antwan Brown is back as the head coach of Atlantic baseball  Port Orange Observer

Brown was fired from Atlantic High School in August following a standards investigation by the school district. Now, he's back — and hopeful.



Longstanding Port Orange pizza shop upgrades to new, bigger location  Port Orange Observer

After 23 years, a Port Orange pizza business has flourished enough to finally transition into a building that its owners hope will help them better serve the ...



288 garden-style apartments will be built in Port Orange  Port Orange Observer

Residents at Legacy Crystal Lake apartments will have a different view across the lake when Eden Crystal Lake garden apartments are built. Ground breaking is ...



Atlantic football coach Matt Dixon cleared of hazing allegation  Daytona Beach News-Journal

PORT ORANGE — Volusia County Schools investigators have cleared Atlantic High football coach Matt Dixon of a hazing allegation.According to an email ...



Volusia County Schools maintains its B grade | News  Hometown News

Students aren't the only ones who receive report cards. Volusia County Schools have garnered a solid B average in the latest school grades released by the ...



Calendar: Celebrate Earth Day with Port Orange  Port Orange Observer

Looking ahead to the biggest events in Port Orange during the next month.



Once homeless, graduating DeLand seniors future looks brighter  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Demaurez Bellamy is set to graduate from DeLand High School on Wednesday night with honors and depart for the University of South Florida on a football ...



Seabreeze basketball: 'It's not about size. It's about heart'  Ormond Beach Observer

Despite their small size, the Sandcrabs play intense basketball for all 32 minutes.



Matanzas High School hires new athletics director  Palm Coast Observer

The new athletics director, Zach Rigney, was previously the athletics director at Atlantic High School in Port Orange.



Sharks' new volleyball coach: 'We need to learn to win'  Port Orange Observer

Former Oviedo coach Rafael Valle replaced Rhea Simon as Atlantic's head girls volleyball coach.



His brother's keeper  Port Orange Observer

Atlantic's top jumper, David Long, never played sports before his oldest brother's death in 2007. Now, it's his main motivation.



Courtney Edgcomb hired unanimously as new United Way president  Port Orange Observer

Courtney Edgcomb has been hired as the new president of United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties, with a unanimous vote from the Board of Directors and ...



Meet Osceola Elementary's Teacher of the Year  Ormond Beach Observer

Yahaira Lopez considers her students as part of her family.



Atlantic's offense dominant in win over Seabreeze  Port Orange Observer

The Sharks topped the Sandcrabs 99-69 on the night of Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Atlantic High School.



More Flagler students charged with threatening to shoot up schools  Daytona Beach News-Journal

The arrests of two middle school students Thursday night and a high school student on Friday are the latest in a recent spate of incidents involving handguns or ...



Sidelines: Hawks' Camryn Cooney wins district title  Port Orange Observer

Also in the Observer: Sharks' boys cross country wins district title, and Hawks volleyball edges out Lake Mary in playoff opener.



Atlantic High graduate Eric Polite releases short film, hip-hop album  Daytona Beach News-Journal

The Krispy Kreme hot doughnut light burns out into the night of the Daytona Beach parking lot in Eric Polite's new short film."This is supposed to be here," the ...



Dual Enrollment Classes from Gaetz Aerospace Institute Expand at High Schools Across the State and Beyond  ERAU News

Thousands of students in Florida have received a head start on college by taking courses in their high schools through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's ...



Suit: Former NSB High student claims rape by classmate who killed father  Daytona Beach News-Journal

An autistic young man was searching the internet two years ago when he came across the sentencing of a Marcus White, a mentally ill former classmate ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students hit a high note at Port Orange jazz festival  Daytona Beach News-Journal

PORT ORANGE — Leading Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's top jazz band in their first performance since a mass shooting, Matt Calderin said he ...



Planning board recommends apartments approval | News  Hometown News

The Port Orange Planning Commission voted Thursday, Oct. 25, to recommend approval of the construction of a new apartment complex to the City Council.



Spanish teacher inspires students to reach for American dream  Daytona Beach News-Journal

PORT ORANGE — In the span of a single lunch period, Janet Gavilanes, a Spanish teacher at Atlantic High School, was mother, mentor and taskmaster to a ...



