This Weekend 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 This Weekend in Volusia County

Conservation Science Coordinator Jessy Wayles overlooks the marsh in 2015 during Marsh Madness

Marine Discovery Center’s Restored Salt Marsh Hits Milestone

Text/Photos by Lisa D. Mickey, Marine Discovery Center Earlier this spring, the restored salt marsh at the Marine Discovery Center hit an important milestone. The on-site Mosquito Lagoon Marine Enhancement Center (MEC), a partnership between the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), MDC and others, harvested its 20,000th plant from the donor marsh. The new harvest mark was set when Dr. Linda Walters and her … Continue reading Marine Discovery Center’s Restored Salt Marsh Hits Milestone

Weekend 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 Weekend Events in Volusia County

Harlem Globetrotters Plan Stop at Ocean Center Daytona Beach

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their newly reimagined Spread Game tour to over 150 cities this year and Ocean Center is on the list of stops. Catch all the action in-person at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24. The Spread Game Tour is a basketball event like no other. Ankle-breaking moves, jaw-dropping swag, and rim-rattling dunks are only some of the thrill you can expect … Continue reading Harlem Globetrotters Plan Stop at Ocean Center Daytona Beach

Top 5 Best Natural Springs in Florida

Our state has over 700 natural springs. Each day, eight billion gallons of water flows from our underground aquifer at a constant 72-degrees. With so many to choose from, it’s easy to find a refreshing watering hole to beat the summer heat. Here are the locals’ top 5 favorite spots, both near and a little farther, to dive in! Ask a Local – Best Natural … Continue reading Top 5 Best Natural Springs in Florida

This Weekend in Volusia (7/16 – 7/18)

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 (7/16 – 7/18)

Volusia County’s Public Safety Radio System to get $24.6 Million Upgrade

Years in the making, a $24.6 million upgrade to Volusia County’s public safety radio system earned the County Council’s unanimous approval in June. Volusia County First Responders to get Radio System Upgrade All first responders in Volusia County – law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services – rely on the radio system to communicate with each other in the field, receive real-time updates and stay … Continue reading Volusia County’s Public Safety Radio System to get $24.6 Million Upgrade

Weird Florida and Unusual Local Attractions – Volusia County

Text and Featured Photo by Sherry Taylor, Discover Maps of Daytona and NSB As the third most populous state in the country and second most touristed behind California, Florida gets a surprisingly kooky rap. Contrary to the sunshine state’s moniker and popular belief, mass heat stroke is not to blame. Weird stuff happens wherever people happen. Florida’s population has skyrocketed 11 times over 1940 census … Continue reading Weird Florida and Unusual Local Attractions – Volusia County

I Can’t Adult Today

While we are in the process of simplifying our lives, it has taken lots of work – both mental and physical, and I have never felt so worn out from all the “simplifying.”  We sold our house and moved into a friend’s house until our new house is built. My husband, David, changed his salon location to Venetian Bay, and took a part in the … Continue reading I Can’t Adult Today

Pavilion at Port Orange Carnival

The Pavilion at Port Orange is hosting a carnival with rides this Friday, July 9, through Sunday, July 11, and Tuesday, July 13, through Sunday, July 18. Pavilion at Port Orange Carnival Hours and Pricing July 9-11 and July 13 – 18 Located at the Pavilion at Port Orange, 5501 S. Williamson Blvd., Port Orange, FL 32128 Free Parking and Free Admission Pavilion at Port … Continue reading Pavilion at Port Orange Carnival