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Port Orange Family Days Community Trust: Food pantry for needy needs re-stocking

Port Orange Family Days Food PantryPhoto for Headline Surfer / Port Orange Walmart executive Lil Berard, shown at left, a Family Days Community Trust board member, works with volunteer Dave McCall in unloading food to the shelves of Port Orange Pantry in last year’s delivery. The need for helping family's is even greater this year.

PO Family DaysPORT ORANGE -- The Port Orange Family Days Community Trust uses proceeds from its Family Days, Spring Fair and other events to support a variety of quality-of-life activities in the Port Orange Area.

School groups to be showcased at Port Orange Family Days

Port Orange Family DaysThere is something for everyone at the annual Port Orange Family Days from Oct. 4-7 at the Port Orange City Center.

PORT ORANGE -- The Port Orange Family Days targets much of its activity toward youngsters, but serves also as a showcase for achievement by students at area schools.

Examples: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, bands and choral groups from elementary and middle schools will rotate in concert on the stage of the Parker Amphitheater in City Center;

Battle for the State Senate: Hukill beats Bruno in West Volusia chamber straw poll in DeLand

Dorothy Hukill Facebook campaign pageDorothy HukillFrank Bruno State Rep. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, and Volusia County Chair Frank Bruno, D-Ponce Inlet, are term-limited in their current seats and so they're vying for the dist. 8 state senate seat in the November elections.

PORT ORANGE -- Their State Senate showdown isn't until November, but Republican Dorothy Hukill is chomping at the bit against her Democratic opponent, Frank Bruno: "We just won the West Volusia Regional Chamber straw ballot with over 65% of the vote! Thank you for all your support - onward to November!"

State Rep. Dorothy Hukill recaps 2012 legislative session: Balanced budget passed

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State Rep. Dorothy Hukill address her colleages in the Statehouse in Tallahassee prior to the end of the legislative session.

PORT ORANGE -- Dear Friends: As you probably know, the 2012 Legislative Session ended last month. Now that I’m back in Volusia County, I wanted to pass along a report of the main issues that were discussed and acted on in Tallahassee this year. Most importantly, I’m proud to report that we once again fulfilled our constitutional duty of passing a balanced budget.

Port Orange cops: Two men stabbed in bar fight


PORT ORANGE -- Two men suffered non-life threatening stab wounds in a fight Sunday night that started inside the Port Hole bar on Herbert Street and spilled into the streets nearly a block away, Port Orange police said.

One man suffered a stab wound to the leg and the other to his leg and torso, police said of the 7:30 p.m. fight. Police said they were not sure if the wounds were caused by a knife or a broken beer bottle in a fight that involved five or six people nor did police know why the fighting occurred to begin with.

The fight continued nearly a block away where one of the wounded men was transported to the hospital in the vicinity of Canal View Boulevard and Nova Road and the othe in the area of Canal View and Jackson Street, police said.

The identities of the victims was not released with one goiing to Halifax Urgent Care in Port Orange and the other to Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach.

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Port Orange cops: BOLO for two men who robbed Kohl's dept. store

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Surveillance snapshot of Port Orange Kohl's robbery suspect / Headline SurferKohl's in Port Orange robbed / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer / At left is a still snapshot from surveillance video of one of two men who fled Kohl's, 1682 Taylor Road in Port Orange, after sticking a handgun in the store manager's face.

PORT ORANGE -- The cops have issued a BOLO (be on the lookout) for two men who robbed the Kohl’s Department Store while armed with a handgun Saturday night.

Road improvements for South Ridgewood Avenue in Port Orange to be discussed May 2

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PORT ORANGE -- The Florida Department of Transportation is holding a public information meeting from 7 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Port Orange Adult Activity Center, 4790 S. Ridgewood Ave., regarding plans to provide operational improvements along South Ridgewood Avenue, also known as U.S. 1.

National Weather Service: Flood advisory for New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange, Orange City, Lake Helen & Deltona

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Weather for Volusia CountyExpect more thunderstorms over the next 18 hours before sunny skies return Tuesday to greater Daytona Beach, according to the National Weather Service. The weather as shown at left is as of Sunday night.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for the Volusia County cities of New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange, Orange City, Lake Helen and Deltona until 9 p.m.

The advisory was issued at 6:58 p.m. from the National Weather Service in Melboune, following a fast-moving thunderstorm.

Port Orange cops: Elderly pedestrian killed instantly by young Daytona motorist while trying to cross Ridgewood

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Fatality locator, Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange / Headline SurferNicole Nagrani of Daytona Beach / Headline SurferFacebook Fanpage photo / Nicole K. Nagrani, a 21-year-old Daytona Beach resident and Stetson University student, behind the wheel of a Porsche SUV, was not injured in an early Thursday morning fatality that claimed the life of an elderly Port Orange woman struck while trying to cross Ridgewood Avenue at White Street, as shown in this locator map.

PORT ORANGE -- The paths of two women who didn't know each other crossed this morning in a tragic accident that left the 78-year-old pedestrian dead in the roadway on Ridgewood Avenue and the 21-year-old behind the wheel of a Porsche SUV shaken up emotionally, but physically uninjured.

Here is a synopsis of what happened in the 9:10 a.m. Thursday fatality as described by Port Orange Asstistant Chief of Police Wayne Miller: Police and fire department personnel responded to the intersection of White Street and Ridgewood Avenue regarding a vehicle versus pedestrian accident. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

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