Volusia County Weekend Events (5/28 – 5/30)

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. **EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. VISITORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANIZERS DIRECTLY FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.** Follow … Continue reading Volusia County Weekend Events (5/28 – 5/30)

Memorial Day Services and Events 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. **EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. VISITORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANIZERS DIRECTLY FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.** Follow … Continue reading Memorial Day Services and Events in Volusia County

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What to do After a Natural Disaster

By Mary Van Keuren, Bankrate.com Image Credit: John Crux Photography/Getty Images There are few things in life as devastating as being affected by a natural disaster. From wildfires to hurricanes, natural disasters can cause widespread damage. Knowing how to start the recovery from a natural disaster can make a difference in how quickly you are able to rebuild your life and return to normalcy. Whether you … Continue reading What to do After a Natural Disaster

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This Weekend in Volusia (5/21 – 5/23)

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. **EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. VISITORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANIZERS DIRECTLY FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.** Follow … Continue reading This Weekend in Volusia (5/21 – 5/23)

New & Improved Apps & Tools Available From Volusia Sheriff’s Office

The Volusia Sheriff’s Office is deploying new tools to help Volusia County residents and visitors use technology to stay informed, report crime and even share video and photos with law enforcement in real time as an incident unfolds. A priority of Sheriff Mike Chitwood, the new technology will also allow users to get real-time answers to questions like: Why is Air One flying over my … Continue reading New & Improved Apps & Tools Available From Volusia Sheriff’s Office

Buddy Davenport State Farm: 46 Years in the Making

There is something so special about living in a small town like New Smyrna Beach. From residents to business owners to visitors, there is a strong sense of community that holds us all together. A place where locals genuinely support locals, and the passion about protecting our little piece of paradise is at the top of everybody’s list.  It’s the type of small town where … Continue reading Buddy Davenport State Farm: 46 Years in the Making

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Volusia County Face Mask Policy

Due to the Executive Order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis Tuesday, May 3, the City of Daytona Beach and other surrounding cities are no longer requiring face masks to be worn indoors when social distancing is not possible. The county recommends people follow the prevention guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect themselves from COVID-19 and get a vaccine. The Governor’s Executive Order also rescinded … Continue reading Volusia County Face Mask Policy

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Face Masks Still Required on Votran Buses and in Facilities

On Friday, April 30, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including commuter buses. TSA’s initial face mask requirement went into effect on Feb.1 and was set to expire May 11. On Monday, May 3, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued two executive orders, 2021-101 and 2021-102, suspending and invalidating all remaining local … Continue reading Face Masks Still Required on Votran Buses and in Facilities

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On-Campus Housing Coming to Daytona State College

Photo provided by Daytona State College On April 15, 2021, Daytona State College (DSC) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new student residence hall at the Daytona Beach campus. Construction plans call for a four-story building with accommodations for approximately 250 students. The project is planned for completion in August 2022.  New Dorm Residences Coming to Daytona State College According to a February news release, … Continue reading On-Campus Housing Coming to Daytona State College