Also 10 years ago this week: Feed Our Neighbors food drive; commissioners express concern about water fluoridation chemicals.
According to the Ormond Beach Observer edition from 10 years ago this week ...
- The school district was slicing its budget back by $39 million, cutting 250 school jobs while reducing the property tax rate. It was also expanding virtual learning, implementing eight new virtual learning platforms. The program had increased from 85 to 125 full-time students since the previous year.
- Halifax Urban Ministries was taking part in the Feed Our Neighbors food drive.
- The City Commission was debating whether to temporarily halt fluoridation of the city's water supply, with commissioners expressing concern that the chemical company the city was buying its fluoride from wasn't promptly turning over data sheets showing that the company had been providing exactly what the city had purchased.