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Retired barber ready to teach B-CU students

Retired barber ready to teach B-CU students

Etavius Russ wants to partner with the university to provide a healthy environment for aspiring stylists to do hair. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Master barber and and entrepreneur Etavius Russ has more than 42 years of experience in the barbering business. Russ is now retired, but he has a vision: He wants to create […]

‘Inspires others and gives selflessly of themselves’

‘Inspires others and gives selflessly of themselves’

Local businessman among Juneteenth Hometown Heroes BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mario Davis will be one of the Volusia County residents honored on June 16 during the annual Juneteenth Hometown Heroes event at the Midtown Cultural and Education Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd. The banquet begins at 7 p.m. Davis, president and owner of […]

Town hall meetings to address health issues

Town hall meetings to address health issues

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Residents with health concerns are being encouraged to share their thoughts during a series of community health town hall series hosted by the Florida Department of Health Volusia County. Each event focuses on some of the leading causes of mortality in certain municipalities. Two health town hall meetings are scheduled […]

Otis Kittles, Jr. remembered

Otis Kittles, Jr. remembered

Pallbearers carry the mortal remains of longtime Daytona Beach resident Otis Kittles, Jr. to a waiting hearse after a homegoing service Saturday at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church. A large contingent of friends and family traveled from Kittles’ hometown of Sylvania, Ga., to celebrate his life. Kittles died May 28 at age 76.

Focus

Focus

Free Social Security session scheduled at library Learn how to access your personal Social Security information during a free presentation at 5:30 p.m. June 14 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Bianca Taylor, a public affairs specialist with the Orlando Social Security Administration office, will explain how to […]

Community

Community

Physiatrist to speak to Parkinson’s group Dr. Carolyn Geis, a physiatrist, will present “Keeping your Stride with Parkinson’s’’ from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Dr. Geis is the director of neuroscience for Halifax Health and medical director for […]

Registration opens for Flagler’s Senior Games

Registration opens for Flagler’s Senior Games

Active adults ages 50 and up can now sign up for the third annual Palm Coast & the Flagler Beaches Senior Games, which offers competition in 14 sports. The games, presented by Cora Health Services Inc., will be held Sept. 10 to 18. The Seniors Games are open to men and women competing against other […]

Midtown Motown a treat for Franklin fans

Midtown Motown a treat for Franklin fans

Hundreds of people got a little “Respect’’ on Saturday night during an installment of Midtown Motown, an evening of free entertainment at a Daytona Beach park. The June 4 concert featured the Aretha Franklin Tribute Band from Miami. Midtown Motown, a new concert series at Cypress Park at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, will […]

‘Ready to get to college’

‘Ready to get to college’

Two 17-year-old high school graduates reflect on graduating early and their career goals. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Thousands of high school students graduated from the Volusia and Flagler counties school systems last week. Among them were best friends Melinda Jeffries-Beamon and Charnee Irvin, both 17 year-olds who graduated from Atlantic High School in Port […]

Summer program options for kids  still available

Summer program options for kids still available

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With the school year officially set to end next week, parents are looking for things for their kids to do during the summer. Have no fear. There are summer camps and programs still available. Summer camps and programs are designed to provide constructive activities for the youth and could ease […]