Off The Beaten Path Florida Arts Tours

Off The Beaten Path Florida Arts Tours are grass roots events created by a federation of practicing artists and community patrons with shared purpose and vision. The tours showcase and increase awareness and appreciation of Central Florida’s finest professional and emerging artists, as well as cultural institutions that are “off the beaten path.” Free Self-Guided Studio Tours in Volusia County The tours are free and … Continue reading Off The Beaten Path Florida Arts Tours

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NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, an advocacy group for low income families in the United States, average monthly fair market rent in Volusia county is $850 for a one-bedroom and $1475 for a three- bedroom. As one can imagine, homes in desirable locations, like beachside and walkable neighborhoods, rent averages are much higher. Low Income Housing Essential in New Smyrna Beach Area … Continue reading NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

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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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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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

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Off-Season Beach Ramp Schedule Begins November

Beginning Friday, November 1, the following Volusia County beach ramps will be open daily: Granada Boulevard Cardinal Drive Harvard Drive Williams Avenue University Boulevard Seabreeze Boulevard International Speedway Boulevard Silver Beach Avenue Florida Shores Boulevard Dunlawton Boulevard Beach Street Beachway Avenue Crawford Road Flagler Avenue 3rd Avenue 27th Avenue The ramps at Milsap Road and Emilia Avenue will be open only on weekends. All other … Continue reading Off-Season Beach Ramp Schedule Begins November

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Operation Green Light

Is your license suspended? Volusia County is offering an opportunity to save money and get back on the road. Volusia County customers with suspended driver’s licenses will have the opportunity to pay overdue court obligations while saving up to 40 percent in additional fees to get their license back. Saturday, October 12 @ The Clerk of the Circuit Court On Saturday, October 12, the Clerk … Continue reading Operation Green Light

2019 Art Educators from Volusia Exhibit at ArtHaus

ArtHaus proudly presents the annual 2019 Art Educators from Volusia County Exhibit which will be on display from September 20 through November 8, 2019. These masterful artworks are created in a variety of media by current and retired art teachers in Volusia County in their pursuit of celebrating the creative spirit and the power of artistic self expression.  Everyone is cordially invited to attend the … Continue reading 2019 Art Educators from Volusia Exhibit at ArtHaus

INSIDE LOOK: United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties

What began as the “Daytona Beach Community Fund” in 1941 has grown into today’s United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties, raising funds for our partner agencies. There is no other charity like United Way. We combine over 50 fund-raisers into one, saving the community, and our agencies, time and money that is better spent helping people. We constantly bring local volunteers and community leaders together to … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties