FDOT: Ribbon cutting planned for Friday
HOLLY HILL, Fla. -- Later this week, residents and others will be reminded that they "can get there from here" when the newly-built Daytona Avenue Bridge opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
It takes place at the Daytona Avenue Bridge, in the 1000 block of Daytona Avenue, in the City of Holly Hill. The event starts at 5 p.m., Friday,
The Daytona Avenue Bridge serves as an important link near Holly Hill City Hall. It provides direct, north-south access.
But since Feb. 23, 2011, first responders and citizens had to travel a longer, less direct route, after it was discovered the local bridge was unlikely to continue safely handling day-to-day traffic anymore.
Bike Week: 1 death so far during 10-day motorycyle rally in greater Daytona Beach heading into final weekend
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- With only one biker fatality on Monday, the 2018 Bike Week motorcycle rally has been a fun-fiulled adventure heading into the final weekend of the 10-day event.
So far, a motorcyclist from New York killed in Holly Hill remains the lone roadway fatality.
The wreck at Flomich and State avenues took place at 8:10 p.m., according to a report from Florida Highway Patrol. The rider, identified Wednesday as 54-year-old David Remchuck of Hornell, NY, was thrown from his 2005 Harley-Davidson after he struck a utility pole while westbound on Flomich.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danny Eslick took his third Daytona 200 win on Saturday, March 18, after making a last lap pass in turn four of Daytona International Speedway.
HOLLY HILL, Fla. -- At 55 and out of the marriage scene for a decade now, the last thing political consultant Maureen France wanted to deal with was the hassle of a wedding, especially with family and friends in two separate locates more than 600 miles apart. So she and her longtime beau eloped.
BREAKING NEWS: Volusia County high school graduation rates have improved, but still lower than those in neighboring Seminole, Orange, Brevard & Flagler counties
Headline Surfer Public Candidate Debates: Heather Post & Al Smith go at it in quest for County Council district 4 seat
HOLLY HILL, Fla. -- If there is one thing certain from the Headline Surfer Public Candidate Debates for the three seats on the Volusia County Council up for grabs in the Nov. 8 general elections, district 4's Heather Post and Al Smith do not like each other one bit and it showed when they were seated next to each other with the moderator to their left and the video camera pointed at them.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- I had the honor of serving as a law enforcement officer for more than 31 years, the last five as chief of police of a full-service municipal department in east Central Florida.
HOLLY HILL, Fla. -- Children can enjoy group activities and field trips with Volusia County’s spring break camps, which are being offered in Holly Hill and DeBary from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 21 through 25. Both camps will offer playground activities, field trips, movies, and arts and crafts. Advance registration and payment are required.
OAK HILL, Fla. -- A motorcycle crash Saturday morning near Oak Hill resulted in the death of a 70-year-old woman who was riding as a passenger, a Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman said.
Eleanor Geertson died less than four hours later at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach of unspecified injuries. She and her husband were wearing helmets. He was not injured.