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Daytona Beach holding workshop on wayfinding signage

DAYTONA BEACH -- The public is invited to a workshop about the City of Daytona Beach's wayfinding signage program, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in City Hall, 301 S. Ridgewood Ave.

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the master plan process and receive the public's comments regarding purpose, benefits and schedule of the program, city spokeswoman Susan Cerbone said.

"The workshop will provide attendees the opportunity to give comments for the three-phased project which will create a plan to guide vehicular and pedestrian traffic to venues of interest within the city and create distinct signage," Cerbone said. "City commissioners in August 2012 approved an agreement not to exceed $120,000 with Lassiter Transportation Group to produce a wayfinding master plan."

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Headline Surfer banner / Henry Frederick, award-winng editor/publisher HeadlineSurfer.comAward-winning journalist Henry Frederick, shown here, is the editor/publisher and owner of Headline Surfer (, the 24/7 Internet newspaper launched Apri

It's pedal to the medal for 2010 Daytona 500 champion Jamie McMurray at Daytona KartWeek

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2010 Daytona 500 winner Jamie McMurray at DaytonaGoKart / Headline SurferDAYTONA BEACH -- NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star and 2010 Daytona 500 champion Jamie McMurray is enjoying the off-season by returning to his roots – karting.

The NASCAR driver is among the entries participating in the annual Daytona KartWeek World Karting Association events at Daytona International Speedway.

Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry's Christmas message: 'Spread the love'

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Interview with the HenrysVideo by Multimedia Editor Serafina Frederick

DAYTONA BEACH -- Fresh off his resounding victory in the Nov. 6 general elections, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry has a special Christmas message for the citizens of New Smyrna Beach: "Share the love."

Daytona's final 'Light Up Midtown' event is this afternoon

DAYTONA BEACH -- The final "Light Up Midtown" event is this afternoon with a "Christmas in Songs Gospel Extravaganza" from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Daisy Stocking Park, 550 Third St.

County Chair-elect Jason Davis wants apology and correction from Daytona newspaper

Volusia Tax Reform co-founder Margie Patchett: New face of government is being 'marginalized' through negative press coverage

Jason Davis in News-JournalThe Daytona Beach News-Journal published a story four years ago on  a fraud arrest charge dropped long ago against Jason Davis, yet it was presented as a big story earlier this month as shown in the inset snapshot graphic.

DAYTONA BEACH -- County Chair-elect Jason Davis said the Daytona Beach News-Journal owes him an apology and a front-page retraction above the fold where it published a story Dec. 6, with a sensational headline referencing a decade-old arrest on a fraud charge, something that he told the newspaper it already reported four years ago.

Orlando Sentinel: Daytona PD 'publicly identifies' murdered shooting victim

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Rayshard MitchellRayshard L. Mitchell was gunned down Saturday night in the 600 block of Verdell Street. Anyone with information on the homicide is asked to call DBPD Detective Bridget Hayden at 386-671-5263 or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-TIPS.

 DAYTONA BEACH -- The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Daytona Beach police have publicly released the name of the young man shot to death over the weekend, but Headline Surfer has not been given any press release information on the homicide identifying the victim.

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Sheriff Ben Johnson awards young deputy medal: 'job well done' for reviving baby in Deltona pool fall

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Deputy Cody Cochran and Sheriff Ben JohnsonDeputy Cody Cochran, shown here at left with Sheriff Ben Johnson, during a medal presentation Tuesday in Daytona Beach, is being lauded for heroism in reviving a baby boy.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Just halfway through his rookie year, Volusia County Sheriff's Deputy Cody Cochran responded to a 9-1-1 radioed from dispatch for an unconscious baby boy that had fallen into a family pool in Deltona.

The child had been removed from the pool, but was limp and unresponsive and had no pulse, when the 22-year-old deputy arrived on scene. The 1-year-old toddler's life was now in Cochran's hands. 

Local print newspaper identifies itself as 'Daytona Beac' News-Journal

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Here is an excerpt from a story published online by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. Can you spot the typo?

State Attorney RJ Larizza poses with Gov. Rick ScottHeadline Surfer photo by Henry Frederick / State Attorney RJ Larizza poses for a photo with Gov. Rick Scott at Volusia County Republican headquarters Monday. Scott later spoke at the Ocean Center.

DAYTONA BEACH -- You know things are tough for print media when the publication can't even spell its own name correctly. In an online story on Gov. Scott's visit to Daytona Beach today, the local print newspaper identified itself as the "Daytona Beac News-Journal."

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