Local News for Ormond Beach, Florida


Volusia County Fire Rescue receives FEMA grant

Volusia County Fire Rescue has received $240,909.09 in federal funds to purchase personal protective equipment and supplies for its firefighters, paramedics and emergency medical technicians. The funding was made available through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant – COVID-19 Supplemental Program, which is overseen by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security. Applications were accepted nationwide READ MORE.

Votran July 4 route changes

Votran will operate a limited service schedule on Saturday, July 4, for Independence Day. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possible travel conflicts. East Volusia Routes 3, 4, 10, 15 will operate on a regular Sunday schedule from the Intermodal Transportation Facility at the Ocean Center. Routes 1 and 17 READ MORE.

Celebrate with space this July 4 weekend

Large crowds are expected at the beach for the upcoming July 4 holiday weekend. With COVID-19 concerns, all beachgoers are reminded to maintain physical distancing, avoid congregating in large groups and wear a face covering when distancing is not possible. All in-season vehicular beach access ramps will be open to vehicles for beach parking from READ MORE.