Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins

Turtle nesting season officially starts May 1, which means hundreds of sea turtles will be emerging from the surf to lay eggs on the beach in the next few months. Sea Turtle Nesting Season: May 1 – October 31 Although leatherback and loggerhead sea turtle nesting has already begun on other beaches in southern and central Florida, Volusia County managed beaches have yet to receive … Continue reading Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins

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This Weekend: Events in Volusia County (Apr 30 – May 2)

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. Follow the links below the events or see the featured flyers for more information. Friday, April 30: Food Trucks in NSB Food and … Continue reading This Weekend: Events in Volusia County (Apr 30 – May 2)

How To Festival

Coming soon to a library YouTube channel near you! Local experts, hobbyists and librarians will share their passions and offer instructions during 24 free, online programs offered on May 1 and 2. This year’s How-to Festival will be presented virtually with a collection of how-to videos created by library staff. Round up your family and learn something new together! Participants can pick up tips on how … Continue reading How To Festival

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Learn Wild Facts on Local Eco-Tours

Feature photo by Sherry Taylor, Daytona/NSB Discovery Map Did you know alligator snapping turtles laugh so hard, no sounds come out? Just kidding! The fact is these guys do not have vocal cords. Also like most turtles, they make a range of hissing sounds (think air escaping a balloon). So, why are their mouths agape all the time? Because alligator snapping turtles are ambush predators. … Continue reading Learn Wild Facts on Local Eco-Tours

Get Rid of Unwanted Meds: It’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This Saturday is the 20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which means Volusia County residents can safely rid your homes of unwanted medications to help reduce accidental or intentional misuse. VSO To Collect Unwanted Meds Saturday at District Offices National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is 10 a.m. -2 p.m. For Saturday’s Take Back Day, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Volusia … Continue reading Get Rid of Unwanted Meds: It’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Events Happening this Weekend in Volusia County (Apr 16 – 18)

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. FRIDAY, April 16 Rock the Beach – Spring Tribute Series 4/16, 4/30 and 5/8 from 7 – 11:30 PM @ The Hard Rock … Continue reading Events Happening this Weekend in Volusia County (Apr 16 – 18)

Top 5 Brunch Spots in Volusia County

Spring has sprung and there is nothing better than to enjoy the beautiful weather at your favorite brunch spot with bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys and delectable dishes! These top 5 places are where locals love to go to get their brunch on!  Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Ask … Continue reading Top 5 Brunch Spots in Volusia County

New Alert for Local Scam using Uber Drivers

In a new twist on a common crime, scam artists are now sending Uber drivers or other couriers straight to their victims’ homes to pick up thousands of dollars in cash. Alert issued as scammers hire Uber drivers to pick up cash from victims; Sheriff Chitwood offers $25K  The Volusia Sheriff’s Office has seen three similar cases over the past month, and a fourth was … Continue reading New Alert for Local Scam using Uber Drivers

County Residents Receive Sexual Predator Alert in Error

This afternoon, many Volusia County residents received a text alert in error notifying them of a sexual predator who moved within 1,000 feet of their residence. This alert went to users across Volusia County instead of only those within the defined radius of the address. A follow-up text alert was just sent correcting the error, and clarifying information has also been posted on the Sheriff’s Office Twitter and Facebook accounts. The … Continue reading County Residents Receive Sexual Predator Alert in Error

2021 Easter Events and Services in Volusia County

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the events. Volusia County Easter Events for Kids, Families and Adults in 2021 Spring Family Fest Saturday, March 27 @ 1 – 4 PM 1851 … Continue reading 2021 Easter Events and Services in Volusia County