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Posted on: December 9, 2022

Louease May chosen as city's Volunteer of the Year

Louease May

When Louease May retired three years ago from her job with Sherwood Medical Industries, her friends asked her what she would do with all of her free time.

“I told them I would keep busy by helping people,” said May, a DeLand native. “And that’s exactly wha...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

DeLand Fire Station 81 wins national award for design

Fire Station award

Not only does it look sharp, DeLand Fire’s Station 81 has now received national acclaim for its design.

The fire station, which opened in early 2022, was recognized among 61 entries nationwide in the annual Firehouse Station Design Awards, receiv...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

DeLand Fire Department awarded ISO Class 1 status

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The DeLand Fire Department has been awarded ISO Class 1 status, becoming the first fire department in Volusia County to receive the classification.

ISO Class 1 is the best rating a fire department can receive, meaning fire crews demonstrated excellent serv...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Winter Wonder DeLand coming back this December

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Winter Wonder DeLand presented by Duke Energy is back and bigger and better than ever!

Launched in 2021, Winter Wonder DeLand is a month long celebration of the holidays, where residents can enjoy the holiday lighting displays and ambiance in Downtown DeLa...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Storm debris collection to begin Monday (10/9) in DeLand

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The City of DeLand’s contractor on Monday (10/9) will begin collecting of debris created by Hurricane Ian.

The city has contracted with DRC to collect vegetative and construction and demolition debris. 

Here are simple tips for residents to follow ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Two DeLand projects receive ECHO funding

Jackson-Lane Memorial Park

Two projects were awarded ECHO funding this week after receiving approval by the Volusia County Council.

The Charles Paiva Greenway, which runs north from Earl Brown Park along Alabama Avenue to near Stetson University, received a $1.5 million grant that w...

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City News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Stetson University check-in this weekend

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Please be advised that Stetson University students will be returning to campus this weekend. 

As a part of their move-in process they will be doing a drive-thru check-in at the Lynn Business Center on Saturday. Check-in starts 8 a.m. Saturday and ...

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City News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Eidson Drive connector project breaks ground


(DeLand, FL) – Officials broke ground this week on a connector road that will give a number of businesses in North DeLand access to a major thoroughfare.

The Eidson Drive connector project will provide companies located in the Northwest Industrial Park, Pa...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Three DeLand officials honored as home rule heroes

The Florida League of Cities (FLC), celebrating its 100th anniversary as the united voice for Florida's municipal governments, recently recognized three city officials -- Commissioner Chris Cloudman, Assistant City Manager Mike Grebosz and Mayor ...

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