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Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day is set for Sept. 28

Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day is set for Sept. 28

Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day is set for Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the city’s Public Works facility at 950 Bellevue Ave., Daytona Beach. Residents have an opportunity to safely dispose of common yet potentially hazardous household items, including paint, thinners, solvents, pesticides, fertilizers, household chemicals, batteries, pool chemicals, anti-freeze and […]

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Marcia Riley, a DeLand resident, has been chosen as a presenter at the International PLAIN 2013 Conference in Vancouver next month. The Oct. 10-13 conference attracts hundreds of writers, editors, teachers, professors, entrepreneurs, corporate managers, government employees, consultants, students and other supporters of clear communication. Riley was raised by her grandparents […]

Fallen heroes will be remembered at Palm Coast 9/11 observance

Fallen heroes will be remembered at Palm Coast 9/11 observance

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES On Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m., the City of Palm Coast will have a public Fallen Heroes Memorial honoring emergency responders killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The Fallen Heroes Memorial recognizes the selfless acts of courage exemplified by the members of the Police, Fire and EMS departments. […]

Cultural Arts grant seminar is scheduled for Sept. 11

Cultural Arts grant seminar is scheduled for Sept. 11

The Palm Coast Parks and Recreation Department and Palm Coast Leisure Services Advisory Committee will host its annual Cultural Arts Financial Assistance Grant Seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE. Palm Coast non-profit organizations are invited to attend. The content of the seminar […]

9/11 Drive to Donate’ scheduled Saturday at Speedway

9/11 Drive to Donate’ scheduled Saturday at Speedway

For the eighth consecutive year, Daytona International Speedway and OneBlood will partner together for the 9/11 “Drive to Donate” Blood Drive on Sept. 7 at Daytona International Speedway. The “Drive to Donate” Blood Drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. inside the Daytona 500 Club, located in the infield and just outside […]

DeBary Hall to host presentation about African American museum

DeBary Hall to host presentation about African American museum

Learn about the African American Museum of Art during a free presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Executive Director Mary Allen will share information about the museum’s revolving gallery and permanent collection, which has more than 150 artifacts, sculptures and masks from African countries. The museum, […]

Three services to mark Durham’s 10th anniversary

Three services to mark Durham’s 10th anniversary

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Area ministers and choirs will help Dr. L. Ronald Durham celebrate his 10th anniversary as pastor of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach during three different services beginning Thursday Aug. 16. The celebration ends on Sunday Aug. 18 with the Rev. Al Sharpton, president of the National Action […]

Prophetic Conference 2013 set at Choice Christian Center

Prophetic Conference 2013 set at Choice Christian Center

Prophetess Deborah Ford, senior pastor of Choice Christian Worship Center along with her husband co-pastor Harold Ford, will be presenting Prophetic Conference 2013 Aug. 16-17. “A Clarion Call, Let the Prophets speak” is the theme of the conference, which will take place at 327 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The event is free. […]

Police department plans gun buyback on Aug. 22

Police department plans gun buyback on Aug. 22

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the second time this year, Daytona Beach police will be offering gift cards for guns with no questions asked. The gun surrender will take place on Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Daytona Beach. The event will be from […]

Volusia Flagler YMCA hosts open house at Midtown center

Volusia Flagler YMCA hosts open house at Midtown center

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and the City of Daytona Beach hosted an open house on July 30 at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center/Cypress Aquatic Center. The purpose of the gathering was to educate the community about YMCA programs at the center and to solicit input on what additional programs might […]