Ormond Beach Mayor Proclaims Face Coverings a Necessity

Mayor Bill Partington Issues Proclamation Regarding Face Coverings For City Of Ormond Beach  A statement issued by the City of Ormond Beach on July 2, 2020 at 7 PM: By proclamation of the Mayor of Ormond Beach, as provided by Section 3.05 of the City Charter, Mayor Bill Partington proclaims the necessity of the wearing of face coverings when social distancing is not attainable throughout … Continue reading Ormond Beach Mayor Proclaims Face Coverings a Necessity

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City of Ormond Beach Summer Camp

In an effort to support critical summer childcare needs, the city will be offering a modified version of Summer Connections Camp beginning June 8, 2020. Participants will be divided into smaller groups and divided between the South Ormond Neighborhood Center and the Nova Community Center to limit person-to-person interactions and group size. Camp participation will be limited to 45 participants at each site, with children … Continue reading City of Ormond Beach Summer Camp

Major Changes to 4th of July Celebrations in Volusia County

Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 global pandemic, many cities are making changes to their plans for Independence Day celebrations. Volusia County is no different, and cities are beginning to announce postponements or cancellations to plans. Updates for individual cities can be found below. This list will be updated as more information becomes available. The statements below have been provided directly from the city governments. … Continue reading Major Changes to 4th of July Celebrations in Volusia County

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Volusia Beaches’ Line in the Sand: Which Side are You On?

All photos//text: Mimi McKee The views and opinions expressed are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect those of East Coast Current Volusia residents honoring the state and federal orders to “stay home” have taken to social media outlets like Facebook, Instagram and NextDoor to express their opinions on whether the public beaches should close temporarily or remain open for essential fitness activities. … Continue reading Volusia Beaches’ Line in the Sand: Which Side are You On?

Volusia County – What Public Lands are Open for Use?

With daily updates from the state, Volusia County and individuals, it is hard to know what public lands are still open for use and what is currently closed. While the Florida governor has issued a “Safer at Home” Order, it does not disallow recreational activity such as walking, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, running or swimming, as long as these activities are consistent with social distancing … Continue reading Volusia County – What Public Lands are Open for Use?

Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Volusia County is packed with local musical talent! When asked who their favorite band or musician is, locals nominated over 100 acts! Here are the top 5 that always bring the crowds.  All dates listed below are subject to change or cancellation … Continue reading Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

Ask A Local: BEST PLAYGROUND IN VOLUSIA COUNTY

Our thus far mild winter is creating the perfect weather to get outdoors and play! Volusia County has no shortage of parks and playgrounds, but here are the top five awesome spots that local parents and caregivers rely on to expend their kids’ energy!  Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate … Continue reading Ask A Local: BEST PLAYGROUND IN VOLUSIA COUNTY

Lucky’s Market Finds Success in Ormond Beach but the City Must Seek New Opportunities Following the Announcement of Statewide Closures

Lucky’s Market announced yesterday that they will be closing all of their Florida store locations by February 12th, including the Ormond Beach store. The announcement follows Lucky’s primary backer, Kroger, disclosing plans to divest its ownership share in December and is not a reflection of the Ormond Beach store’s individual performance. Lucky’s Market considered the Ormond Beach store to be a very successful location, exceeding … Continue reading Lucky’s Market Finds Success in Ormond Beach but the City Must Seek New Opportunities Following the Announcement of Statewide Closures

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First Saturday Ormond Art Walk

Address: East and West Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL 32175 Presented By: Ormond Beach MainStreet Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday from 5 – 8 PM Locations: Ocean Art Gallery, Frame of Mind, Arts on Granada, Thays Art Gallery, Ocean Child Boutique, The Pocket Jeweler Ormond Beach celebrates culture with six gallery stops featuring over 100 artists. Most of the artwork is handcrafted by local fine artists, but … Continue reading First Saturday Ormond Art Walk

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INSIDE LOOK: Trolling Lines with Local Anglers

Interviews by Tiffany Evers // Photos by Kelsey Walters Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt  Licenses Carried: Fishing / Snook  Facebook: Patrick Eichstaedt (Personal) / Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce (Business)  Instagram: @TheRealTupat  Website: Tupats.com  Contact Info: (386) 405-7599 // Tupat@mac.com  Business Name: Tupat’s Hawaiian Poke Sauce  Q: What type of fishing do you specialize in?  A: I specialize in all backwater fishing from my Pau Hana Big EZ … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Trolling Lines with Local Anglers