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Federal retirees to meet Sept. 19 in Ormond Beach The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2247 in Ormond Beach will present a seminar on federal employee retirement benefits at its Sept. 19 meeting. B. Virginia Comella, a retired federal human resources manager, will be the speaker. The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. […]

NASCAR, Daytona community loses ‘special woman’

NASCAR, Daytona community loses ‘special woman’

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF NASCAR matriarch Betty Jane France was remembered this week as a great mother, grandmother, friend, community leader and philanthropist. France died Monday at age 78.  She was the executive vice president and assistant treasurer of NASCAR as well as the chairwoman emeritus of The NASCAR Foundation. A public memorial service […]

A good election day for Henrys

A good election day for Henrys

Daytona siblings get the most votes in their respective races. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For the Henry family, the 2016 primary was a pretty special day. Mayor Derrick Henry was re-elected and his two siblings also made strides in their races. His brother, Daytona Beach Commissioner, Patrick Henry, won the Democratic race for the […]

Keeping an eye on the storm

Keeping an eye on the storm

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Tropical Depression 9 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine on Wednesday afternoon, reaching sustained winds of 40 miles per hour around its center. The storm has been brewing in the Gulf of Mexico most of the week while dropping rain and wind across Florida. It is estimated to be able […]

Embry-Riddle’s free Speakers Series kicks off Sept. 12

Embry-Riddle’s free Speakers Series kicks off Sept. 12

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES From the story of the legendary Wright brothers by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough, to Florida and Daytona Beach history, cybersecurity, foreign policy challenges and national politics, Embry-Riddle invites the public to attend its fall 2016 Speakers Series. Marc Bernier, special assistant to Embry-Riddle president and host of “The Marc […]

Weather stations provide data in Volusia County

Weather stations provide data in Volusia County

Volusia County Emergency Management officials are reminding residents to be prepared in case a storm threatens the area. “Every family should create a disaster plan and start stocking their disaster supply kits,” Jim Judge, Volusia County’s emergency management director. “After a disaster, emergency workers may not be able to reach everyone right away. In some […]

Flagler residents urged to sign up for CodeRED

Flagler residents urged to sign up for CodeRED

Flagler County officials are encouraging residents to sign up for the CodeRED weather warning notifications and for those requiring additional assistance to apply for the special-needs evacuation shelter registry. “Weather conditions can change rapidly,” said Steve Garten, Flagler County Public Safety Emergency Manager. “We especially want to make sure we have everyone with special needs […]

Fallen heroes to be remembered at Palm Coast’s 9/11 observance

Fallen heroes to be remembered at Palm Coast’s 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 Fallen Heroes Memorial recognizes the selfless acts of courage exemplified by the members of the Police, Fire and EMS departments. It […]

Huger sues city, alleges discrimination

Huger sues city, alleges discrimination

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When Thomas Huger applied for a job as the City of Daytona Beach’s deputy Public Works director last year, he was armed with a master of business administration graduate degree, numerous certifications and excellent performance evaluations and reviews. The current facilities construction and maintenance manager, who has a 10-year work […]

Early voting ‘going good’ in Volusia

Early voting ‘going good’ in Volusia

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Thousands in Volusia County decided to take advantage of early voting for the Aug. 30 primary. The Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website shows that 6,022 registered voters had participated in early voting as of Daytona Times’ Wednesday presstime, including 1,364 at City Island Library in Daytona Beach. That’s an […]