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March 2022 Blog Archive

Summer camp scholarships are available through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division beginning April 11. Mon, Mar 28, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division is offering summer camp scholarships to income-eligible children entering first through sixth grades and ages 5-12. Applicati... Read More

Volusia County Public Libraries to host presentations on the Affordable Connectivity Program. Fri, Mar 25, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Volusia County Public Library system wants to build the public’s awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) benefit tha... Read More

Volusia County's Emergency Rental Assistance portal reopens on March 30. Thu, Mar 24, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   There are still funds available for financially struggling households due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in response, Volusia County will reopen the Emergency Rental Assistance portal o... Read More

The public is invited to the Treasure Island Resort demolition in Daytona Beach Shores on March 28. Wed, Mar 23, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   The City of Daytona Beach Shores is inviting the public to the demolition of the former Treasure Island Resort on Monday, March 28, 2022, at 11 a.m. A viewing event for the demolition wi... Read More

Community meeting with Volusia County Councilman Danny Robins set for March 29 in Port Orange. Mon, Mar 21, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Councilman Danny Robins, the representative for the District 3 seat, will host a community meeting from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at Spruce Creek Ba... Read More

Sheriff Chitwood names new Chief Deputy and Division Chief for Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Mon, Mar 21, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood has announced his selection of a new Chief Deputy and a civilian Division Chief, two promotions from within the organization, when the curren... Read More

Fight the Bite: dispose of tires right! Fri, Mar 18, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Volusia County Mosquito Control Division will host a tire amnesty event scheduled for Saturday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on South Street in New Smyrna Beach. Only resid... Read More

Volusia County secures $5.5 million for Mosquito Lagoon Water Quality Improvement Project. Thu, Mar 17, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   On Tuesday, the Volusia County Council signed an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for a $5.5 million grant to improve the environmental water quality in t... Read More

Law enforcement agencies in Volusia County warning participants in Orbeez Challenge ‘you could be identified and arrested.’ Wed, Mar 16, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News      The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies throughout the County are warning participants of the new Orbeez Challenge that they could be... Read More

Two new beach parks are to open in Daytona Beach Shores on March 18. Tue, Mar 15, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   Two new beach parks located on S. Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores will open, Friday, March 18. Edwin W. Peck Sr. Park located at 3167 S. Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores f... Read More

Volusia County hires a contractor to build Marine Discovery Center trail. Tue, Mar 15, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News      The Volusia County Council approved a construction contract on Tuesday to get construction underway on a trailhead – the place where a trail begins – at the M... Read More

Volusia County Beach Safety nominated for a 2022 RISE Award; asks the community to vote. Fri, Mar 11, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division has been nominated a 2022 RISE Award in the agency category. Beach Safety received its nomination as a cross-trained Law Enforcement,... Read More

Spring forward on March 13 means more than turning the clocks ahead one hour in Volusia County. Fri, Mar 11, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   Volusia County officials want to remind residents that daylight savings time resumes at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13. Therefore, clocks should be turned ahead one hour before going to bed S... Read More

Daytona Beach Police Department arrests the person of interest in the Aultman murder case. Fri, Mar 11, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    The Daytona Beach Police Department arrested Jean Robert Macean, a 32-year-old resident of Orlando, around 11:00 a.m. Thursday for the murders of a married Daytona Beach couple. ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Lines launches VeriFLY, Digital Health Wallet, in all homeports. Fri, Mar 11, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    After a successful pilot program aboard the Mardi Gras out of Port Canaveral in January, Carnival Cruise Lines has announced it will launch VeriFLY by Daon, a secure and free dig... Read More

Daytona Beach Police Department offers a reward to help solve the murder of a married couple. Wed, Mar 09, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Daytona Beach Police Department is offering a $50,000 reward for anyone who has information leading to an arrest in the murders of Brenda and Terry Aultman. Both victims were resi... Read More

Ormond Beach announces the Joyce Ebbets Scholarship Fund essay contest for Enviro Camp 2022. Tue, Mar 08, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The City of Ormond Beach and its Department of Leisure Services is proud to announce the Joyce Ebbets Children’s Environmental Education Scholarship Fund, which will send two chi... Read More

Daytona Beach Detectives are investigating a double homicide case. Mon, Mar 07, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News   The Daytona Beach Police Department is investigating a double homicide, which claimed the lives of a married couple over the weekend near the intersection of North Wild Olive Avenue an... Read More

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announces a new face mask policy. Fri, Mar 04, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Effective today, Friday, March 4, 2022, officials at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announced that fully vaccinated guests will no longer be required to wear face coverings... Read More

Interstate 95 in Volusia County remains closed due to early morning crashes. Thu, Mar 03, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   Florida Highway Patrol has closed Interstate 95 in both directions near the New Smyrna Beach/Edgewater area while Florida Highway Patrol investigates several crashes in the area. Accordi... Read More

“Please take them off”: DeSantis scolds' students for wearing face masks Thu, Mar 03, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    During a press conference held Wednesday at the University of Florida regarding funding for cybersecurity education, Governor Ron DeSantis made his frustrations with face masks k... Read More

West Volusia Hospital Authority fails to pay Medicaid share. Thu, Mar 03, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   The Volusia County Council unanimously voted to pursue legal action requiring the West Volusia Hospital Authority, which failed to pay its Medicaid financial responsibility as determined ... Read More

Volusia County will accept Section 8 applications on March 24. Tue, Mar 01, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will accept online pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday,... Read More

Votran plans detours ahead of 81st Annual Bike Week. Tue, Mar 01, 2022 Written by Kristen Schmutz Belden Communications News    Votran, Volusia County’s public transportation system is planning detours and potential schedule changes ahead of the 81st Annual Daytona Beach Bike Week due to anticipated... Read More

81st Annual Bike Week comes rolling into Daytona Beach on March 4. Tue, Mar 01, 2022 Written by Anthony Bicy Belden Communications News   With the 81st Annual Bike Week rolling into Daytona Beach on March 4 and running through March 13, hundreds of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts are expected in the greater Daytona Beac... Read More

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