This Weekend: Events in Volusia County (8/27 – 8/29)

his 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: Events in Volusia County (8/27 – 8/29)

Wild Florida: A New Ride on the Wild Side

Photos by Kelsey & Scott Walters  You may recall earlier this year, our family visited Wild Florida, just south of Orlando. We had an amazing time there and were thrilled when we were invited back to try out the wildlife park’s newest experience, the VIP Safari Tour.  Wild Florida offers the chance to not only see native Florida wildlife, but exotic creatures as well, in … Continue reading Wild Florida: A New Ride on the Wild Side

Thinking About Starting a Local Business?

By Gloria Martinez Featured Photo by Tim Douglas from Pexels The backbone of any community lies in its local businesses. Not only do small businesses help regional economies thrive and provide job opportunities for residents, but they also help build the character of their local areas, bring people in the community together, and much more. If you’re considering starting a local business, there are fundamental steps you’ll need … Continue reading Thinking About Starting a Local Business?

When Disaster Strikes: Preparedness for Seniors and People with Disabilities

Written by Lena Borrelli, Bankrate.com Photo by Ralph W. lambrecht from Pexels If there is anything that 2020 taught us, it is the importance of being prepared. From coronavirus and wildfires to hurricanes and civil unrest, there has been a lot going on globally. While things are looking up in 2021, last year’s losses still weigh heavily on our minds. When disaster strikes, there is often little time to prepare. Losses … Continue reading When Disaster Strikes: Preparedness for Seniors and People with Disabilities

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Changes to COVID Mask Wearing Guidelines at The Little Theatre of NSB

A statement from The Little Theatre The safety of all of our patrons, volunteers, actors and backstage crew has always been of paramount importance to us at The Little Theatre. We also strive to create the best possible entertainment experiences for anyone who visits our theater. Due to rising cases of COVID and its variants and with an abundance of caution, we will now be requiring that … Continue reading Changes to COVID Mask Wearing Guidelines at The Little Theatre of NSB

Top 5 Vegan and Vegetarian Options in Volusia County

Vegetarian and vegan diets are increasingly popular lifestyle choices, especially when it comes to healthy living. It can be difficult to discover what local restaurants have the best options and truly understand what a vegetarian/vegan is looking for in a meal. Here are the top 5 local spots that residents love to visit for their delicious vegan and vegetarian options!  Ask a Local: Best Vegan … Continue reading Top 5 Vegan and Vegetarian Options in Volusia County

FL Dept. of Health Announces COVID-19 Treatment Centers

At the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis, the state of Florida has opened monoclonal antibody therapy sites to expand access to these lifesaving treatments. The Department of Health (DOH) continues to open sites statewide, and a current list of sites is below. Locally, the Volusia County site currently available is the Ormond Beach Senior Center and Neighborhood Dining Site, located at 351 Andrews Street in … Continue reading FL Dept. of Health Announces COVID-19 Treatment Centers

INSIDE LOOK: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Rails-to-Trails is a Nationwide Network of Fitness and Outdoor Activity Trails Since 1986, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has worked from coast to coast, supporting the development of thousands of miles of rail-trails for millions to explore and enjoy. … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Local Officer Jason Raynor, Shot While On Patrol, Passes Away

Last night, August 17, 2021, local police officer, Jason Raynor, passed away due to his injuries after being shot while on patrol in June 2021 in Daytona Beach. In a statement released on August 17, the Daytona Beach Police Department stated the following: With his family’s blessing, we regret to inform you that the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officer who was shot nearly two … Continue reading Local Officer Jason Raynor, Shot While On Patrol, Passes Away

Volusia County, FL COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information

This information is subject to change without notice. As more information becomes available, we will continue to make updates. Where to get Cornonavirus COVID-19 Vaccines: Florida has many sites that are providing COVID-19 vaccines, but supplies are limited and appointments may not be available at many of these sites. Vaccines are free to eligible residents. Click here to view the Department of Health vaccine locator … Continue reading Volusia County, FL COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information