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Votran to provide limited holiday service on Christmas, New Year’s in Volusia County

Create: Tue, 12/24/2019 - 06:16
Author: Sera King

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Votran will operate on a limited service schedule on Christmas and New Year's in Volusia County for those who rely on the public buses to get to and from work, for shopping or other essential needs.

Oak Hill Breaking News

OAK HILL, Fla. -- Oak Hill library hosts family craft night. Families can create keepsakes and memories during a monthly, all-ages craft program at the Oak Hill Public Library, 125 E. Halifax Ave. Grab your kids and come to the next session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. Registration is not required. For more information, please call the library at 386-345-5510.

ANALYSIS: Volusia County politicians proof positive that appearances can be deceptive, especially when it comes to First Amendment

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Four years ago, Frank Bruno, Joie Alexander and Carl Persis stepped off the county council dais, having done the people's work.

Volusia County Council's Deb Denys: Not giving mosquitoes free pass in Oak Hill

OAK HILL, Fla. -- It's called Mosquito Lagoon for a reason.

One of the most scenic waterways in Florida is under attack from mosquitoes. And as such, the mosquitoes are under attack from Volusia County's aerial spray bombardment, assures the Southeast Volusia County Council's elected leader.

Volusia County lifts burn ban in unincorporated areas as well as Oak Hill, Lake Helen & Pierson

DELAND, Fla. -- Volusia County Fire Services has lifted the burn ban for the county’s unincorporated areas as well as the municipalities of Oak Hill, Lake Helen and Pierson.

County Chair: Rocket plant going to Brevard instead of Oak Hill despite vote tonight on land-use change at ex-city dump

Big question: Is Project Panther still in play or are citizens being played by their own government representatives and Daytona insiders?

Blue Origin not coming to Oak Hill / Headline Surfer®OAK HILL, Fla. -- Volusia County Chair Jason Davis said despite a second and final vote tonight by the Oak Hill City Commission on a land-use change from mixed use to manufacturing for a rocket-rebuilding plant shrouded in secrecy for weeks, tonight's expected final approval is all for naught.

That's because the project dubbed codename "Panther" that has been touted for location at the city' former dump, is headed to Brevard County's Cape Canaveral, home of NASA..

"That project is long gone," Davis reiterated to Headline Surfer this afternoon. "That ship sailed long ago to Brevard at NASA. t's a done deal." 

Oak Hill structure fire guts residence; leaves family homeless

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Orange flames arw visible in the raw video of the fire scene, which left a family homeless Wednesday in Volusia Couhty's southern-most coastal city.

OAK HILL, Fla. -- It took 18 firefighters from Volusia County, New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Brevard County a couple hours to full extinguish a two-story wood-framed home at 212 Gaines St., early on this Wednesday afternoon that left a family homeless.

An adult female was in the home at the time, but was able to get escape the flames without any injuries, but the house was completely destroyed by the fire, which was visible to responding firefighters.