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TSA PreCheck opens at Daytona International Airport

TSA PreCheck opens at Daytona International Airport

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has opened a permanent PreCheck enrollment center at Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB). PreCheck allows participating flyers to experience a more efficient airport screening process by leaving on shoes, light jackets and belts and leaving laptops and compliant liquids in carry-on bags. Passengers must pre-enroll and schedule an appointment at […]

COMMUNITY NEWS

COMMUNITY NEWS

Board to make funding recommendations The Children and Families Advisory Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Building, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. Members will review, score and make funding recommendations for fiscal year 2016-2017 contingency grant funding. The advisory board assesses […]

A reminder that we have not overcome

A reminder that we have not overcome

National NAACP leader Hilary Shelton addresses law enforcement and voting issues during speech at local branch’s annual banquet. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Inequality and injustice remain major concerns of the National NAACP, one of the organization’s leaders said June 25 in Daytona Beach. Hilary Shelton, the National NAACP’s Washington Bureau director and senior vice […]

A lesson from a pro

A lesson from a pro

Local students learn football principles and much more at clinic presented by Bruce McNorton Retired NFL player Bruce McNorton held his 10th local football clinic on June 25 sharing his skill and advice with area students. The free clinic for boys and girls was held at the Derbyshire Park & Sports Complex in Daytona Beach. […]

Construction restarts on apartments owned by city

Construction restarts on apartments owned by city

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Housing Authority has restarted construction on a long-awaited housing development. Construction on The Villages at Halifax II, located in the 200 block of Keech Street, started back up in February. It is the site of the former Daytona Village Apartments, which was located there for about 40 […]

Sorority’s ‘College Trunk Party’ assists Flagler students

Sorority’s ‘College Trunk Party’ assists Flagler students

The Palm Coast Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosted a “College Trunk Party” for its 2016 scholarship recipients on June 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Town Center in Palm Coast. Trunks for the students were filled with a wide assortment of items that would be needed by anyone […]

Police captain: Keep  drones, lanterns  grounded during holiday

Police captain: Keep drones, lanterns grounded during holiday

The Flagler Beach Police Department is requesting that aerial drones and floating sky lanterns stay grounded during this year’s Fourth of July festivities. “One of the most efficient methods used by law enforcement to address the egress of traffic associated with large events like the Fourth of July, is a helicopter serving as our ‘eye […]

Palm Coast plans fireworks, ceremony

Palm Coast plans fireworks, ceremony

The City of Palm Coast will have a public Independence Day ceremony titled “By the Dawn’s Early Light.” The ceremony will begin Monday at 8 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast (half mile west of the Flagler County Library). Speakers will be Nikki and Larry White of the American […]

Firefighters urge residents to celebrate safely

Firefighters urge residents to celebrate safely

With Independence Day on the way, Volusia County Fire Rescue officials are encouraging residents to leave the big show to the professionals. “The safest way to enjoy fireworks is by watching public displays,” said Fire Chief Jeff Smith. “We caution residents against using fireworks because when used improperly, they can cause fires and injuries.” According […]

Votran schedules changes for race days, holiday

Votran schedules changes for race days, holiday

Votran will operate a limited bus service schedule on Monday, July 4. •West Volusia routes 22, 24 and 60 will not operate. Connecting SunRail Routes 31, 32 and 33 will not operate as there will be no SunRail service July 4. Route 20 will operate every two hours beginning with the 7:26 a.m. southbound trip […]