tropical storm dorian florida august 2019

County Prepares For Dorian; Phone Center Open

According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Dorian is becoming increasingly dangerous and life-threatening. Volusia and Flagler county residents can expect tropical storm force winds beginning mid-day Sunday. Volusia County Prepares for Hurricane Dorian Dorian is expected to make landfall in east central Florida late Sunday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane, bringing destructive winds, a life-threatening storm surge, and flooding rains. The most … Continue reading County Prepares For Dorian; Phone Center Open

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Countywide Info: Sandbags and Other Hurricane Resources

This list will be updated regularly as more information becomes available *UPDATE: Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency as the latest Dorian track covers the entire east coast of Florida. Unincorporated Volusia County: Residents living in the unincorporated areas of Volusia County can obtain sandbags at the Volusia County Corrections building, 1354 Indian Lake Road, Daytona Beach. Sandbags will be available noon … Continue reading Countywide Info: Sandbags and Other Hurricane Resources

Honey and Health

Honey is a naturally produced liquid made by honey bees from the nectar collected from native flowers near the bees’ environment. Nutritionally, 1 tablespoon of honey contains approximately 64 calories and 17 grams of four different types of sugars: fructose, glucose, maltose and sucrose. Honey is a much healthier alternative to refined table sugar and is believed to help with a number of health conditions. … Continue reading Honey and Health

Hurricane Dorian Updates

SEP 3 @ 5 PM: WINDS INCREASING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST – NEW WARNINGS AND WATCHES ISSUED A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Sebastian Inlet to Ponte Vedra Beach FL, and from north of Savannah River to Surf City NC. A Hurricane Watch is in effect from north of Ponte Vedra Beach FL to Savannah River, and from north of Surf … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian Updates

Jurassic Quest Comes to Daytona Beach

More Rides, Activities and Dinosaurs than ever before! The Largest Exhibition of Lifesize, Moving, Museum-Quality Dinosaurs in North America! Ocean Center Daytona Beach – 101 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118 Aug 30 – Sep 1, 2019 Friday: 3 – 8 pm; Saturday: 9 am – 8 pm; Sunday: 9 am – 7 pm (Active Duty Police, Firefighters, Paramedics as well as Active and … Continue reading Jurassic Quest Comes to Daytona Beach

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Port Orange Announces Tree Clearing on Riverwalk Property

The city announced Halifax River Partners (HRP) will be clearing the existing trees on HRP’s property, located in the River District, east of S. Ridgewood Avenue, between Ocean Avenue and Herbert Street. Port Orange Clearing Trees on Riverwalk Property To comply with federal, state and local stormwater management and floodplain development requirements, about 3 to 4 feet of fill will need to be placed in … Continue reading Port Orange Announces Tree Clearing on Riverwalk Property

Floridians Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Season

*UPDATE: Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency as the latest Dorian track covers the entire east coast of Florida. A message from Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety: There are no advisories for Florida at this time, but we wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone to make sure their emergency plans are up-to-date. ✔️ Be sure to plan for locations … Continue reading Floridians Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Right Coast Wahine: Summer Travels

This summer I had the chance to switch things up a bit. Instead of staying in my hometown, I traveled out west to New Mexico to see my best friend, Mianda, who recently moved there and to have an adventure in a place I’ve never been.  Colorado was by far my favorite state we went through! I was lucky enough to visit Mesa Verde National … Continue reading Right Coast Wahine: Summer Travels

Adventures of a Modern Pirate: August 2019

The scent of gas and oil permeated the air, and yes, I inhaled. There was no better high than Avgas and oil when it came to old seaplanes.  She was a large white Grumman HU-16 Albatross with blue stripes along the fuselage. “Chalk’s” in bold blue lettering ran along the vertical stabilizer. A classic aluminum beauty floating on the beach before my very eyes. As … Continue reading Adventures of a Modern Pirate: August 2019