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Palm Coast cultural arts grant application period open The City of Palm Coast offers a Cultural Arts Financial Assistance Matching Grant program to provide funding for cultural arts programs and/or events that are conducted within the City of Palm Coast by Palm Coast-based non-profit organizations. Funding is still available for the current fiscal year – […]

Community

Community

Hope Fellowship announces Black History schedule In recognition of Black History Month, Bishop Derek T. Triplett and Hope Fellowship Church will host a number of events to honor Florida’s black heritage and history. During the month of February, the community is invited to a series of educational and entertaining events —from music and the arts […]

A major feat for longtime Votran driver

A major feat for longtime Votran driver

Bernard Huggins becomes second operator with 3 million-mile safety record SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES It took him about 40 years to do it, but Votran operator Bernard Huggins now can claim he HAS driven three million miles without a preventable accident. In achieving the rare safe driver achievement, Huggins becomes only the second Votran […]

More Community News

More Community News

Bus system’s fare increase takes effect Feb. 2 Beginning Feb. 2, Votran riders will face a modest fare increase, the second of a two-part phased fare hike. The first phase of the rate increase became effective in February 2014. Votran is increasing fares to help offset substantially higher operating costs. Even with the increase, Votran fares remain […]

One City, One Vision, Two Years

One City, One Vision, Two Years

Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry talks about his first two years in office BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Nearly 14,000 residents voted in 2012 to elect Derrick Henry as the second Black mayor of Daytona Beach. The former Zone 5 city commissioner recently sat down with the Daytona Times to discuss his first two […]

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., 1929-1968

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., 1929-1968

‘Honor, educate and celebrate’ Local MLK celebrations will include march,  banquet, worship service ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “Honor, educate and celebrate” is the theme of this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations in Daytona Beach. The Rev. John T. Long, pastor of Tubman-King Community Church, is the chairperson of MLK Celebration for Florida, […]

Portion of Orange Avenue to be closed for about two months

Portion of Orange Avenue to be closed for about two months

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Orange Avenue, from Caroline Street to Reva Street, will be closed to through traffic through about mid-March due to the $17.6 million dollar Orange Avenue Reconstruction Project. The project has been underway since June of 2014. The roadway’s base and surface are being rebuilt. New water, sewer and drainage systems are being installed, […]

Focus

Focus

Hospital names Fowler as director of Patient Financial Services Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has named Katrina D. Fowler as director of Patient Financial Services. In this role, Fowler is responsible for directing the operational, financial and personnel functions of the patient business office, including billing, cash posting, collections, customer service, accounts receivable vendor management, […]

Daytona Beach honors its officers

Daytona Beach honors its officers

Daytona Beach law enforcement and their supporters gathered at the Museum of Arts and Sciences for the annual Daytona Beach Police Law Enforcement Service Awards on Jan. 9. After giving remembrance to officers killed in the line of duty, a moment of silence was offered for the men and women who serve in Daytona Beach […]

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A new year is a new opportunity to set health goals and stick with them. For many, it is a chance to quit tobacco. Fortunately, Volusia County residents don’t have to do it alone. The Florida Department of Health and the Tobacco Free Florida program have free, proven-effective resources that can […]