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Daytona State TV station presents global holiday performances

Daytona State TV station presents global holiday performances

Daytona State College’s WDSC TV15 has a line up of traditional programming including an encore presentation of its “Our Musical Gift to the Community,’’ which was presented earlier this month. Here’s a listing of upcoming shows: National Christmas Tree Lighting: Sunday, Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m. (repeats Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.) ‘Our Musical Gift to […]

A holiday treat: College visit

A holiday treat: College visit

Daytona State hosts hundreds of local students for dinner concert and tour COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Hundreds of students in the Food Brings Hope program were treated to dinner, a concert and a tour by Daytona State College on Dec. 4. This was the college’s sixth year in a row hosting students in the […]

Port Orange to swear in new police chief next month

Port Orange to swear in new police chief next month

Port Orange has scheduled a swearing-in ceremony for its new police chief for Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. Chief Thomas Grimaldi started work this week. In September, he was selected by City Manager Jake Johansson to replace current Chief of Police Gerald M. Monahan, Jr., who is retiring at the end of November after […]

Workshop to focus on rebuilding homes after disasters

Workshop to focus on rebuilding homes after disasters

Volunteer organizations that help rebuild homes after disasters are invited to a free workshop at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Volusia Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach. Tim Smail, senior vice president of engineering and technical programs for the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), will present […]

Irrigation of lawns now limited to one day a week

Irrigation of lawns now limited to one day a week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Landscape irrigation is now limited to one day a week in 18 counties of the St. Johns River Water Management District, including Volusia County and Port Orange. Plants and grass need less water in cooler months and watering restrictions ensure the efficient use of water for lawn and landscape irrigation. […]

Daytona State photographers donating positive images to Vince Carter Sanctuary

Daytona State photographers donating positive images to Vince Carter Sanctuary

At its Nov. 10 reception, the Vince Carter Sanctuary in Bunnell wlll showcase a permanent exhibit presented by the Daytona State College’s Southeaster Center for Photographic Studies. Photography students, faculty and alumni have donated 37 images to the sanctuary. They include sweeping landscapes, children at play and other superlative vignettes of life, love and nature. […]

Daytona State College adds night courses in auto body and collision repair

Daytona State College adds night courses in auto body and collision repair

Car buffs looking to break into the auto collision repair industry can now get their training during evening classes at Daytona State College beginning in January 2016. The new night courses leading to a vocational certificate in Auto Body and Collision Repair will be offered at Daytona State’s Advanced Technology College (ATC) off Williamson Blvd. […]

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Paying tribute to the remaining veterans from the “Greatest Generation,” the Daytona State College Symphonic Band takes the stage for its Sunday, Oct. 18, performance at the college’s News-Journal Center, presenting the American Premiere of  “Trombonico,’’ a three-movement work that takes, from among others, inspiration for the music of Tommy […]

Retired fire chief supports racial discrimination claim

Retired fire chief supports racial discrimination claim

PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Flames continue to spread following last week’s Daytona Times report that Fire Department Lieutenant Larry Stoney said he has filed an EEOC complaint against the city. Last week, the Daytona Times reported Stoney’s claim that he was denied appointment as fire chief, and that a less qualified White male was appointed […]

Free SAT/ACT prep workshop takes place Saturday at Daytona State

Free SAT/ACT prep workshop takes place Saturday at Daytona State

For Volusia and Flagler county school students preparing to sit for the SAT or ACT exams, Daytona State College has scheduled a half-day free workshop to help students feel more confident before they take the actual tests. The free SAT/ACT prep workshop, hosted by Daytona State’s College of Education and TRiO Educational Talent Search, will […]