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Giving away food, toys and Christmas cheer

Giving away food, toys and Christmas cheer

Daytona businesses and organizations are offering free meals and support during the holidays BY ANDREA BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With Christmas quickly approaching, many people still may need help to make through the holiday. Local businesses and organizations are stepping in and giving back to help spread holiday cheer. There are free holiday dinners available as […]

A healthy start to the holidays

A healthy start to the holidays

Park event included health information, food and music The annual Light Up Midtown health fair was held on Saturday at Daisy Stocking Park. The event was geared toward resident of all ages. The event included free health screenings, giveaways, plenty of information relating to health and nutrition, children’s activities, along with free food and music. […]

Time running out to file for FEMA, SBA assistance

Time running out to file for FEMA, SBA assistance

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The deadline for residents to register for FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) assistance due to damages or losses sustained from Hurricane Matthew is Dec. 16. The Disaster Recovery Center in Daytona Beach, located at the Florida Department of Health – 1845 Holsonback Drive – was scheduled to close at 6 […]

Daytona exploring metal detectors for City Hall

Daytona exploring metal detectors for City Hall

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach is exploring installing metal detectors at City Hall. People going to pay water bills, register their kids for sports and pay the sports fees, get building and vending permits as well as attend commission and committee meetings soon could be stopped. City officials site safety […]

Focus

Focus

Candlelight remembrance service planned in South Daytona Cardwell, Baggett and Summers Community Outreach will host its annual Light of Hope Community Candlelight Remembrance on Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. at Cardwell, Baggett and Summers Funeral Home. The event is free and open to the public. Cardwell, Baggett and Summers Community Outreach is a program of […]

An Old Tyme Christmas

An Old Tyme Christmas

“A December to Remember’’ is the theme of activities this month at the Daytona Beach Bandshell. On Dec. 10, an Old Tyme Christmas Celebration was held at the bandshell featuring local groups. Dr. Victor Gooden and New Life Church Ministries participated in the Dec. 10 event. Bandshell activities continue on Dec. 17 with a Michael […]

Daytona resident leading state criminal justice organization

Daytona resident leading state criminal justice organization

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach resident Linda A. Brooks began serving her term as state president of the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency (FCCD) in November. During the organization’s first quarterly board meeting, Brooks discussed the theme for her presidency, which is “Transforming Race and Crime in our Communities through Education, Empathy and […]

Palm Coast taking applications for 14 college internships 

Palm Coast taking applications for 14 college internships 

The City of Palm Coast is now accepting applications from college students for summer 2017 internships in environmental science, landscape architecture, GIS, public administration, capital projects management, CAD, information technology, utility, public relations, parks and recreation, video production and human resources. These paid, competitive internships are full time and are open to all current college […]

A Christmas play with present-day issues

A Christmas play with present-day issues

The Christmas play, “16 to Life,’’ was presented last weekend at Daytona Christian Center in South Daytona. The drama was written by Sharonda Faison, a facilitator of the Leadership Institute at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Robust with action, comedy and a foundation of faith, this production was anything but a traditional Christmas play. After Kameron Townsend, […]

Museum moving Kwanzaa celebration to James center

Museum moving Kwanzaa celebration to James center

The Mary S Harrell Black Heritage Museum in New Smyrna Beach has presented a Kwanzaa celebration at its site on Duss Street for many years. Due to greater participation, the venue will be moved this year to the Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center, 201 N Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. The event will take place […]