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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

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Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades

Wilkie’s Pest Control is making the southeast Volusia holiday parades extra special again this year with some incredible giveaways!  How to Win: As part of their “Wilkie Wonka” themed float in the New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill parades this December, Wilkie’s Pest Control will be handing out candy bars to kids – with a chance at a surprise golden ticket inside. All you … Continue reading Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades

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NSB Economic Development Plan Update

The recent growth and development in the city of New Smyrna Beach does not go unnoticed. Driving along State Road 44, locals and visitors can observe new residential neighborhoods, like Coastal Woods and Beacon Luxury Apartments. Commercial construction is also ongoing, like the recently the completed Publix expansion and brand new Kid City USA preschool. The city is working to update the Economic Development Plan … Continue reading NSB Economic Development Plan Update

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B’ On Time Concierge Opens in New Smyrna Beach

One of the most unique companies has recently opened their doors to service clients in New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding areas. B’ On Time Concierge is your answer to reliable transportation, including rides to the airport, non-emergency medical appointments and even a scheduled outing or event. They specialize in scheduled-in-advance transportation to and from all airports and cruise ports with the ability to accommodate … Continue reading B’ On Time Concierge Opens in New Smyrna Beach

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Wild Turkeys Featured In November Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

Wild turkeys will be the featured topic at the Marine Discovery Center’s November monthly lecture series. Native Floridian Ed Northey will discuss “Turkey Talk: The Habits and Habitats of Florida’s Wild Turkeys” in his presentation. Thursday, Nov. 21 @ 6 p.m. – Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Boulevard, New Smyrna Beach A lifelong outdoorsman, Northey is an Environmental Specialist III and district National Pollutant Discharge … Continue reading Wild Turkeys Featured In November Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

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Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

Photos // Text by Kelsey Walters Perrine’s Produce, a family owned and operated fruit and vegetable market that has served Volusia County for 30 years, opened their newest and largest location in Port Orange in early November. Perrine’s Produce Opens New Port Orange Location in Former Food Lion Perrine’s Produce has a longstanding location in New Smyrna Beach (1044 N. Dixie Freeway) as well as … Continue reading Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

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Off-Season Beach Ramp Schedule Begins November

Beginning Friday, November 1, the following Volusia County beach ramps will be open daily: Granada Boulevard Cardinal Drive Harvard Drive Williams Avenue University Boulevard Seabreeze Boulevard International Speedway Boulevard Silver Beach Avenue Florida Shores Boulevard Dunlawton Boulevard Beach Street Beachway Avenue Crawford Road Flagler Avenue 3rd Avenue 27th Avenue The ramps at Milsap Road and Emilia Avenue will be open only on weekends. All other … Continue reading Off-Season Beach Ramp Schedule Begins November

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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

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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