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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 […]

DeLand 5K to help cancer patients

DeLand 5K to help cancer patients

SPECIAL TO THE DAYOTNA TIMES A record number of runners and walkers are anticipated to attend Volusia County’s 5K on Saturday, Jan. 28, in DeLand. The sixth annual ME STRONG 5K will run its course around historic Downtown DeLand and neighboring communities beginning at 8 a.m. Registration is available for the ME STRONG 5K online […]

BREAKING NEWS- Volusia County issues post-storm cleanup safety tips

BREAKING NEWS- Volusia County issues post-storm cleanup safety tips

Volusia County issues post-storm cleanup safety tips Daytona Beach – After Hurricane Matthew has passed, failure to remove contaminated materials can be a health risk. If there is flooding, water must be removed as quickly as possible since it may contain material from overflowing sewage systems. If flood water containing sewage has gotten into the […]

Youth basketball leagues set in DeLand

Youth basketball leagues set in DeLand

Girls and boys ages 4 to 15 can sign up for winter basketball leagues that will begin playing in January at two locations in DeLand. The rookie division, for ages 4 to 6, will play Tuesday and Thursday nights in the Chisholm Community Center gymnasium, 520 S. Clara Ave. The junior league, for ages 7 […]

Youth basketball leagues scheduled in DeLand

Youth basketball leagues scheduled in DeLand

Girls and boys ages 4 to 15 can sign up for winter basketball leagues that will begin playing in January at two locations in DeLand. The rookie division, for ages 4 to 6, will play Tuesday and Thursday nights in the Chisholm Community Center gymnasium, 520 S. Clara Ave. The junior league, for ages 7 […]

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play

Actor Carl Payne, who is most noted for his roles as “Cockroach’’ on “The Cosby Show’’ and “Cole Brown’’ on “Martin,’’ will star in a comedic stage play on July 25 in DeLand. Andre Darby’s play, “My Prodigal Child,’’ will be performed at 5 p.m. at the DeLand High School Auditorium. Darby, the younger brother […]

DeLand commissioner to speak at NAACP banquet in Deltona

DeLand commissioner to speak at NAACP banquet in Deltona

The West Volusia Branch of the NAACP will host the 25th annual Freedom Fund  Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday June 5, at New Hope Baptist Church, Deltona. The Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet theme is “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice.” The West Volusia Branch Youth Council will make a special presentation and the […]

DeLand museum celebrates 20th year

DeLand museum celebrates 20th year

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The African American Museum of the Arts (AAMA) is celebrating 20 years since the vision of a place where Black artists could display their artwork year-round became a reality. It was founded in 1994 by Irene D. Johnson and her husband, Maxwell, in an effort to shape the thinking […]

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe

SundayServe is an annual outreach event in which United Methodist churches across the Central Florida area work together to accomplish service projects in their communities. The main goals of the event are to encourage churches to work together, to find new ways to best serve our communities, and to reignite the spirit of “serving others” […]

Election results too close to call

Election results too close to call

As of 8:35 p.m., 100 of 125 precincts have reported election results for the 2014 Primary Election. The polls closed at 7 p.m.   Some problems When we delivered our equipment yesterday, 4 of the 125 precincts had no phone service and no power,” said Ann McFall, Volusia County Supervisor of Elections. “We also always have […]

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