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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 […]

New dining experience opens for BCU students, area residents

New dining experience opens for BCU students, area residents

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The aroma of collard greens, ham and sweet potatoes permeated the air. Hamburgers were frying on the grill and pizza was being baked in the oven. There is a station for salads. Desserts are plentiful and smorgasbords of other treats are waiting. And the cherry on top is it’s all […]

Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A free baseball clinic, sponsored by the KinderVision Foundation, will take place Saturday at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach from 1-4 p.m. for kids 6-15. Former Major League Baseball players will offer advice during the clinic. The clinic will be followed at the ballpark by the Greatest Save Hall […]

B-CU students hold vigil for tennis player who died in accident

B-CU students hold vigil for tennis player who died in accident

Hundreds of Bethune-Cookman University students gathered Sunday night at the school for a candlelight vigil for fellow student Juan Munoz from Columbia who was killed Sept. 15 in a motorcycle accident. Munoz, a junior business major, also was on B-CU’s tennis team and was called by the university an “outstanding tennis player.’’ He was driving […]