Local News for Port Orange, Florida


1995 time capsule to be opened

1995 time capsule to be opened If you were opening a time capsule from 1995, what would you expect to find? Newspapers, magazines, a video of “Forrest Gump”? Certainly not a thumb drive. Volusia County officials will find out when they open an Earth Day time capsule that was planted outside the Thomas C. Kelly READ MORE.

Panel discussion Friday on COVID-19 business assistance

Volusia County will be hosting a panel discussion to provide information to the community about financial assistance that’s available to businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The time, date and location are as follows: Time:                 10 a.m. Date:                  Friday, April 17, 2020 Location:            Volusia County Emergency Operations Center, 3825 Tiger Bay READ MORE.

Wrap-up from Tuesday’s COVID-19 briefing

Volusia County officials found rays of hope and reasons for optimism during an approximately two-and-a-half-hour briefing Tuesday with the County Council on the county’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Council members were told Tuesday that there are slight signs of a levelling off of new cases and protective gear and hospital beds appear to READ MORE.