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Three-day event to focus on domestic violence

Three-day event to focus on domestic violence

Weekend will include Winter Wonderland fashion, dinner show BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Lillie Wiggins is co-owner of Spa Dazzle Hair Salon & Day Spa in Port Orange. On any given day, beauty and style services are her specialty, but the local entrepreneur is combining philanthropy, domestic violence awareness, and style to present the second […]

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Author to discuss Bethune’s life, legacy Nancy Long will discuss her biography, “The Life and Legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune,” at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Long is president of the Heritage Preservation Trust and a retired professor at Bethune-Cookman University. Her book is based on interviews […]

F.R.E.S.H. BOOK FESTIVAL 2016

F.R.E.S.H. BOOK FESTIVAL 2016

Orlando author to discuss ‘A White Man’s Woman’ at Jan. 9 event BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF When the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival gets underway this month in Daytona Beach, one of the featured authors will be Malvin Ann Williams-Tyson of Orlando whose book is titled “A White Man’s Woman.’’ Based on a true story, Williams-Tyson tells […]

Libraries to host breast and cervical cancer programs

Libraries to host breast and cervical cancer programs

Women between 50 and 64 who have no health insurance and limited income may be eligible for free Pap smears, clinical breast exams and mammograms through the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Vickie Lawrence, a health outreach representative with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, will explain how the program […]

Health care signup help available at library

Health care signup help available at library

Trained navigators will offer enrollment assistance from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Jan. 28 (except Dec. 24) at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Avenue, Daytona Beach. Navigators will also be available from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9. Schedule appointments at 904-762-8609 […]

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Health department issues swimming advisory for Main Street beach area SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County has issued a swimming advisory for the Main Street area of the beach in Daytona Beach based on recent water sampling. “We typically see elevated bacteria levels during this time of year due […]

An Evening with Tamela Mann

An Evening with Tamela Mann

Old Label Production & Kingsmen Entertainment will present “An Evening with Tamela Mann’’ on Feb. 6 at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center. Mann is perhaps best known as “Cora’’ in Tyler Perry plays featuring the character “Madea.’’ She also stars in “Mann & Wife,’’ a series on Bounce TV with actor husband, David […]

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DeLand church to present candlelight concerts The choir of Trinity United Methodist Church will host its annual candlelight concerts on Friday, Dec. 18, and Saturday, Dec. 19, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The work to be performed this year is titled “Let There Be Christmas,” which will include celebrative songs of praise to reflective carols […]

Daytona State TV station presents global holiday performances

Daytona State TV station presents global holiday performances

Daytona State College’s WDSC TV15 has a line up of traditional programming including an encore presentation of its “Our Musical Gift to the Community,’’ which was presented earlier this month. Here’s a listing of upcoming shows: National Christmas Tree Lighting: Sunday, Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m. (repeats Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.) ‘Our Musical Gift to […]

‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ auditions Monday

‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ auditions Monday

The Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College will conduct open auditions for “Smokey Joe’s Café’’ from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Performance Hall (bldg. 230), Choir Room. The musical celebrates the golden age of rock n’ roll, boasting the longest […]