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Tag Archives: Volusia County

A Serpent and a Septuagenarian

If you listen carefully, you just might be able to hear the sound of a Florida cottonmouth laughing. And I’m laughing right along with him, relieved that he escaped execution at the hands of a Volusia County man, who — fortunately — shot himself in an attempt to murder the snake. The snake hadn’t done […]

Surfers: Don’t Forget Your Webcams

Two surfers were bitten by sharks on Friday off Central Florida’s Atlantic coastline. Neither, unfortunately, was wearing a webcam or had one affixed to his surfboard. One was bitten on the hand, the other on the leg. Both men were treated at the Bert Fish Medical Center — yes, that is the name of the […]