Backpacks and school supplies will be given out to local schoolkids starting Saturday

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away to Daytona Beach residents during the eighth annual Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway. The...

‘Best Class Reunion Ever’ brings together grads from four high schools

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Summer under Florida’s sun welcomes a host of holiday fun and barbecues, but 15 years ago, Vonda Kimble, a 1981 graduate...

Donation from AKAs to help teen homeless program

FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools received a $1,000 check to support the teenage homeless program within Volusia County Public Schools from the Gamma...

Community News

Volusia, New Smyrna Beach team up to ease beachside congestion Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division and the City of New Smyrna Beach have partnered...

Allen Chapel to celebrate Men’s Day on Sunday

The Men’s Ministry of Allen Chapel A.M.E. will have its Men’s Day worship service on Aug. 9 at 9:45 a.m. The ministry also is...

Former gang members unite for ‘Pray 4 My Hood’

Former gang members preached, prayed and shared the gospel on July 26 at Daytona Garden Apartments in front of a rapt audience of area...

State legislators to look again at ‘direct primary care’

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After the idea received near-unanimous support from the House of Representatives during a June special session, Rep. Fred Costello, R-Ormond...

Volusia closer to building homeless shelter

Volusia Safe Harbor would provide 200 additional beds for males and females BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach could have fewer homeless persons living on its...

Backstage with Playwright Andre Darby

DeLand resident brings theatrical, musical talent to local audience BY PENNY DICKERSON         DAYTONA TIMES DeLand playwright and gospel recording artist Andre Darby returned to his...

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