FAC Honors Local Libraries

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing temporary library closures in March and creating an uncertain future, the Volusia County Public Library was faced with a challenge: how to keep children reading and engaged during summer vacation and beyond. The librarians from the children’s and teen sections put on their thinking caps and envisioned a contact-free library system. They had their work cut out for them. Not … Continue reading FAC Honors Local Libraries

COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opens in Deltona

The County of Volusia, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia), will hold a COVID-19 vaccination event for individuals age 65 and older from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7 and 8, at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona. January 7 – 8 @ Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, Registration Required Only the … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opens in Deltona

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Lyonia Preserve

Weather conditions are favorable in upcoming weeks for a prescribed burn in Lyonia Preserve, Deltona. The five-acre burn, which will be conducted by Volusia County Land Management, will take place on the east side of Providence Road. No trail closures are anticipated.  Prescribed Burn Planned for West Volusia Prescribed burns are weather dependent with advance notice typically provided 48 hour or less in advance.  The … Continue reading Prescribed Burn Planned for Lyonia Preserve

Explore Volusia January Programs

Learn about Volusia County’s conservation lands and land management practices during free Explore Volusia programs. Environmental specialists will lead a variety of outdoor adventures.  With social distancing in mind, each program will be limited to eight persons. Participants must register at least 48 hours before the program. Only registrants will be allowed to participate. To register, call 386-736-5927. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED // CALL 386-736-5927 Hickory … Continue reading Explore Volusia January Programs

Volusia County Holiday solid waste schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Day

The following contains the list of city and county solid waste pick up schedules that have been announced. Cities will be added as they make announcements, and may not be available yet at this time. If you have any questions, please contact your city officials directly. Holiday solid waste schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Day Unincorporated Volusia County There will be no garbage, recycling, … Continue reading Volusia County Holiday solid waste schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Day

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Volusia County Animal Services Seeking Volunteers

Looking to volunteer your time and serve your community? Volusia County Animal Services may be just what you’re looking for. Animal Services is seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of functions – everything from lending a hand in the animal clinic and at public events to helping at pet shelters during declared emergencies. Volunteer with Volusia County Animal Services When it comes to volunteer … Continue reading Volusia County Animal Services Seeking Volunteers

Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

Looking for delicious food at a local establishment to celebrate the holidays? Don’t want to cook this year? These restaurants in Volusia County area are advertising that they will be open for sit-down dinners, to-go orders, grab and go meals and specials. This is a comprehensive list of restaurants that have advertised they will be open, but does not necessarily include every restaurant that will … Continue reading Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

DeBary Reverse Christmas Parade

DeBary is excited to announce they will be holding a Reverse Christmas Parade “Winter Nights & Magical Lights” on Sunday, December 13th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Gemini Springs Park. Dec 13 from 6 – 8 PM @ Gemini Springs Park, DeBary Gemini Springs Park will be lit up with a Laser Light Show, Light Displays and Floats decked out in lights for families to … Continue reading DeBary Reverse Christmas Parade

Orange City Santa through the Neighborhoods

In a partnership with the North Pole, the Orange City Fire Department has made arrangements for Santa to make an appearance in Orange City neighborhoods from December 4 through December 6. Due to his hectic schedule, Santa will not stop but will drive by waving and wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas. Santa will begin his journey each night at 5:30 p.m. and end at … Continue reading Orange City Santa through the Neighborhoods