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Volusia Libraries Waive Fines for Food

Here’s a novel way to pay off your library fines! Volusia County’s public library branches will accept food for fines from November 17 through 30. Patrons with late fees will receive a $1 reduction of overdue fines up to $25 for each undamaged, unexpired boxed or canned nonperishable food item they bring to the library. Donated food will be used to refill local food banks … Continue reading Volusia Libraries Waive Fines for Food

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2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades

Parades are in order of date and time, and not categorized by area. TOMOKA BOAT PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 – 9 PM  Route: visible from the River Grille, Ormond Beach.  SANTA PAWS PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue CHRISTMAS CRAZY CAR PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 7 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue HOLLY HILL  SAT, DEC 7 @ 10 … Continue reading 2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades

Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month. Sometimes you’re craving your favorite meal, but can’t make it out of the house or office. Here are the top five restaurants locals love and are begging to offer a delivery service!  THE TACO SHACK  642 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach  … Continue reading Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

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It’s Time to Change More than your Clock

You know the old saying, “Spring forward, fall back.” It reminds us to turn our clocks ahead in the spring and back in the fall. This year, daylight saving time ends and standard time resumed Sunday, Nov. 3. Fall Watering Schedule in Volusia County This is also the day when Volusia County’s lawn watering schedules changed, so make sure you reset your automatic sprinklers. Residents … Continue reading It’s Time to Change More than your Clock

DeLand Original Music Festival

November 2 from 1 PM to 1 AM throughout downtown DeLand More than 160  independent acts featured on 23 stages held throughout the historic downtown district of DeLand consisting of: Rock Folk Blues Americana Jazz Punk Electronic Hip Hop Country and more. Organized by the Songwriters Showcases of America. Click here for more info on the event and a full schedule. Continue reading DeLand Original Music Festival

A Night of Glamour & Gore

Saturday, October 26 from 7 – 11 PM Georgia Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720 Join us for a night of Glamour & Gore on Georgia Avenue – the biggest costume party in Volusia County! More than $1k in costume prizes to be awarded. Live music with JCMD at Cafe DaVinci and good times on Georgia Avenue. Unlimited admission to the Haunted Hollow (Haunted House) will be … Continue reading A Night of Glamour & Gore

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Take Time Saturday to Drop Off Unwanted Medicines

The Volusia Sheriff’s Office is collecting your unwanted, unused prescription medication at their five district offices Saturday (Oct. 26) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.  Sheriff’s Office Will Collect Prescription Drugs at District Offices Vape pens or other e-cigarette devices can also be dropped off – only after the batteries are removed from the devices. If the consumer … Continue reading Take Time Saturday to Drop Off Unwanted Medicines

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Boycott Bottled Water: Nestlé Seeks Permit To Get Free Spring Water

*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. In America, the free market is a powerful force. The “invisible hand” is at work in every corner of our lives, and the choices we make on a daily basis can shift the fortunes of entire industries. In an era where … Continue reading Boycott Bottled Water: Nestlé Seeks Permit To Get Free Spring Water

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Haunted Hollow Experience

October 23, 2019 – November 2, 2019 Admission: $8-$10 Address: Artisan Alley Garage DeLand, FL Dare to be scared (or not) this Halloween season! Happening at Artisan Alley Garage in Downtown DeLand, Haunted Hollow brings 11 nights of an epic haunted house experience for adults with a milder side for younger children. Weeknights from 6 to 10 p.m. and weekend, 6 to 10 p.m.   Tickets: Visit EventBrite.com for tickets. … Continue reading Haunted Hollow Experience

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Kicks 4 Guns: Turn In Unwanted Firearms for Gift Cards

Volusia Sheriff’s Office Hosts Annual Event – No ID Required, and No Questions Asked If you’ve got an unwanted gun and aren’t sure how to safely get rid of it, here’s your chance: The Volusia Sheriff’s Office is rounding up unwanted firearms Thursday (Oct. 24) in Deltona in exchange for a $50 Walmart gift card.   Central Florida’s Kicks 4 Guns is a crime-fighting program that aims … Continue reading Kicks 4 Guns: Turn In Unwanted Firearms for Gift Cards