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September 2022 Blog Archive

9-28-22 Volusia County Government holds press conference ahead of Hurricane Ian. Wed, Sep 28, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Officials with Volusia County Government held a press conference on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, to inform residents of the ramped-up efforts of storm preparations in the County. As ... Read More

Kennedy Space Center to close due to Hurricane Ian. Wed, Sep 28, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    On Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announced closures for Wednesday, September 28, and Thursday, September 29, due to expected severe weather fr... Read More

Volusia County Government holds press conference ahead of Hurricane Ian. Tue, Sep 27, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Officials with Volusia County Government held a press conference on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, to inform residents of the ramped-up efforts of storm preparations in the County. No ma... Read More

Volusia County Schools closed due to Hurricane Ian. Tue, Sep 27, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   With Hurricane Ian quickly approaching the Florida peninsula, officials with Volusia County Schools decided on Monday evening to close all schools in the district for Wednesday, Septem... Read More

Volusia County posts an update on Hurricane Ian. Mon, Sep 26, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Officials with Volusia County have posted an update on Hurricane Ian, which officially became a Hurricane with sustained wind speeds of 75 mph Monday, September 26. According to the u... Read More

Sandbags are available for Port Orange residents. Mon, Sep 26, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The City of Port Orange will open up multiple sandbag sites within the city limits as of Monday, September 26, 2022.  According to a release, residents must provide proof o... Read More

Crash claims life of bicyclist on Ridgewood Avenue in Port Orange. Mon, Sep 26, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    On Monday, September 26, 2022, just before 10 a.m., the Port Orange Police Department responded to the area of 5145 Ridgewood Avenue regarding a motor vehicle crash with injuries... Read More

Plans to upgrade Volusia County Fairgrounds moving forward. Wed, Sep 21, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Volusia County Fairgrounds is considered a gem in the community with untapped potential. During Tuesday’s County Council meeting, a conceptual plan unfolded to enhance ... Read More

Volusia County FY 22-23 budget and tax rate receive final approval. Wed, Sep 21, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the Volusia County Council unanimously approved the County’s operating budget of $1.06 billion for the fiscal year 2022-23 and the nine prop... Read More

Highbridge park Boat Ramp is now open in Ormond Beach. Tue, Sep 20, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The City of Ormond Beach is pleased to announce the opening of the new Highbridge Park Boat Ramp at 39 Highbridge Road in Ormond Beach, for water enthusiasts in northeast Volusia... Read More

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Volusia County offers homebuyer classes. Mon, Sep 19, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Volusia County has announced multiple pre-purchase homebuyers’ workshops that meet the education requirements for those wanting to ... Read More

Florida Licensing on Wheels to visit New Smyrna Beach Library on October 5. Mon, Sep 19, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Employees from Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) mobile unit staff will visit the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library at 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, in New Smyrna Beach from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m... Read More

Road-rage driver arrested after shooting at a vehicle on S.R. 415. Thu, Sep 15, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bryan Holmes, 18, of Deltona, Thursday morning, following reports of a road rage shooting on State Road 415 around 6 a.m. Acco... Read More

Keep election signs out of the landfill. Mon, Sep 12, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Officials with Volusia County are reminding residents that the election signs that are placed in yards, on intersections, and in library parking lots are not going to recycle the... Read More

Panic alarm at Mainland High School spurs investigation on campus. Fri, Sep 09, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Daytona Beach Police Department is investigating a panic alarm at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach regarding a gun threat. According to Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakar... Read More

Dogs seized from an Osteen rescue facility need good homes. Fri, Sep 09, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communication News    Volusia County Animal Services received a report earlier this week from a concerned citizen regarding the conditions at Wet Nose Big Heart Animal Rescue, a private animal rescue f... Read More

Mandatory workshop set for ECHO applicants. Thu, Sep 08, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    A mandatory workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022, has been scheduled to kick off the Volusia County Environmental, Cultural, Historical, and Outdoor Recreat... Read More

Volusia County is one step away from adopting FY 22-23 budget. Wed, Sep 07, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, the Volusia County Council unanimously approved a preliminary operating budget of $1.06 billion for the fiscal year 2022-23 and the nine property t... Read More

Daytona Beach adds motor oil collection sites throughout the city. Tue, Sep 06, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The City of Daytona Beach has announced the placement of used motor oil collection receptacles throughout the city to safely dispose of used motor oil, transmission fluid, gear o... Read More

Accreditation Team invites public comments on Florida Highway Patrol. Fri, Sep 02, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is up for re-accreditation status, meaning a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive on... Read More

Community Assistance and Veterans Services to make some changes. Thu, Sep 01, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County’s Community Assistance and Veterans Services division offices are making changes beginning Wednesday, September 7, 2022, for improved resident services. ... Read More

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