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Salute to Dr. Seuss

Salute to Dr. Seuss

The birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) was celebrated on March 2 at Turie T. Elementary School as part of Read Across America Day. The afternoon was filled with guest readers, special crafts and snacks – all connected in some way to Dr. Seuss and the many characters he brought to life. Above, Volusia […]

Focus

Focus

Tryouts for lifeguards Saturday Volusia County Beach Safety and Ocean Rescue is hiring lifeguards for the summer. Tryouts will be held March 12 at the Cypress Aquatic Center, 981 George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach, from 8 a.m. to noon. They will continue at the Port Orange YMCA from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. On March […]

Community News

Community News

Charter Review Commission to meet March 14 Volusia County’s Charter Review Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the second-floor Dennis R. McGee Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach. Members will discuss the Volusia Growth Management Commission. For more information about the commission and to view […]

‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur to speak at Daytona State

‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur to speak at Daytona State

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Chris Gilpin, a 2002 Daytona State College graduate who turned a $1 winning lottery ticket into a thriving tech startup, will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 12, during the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series hosted by the Small Business Development Center at Daytona State College. The free […]

NAACP forum an opportunity to air concerns

NAACP forum an opportunity to air concerns

Crime, diversity, education among issues discussed at Daytona event BY FELIX REYES JR. SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Crime, education and the lack of positive activities for youth in Daytona Beach all were addressed last week during a community forum that brought together the NAACP, residents as well as city and county leaders. The forum […]

BIKE WEEK 2016

BIKE WEEK 2016

Lots of motorcycles, lots of fun Activities are underway for the 10-day Bike Week. That means plenty of flashy bikes, lots of activities and great food. According to to the official Bike Week organizers, the event is “filled with high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases and much more.’’ It was established […]

Residents get second chance through Operation Safe Surrender

Residents get second chance through Operation Safe Surrender

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Persons with an outstanding warrants will have a chance to clear up past troubles on Tuesday, April 12, during the Operation Safe Surrender program from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ, 511 Fremont Ave., Daytona Beach. Members of the clergy, police and […]

Butts Miracle Temple to honor overseer

Butts Miracle Temple to honor overseer

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Overseer Mother Willie Mae Butts will celebrate 55 years of ministry on March 18 and 19 at Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ, 636 Hawk St., Daytona Beach. Service times are 7 p.m. on Friday, March 18 and 5 p.m. on March 19. Special guests will include Pastor Patricia […]

Bank distributes Financial Literacy Grants through FUTURES Foundation

Bank distributes Financial Literacy Grants through FUTURES Foundation

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES SunTrust Bank recently awarded $16,780 in Financial Literacy Grants to seven school projects across Volusia County which combine entrepreneurism and financial literacy. SunTrust funded a total of $25,000 through FUTURES Foundation, which facilitated the application process for this school year’s grants. The remaining funds shall be distributed during the 2016-17 school […]

Focus

Focus

Bike Week to impact Votran service Bike Week brings heavy traffic, and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations. Schedule delays will occur from March 4 through 13. Detours are subject to change without notice. “Votran will make every effort to notify customers as soon as the detours and route deviations […]