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Help for homeless still a work in progress

Help for homeless still a work in progress

City needs more funds; wants to partner with organizations BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the City of Daytona Beach struggles to assist its homeless population, the homeless themselves are pondering what will happen to them. During a special meeting on Aug. 3, the city commission voted not to extend funding from 11 days to […]

Who’s running? A list of local candidates

Who’s running? A list of local candidates

Who’s running? A list of local candidates BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local politicians are gearing up for the primary election, which will take place on Aug. 30. From debates to town halls, there have been opportunities for residents to get to know the candidates’ positions. Many important offices are up for grabs in Daytona […]

An evening with an artist

An evening with an artist

International painter’s exhibit closes at Golden center “Healing Through the Sacred G,” the paintings of international artist Paul Antonello Houzell, were on display through Aug. 5 at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural & Educational Center, 1000 Vine St., Daytona Beach. The fine art exhibit was sponsored by Vitas Healthcare the City of Daytona Beach. Houzell […]

Retired educator from Daytona off to the Olympics

Retired educator from Daytona off to the Olympics

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach native Carrie Harris Allen recently retired as a high school principal in California. A sports fanatic, she chose the biggest sports event in the world – the Olympics – for her big retirement trip. Allen, who graduated from historically Black Campbell Senior High School in 1962, flew out […]

Flagler NAACP presents golf tourney Saturday

Flagler NAACP presents golf tourney Saturday

The Flagler County NAACP will host its 15th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Cypress Knoll Golf Course, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast. The tournament is named after the late Jacqueline A. Browne, who revitalized the dormant Flagler branch in 2000. Browne, an educator, was chairman of the Public […]

COMMUNITY NEWS

COMMUNITY NEWS

Candidates forum to focus on mayoral race The Daytona Beach Area Progressives will host a forum for all candidates in the Daytona Beach mayoral race on Monday, Aug. 15. The forum will be held at The Peoples White House, 736 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. All candidates for the […]

No real drama during Kaine, Trump visits

No real drama during Kaine, Trump visits

Candidates stomp for votes during rallies at Ocean Center, Daytona State BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Despite serious clashes between Donald Trump protesters and supporters in some major U.S. cities, there were no incidents reported during his stop Wednesday in Daytona Beach. On Wednesday, the presidential nominee spoke to a massive crowd of about 8,000 […]

Daytona giving away more school supplies Saturday

Daytona giving away more school supplies Saturday

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF School starts on Aug. 15 and Daytona Beach parents who need help with school supplies are in luck. The Daytona Beach Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway continues this Saturday. Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away from 9 a.m. to noon at Daisy Stocking Park, 550 Third St. The event will […]

Some homeless now in motels but may not be for long

Some homeless now in motels but may not be for long

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Earlier this week, dozens of people had to leave a temporary homeless shelter behind the Salvation Army in Daytona Beach and move into local motels. After being on the streets and in parks most of Monday, they were relocated to motels such as the Host Inn at 315 Bellevue Ave. […]

Justice Assistance Grant funds available for nonprofits, cities

Justice Assistance Grant funds available for nonprofits, cities

Applications are being accepted from nonprofit organizations and local cities for funds from an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Countywide from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Eligible programs include law enforcement; crime labs and forensics; crime prevention; prosecution, indigent defense and courts; corrections and community corrections; re-entry services; behavioral health assessment and […]