Teen accused of making threat to carry out shooting at school  WPEC

Volusia County deputies arrested a 16-year-old student Thursday after confessing to making one of several hoax school shooting threats.Deputies say the teen, ...



Volusia principal Tager is Flagler pick for schools chief  Daytona Beach News-Journal

BUNNELL — The Flagler County School Board unanimously selected Jim Tager, a Volusia County high school principal, as its new superintendent in a special ...



High school sports results: Monday, Sept. 24  Florida Today

See which cross-country runners had the fastest times over the weekend/ Plus, check the latest volleyball and bowling results.



Volusia Business News: Housing market isn't cooling off, either  Hometown News

When we last dived into the housing market in May, it was a hot one and, as the summer winds down in East Central Florida, calendar-wise, the housing industry ...



Florida kids need warm clothes, too: Port Orange mom collects jackets for students  Port Orange Observer

Krystal O'Dell inspires Facebook group — and her own children — to help.



This is a list of all the shelters in Volusia  Ormond Beach Observer

Volusia County currently has 33 shelters which will be open for Hurricane Irma. If you're planning to stay in the area and ride out the storm at a local shelter, ...



Sidelines: Spruce Creek's Killins, Atlantic's Berrong shine at Nike's The Opening  Port Orange Observer

A pair of area football players shined at Nike's The Opening, a camp that showcases some of the country's top high school football talent, in Miami. Spruce Creek ...



Mainland's winning football's transfer game. Not everyone likes that.  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Just two years ago, Jake Novello was a junior varsity quarterback on the West Orange High School football team in Orlando.On Friday night, he will be on the ...



The world's a stage: A Port Orange theater finds its niche with an intimate setting, community focus  Port Orange Observer

The Stage at Thank You Five is entering its third season.



Your Town: Port Orange United Church of Christ boosts Spruce Creek Elementary with $2K donation  Port Orange Observer

The Port Orange United Church of Christ donated $2,600 to Spruce Creek Elementary School before the school year began to help purchase essentials, such as ...



Volusia-Flagler residents dealing with floods, mess from Hurricane Irma; over 250k without power  Daytona Beach News-Journal

LATEST UPDATES: Flagler County is under a coastal flood warning until noon Thursday, and there is a high risk of rip currents. As of 6 a.m. Tuesday there were ...



How the gopher tortoises from Kings Landing are getting rehomed  Port Orange Observer

The gopher tortoise is a vulnerable species that has to be relocated before developers can build on sites, at a cost of $1100 per tortoise for the Kings Landing ...



Symbol of love with heart drawn in the sand: Daytona Beach-area couples enjoy Valentine's Day  Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- Four years ago today - on Valentine's Day to be precise -- Steve Bibeault draw a heart in the sand as a symbol of love for his girlfriend, ...



Sidelines: Hawks standout linebacker Tyler Berrong transfers to Atlantic  Port Orange Observer

Following Atlantic High School's hiring of Spruce Creek defensive coordinator D.J. Mayo as the Sharks' next head coach, Hawks sophomore linebacker Tyler ...



A mother grieves after daughters fatal overdose  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Throughout the week before her daughter's death, police and emergency sirens screamed along the streets near Barbara Schaefer's Port Orange home.



Heart procedure performed first time in Florida  Ormond Beach Observer

A new procedure to repair the aortic valve in the heart has been done for the first time in Florida, and the patient was longtime local football coach Rocky Yocam, ...



District looks to improve low grades at Volusia elementary schools  Daytona Beach News-Journal

With the first day of school just two weeks away, Volusia school district officials are digging deeper to find out why so many elementary schools earned a C or D ...



Federal rules take a bite out of Volusia, Flagler school lunch sales  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Emily Sonni eyed the mushy green substance on her plate. The vegetable tasted salty, she said, and the texture was “not pleasing.”



Volusia school officials announce principals of the year  Daytona Beach News-Journal

DELAND — Volusia County schools and the FUTURES Foundation announced the district's principals of the year Friday.Richard “R.T.” Myers, principal of ...



