Thanks to a raffle held on Friday, August 9, the Wily Owl Toy Store is keeping its doors open. Owner Vin Philip posted that raffle tickets were being sold for their iconic, 6 foot tall ferris wheel.
People can be picky when it comes to barbecue. There is one restaurant that most agree is exceptional, and it is coming our area. 4 Rivers Smokehouse is coming to Daytona Beach. The Winter Park-based BBQ chain filed paperwork with the state indicating a new location is coming.
If you’ve been wanting to eat at Cress Restaurant, but keep finding their events sold out, your luck is about to change!
A potential SunRail station coming to DeLand is back in the news with renewed energy. The project fell off a few years ago due to a lack of funding. Currently SunRail tracks run 61 miles, only coming as far north as DeBary. A 12 mile segment to make DeLand the system’s northern terminus would cost more than $75 million.
You've likely heard, Stetson Baptist Church in DeLand made national headlines because of a giving initiative that paid off $7.2 million in crippling medical debt and funded 3 foster homes, all in one day. What many media reports did not mention is that the results were because of the generosity of approximately 350 families contributing, not just a few big contributors.
It would be a dream come true for many West Volusia residents! A recent blurb in the West Volusia Beacon reports that Aldi has submitted an application for a building permit to the DeLand Building Department. The permit has been approved by the Building Department but is waiting for approval from the Fire Department.
If you’re looking to light up your 4th of July, Volusia County is home to a multitude of fun ways to celebrate our freedom with fireworks.
You never know what path you will wind up traversing through the journey of life. Nowhere is that more true than in our careers. If wise, we let experience take us to the next stage as we learn and grow.
Join the DeLand Breakfast Rotary for the 28th Annual Wild Game Feast. This year’s Feast will be Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 5 – 9 p.m. in the Tommy Lawrence Arena at the Volusia County Fairgrounds (3150 E. New York Ave.)
The countdown to summer break has begun. Most parents and grandparents are hastily searching for camps, Vacation Bible Schools, day trips and activities to fill the calendar. For a fun, family-friendly activity, consider hitting the trail to visit the “Wings of the West” around Volusia County.
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