Novavax seeks children 12-17 for paid COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

Novavax Inc. is awaiting approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine. In Central Florida, the company is starting paid clinical trials in DeLand and Lakeland to see how effective the same vaccine is on teenagers.

Fired DeLand police officer back on the job

A DeLand police officer who was fired a couple of years ago is back on the force. That officer was accused of mistreating and wrongfully arresting a man. The officer appealed, and an arbitrator said he could go back to work.

Professor warns about investing without research

A growing number of rookie investors are turning to social media sites for investing tips. A Stetson University finance professor says while it may be enticing to take guidance from social media trends, people should consider long-term investing strategies and thoroughly research where the place their money.