Treetop Trek – Daytona Beach Zipline Adventure

In the heart of Daytona, just down the street from the famed Daytona International Speedway, there’s something lurking in the trees in Tuscawilla Park. Unless you’re as out of shape as I am, it’s not as scary as it sounds.  Tuscawilla wasn’t always a go-to destination in the area, but a Central Florida company has brought a new sense of adventure to the park. Zoom … Continue reading Treetop Trek – Daytona Beach Zipline Adventure

Shark Attacks Drop During Coronavirus Lockdown

Shark attack numbers have sunk to dramatic lows, likely a side effect of closed beaches and widespread quarantines, according to experts at the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File. Summer Shark Bites Down in 2020 Only 18 unprovoked shark bites have been confirmed globally from Jan. 1 to June 18, down from 24 over the same time period in 2019 and 28 in 2018. … Continue reading Shark Attacks Drop During Coronavirus Lockdown

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DRILL IT

Think military accents, green khaki, camouflage print, utility suits and combat style boots. This trend has been around for a very long time now, but this season fashion labels are “soldiered up” and on a mission to revamp the military look. It can be styled to look bold, edgy, sophisticated and even chic. I can definitely salute to this.  GET THE LOOK  Green Khakis @forever21 … Continue reading DRILL IT

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Watch the Weather, Wait to Water

Volusia County’s Environmental Management Division is encouraging residents who irrigate their lawns to take advantage of the summer rainy season and “watch the weather, wait to water.” Use Natural Rain Fall for Lawn Irrigation From July through September, yards need no more than a half-inch to three-quarters inch of water up to two times a week. If your lawn has received enough water from rainfall, … Continue reading Watch the Weather, Wait to Water

Volusia County Public Library Receives $2,500 Grant

Florida Humanities awarded grants to 12 Florida public libraries through Life, Liberty + Libraries, a collaborative grant program in partnership with PBS Books. The Volusia County Public Library system received a $2,500 inaugural grant, which was matched by Volusia County Council. Florida Humanities and PBS Books partnered to create Life, Liberties + Libraries, making available up to $2,500 in funding to support the purchase of … Continue reading Volusia County Public Library Receives $2,500 Grant

FREE COVID-19 Testing Available by Appointment in Volusia County

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is offering free COVID-19 testing by appointment.  To make an appointment, people should call the location where they’d like to be tested between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Appointments are being scheduled through July 24.  Testing will be available by appointment at these locations, weather permitting:• 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach – Call (386) … Continue reading FREE COVID-19 Testing Available by Appointment in Volusia County

Volusia County Face Mask Requirements and Recommendations

Things are ever-changing these days when it comes to public health. Currently the state of Florida and Volusia County do not have a statewide or countywide face covering mandate. That leaves the decision up to individual cities and towns to make a decision on what they will require or recommend. Are you looking for face mask requirements in Volusia County? For information on each city’s … Continue reading Volusia County Face Mask Requirements and Recommendations

INSIDE LOOK: Serene Pavers & Stonescapes

Q: What inspired you to open this family-runned business?  A: This was my hobby while I was in the restaurant business for 20+ years. I decided to do some jobs in my free time. Then I realized I can do what I love, not work nights, weekends or holidays and make money.  Q: When did you first open your doors?  A: We opened in 2003. … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Serene Pavers & Stonescapes