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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Due to the heavy amount of rain in Volusia County over several weeks, Volusia County Fairgrounds is experiencing wet and soggy conditions. The Volusia County Farm Bureau plans to hold its farmers market there on Wednesday, Oct. 7, but the market will be arranged creatively in the south parki…

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Volusia County Schools has been granted permission from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Food and Wellness Division, to add the following schools to the meal program that allows all children under age 18 in schools and the community to eat for free.

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Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division will host free collection events for household hazardous materials from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Ormond Beach Public Works, 501 N. Orchard St.; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at New Smyrna Beach Public Works, 124 Industri…

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Starting Aug. 21, Florida Baptist Disaster Relief, in partnership with Stetson Baptist Church, is offering free roof tarping and tree removal to the victims who suffered property damage from the recent tornados that touched down in DeLand, Fla. The service is no cost to anyone affected.

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The Volusia County Schools District Bargaining Team and Volusia United Educators have scheduled upcoming impact bargaining sessions regarding the reopening plan approved by the Florida Department of Education and the Volusia County School Board.

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Please be advised that Stetson University students will be returning to campus this weekend. As a part of their move-in process, they will be doing a drive-thru check-in at the Lynn Business Center on Friday and Saturday.

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The board of trustees of the Fall Festival of the Arts - DeLand announced today that the 2020 festival scheduled for November 21-22 has been cancelled due to the health and safety concerns associated with the continued COVID-19 pandemic.

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There have been some rumors swirling that the City of DeLand mask ordinance expired after Volusia County approved their resolution on Tuesday. We put this statement out on our social media this morning to clarify things for our residents. Please feel free to pass it along:

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Would you like to make a difference in your community? The Volusia County Council is seeking applicants for positions on advisory boards that research and make recommendations on topics affecting the community.

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TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Ella Simms, of Lake Helen, claimed a $1 million top prize from the 50X Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $805,000.00.