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October 2021 Blog Archive

Volusia County's off-season beach ramp schedule begins November 1. Fri, Oct 29, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   With the change in the seasons and the cooler weather coming in, Volusia County’s off-season beach access ramp schedule, which closes some beach access ramps for vehicles, goes i... Read More

Silver Alert issued for missing New Smyrna Beach Man. Fri, Oct 29, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    New Smyrna Beach Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Steven Craig Swisher, 74, of New Smyrna Beach. According to a release, Swisher left his house in his Ford truck ... Read More

Daytona Beach Police Department is searching for a suspect in Weaver Street stabbing. Thu, Oct 28, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Daytona Beach Police Department is actively searching for a suspect who stabbed a man following a dispute over a woman. According to a release, police officers responded to a call... Read More

Forecasted severe weather prompts Tornado Watch for Volusia County, effective until 5 p.m. Thu, Oct 28, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    According to the National Weather Service, a Tornado Watch has been initiated for Volusia County, effective until 5 p.m. due to forecasted isolated thunderstorms pushing through ... Read More

Pars and a Purpose for Children's Cure Fundraiser Golf Tournament and Luncheon benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital received an 'overwhelming' response. Wed, Oct 27, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Pars and a Purpose for Children's Cure Fundraiser Golf Tournament and Luncheon benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, was held this past Saturday, on October 23, at Cran... Read More

Officer Jason Raynor scholarship fund established. Tue, Oct 26, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Daytona Beach Police Department announced Tuesday a new scholarship fund that honors fallen Daytona Beach Police Officer Jason Raynor that will assist future sworn members of the... Read More

Votran announces schedule changes for Truck Weekend. Wed, Oct 20, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    With anticipated traffic congestion expected this weekend due to Truck Weekend beginning Friday, October 22, through Sunday, October 24, Votran has made some changes to bus route... Read More

Volusia County Schools to host School Choice Fairs discussing K-8 public school options Tue, Oct 19, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Schools has announced plans for hosting two School Choice Fairs meant to inform parents of their school choice options and various quality programs offered at dist... Read More

The City of Ormond Beach announces road closure on Riverwood Drive. Tue, Oct 19, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The City of Ormond Beach has announced on Thursday, October 21, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Riverwood Drive will be closed to all thru traffic to allow for repai... Read More

Ormond Beach Police Department to participate in National Prescription Take-Back Day. Mon, Oct 18, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communication News   The Ormond Beach Police Department will participate in the DEA National Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. National Prescription Take... Read More

Valiant Air Command Warbird Air Museum is hosting open house events for Veteran’s Day weekend. Mon, Oct 18, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Valiant Air Command Warbird Air Museum is planning its open house event for Veteran’s Day weekend on November 13 and 14 this year, following the theme of “Planes,... Read More

Tire amnesty event in New Smyrna Beach, scheduled for October 30. Mon, Oct 18, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Mosquito Control will hold a tire amnesty event, for residential tires, on Saturday, October 30, at Volusia County Mosquito Control on South Street in New Smyrna B... Read More

Daytona Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce and Volusia County Schools launch a new partnership program. Thu, Oct 14, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Schools and the Daytona Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce a new partnership program benefiting middle and high school students. The new prog... Read More

Daytona Beach Police Chief joins demonstrators in raising awareness for White Cane Day. Thu, Oct 14, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    October 15 is officially known as White Cane Day, a day that celebrates the achievements of blind or visually impaired people around the country. White Cane Day was nationally ob... Read More

Votran releases schedule changes for Biketoberfest. Wed, Oct 13, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    With the 29th Annual Biketoberfest taking place this weekend, Votran has adjusted its route schedules for the weekend, starting on Thursday, October 14, and running through Sunda... Read More

Biketoberfest 2021 arrives in Daytona Beach. Tue, Oct 12, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    With the 29th Annual Biketoberfest fall motorcycle rally rolling into Daytona Beach this week, the Daytona Beach Police Department has issued a Public Service Announcement to ens... Read More

Fight the Bite: dispose of tires right! Mon, Oct 11, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Volusia County Mosquito Control Division will host a tire amnesty event scheduled for Saturday, October 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on South Street in New Smyrna Beach. Only re... Read More

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune statue unveiled to represent the State of Florida in U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. Mon, Oct 11, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    A new statue commissioned to represent the State of Florida in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall was unveiled Monday at the Daytona State College’s News-Journ... Read More

Volusia County Schools makes facial coverings optional for adults. Fri, Oct 08, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   Effective immediately, facial coverings are now optional and voluntary for all adults, including employees, parents, volunteers, vendors, and other visitors in Volusia County schools a... Read More

Bethune-Cookman University plans Homecoming Parade and Game festivities this weekend. Wed, Oct 06, 2021 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) has a couple of festivities planned for this upcoming weekend’s Homecoming Game against Mississippi Valley State on Saturday afternoon at t... Read More

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