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Public safety council to meet April 14

Public safety council to meet April 14

The Volusia County Public Safety Coordinating Council will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in courtroom one of the Justice Center, 251 N. Ridgewood Ave., Daytona Beach. Public officials, community groups and members of judicial, law enforcement and correctional services comprise the committee, which assesses the population of contracted and county-owned detention […]

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Black Clergy Alliance hosting Good Friday, Easter services The Black Clergy Alliance is hosting a communitywide Good Friday “Seven Last Words of Christ’’ on March 25 at noon at Mount Bethel Baptist Church, 700 South Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach. An Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at Kingdom Family […]

Community News

Community News

Volusia to collect hazardous waste in Ormond Beach and DeBary Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division will host free collection events for household hazardous materials April 1 and 2. Residents may drop off old paint, solvents, automobile batteries, pool chemicals, pesticides, motor oil, gasoline, other household chemicals, and up to 10 fluorescent lamps at these times […]

YMCA encourages residents to learn risks, factors for developing diabetes

YMCA encourages residents to learn risks, factors for developing diabetes

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES March 22 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day and with millions of Americans at risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA urges residents of Volusia County to learn their risk and take action to prevent the disease. Currently, diabetes affects nearly 29 million people; another […]

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Tryouts for lifeguards Saturday Volusia County Beach Safety and Ocean Rescue is hiring lifeguards for the summer. Tryouts will be held March 12 at the Cypress Aquatic Center, 981 George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach, from 8 a.m. to noon. They will continue at the Port Orange YMCA from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. On March […]

BIKE WEEK 2016

BIKE WEEK 2016

Lots of motorcycles, lots of fun Activities are underway for the 10-day Bike Week. That means plenty of flashy bikes, lots of activities and great food. According to to the official Bike Week organizers, the event is “filled with high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases and much more.’’ It was established […]

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Bike Week to impact Votran service Bike Week brings heavy traffic, and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations. Schedule delays will occur from March 4 through 13. Detours are subject to change without notice. “Votran will make every effort to notify customers as soon as the detours and route deviations […]

Symposium to focus on student engagement

Symposium to focus on student engagement

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Two leading experts on promoting student engagement and success inside and outside the halls of higher education will speak at Daytona State College’s eighth annual Academic Excellence Symposium slated for Friday, March 4, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Hosseini Center on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

Exhibits focusing on Blacks around a little longer The Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit tells the tragic story of Emmitt Till, the Chicago 14-year-old who was brutally beaten and murdered in 1955 in Money Miss. The Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit, organized by Delta State University, is at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach until […]

Flagler’s Native American Festival  is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler’s Native American Festival is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler County is hosting its second annual Native American Festival at Princess Place complete with dancing, weapons demonstrations, wildlife exhibits, encampments and displays. The festival will run Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Sunday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is organized by the Flagler […]