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Love Fest returns on Aug. 27

Love Fest returns on Aug. 27

The Third Annual Love Fest is scheduled for Aug. 27 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 849 Derbyshire Road in Daytona Beach. This is a free community event, which is about restoring unity in the community through community partnership awareness. Free food, haircuts and health screenings will be available. There also will be a […]

Disco at the Bandshell

Disco at the Bandshell

KC and the Sunshine Girls had local residents dancing to some popular ‘70s tunes on Aug. 12 at the Daytona Beach Bandshell. A large crowd turned out to hear the KC and the Sunshine Band tribute band. Songs included “Shake Your Booty,” “Get Down Tonight’’ and “That’s the Way I Like It’’ – all 1970s […]

Children and Families Advisory Board to meet Aug. 29

Children and Families Advisory Board to meet Aug. 29

The Children and Families Advisory Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at the Volusia Literacy Council, 826 White St., Daytona Beach. Members will discuss, evaluate and make recommendations for requests provided by lead agencies for the “services for persons with disabilities” service category. The advisory board assesses and evaluates strategies to meet […]

Bikes and backpacks

Bikes and backpacks

Local motorcycle clubs held their first community backpack giveaway on Saturday at the Islamic Center of Daytona Beach. Participating motorcycle clubs included We Hot Throttle Divas, Divine Divas, Xfactor, Steel Stallions, Sunchasers and Down – N- Dirty. More than 300 backpacks were distributed. (DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM)

Community News

Community News

Flagler seeking nominations for Veteran of the Year Flagler County’s Veterans Services Office is asking for nominations for its Veteran of the Year award, which will be presented on Veterans Day. The award will be presented to a living Flagler County veteran who has not only served his or her country with honor, but has […]

Help for homeless still a work in progress

Help for homeless still a work in progress

City needs more funds; wants to partner with organizations BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the City of Daytona Beach struggles to assist its homeless population, the homeless themselves are pondering what will happen to them. During a special meeting on Aug. 3, the city commission voted not to extend funding from 11 days to […]

Who’s running? A list of local candidates

Who’s running? A list of local candidates

Who’s running? A list of local candidates BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local politicians are gearing up for the primary election, which will take place on Aug. 30. From debates to town halls, there have been opportunities for residents to get to know the candidates’ positions. Many important offices are up for grabs in Daytona […]

An evening with an artist

An evening with an artist

International painter’s exhibit closes at Golden center “Healing Through the Sacred G,” the paintings of international artist Paul Antonello Houzell, were on display through Aug. 5 at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural & Educational Center, 1000 Vine St., Daytona Beach. The fine art exhibit was sponsored by Vitas Healthcare the City of Daytona Beach. Houzell […]

Retired educator from Daytona off to the Olympics

Retired educator from Daytona off to the Olympics

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach native Carrie Harris Allen recently retired as a high school principal in California. A sports fanatic, she chose the biggest sports event in the world – the Olympics – for her big retirement trip. Allen, who graduated from historically Black Campbell Senior High School in 1962, flew out […]

Flagler NAACP presents golf tourney Saturday

Flagler NAACP presents golf tourney Saturday

The Flagler County NAACP will host its 15th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Cypress Knoll Golf Course, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast. The tournament is named after the late Jacqueline A. Browne, who revitalized the dormant Flagler branch in 2000. Browne, an educator, was chairman of the Public […]