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2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades

Parades are in order of date and time, and not categorized by area. TOMOKA BOAT PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 – 9 PM  Route: visible from the River Grille, Ormond Beach.  SANTA PAWS PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 6 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue CHRISTMAS CRAZY CAR PARADE FRI, DEC 6 @ 7 PM Route: Along Flagler Avenue HOLLY HILL  SAT, DEC 7 @ 10 … Continue reading 2019 Volusia County Holiday Parades

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Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades

Wilkie’s Pest Control is making the southeast Volusia holiday parades extra special again this year with some incredible giveaways!  How to Win: As part of their “Wilkie Wonka” themed float in the New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill parades this December, Wilkie’s Pest Control will be handing out candy bars to kids – with a chance at a surprise golden ticket inside. All you … Continue reading Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades

Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month. Sometimes you’re craving your favorite meal, but can’t make it out of the house or office. Here are the top five restaurants locals love and are begging to offer a delivery service!  THE TACO SHACK  642 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach  … Continue reading Ask A Local: RESTAURANTS YOU WISH OFFERED DELIVERY

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Holly Hill Historic Tour of Homes

The Holly Hill Historic Tour of Homes will be on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10 AM to 3 PM. This self-guided walking or driving tour features 17 historic sites including the Bill McCoy House and for the first time the oldest: Carter House. Tickets: Tickets are $20 each.  Purchase your tickets early and receive your Guidebook at the Museum: 1066 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill (386) 252-2339 … Continue reading Holly Hill Historic Tour of Homes

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NSB Economic Development Plan Update

The recent growth and development in the city of New Smyrna Beach does not go unnoticed. Driving along State Road 44, locals and visitors can observe new residential neighborhoods, like Coastal Woods and Beacon Luxury Apartments. Commercial construction is also ongoing, like the recently the completed Publix expansion and brand new Kid City USA preschool. The city is working to update the Economic Development Plan … Continue reading NSB Economic Development Plan Update

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B’ On Time Concierge Opens in New Smyrna Beach

One of the most unique companies has recently opened their doors to service clients in New Smyrna Beach and the surrounding areas. B’ On Time Concierge is your answer to reliable transportation, including rides to the airport, non-emergency medical appointments and even a scheduled outing or event. They specialize in scheduled-in-advance transportation to and from all airports and cruise ports with the ability to accommodate … Continue reading B’ On Time Concierge Opens in New Smyrna Beach

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Wild Turkeys Featured In November Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

Wild turkeys will be the featured topic at the Marine Discovery Center’s November monthly lecture series. Native Floridian Ed Northey will discuss “Turkey Talk: The Habits and Habitats of Florida’s Wild Turkeys” in his presentation. Thursday, Nov. 21 @ 6 p.m. – Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Boulevard, New Smyrna Beach A lifelong outdoorsman, Northey is an Environmental Specialist III and district National Pollutant Discharge … Continue reading Wild Turkeys Featured In November Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

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Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

Photos // Text by Kelsey Walters Perrine’s Produce, a family owned and operated fruit and vegetable market that has served Volusia County for 30 years, opened their newest and largest location in Port Orange in early November. Perrine’s Produce Opens New Port Orange Location in Former Food Lion Perrine’s Produce has a longstanding location in New Smyrna Beach (1044 N. Dixie Freeway) as well as … Continue reading Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

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Wildlife Fest

Celebrate Volusia County’s native plants and animals during Wildlife Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. Attendees can meet glove-trained birds of prey, observe sea turtles undergoing rehabilitation, and visit booths staffed by nature groups and environmental organizations. The festival will also feature music, children’s activities and food vendors. Animal rehabilitation staff … Continue reading Wildlife Fest