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How About This View From Atlantic Plaza?

Hello from Atlantic Plaza Condominium in beautiful New Smyrna Beach, Florida. This picture of the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean was taken just a few days ago. The Atlantic Plaza is a unique 22 unit family-oriented vacation rental condominium. They offer daily and weekly rentals year round and monthly rates in the Off-Season and Winter Season. For a reservation stay …

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Happy Monday! Check out our upgraded home page!

Volusia.com’s home page has been updated and upgraded! Check us out! Volusia.com is the original community web site all about our beautiful area. We have been online providing information to the world for over 20 years. Volusia.com was the vision of my darlin husband of 30 years, Rusty Crawford. Rusty lost a short battle with cancer last year and left …

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Isn’t it time you joined Volusia.com?

Did you know that Volusia.com has been online over 20 years now? That’s right, 21 years. Hard to believe that 20 years ago few people had even heard of the internet but that’s when we started compiling, educating, taking pictures and videos of our area and sharing them with the world…..And we are still here, growing, expanding and providing great …

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Have you met Ocean Properties and Vacation Rentals?

Ocean Properties & Management, Inc. has been selling the New Smyrna Beach lifestyle since 1986.  They are THE source for all your real estate needs. Ocean Properties & Management, Inc. is the leader in real estate marketing and is proud to be the largest independent, family owned and operated real estate firm in the New Smyrna Beach area. Ocean Properties …

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What’s Happening This Weekend in Volusia County!

It’s the weekend again and so much great stuff is going on in Volusia County. Beach Weeks Blues Festival started Thursday and goes till Sunday beachside in New Smyrna Beach with lots of great live music all over the Flagler Avenue area. Live theater offerings this weekend include “Gypsy” at the Athens in DeLand and at the Shoestring Theater in Lake …

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Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the great moms and everybody who performs the mom role in someone’s life!  Here are a couple of fun facts about Mother’s Day. The first Mother’s Day was on May 10, 1908. This day was founded by Anna Jarvis and President Wilson made it a national holiday in 1914. Mother’s Day is one of the …

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Is it time to get to know Althafer Senior Placement Services?

The placement of a loved one into a senior home can often be an emotionally taxing, time- consuming task. Althafer Senior Placement’s sole purpose is to help seniors and family members find the best possible placement option in the Volusia County area. Using their many years of combined experience, they will assist you through this process in a professional and …

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Another Beautiful Sunrise in New Smyrna Beach, Florida!

Thanks so much to my old friend Walter for being the early bird to catch these beautiful pictures of the sunrise this morning on New Smyrna Beach, here in Volusia County, Florida. We have some rain predicted to start out the week but the rain usually sweeps through and lets the sun come back out. Happy May to everybody! Summer …

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Welcome to Barry’s Smyrna Hydraulics!

Barry Ownby at Smyrna Hydraulics is your local hydraulic hose man. Barry is a local who grew up working right there at the shop with the original owner, his dad Jim Donnelly, who started the business. Check out their new web site at Barry’sSmyrnaHydraulics.com. Come on by and say hello! “Established in 1959 and still owned by the same family, …

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Monday again – Beautiful week ahead here in Volusia County, Florida

Summer has already arrived here in Sunny Florida of course! We have highs in the high 80’s this week and no rain in store this week. The beach is beautiful and Sunday it was very busy. And next week it will be May already! Wow, this year is sure flying by. I have been updating our volusia.com calendar so don’t …