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Deltona concert changed to June 24

Deltona concert changed to June 24

The reggae and calypso band Caribbean Crew will perform at the Music in the Amphitheater, 7-9 p.m. June 24 at the Deltona Amphitheater, 2150 Eustace Ave. The concert scheduled for June 10 was cancelled because of bad weather. The band’s visit is in celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month. Caribbean Crew is an award-winning Florida […]

‘You are the people with the power’

‘You are the people with the power’

Defiant state attorney calls for ‘focus’ at West Volusia NAACP banquet BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Stay focused and be engaged was the message from Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala during the 27th Annual West Volusia NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet on June 2 in DeLand. Her message was in line with the banquet’s theme: […]

Volusia seeking applicants for advisory boards

Volusia seeking applicants for advisory boards

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Council is seeking applicants for positions on four advisory boards that research and make recommendations on topics affecting the community. •A licensed electrical contractor is needed to serve on the Contractor Licensing and Construction Appeals Board, which hears appeals of decisions and interpretations of the building official […]

Campbell Class of 1967 celebrates 50th reunion

Campbell Class of 1967 celebrates 50th reunion

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Mayola Rice Williams has fond memories of her years at Campbell Senior High School in Daytona Beach. She remembers a family atmosphere, teachers who cared, and plenty of fun activities. Williams and fellow members of the Class of 1967  remembered those times last weekend during their 50th class reunion held at […]

Focus

Focus

Juneteenth events scheduled in Daytona The Juneteenth “Hometown Heroes’’ Awards banquet will take place on Wednesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. in the Midtown Cultural & Educational Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. Tickets are $35. “During the banquet, we honor people who have made a positive impact on community by unselfishly giving […]

Ready for swimmers

Ready for swimmers

A grand re-opening event was held on June 3 for the Campbell Aquatic Center, also known as Campbell Pool. The pool is located at 313 School St., Daytona Beach. The pool had been closed for the past two years and renovations had been going on in recent months. Open swim hours, which are free, will […]

Bandshell’s summer concert series starts June 9

Bandshell’s summer concert series starts June 9

The 2017 Bandshell Live Summer Concert Series continues in Daytona Beach with the Santana & Doobie Brothers Tribute band on Friday, June 9 at 7 p.m. The concerts will continue every Friday night through Sept. 22. The Bandshell Live Summer Concert Series, in its ninth year, takes place on Friday nights at Daytona Beach’s historic […]

Caribbean Crew to perform June 10 in Deltona

Caribbean Crew to perform June 10 in Deltona

The reggae and calypso band Caribbean Crew will perform at the Music in the Amphitheater, 7-9 p.m. June 10, at the Deltona Amphitheater, 2150 Eustace Ave. The band’s visit is in celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month. Food trucks will be in the parking lot of the amphitheater and will begin serving at 6 p.m. […]

Next goal for Durham: County Council

Next goal for Durham: County Council

Current city employee and former pastor to run for Cusack’s at-large seat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. L. Ronald Durham, the City of Daytona Beach’s Community Relations manager and former pastor of Greater Friendship Baptist Church, is running for office. Durham will seek the Volusia County Council at-large seat in the 2018 election. “I […]

MEMORIAL DAY 2017

MEMORIAL DAY 2017

Remembering veterans’ sacrifice and service A Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance was held on Monday at Daytona Memorial Park to pay tribute to local veterans and members of the military. A Champions of Freedom presentation highlighted local veterans who served and sacrificed to defend the nation’s freedom. Area residents of all ages participated in the ceremony […]