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September 2021 Blog Archive

Volusia County Schools invites the public to review instructional materials that are under consideration. Wed, Sep 29, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Schools is reviewing new Mathematic instructional materials for students in kindergarten through 12th grades and is looking for input from the public. According t... Read More

AdventHealth is experiencing a temporary phone system outage. Wed, Sep 29, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    AdventHealth Healthcare Systems is currently experiencing a nationwide phone system outage.  According to their website, some phone lines throughout the system impacted by ... Read More

Daytona Beach Police Department is investigating a pedestrian death on Ridgewood Ave. Fri, Sep 24, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Daytona Beach Police is investigating a pedestrian-involved traffic accident where a woman died after being struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross South Ridgewood Aven... Read More

Take a culinary journey through Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex during ‘Taste of Space’ October 8 to November 5. Fri, Sep 24, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Kennedy Space Center is delighted to announce its ‘Taste of Space’ festival that will be taking place from October 8 through November 5, 2021, offering a menu of gast... Read More

Volusia County Sheriff Detectives are investigating the suspicious death of an Ormond Beach woman. Thu, Sep 23, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the suspicious death of an Ormond Beach woman, discovered in her bedroom Wednesday afternoon, with her boyfri... Read More

Volusia County Schools updates its quarantine procedures. Thu, Sep 23, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Schools announced that it updated its protocols related to student quarantining and contact tracing, effective immediately, following a Florida Department of Healt... Read More

Volusia County Council gives final approval for FY 2021-22 budget. Wed, Sep 22, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Volusia County Council gave final approval to the new fiscal year budget for FY 2021-22 that starts on October 1, during a workshop meeting Tuesday evening. The new budget that was... Read More

The redistricting process is underway in Volusia County. Tue, Sep 21, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Both the Volusia County Council and the Volusia County School Board have reviewed the population data from the U.S. Census Bureau and have started the redistricting process. The... Read More

Pars and a Purpose for Children's Cure Fundraiser Golf Tournament and Luncheon benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Fri, Sep 17, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News Have you heard about the Pars and a Purpose for Children's Cure Fundraiser Golf Tournament and Luncheon benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital? David Vanvalkenburgh, a resident fr... Read More

The City of Daytona Beach to host a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic, September 21. Wed, Sep 15, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The City of Daytona Beach is teaming up with Family Health Source to sponsor a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Tuesday, September 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ... Read More

Florida Department of Health and Volusia County Animal Services have partnered up for a free community event for pets and people. Tue, Sep 14, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Florida Department of Health and Volusia County Animal Services have partnered up for a joint drive-thru event this Saturday, September 18, offering free pet food, microchipping an... Read More

Governor DeSantis announces plans to end Florida Standards Assessments. Tue, Sep 14, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference at Doral Academy in Doral, Florida, on Tuesday morning with plans to eliminate the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) beginning next scho... Read More

Ormond Beach man arrested on child abuse charges after spraying sleeping child with bleach and soaking bedroom in fuel. Mon, Sep 13, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Volusia County Sheriff’s Office placed an Ormond Beach man under arrest after spraying a sleeping four-year-old in the face with bleach, soaking a bedroom with tiki torch fuel, a... Read More

Carnival Horizon - Cruise Review Mon, Sep 13, 2021 Written by Steven Christian Belden Communications News   Recently, Belden Communications, LLC had News Intern Steven Christian onboard the Carnival Horizon out of Port Miami for a 6-night Caribbean Cruise. While onboard the second ship in... Read More

New Smyrna Beach Police Department is looking for a missing 14-year-old girl. Fri, Sep 10, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Have you seen this girl?    The New Smyrna Beach Police Department is actively searching for a missing girl, who was last seen, on the evening of September 1, 2021, a... Read More

Volusia County School Board cancels the emergency meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 9. Thu, Sep 09, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Volusia County School Board has canceled the emergency meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 9, where board members planned to discuss the mandatory Face Covering Policy 503. T... Read More

Volusia County schedules road plan workshops. Wed, Sep 08, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Public Works Department in Volusia County invites the public to one of four workshop meetings to gain feedback from residents on infrastructure needs to update the county's five-ye... Read More

Two COVID-19 testing sites are opening in Volusia County. Tue, Sep 07, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Government has partnered with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, individual cities, and private companies to open two testing sites to accommodate... Read More

Votran announces Labor Day schedule changes. Wed, Sep 01, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Votran has released its limited-service schedule for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 6, and wants to remind all riders that masks must be worn while on board, per TSA ... Read More

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing disabled adult. Wed, Sep 01, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News Have you seen this man?    The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office took to social media Wednesday to seek help in finding a missing disabled adult, who was last seen around 1 p... Read More

Volusia County Schools to require face-coverings for students K – 12. Wed, Sep 01, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   In an emergency meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 31, the Volusia County School Board voted 3 – 2 on implementing a temporary face-covering policy for all Volusia County stud... Read More

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