County Residents Receive Sexual Predator Alert in Error

This afternoon, many Volusia County residents received a text alert in error notifying them of a sexual predator who moved within 1,000 feet of their residence. This alert went to users across Volusia County instead of only those within the defined radius of the address. A follow-up text alert was just sent correcting the error, and clarifying information has also been posted on the Sheriff’s Office Twitter and Facebook accounts. The … Continue reading County Residents Receive Sexual Predator Alert in Error

Spring Turkey Run Car Show

March 26 – 28 @ Daytona International Speedway Open daily @ 8 AM Admisison: $10/day Friday & Saturday; $5 Sunday / Kids 11 & under Free From the classics to street rods, the 31th Annual Spring Daytona Turkey Run car show is the largest and most diverse display of automobiles! Happening at Daytona International Speedway’s infield, watch the World Center of Racing transform into a car enthusiasts’ dream.  See … Continue reading Spring Turkey Run Car Show

Festival at Riverwalk Park

Port Orange Community Trust will hold a weekend of music, food and fun at Riverwalk Park in Port Orange! Saturday and Sunday, March 27 – 28, @ Riverwalk Park in Port Orange SATURDAY: 11 AM – 8 PM: Food Trucks, Beer & Wine, Live Entertainment, Vendors 12 – 5:30 PM: Kid’s activities 12-3:30 PM: That’s What She Said 12 – 3 PM: Magician 5-7 PM: … Continue reading Festival at Riverwalk Park

INSIDE LOOK: Heath’s Natural Foods

Photos by : Kelsey Walters, property of East Coast Current In January 2021, Tom and Maria Heath retired after 31.5 years in business at Heath’s Natural Foods. The Heaths originally purchased the store from Tom’s Aunt and Uncle Winifred and Frank (Jim) Taylor in June of 1989. The business was started in 1970 on Flagler Avenue. Several moves and additions later, it is now located … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Heath’s Natural Foods

2021 Easter Events and Services in Volusia County

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. Volusia County Easter Events for Kids, Families and Adults in 2021 Spring Family Fest Saturday, March 27 @ 1 – 4 PM 1851 … Continue reading 2021 Easter Events and Services in Volusia County

Botanically Speaking

Photos by Kelsey & Scott Walters  McKee Botanical Gardens – Vero Beach We’ve been very fortunate this past winter in Florida to have mild weather with just a few dips into the colder temperatures but no hard freezes. Because of this, crops and plants everywhere are thriving and even blooming a little earlier than normal.  Thanks to our sunny days and comfortable temperatures, anything outside … Continue reading Botanically Speaking

Volusia County St. Patrick’s Day Events

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. St. Patrick’s Day in Volusia County Shamrock and Roll Music Festival Calling all who love to wear green, eat Irish food, and have … Continue reading Volusia County St. Patrick’s Day Events

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911 Dispatchers get Emergency Mental Health Training

Recently, 17 Sheriff’s Office dispatchers learned about the country’s best strategies for handling 911 callers who are at risk of suicide or other mental illness crisis. Volusia County 911 Operators Trained to Become more Aware of Mental Health The training was a priority for Sheriff Mike Chitwood, who sat in on portions of the class and has additional sessions scheduled for the future. The state-of-the-art … Continue reading 911 Dispatchers get Emergency Mental Health Training

Shamrock and Roll Music Festival

Calling all who love to wear green, eat Irish food, and have some fun on Flagler Avenue for the St. Patrick’s Day Weekend! The annual NSB SHAMROCK & ROLL MUSIC FESTIVAL, begins Friday, March 12th, and doesn’t stop until Wednesday the 17th for Saint Patrick’s Day! Enjoy 33 free shows over six days Flagler Ave! Check out the host locations and various start times below. … Continue reading Shamrock and Roll Music Festival