AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation Awards $25,000 in Community Grants

On July 30, the AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation awarded local community groups with $25,000 in grants during a special luncheon ceremony at the AdventHealth Medical Park in New Smyrna Beach.  The Atlantic Center for the Arts received $5,000 to fund its “Healthy Minds, Healthy Hearts” art and wellness program at New Smyrna Beach High School. Burns Science and Technology Charter School received $2,500 to … Continue reading AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation Awards $25,000 in Community Grants

New Smyrna Beach’s Annual Senior Summit & Health Fair

Senior citizens in New Smyrna Beach and its surrounding areas are encouraged to participate in the annual Senior Summit & Health Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center at 201 N. Myrtle Ave. Tuesday, September 17; 10 AM – 1:30 PM @ Babe James Center Event attendees can receive information on health care, hospice … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach’s Annual Senior Summit & Health Fair

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Urban Trees Making A Comeback In NSB

In 2016 and 2017, Hurricanes Matthew and Irma resulted in the loss of over 100 live oak, palm and pine trees at New Smyrna Golf Club and 10 trees at Riverside Park. Since then, an additional 40 pine trees have been lost due to “shakes” suffered by the separation of vital plant tissue that leads to death and invites colonization by pine beetles. Last January, … Continue reading Urban Trees Making A Comeback In NSB

Canal Street Rooted In History

Submitted By: Skip Barnes  Canal Street is a great street in the great downtown area in New Smyrna Beach. In 1980, as the area was experiencing a lot of change, population was about 12,000 and growing. They were making four lanes out of State Road 44 and the Burger Chef at U.S. 1 and West Canal Street had just burned down. This once bustling railroad … Continue reading Canal Street Rooted In History

Advisories Issued for Potential Tropical Cyclone

We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, centered over the Central Bahamas Elsewhere over the Atlantic basin on this Friday morning, a tropical wave is located midway between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles, producing a large but disorganized area of cloudiness and showers. Conditions are expected … Continue reading Advisories Issued for Potential Tropical Cyclone

Volusia Dining Days

Volusia Dining Days (September 13 – 22) is a 10-day celebration of culinary excellence for Volusia restaurants. During VDD, participating restaurants offer special three-course menu options and fixed pricing, a great opportunity for residents and visitors alike to indulge in the area’s finest cuisine! No reservations, tickets or passes required. Pricing for the event is $10-$15 for a 2-course lunch, and $20,$25, $30 or $35 … Continue reading Volusia Dining Days

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Sun Coast Roofing & Solar Sponsors Local Sheriff’s Travel to New York

Tour de Force – 911 Memorial Bike Ride  This year, five deputies from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office traveled to New York to take part in a 9/11 memorial bike ride known as Tour de Force. This event was held on September 6-9, 2019, is over 250 miles long, and took the cyclists from Yankee Stadium to Fenway Park.  The Tour de Force’s dual mission … Continue reading Sun Coast Roofing & Solar Sponsors Local Sheriff’s Travel to New York

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City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

The city received state recognition at the annual Florida Festival and Events Conference in Naples, Florida, for two of its programs. With over 500 applications and only 50 award winners, the Enviro Camp placed first in the category of Educational Programs. Originally a four-week summer camp program for children ages seven to 10, Enviro Camp has grown in popularity and now runs for eight weeks … Continue reading City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

W.I.N.E. – Women into Networking Every Day

Join the ladies of East Coast Current at an exclusive women’s networking event on Monday, September 23, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Half Wall on State Road 44 in New Smyrna Beach. September 23 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM @ Half Wall 44 Your $5 cash admission includes complimentary appetizers from the chefs at The Half Wall, drink specials, live entertainment, a … Continue reading W.I.N.E. – Women into Networking Every Day