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Changes to COVID Mask Wearing Guidelines at The Little Theatre of NSB

A statement from The Little Theatre The safety of all of our patrons, volunteers, actors and backstage crew has always been of paramount importance to us at The Little Theatre. We also strive to create the best possible entertainment experiences for anyone who visits our theater. Due to rising cases of COVID and its variants and with an abundance of caution, we will now be requiring that … Continue reading Changes to COVID Mask Wearing Guidelines at The Little Theatre of NSB

Top 5 Vegan and Vegetarian Options in Volusia County

Vegetarian and vegan diets are increasingly popular lifestyle choices, especially when it comes to healthy living. It can be difficult to discover what local restaurants have the best options and truly understand what a vegetarian/vegan is looking for in a meal. Here are the top 5 local spots that residents love to visit for their delicious vegan and vegetarian options!  Ask a Local: Best Vegan … Continue reading Top 5 Vegan and Vegetarian Options in Volusia County

FL Dept. of Health Announces COVID-19 Treatment Centers

At the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis, the state of Florida has opened monoclonal antibody therapy sites to expand access to these lifesaving treatments. The Department of Health (DOH) continues to open sites statewide, and a current list of sites is below. Locally, the Volusia County site currently available is the Ormond Beach Senior Center and Neighborhood Dining Site, located at 351 Andrews Street in … Continue reading FL Dept. of Health Announces COVID-19 Treatment Centers

INSIDE LOOK: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Rails-to-Trails is a Nationwide Network of Fitness and Outdoor Activity Trails Since 1986, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has worked from coast to coast, supporting the development of thousands of miles of rail-trails for millions to explore and enjoy. … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Local Officer Jason Raynor, Shot While On Patrol, Passes Away

Last night, August 17, 2021, local police officer, Jason Raynor, passed away due to his injuries after being shot while on patrol in June 2021 in Daytona Beach. In a statement released on August 17, the Daytona Beach Police Department stated the following: With his family’s blessing, we regret to inform you that the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officer who was shot nearly two … Continue reading Local Officer Jason Raynor, Shot While On Patrol, Passes Away

Volusia County, FL COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information

This information is subject to change without notice. As more information becomes available, we will continue to make updates. Where to get Cornonavirus COVID-19 Vaccines: Florida has many sites that are providing COVID-19 vaccines, but supplies are limited and appointments may not be available at many of these sites. Vaccines are free to eligible residents. Click here to view the Department of Health vaccine locator … Continue reading Volusia County, FL COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Information

Silky Smooth: Adding Silk Scarves to your Wardrobe

Summer’s hottest closet staple and favorite vacation piece this season is the silk scarf. Silk Scarves are HOT this Summer! It’s safe to say the silk scarf has been trending for centuries and it’s fashionably making its way around the runways, celebrities and influencers all over the internet. The silk scarf is being used in more ways than one. Besides the three styles shown in … Continue reading Silky Smooth: Adding Silk Scarves to your Wardrobe

Human Trafficking Awareness Ordinance takes Effect in August

On August 16, 2021, an ordinance will go into effect that requires strip clubs and massage parlors in Volusia County to post signs giving the national human trafficking hotline. The ordinance does not pertain to massage businesses that are owned by health care practitioners. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery involving the exploitation of persons for sex or forced labor. Tragically, it still … Continue reading Human Trafficking Awareness Ordinance takes Effect in August

Uniforms No Longer Required for Volusia County Public Schools

On July 27, The Volusia County School Board voted to remove the uniform requirement for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. No More Uniforms for Volusia County Schools Students The policy, which has been in place since 2016, had required students to wear solid colored polos and khaki, navy blue or black shorts, skirts and pants, along with closed-toe shoes. The updated policy was posted, which … Continue reading Uniforms No Longer Required for Volusia County Public Schools

Incentive Approved for Affordable Housing Project

Volusia County Council members stated the math just made sense – to invest $23.15 per-month each on 216 apartment units in Daytona Beach to keep the rent affordable for lower income tenants. On July 22nd, the council unanimously approved a 15-year incentive agreement with the developers of an apartment complex located on an approximately 24-acre site along Clyde Morris Boulevard just south of LPGA Boulevard. … Continue reading Incentive Approved for Affordable Housing Project