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County Proposes Changes to E-Bike Regulations on the Beach

Photo Courtesy of: Flaunt Electric Vehicles An official update from Volusia County: It’s often said that Volusia County’s world-famous coastline offers something for everyone. On Tuesday, February 16, the County Council took a preliminary step towards designating space for electric bikes, one-wheel scooters and other electric motorized devices to operate on parts of the beach. Tuesday’s preliminary action, which must come back to the council … Continue reading County Proposes Changes to E-Bike Regulations on the Beach

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Think Yourself Well

You would be kidding yourself if you thought you weren’t emotionally affected in some way by the anxiety and fears we are all forced to deal with right now. What we all need to do is more self-care. Stop the inner guilt trips about eating or drinking a little too much or watching too many movies or playing on your computer. We are all in … Continue reading Think Yourself Well

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Volusia County Events Happening this Weekend (Feb 19 – 21)

FRIDAY, February 19 Movie Under the Stars, War With Grandpa – JUST ANNOUNCED – RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 19 5:30 PM @ Kenneth Parker Amphitheater, Port Orange City Center Join Port Orange Community Trust for a safe family fun event! Games & giveaways, food, snacks and of course. Shades will be there! Tanger Outlets Carnival February 18 through 28 @ Tanger Outlets, 1100 Cornerstone Blvd.Daytona Beach, … Continue reading Volusia County Events Happening this Weekend (Feb 19 – 21)

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How Are Your Kids Coping During COVID-19?

I’ve always looked forward to having a great relationship with my children, bonus kids and youth that I encounter on a daily basis. Over the past year, I’ve noticed that so many of our youth were not as happy or engaged. I am a strong believer in them finding a safe space to express and relieve some of the stress of everyday life. Our youth … Continue reading How Are Your Kids Coping During COVID-19?

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Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

Photo Courtesy of: Flaunt Electric Vehicles Volusia’s history of beach driving dates back to the 1800s. According to the New Smyrna Beach Visitors Bureau website, VisitNSBFL.com, “in August 1889, the town’s 300-foot-wide stretch of sand was marked ‘Beach Street’ and dedicated for a public highway. The first car was driven on New Smyrna’s beach around 1904.” There are old photographs that show picnicking visitors standing … Continue reading Volusia’s Beach Driving: E-Bikes and Onewheel are Prohibited

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

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Volusia County Animal Services Seeking Volunteers

Looking to volunteer your time and serve your community? Volusia County Animal Services may be just what you’re looking for. Animal Services is seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of functions – everything from lending a hand in the animal clinic and at public events to helping at pet shelters during declared emergencies. Volunteer with Volusia County Animal Services When it comes to volunteer … Continue reading Volusia County Animal Services Seeking Volunteers

Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

Looking for delicious food at a local establishment to celebrate the holidays? Don’t want to cook this year? These restaurants in Volusia County area are advertising that they will be open for sit-down dinners, to-go orders, grab and go meals and specials. This is a comprehensive list of restaurants that have advertised they will be open, but does not necessarily include every restaurant that will … Continue reading Volusia County Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

Ponce Inlet Virtual Tree Lighting

Friday, December 4, on Facebook at 6:00 pm Join The Town of Ponce Inlet on Facebook as they welcome the holiday season by lighting the Town Christmas Tree! There will be no in-person Santa visit at the Fire Department or Community Center this year, nor a Christmas Parade. But be on the lookout as he will be riding in style through the neighborhoods of Ponce … Continue reading Ponce Inlet Virtual Tree Lighting

“The Heart of Ponce Inlet” Food, Pet and Toy Collections

A food and dry goods drive for our neighbors in need, our four legged friends, and a toy drive for children of all ages. From November 9th until December 18th this year, items for donation may be dropped off in Ponce Inlet at: Town Hall, Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 4300 South Atlantic Avenue Police Department everyday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 4301 South … Continue reading “The Heart of Ponce Inlet” Food, Pet and Toy Collections