King of the Grill

SATURDAY from 12 – 6 PM Admission: $5 Entry – Children Under 10 Free, Active Retired Military Free – $15 Amateur Grilling Card (includes Entry) Riverfront Park – Rockefeller Gardens at the Casements, 25 Riverside Drive Ormond Beach, FL 32174 Join the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce’s popular King of the Grill Cook Off event along the shore of the Halifax River! This event consists of … Continue reading King of the Grill

Resiliency is Key to Florida’s Water Crisis

Featured photo by Max Bressan Florida’s coastal communities are experiencing an ecological water crisis. Locals who live along the coastlines know paradise is in trouble. Among the threats: toxic blue algae and red tide, aging septic systems threaten vulnerable inland waterways; polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee, offshore drilling and unchecked development and repeated lack of government funding. Florida stands at a historic environmental crossroads.  Impacts … Continue reading Resiliency is Key to Florida’s Water Crisis

Advisories Issued for Potential Tropical Cyclone

We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, centered over the Central Bahamas Elsewhere over the Atlantic basin on this Friday morning, a tropical wave is located midway between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles, producing a large but disorganized area of cloudiness and showers. Conditions are expected … Continue reading Advisories Issued for Potential Tropical Cyclone

Volusia Dining Days

Volusia Dining Days (September 13 – 22) is a 10-day celebration of culinary excellence for Volusia restaurants. During VDD, participating restaurants offer special three-course menu options and fixed pricing, a great opportunity for residents and visitors alike to indulge in the area’s finest cuisine! No reservations, tickets or passes required. Pricing for the event is $10-$15 for a 2-course lunch, and $20,$25, $30 or $35 … Continue reading Volusia Dining Days

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City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

The city received state recognition at the annual Florida Festival and Events Conference in Naples, Florida, for two of its programs. With over 500 applications and only 50 award winners, the Enviro Camp placed first in the category of Educational Programs. Originally a four-week summer camp program for children ages seven to 10, Enviro Camp has grown in popularity and now runs for eight weeks … Continue reading City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

W.I.N.E. – Women into Networking Every Day

Join the ladies of East Coast Current at an exclusive women’s networking event on Monday, September 23, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Half Wall on State Road 44 in New Smyrna Beach. September 23 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM @ Half Wall 44 Your $5 cash admission includes complimentary appetizers from the chefs at The Half Wall, drink specials, live entertainment, a … Continue reading W.I.N.E. – Women into Networking Every Day

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Cleaning Up After The Storm

AFTER THE STORM – Hurricane Dorian Please separate storm debris into these categories: HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE Perishable items, such as food and normal household waste, will be collected by your regular garbage service provider. This type of garbage will have priority service. Service may be interrupted due to road closures. Normal recycling collection will resume as soon as possible, but all other services have priority. YARD … Continue reading Cleaning Up After The Storm

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After the Storm: Trash and Yard Waste Collection

This list is comprised of all information available at this time. As more information becomes available it will be added. City of Ormond Beach The City of Ormond Beach will resume our normal garbage pickup schedule Thursday, Sept. 5. City of Edgewater Household garbage schedule If regular garbage pick-up days are Monday and Thursday, pickups will be made on Thursday only. If regular garbage pick-up … Continue reading After the Storm: Trash and Yard Waste Collection

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Hunker Down

Nature is a force to be reckoned with. I am good on reckoning with nature personally. Hurricane season is looming – commence some weather forecaster making us feel like it’s the apocalypse. I mean, yeah, it’s not good… but come on. If the forecast calls for NOT the apocalypse, then a hunker down may be in order. If the hunkering is the case, then you … Continue reading Hunker Down