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November Fishing Guide

Our backwater fishing expert gives you everything you need to get out on the water! As the warm weather starts to fade away the fishing will remain very hot. Finally, at the end of October, we had our first cool weather. Look for the large trout to start showing up again in the shallows and backwater locations. The redfish have been everywhere as of late, … Continue reading November Fishing Guide

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office to Participate in Drug Take Back Day The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is joining law enforcement agencies across the country in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug … Continue reading National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Surfing Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence and its Affect on Surfing Ever heard the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” Or does it go, “One man’s misfortune can be another man’s standing barrel?” Our summer started out with the waves as flat as paper. The ocean was more like a big lake! Then Hurricane Florence happened and our lake turned into a surfer’s dream. Why do hurricanes … Continue reading Surfing Hurricane Florence

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County Plans Save Our Springs and Rivers Academy

What Can We do to Protect Our Waterways? Would you like to become a Blue Spring advocate and help environmentalists spread the word about solutions to water pollution? If so, plan on attending the Save Our Springs and Rivers Academy. The academy will include classroom and field trip experiences, guest speakers and hands-on, feet-wet learning to provide an in-depth citizen engagement experience. Those participating in … Continue reading County Plans Save Our Springs and Rivers Academy

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City and County Monthly Meetings

Volusia County’s city and county meeting schedule Volusia County Round Table 12 – 1:30 PM monthly in the Dennis McGee Room (second level) of Daytona Beach International Airport. The group, which consists of one member each from Volusia’s cities and county government, meets monthly to discuss countywide issues and concerns. The Volusia County Councils host the meetings. Volusia County Government will provide lunch for the designated members of the … Continue reading City and County Monthly Meetings

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Florida Hospital Prepared Childbirth Classes

Prepare for Childbirth From a baby’s first breath to a toddler’s first steps, adolescence to adulthood and life’s changes along the way, Florida Hospital is there for all of life’s important moments. Prepared Childbirth Classes are offered as a four-week series, with each series beginning on the assigned dates. Classes include topics on labor and delivery, medications, breathing and relaxation techniques, induction and Cesarean section. … Continue reading Florida Hospital Prepared Childbirth Classes

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Florida Hospital Newborn Care Classes

Newborn Care: Bringing Home Baby Our Newborn Care Class is taught by our Certified Happiest Baby Instructor and aligns with the Happiest Baby Association. The class covers tools to calm a crying, fussy baby by turning on their calming reflex, tips for practicing safe sleep and reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and much more on newborn care! Please bring a newborn-sized … Continue reading Florida Hospital Newborn Care Classes