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

INSIDE LOOK: Riverside Conservancy

Flooding, shoreline erosion and extreme weather negatively affect Florida’s natural resources, livelihood and the health of coastal and inland communities. Throughout Florida’s estuaries and rivers, polluted runoff has contributed to harmful algal blooms and threatened the quality of life of riverfront communities. Riverside Conservancy helps meet the need of providing vibrant/resilient communities, combating stormwater pollution, increasing coastal resource stewardship opportunities, and providing special places and … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Riverside Conservancy

Giving Back is Easy with Give Back Box

This year, a lot of people turned to online shopping and home delivery services to fill their retail needs. If you find yourself with an abundance of boxes and want to clear out space by donating gently used items, it is much easier than you think to make a difference. Reuse Shipping Boxes to Donate Items with Give Back Box Give Back Box provides vendor … Continue reading Giving Back is Easy with Give Back Box

AdventHealth Opens Clinics for Pioneering Antibody Therapies for COVID-19 Patients

AdventHealth has opened a clinic offering monoclonal antibody therapies. The 11-chair outpatient infusion unit, located on the AdventHealth Orlando campus, is treating adult patients with the monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab, as well as a combination therapy of the monoclonal antibody treatments casirivimab and imdevimab, commonly known as Regeneron. Both treatments are intended for those who have developed COVID-19 symptoms within the past 10 days, are not … Continue reading AdventHealth Opens Clinics for Pioneering Antibody Therapies for COVID-19 Patients

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

Tiano’s Adds Second Volusia County Location

ONE DAYTONA announced that Tiano’s will open a new location in the outdoor lifestyle and entertainment center’s high-energy Victory Circle. Tiano’s expanded beyond its New Smyrna Beach location to open a full-serve Italian restaurant in the former MidiCi: Italian Kitchen space. Offering lunch and dinner, the approximately 4,000-square-foot restaurant will feature indoor and outdoor dining. Tiano’s, a family-run establishment, will offer its authentic Italian cuisine … Continue reading Tiano’s Adds Second Volusia County Location

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

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