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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Family Health Source provides COVID-19 vaccine

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The city is partnering with Family Health Source to offer free Moderna COVID-19 vaccines from 1:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. No appointment is needed and anyone over the age o...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Public invited to virtual meetings to learn about coastal resiliency studies

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The public is invited to attend virtual meetings to learn about two utility-related studies, which will help the city better understand the possible influences from projected sea-level rise and flooding events.

6 p.m. Tuesday, April 20

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Registration for summer camps starts

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The city’s popular summer camp program will begin Monday, June 7, and continue through Friday, Aug. 6, with safety protocols in place due to the pandemic. The nine-week program is for children ages 5 to 16 years old and will be from 7:30 a.m. to...

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Posted on: March 27, 2021

Commission selects Deric Feacher as next city manager

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Deric Feacher, 44, was selected to become Daytona Beach’s next city manager at the special City Commission meeting. 

The employment contract for the new manager was approved at the April 7 City Commission meeting. Feacher is scheduled to...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

View the Community Redevelopment Agency annual report

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The report highlights projects during the CRA's fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019, and ending Sept. 30, 2020.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Norma J. Bland field naming set for June 12

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A ceremony for the naming of a new multipurpose field at Derbyshire Park to the “Norma J. Bland Football & Soccer Field” is planned for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 12.

At the Feb. 3, 2021, commission meeting, a request to name a new m...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Champions Drive undergoes road improvements

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Project includes repair of sidewalks to improve pedestrian safety.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Utility worker Ted Wolfe performs CPR on unresponsive stranger

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A longtime city employee is being praised as a hero for saving a stranger’s life after he found a 57-year-old man unresponsive and slumped over his steering wheel on Mason Avenue. Utilities worker Theodore “Ted” Wolfe didn&am...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

City offers learn-to-swim lessons

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Registration is open for learn-to-swim lessons that will begin Monday, April 5, at the city’s Cypress Aquatic Center located 981 George W. Engram Blvd.The lessons are for youth ages 4 to 10, as well as adults. There are multiple swimming skill l...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Halifax Historical Museum features fire department’s history

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The history of the Daytona Beach Fire Department is featured in an exhibit at the Halifax Historical Museum. Now through the summer, guests can view the exhibit with memorabilia and equipment highlighting the department’s histo...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

View this year’s State of the City

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Watch as Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry discusses last year’s successes and challenges beginning with the pandemic, which affected every aspect of our community.

The city responded to the unprecedented challenges while still completing project...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Stay informed of crime in your area

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With the click of your mouse, you can see the types of crimes happening in Daytona Beach through CrimeMapping.com. Residents can see the types of crimes and sort information based on the following:

  • Date
  • Addresses
  • Distance
  • Offenses

For more information, visit t...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

DBFD starts program to fight opioid addiction

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The Daytona Beach Fire Department (DBFD) launched a new program aimed at helping individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. The DART (Drug Abuse Response Team) is a collaborative effort between the DBFD Community Paramedicine Program, the D...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Overall crime down in 2020

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Overall crime in Daytona Beach has been on a downward path in the last decade. According to the recently released preliminary reports for 2020 from the police department, the trajectory continues to trend down. Most notably, auto thefts, burglaries, larce...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

New police recruit vehicle hits the streets

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Police recruitment is revving to a new level with the addition of a custom-wrapped vehicle taking to the streets. With iconic images of the city emblazed on the 2020 Chevy Malibu, the vehicle provides a visible reminder that the police department is conti...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Commissioners approve resolution to support environmental initiative

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At the Jan. 6, 2021, City Commission  meeting, commissioners approved a resolution supporting House Bill H.R.5589 and U.S. Senate - Senate Bill S.3939 jointly titled Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act. This bipartisan legislation seeks to establish a...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Citizens on Patrol recruiting volunteers

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is recruiting volunteers to join its Citizens on Patrol (COP) program, a volunteer service where residents perform crime watch activities, alert the police department of hazardous and unlawful behavior and provid...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Revised procedures for City Commission and advisory board meetings

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has revised procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation at city commission and advisory board meetings.

  • Members of the public who want to comment on an agenda item or items can complete this for...
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