Volusia Real Estate Outlook: Market Reality in 2021

Sellers and buyers are experiencing very different market conditions compared to pre-pandemic years. Volusia’s current housing market is a strong seller’s market with fewer new listings and a very tight inventory (active listings), particularly for existing single-family homes. Sellers are taking advantage of the home price increases. Buyers are taking advantage of the historically low interest rates. Although each customer has advantages, the market is … Continue reading Volusia Real Estate Outlook: Market Reality in 2021

New & Improved Apps & Tools Available From Volusia Sheriff’s Office

The Volusia Sheriff’s Office is deploying new tools to help Volusia County residents and visitors use technology to stay informed, report crime and even share video and photos with law enforcement in real time as an incident unfolds. A priority of Sheriff Mike Chitwood, the new technology will also allow users to get real-time answers to questions like: Why is Air One flying over my … Continue reading New & Improved Apps & Tools Available From Volusia Sheriff’s Office

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Volusia Forever Committee to Host Listening Sessions

The Volusia Forever Advisory Committee will host three community listening sessions in May to give residents an opportunity to comment about the program’s future. Listening sessions will be held at these times and locations: Wednesday, May 5 @ 6 PM, in the second-floor conference room of Beach Safety Headquarters, 515 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Wednesday, May 12 @ 6 PM, in the city commission … Continue reading Volusia Forever Committee to Host Listening Sessions

Volusia County Summer Camps

This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If you have any questions, please direct them to the organizers of the camps. Camps have been posted as open at time of posting, but may fill up soon without notice. Follow the links below the listings … Continue reading Volusia County Summer Camps

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COVID-19 Vaccines Winding Down at Fairgrounds, NSB Testing Site to close April 30

After operating for over three months and providing more than 74,000 vaccines, COVID-19 activities at the Volusia County Fairgrounds are beginning to wind down. The last day for first dose vaccines at the site will be Friday, April 30, and second dose vaccines will be provided as scheduled through Friday, May 28.  “When vaccine efforts started in January, the partnership between the county and Department … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccines Winding Down at Fairgrounds, NSB Testing Site to close April 30

Jeep Beach 2021

Jeep Beach Inc. is recognized as the premier Jeep exclusive event worldwide. Jeep Beach made the decision to postpone and then ultimately cancel its 17th annual event April 20-26, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the cancellation of Jeep Beach’s major fundraising week long event, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Giveaway raised $115,000 which will be donated to other 501(c)(3) organizations this year! Jeep Beach … Continue reading Jeep Beach 2021

New Smyrna Beach Food Festival

Make dinner plans for Thursday night from 5 – 9 PM on Flagler Avenue for the New Smyrna Beach Food Festival! Thursday, April 15 @ 5 – 9 PM along Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach During this closed street event, you can walk the street and taste different menu offerings from local restaurants around the area! There will also be vendors selling handmade crafts, clothing, … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Food Festival

New Alert for Local Scam using Uber Drivers

In a new twist on a common crime, scam artists are now sending Uber drivers or other couriers straight to their victims’ homes to pick up thousands of dollars in cash. Alert issued as scammers hire Uber drivers to pick up cash from victims; Sheriff Chitwood offers $25K  The Volusia Sheriff’s Office has seen three similar cases over the past month, and a fourth was … Continue reading New Alert for Local Scam using Uber Drivers

Fight the Bite – Dispose of Tires Right

Volusia County Mosquito Control will hold two tire amnesty events: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 9, at Osteen Road and Bridge, 200 State Road 415 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at Volusia County Mosquito Control, 801 South St., New Smyrna Beach Only residential tires will be accepted, and there is a limit of 20 tires per person. There is no … Continue reading Fight the Bite – Dispose of Tires Right