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Allen Chapel to celebrate pastor’s anniversary

Allen Chapel to celebrate pastor’s anniversary

Members of the Allen Chapel AME Church, 580 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach, is inviting the community to the appreciation celebration of its pastor, the Rev. Nathan M. Mugala.  This is his sixth year at the church. Several events are scheduled to honor him and his wife, Tammie. • Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. […]

Section 8 applicants asked to contact county

Section 8 applicants asked to contact county

Volusia County residents who applied for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program through the county are asked to contact the county’s Community Assistance Division to update their information. Pre-application status verification forms were mailed to the 509 residents on the waiting list on Sept. 27. Applicants must complete the form and return it to […]

Free health summit takes place Friday

Free health summit takes place Friday

The 2013 Health and Human Services Summit is Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center.  Attendance is free. This is an opportunity to learn more about agencies, programs, and services in our community. A list of exhibitors is available at www.ovf.org/summit.htm. The summit is open to the public […]

Homebuyer assistance workshops planned

Homebuyer assistance workshops planned

First-time homebuyers can learn about Volusia County’s Neighborhood Stabilization and Homebuyer Assistance programs during free workshops from: • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Edgewater Public Library, 103 W. Indian River Blvd., Edgewater; and • 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana […]

Are all males destined to become grumpy old men?

Are all males destined to become grumpy old men?

SPECIAL TO THE NNPA NEWS SERVICE The short answer to the question, “Are all men destined to become grumpy as they age?” The answer is no! No man has to become a “grumpy old man.” Growing up, do you remember that old man at the end of the block just waiting for some unsuspecting kid […]

Participants sought for Light Up Midtown parade, health fair

Participants sought for Light Up Midtown parade, health fair

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Local business owners and residents are being asked to decorate their businesses and residences again during the holidays for the second annual “Light Up Midtown” event. Winners will receive recognition and awards at the Dec. 17 city commission meeting. On that date at 7 p.m., business owners and residents will […]

Port Orange continues history series

Port Orange continues history series

Port Orange’s History Lecture Series continues with a lecture about the historic landmark – the Chapel at Grace Episcopal Church on Oct. 11. The lecture begins at 1 p.m. and will be held at the Adult Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Drive. As one of Port Orange’s undiscovered landmarks, the Chapel at Grace Episcopal Church also […]

Hospice seeking volunteers to make lap blankets

Hospice seeking volunteers to make lap blankets

Haven Hospice is looking for generous people willing to sew, crochet, or knit lap blankets for hospice patients. The maximum size is limited at 40” x 50” because of wheelchair usage. Patriotic-themed blankets would be appreciated by veteran patients. This project ends Dec.15 and will hopefully result in 200 donated lap blankets ready to bring […]

Mayor ‘shaken up’ over shooting at dad’s home

Mayor ‘shaken up’ over shooting at dad’s home

Daytona police shoot suspect who allegedly tried to stab woman BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A shooting by police early Wednesday morning at the home of Daytona Beach mayor’s father has led to an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). The FDLE is investigating two Daytona Beach police officers involved in the […]

Another place to learn and grow

Another place to learn and grow

Dickerson Center Boys & Girls Club holds grand opening BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Lime green, black, blue, teal, grey, orange, red and gold. Those were the colors of the T-shirts hundreds of youth from across Volusia and Flagler County wore Monday at the John H. Dickerson Center during the official grand opening of the […]