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Pastor tells how young Zion Baptist helping the lost, rejected

Pastor tells how young Zion Baptist helping the lost, rejected

The Rev. Charlene Cothran, pastor of Zion Baptist Church of Palm Coast, recently weighed in on the fruit of the Lord’s branch at Zion, uniquely planted in 2013. “Two years later, here we are in our new sanctuary…” said Pastor Cothran, “and God has really blessed us. He’s laying a wonderful foundation of a loving family.” […]

Community News

Community News

New Palm Coast City Hall opens Monday The City of Palm Coast’s new City Hall at 160 Lake Ave. will open for business at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The offices in the City Marketplace shopping center, 160 Cypress Point Parkway. Suite B-106, will close for good at 5 p.m. Oct. 23. There will be […]

Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30. Family-friendly activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting, balloon animals, carnival games, a bounce house and pumpkin decorating. This free event is open to the public. Children should be accompanied by an adult and have their own bag or container to collect goodies. […]

Biketoberfest draws large crowd to Midtown

Biketoberfest draws large crowd to Midtown

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Biketoberfest rolled into Volusia County last weekend and Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr. captured the motorcyclists in action. Daytona Beach was jam-packed with activities and bikers along Main Street and Beach Street but motorcyclists also found their way to Midtown as local, black-owned businesses on Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Another Black on the Volusia County Council?

Another Black on the Volusia County Council?

Dr. Willie Kimmons hopes so. He is running for the District 2 seat being vacated by Josh Wagner. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dr. Willie Kimmons, a veteran educator and community leader, has announced he’ll run for the District 2 Volusia County Council seat. Kimmons, who also is a regular Daytona Times guest columnist, cites his […]

A LEGACY OF LOVE

A LEGACY OF LOVE

B-CU building’s rotunda named in honor of trustee and his late wife BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES About 100 people gathered on the lawn of Bethune-Cookman’s University’s College of Liberal Arts on Oct. 9 for a dedication of the Wilson Memorial Rotunda in honor of B-CU Trustee Rufus L. Wilson, and his late wife, Janice […]

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

COMPILED BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is urging residents to get vaccinated against influenza by the end of October to reduce the risk of illness this flu season. The flu shot is recommended annually for all Floridians six months of age and older. “The flu shot is […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Embry-Riddle plans Oct. 30 Halloween Carnival Parents looking for a safe way to spook and scare their little ones are invited to join Embry-Riddle students and staff at the Daytona Beach Campus for the school’s annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30. Family-friendly activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting, balloon animals, carnival games, a bounce […]

Community News

Community News

Entrepreneurial Speaker Series Scholarships available at Daytona State Three  students will receive $1,500 scholarships on Thursday, Nov. 12, when Daytona State College’s L. Gale Lemerand Center for Entrepreneurship will be announced during the center’s fall speaker series event. Applications are being accepted now for the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series Scholarship. One scholarship will […]

Votran makes scheduling changes for Biketoberfest

Votran makes scheduling changes for Biketoberfest

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES In response to anticipated traffic congestion during the upcoming Biketoberfest, some Votran routes have been changed. Schedule delays will occur from Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 18. “Heavy event traffic is anticipated and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations,” said Steve Sherrer, Votran’s general […]