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Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

Photo Courtesy of: Flaunt Electric Vehicles Volusia’s history of beach driving dates back to the 1800s. According to the New Smyrna Beach Visitors Bureau website, VisitNSBFL.com, “in August 1889, the town’s 300-foot-wide stretch of sand was marked ‘Beach Street’ and dedicated for a public highway. The first car was driven on New Smyrna’s beach around 1904.” There are old photographs that show picnicking visitors standing … Continue reading Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

Daytona Beach Commissioners approve Bike Week Master Plan

The 80th anniversary of Bike Week is happening in Daytona Beach this March 5 – 14, 2021 with plans in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2021 Bike Week will Take Place in Daytona Beach City commissioners approved the Bike Week 2021 Private Property Master Plan submitted by the Daytona Beach Regional Chamber’s Bike Week Festival Task Force at their Jan. 20 commission meeting. … Continue reading Daytona Beach Commissioners approve Bike Week Master Plan

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

COVID-19 Vaccination Site opens Monday in Volusia County

On Monday, Jan. 4, the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) in partnership with the City of Daytona Beach will begin vaccinating people age 65 and older. Vaccination Clinic from January 4 – 5 at Daytona Stadium The first vaccination clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 4-5 at Daytona Stadium, 3917 LPGA Blvd, Daytona Beach. There will be more … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination Site opens Monday in Volusia County

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Prescribed burn set for Longleaf Pine Preserve

A message from Volusia County Community Information Volusia County’s Land Management personnel will conduct a 13-acre prescribed burn today, Dec. 29, in Longleaf Pine Preserve, New Smyrna Beach. The burn will take place north of Pioneer Trail off Far East Airstrip Road. There will be no impact to trails or public use.  The prescribed burn planned for Lyonia Preserve today has been canceled.  Historically, nature … Continue reading Prescribed burn set for Longleaf Pine Preserve

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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

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State-run COVID-19 testing extended through January

Thanks to the state and the City of New Smyrna Beach, COVID-19 testing provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management will continue through Jan. 31. The site, located at the City Gym, 1000 Live Oak St., New Smyrna Beach, was initially scheduled to close at the end of the month. COVID-19 Testing Available Through January in Volusia County “We’re just so thankful for the … Continue reading State-run COVID-19 testing extended through January

Events THIS Weekend in Volusia County

Find a listing of events all over town happening THIS WEEKEND, November 7 and 8, here: Follow the link of each event title to find more info, details, pricing and locations. SATURDAY: First Saturday Events on Canal Street 10 AM – 4 PM Canal Street, NSB Art Vendors & FREE Live Entertainment, Gallery Openings, Artists Workshop on Canal and Galleries on Riverside Drive and Douglas … Continue reading Events THIS Weekend in Volusia County

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New State Executive Order Removes Most COVID-19 Occupancy Restrictions on Restaurants and Businesses

 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-244 on Friday,  September 25, 2020, and transitioned the State to Phase 3 of the COVID-19 reopening process. Effective  upon issuance, the new Executive Order:  Removes state-level restrictions on businesses, such as restaurants.   Provides that no COVID-19 emergency ordinance may prevent an individual from working or  operating a business.   Provides that restaurants may not be limited by a … Continue reading New State Executive Order Removes Most COVID-19 Occupancy Restrictions on Restaurants and Businesses

The Fate of 2020 Biketoberfest

On Wednesday evening, September 9, 2020, the Daytona Beach City Commission voted on the fate of the upcoming Biketoberfest event, held annually in Daytona Beach. The commission had concerns over whether or not to allow the event to be held this year, due to COVID-19. According to Biketoberfest.org, “Biketoberfest is not one event, but a collection of activities that take place at venues and businesses … Continue reading The Fate of 2020 Biketoberfest