NEW: Robotics bragging rights on the line for 2,000 students at convention center  Palm Beach Post

WEST PALM BEACH — This wasn't your typical scene on the floor of the Palm Beach County Convention Center on Thursday.In rows of booths like those in ...



Teen arrested in Daytona drug dispute killing  Daytona Beach News-Journal

DAYTONA BEACH — An 18-year-old South Daytona man surrendered Wednesday to police and confessed to shooting another man to death in a drug deal ...



Sidelines: Sharks boys basketball remains undefeated  Port Orange Observer

Also in the Observer: Brown, Pope dominate for Sharks; Lady Hawks lose two of last three games; Spruce Creek boys and girls soccer teams draw against Lake ...



Young musicians showcase their talent during two-day jazz festival  Port Orange Observer

The Lakeside Jazz Festival brought in middle school, high school and college students.



Take Stock in Children honors grads, welcomes new participants  Daytona Times

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES. Take Stock in Children, a statewide scholarship and mentoring program facilitated locally through FUTURES Foundation ...



FPC, Mainland sit atop first Fab 5 of 2018 football season  Daytona Beach News-Journal

The preseason has finally come to an end and, beginning on Friday, the games will count. Football season is indeed back.And so is the Fab 5, in all of its glory.



Volusia touts strong compliance with uniform rollout  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Volusia County Schools' new uniform policy has unfolded with relatively few wrinkles, district officials said, even after taking a lot of heat while being ironed out.



Port Orange schools celebrate reading, writing during Literacy Week  Port Orange Observer

Students and teachers across the state have been participating in the tenth annual Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! event. Literacy Week, which took place ...



To young athletes: Take advantage of what your community offers  Ormond Beach Observer

Time is short, and you won't regret working hard to make the most of your talent.



First bells: Flagler students return to school  Daytona Beach News-Journal

PALM COAST — The Flagler County School District's 12,952 students returned to class Thursday to renew old friendships, meet new teachers and continue their ...



Listado de refugios en el Centro de la Florida  Orlando Sentinel

Si todavía no has conseguido lugar donde pasar la tormenta, aquí la información de diversos refugios en la Florida Central.



Central Florida shelter information  WFTV Orlando

More than 390 shelters are open throughout Florida with more than 72,000 people seeking shelter. More than 60 special needs shelters are open with 5,000 ...



In Superintendent Search, Five Accomplished Candidates From Near and Far Make Shortlist | FlaglerLive  FlaglerLive.com

By the time a citizen's advisory board met Tuesday evening to draw up a shortlist of candidates for school superintendent, an already scant pool of applicants ...



Deja vu: Sharks suffer loss at the buzzer... Again  Port Orange Observer

Atlantic lost to Mainland on a buzzer-beating layup on Jan. 19. On Wednesday, Jan. 31, the Sharks lost at the buzzer a second time in a 57-55 defeat at the ...



DOWN BUT NOT OUT: Atlantic's Zieglar is ready for a comeback senior year  Port Orange Observer

When Lindsey Zieglar arrived at Atlantic High School for her freshman year, she experienced almost instant success. She never lost a match in her first year with ...



Hot of the Press: Sharks suffocate Hudson in preseason-opener  Port Orange Observer

The Sharks, who instituted a full-court press from the opening tip, scored 112 points against the Cobras.



'Time Is Running Out': Gov. Scott Issues Urges Floridians to Evacuate Coastal Communities  NBC 6 South Florida

Several counties in eastern Florida have issued voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders as Hurricane Matthew approached the state. About 1.5 million ...



Outgoing school administrator Orndorff explains why he is leaving Flagler for Texas  Palm Coast Observer

Across the Flagler Schools community, Vernon Orndorff was widely seen as the right-hand man to Schools Superintendent Jacob Oliva. He was the ...



The Shores chef Mike Bartscher leaves a lasting impression  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Amid the cacophonic chaos of the kitchen at The Shores Resort and Spa, executive chef Michael Bartscher loomed tall over the stove.At his workstation ...



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