Deltona firefighter facing additional rape charges

DELTONA, Fla. —A Deltona firefighter who is accused of raping a woman he met at a furniture store now faces additional charges because authorities said more victims came forward. Terry Freeman, 32, was originally arrested Dec. 31, but was rearrested when three more victims told investigators about other incidents. Sheriff’s Office deputies have filed new…

INCOMING! Solar Radiation Storm

2014-01-09 20:02   CME Has Arrived The coronal mass ejection (CME), originally expected to arrive around 0800 UTC (3:00 a.m. EST) today, January 9, was observed at the ACE spacecraft just upstream of Earth at 1932 UTC (2:32 p.m. EST).  It’s too early to see much with respect to the magnetic structure of this CME, but short-term,…

Was The City Hiding Public Records?

<palmettopal95@gmail.com> to: Patrick In 2007, Dianne Gardner called the City of Port Orange about illegal tree removal at Port Orange Seafood. The City immediately issued a Stop Work Order and required a clearing permit. I don’t think one was ever issued, but the work stopped — until Jack Wiles started it back up. These photos…

SUV crashes into Spruce Creek, driver dead

PORT ORANGE — Police said they found a Volusia County man dead in the driver’s seat of an SUV completely submerged under water after crashing into Spruce Creek. Port Orange Police and fire crews responded around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to the scene near South Williamson Boulevard and Anita Street, near the Moody Bridge. When they…

Kick in the Asphalt

.   from :  Newton White   Kick in the Asphalt Folks I was told that the city had not repaved a road in over a year and that not keeping good pavement will cost more when the road base gets damaged. I have looked into this. What I found was more disturbing than a pothole…

Atlantic Marine Development-Jack Wiles-Timeline for Environmental Issues

From: “Dianne Gardner” <dtgardner@cfl.rr.com> To: “Marian Gardner” <medgardner@cfl.rr.com> “paul Rozar” <speidiro@aol.com> “Kela Lindsay” <conure509@gmail.com> “Kim Mcnew” <kimmichelle74@yahoo.com> “Dru Urquhart” <dhurquhart@gmail.com>                                                 Timeline for Environmental Issues 01/07/2013   12:10      Mike Gardner…

Port Orange Bus Stop Benches

What ever happened to the instruction from the Council to the City Manager to come up with an alternate solution for the Bus Stop Benches in Port Orange?   Greg, Well at least I pointed out the ones that were inches from the curb, and followed through till they were moved or removed. I had…

619 Lemon Street?

  My 2 cents :   If the former owner at 619 Lemon Street rented boat storage space and paid taxes, he must have kept records of all that rental income as required by law.   Dear Greg:  Freedom of Information request.  Please follow up on this for me today.  Below I have copied and pasted…

Council Agenda Order & Concept

From:   “Newton White” <NWhite0@cfl.rr.com> To:   “Allen Green” <AllenG@port-orange.org> “Dennis Kennedy” <DennisK@port-orange.org> “Don Burnette” <dburnette@port-orange.org> “Drew Bastian” <dbastian@port-orange.org> “Bob Ford” <bford@port-orange.org> “Greg Kisela” <gkisela@port-orange.org> Reply To:”Newton White” <nwhite0@cfl.rr.com> Gentlemen, As I and others have pointed out documents are often handed out during the meeting on the dais. It is also a deficiency that presentations given…

Council Still Needs a Special Investigator

“Clearly he is not answering to Councilman Ford and it is equally clear that Council does not know how to work as a team as not one other Councilman was concerned enough to e-mail the Manager” From Ted Noftall 7:37 AM to Patrick, Hank, Greg Pat and Hank, Rarely does one project so clearly illustrate…

Greg, Can Elephant’s Really Fly ?

LIES;  BIG LIES; & DAMN BIG LIES Good morning Greg, Hope this short note doesn’t keep you too long from the bag of tricks that lets you to conjure up storage lots out of vacant land, make forests look like piles of trash, cause elephants to disappear and bend the laws of Port Orange at…

Man pistol-whips nurses at Halifax Health Medical Center

By Saul Saenz, Reporter Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 2:16 PMn Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach DAYTONA BEACH — Daytona Beach Police are investigating after a scary morning for patients and nurses at a Volusia County hospital. It started around 4 a.m. Sunday at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach. Police…