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Daisy Hamilton Williams will be remembered at Saturday service

Daisy Hamilton Williams will be remembered at Saturday service

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Volusia County residents will pay tribute to Daisy Hamilton Williams on Saturday at a funeral service at Shiloh Baptist Church in Daytona Beach. Williams, 76, a longtime Volusia County educator, community leader and Daytona Times newspaper columnist, died on Sept. 5 at her home. Williams wrote the “Community News’’ column for […]

Carter’s foundation honors community leaders at gala

Carter’s foundation honors community leaders at gala

The Embassy of Hope Foundation presented L. Gale Lemerand and Joe Petrock its Embassy of Hope Foundation Hall of Fame Award on Aug. 27 during the Vince Carter Charity Gala. “Gayle Lemerand and Joe Petrock exemplify my foundation’s mission of helping those less fortunate and giving of themselves for the betterment of our community,” said […]

Community honors 9/11 victims, heroes

Community honors 9/11 victims, heroes

A Never Forget Tribute at Daytona Memorial Park on Sunday was one of the area’s 9/11 observances held to remember the victims and heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Thousands of flags were on display at the park during the 15th anniversary service to honor the lives lost on 9/11. Nearly 3,000 died […]

Doctor dispenses medicine, compassion

Doctor dispenses medicine, compassion

Daytona Beach physician discusses patients’ trust, high cost of health care BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Loretha King, a primary care physician at Florida Health Care Plans in Daytona Beach, knew she wanted to be a doctor at a very young age. King, who has an extensive career in health care – having been […]

B-CU to honor senator, trustees, business leaders

B-CU to honor senator, trustees, business leaders

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University is preparing to honor Florida Senator Arthenia Joyner as well as longtime B-CU trustees and supporters on Oct. 19 at Bethune-Cookman University’s fourth annual Legacy Awards Gala. Joyner will receive the university’s Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees are Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Board of Trustees […]

Health department opening in Orange City

Health department opening in Orange City

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County soon will be serving residents from a new, consolidated location in Orange City. To celebrate the opening, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City. An open house will follow the ceremony from 9:15 a.m. to 10 […]

Never Forget Tribute is Sept. 11 at Daytona park

Never Forget Tribute is Sept. 11 at Daytona park

A Never Forget Tribute will take place on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m. at Daytona Memorial Park, 1425 Bellevue Ave., Daytona Beach. The tribute is a special commemoration to honor the memory of the thousands who died on Sept. 11, 2001. The tribute is a family community event open to the public. Opening ceremonies […]

Community News

Community News

Palm Coast plans 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 park is located at 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm Coast (half mile west of the […]

Area business owners showcase their designs at hair, fashion show

Area business owners showcase their designs at hair, fashion show

The Out of the Box Hair and Fashion Show was presented Aug. 27 at the Hampton Inn in Daytona Beach. This event featured nine business owners/designers who were able to showcase their creative ability by providing runway ready looks. The featured businesses were Mii Fabulousity, Styles by Jean-Pierre, Twisted Ties, Studio 78, Klassy Kouture, Neo Dasha, House […]

Volusia Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 10

Volusia Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 10

More than 5.3 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and in Florida, over half-a-million people are currently diagnosed. In Volusia County, there are just over 17,000 people living with Alzheimer’s. An estimated $236 billion will be spent in America- on care for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia in 2016. By […]