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Register for Summer Driver Education at All High Schools

Registration for Summer Driver Education Begins May 9 Registration for the 2019 Summer Driver Education program begins on Thursday, May 9, at all high schools.  Students interested in earning credit in Driver Education must register at their home high school. There is no fee for the program and students will earn a ½ elective credit and a paperless waiver of the road test for an … Continue reading Register for Summer Driver Education at All High Schools

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Pot or Not? The Green Debate

*The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. There’s been a great debate brewing over marijuana for decades, and it’s finally coming to a head as 10 states have now legalized both recreational and medicinal marijuana, and another 23 states have legalized medical marijuana only. It’s about time … Continue reading Pot or Not? The Green Debate

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New Smyrna Beach Food Festival

April 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm The 11th annual New Smyrna Beach Food Festival will fill the beach side from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, April 18th, along Flagler Avenue. Diners may sample taste-sized portions of Volusia County restaurants’ best dishes priced from $3 to $5 and enjoy live entertainment along the Avenue.  Restaurants will be competing for the coveted “Best on the Beach” award.   For … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Food Festival

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Why I Choose CBD

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. This will be my first article, as the editor of this magazine, where I am going to get personal and share my own experience with you. It’s about CBD and how it changed my life. First, I want to be … Continue reading Why I Choose CBD

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Free Trees in Celebration of Earth Day

April 27 from 11 AM – 2 PM @ Riverwalk Park Come out to the City of Port Orange Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 27 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Riverwalk Park! At the celebration, find the right bike for you, or get on that perfect stand up paddle board or kayak, participate in some yoga, build a craft, get a tree, … Continue reading Free Trees in Celebration of Earth Day

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Weekend Blues

Ever After Blueberry Farm – Mims, Florida To me, nothing announces the arrival of warm weather more than fresh fruit, and what better way to get that produce to your table than to pick it yourself? Blueberry Picking Season Opens April Being well into spring with summer rapidly approaching, Floridians have been getting our share of warmth for a while now. Thanks to a strange … Continue reading Weekend Blues

One for the History Books

Dudley Farm Historic State Park, Newberry Photos/Text by Kelsey Walters  Family Activities Near Gainesville Many people think of the Sunshine State as a land of sunburnt tourists, teeming with gators and home to the world’s most famous mouse.  Before Walt Disney settled into Central Florida and made it one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, Florida had a lengthy history of war, exploration and … Continue reading One for the History Books

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Lost Lagoon Wings and Grill

Beach-themed American bar & grill featuring a menu of wings, burgers & seafood, plus TVs & a patio. 2004 N Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 (386) 366-3360 Hours: Mon – Thu: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri – Sat: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday Brunch: Brunch Buffet – $12.99 Lost Lagoon’s brunch buffet is served from … Continue reading Lost Lagoon Wings and Grill

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Local Favorite Ice Cream Parlor in Business for 10 Years in Port Orange

Let’s play a game called, “How Well do You Know your Neighbors?” Did you know that one of your neighbors is a local general store with gifts, lottery, a post office AND over 30 flavors of delicious homemade ice cream right in your back yard? And, it has been open for over 10 years?! Neighbors Ice Cream Parlor and General Store is that place! Located … Continue reading Local Favorite Ice Cream Parlor in Business for 10 Years in Port Orange