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In response to a letter from Councilwoman Heather Post demanding a public apology and threatening legal action, Volusia County Attorney Dan Eckert said the county... [Read More]
Aside from a proposed sales tax increase to fund road fixes, ease congestion, and improve water quality infrastructure, "there is no plan B" to quickly... [Read More]
Volusia County and its 16 cities have identified more than $762 million worth of road, sidewalk, water and bridge projects that an extra half-cent sales tax would fund over the next... [Read More]
Officials with a state accountability agency were in the Volusia County administrative offices last week poring over budget documents in preparation of an audit that's required before a... [Read More]
Hours before a Volusia County Council discussion on ambulances, County Chair Ed Kelley was riding in one following a heart scare.Kelley, 75, who has a... [Read More]
Twenty feet makes all the difference in the world to a beachfront hotel project that comes with an extension of the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and a promise to boost... [Read More]
When a person called 9-1-1 on Aug. 8 for help with a stroke victim, it took an EVAC ambulance 58 minutes to get the person from... [Read More]
The Daytona Beach Boardwalk won't be stretched an extra mile as county officials envisioned three years ago, but an additional 270 feet could be tacked on to... [Read More]
Jim Dinneen's final months as Volusia County's manager were plagued by a repeated criticism: not enough transparency.When it came to light that a 2016 taxpayer-funded impact fee study... [Read More]
The Florida Supreme Court on Friday ended Volusia County's efforts to prevent a charter-threatening, potentially costly proposed state amendment from appearing on the November ballot.The court's unanimous denial... [Read More]
A Volusia County building closed since Hurricane Irma will be torn down and rebuilt using about $13 million that's anticipated from FEMA and an insurance... [Read More]
Months after city officials and residents balked at a new beach driving ramp in New Smyrna Beach, the Volusia County Council is back with another plan to improve... [Read More]
A three-year-old Volusia County plan intended to bolster a city's tourist district has likely collapsed, but some are hopeful that another "transformative" idea will emerge in its... [Read More]
There's a rumor going around.Sheriff Mike Chitwood posted it on his Facebook page. A former Volusia County Council member discussed it on his radio show. Candidates... [Read More]
Driving on the beaches of Volusia County is a tradition Kathy and Tim Morgan have shared since the 1970s, when they first started vacationing here... [Read More]
If the results of Tuesday's primary election told us anything about the Volusia County Council races, it's that familiar names and faces — and deep campaign finance pockets — go... [Read More]
Tensions have mounted in the Volusia County Council District 5 race over a debate that never happened and the mysterious appearance in the race of a write-in candidate... [Read More]
They agree that impact fees for developers should increase, that a sales tax for road infrastructure should be put on a ballot and that the... [Read More]
After three years of fighting, Daytona Beach Shores will no longer try to block Volusia County from building two off-beach parking lots on prime oceanfront property.But even... [Read More]
At the site of a defunct nightclub and abandoned gas station on the west side of State Road A1A, a chain-link fence dotted with "No trespassing" signs keeps curious passersby clear of falling... [Read More]