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Weekend of blues returns to Daytona Oct. 7-9

Weekend of blues returns to Daytona Oct. 7-9

The Seventh Annual Daytona Blues Festival is set for Oct. 7, 8 and 9 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach. The Friday lineup will be a showcase of women in blues. Vocalist and saxophonist Vanessa Collier opens the festival and is followed by Long Tall Deb, featuring Colin John.  Katy Guillen and The Girls […]

Community News

Community News

Tobacco Free Florida partnership event set for Sept. 26 The Tobacco Free Florida – Volusia County Partnership will meet at 4 p.m. Sept. 26 to review current tobacco control policies in cities located in Volusia County. The meeting will be held at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, 1845 Holsonback Road, Daytona Beach. […]

Black women gather in Flagler for networking event

Black women gather in Flagler for networking event

The “Who’s That Lady?” Black Women’s Expo Business Network event was held on Sunday at The Purpose Center in Flagler Beach. According to organizer Carmen A. Gray, the event was to provide a spotlight on premier minority women-owned businesses “that are impacting our lives, locally, nationally & globally right in our own neighborhoods.’’ Gray, founder […]

Palm Coast’s International Festival returns on Oct. 1

Palm Coast’s International Festival returns on Oct. 1

Palm Coast will celebrate its cultural heritage – through food, wine, entertainment and cultural exhibits – during the fifth annual Palm Coast International Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1. The festival is from noon to 9 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, along Park Street. Admission is free. Attendees can try a variety of ethnic […]

Excellence in Education enters its ninth year

Excellence in Education enters its ninth year

Daytona Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM FIAT’s Excellence in Education Challenge is underway for students in Volusia and Flagler schools. The challenge is presented by Bright House Networks and Daytona Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM. It’s an incentive-based program open to all high school juniors and seniors who attend Volusia and Flagler County schools, both public and […]

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Community News

Friday is deadline to sign up for Deltona festival Deltona will celebrate the cultures that make up the city at its second annual Festival of Nations. On Sept. 24, residents and visitors will gather at the Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., for a day of free, non-stop music, dance and food from […]

Human Services Advisory Board to meet Sept. 20

Human Services Advisory Board to meet Sept. 20

Volusia County’s Human Services Advisory Board will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties, 3747 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. The meeting will include a new member orientation with a review of the board’s bylaws, duties and responsibilities. Members also will review the organizational standards for the […]

B-CU to honor senator, trustees, business leaders

B-CU to honor senator, trustees, business leaders

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University is preparing to honor Florida Senator Arthenia Joyner as well as longtime B-CU trustees and supporters on Oct. 19 at Bethune-Cookman University’s fourth annual Legacy Awards Gala. Joyner will receive the university’s Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees are Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Board of Trustees […]

Never Forget Tribute is Sept. 11 at Daytona park

Never Forget Tribute is Sept. 11 at Daytona park

A Never Forget Tribute will take place on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m. at Daytona Memorial Park, 1425 Bellevue Ave., Daytona Beach. The tribute is a special commemoration to honor the memory of the thousands who died on Sept. 11, 2001. The tribute is a family community event open to the public. Opening ceremonies […]

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Community News

Palm Coast plans 9/11 observance The City of Palm Coast Fallen Heroes Memorial honoring emergency responders killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will take place at Heroes Memorial Park on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 8 a.m. The park is located at 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm Coast (half mile west of the […]