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‘Motown & Mo’ to dazzle Palm Coast

‘Motown & Mo’ to dazzle Palm Coast

“Motown & Mo’” will deserve big “props” following performances of talented voices and style during its 18th season, Oct. 16, 7 p.m., and Oct. 17, 5 p.m. Cast members are working at Palm Coast Community Center for celebrity appearances, mimicking the superstars of Motown and beyond, in addition to engaging theatrics and setting lip sync […]

Plenty of new and old favorites at Gospelfest

Plenty of new and old favorites at Gospelfest

Enthusiasts poured in from the rain for a Gospelfest, attesting to “having church,” and showering a number of vocalists. The performers cast their talents, getting their praises on for the Gospelfest and dinner recently held by the Women’s Day Committee of First Church. The committee accepted the tickets to the fest and for a delicious […]

Cookout kicks off busy season of activities for AACS

Cookout kicks off busy season of activities for AACS

The annual cookout began the opening of the African American Cultural Society (AACS) resuming a full schedule of annual activities. The members returned from summer to begin a year “perpetuating the cultural heritage of African-Americans and the African Diaspora through social, educational, artistic, and intellectual activities.” It attracted members and friends to the Hammock Community […]

Quality education for students the focus of Flagler NAACP banquet

Quality education for students the focus of Flagler NAACP banquet

BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY DAYTONA TIMES It was a suave affair, drawing attention to the school-to-prison pipeline that resulted in positive change. On Saturday evening, the Flagler County NAACP sponsored its Freedom Fund Banquet in Palm Coast at the exquisite Hammock Beach Resort. The Aug. 29 event was a black-tie splash in fine dining and […]

Community News

Community News

Summer finale party set for Aug. 15 at DeLand YMCA The DeLand Family YMCA is hosting the Best Summer Ever Finale Party on Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All children 9-13 who were registered in the Best Summer Ever program are welcome to attend for free T-shirts, food, fun and fitness. Activities […]

Flagler students bring home medals from NAACP competition

Flagler students bring home medals from NAACP competition

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES PALM COAST – Two Flagler County high school students brought home medals from the NAACP’s 37th Annual Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) in Philadelphia. The July 12 awards ceremony capped months of local competitions where students competed in 29 categories, ranging from performing arts and music to mathematics, biology […]

Transportation planning organization meets July 27 in Palm Coast

Transportation planning organization meets July 27 in Palm Coast

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization will hold a meeting from 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 27, to receive public input on the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan. The meeting will be held at Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast. Specifically, the public meeting is to solicit […]

Flagler accepting applications for Veteran of the Year

Flagler accepting applications for Veteran of the Year

Julie Murphy, public information officer, states that all veterans deserve high praise, but Flagler County is looking for nominations for Veteran of the Year. The award will be presented to a living Flagler County veteran who has not only served his or her country with honor but has used the leadership skills and abilities learned […]

Students learn about fire safety during ‘Data Busters’ program

Students learn about fire safety during ‘Data Busters’ program

Area high school students participating in the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency’s “Data Busters” program visited Flagler County Fire Rescue Division to learn about the department and how to properly use a fire extinguisher. “I’m going to show you how to use these fire extinguishers and while I wouldn’t discourage you from putting out a […]

County warning: Keep horses, livestock away from creeping indigo

County warning: Keep horses, livestock away from creeping indigo

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES An invasive plant called creeping indigo has been identified in Flagler County, and it is poisonous to horses and other grazing livestock. The plant was introduced into Florida in 1925 as a potential forage species as it is in the same family as alfalfa, clover and peanuts. Toxicology concerns were […]