Covid-19 cases continued to surge over the weekend in Volusia County, up 390 to 7,097, including 54 non-residents, and six more deaths, as of 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, according to the Florida Department of Health.
Several candidates will be on the Aug. 18 ballot for countywide or district offices of Volusia County government bodies.
Flags in the City of Daytona Beach Shores flew at half-mast following news of the death of one of the city’s most honored public figures, former two-term Mayor Don Large, who died July 21 from medical complications from Covid-19.
Arts & Entertainment
The Boardwalk Merchants and Friends of the Bandshell will present Never Stop Believin', a tribute to Journey, at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Daytona Beach Bandshell.
Arts on Douglas will host an opening reception for its annual themed group exhibit Endless Summer from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at 123 Douglas St., New Smyrna Beach.
Yes, July 31st is National Avocado Day, and it’s another one of those unusual holidays.
I was happy to learn that lots of my friends did better than I on the short red snapper season recently passed.
No more practice for NASCAR
I have fished with my friend Brad Kayholm of Wham Bam Charters for so long and with such success that I have assigned him mystical powers.