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Free legal advice available Oct. 28 in Daytona Beach

Free legal advice available Oct. 28 in Daytona Beach

In honor of Pro Bono Month, the Volusia County Bar Association has teamed up with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF), the primary provider of free legal aid in Central Florida, to host a Free Legal Advice Clinic for Civil Matters. The clinic will take place at the CLSMF Volusia County office, 128 Orange Ave. […]

Salvation Army seeking holiday volunteers

Salvation Army seeking holiday volunteers

The Salvation Army is seeking red kettle bell ringers. The red kettle is a century-old Christmas symbol, helping shoppers remember the needy during the holiday season.  Groups and individuals are needed from Nov. 21 through Dec. 24. The Salvation Army will be operating about 40 red kettle locations locally.  The kettles will be open from […]

Florida Senate removes Confederate flag from its seal

Florida Senate removes Confederate flag from its seal

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Without a formal vote, the Florida Senate on Monday agreed to strip the Confederate battle flag from its official seal, removing one of the few remaining vestiges of the infamous icon in state government. After some hesitation when the change first came up, senators – […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Volusia has emergency grant funds available for nonprofits Volusia County has received Emergency Solutions Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the implementation of a rapid-rehousing program for homeless families with children, chronically homeless individuals, and homeless veterans. The amount available for distribution is $230,000. Of the available funds, $20,000 […]

Pastor tells how young Zion Baptist helping the lost, rejected

Pastor tells how young Zion Baptist helping the lost, rejected

The Rev. Charlene Cothran, pastor of Zion Baptist Church of Palm Coast, recently weighed in on the fruit of the Lord’s branch at Zion, uniquely planted in 2013. “Two years later, here we are in our new sanctuary…” said Pastor Cothran, “and God has really blessed us. He’s laying a wonderful foundation of a loving family.” […]

Community News

Community News

New Palm Coast City Hall opens Monday The City of Palm Coast’s new City Hall at 160 Lake Ave. will open for business at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The offices in the City Marketplace shopping center, 160 Cypress Point Parkway. Suite B-106, will close for good at 5 p.m. Oct. 23. There will be […]

Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30. Family-friendly activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting, balloon animals, carnival games, a bounce house and pumpkin decorating. This free event is open to the public. Children should be accompanied by an adult and have their own bag or container to collect goodies. […]

Biketoberfest draws large crowd to Midtown

Biketoberfest draws large crowd to Midtown

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Biketoberfest rolled into Volusia County last weekend and Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr. captured the motorcyclists in action. Daytona Beach was jam-packed with activities and bikers along Main Street and Beach Street but motorcyclists also found their way to Midtown as local, black-owned businesses on Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Another Black on the Volusia County Council?

Another Black on the Volusia County Council?

Dr. Willie Kimmons hopes so. He is running for the District 2 seat being vacated by Josh Wagner. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dr. Willie Kimmons, a veteran educator and community leader, has announced he’ll run for the District 2 Volusia County Council seat. Kimmons, who also is a regular Daytona Times guest columnist, cites his […]

A LEGACY OF LOVE

A LEGACY OF LOVE

B-CU building’s rotunda named in honor of trustee and his late wife BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES About 100 people gathered on the lawn of Bethune-Cookman’s University’s College of Liberal Arts on Oct. 9 for a dedication of the Wilson Memorial Rotunda in honor of B-CU Trustee Rufus L. Wilson, and his late wife, Janice […]