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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Maintenance on Daytona Beach Pier finishes quickly

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Thanks to great weather and good tides, maintenance to replace the cross bracing and piles on the east end of the Daytona Beach Pier has been completed. The fishing section will reopen for public use as of 7 a.m. Saturday, May 8. The pier is located at 12...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Health Department offers free COVID-19 vaccines weekly

Free COVID-19 vaccines offered at Health Department

Starting Monday, May 3, free #COVID19 vaccines will be offered weekly at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County’s two Daytona Beach locations:

421 Keech St.Monday & Wednesday8 to 11:30 a.m. & 1 to 4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Mark your calendars for July 4th fun!

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To honor and support our local veteran community, there will be a parade featuring combat veterans, as well as military organizations, beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 4, on Main Street. The Star Spangled Summer Tribute Concert Series at the Daytona Beac...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Centers reopen at full capacity and available to rent

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The city’s community centers have reopened at full capacity and are also available for private rentals. At the facilities, the gyms, fitness centers, libraries and computer labs are available for use. Face masks are required to be worn in the ce...

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Posted on: March 27, 2021

Commission selects Deric Feacher as next city manager

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Deric Feacher, 44, was selected to become Daytona Beach’s next city manager at the special City Commission meeting. 

The employment contract for the new manager was approved at the April 7 City Commission meeting. Feacher is scheduled to...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Tickets on sale for Daytona Tortugas season

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Tickets are on sale now for this season of Daytona Tortugas baseball! Opening Night is at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, against the St. Lucie Mets.

Tickets can be purchased at www.daytonatortugas.com, by calling (386) 257-3172 or by visiting the Daytona Tortu...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Registration for summer camps starts

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The city’s popular summer camp program will begin Monday, June 7, and continue through Friday, Aug. 6, with safety protocols in place due to the pandemic. The nine-week program is for children ages 5 to 16 years old and will be from 7:30 a.m. to...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Make a difference in the city by joining our team

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No matter what your passion is, you can probably put it to use through working for the City of Daytona Beach! From working with children in our Leisure Services programs and helping residents have access to quality water to maintaining infrastructure and ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Beachside's Oakridge Boulevard under construction

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The number of travel lanes on Oakridge Boulevard, between North Halifax Avenue and A1A, are being reduced from three to two lanes and a designated, 7-foot buffered bicycle lane is being created as part of this Florida Department of Transportation project....

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Norma J. Bland field naming set for June 12

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A ceremony for the naming of a new multipurpose field at Derbyshire Park to the “Norma J. Bland Football & Soccer Field” is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 12.

At the Feb. 3, 2021, commission meeting, a request to name a new multipurpose field at De...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

View the Community Redevelopment Agency annual report

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The report highlights projects during the CRA's fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019, and ending Sept. 30, 2020.

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Champions Drive undergoes road improvements

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Project includes repair of sidewalks to improve pedestrian safety.

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

City offers learn-to-swim lessons

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Registration is open for learn-to-swim lessons that will begin Monday, April 5, at the city’s Cypress Aquatic Center located 981 George W. Engram Blvd.The lessons are for youth ages 4 to 10, as well as adults. There are multiple swimming skill l...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Halifax Historical Museum features fire department’s history

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The history of the Daytona Beach Fire Department is featured in an exhibit at the Halifax Historical Museum. Now through the summer, guests can view the exhibit with memorabilia and equipment highlighting the department’s histo...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

View this year’s State of the City

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Watch as Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry discusses last year’s successes and challenges beginning with the pandemic, which affected every aspect of our community.

The city responded to the unprecedented challenges while still completing project...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

DBFD starts program to fight opioid addiction

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The Daytona Beach Fire Department (DBFD) launched a new program aimed at helping individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. The DART (Drug Abuse Response Team) is a collaborative effort between the DBFD Community Paramedicine Program, the D...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Overall crime down in 2020

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Overall crime in Daytona Beach has been on a downward path in the last decade. According to the recently released preliminary reports for 2020 from the police department, the trajectory continues to trend down. Most notably, auto thefts, burglaries, larce...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

New police recruit vehicle hits the streets

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Police recruitment is revving to a new level with the addition of a custom-wrapped vehicle taking to the streets. With iconic images of the city emblazed on the 2020 Chevy Malibu, the vehicle provides a visible reminder that the police department is conti...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

City continues to provide rental assistance

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The city is continuing to offer rental assistance to residents impacted with a financial hardship due to the pandemic. The city was awarded an additional $599,913 in Community Development Block Grant funds as part of the federal CARES Act.

Rental assistanc...

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