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Volusia cities’ improvement coalition hosting environmental conference

Volusia cities’ improvement coalition hosting environmental conference

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF An Environmental Justice Conference geared toward non-profit organizations, governments, community stakeholders, students, scholars, artists and environmental health professionals is scheduled for April 20 in New Smyrna Beach. Dr. Deanna Wathington, executive dean of Bethune-Cookman University’s College of Health Sciences, will discuss how the environment affects health at the free conference, […]

Orange Avenue project drives lawsuit

Orange Avenue project drives lawsuit

Merchants suing city over loss of business during construction BY ANDREAS BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES City of Daytona Beach and Orange Avenue construction project officials say the roadwork is 70 percent complete and moving along, but residents and businesses remain frustrated. Some owners of small businesses that sit on the west end of […]

Biarritz manager: Non-customers tarnishing club’s name

Biarritz manager: Non-customers tarnishing club’s name

BY ANDREAS BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The manager of the Biarritz Club says his establishment is getting a bad rap. For years, the nightclub, located at 309 Pearl Street in Daytona Beach, has been in the news for shootings and other crimes. “Don’t get caught up in the media hype. Anyone who has […]

Flagler chair, other women attend D.C. conference on domestic violence

Flagler chair, other women attend D.C. conference on domestic violence

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Flagler County Commission Chair Barbara Revels was in Washington, D.C., last week attending a conference and training conducted by End Violence Against Women International. Revels attended the conference as part of a grant requirement for Sally’s Safe Haven. Other Flagler women attending the conference were Deputy County Administrator Sally Sherman; […]

Community News

Community News

Easter Seals sponsoring 5K, Family Fitness Walk Registration is open for the Easter Seals’ 5K/Walk With Me Daytona, which will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, 105 Orange Ave., Daytona Beach. Walkers, runners and wheelchair athletes of all ages are invited to take […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha presents Male Cook-off on Sunday

Alpha Kappa Alpha presents Male Cook-off on Sunday

The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.  will host its fourth annual Male Cook-off on Sunday, April 3, featuring local residents vying for the title of top chef in several categories, including entrees, sides and desserts. Guests are invited to taste their creations and help choose an audience favorite. The event […]

DAYTONA TIMES OUT & ABOUT

DAYTONA TIMES OUT & ABOUT

Residents observe Good Friday, Easter services There were plenty of Holy Week observances in the area last week. The Daytona Times was able to stop by services at two Daytona Beach churches. The Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance hosted a noon Good Friday service on March 25 at Mount Bethel Baptist Church. Superintendent Derrick Harris […]

Community News

Community News

Going fishing? License-free freshwater fishing this weekend in Florida Gov. Rick Scott has announced that Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, will be a license–free freshwater fishing weekend for Florida residents and visitors. “License-free fishing weekends are a great way for Floridians and visitors to enjoy the fishing capital of the world and to […]

Operation Safe Surrender set for Tuesday at Daytona church

Operation Safe Surrender set for Tuesday at Daytona church

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Persons with an outstanding warrants will have a chance to clear up past troubles on Tuesday, April 12, during the Operation Safe Surrender program from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ, 511 Fremont Ave., Daytona Beach. Members of the clergy, police and […]

Public safety council to meet April 14

Public safety council to meet April 14

The Volusia County Public Safety Coordinating Council will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in courtroom one of the Justice Center, 251 N. Ridgewood Ave., Daytona Beach. Public officials, community groups and members of judicial, law enforcement and correctional services comprise the committee, which assesses the population of contracted and county-owned detention […]