Publication: The West Volusia Beacon

First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Autumn in the Oaks returns to DeLeon Springs Saturday, Oct. 25

PHOTO COURTESY DELEON SPRINGS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONLandscaping — Tom Maier and Rudy Rode turn soil and mulch to plant a crop of coontie ferns along the U.S. Highway 17 in DeLeon Springs, as part of a beautification project. See the results when you visit ... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mellencamp on DeLand: ‘Wow’

PHOTO COURTESY MUSEUM OF ART - DELANDTalking art and life — Muscian and artist John Mellencamp, right, talks with museum Executive Director George Bolge, left, and press about the forces that drive his art, both painting and music. Mellencamp was interviewed ... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Volusia and all of East Central Florida under flood advisory

BEACON PHOTO/MARSHA MCLAUGHINWater creep — In this photo taken Sept. 24, the St. Johns River is about a foot below dock level at Highland Camp Fish Park. Today, operator Rick Rawlins said, the water is about 2 inches below the dock. More rain is forecast ... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

St. Johns River near overflow, due to heavy rains

BEACON PHOTO/MARSHA MCLAUGHLINHigh water — Water from the St. Johns River rose almost to dock level at High Park Fish Camp near DeLand Sept. 24. It may reach the docks today, Sept. 25, or tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 26.More rain to comeBy Pat AndrewsBEACON ... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

New playground in DeLand honors the life of Theresa Groth

BEACON PHOTO/MARSHA MCLAUGHLINNew playground — The new Theresa Groth Memorial Playground on the grounds of Higher Ground Ministries Revival Center in DeLand emphasizes the importance of play areas for children with developmental disabilities.By Sarah ... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Volusia County beach-driving petition seeks signers

IMAGE COURTESY GREG GIMBERTBeach-driving campaign — The image of a 1960s-style woody beach wagon with a surfboard on top represents the grass-roots movement to require voter approval before driving can be banned on any more sections of Volusia County ... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

West Nile virus found in Volusia County woman

IMAGE COURTESY IFASCarrier — Mosquitoes transmit the West Nile virus with their bites. A Volusia County woman has been infected with the virus, and the Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.By Pat AndrewsBEACON ... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 17 2014]

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"We invite you to mark your calendars now and come enjoy a delightful day under the beautiful oaks of the Porter House grounds" Munizzi said
"It's problem solving … I go to the canvas, create a problem, then try to solve it" Mellencamp said
"Motorists should deactivate cruise control and slow down in heavy rainfall, to reduce the risk of hydroplaning" according to the weather statement. Also, don't drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway...
"It's pretty high. It's about a foot from being even with our dock" Grant Rawlins said. "It's already over the banks in some places."

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Autumn in the Oaks returns to DeLeon Springs Sa... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Oct 23 2014]
Mellencamp on DeLand: ‘Wow’ [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Oct 10 2014]
Volusia and all of East Central Florida under f... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 29 2014]
St. Johns River near overflow, due to heavy rains [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 25 2014]
New playground in DeLand honors the life of The... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 25 2014]
Volusia County beach-driving petition seeks sig... [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 23 2014]
West Nile virus found in Volusia County woman [Published The West Volusia Beacon - Sep 17 2014]
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