Lucky’s Market Finds Success in Ormond Beach but the City Must Seek New Opportunities Following the Announcement of Statewide Closures

Lucky’s Market announced yesterday that they will be closing all of their Florida store locations by February 12th, including the Ormond Beach store. The announcement follows Lucky’s primary backer, Kroger, disclosing plans to divest its ownership share in December and is not a reflection of the Ormond Beach store’s individual performance. Lucky’s Market considered the Ormond Beach store to be a very successful location, exceeding … Continue reading Lucky’s Market Finds Success in Ormond Beach but the City Must Seek New Opportunities Following the Announcement of Statewide Closures

Cultural Council Issues Call for Public Art

Florida artists are invited to submit two and three-dimensional works of art for possible display in Daytona Beach Regional Airport’s terminal, which is undergoing major renovations. The Volusia County Council has allocated $65,000 for the purchase or commissioning of artwork to be displayed in six designated public areas.The Cultural Council of Volusia County, which oversees the county’s Art in Public Places program, will review proposals and … Continue reading Cultural Council Issues Call for Public Art

County Libraries Expand Hours

TheVolusia County Public Library system will ring in the new year with expanded hours to accommodate the increasing demand for library services. Libraries Offering Longer Hours as of January 2, 2020 The six regional libraries will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. These libraries are: Daytona Beach Regional … Continue reading County Libraries Expand Hours

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First Saturday Ormond Art Walk

Address: East and West Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL 32175 Presented By: Ormond Beach MainStreet Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday from 5 – 8 PM Locations: Ocean Art Gallery, Frame of Mind, Arts on Granada, Thays Art Gallery, Ocean Child Boutique, The Pocket Jeweler Ormond Beach celebrates culture with six gallery stops featuring over 100 artists. Most of the artwork is handcrafted by local fine artists, but … Continue reading First Saturday Ormond Art Walk

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Affordable and Reliable Airport Rides Now Available

B’ On Time Concierge is your answer to reliable transportation, especially during the holiday season. There is nothing more hectic than traveling during the holidays, and this local company sets themselves apart from all your other choices. They specialize in scheduled-in-advance rides. What is the concierge difference? Every client will receive a phone call the day before their scheduled pick up, so the driver can … Continue reading Affordable and Reliable Airport Rides Now Available

W.I.N.E. December Networking Event

Women Into Networking Every day…W.I.N.E. On Monday, December 9, 2019, the ECC Ladies held an exclusive networking event for women at Half Wall Brewery in New Smyrna Beach. Admission to the event included: Complimentary appetizers from the chefs at Half Wall Drink Specials  A chance to Win Fabulous Prizes  Opportunity to Network with other Professional Women in the Area  Music by DJ Jukebox Bully 5 Minute Mini Massages … Continue reading W.I.N.E. December Networking Event

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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

Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month. Sometimes you’re craving your favorite meal, but can’t make it out of the house or office. Here are the top five restaurants locals love and are begging to offer a delivery service!  THE TACO SHACK  642 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach  … Continue reading Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

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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