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November 2022 Blog Archive

Volusia County Emergency Permitting open house set for December 1. Wed, Nov 23, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz  Belden Communications News    Officials with the Volusia County Government, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), and coastal cities have scheduled an extended office hours open hou... Read More

Port Orange adjusts utility charges for Hurricanes Ian and Nicole. Wed, Nov 23, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News      The City of Port Orange has announced utility charge adjustments for customers who incurred damage to their potable water service lines because of Hurricanes Ian and Nico... Read More

Volusia County Economic Development receives Duke Energy grant. Tue, Nov 22, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Economic Development Division in Volusia County secured a $10,000 strategic marketing grant from Duke Energy Florida. According to a release, the grant was part of a competi... Read More

Deadline extended for Hurricane Ian disaster assistance to January 12. Mon, Nov 21, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The State of Florida has requested that the Federal Emergency Management Association, or FEMA, extend disaster assistance applications for those affected by Hurricane Ian. Accor... Read More

Votran Thanksgiving schedule changes. Fri, Nov 18, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Votran has announced its service schedule changes for Thursday, November 24, 2022, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Riders are encouraged to plan their trip in advance, as the tr... Read More

Port Orange woman stabs man to death. Thu, Nov 17, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Just before 11 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, the Port Orange Police Department responded to a home off Calistoga Circle in Port Orange regarding a stabbing. According to reports, of... Read More

Thanksgiving Solid Waste Collection Schedule. Wed, Nov 16, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Thanksgiving Holiday is quickly approaching, and the following list reflects the Thanksgiving solid schedule in specific areas throughout Volusia County: Daytona Beach Waste Pro ... Read More

Volusia County provides a post-Nicole update for residents. Tue, Nov 15, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Volusia County Government has been tirelessly working to properly assess damages that occurred during Hurricane Nicole last week and has updates on building assessments and other servi... Read More

Daytona Beach Shores residents may return to beachside structures removed from unsafe building notice. Mon, Nov 14, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    After a long list of beachside structures in Daytona Beach Shores was placed on an unsafe building notice following Hurricane Nicole due to the Chief Building Official having to ... Read More

Volusia County officials allow curfew order to expire. Fri, Nov 11, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Officials with Volusia County Government have let the curfew order expire. According to Kevin Captain, Director of Community Information with Volusia County, the curfew has expi... Read More

Post-Nicole information for Ponce Inlet residents. Fri, Nov 11, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News      Officials with the Town of Ponce Inlet have announced important information for residents following Hurricane Nicole. The Dunlawton bridge is open both ways to residents... Read More

Coastal structure collapses are a concern for Volusia County officials. Wed, Nov 09, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    As Tropical Storm Nicole continues to make her way closer to Florida, Volusia County officials urge residents to heed mandatory evacuation and curfew orders, as coastal structure... Read More

Votran evacuation points to local shelters announced. Wed, Nov 09, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Officials with Votran have announced that bus service will run through today, Wednesday, November 9, and suspend at 7 p.m. on the beachside. Once weather conditions warrant unsaf... Read More

15-year-old from Port Orange arrested for online threats. Wed, Nov 09, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and the Port Orange Police Department teamed up in the arrest of Jacob Long, 15, of Port Orange for making threats online to become the ... Read More

Mandatory evacuations and curfew ordered for Volusia County. Tue, Nov 08, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Officials with Volusia County Government held a press conference ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, announcing a mandatory evacuation order for certain ... Read More

Kennedy Space Center to close ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole. Tue, Nov 08, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announced the Visitor Complex will close on Thursday, November 10, due to expected severe weather from Tropical Storm... Read More

Volusia County Schools will close due to Tropical Storm Nicole. Tue, Nov 08, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Due to Tropical Storm Nicole, all Volusia County Schools will be closed on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, and Thursday, November 10, 2022. According to a release, all school-sponsored a... Read More

Hurricane Warning in effect for Volusia County. Tue, Nov 08, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    With the threat of Tropical Storm Nicole looming over Florida, Volusia County is now under a Hurricane Warning, meaning Hurricane-force winds are expected within the next 36 hour... Read More

Volusia County Government provides updates ahead of Subtropical Storm Nicole. Mon, Nov 07, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Officials with the Volusia County Government held a press conference ahead of Subtropical Storm Nicole, which is forecasted to affect the Volusia County area, especially those on... Read More

Sandbags are available for residents in coastal Volusia County areas. Mon, Nov 07, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Volusia County residents are preparing for, yet another storm system forecasted to affect the area by the middle to the end of the week. Multiple sandbags sites have opened up for resi... Read More

Veterans receive free admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex November 7-13. Mon, Nov 07, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is honoring veterans, retired, and active U.S. military heroes this Veteran’s Day with complimentary admission for themselves and 50% o... Read More

A subtropical low-pressure system could threaten the Volusia County coast. Fri, Nov 04, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Residents along the coast in Volusia County should watch closely for the potential development of a subtropical low-pressure system, which could impact Volusia County beginning t... Read More

Former Lieutenant decertified following Internal Affairs investigation. Thu, Nov 03, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    A former Volusia County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant resigned following an internal affairs investigation that revealed his involvement in the sexual harassment of several f... Read More

It’s time to fall back, conserve water, and check smoke alarms. Thu, Nov 03, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night, as Standard Time returns at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2022, which is also a great time to replace batteries in ... Read More

Annual Pars and a Purpose Golf Tournament raises $105,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Wed, Nov 02, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News     The Pars and a Purpose for Children's Cure Fundraiser Golf Tournaments and Luncheon benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital were held on Saturday, October 22, and Sund... Read More

Port Orange provides storm debris removal information. Wed, Nov 02, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The City of Port Orange is sharing information with residents to help pile storm debris for removal, as storm debris collection trucks will not pick up bagged yard debris or pile... Read More

FLHSMV and FHP to host annual ‘Stuff the Charger’ food drive. Tue, Nov 01, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle (FLHSMV) and the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) are partnering up throughout the month of November for the annual ‘... Read More

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