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Preparing to honor those who served

Preparing to honor those who served

Veteran is encouraging Blacks to attend local events honoring soldiers during Memorial Day weekend. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Memorial Day is designed to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this nation. All across the country, the day is filled with ceremonies, parades and events. The Daytona Times caught up with one local […]

DeLand ponders homeless solutions; moves forward on expanding shelter

DeLand ponders homeless solutions; moves forward on expanding shelter

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach has had scenes of homeless people sleeping and camping outside of the Volusia County building on Beach Street. Holly Hill recently had residents protest Halifax Urban Ministries’ plan to turn the closed Hurst Elementary School into Hope Place a homeless sanctuary for families. One local municipality seems to […]

A free checkup for young athletes

A free checkup for young athletes

Family First Health Center provides physicals for kids eager to play sports COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dr. Delicia M. Haynes, founder and CEO of the Family First Health Center, presented the center’s seventh annual free sports physicals event on May 21. She was assisted by Dr. Andria Klioze and Dr. Karla McNish of the […]

MEMORIAL WEEKEND EVENTS

MEMORIAL WEEKEND EVENTS

Daytona Beach A free Star-Spangled concert featuring The Turnstiles, a Billy Joel tribute band, is May 28 at 7:15 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, 250 N. Atlantic Ave. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Visit www.bandshell.info or call 386-947-8007. The Country 500 music festival is May 27-29 at the Daytona International Speedway featuring over 40 performers.  […]

Learn how to maintain irrigation system on June 9

Learn how to maintain irrigation system on June 9

Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will offer tips on operating and maintaining a home irrigation system at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9, in DeBary Hall’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. He’ll explain how to replace sprinkler heads, repair broken pipes, and set the automatic timer. He’ll also offer information about the best times to water. Jeffries […]

City of Palm Coast’s photo contest deadline is May 31

City of Palm Coast’s photo contest deadline is May 31

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The deadline for entries to the City of Palm Coast’s Find Your Florida 2016 Photography Contest is May 31. In a photograph, show what makes Palm Coast special. Prizes will be awarded, and photographs submitted for the contest will be used by the city for marketing, promotional and public relations […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha to present Debutante Cotillion on June 4

Alpha Kappa Alpha to present Debutante Cotillion on June 4

The Gamma Mu Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present seven young ladies to society during its biennial Debutante Cotillion on Saturday, June 4. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, 325 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach. Tickets are $25. The goal of the program […]

FUTURES Foundation announces new officers

FUTURES Foundation announces new officers

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools has announced its 2016-17 officers who take office effective July 1:  President John Guthrie of Halifax Health; President-Elect Paula Gregory, CPA, Weston & Gregory CPAs; Vice President Susan Mendez of Duke Energy; Treasurer Cory Domayer, CPA, of Florida Hospital Flagler; Secretary Jeff Brok of […]

Daytona State’s Enrollment Day set for June 11

Daytona State’s Enrollment Day set for June 11

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Daytona State College registration for summer and fall semesters is as simple as a visit to the Daytona Beach campus. An Enrollment Day event scheduled for Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. provides the opportunity to complete everything from application to registration and have a chance to […]

Beach walk to benefit Guardian ad Litem

Beach walk to benefit Guardian ad Litem

Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division will sponsor a two-mile Family Fun Beach Walk to benefit foster children served by the Seventh Judicial Circuit’s Guardian ad Litem program on Saturday, June 4. The walk starts at 10 a.m. on the beach behind Sun Splash Park, 611 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. Participants can register early at […]