After two public meetings where residents voiced opposition to the city of New Smyrna’s planned mooring field, the City Commission voted unanimously at its Aug. 13 meeting to put the project on hold.
Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry has introduced a new program to encourage children to develop a consistent interest in reading (as the foundation) and other academic studies.
The first week of September, New Smyrna Beach will make its first land buy to help protect Turnbull Creek, the surrounding habitat and wildlife that call the area home.
Arts & Entertainment
The Stage at Thank You Five will host a staged reading of “Nuts” by Tom Topor at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, and Saturday, Aug. 24, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at 4606 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Unit 2N, Port Orange.
Tribute bands for Heart, Pat Benatar and Billy Joel will perform at the Daytona Beach Bandshell Aug. 23-24.
For August, the Deltona Art Club has named Carol Ann D’Agostino as the Featured Artist.
When I was a kid in Southern Louisiana, I couldn’t wait to read the column “Bayou Browsing” by Grits Gresham.
Regular season high school football kicking off