Though the tone and tenor of the meeting were generally civil and respectful, the longtime homeowners in a semirural section of Deltona are not relenting in their opposition to a proposed subdivision featuring small lots and closely packed houses.

A Daytona Beach man was arrested in DeLand in the early morning Feb. 10 after he crashed his car on the Stetson University campus after running over several bushes, a lamppost, several patio chairs and a table before smashing into a tree, according to the police report.

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DeLand’s mayor and city manager were both surprised and very pleased when many more people than expected turned out Jan. 30 to find out about working as volunteers at The Bridge.

In the wake of the sudden departure of a second longtime member of Volusia County’s legal team, there are more questions than answers about the situation and how the employee got a nearly five-figure pay raise.

An Orlando man wanted on a charge of kidnapping a Deltona woman from her home Feb. 2 turned himself in at the Volusia County Branch Jail the next day, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Citing public safety as their overriding concern, Orange City officials are poised to spend tax dollars to fix a failing roadway on the town’s east side.

Shortly after 4 a.m. Dec. 5, DeLand police officers responded to a motel in DeLand, where they learned that a man had rented a room for himself and his girlfriend (in her mid-20s). Boyfriend said he and the young woman had “been in an ongoing intimate relationship for several months.”

Protests about the City of DeLand’s sign rules have been heard — but changing the law will likely take months, as the city works to determine what the public, and the City Commission, want.

With the new Dr. Joyce M. Cusack Resource Center in the Spring Hill neighborhood of DeLand poised to open in spring, residents and community leaders met recently to discuss what kind of programs they’d like to see the center offer.

It was the early 1960s in DeLand, and entertainment options for kids were slim. The main activities for young boys were pickup ballgames, building forts, and playing war. Air potatoes and oranges made great hand grenades. (Both are now in short supply.)

Sgt. David G. Ledgerwood American Legion Post 255 will host ceremonies in honor of four U.S. Army clergy who were credited with saving others from death in World War II.

The countdown to the opening of Deltona’s first full-fledged hospital is on, and only a few days remain until the new facility will welcome its first overnight patients.

Books are often used to engage people in a variety of ways. It is a pleasure to introduce Florida native and West Volusia resident Sheri Shields. She is the author of the recently published book Venin Abyss.

There was shock and awe at Deltona City Hall, as a new rift in leadership surfaced. Another attempt to fire Deltona City Manager Jane Shang has failed, but this time it was supported by Deltona’s mayor.

The 16 cats and dogs seized from an animal sanctuary near DeLand last week are continuing to receive veterinary care, according to county officials.

This winter’s biggest model-airplane event will bring the buzz of small piston engines and the swoosh of tiny jet engines back to DeLand early next month.

It was 8 a.m. and already muggy when around 130 red-clad members and friends of Volusia United Educators began taking their seats on rented buses.

Volusia County Animal Services officers removed 16 animals — nine cats and seven dogs — from an animal sanctuary near DeLand while serving a search warrant Wednesday.

Barring some unforeseen event or economic downturn, the values and prices of homes, buildings and land in Volusia County will probably increase at a healthy clip once again this year.

The view from atop the sixth floor of the Baumgartner building in Downtown DeLand is spectacular: The multicolored roofs of favorite shops and eateries are dotted with architectural details not visible from the ground. People and cars pass by along the streets 80 feet below, and the scene is…

If you’ve taken a stroll along the west side of North Woodland Boulevard in Downtown DeLand, the flashy display made up of nine big-screen televisions inside the window of Wholesale Computer Outlet probably caught your eye.

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