Jeep Owners Invited to Jeep Parade to Thank Healthcare Workers

Were you planning on participating in Jeep Beach this April? Unfortunately, due to circumstances surrounding coronavirus COVID-19, the event has been postponed to September 11 – 13, 2020 – but that doesn’t mean you can’t still show off your Jeep! On Friday, April 3, 2020, Jeep enthusiasts are invited by Jeep Beach to participate in a Jeep Parade as a show of support and thanks … Continue reading Jeep Owners Invited to Jeep Parade to Thank Healthcare Workers

CLOSED FL STATE PARKS

Florida State Parks Closed Until Further Notice

UPDATE 3/23/2020 Effective today, Monday, March 23, 2020, all Florida State Parks will be closed and remain closed until further notice due to coronavirus COVID-19. Although Florida State Parks limited their hours and capacity limits last week, this did not create the needed reductions in residents visiting the parks in order to slow the spread of the virus. March 21, 2020 While many Floridians are … Continue reading Florida State Parks Closed Until Further Notice

Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Volusia County is packed with local musical talent! When asked who their favorite band or musician is, locals nominated over 100 acts! Here are the top 5 that always bring the crowds.  All dates listed below are subject to change or cancellation … Continue reading Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

County and Statewide Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

As of April 4, 2020 at 2:30 PM The Florida Department of Health has reported that the latest positive cases of coronavirus COVID-19 totals 11,111. 1,386 of the cases are currently hospitalized. 191 Florida residents have died from COVID-19. 129 of the statewide COVID-19 patients are in Volusia County, including one non-resident. 33 of the cases in Volusia County are hospitalized. Two has died. Governor … Continue reading County and Statewide Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

City of Holly Hill Responds to Coronavirus Concerns

March 20, 2020 Update: In a Facebook post, the City of Holly Hill announced that effective March 20, 2020 at 5 p.m., their city hall will no longer be open to the public pending further notice. Any utilities customers seeking to pay their bills are asked to make payments online or through Amscot located on Nova Road at LPGA Blvd.  The city of Holly Hill … Continue reading City of Holly Hill Responds to Coronavirus Concerns

Volusia County Schools Extends Spring Break

March 17, 2020 UPDATE: In a Facebook post on March 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM, Volusia County Schools announced that all schools within the district will be closed until April 15. This extends the original closure of March 29. This decision was made by the governor and affects the entire state. State testing has been canceled this spring. All extra-curricular activities are and will be … Continue reading Volusia County Schools Extends Spring Break

men and women with hard hats and shovels for community groundbreaking ceremony

Groundbreaking for New Splash Pad at “Babe” James Community Center

City leaders put on their hard hats and grabbed their ceremonial golden shovels on Monday, February 24 at 2 p.m. to mark the first day of construction for a new splash pad at Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center, located at 201 N. Myrtle Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. “It’s wonderful to see a project that has been requested for many years finally become a reality,” … Continue reading Groundbreaking for New Splash Pad at “Babe” James Community Center

2020 Strike It Rich Fundraiser Boasts $10,000 Prize

It’s official – the Kiwanis Foundation of Southeast Volusia County is pleased to announce our annual 2020 Strike It Rich Fundraiser and we want to see you there! Tickets and What’s Included A ticket for $150 gets you dinner for two, open bar, music, dancing and cash prizes. Think of it… instant winners, 50/50, BINGO, Beach Carts of Cheer raffles and a possible grand prize … Continue reading 2020 Strike It Rich Fundraiser Boasts $10,000 Prize

Lively, Fast-Paced Music From Ballets And Operas Featured In ‘Symphonic Dances’ Concert

This March 5th, the St. Augustine Orchestra will focus its Spring Masterworks concert on lively, energetic music composed for operas and ballets from composers Antonin Dvorak, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Borodin and Aaron Copland.  The audience will be carried away by the musical energy of Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances from the Opera Prince Igor; to Rimsky-Korsakov’s Dance of the Tumblers from the Snow Maiden, … Continue reading Lively, Fast-Paced Music From Ballets And Operas Featured In ‘Symphonic Dances’ Concert

The EDGEfest 2020 season rolls on with Pet-A-Palooza

Do you love animals? We sure do – big ones, little ones, furry ones – we love them all! We, the city of Edgewater, have partnered with the Edgewater Animal Shelter and will celebrate animals of all kinds at the annual EDGEfest Pet-A-Palooza. February 22 from 10 AM – 2 PM @ Rotary Park The event will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from … Continue reading The EDGEfest 2020 season rolls on with Pet-A-Palooza