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Daytona State to offer daytime welding classes

Daytona State to offer daytime welding classes

In response to increasing demand for skilled welders, Daytona State College (DSC) has expanded its welding program to offer daytime courses leading to an industry-recognized certificate in Welding Technology, beginning fall semester. The new daytime option for future welders adds to evening classes already in place. DSC’s two-semester welding program prepares students to become professional […]

Daytona State’s Enrollment Day set for June 3

Daytona State’s Enrollment Day set for June 3

Daytona State College’s Enrollment Day is set for Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus. It provides an opportunity for students to complete everything from admission to registration. How it works: Students start by completing a Daytona State application, then meet with an admissions advisor and financial […]

April 8 deadline to submit Section 8 applications

April 8 deadline to submit Section 8 applications

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will accept pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list from April 6 to 11:59 p.m. April 8. Applications must be submitted online at www.volusia.org/section8. Interested persons can apply from a personal computer, mobile phone or tablet. Public-use computers are available at […]

‘Violet the Musical’ continues at Daytona State

‘Violet the Musical’ continues at Daytona State

With flavors of country, gospel, blues and honky-tonk rock, Daytona State College’s spring musical, “Violet the Musical’’ continues through March 4 at its News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Performances are March 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. “Violet the Musical’’ tells the story of a young disfigured woman who embarks on a […]

DeLand theater to present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

DeLand theater to present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

The Athens Theatre in downtown DeLand will present “Driving Miss Daisy’ starting Feb. 17. The 1989 Academy Award winning film starred Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy. After crashing her car, Daisy Werthan, an elderly, sharp tongued, opinionated and difficult-to-please Jewish widow is forced by her son Boolie to employ an ever-patient Black chauffeur (Hoke). Their […]

Halifax Health honors nurses for extraordinary work

Halifax Health honors nurses for extraordinary work

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Halifax Health recently honored two registered nurses – Kim Albery and Mary Little – as winners of the community health system’s December 2016 DAISY Award recognizing extraordinary nurses. Kim Albery of New Smyrna Beach has been a Halifax Health employee since 2001.  Originally hired as a licensed practical nurse, Albery, a […]

Film series continues at college

Film series continues at college

Daytona State College is continuing its film series of rare African-American filmmakers. They are being shown in the Southeast Museum of Photography Madorsky Theater, 1200 International Speedway Blvd., Hosseini Center. “First Fight. Then Fiddle. Black Identity in American Cinema 1920 -2016’’ showcases films from a new collection titled “Pioneers of African-American Cinema,’’ a series of […]

Black History Month observances shaping up

Black History Month observances shaping up

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The start of Black History Month is less than a week away and programs to educate area residents on the achievements and sacrifices of African-Americans will be plentiful. Black History Month grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. In 1976, it […]

From the Bandshell to church: Free activities on New Year’s Eve

From the Bandshell to church: Free activities on New Year’s Eve

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES There are plenty of options for those looking for free New Year’s Eve activities. At the Bandshell The City of Daytona Beach is sponsoring a free concert and painting event on New Year’s Eve at the Bandshell. John Carroll and Cowboys band will present a “Rock with Kid Rock’’ concert. […]

College to host public safety job fair on Oct. 21

College to host public safety job fair on Oct. 21

Daytona State College’s School of Emergency Services will host one of Florida’s largest public safety job fairs featuring recruiters for firefighters, law enforcement, corrections, emergency medical services, EVAC and more on Friday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Daytona State’s Advanced Technology College. More than 60 agency representatives will be on hand […]

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