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Town hall meetings to address health issues

Town hall meetings to address health issues

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Residents with health concerns are being encouraged to share their thoughts during a series of community health town hall series hosted by the Florida Department of Health Volusia County. Each event focuses on some of the leading causes of mortality in certain municipalities. Two health town hall meetings are scheduled […]

Otis Kittles, Jr. remembered

Otis Kittles, Jr. remembered

Pallbearers carry the mortal remains of longtime Daytona Beach resident Otis Kittles, Jr. to a waiting hearse after a homegoing service Saturday at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church. A large contingent of friends and family traveled from Kittles’ hometown of Sylvania, Ga., to celebrate his life. Kittles died May 28 at age 76.

Focus

Focus

Free Social Security session scheduled at library Learn how to access your personal Social Security information during a free presentation at 5:30 p.m. June 14 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Bianca Taylor, a public affairs specialist with the Orlando Social Security Administration office, will explain how to […]

Community

Community

Physiatrist to speak to Parkinson’s group Dr. Carolyn Geis, a physiatrist, will present “Keeping your Stride with Parkinson’s’’ from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Dr. Geis is the director of neuroscience for Halifax Health and medical director for […]

Registration opens for Flagler’s Senior Games

Registration opens for Flagler’s Senior Games

Active adults ages 50 and up can now sign up for the third annual Palm Coast & the Flagler Beaches Senior Games, which offers competition in 14 sports. The games, presented by Cora Health Services Inc., will be held Sept. 10 to 18. The Seniors Games are open to men and women competing against other […]

Midtown Motown a treat for Franklin fans

Midtown Motown a treat for Franklin fans

Hundreds of people got a little “Respect’’ on Saturday night during an installment of Midtown Motown, an evening of free entertainment at a Daytona Beach park. The June 4 concert featured the Aretha Franklin Tribute Band from Miami. Midtown Motown, a new concert series at Cypress Park at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, will […]

‘Ready to get to college’

‘Ready to get to college’

Two 17-year-old high school graduates reflect on graduating early and their career goals. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Thousands of high school students graduated from the Volusia and Flagler counties school systems last week. Among them were best friends Melinda Jeffries-Beamon and Charnee Irvin, both 17 year-olds who graduated from Atlantic High School in Port […]

Summer program options for kids  still available

Summer program options for kids still available

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With the school year officially set to end next week, parents are looking for things for their kids to do during the summer. Have no fear. There are summer camps and programs still available. Summer camps and programs are designed to provide constructive activities for the youth and could ease […]

Campbell’s media center named in honor of former principal

Campbell’s media center named in honor of former principal

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The media center at Campbell Middle School is now the “Vickie J. Presley Media Complex.’’ The honor for Presley came on Monday, May 23, during a dedication and naming ceremony at the Daytona Beach school. Presley is the retired area superintendent for Volusia County Schools and former principal of Campbell […]

Strapp golf tournament  set for Saturday

Strapp golf tournament set for Saturday

The 13th Annual Elisha J. Strapp Golf Scholarship Tournament hosted by the Greater Friendship Scholarship Ministry will be held June 4 at the LPGA International Golf Course, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach. Celebrating 13 years, the community and education 2016 tournament honorees will be Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick L. Henry and City Manager James Chisholm. […]