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Transportation planning organization meets July 27 in Palm Coast

Transportation planning organization meets July 27 in Palm Coast

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization will hold a meeting from 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 27, to receive public input on the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan. The meeting will be held at Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast. Specifically, the public meeting is to solicit […]

Flagler accepting applications for Veteran of the Year

Flagler accepting applications for Veteran of the Year

Julie Murphy, public information officer, states that all veterans deserve high praise, but Flagler County is looking for nominations for Veteran of the Year. The award will be presented to a living Flagler County veteran who has not only served his or her country with honor but has used the leadership skills and abilities learned […]

Students learn about fire safety during ‘Data Busters’ program

Students learn about fire safety during ‘Data Busters’ program

Area high school students participating in the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency’s “Data Busters” program visited Flagler County Fire Rescue Division to learn about the department and how to properly use a fire extinguisher. “I’m going to show you how to use these fire extinguishers and while I wouldn’t discourage you from putting out a […]

Community News

Community News

Democrats meeting July 21 at Red Lobster The next meeting of the Democratic Club of North East Volusia County is scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, a 7 p.m. in the private dining room of Red Lobster, 2625 W.  West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach.  The private dining room has been reserved from 5 p.m. to […]

Congresswoman leads discussion on abuse of girls, women in criminal justice system

Congresswoman leads discussion on abuse of girls, women in criminal justice system

BY SHANTELLA Y. SHERMAN SPECIAL TO THE NNPA U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently held a panel of juvenile court judges and young women to discuss how Congress should address the specific needs of women and girls in the judicial system. The panel, on June 26, focused on issues impacting women and young girls in […]

Million Man March to convene Oct. 10 in D.C.

Million Man March to convene Oct. 10 in D.C.

BY LINDA POULSON SPECIAL TO THE NNPA The Nation of Islam is preparing for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March to be held again in Washington, D.C. The event will take place on Oct. 10 at the National Mall. While the first event on Oct. 16, 1995, was specifically centered on the atonement […]

Young publisher an innovator in Black millennial movement

Young publisher an innovator in Black millennial movement

BY TATYANA BELLAMY-WALKER SPECIAL TO THE NNPA Eleven years ago, teachers at the Clara H. Carlson School told Annis R. Sands of Elmont, N.Y., that upper-division courses would cause her excessive stress and anxiety. At 12 years old, Sands pressured the district to place her in the higher-level courses. The following year, she was the […]

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Water Ways

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Health department advises parents to get kids’ school shots early

Health department advises parents to get kids’ school shots early

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is encouraging parents to get their school-aged children vaccinated now instead of waiting until school starts. “Lines are typically longer if you wait until just before school starts to get your children immunized,” said Ron Rondeau, interim administrator, Florida Department of Health in […]

County warning: Keep horses, livestock away from creeping indigo

County warning: Keep horses, livestock away from creeping indigo

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES An invasive plant called creeping indigo has been identified in Flagler County, and it is poisonous to horses and other grazing livestock. The plant was introduced into Florida in 1925 as a potential forage species as it is in the same family as alfalfa, clover and peanuts. Toxicology concerns were […]