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Backpack Buddies is hosting its 13th Drive-Thru Food Giveaway Friday, April 16, at PFC Emory L. Bennett Veterans Memorial Park, 1365 Veterans Memorial Parkway in Orange City. The event will open at 9 a.m. and continue until noon, or while supplies last.

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Votran has two public meetings scheduled to inform residents of upcoming service changes that may impact some users. Meetings are planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the Pierson Community Center, 124 W. Washington Ave.; and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 t…

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Here’s a new way to help hospitalized children. Members of the Friends of Deltona Library are joining the nationwide Crayon Initiative to put creativity into the hands of kids who are facing the stress of hospitalization. 

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 The economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic has been widespread across Central Florida. Florida TaxWatch recently released a new assessment about the state’s workforce, which indicates recovery will look differently depending on industry & region.

Today, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) kicks off its celebration of Florida Bicycle Month, a time to encourage bicycling and recognize its important role in providing transportation and recreation to millions of Florida’s residents and visitors annually. Governor DeSantis sig…

Thanks to sunshine and clear skies, vehicular beach access ramps will convert to the in-season schedule Saturday, Jan. 30—a few days earlier than the traditional Feb. 1 transition.

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Continuing the collaboration between Publix, the state of Florida and Governor Ron DeSantis, the state is providing an additional 70,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to select Publix pharmacies. At the same time, the number of Publix Pharmacy locations administering the vaccinations…

Thousands of local workers have been impacted by job cuts, lost hours or furloughs due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the metro Orlando area’s unemployment rate higher than the state’s, Goodwill’s job connection services continue to be a critical resource.

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The Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing regarding project plans on State Road 44 and Kepler Road at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21. The purpose of this project is to replace the traffic signal at S.R. 44 and Kepler Road with a roundabout to improve traffic efficie…

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A gas leak caused the evacuation of Deltona Water Administration at 255 Enterprise Road on Friday, Dec. 11. Customer service was temporarily unavailable. Residents were advised to stay away from the area.

Dream Finders Homes has made a half-dozen sales at pre-model pricing and started construction in Rivington, a traditional 296-acre, master-planned community along the St. Johns River in DeBary.

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More than 200 chickens were seized overnight from a residence in Seville where Volusia County officials believe the birds were being bred and sold for illegal animal fighting. While no arrests have been made, the case will soon be turned over to the State Attorney’s Office for the filing of …

Today, following a meeting with Governor Ron DeSantis, Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee issued a directive to re-open Florida’s voter registration deadline to participate in the November 3rd General Election before 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time for applications submitted online, and by 7:00 p.m. lo…

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