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New Brand of Fishing Boats Manufactured in Edgewater

Sōlace Boats Announces the Launch of Stephen Dougherty’s New Brand of Fishing Boats SŌLACE Boats announces today the launch of a new boat line, by visionary Stephen Dougherty, to be introduced in early 2019. SŌLACE Boats will be manufactured in Edgewater, Florida in a 200,000 square foot factory on 16 acres. This new brand of fishing boats will provide a comfortable, family-friendly, fishing and diving … Continue reading New Brand of Fishing Boats Manufactured in Edgewater

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Veterans Services Expands Services in Daytona Beach

Volusia County has expanded services at its Veterans Services office at 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach. The office now has three full-time veterans counselors and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made by calling (386) 254-4646. In addition to the office, you also may call the Veterans Administration toll-free at (800) 827-1000. The counselors assist all former … Continue reading Veterans Services Expands Services in Daytona Beach

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Food Drive Nets 64,000-Plus Pounds

Public employees collected more than 64,000 pounds of food during the eighth annual countywide “Feed the Need” public employee food drive. That brings the total of the eight-year program to more than 782,000 pounds. The food drive is coordinated by the county and was the brainchild of former County Manager Jim Dinneen. It continued under the leadership of Interim County Manager George Recktenwald and took … Continue reading Food Drive Nets 64,000-Plus Pounds

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2019 Real Estate Market Report

Volusia County’s 2019 Real Estate Market Forecast Volusia residents and visitors are wondering what to expect for the 2019 real estate market. For 2018, the market started with high home prices, historically low mortgage rates and a seller’s market. Has turnover in the housing market peaked? National housing experts predict price gains can only decelerate. The New Smyrna Beach Board of REALTORS Residential Market Statistics … Continue reading 2019 Real Estate Market Report

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2019 Annual Beach and Park Pass Sales

Volusia County beach and county inlet park annual pass holders are able to renew their passes for the 2019 season at any operating toll both or online.  Annual passes may be purchased with cash or a debit/credit card; checks are not accepted. Proof of residency is required for Volusia County residents in the form of a driver’s license or state ID and a vehicle registration … Continue reading 2019 Annual Beach and Park Pass Sales

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Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals

by Mimi McKee Know the laws of short-term rentals in Volusia County Short-term rentals have become a mainstay of the tourism industry in Volusia County, and with the rise of Airbnb and VRBO.com, there has been a rise of short-term rentals in all parts of the country, in all kinds of neighborhood settings. The websites allow users to book nightly, weekly and monthly stays. Volusia … Continue reading Know Your Property Rights: Illegal Vacation Rentals

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BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Family-friendly chain outpost pairs familiar pub fare with an extensive list of house brews. 2514 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 226-2005 Hours: Sun. – Thurs.: 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Fri. – Sat.: 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. See the menu here. See the gluten free menu here. Happy Hour and Specials: MONDAYS: Half off pizza (any large deep dish or … Continue reading BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

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September Fishing Guide

Our fishing guide gives you everything you need to get out on the water this September! Text and Photos by Patrick “Tupat” Eichstaedt Well that was one epic summer and for sure one for the record books! The fishing has been nothing less than stellar from the lagoon all the way north to the inlet and everywhere else in between. The crews offshore have been … Continue reading September Fishing Guide

New Smyrna Beach Restaurants

Find Restaurants in New Smyrna Beach There are no shortage of fabulous restaurants in the charming town of New Smyrna Beach, FL. With two historic downtown streets filled with unique eateries, speciality gift shops and art galleries, you are sure to find something for everyone. Historic Canal Street Canal Street is on the mainland in New Smyrna and home to an array of restaurants and … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Restaurants